Citrus-fruit

How To : Cut fancy citrus fruit wedges

Check out this short video tutorial from Rouxbe on how to cut fancy citrus fruit wedges. This video will support your cooking experience and will provide you with additional relevant information during your culinary time cutting citrus wedges. There are two ways you can cut f ...more

Trash Talk : 5 Food Scraps You Should Not Be Throwing Away

A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more

How To : Remove Rust Spots from Kitchen Knives Naturally

If you're careless and tend to leave your knives lying around or in the sink, chances are you've struggled with rusty blades. Water, as it turns out, is enemy number one when it comes to keeping your knives in mint condition. To be more specific, leaving water on them for a p ...more

How To : Use a citrus zester to zest lemons

What is a lemon zester and how do you use this versatile tool? This Kitchen Utensils how-to video to learn the many uses of zesters. Watch and see how easy it is to zest a lemon or any other citrus fruit.

How To : 56 Completely Necessary Booze Hacks

Fight me all you want, but it ain't a party without alcohol—whether it's a Halloween party, Christmas party, dinner party, or even a damn wedding. (If you think that people will stick around after dinner for a dry wedding, then you're sorely mistaken.) And while we'd all love ...more

How To : Make flames burn larger with citrus fruit peels

There are so many crazy fun things you can do with fire, this is probably one of the most tame. But it's got flame, so it's still cool. This video will show you how you can squeeze the peels of citrus fruits onto a candle (or large flame for increased fun) and the acid will ca ...more

How To : Citrus Fruit… Your New Favorite Facial Cleanser?

Switching your favorite facial cleanser isn't an easy choice. Since everyone's skin type can range from dry, to oily, to some complicated combination of both... well, let's just say that the conventional wisdom is to stick to what you know works. However, fruit—and citrus fru ...more

How To : Get rid of bad breath with home remedies

If your morning breath lasts all day, it might be time to take action. You Will Need * Citrus fruit * 2 tsp. baking soda * 2 sprigs parsley * 2-3 cloves * Black or green tea * Water or fruit juice (optional) Step 1 Eat citrus fruit and other foods high in vitamin C to prevent ...more

How To : Treat hemorrhoids

ClickHelps demonstrates how to treat hemorrhoids with home remedies. Hemorrhoids are swelling and inflammation of the veins in the rectum or anus. First, sit in a bathtub full of three or four inches of warm water. Keep your knees raised. The warm water will soothe the pain wh ...more

How To : Make a tangerine candle

Scented candles don't have anything on this Moujan creation. The best part is that it's "Hella simple." Materials: * Orange, tangerine or another favorite citrus fruit * Cutting knife * Olive oil (other cooking oils work too) * Match/lighter Directions: 1. Pour 3/4th of an ...more

How To : Supreme a citrus fruit

To supreme a citrus fruit is to remove the fruit's fleshy sections from the skin, pith, membranes, and seeds. This creates glittery wedges that are the perfect addition to fruit salads and other delicious desserts. Check out this how to video to learn how to prepare these citr ...more

How To : Segment citrus

Professional chef Michael Symon demonstrates the knife skills he uses to make cutting citrus fruits into membrane-free segments easy. * With a sharp knife, cut away all the fruit's peel, including the white pith. * Slide your knife between the membrane and the flesh of the fr ...more

How To : Section an orange

This video shows you how to section an orange. For this you will need the following: an orange, a sharp knife, a bowl, and a pairing knife. To get started, cut off the top and the bottom of the orange with a really sharp knife. This will give you a flat surface. Cut away the h ...more

How To : Suprême a citrus

When you suprême a citrus fruit, you cut away all the skin, pith, and membranes, leaving the sections of the fruit intact. It's not suprêmely difficult, but it takes some care. Suprême a citrus. Click through to watch this video on howcast.com

How To : Naturally Deodorize a Stinky Garbage Disposal

Things smell, and whether or not those things smell good or not is up to you. For lingering food odors on your hands, try using stainless steel or coffee grounds to remove the stench. To de-stink smelly jars, use mustard and water. For cutting boards, use lemons and salt, and ...more

Cook Like a Chef : Use Parchment Paper Lids Instead

Simmering or poaching food is a total pain sometimes. The problems are numerous: a layer exposed to air often dries out and creates a gross skin that can ruin the texture of the sauce, the poaching liquid evaporates too quickly and causes the poached protein to burn, and so on ...more

News : Sip in Style with These Delectable Cocktail Rims

Cocktail rims are an easy way to add extra fun and pizzazz to your favorite drink; Most cocktail rims only take a few minutes to put together, and are a great way to add a burst of flavor to compliment what you're drinking. The best part is that you can save money and get a m ...more

How To : 13 More Awesome Household Cleaning Hacks

Pretty much all of your cleaning supplies can be found in your kitchen or medicine cabinet for dirt cheap. White vinegar can be used to clean shower head deposits and your dishwasher on an empty cycle. Ammonia can be used to clean the gunk off your stove burner grates. And cit ...more

How To : Soothe acid indigestion or heartburn

Relieve symptoms of indigestion and hear burn with some simple remedies. You Will Need: • Avoidance of triggers • Antacid tablets • Licorice tablets • Aloe vera juice • Acid-blocking tablets • Pillows • A medical evaluation Step 1: Examine your triggers If you regular ...more

Chef's Quick Tip : Char Your Citrus for Extra Flavor

We're a little citrus-obsessed, and with good reason: lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruit: Mother Nature really packed those babies with flavor, from peel (which you can zest without special tools) to juice. Now executive chef Amanda Freitag of Empire Diner has come up with a w ...more

How To : Make your own all-natural hair conditioner

Commercial hair conditioners aren’t just expensive, they’re loaded with chemicals. Why don’t you whip up something more natural at home? Step 1: Use green tea Green tea is rich in compounds that make hair shiny and silky. Pour two cups boiling water over two tea bags and stee ...more

News : How a Vaccine Could Protect Florida's Orange Trees

A disease called "citrus greening" has devastated and permanently altered citrus production in the United States, but a vaccine that could protect orange trees may be part of a winning strategy to beat the bacteria that is killing the trees. Citrus greening, also known as Hua ...more

How To : Get the most juice from lemons and limes

Food editor Ian Knauer shows you how to maximize the juicing potential of your citrus fruits. Follow along and learn how. -The first thing you need to do is make sure your citrus is at room temperature, if its not then let it sit out or pop it in the microwave. -Instead of cu ...more

How To : Get Rid of Dry Skin with Fruit Facial

Today's pollution, hectic lifestyle, inadequate sleep and no time for pampering can leave your skin lackluster resulting in drying skin and making dry skin drier ultimately causing the early appearance of wrinkles and aging. A good fruit facial helps relax your skin from deep ...more

How To : Bake colorful citrus slice cookies

Just because the weather is gloomy outside and Frosty has taken his place outside on your front lawn for a few weeks doesn't mean you can get a taste of the tropics. In fact, citrus fruits come into season during the winter months. Harness their tangy flavor by baking these c ...more

How To : Make a pulled pork sandwich

You don't need expensive cooking equipment to make this pulled pork sandwich. It's made with cooking gear you should have right in your own home, which makes it the perfect recipe to try out yourself. If you've ever wanted to make pulled pork sandwiches, now's the time. This ...more

How To : Make ceviche

A classic fish dish with a special seasoning of citrus fruits makes this the perfect way to begin any dinner party! Make ceviche. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

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