Thanksgiving is almost here, so now is the perfect time to figure out how you're going to cook that Turkey Day bird for dinner. Choosing a high-quality turkey is important, but if you haven't even gotten yours yet, the pickings may be slim, so do the best you can. Brining the ...more
Cook a Perfect Turkey
This video is about cooking the perfect turkey using an infusion roaster. We're going to cook the turkey in an infusion roaster by Sante. 1. Choose a chicken or turkey. Clean and pat dry. 2. Rub inside cavity with kosher salt. 3. Rub outside with olive oil, front and back. ...more
Take the stress out of your Thanksgiving dinner showpiece when you roast up a moist, golden bird. Learn how to cook the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. You will need: 12-14 lb. kosher or self-basting turkey roasting pan with rack aluminum foil large plate instant-read thermometer ...more
Cook a hearty turkey pot pie that will be absolutely perfect for a cold winter night. You will need: Game hens, carrots, onions, red potatoes, canned corn, mushrooms and, of course, turkey breast. This recipe is sure to fill you up and leave you satisfied. Follow the instructi ...more
Make fat-free, guilt-free turkey for you and the family. A delicious Holiday center piece, a recipe you'll be enjoying for years to come.In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a Christmas roast turkey breast. How to: This is an 8-pound frozen turkey breast, thawed in t ...more
Let's talk turkey. Storing, thawing, cooking, oven roasting. This home cooking video lesson from the wonderfully charming Pam Outen covers it all and will help you to prepare the perfect oven-roasted turkey for you and yours be it for a holiday or informal celebration.
Roasting turkey is a topic that inspires endless debate among cooks. How do you get the perfect mixture of juicy meat, crispy skin, and flavor? Everyone has a favorite technique, whether it's brining the bird or spatchcocking it. However, if you're ready to move onto Ph.D. lev ...more
Many home cooks struggle to cook duck breast because they cook it as they would chicken. But not all poultry is created equal, and duck is definitely unlike chicken. For starters, the breast of the duck is a rich, dark meat, and the cut is covered by a thick slab of fat. When ...more
In this video learn to make fat-free, guilt-free turkey for you and the family. A delicious Holiday center piece, a recipe you'll be enjoying for years to come. Ingredients: *Turkey stock from roast turkey breast (The amount of stock you have will depend on the size of Turkey ...more
In this video, we learn how to cook perfect broccoli. When making broccoli, you want something that is not mushy but not hard and bright green. First, you will need to cut the florets so they are all the same size. From here, boil some water with lots of salt in it. After this ...more
This survivalist video shows you how to cook raw rice in a canteen cup with minimal resources. Only a cup of raw rice, a canteen cup and water are required for this method. First pour the raw rice in to the canteen cup and add water and let it soak for 15 minutes. Next drain o ...more
In the middle of town we meet our host who is showing us how to prepare turkey breast with tomato and mozzarella. He starts with slicing an onion, then a clove of garlic; he has amazing artistry with the knife. He heats up a pot and then places these ingredients and some salt ...more
For some of us, cooking rice ain't easy. If you're getting gooey rice, you're doing something wrong... but have no fear. Cooking perfect rice is easy once you learn how. Follow these steps for light, fluffy white or brown rice every time. You Will Need: • Long-grain rice • ...more
So, I suppose we're going both redneck and Thanksgiving turkey twice today (Redneck Slingshot Chick + Extreme Thanksgiving Recipes). Something about home for the holidays inspires... and this is pretty darn great. USA Today posts a HowTo from the book Manifold Destiny (by Chr ...more
Cooking perfect steak is easy with the help of Chef Tips host Jason Hill. Hill explains how to tell when a steak is done by using a simple restaurant method. Now, you'll always know the correct steak cooking temperature. Learn how to prepare a perfect steak by watching this vi ...more
Cook the perfect prime rib by mathematically calculating a precise cooking and resting time. In this video tutorial, a bone-in prime rib is seasoned with the secret ingredient parve and is cooked to a medium-rare pink with the perfect rare moisture.
In this video, we learn how to cook absolutely perfect Italian risotto. To start, you should not rinse the rice that you are using. Also, make sure you are using a wide and low pot to let the liquid evaporate evenly. The dish should be prepared according to the seasons, so you ...more
Chef Sanjay shows you how to make his version of a stuffed turkey breast (with an Indian flavor flair of course)!
Ever wonder how to get that perfectly cooked duck breast? Now you can get that restaurant style duck breast with a cripsy skin on the outside while still keeping the inside moist and pink. You start by making a grid like pattern on the fat using a sharp knife. Doing this will ...more
Learn how to nail the impossible: a holiday turkey prepared in the most basic of conditions (a dorm for example). See how to make stuffing and cook the turkey with just a microwave!
In this tutorial, we learn how to easily cook a turkey using a simple turkey brine. First, grab a large plastic bucket that is clean, and add in water until it's halfway full. Add in pepper, bay leaves, dried thyme, peppercorns, and parsley to this brine. Use a large spoon to ...more
This video shows how you can cook a perfect steak. Let the steak sit for 5 to 10 minutes. This will help it cook evenly. Salt both sides with Kosher salt. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Heat an oven proof pan on top of the stove until it begins to smoke. Place the steak in ...more
This video shows a technique to cook the perfect steak in ten minutes. The video starts off with two wonderful Rib-eye steaks. The presenter seasons the steaks with fresh ground black pepper, sea salt, and a dribble of oil. A skillet is pre-heated with oil and a small amount o ...more
Cooking bacon in the oven is far superior to pan frying.You can have flat perfect bacon without the greasy mess. You also don't have to keep an eye on it in the oven like you do in a frying pan.
Perfect poached eggs: A little vinegar makes all the difference. This video will show you how to do it .
Interested in pan-grilling a beefsteak to perfection? With a little bit of patience and the proper technique, it's easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about five minutes. For m ...more
In this how to video Chef Jean Pierre shows you how to make the best Chinese cashew chicken you've ever tasted, with this easy to prepare stir-fry recipe. To make it extra special serve over jasmine rice. Once you've learned how to prepare this recipe, you won't order Chinese ...more
Cooking that big Thanksgiving bird doesn't have to be daunting. Check out this tutorial and learn how to brine and cool your turkey in the oven and cut down on the cooking time. No holiday is complete without turkey and by watching this video you will be able to make your own. ...more
In cooking, making a perfect baked potato is one of the simplest and easiest dishes to prepare. Most of the people would chip the potato with a fork on its surface and cover with some silver foils and would keep in the oven. But, this should not be done as it could result in d ...more
Cooking a turkey is really quite easy and a great way to help out on Thanksgiving day. This how-to video will show a method for cooking the juiciest turkey you've ever had in a bag. Oh and don't forget the great stuffing as well. Turkey Ingredients: 1 large turkey, preferably ...more
This video shows you how to prepare a pork chop with perfect crackling. First, you will need to cut the rind, making hash marks along its’ sides. Then, you will need to season it well, with sea salt and crushed back pepper. Place it in the oven with potatoes: they should be cl ...more
Cooking steak can be a challenge but head Chef Donald Russell will show you how you can cook your steak perfectly every time. It is important to start with a nice piece of fresh meat and with a few helpful tips you will be sure to have succulent steak. Watch this video to per ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to cook a deboned turkey in a small oven. First, take out the sack of guts and the turkey neck from the turkey and place in a large pot full of water. When finished, cut the turkey open with a sharp knife, then remove the breast plate and ribs. T ...more
In this video, we learn how to cook a delicious turkey with brine. A brine is a saline solution that will bring out the natural flavors of the turkey. The brine insulates all the moisture so the turkey comes out more moist than ever. For the brine, start out with peppercorn, t ...more
I've never been a huge fan of the traditional roasted turkey at Thanksgiving. Different parts of the bird finish cooking at different times, so by the time the legs are cooked through, the breast meat is totally dry. If you don't want to go the deep-frying route, how can you s ...more
How do you know when a boiled egg is done? By the time you crack it open to check, it's too late! And peeling an egg can sometimes be a tricky business, too. Fortunately, this video by a professional chef is here to explain an easy solution to both kitchen quandries! Cook and ...more
Turkey breasts are much easier to cook than the entire bird. If you want a little bit of Thanksgiving flavor without all the fuss, watch this video to learn how to cook delicious turkey breasts in your oven quickly and easily.
For great turkey recipes, turn to chef Jason Hill, who shows you how to cook a turkey easily and without fuss, using a simple turkey brine. Also in this roast turkey video are turkey tips for your next big holiday meal and turkey cooking times. The ingredients are a whole turk ...more
Turkey meat is not only healthy but it is very versatile. You can turn an old Mexican recipe into a new one by adding a little turkey meat. This how to video shows you how to cook Mexican style turkey fajitas. It is a great way to cook all gaming meat this season. Everyone is ...more
A turkey baster is one of those single-use kitchen items that most people only need once or twice a year (although you can use it for a few other things). You never seem to miss having one until the holidays roll around when it's time to cook your Thanksgiving turkey. But do y ...more
Bacon isn't hard to cook on the stovetop, but every cook who's been hit by splattering fat knows it's not the most pleasant kitchen task to tackle. If you're cooking bacon for a lot of people, you can avoid this by cooking it in the oven on a roasting rack, DIY or otherwise. ...more
Lumpy gravy? Gluey mashed potatoes? Dry turkey meat? So many things can go wrong when you are bestowed the honor (and burden) of cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Thankfully, some culinary mishaps that you encounter in the kitchen can be reversed or craftily disguised right before ...more
Turkey biryani roast is turkey stuffed with rice and cooked in the oven. Perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas, we think you'll love this Indian twist to turkey from Chef Sanjay.
Prepare the perfect turkey for Thanksgiving or any other special occasion. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to season and roast your turkey to perfection. Get the outside nice and brown and the inside nice and tender. Watch and learn how to cook your turkey properly.
We've all been there. You can't decide what you want to eat and, even more confusingly, you want two distinctly different things, whether it's sweet and salty, Chinese and, well, cheese. Chances are when you're in this state of indecision, you also want to make this mythically ...more
In Turkey, near the Syrian border, the Hairy Bikers demonstrate the best way to build and cook the perfect doner kebab. Brilliant recipe clip from BBC food-lovers show 'Hairy Bikers Cook Book'. Learn how to make doner kebabs. Search BBC Food on WonderHowTo for more great BBC ...more
Learn how to make a great apple cider brine to flavor your pork, turkey, or chicken with this cooking video. This apple cider brine recipe is brought to you by JJ Gonson on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. If you think brine is just salty ...more
When it comes to Thanksgiving, some people live for stuffing (or dressing, if that's what you call it). Personally, I love all stuffing, even the boxed kind. However, even the classics can start to feel a little staid and dull after a while. Why not try giving your Thanksgivi ...more
I recently had a small gathering of friends over for a quick cookout consisting of mostly burgers on the grill. One of my friends informed me beforehand that she didn't eat red meat, but that she would be perfectly okay with eating a turkey burger. It would be impossible for ...more
Poor chickens. Bacon fat is revered (and justifiably so), and duck fat is a staple at most fine grocers. Marbles of fat make a steak divine, and goose fat is the holy grail of fatty goodness. Yet chicken fat is usually thrown away. If you're one of those people who roasts a c ...more
A salad can mean everything from fruit to meat and everything in-between, but it never means finger food. Forks are required. So that means that even though salads are versatile, delicious, and customizable, they are hell at cocktail parties. How do you hold your glass and tak ...more
I've never met a person who doesn't love French fries. And, to be frank, I have no desire to meet such a person. I know traditionalists who love their fries with ketchup; European folk who love theirs with mayonnaise; gourmet eaters who prefer truffle oil; and some, like my g ...more
No offense to water, but if I could survive on coffee alone, I would. I swear I'm not addicted... I just really, really, really love the taste of a cuppa joe, whether it's hot, cold, frothed, milked, flavored, plain, whatever! And while my favorite thing to do with coffee will ...more
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, leaving holiday cookers scrambling for turkey recipes the whole family will love, without taking up the whole holiday in the kitchen. One thing's for sure though— a nice Butterball turkey is sure to be the main dish on everyone's table this feast-ive ...more
All day I dream of eggs: scrambled, poached, over easy, hard-boiled, fried, baked, raw... Okay, the last one is a joke (unless you're Gaston, which means that you eat five dozen of them and you're roughly the size of a barge). But eggs are freaking good in just about any cooki ...more
Beer can turkey? Sounds like a joke, right? Well, it may have started off as one, but now shoving a beer can up the butt of a turkey is a much favored cooking technique in lieu of the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. With the beer can up its butt, it helps steam the turkey to ...more
Meat and bourbon is a delicious marriage—whether it's bacon-infused bourbon or bourbon drenched steaks, or perhaps the most ingenious combination of all: bourbon-spiked chilli. The hint of bourbon is subtle, but it packs just enough punch to set this delicious chili apart in ...more
When roast chicken is concerned, perfection is hard to attain. The reason for this is surprisingly simple: the light meat and the dark meat should be cooked to different temperatures. Ideally, chicken legs should be cooked to at least 170°F, while breasts should be cooked to ...more
One of the hottest trends in the food world right now is "spiralized" vegetables. I will confess that I am a bit suspicious of any diet or food fad that eliminates an entire food group for anything other than physician-ordered health reasons, but something really good has foll ...more
I've cracked thousands of eggs in my life, yet I still usually mess up when I make my morning eggs. Sometimes I crack the egg to hard and end up leaving half of the white on the counter. Other times I don't crack the egg hard enough, and end up spending 20 seconds digging with ...more