Garnishing Salads

How To : Prepare a classic summertime potato salad

Join Mark Law as he takes advantage of the last days of summer and packs an eco-friendly picnic using Recycline's Preserve Kitchen Ware. Exclusive to Whole Foods Market, Preserve Kitchen is made from 100% recycled materials and makes the perfect container for Mark's recipe for ...more

How To : Make a creamy, fruity ambrosia salad

A popular dessert salad, especially during the warm weather, is the ambrosia salad. This dish is a delcious mix of whippped cream, fruit and a few marshmallows for garnish. This video even shows you how to make your own whipped cream using a kitchen mixer! Make a creamy, fruit ...more

How To : Make a panzanella salad with crab and avocado

This week's recipe is a Secret Ingredient team favorite. Not only is it a brilliant use for leftover bread, it's a lively salad of peppery arugula tossed in roasted tomato vinaigrette, topped with toasted goat cheese and generously garnished with Whole Catch™ Wild Caught Crab. ...more

How To : Cut a pretty flower food garnish from a carrot

You want to know the real reason you pay so much money to dine at four and five-star restaurants? Well, the quality of the food is obviously a factor. But the biggest discrepancy is quite simply the presentation. Order something as simple as pan-seared tuna with sesame seeds a ...more

How To : Form a tomato rose salad and food decoration

Tomatoes have long been salad staples, but never have they adorned your salad quite like this before. Turn your daily salad from ordinary to sexy fabulosity by cutting and folding up this beautiful tomato rose. Excellent as a garnish on most food dishes as well as a bowl of sa ...more

How To : Make Sure Your Dinner Party Is a Success

Holiday dinners can be the same every year, but many are starting to switch it up, making new traditions and getting a new dining experience for everyone at the table. It’s not unusual to see sweet potatoes on an Easter dinner menu or lamb at Thanksgiving dinner. Some people ...more

How To : Make potato salad for a picnic

WatchMojo teaches you how to make a pleasing Potato Salad for a picnic. Ingredients: For the salad base: 2 1/2 lbs new red potatoes, 10 large radishes, 2 celery stalks, 6 green onions, 3 hard-boiled eggs, 1/2 cup dill pickles. For the dressing: 3/4 cup light mayonnaise, 1/4 cu ...more

How To : Make an eggplant salad

Watch this how to video and learn to make a delicious eggplant salad with this detailed recipe. This salad is a great way to incorporate veggies into a meal. Ingredients: 1/4 cup Olive oil 1 tsp Turmeric 1 tsp Cumin 1/2 tsp Red pepper flakes 1/2 cup lime juice 8 cloves Garlic ...more

How To : Make a Caprese salad

See how to make a favorite recipe of most everyone… the Caprese salad. If you like mozzarella cheese and tomatoes, this is the salad for you. Heck, it looks more like a sandwich, but it screams salad. See how to make the Caprese salad. Ripe tomatoes and creamy mozzarella are ...more

How To : Make Raita

Tired of eating a boring ceasar salad? Impress your guests with this tasty Indian dish. Check out this video for a tutorial on how to make Raita! Make this easy Indian salad in just a few minutes. Raita is usually served with a spicy dish. Step 1: Put yogurt in bowl Spoon t ...more

How To : Prepare beet salad

Chef Mike C and Chef Olivier prepare a beet salad. The Chefs give no measurements so you'll have to guess as to how much to use. The ingredients you will need are: 1. roasted beets (cut into cubes) 2. bit of Italian spice 3. little bit of cinnamon 4. small carton of unflavore ...more

How To : Prepare an easy lobster appetizer

Watch this video to learn how to prepare an easy lobster appetizer. Your guests will gobble them up in no time! Ingredients four (1 lb) lobsters six cups mesclun (baby greens) one cup lobster stock one shallot, peeled and finely diced cup vinaigrette one tsp fresh lemon juice ...more

How To : Make Indian style cabbage salad (sambharo)

This cabbage salad is an amazing salad/subzi recipe. All the nutrients (Vitamin C) are still intact as the cabbage has not been cooked a whole lot. Sambharo is traditionally a Gujarati dish and once again, like a lot of other Gujarati dishes, it will blow you away with it’s si ...more

How To : Make a radish rosette to garnish your food

Radish rosettes are an elegant and beautiful way to garnish any savory dish - and fortunately, they are also easy to make! This video shows you a quick and easy method to carve a few rosettes out of large radishes, using a small paring knife. Dress up any salad or veggie platt ...more

How To : Make wasabi foam to garnish and serve over meals

Looking to add some spice to your dinner but not a fan of straight wasabi? In this tutorial, learn how to make a light and fluffy foam with wasabi that you can serve over fish, sushi, salad or any other light dish that needs some spice.

How To : Prepare calf head

Chef Harald Wohlfahrt prepares calf head. To be honest I can not believe the ingredients but someone must enjoy it. You will need 1 calf head (the mask, tongue, brains, sweetbread and cheeks) Garnish with potatoes, beans, shallots, celeriac, garlic clove, carrots, black radish ...more

How To : Use your soda charger to carbonate fruit

Carbonating fruit is simple and delicious. First, get a soda charger with two chargers ready. Next, put in berries such as blueberries or strawberries and fuse the gas. Allow it to sit for 30 minutes. Use as a garnish for desserts, salads, mixed drinks, or as a snack.

How To : Cook ratatouille

Follow this simple recipe to cook gourmet ratatouille. Combine olive oil, onion, eggplant, bell pepper, garlic, canned tomatoes, fresh thyme, and garnish with fresh basil. Ratatouille can be served hot or cold, as a side dish, salad or main dish.

How To : Make a watermelon and feta cheese summer salad

Want to know what the perfect summer salad is? Let's just say it involved mouthwatering watermelon. And feta cheese! Check out this video recipe for a watermelon and feta salad. Nothing beats the heat like watermelon. Light and refreshing, it has a texture that goes perfectly ...more

How To : Make potato salad

Potato salad is the perfect summertime party dish. And it's pretty easy to make. You can make it for a small group or large party fest, but one thing's for sure… you'll be the hit of the bash. Even be the guest of the hour at your next picnic or pot luck with this delicious po ...more

How To : Pickle cabbage

A clear and easy method of making the traditional and healthy Russian food pickled cabbage is displayed in this video. Our chef begins by highlighting the nutritional values of the food, then goes on to detail the type of cabbage suitable for the dish. The chef then demonstrat ...more

How To : Make sweet potato salad

Here's a healthy recipe for a sumptuous sweet potato salad and a refreshing beverage to complete your dessert table. For the potato salad: 1. Place the diced sweet potato in a large bowl. 2. Add the diced chicken, some chopped onions, some scotch bonnet pepper, some sweet pepp ...more

How To : Make Thai noodle salad for a tailgate party

To make the 'lady boy' Thai noodle salad begin by making the dressing. White vinegar, sugar, sriracha, and garlic are brought to a boil. Then a marinade is made for the shrimp which combines grape seed oil, red onion, red curry paste, lemongrass, sriracha, sugar, and fish sauc ...more

How To : Make Pakistani-style seekh kebab

This video demonstrates the recipe of Seekh Kebabs. For this you need to blend minced meat, some potatoes, onions and spices in a blender. Then make sausage like rolls and fry them in a pan with some oil. Keep turning them on the pan so that they turn golden brown on each side ...more

How To : Make an easy crab salad

Learn to make a tasty, elegant crab salad dish that's as easy as it is delicious! Add about 8 ounces of backfin cooked crab meat with any bones or cartilage removed to a large bowl. Measure 2-3 heaped tablespoons of light mayonnaise and toss gently with crab meat. Chop about 1 ...more

How To : Make cheesy chicken enchiladas using your barbecue

This tutorial shows you how to make cheesy chicken enchiladas using your barbecue. - Using boneless, skinless chicken thighs/breast add seasoning in the form of salt, pepper, cumin. paprika and chili powder/Cajun pepper - Cook the chicken on the barbecue, the smaller the chic ...more

How To : Make an easy potato salad

This video demonstrates how to prepare Potato Salad and Deviled Eggs. To begin making potato salad, peel and cube potatoes. Try to make sure they are all the same size. You will need 8 potatoes. Add potatoes to boiling water. Don’t overcook. Drain and chill in the refrigerator ...more

How To : Make honey & sesame seed chicken

Watch this video to learn how to make a basic honey and sesame seed chicken. This delicious dish will be generating raves around the dinner table. Ingredients: A plate of sesame seeds Dark soy sauce Blossom honey Vegetable oil five pieces of skinless chicken Fresh coriander fo ...more

How To : Make a creamy pasta salad

Add 1 Tablespoon chicken bouillon to the cold water in the pot. You may also add herbs/spices if you wish. Cook pasta according to package directions. Start checking about two minutes before the end of cooking time. Add a cup of cold water to stop cooking as soon as pasta is ...more

How To : Cook mujaddara rice and lentils

Mujaddara has always been considered poor man's dish throughout the ages in the Middle East but currently it is considered a very healthy dish that provides a balanced healthy meal , with healthy fat, protein and carbohydrates. This dish is a very flavorful dish too. This dis ...more

How To : Make penne with roasted tomatoes and broccoli

Prepare this easy and healthy Italian meal. Its like a vacation on your plate! ROASTED TOMATO AND BROCCOLI WITH PENNE 8 large plum tomatoes - seeded and quartered 2 cups broccoli florets 2 shallots, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup chicken broth 3 Tablespoons slivered ...more

News : The challenge of avoiding the refined stuff

If you take to reading food labels you will start to notice some ingredients come up again and again. Sugar, MSG, high fructose corn syrup, spices that really don't mean "spices", things you can't pronounce. If you can't have it, chances are it's in that package you're holding ...more

How To : Make watercress soup

Watercress is an herb of the mustard family that's often used in salads and garnishes. Did you know that you can also use it in soup? This light, creamy soup is perfect for those who are trying to watch their diets, and perfect for a refreshing starter. Watch this video to lea ...more

How To : Make a creamy coconut salad

The renegade health show will show you how to make a great raw food salad that is vegan friendly. You can use coconut to replace the normal use of egg for a great new twist on an egg salad. This is a creamy and great savory coconut salad. You will want to use fresh ingredients ...more

How To : Ingenious Ways to Transform Your Leftover Pizza

I always over-order when I call in for pizza delivery, because I love having leftover pizza. Because there's so much flavor packed into the sauce, cheese, and whatever toppings you've ordered, pizza adds flavor to salads, cocktails, and can even act as the base to a quiche. Pr ...more

Herb Slapping : You've Gotta Get Physical for More Flavor

Fresh herbs can be delicate, and it's not always easy to figure out how to cut, crush, or muddle them to make the most of their flavors. Get too rough, and you have a bunch of bruised and muddy-tasting herbs, which is due to too much chlorophyll being released. Don't do enough ...more

How To : 8 Easy Ways to Enjoy Eating Octopus

The octopus is famous for its bulbous head, enormous eyes, and four pairs of long arms. The stuff of legends and nightmares, octopi have been featured in stories, artwork, and meals galore. But how do you eat this distinctive looking, bilaterally symmetrical sea creature? Her ...more

How To : Make "Dirt" You Can Actually Eat

Want to show all your foodie friends that you're really in the know? Then it's time to master the art of making edible dirt. Chefs out there are finding ways to take various foodstuffs and dry, char, and combine them to give the appearance of actual dirt—only with a rich, savo ...more

Pop Rocks Recipes : Add Some Fireworks to Your Food

If you're a child of the '70s, then you'll probably remember Pop Rocks, those fizzy little candies that created such a buzz. They went out of style in the States for a while, but now they're back with retro status. I was surprised to see them in my kids' Halloween bags a few y ...more

How To : Make Easy Imitation Caviar at Home

At first glance, caviar doesn't seem overly appealing to the masses; not very many people would be willing to spend upwards of $1,000 on a tiny spoonful of salty sturgeon eggs from the Caspian Sea. Caviar truly is the ultimate symbol of luxury and fine dining. However, if you ...more

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : The Banana Flower

Flowers may be beautiful, but they're not usually appetizing. Sure, nasturtiums are hip in fancy restaurants, but they're primarily used as a garnish. Granted, fried squash blossoms are incredible, but the point remains: flowers are usually reserved for looking at, not mastica ...more

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