This make-ahead of time entrée is elegant enough for entertaining, but it's also a wonderful way to dress up an everyday dinner by simply spreading herbed cream cheese over puff pastry, folding it around seared chicken and baking it until golden. Holiday Kitchen shows you this ...more
There are 8 million different ways to prepare chicken, even if KFC tells you that there's only grilled, original style, crunchy, and honey barbacue. If you're in a chicken mood tonight but don't want to commit hours and hours to slaving over the stove, then you're in luck. In ...more
Beans don't have to be boring! This recipe shows you how to make a delicious side dish using primarily navy beans and white beans. After soaking and cooking the beans, you can add herbs and pancetta and end with this palate pleaser. Make an herbed navy and white bean side dish ...more
Sunflowers are more edible than just the seeds! This is a delicious, unique summertime salad. Apart from 4 large sunflowers, you will also need: dry white wine, lemon juice, lemon zest, bay leaves, olive oil, garlic, thyme, basil, parsley, mint, salt, white pepper, ricotta, le ...more
There are some ingredients I cook with so often I can never buy too many of them, and most of them are produce. Onions, garlic and fresh herbs are staples in a lot of dishes, and they may be inexpensive, but when you use them on a daily basis it can add up. Some foods are eas ...more
Beef aficionados love a medium-rare burger, but many people are wary of meat that's on the pink or red side since it might contain bacteria. Is it possible to enjoy a burger that's perfectly juicy and yet also cooked thoroughly enough to destroy all traces of salmonella, E. co ...more
We've already taught you a few tricks for getting chilled, rock-hard butter to spread easily on toast, and some of you probably bypass that issue entirely by purchasing spreadable butter from the supermarket. But why waste your money when you can make a healthier, tastier vers ...more
Fresh herbs are a surefire way to enhance a dish, but buying them at the store each time you need them is costly. Luckily, growing your own herbs is a lot easier than it seems: You can even using cuttings from the herbs you already buy to start your own little herb garden. An ...more
Dried spices and herbs seem to be immortal; a peek in your parents or grandparents' cupboards will likely unveil cinnamon, basil, and oregano older than you. But the truth is, spices and herbs do have an expiration date—for their potency. Technically, they are still edible, b ...more
The balanced and refreshing taste of a cocktail should always entice you into another sip. You'll know you're drinking something of quality when no specific ingredient, including booze, dominates its taste. A great cocktail can even mirror a great meal by exhibiting flavors li ...more
It's universally known that broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and all cruciferous vegetables (also known as brassicas) are good for you—but you probably don't know exactly how good they really are. A recent study by Johns Hopkins University and the University of ...more
There are a lot of reasons for wanting to make sure your herbs last a long time. Maybe you know that your grocery store won't have decent parsley in the winter. Maybe you're taking a last-minute trip and don't want to throw away your perfect batch of basil. Or perhaps you're s ...more
The buttery scent of crescent rolls bring me back to my childhood, but those tubes that open with such a satisfying pop are more than just retro reminders. Crescent rolls can morph and serve as the base for hundreds of creative and cool dishes. You feel free to use frozen puf ...more
Here at Food Hacks, we're very fond of finding ways to regrow food. That means taking things like carrot tops and leftover bits from garlic, onions, chives, and other herbs and aromatics to create mini reusable herb gardens. Don't Miss: Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once & R ...more
Using fresh herbs can make a huge difference in almost any dish, but they're not always available everywhere. Depending on where you live, you can't always get them during the colder months. Personally, the problem I run into the most is not being able to use fresh herbs befor ...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
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
Herbs, both fresh and dried, can be intimidating and mysterious to cooks. Just how much is too much? How do you prepare them? Food writer Mark Bittman says you should think of herbs as "teeny vegetables." To me, that means we should be using more herbs in our food, especially ...more
Toaster ovens are great when cooking for one. This how to video has delicious toaster oven recipes by four-star chef Eric Ripert. Today's recipe features herb roasted chicken tenders. Ingredients for herb roasted chicken tenders: Chicken, honey, dijon mustard, salt, rosemary, ...more
En papillote may sound like a difficult French cooking method you'd never use at home, but don't be fooled by its fancy name—it's actually a really easy way to cook food that is moist and flavorful, and all you need is some parchment paper and your oven. Don't Miss: Parchment ...more
Home cooks know firsthand what it takes to make delicious and amazing food for friends and family. One of the most effective ingredients to making foods as delicious as possible is herbs. Unfortunately for some, fresh herbs are not always readily available. When they are, nat ...more
As a kid, my favorite part of Easter were the days leading up to the holiday, when my family would dye eggs. This became an enormous event in my household, as dozens and dozens of perfectly white eggs would become little oval canvases for arts and crafts. We generally eschewe ...more
Garnishes may sometimes feel as something that we thinks is too difficult to do. Don't fear in this how to video Chef Paul talks about food presentation and how to garnish your dishes. Watch and learn how to make a great tasting dish stand out even more with fresh food and herbs.
Fresh herbs can transform almost any dish. Watch this how to video and let Bon Appetite show you how to chop herbs for your recipes. Learn to chop and mince herbs with woody stems or leafy herbs. Even get tips on how to chiffenade mint and basil leaves.
Using a rub on your turkey gives a real flavor boost. We'll show you the technique.
Next time you want to add plain ol' salt to your recipe, don't. Instead, use a delicious citrus herb salt, which will elevate the flavor of your dish more than salt by itself ever could. You can make lemon rosemary salt, orange cilantro salt—whatever flavor combos suit your t ...more
The turkey is the A-list star of your Thanksgiving table, so it only makes sense to make sure it's as savory and enjoyable as possible, right? Take a look at this Thanksgiving tutorial to learn how to season a turkey. Starting from an initial salt layer, you'll move on to a r ...more
In this tutorial, Susan Belsinger tells us how to harvest herbs. Don't let your basil flower because it's an annual herb and it will set seed if you do this. When you put the plant out, you have to cut the plant so it doesn't grow out to much. When you cut, more leaves will gr ...more
Try this mouth-watering cod out for dinner tonight. It's the perfect fish meal—very tasty and easy to make. So watch the full video recipe to learn how to make a cod fillet with Béarnaise sauce. Very good. Chef Thor of Orange restaurant in Reykjavik, Iceland, instructs how 's ...more
How to divide and re-pot onions and herbs Take some green onions from your garden and bring them inside. If there are any dead or dry leaves on the onions that you bring in clean them up so that you have nice clean onions. Herbs are also good to grow inside during the winter a ...more
There's nothing nicer than being able to pluck fresh herbs from your own little garden – especially when that garden is right in your home! Learn how to grown an herb garden indoors with this how to video. You Will Need * Containers * Pottery shards or gravel * Planter soil o ...more
Setting up a hydroponic herb garden might sound like a dauntingly big project but, as this clip demonstrates, it's much more manageable than you might expect. It's so straightforward, in fact, that this gardener's guide can present a complete and thorough overview of the proce ...more
Grilling a perfect steak is not as hard as you think...when you have a few tips, of course. Check out this food video to learn how to grill a thick, tender slap of striploin steak seasoned with salt, pepper, and herbs. You'll learn tips like bring the steak to room temperatur ...more
Let's talk for a second about compound butter. No, scratch that, let's not. Because compound butters are too much work. You have to shape them and roll them and tie them and cut them... no thank you. Luckily, you can skip all that hassle without skipping the herb butter thank ...more
This quick and easy monkfish with garlic & herb butter Recipe makes a mouth-watering change to pan-fried fish. Serve with potatoes or vegetables. Make monkfish with garlic and herb butter. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Learn how to dry herbs, particularly nettle. Yay! This how to video is a great step-by-step tutorial on drying stinging nettle. Nettle is a great spicy herb that can add extra flavor to any dish.
Regardless of your culture or your age, eating with your hands is fun. Flouting social convention and just digging in with your fingers provides a whole other level of epicurean enjoyment. And one of the most entertaining hands-on foods is monkey bread. Food historian Tori Ave ...more
Yohimbe is the name of a tall African tree that has been used for centuries by the people there to treat sexual dysfunction. This herb is available over the counter and there is often controversy involving its use. Before you use Yohimbe, you should know all the facts. Watch t ...more
The Guerilla Gourmet shows how to fix a delicious pork roast with an herbed crust. You will need a pork roast, garlic powder, peppercorns, thyme, parsley, salt, pepper, and butter. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to prepare a pork roast. The same instructions c ...more
In this video, learn how to grill up a fantastic dinner in no time. Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, will show you how to make grilled lemon herb shrimp in this quick tutorial. This tangy shellfish dish is perfect for summer parties and cooks well outdoors. So, the next time ...more
Now that we're approaching the holiday season (i.e. the season of friends, family, and gain ten pounds) boxes of chicken stock are soon going to be flying off the shelves to be tossed into soups, to flavor meats, and to add a richness to vegetable dishes. But why purchase pro ...more
Did you know that garlic breath is really garlic lungs? According to the Mayo Clinic, garlic breath stems from chemicals in the garlic that get absorbed into your bloodstream and that cause you to give off garlic breath. So now that you know where garlic breath actually comes ...more
Ingredients 1 4 to 4-1/2 pound chicken, rinsed and patted dry 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon fresh chopped rosemary 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 lemon, cut in half 2 cloves garlic, smashed b ...more
For roasted chicken, you would expect it to have a nice, brown crispy skin. You would expect it to be moist inside with great flavors throughout. By using the rotisserie function (very common in France) on the Cuisinart Brick Oven. Check out the recipe for this delicious herb- ...more
In this tutorial, Hungry Nation visits Brooklyn soda works to see how to make a delicious homemade soda using fresh fruit and herbs. Check out this clip and learn all about soda making and how to get started drinking your own.
In this video from mccormickandschmicks, Executive Chef Bill King, shows us how to make baked Atlantic cod with herb bread crumbs. Coat your cod in buttered bread crumbs on the top, not bottom. Place in a buttered baking dish. Put in oven pre-heated at 450 degrees. You want a ...more
Omelette recipes are the perfect quick and easy dish. An omelette can easily be made like the omelets you get in fancy restaurants. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to scramble some eggs and herbs to make a fluffly omelette with no added fat. You can stuff it w ...more
Fresh herbs are some of the most manageable and useful things you can grow in your garden, but what to do when the harsh winter arrives? Many herbs can survive inside in pots, and this video will teach you how to prepare your herb garden and transfer it into pots for indoor st ...more
Watch this how to video and learn how to filet and grill a whole fish. Prepare the fish by stuffing it with herbs and serving it with a sauce provencal. This French inspired grilled fish recipe is sure to impress all you friends.
Make something easy that the kids will love too with this wonderful recipe for lemon chicken in garlic & herb butter sauce. Take your family dinners to new levels with help from this video. Ingredients you will need include: - 4 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, pounded ...more
A tribute to Julia Child that you will love for its intense flavor! For this dish, you will need: 3 live lobsters or 6 lobster tails, olive oil, 1 medium carrot, 1 medium onion, 3 tablespoon minced shallots, 1 clove mashed garlic, 1/3 cup cognac, 1 tablespoon chopped tomatoes, ...more
This video shows you how to make crusty herb potato wedges.
Watch this video and learn how to make the ultimate roasted chicken. The secret is a lemon, garlic and herb compound butter under the skin.
This video shows you how to prepare Portabella Mushrooms in a Garlic and Herb Sauce. For this recipe, you will need the following: portabella mushrooms, olive oil, 1 glass of wine, salt, pepper, 1 clove of garlic finely chopped, juice of one lemon, flat leaf parsley (chopped), ...more
This quick video will show you how to make delicious garlic and herb butter. To make this delicious garlic and herb butter, do the following: Put 8 ounces of Plugra Butter into a mixing bowl. Add salt, green onion, flat leaf parsley, minced garlic, fresh basil and ground peppe ...more
Do you like herb roasted turkey? Well, this video is a step-by-step guide on how to make an herb roasted turkey. In just 6 minutes, the viewers will be exposed to a simple and yet delicious recipe on how to make herb roasted turkey. The steps are relatively simple and do not r ...more
Most people only really ever see bread dips at a restaurant, but hey are easy to make and give your meals a very professional flair. Watch this video to learn how to make three different easy herb and olive oil bread dips that will wow your dinner guests.
This simple dish combines a rich mushroom pan sauce, with moist chicken breasts scented with Herbs De Provence. Watch the video and try at home.
Ceramic herb planters are perfectly shaped to sit on a windowsill in the kitchen. Learn how to making your own ceramic herb planter in this free ceramics video series. Part 1 of 21 - How to Making a ceramic herb planter. Making a ceramic herb planter - Part 2 of 21. Click thro ...more
Drying herbs like sage is a great way to store the bounty of your garden. In this how-to video, Rita Heikenfeld from AboutEating.com shows you a simple way to dry and store your herbs straight from the garden. Use the old fashion method of drying herbs to make sure they last t ...more