Don't give up when your gravy clumps! There are four simple tricks you can use to smooth out lumpy gravy - use a wire whisk to break up large lumps, use a wire strainer to strain out the lumps, mix in a flour and water mixture, or run it through a blender.
This dish is a popular one of the streets of India. It's a great dish that is easy to eat and can take one bite to devour. This tutorial will focus on one part of the dish, the pani in the panu puri dish. Enjoy!
Do your sauces come out to thick and un-pourable? Adjust a mixture that is too thick, using stock. Watch adn learn.
Husking tomatillos can be a sticky business. By peeling off the papery husks under warm running water you can eliminate a lot of the mess. To learn how to peel, roast and blend tomatillos into a quick salsa.
In this clip, learn how to use the right technique so that you can come up with a lump free sauce every time. Most people are afraid of making their own sauces because they are afraid of lumps but if you follow a few simple steps you will get a smooth roux or topping every time.
Corinne Trang, author of Noodles Every Day, explains that contrary to popular belief, fish sauce doesn't last forever. As soon as you open the bottle, the air gets to it and it starts fermenting again.
This thick and tasty tomato-based barbecue sauce recipe for dippin' and moppin' goes real well with most anything barbecued. Start with this basic BBQ sauce recipe and then adjust the ingredients and quantities to make it your own special sauce! It's real easy to do as demonstrated in this how to video by the BBQ Pit Boys.
If you've gotten the store bought instant gravy as a way to save time, but have found that the taste just isn't up to what you'd really like it to be, there's still a way to get that savory homemade taste with just a few extra ingredients! In this video you will learn how to combine things such as mushrooms, sherry, and other great things to make a great tasting gravy!
In this tutorial from Dede, learn how to make this fantastic dip. This garlic sauce is nice and thick and goes great with pita bread, sandwiches, and many other dishes. Follow along with this recipe and add a little something extra to your next dinner table. You can even put it on fish! Yummm!
Chefs George Germon and Johanne Killeen demonstrate how to make hot fanny sauce. Intensely browned caramel, onions and a jalepeno pepper are combined to create a spicy sauce; perfect on steak, chicken or ribs. Make hot fanny sauce.
Serving fish tonight? Then you're going to need some tartar sauce, but not just any tartar sauce— tart and tangy tartar sauce. You can't buy this stuff in the grocery store! Betty shows you this sauce recipe that goes great with a catfish dinner.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make tarragon walnut brown butter sauce. You will need: 3 tbsp unsalted butter, 1/4 c freshly squeezed lemon juice, 1 tbsp chopped fresh tarragon, 2 tbsp chopped walnuts, salt and pepper. First, throw the chunk of butter into a sautee pan on medium heat until it foams up. Cook this for about 6-10 minutes until it turns a light brown color, then add in the walnuts. Be careful not to burn your walnuts, just swish around in the butter for 1 minute. After this, c...
Love kalamata olives? Love butter? Are you thinking what I'm thinking? In this cooking lesson from chef Jason Hill, you'll learn how to prepare a simple kalamata olive butter spread perfect for entertaining.
You've heard of green matcha tea making a great beverage, but how about a sauce? This cooking how to video shows you how to make a delicious sauce using Japanese matcha tea. This green tea sauce is good goes great with oily dishes. Watch and learn how to make it.
Learn how to properly add oil or butter to an egg or cream base to create a mixture that won't separate. This cooking technique is called emulsifying.
Learn how to make gravy with roux. Preparing smooth and savory gravy is easier than you may think. The trick to avoiding lumps is to use a roux as a thickener for gravy. To prepare the gravy, you'll need broth (turkey, chicken or a combination of broth and water), fat separator, roasting pan, all purpose flour and roux.
Is caramel one of your favorite condiments ever? Then you should definitely teach yourself how to prepare a homemade caramel sauce for two reasons: 1. To save money since you eat caramel often, and 2. To eat fresh and healthy, since most stores carry caramel sauce in jars that have been sitting on the stands for who knows how long.
A must for any alfredo dish - make your own white pasta sauce from scratch! You will need some milk or cream for the base. Then add in some onion, garlic, butter and any other spice you want. You will also want some corn starch or flour as a thickening agent.
Sour cream makes just about anything taste good. What would baked potatoes be without it, or tortillas for that matter? We personally cannot live without this creamy, fluffy, sour confection.
De-fatting turkey stock is very easy. All you need to do is use a specially made measuring cup that is made to de-fat stocks. Take the pan juices and the pre-made turkey stock and pour it into the measuring cup. When you pour the stock or pan juice into the measuring cup the fat will rise to the top of the cup because it is lighter When you pour the stock out of the measuring cup, the stock will come out, and the fat will stay in the cup. If you don't want to get a specially made measuring cu...
Make London broil grilled steak by following these easy steps! Enjoy cooking! London broil is a preparation, not a cut of meat. It is a steak that is pan-fried (and therefore not grilled) over high heat only to medium rare, beyond which point it becomes inedibly tough. It is a useful preparation for lean, tough cuts of meat, such as flank steak, shoulder, and round. To the less pure, London broil is a preparation that involves marinating a flank steak, then grilling, broiling, or pan-frying i...
How to make homemade fettuccine alfredo pasta and sauce; learn more about making traditional Italian food in this free cooking video series.
Lemon sauce is very versatile. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to make a lemon sauce from scratch. Use it for pork roasts, fruit sauces, bread puddings, or even pies. Watch and learn how easy it is to whip up a lemon sauce.
Beer patter is perfect for deep frying just about anything. It is very simple to mix, all you need is two ingredients. Watch this how to video to find out how to make perfect batter for frying fish with beer and flour.
Turn your omelet breakfast into dessert or your strawberry ice cream dessert into breakfast with this sweet hollandaise sauce. Watch this cooking tutorial to learn how you can achieve this with the delicious strawberry ice cream hollandaise sauce for your breakfast omelet.
Don't just make any barbecue sauce, try something different, try something "award winning". This BBQ glaze is pretty easy, and has a sweet, sour flavor with mystery ingredients that provide aromatics. If you're cooking meat tonight, this barbecue glaze is the perfect flavoring to add.
Tartar sauce is one of the most commonly used garnishes for fish. It fits perfectly with it and makes it taste, sometimes, better. With this video, you will find out how to make a Louisiana-style tartar sauce using easy to find ingredients. So good luck and enjoy!
Store bought teriyaki sauce can be loaded with salt and weird artificial ingredients. Fortunately, teriyaki sauce is easy to make at home. You will need organic soy sauce, unrefined sugar, garlic, ginger, honey, and water. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a fresh teriyaki sauce from scratch.
The quality of the turkey you roast in the oven on Thanksgiving day is tantamount to how successful your Thanksgiving table will be - turkey is, after all, the center of the celebration for most families (unless, of course, you're going the tofurky route).
In this clip, learn how to alter your vinnegarette so that it is not as greasy and heavy. Average dressings contain a lot of excess oil and in this quick tip from CHOW you will learn how to be healthier by cutting some out.
Learn how to make a mouth-watering BBQ sauce from BBQTalk in just four easy steps! BBQTalk shows us how to make an easy, homemade BBQ sauce from scratch. You will need: 2 cups of ketchup ; cup white vinegar (apple cider vinegar can be used) ; cup of your favorite premium brand molasses, 1 tsp. seasoned salt (Lawry's brand recommended, plain salt can be used if seasoned salt is not available); 1 tsp. allspice, 1 tsp. chili powder, 1 tsp. paprika; 1 tsp. hot sauce; cup brown sugar; 1 tsp. mace ...
From Thanksgiving turkeys to grilled chicken, basting helps add incomparable moisture, tenderness, and flavor to any dish. So if you've never basted before and would like to experience the oily awesomeness that is basted food, check out this food video for a tutorial using chicken and melted butter as an example.
Hummus is a popular dip that is big in the United States and comes from areas like Greece, Turkey and the Middle East. This tasty dish is easy to prepare and Dede will give you an interesting twist on this normal dip. Enjoy with pita, chips, veggies or anything else that needs a little something extra.
In this installment of the wildly popular Food Network program Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, Guy Fieri is in Cleveland to sample a smoked trout guacamole. This modern twist on the Mexican staple looks simply divine, and also not too challenging to make if you don't mind putting a little elbow grease into the mashing of the avocados.
Healthy Kids Rock demonstrate how to make your own garlic butter. Making garlic butter is easy and requires only a few simple ingredients and techniques. To make the garlic butter first,roughly chop three large cloves of garlic. Then, sprinkle salt over the garlic and mince the garlic with a knife. The garlic should take on an almost pureed texture. Then add garlic puree to 500 grams of softened butter. Next, chop a handful of parsley and add it to the garlic butter mixture. Once the herbs ar...
A delicious pasta basic is tomato sauce. A perfect, homemade tomato sauce can turn a typical spaghetti dish into a gourmet dinner. In this video, our friends at the Pasta Channel teach us exactly which tomatoes to select and which spices to add to come up with an amazing, authentic sauce that is sure to impress even the pickiest eaters!
This mild Santa Maria-style salsa recipe is adapted from one by Susan Righetti, an authority on the cuisine of California's central coast. Susan calls Santa Maria-style salsa, "the ketchup" of the Santa Maria valley, since it's always served along side the area's famous barbecued beef.
Bethenny doesn't like to let any food go to waste, like some hamburger patties she grilled the day before. In this cooking how-to video, Bethenny Frankel shows you how to make quick and easy spaghetti bolognese using the leftover hamburger meat. Follow along and see how tasty the spaghetti bolognese can be with items you probably already have in our fridge.
Warm cheese and an ensemble of vegetables make artichoke dip a scrumptious snack or appetizer. Learn how to bake this easy artichoke dip at home. Ingredients needed are artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, parmesan cheese, roasted red pepper, pkg. frozen chopped spinach, garlic powder, onion powder (optonal), and water.
Ghee is also known as clarified butter and is an integral part of cooking and a must have in most Indian kitchens. It is made from fresh butter that is melted and simmered to get a clear golden liquid. You can use the ghee to season lentils, vegetables, to make parathas, sweets or even use it as a spread.