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.
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...
This recipe from the 10-Minute Cook explains how to make jerk barbecue sauce. She starts with half a pint of tomato ketchup and adds one teaspoon of tamarind paste, which gives it a sweet and sour fruit flavor. She then adds a teaspoon of mustard, the juice of one lime, two tablespoons of honey, and a tablespoon of the jerk marinade that is show in a previous 10-minute Cook video. Mix it all together to make the sauce. This is a recipe form a Caribbean island version of barbecue sauce that wi...
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!
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.
In this video, we learn how to make apple butter cream sauce. Start out by adding one piece of butter to a skillet and letting it melt. Then, add in some shallots to the skillet and saute them for a minute. Next, add in some white wine to the skillet and let it reduce. Then spoon in some apple butter to the skillet and continue to simmer and mix together. Next, add in some heavy cream and finish off with adding in some more butter. Melt this all together, then when finished you can pour over ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make caramel sauce at home. First, pour some sugar and water into a large saucepan. Turn on the heat and then wait for the reaction between them to begin. The sugar and water should start to boil, then put the lid on for two minutes and then take it off. After this, boil for 5-10 more minutes until it gets darker. After this, you will need to stir in the butter and the cream. Once both of these are completely combined, you will pour into a dish and let the ca...
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!
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.
You know how some chefs refuse to barbecue on anything but a wood chip grill? Wood chips, especially mesquite wood chips, add a distinct flavor to any food you cook, the missing ingredient, if you will.
For your next casual get-together, try a zesty dip from Paula Deen. Follow along as she shows you how to make a black bean salsa dip. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of Lady and Sons, a famous Savannah restaurant, is Food Network's resident southern chef. Step inside her kitchen and discover delicious food that's both uncomplicated and comforting. For example this black been salsa dip that you can serve up anyt...
Do your sauces come out to thick and un-pourable? Adjust a mixture that is too thick, using stock. Watch adn learn.
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 cooking, a Roux is used to add thickening to either a soup or a sauce and are a crucial base to both for certain recipe's such as a gumbo sauce or a Alfredo/cheese sauce. In this video you will learn how to make a basic roux to get started with melting butter in a pan and stirring in equal parts flour.
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.
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.
You can't have fried fish without the tartar sauce! For that matter, you can't have fried any-seafood without tartar sauce. So, if you want to whip up a batch of your favorite fried clams or shrimp, let Chef Keith Pooler shows you the recipe for a just-spicy-enough tartar sauce that pairs perfectly with anything fried - fish, shrimp or potatoes. Keith starts with a mayonnaise base, then adds chopped pickles, onions and Worcestershire. Sriracha chili sauce gives a little touch of heat that goe...
Sometimes the simplest sauces are the best, and this recipe for Creole sauce sure is simple. In this how to video Chef Paul show you how to make a great tasting Creole sauce. What makes it Creole style is the mustard. Gather some cream, mustard, pepper sauce, sugar, and spices to make this special sauce.
That Thanksgiving turkey isn't anything without the right kind of gravy to accompany it. A great turkey gravy makes your feast better for everyone. It's especially great to have if your turkey is dry— it's a lifesaver. But like we said— you need the right kind of gravy!
A cranberry glaze can be used to make your turkey look scrumptously sexy and polished to a Midas glow. The glaze also adds succulent tart flavor to the richness and density of your turkey meat.
Next time you grill up our fish taco recipe, try it with this fish taco white sauce. Chef Jason Hill shows you how to make this delicious, easy condiment. The ingredients are mayonnaise, yogurt, chipotle hot sauce, and lime juice. Learn how to prepare this white sauce recipe by watching this video cooking tutorial.
If you like Indian cuisine, then you have to love chutney! But you don't have to go out to eat in order to enjoy chutney, you can make your own right at home. And in this video, you'll get the recipe for a delicious rhubarb chutney, great for anything, but perfect for desserts.
Spend time in the kitchen with your kids and teach them to eat healthy. This how to video demonstrates how to make a ricotta fruit dips with your kids. All you need for this fruity ricotta dip is your favorite fruit, yogurt, and ricotta cheese.
Who doesn't love the tangy sour taste of sauerkraut? It's that much better when you can make it yourself. In this video, you'll be shown you can make your own homemade sauerkraut, as long as it's in a controlled environment.
This is a pretty versatile sauce, with an aromatic mix of roasted tomatoes, peppers, onions, garlic and scallions. And it's called romesco sauce, and can be used as a spicy red sauce, zesty spread or hearty dip. It's a little different than the classic Spanish romesco because it's spiced up with a jalapeño pepper and hot crushed peppers. Toasted almonds, fresh basil and thyme are added just at the end of roasting. Adjust spiciness to your liking and serve with grilled fish and meats.
Do you have onions, carrots, butter, and celery? Then you can make a Mirepoux, a handy vegetable base that can be applied readily to all manner of soups, sauces, and other dishes. Having something like this pre-made in your refrigerator makes preparing flavorful food quickly much easier.
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...
Tuscan Chef Giuseppe Mazzocchi shares his quick and easy Tuscan Olive Oil Vinaigrette recipe. Pour red vinegar into a bowl. Add salt to red vinegar. Using a whisk, mix the salt into the vinegar until dissolved. Add extra virgin olive oil to salt and vinegar mixture. Continue whisking to emulsify the ingredients. Combine a salad using lettuce, carrot, radish, tomato, cucumber, onion and peppers. Season salad with freshly ground pepper. Whisk vinaigrette again, then pour over salad. Gently toss...
Are you looking for the perfect Steak sauce but don't feel like using a lot of ingredients? Chef Jason Hill knows how to make a delicious bourbon steak sauce using just 8 ingredients. In this episode of Chef Tips, chef Jason will be showing you how to make the sauce as well as what type of ingredients will be needed to make it taste great. It is one of the easiest kinds of steak sauces to make and is also said to be one of the tastiest as well.
Watch this how to video and learn to make an Italian pesto sauce. Pesto sauce is perfect for any pasta dish. All you need to make this classic Italian sauce is basil, pine nuts, olive oil, pepper, garlic and fresh Parmesan cheese.
Learn how to make this rich vanilla custard sauce, which pairs well with numerous desserts. Creme anglaise is served both hot and cold. It is also the base for most ice creams.
Two delicious condiments which make perfect accompaniments to Indian dishes or anything else that you choose. You will need fresh coriander, deseeded green chilies, cloves of garlic, cumin powder, juiced lemons, salt, sugar, coconut milk, plain yogurt, cumin seeds, finely chopped spring onions, roughly chopped coriander and mint leaves, peeled and finely chopped cucumbers, a blender, airtight jar, mixing bowl, mixing spoon, and cling film. Make coriander chutney and cucumber raita.
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!
Before watching this video, we thought there was only one type of butter: The kind you buy in sticks or in plastic containers at the grocery store and toss into all your foods for extra flavor. But apparently butter is a much more complex foodstuff than we thought.
Eel sauce, or kabayaki sauce, is a thick, sweet Japanese sauce commonly served as a dipping sauce for Japanese seafood dishes. This eel sauce recipe is quick and easy... as well as delicious.
Take 2 cups of baisan in a large bowl. Add salt, 1 teaspoon of chili powder, chopped coriander, 2 chopped green chilies, 1 teaspoon baking soda and one chopped onion.
Ingredients: 1 kg mutton, boneless
Coca Cola is pretty ubiquitous by now, and no matter where you go, from Morocco to the United States, you'll always find someone throwing down a nice cold Coke. Coke is also, unsurprisingly, one of the most recognizable drinks in the world.
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.
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.