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.
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!
CHOW Video Intern, Lauren Stenmoe, shows the quick and tasty way to make your own fake blood for special occasions, such as Halloween. Don't settle for the pricey, disgusting fake blood! Instead, make your own and avoid the nasty taste and costly price.
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.
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.
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!
There is no better way to get an Apple Butter recipe than passed through generations. In this two part tutorial, learn how to make family favorite apple butter for use in recipes or on its own!
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.
This video demonstrates how to make homemade ranch dressing. You can also make this low fat using low fat mayo and skim milk. Nothing is as good as homemade. Make homemade ranch dressing using mayo.
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.
Ingredients: 1 kg mutton, boneless
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.
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.
Turn those store bought dips into designer party foods. Make a star dip stencil from a flexible cutting board. Make lemon peel stars with canape cutters. Serve your dips in stylish glassware to add that extra special touch. Turn store-bought dips into designer party food.
Quince is a fruit very similar to apples and pears in that it grows on a deciduous tree, but it is far too astringent to eat raw. Quinces are usually cooked for a long period of time until they lose some of that acidic flavor and become tender.
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.
Arrabiata sauce, of Roman origin, is a tomato sauce seasoned with garlic and red chili. It's tangy and spicy all at once, which means you can whip the sauce up and toss it onto any type of pasta for a taste explosion.
Not sure what to use to compliment your steak dinner? Why not try a peppercorn sauce, a surefire way to brighten up a yummy steak. This recipe takes about ten minutes to prepare and requires the following ingredients:
This video demonstrates a recipe for Hollandaise sauce, which is an egg based sauce similar to mayonnaise except that it's warm and made with butter. First he melts the butter in a sauce pan and lets it boil. He breaks some eggs into a tall glass and adds some vinegar. He pours the hot butter into the glass and uses a Bamix immersion blender to mix the ingredients, whipping it up until the mixture is thick and creamy in the glass. He then cooks a piece of salmon to go with the Hollandaise sau...
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...
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.
Thanksgiving is coming up in a matter of weeks, which no doubt means you'll be consuming lots of pumpkin pie. And while pumpkin pie is heavenly on its own, adding a dollop of whipped cream on top makes it simply godly. But don't waste your time on those yucky whipped cream cans you can buy at the store.
Did you know that salsa is the most popular condiment in the USA? This is because it is so versatile! Salsa is not only for tortilla chips and tacos anymore! Use this delicious and spicy dip as a marinade or sauce for tons of other recipes. Top fish, chicken and meats with it on the grill or use it like a salad dressing. This clip with the Food Network's Rachael Ray will show you tons of insider chef tips for this spicy Mexican condiment.
Following are the steps to describe how-to prepare tasty Louisianan Roux for a perfect Gumbo:
In this cooking HowTo video Ellen Pruden features a recipe that any pasta lover should know how to do. Watch as she makes homemade classic pasta sauce using heart healthy canola oil.
Do your sauces come out to thick and un-pourable? Adjust a mixture that is too thick, using stock. Watch adn learn.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Homemade yogurt is so simple to make that you’ll wonder why you haven’t made it before. Watch this how-to video and try this recipe. You will agree that Indian style homemade yogurt has a delicious flavor that is very different from store bought ones, not to mention how much cheaper it is to make versus buying.
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.
Making your own homemade tartar sauce can somtimes be better than buying it already made from the store. You can control what you put in it and how much, which in turn can make it much healthier for you and others. This tutorial will show you how to prepare tartar sauce in very little time. Enjoy!
The Singing Gourmet demonstrates how he makes his delicious spaghetti sauce. He starts by heating some extra virgin olive oil in the pan. Then he adds some Trader Joe‚Äôs crushed garlic and browns it slowly so it doesn‚Äôt burn. Next he puts in some Italian sausage and lets it get nicely browned, then some wine (any kind of wine will work). After that he adds a large dose of Italian seasoning, some garlic powder, a bottle of roasted garlic spaghetti sauce and a can of marinara sauce. To make ...
Tina shows us how to make okra curry bhindi masala, into this video. Take 2 cups of okra cleaned rinsed and cut into an inch long pieces. Also needed are half of a large onion (or one small onion) sliced and a potato, cut into small, bite sized pieces. She says, to leave the skin on the onions.Take one green chili and dice it. Heat a non stick pan and add 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil. Add a teaspoon of cumin seeds and the okra. Cook on medium to high heat for 15 minutes stirring continuously....
Chef Jason Hill shows you how to prepare a spicy chicken dip which is great for watching any games or just socializing.
Toum, garlic sauce, garlic dip is a Lebanese side dish prepared using canola oil, garlic, lemon juice, and egg white. It is served with chicken and meat as a dipping sauce or mayonnaise. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a Mediterranean garlic sauce.
This video shows various ways to create marinara spaghetti sauce. Making marinara sauce takes around thirty minutes if created from scratch. marinara sauce generally contains onion, carrots, sugar, white wine, parsley and bay leaves. The dish is started by heating olive oil in a sauce pan which garlic is added. All of the herbs are then added to the heated olive oil. one can of tomato sauce is then mixed in to complete the last ingredient required. The Sauce must then simmer for thirty minute...