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How To: Make great tasting gravy

DianeMorganCooksPdx teaches you how to make great tasting gravy. Chop of gizzards, hearts and neck meat from a turkey. Add a few tablespoons of butter in a cooking pot and start melting it. Place the meat on top of that. Add turkey stock. Mix wonder flour with cold turkey stock in a bowl. Also add applejack sauce. Add the meat to a simmer and pour the bowl mix on top. Don't use turkey liver for this recipe, as it will give it a bitter taste. Add a pinch of salt for more flavor. Cook it for a ...

How To: Puree fresh garlic with olive oil

In this how to video Chef Jean-Pierre's garlic puree is a great flavor enhancer for any recipe requiring garlic. Use it as you would use minced raw garlic in pasta sauces, salsa, stews, stir fry etc. Be sure to refrigerate it, or freeze it, in a tightly sealed container.

How To: Make barbecue sauce with the BBQ Pit Boys

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.

How To: Make a BBQ-glaze

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.

How To: Serve olive tapenade for a party or get-together

In this clip, learn how to make a tapenade for your party or get-together that you can serve as an appetizer or a first course. This classy dish is also great for cocktail parties and can be served on little individual pieces of bread or crackers. Present this healthy and delicious treat to your guests and they are sure to love every bite.

How To: Make hollandaise sauce with an immersion blender

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...

How To: Prepare a fresh tomato relish for burgers

Tired of the same old burger toppings? Forget the pickled relish, ketchup and mustard. Top your burgers and dogs with something new. Follow along in this cooking how-to video to learn how to make fresh tomato relish. This tomato relish is simple and quick to do. Use red onions and fresh tomatoes for this recipe.

How To: Make labneh or Mediterranean strained yogurt with Dede

In this tutorial, learn how to make a yogurt spread that is popular in the Middle East and Mediterranean called Labneh. Labneh is cheap and easy to make and is similar to cream cheese. You can spread this strained yogurt on lots of things such as pita or bread for a little extra taste. Follow along and get started with your Mediterranean dip with Dede.

How To: Make hot fanny sauce

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.

How To: Make honey mustard sauce or dip

Make a fabulous honey mustard sauce or dip with this video tutorial. Put one third of a cup of mayo into a bowl. Add yellow mustard and Dijon mustard into the bowl. Next add a little hot sauce. After adding the hot sauce you will add honey and one table spoon of rice vinegar. Use a whisk and mix it all together in the bowl. You can adjust the amount of mustard, hot sauce, rice vinegar, and honey to suit your taste. Once it is mixed together it is ready. All you need now is your favorite dippi...

How To: Make party guacamole

Whether you love guacamole as a dip for chips or as a topping for burgers, almost anyone can prepare it with the right ingredients. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to make guacamole for your next party.

How To: Make marinara spaghetti 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...

How To: Make Yummy Balsamic Raspberry Vinaigrette

In this video from Betty's Kitchen, learn how to make a delicious low-calorie vinaigrette for your salads. This tangy dressing has just a hint of raspberry sweetness and contains no oil so you can avoid all the fat and calories that oils bring. It tastes great and will keep for weeks, possibly even months, in your fridge. Enjoy!

How To: Make hummus from scratch in 1 minute

In this tutorial, learn how to make Sunny Anderson's recipe for the classic Greek/Middle Eastern dip hummus. This hummus can be made in a super short amount of time and is so much tastier and more fresh than the store bought versions. Mix in whatever flavors you like or keep it plain - however you prefer it, this recipe will definitely make you happy.

How To: Make clarified butter ghee

In this video Lori Winders shows us how to make ghee from regular butter. Her method takes about two hours to complete but she says that this way you can obtain much more ghee at one time. First, put two pounds of butter in a large cast iron skillet and then put it in the oven at a temperature of 250 degrees for two hours. After this is complete you take the pan out of the oven and with the help of a strainer and lots of layers of cheesecloth you filter the obtained gee in a jar. You will see...

How To: Make mustard from seeds

In this video from inthemoodforfood.com, Chef Kev shows us how to make mustard. Mustard is actually really quick to make once you've actually soaked the mustad seeds overnight. We're going to use two types of mustard. One if yellow mustard, and the other is brown or black mustard that's slightly spicier. Put 3 tablespoons of each into a bowl. Add 1/2 cup of water and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Put this into a blender and add the following: An additional 1/2 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of tu...

How To: Make Mexican salsa

Hetal and Anuja from Show Me The Curry take us through the steps to make a tasty, fresh salsa which is an integral part of Mexican cuisine. You will need a food processor for this recipe, a blender would make the salsa to thin and soup like. First, add the following ingredients to your food processor. * 2 Large tomatoes or 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped * 1/4 of an onion, chopped * jalapeños - to taste (They used about 2 large jalapeños but you may want more or less according to your taste preferen...

How To: Make fresh fruit sauces

It is a waste when fresh fruits go bad. In this how to video Chef Paul demonstrates how to make your own delicious fruit sauce. Use up fresh fruit you just bought or overripe fruit that has been sitting on your counter. Serve the fruity sauce over pancakes, waffles, ice cream or any other item of your choice.

How To: Make tamarind chutney

Tamarind Chutney is an Indian sauce with just the perfect blend of sweet and sour flavors. It is widely used in chaats and as a condiment for various appetizers such a samosas and pakoras. Try this simple recipe.

How To: Make Mexican salsa verde

In this zesty Mexican Salsa Verde, tomatillos and cilantro mingle with garlic, chiles, and jalapenos. Drizzle on top of tacos, burritos, or salad. You will need tomatillos, garlic, onion, cilantro, salt, vegetable oil, jalapeno, diced green chiles and lemon juice. Salsa verde can be served immediately, but the flavors meld even better when you let it sit in the refrigerator overnight. Enjoy.

How To: Make a sauce for spring rolls

Do you need a great sauce for those delicious spring rolls you just conjured? Well this recipe for an exquisite spring roll sauce will have your taste buds springing up for joy. This video will show you exactly how to make a delicious sauce for spring rolls. What you will need:

How To: Make creamy blue cheese dressing from scratch

There's nothing better than homemade dressing, and this blue cheese dressing recipe is sure to stay in your recipe box. Watch and learn how to make this dressing from scratch, in just minutes, with Kevin Carey of Verrill Farm. He'll show you how to make this tangy, creamy yet textured, versatile blue cheese dressing. Pungent blue cheese mixes with mayonnaise, sour cream, scallions, red wine vinegar and a pinch of seasonings. Serve with chicken wings, as a dip for crunchy vegetables or simply ...