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!
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.
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.
A staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, tahini is a delicious sauce made from sesame seeds, garlic and other spices, usually eaten with pita bread. This cooking tutorial walks you through the process of toasting and blending seeds to make tahini. Enjoy with your favorite food and drink!
Steve demonstrates how to make salsa for tacos, chips and dips. The salsa uses cilantro, 8 to 12 tomatoes, one lime, a couple of cloves of garlic, a couple of jalapeno peppers, a whole medium onion and salt. Set aside several tomatoes. Quarter the rest of the tomatoes, de-vein the jalapenos, dice half of the onion, chop the garlic and put them into the blender. Squeeze lime juice into the blender. Blend the mixture. Add a handful cilantro at the end of the blending cycle. Dump the salsa mixtu...
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!
Elaina Love, a Professional Raw Food Chef teaches how to make Tamale-enchilada sauce. Ingredients: 1 1/2 Tbs. Mexican chili powder blend, 1/4 tsp. cocoa powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder, 1/2 tsp. dried oregano, 1/2 cup water (more or less to make an enchilada sauce consistency), 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes soaked in enough water to cover 2 tsp. olive oil (used as an emulsifier), 1/2 tsp. salt. Put all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour inside a squirt bottle. Refrigerate. Foll...
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!
Cranberry sauce is one of the most important side dishes to any Thanksgiving dinner—even Christmas dinner! And if you're like me, you usually buy a can of cranberry sauce for the holidays because you don't have the extra time to go homemade with the turkey stealing the show.
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.
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.
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.
From Gills Fast & Healthy, a video on how to make gravy from chicken or turkey fat or drippings. Get advice from someone who has been in the restaurant and catering business for twenty-five years as a cook and chef. In this video, learn how to make a pan gravy from the fat of a chicken or turkey from chef, Gilbert Boyd.
No Southern Thanksgiving is complete without cornbread dressing! In this tutorial, Betty shows us the famous Southern cornbread-sage dressing that has turned her into her family's designated 'dressing-maker' every year! This delicious gravy can be spread over turkey, veggies, potatoes or even used as a dip! However you choose to serve it, you will definitely love this delicious recipe! 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.
Don't give up turkey gravy just because you're cooking for a gluten-free diet. Use these tips when preparing this Thanksgiving favorite. Gluten-free diets are proven to help digestion and ease a variety of ailments. This gravy will make your gluten-free meal savory.
In this Thanksgiving day guide, we learn how to prepare fresh cranberry sauce from scratch. You'll need cranberries, orange rinds, brown sugar and water. It's as simple as that. For a complete recipe, and to get started making your own fresh cranberry sauce, watch this free video cooking lesson.
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without gravy. In this how to video Chef Paul shows you how to make turkey pan gravy. All you need for the turkey pan gravy is: flour, turkey drippings, stock and seasonings.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
For make garlic chili oil you need a big pot, a big glass jar, salt, oil, unrefined sugar and a garlic. Put in the pot two cups of oil and when this start to boil add a cup of chopped red chilies mix very well after add a tablespoon of salt and tablespoon of unrefined salt and nine chopped garlic tooth and mix very well. Forty minutes after turn off the heat and left ten minutes reposing. Add the mix in the jar carefully and put the lid on. The jar must to be sterilized with boiled water. Thi...
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.
Luci Lock shows you how to avoid the heavy price tag and unhealthy processing of commercial flavored olive oils. You'll love this simple and delicious recipe for garlic chili olive oil.
In this clip, the Food Network's Ellie Krieger shows you how to make a deliciously healthy mango salsa. You can eat this salsa alone or slap it on a chip. Either way, you will melt when you taste how yummy this super simple dish can be. Enjoy!
Compound butter is just flavoured butter. LegourmetTV shows you how to make garlic butter, which is a good companion to fresh bread. One clove of roasted garlic is added to half a cup of unsalted butter to make simple garlic compound butter. You can also add cinnamon and sugar to butter for toast. Alternatively, you can even add any of your favourite herbs to melt down a steak. You can also shape the butter into a log, wrap it up in baking paper and keep it in the refrigerator for storage. Th...
In this tutorial, Chef David Ritter shows us how to make a kosher béarnaise sauce. You will need: white wine vinegar, white wine, dried tarragon, fresh tarragon, shallots (minced). First, place some peppercorn, the shallots, tarragon, white wine vinegar and white wine into a saucepan. Place this over high heat until it's reduced. Now, take pre-made hollandaise sauce and add the tarragon to that mixture. Once the heated mixture is done, pour it through a strainer into the hollandaise sauce. Wh...
Legend has it that King Ferdinand I once disguised himself as a commoner in order to sneak into a poor neighborhood and eat pizza, a food then banned from the royal court. This video tutorial shows you how to make your own tasty pizza pie from scratch, without having to resort to clandestine behavior. Mix your dough and add the basic cheese and sauce, then toss on your favorite toppings.
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 ...
Never heard of beurre blanc is? It's a tasty French butter sauce. Check out this short video tutorial from Rouxbe on how to make beurre blanc butter sauce. This video will support your cooking experience and will provide you with additional relevant information during your culinary time with sauces.
Here is a basic BBQ sauce that's quick and easy to make, and goes real well with most kinds of BBQ. Start with this recipe and then make it your own "secret sauce" by adjusting the ingredients and quantities. That's what BBQ is all about. Watch this how to video and let the BBQ Pit boys show you how to make this homemade barbecue sauce.
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).
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.
Do your sauces come out to thick and un-pourable? Adjust a mixture that is too thick, using stock. Watch adn learn.
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!
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make gravy with a quick and easy recipe. First, grab a 1/2 stick of butter and melt it in a saucepan. After this, turn the heat down to medium and add three spoonfuls of flour. Stir this together until well combined, smashing out any lumps. Now, add 1 c of chicken broth by slowly stirring into the saucepan. Wait for this to heat up, then spoon out 1 c of drippings out of whatever meat you have cooked. Once your saucepan mixture has gotten thicker, slowly stir...
Making your own barbecue sauce can be fun. It doesn't take long to prepare and each batch by adding different ingredients will have a different taste. The sauce made today is called #93 by Pit Master Matthew Whiteford. Put a large pan on the stove with no heat on. In the pan put 2 1/2 cups of ketchup. Add 1/2 cup of molasses, 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar, 1/4 cup of water, 1/4 cup of honey and a splash of whiskey. Now turn the heat on the stove to medium and add the rest of the ingredients: a ...