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How To: Make caramel sauce at home

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...

How To: Make an authentic alfredo sauce

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an authentic alfredo sauce. First, you will want to add some soft butter into a bowl and break it apart. Then, mix in some grated cheese (your choice) and mix together until you have a creamy paste. Once this is a paste, add in your cooked pasta and mix everything together until the pasta is coated. Add in some of the pasta water to the bowl if you would like, then add in the vegetables to the dish. You can season this with some more seasonings if you wo...

How To: Make apple butter cream sauce

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 ...

How To: Make delicious guacamole dip

Skinny and Mini teach us how to make delicious guacamole dip in this video. First, take a ripe avocado and scoop the middle out into a bowl. After this, use a fork to mash up the avocados and get rid of the big pieces. Now, take some onions, tomatoes, peppers, cilantro, and any other types of items you want for the dip and cut them up into small pieces. Now, throw them all inside the bowl and mix everything up together. When finished, pour this into a serving dish and enjoy with chips or a de...

How To: Make gravy with a quick and easy recipe

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...

How To: Thicken your gravy

Did you make a gravy for your holiday feast or just your usual dinner but it came out a little watery? Well there's a way to get it to thicken up using things such as cornmeal, a few gingersnaps, or other things! In this video you will get tips on how to thicken your watery gravy and make your feast that much better!

How To: Make guacamole from scratch

In this tutorial, we learn how to make guacamole from scratch. First, take an avocado and scoop the middle out into a mixing bowl. After this, finely chop up an onion and have someone else mash up the avocado in the bowl with a fork. Now, chop up a tomato into small pieces, then add into the bowl. After this, squeeze fresh lime juice into the mix and then chop up a jalapeno pepper, taking out all the seeds. Add in some garlic salt to the bowl, then mix everything together until it's combined....

How To: Make your instant gravy taste like homemade

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!

How To: Make a healthy, vegan salad dressing

Just because you're vegan, doesn't mean you have to substitute flavor with drab foods. Remember mayonnaise? Well, it can be substituted with something called Vegenaise, a vegan mayo substitute, perfect for potato salads. And for your southern-style greens cooked with pot liquor, you can substitute the meats with simple chipotle chili and smoked jalapeño peppers.

How To: Make Indian-style black-eyed pea dip with baked pita chips

If guacamole and salsa are starting to wear you out, it's time to bring on the peas. Cowpeas, that is, but we all know them as black-eyed peas. Chef Madhu Gadia gives her Indian recipe for this delicious black-eyed pea dip, perfect for potlucks or parties. Preparation is as simple as simmering canned black-eyed peas with aromatic Indian spices for 10 minutes. Easy, healthy and delicious. Plus, the pita chips are easy to bake!

How To: Make a traditional pesto sauce

Pesto sauce is a staple of Italian cooking and makes any type of pasta taste fantastic. But instead of going to your neighborhood Olive Garden, make it yourself at home! Just make sure you have a food processor lying around! In this video, chef Jason Hill shows you how to make a traditional pesto sauce from the Cinque Terre region. He will show you how to harvest and toast the pine nuts and shows you how he uses his food processor to create the sauce. Bon Appetite!

How To: Make a basic roux with butter and flour

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.

How To: Make a delicious homemade tartar sauce perfect for fried seafood

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...

How To: Make your own butter from heavy cream

You can buy heavy cream or whipping cream at the grocery store, and then mix it in an electric mixer at home. Set your mixer to medium high (and make sure you've set up a shield of plastic wrap to protect against spatter!) and mix for five minutes. Then pour and drain, and you've got homemade butter!

How To: Make sesame seed tahini

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!

How To: Make spicy red romesco sauce

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.

How To: Make simple tomato chutney for any dish

If you have a garden full of big, beautiful looking tomatoes, then you'll need a delicious recipe where you can use them best. This tutorial is going to show you how to make a tasty and simple tomator chutney dish. This goes well with many different dishes and can even be used as a sort of relish for hamburgers.

How To: Make Trinidad hot pepper sauce

In this video, we learn how to make Trinidad hot pepper sauce. First, cut up any hot peppers that you can find and remove the seeds from the middle of them. After this, place the peppers (you want about 8) into the blender with 1/2 of a garlic and 3 green onions. Also add in a handful of cilantro, then cover with vinegar. Place the top onto the blender, then blend it until you get a liquid consistency and everything is well blended together. When this is finished blending, pour into a couple ...

How To: Make a low-carb alfredo sauce

In this tutorial, we learn how to make low-carb alfredo sauce. First, melt a package of cream cheese, then add in 3/4 c parmesan cheese and 1/2 c olive oil. Next, add in 1.5 c cream and mix everything together. After this, add in 1 tsp oregano, 1 tsp pepper, and 1 tbsp minced garlic. Continue to cook this in your pot until everything is melted together. When you are finished, you can serve it over your favorite pasta, or you can serve it over cooked or steamed vegetables. This is great for an...

How To: Make spaghetti pasta sauce from homegrown tomatoes

In this tutorial, we learn how to make spaghetti pasta sauce from homegrown tomatoes. First, pick out your favorite tomatoes from your garden. next, you need to wash them and they remove the skins by first boiling the water. After this, cut your tomatoes into small chunks, then chop up garlic and onions. Now, place olive oil into a pot on low heat and add in the garlic and onions. SautŽ these, then add in the cut up tomatoes and stir. Let these cook on medium heat, then chop up any other vege...

How To: Make Middle Eastern chicken kofta (meatball) curry

Are you planning to throw a big party soon and really want to surprise your guests with an unexpected and unusual food? Then this chicken kofta curry is just the thing for topping rice or couscous. Kofta just means a Middle Eastern or South Asian meatball, usually made from beef or lamb (though obviously the meat is chicken in this recipe).