You want to know the real reason you pay so much money to dine at four and five-star restaurants? Well, the quality of the food is obviously a factor. But the biggest discrepancy is quite simply the presentation. Order something as simple as pan-seared tuna with sesame seeds and it'll come drizzled in a posmodernist Pollock-esque pattern of soy sauce and a miniature dragon made out of a carrot. It's pretty impressive stuff, almost as impressive as what your bill will be.
Coleslaw recipes can often be heavy and unhealthy - but not this tropical herbal coleslaw recipe. In this video, Rita Heikenfeld from Love Starts in the Kitchen shows you how to make a light coleslaw recipe with a tropical flare. You won't find any mayonnaise in this crisp and light cabbage salad.
This how-to video demonstrates how to make and cook chicken lollipops. Simply take your chicken wing drummette and cut around the base to scrape the meat to one end. Grab some bacon and wrap it around the meat portion of the chicken lollipop. To cook place them in a holder and place on top of the grill.
Wilted lettuce is usually what you call something that is ready to be thrown away, but in this case it is the name of a delicious salad! In this tutorial, Betty will show you how to create a traditional recipe for Wilted Lettuce Salad. This salad is easy and delicious and can be made fresh, at home. Enjoy this yummy sidedish at your next meal, or serve it as a whole dinner. Enjoy!
These popular salads are tasty, easy to make, and a favorite for kids big and small. Try this iceberg lettuce recipe that cuts down on fat and cholesterol, but not flavor. Don't forget the yogurt and blue cheese dressing.
Can you imagine anybody who doesn't like coleslaw? In restaurants, it's one of the most popular sides to any meal. It's also the most popular salad topping. And it's not hard to make at all, especially with a food processor. You can prepare delicious slaw right at home, for the whole family. Check out this video recipe for creamy cole slaw from Chef Hubert Keller.
This authentic green papaya salad is made in a North Thailand way that is sure to keep you coming back for more! No only will you learn this magnificent recipe, but you'll learn how to make sure you have the perfect papaya from the grocery shop, which can be a bit tricky.
Experience a new video cookbook with delicious summertime recipes, perfect for your picnic basket or backyard BBQ table. Watch this how to video on how to make a Thai cucumber salad.
Try this simple chicken salad made with mangos plums and almonds. For an authentic feel make it at the beach like our chef. Don't forget the lemon and grape seed oil dressing.
Enjoy the taste of a summertime potato salad? Then you can't pass up this masterpiece of Southern glory. This video recipe will show you the perfect way to make a delicious, soul food potato salad. This potato salad is creamy with the perfect balance of ingredients and seasoning. It's easy, simple and a real crowd-pleaser. It can easily be customized to suit your liking.
For those of us who weren't trained in the snobby high-class kitchen classrooms of Le Cordon Bleu, tomato concassé is just a fancy schmancy term for roughly chopped tomatoes. While you're probably like, "Um, hello, I can do that without watching a how-to video," the tomato concassé in this salad making tutorial is a bit different.
Invented in 1896 at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City, this is America's most famous fruit salad. One taste of this crunchy, juicy, sweet, and tangy salad, and you'll know why it's such a favorite.
Gwyneth Paltrow joins Chef Lee Gross in the kitchen for a mouth-watering Vietnamese salad, a healthy, quick Vietnamese salad that has a great crunch and lots of refreshing flavors. This video recipe was made for Paltrow's website: GOOP.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a deliciously refreshing fruit salad for the summer time. This salad involves a ton of fruit and is topped with a fantastic poppy seed, lime and honey dressing. This dish is perfect for desserts, summer snacks or for taking to a party or picnic. Enjoy!
Watch this how to vidoe and learn how to make mouth-watering southern-style power slaw. This slaw recipe goes great with chicken.
This video demonstrates how to prepare Macaroni Salad. For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients: 1-16 oz. box of elbow macaroni pasta, 2 cups of mayonnaise, ½ cup of white vinegar, ½ cup of sugar, 1 can of sweetened condensed milk, salt, and pepper.
94-year-old Clara shares economical and delicious meals from Depression-era American homes. This episode: Dandelion Salad! Dig up dandelions and discard flowers, roots and dead leaves. Soak in clean water and rinse 3 times. Repeat twice more, if necessary. Dry leaves once they are clean. Arrange leaves in bowl. Pour lemon juice and olive oil over leaves. Mix salad with a spoon or your hands. Enjoy! Follow Clara's instructions and you will have a fresh, delicious and very economical salad stra...
In this tutorial, learn how to make a super quick and easy recipe for classic American coleslaw. With BBQ and beach season upon us, no party is complete without the slaw. Follow along with Angie as she walks you through this delicious salad.
Yum, geekdom fun. A Jar Jar salad. Wonderfully silly How-To from Only Knives: "A side dish from the Dark Side: Sculpt Jar Jar Binks out of a root vegetable."
In this clip, learn how to make an absolutely delicious salad using two of Betty's favorites: mung bean sprouts and fresh raspberry vinaigrette dressing. This salad is power-packed and contains a ton of protein, vitamins and minerals and is practically calorie free! If you are watching what you eat or just looking for something fresh and healthy for summer, give this recipe a shot. Enjoy!
Now, there are many different ways to make certain dishes using all sorts of different tools and pot and pans. This tutorial seems to take it to a whole new level. In this video you'll not only find out how to make sauerkraut, but you'll find out how to make it using a plastic bucket. How's that for weird? Enjoy!
This video demonstrates how to make Italian pasta salad for over 100 people. Start with sun dried tomatoes. Reconstitute them in hot water. Slice and dice up mozzarella and provolone cheeses. Then slice and dice Genoa salami into small pieces. Repeat with sopressata. Chop up marinated artichoke hearts. Add canned black olives, Kalamata olives and green olives. Next, fill a large bowl with tricolored Rotelli pasta. Drain the tomatoes and add them to the pasta. Mix in all the other ingredients....
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Japanese lotus root salad. First, you will need to take the lotus root and peel it. Then, cut it into thin slices and place into ice water. After this, chop up green peppers, removing the middle and seeds. Now, add four cups of water to a large pot, along with 1 tbsp rice vinegar. Bring this to a boil, then combine 3 tbsp rice vinegar with 2 tbsp water in a small bowl. Put the peppers into the water and vinegar mix and let this soak. Strain the lotus roo...
Does the mere mention of broccoli elicit "ews" from your kids? Then try stirring broccoli into a flavorful dish that your kids can enjoy without feeling like they're being forced to eat their vegetables.
Prepare an easy vegan asian cucumber salad which serves 6 people. It only takes 10 minutes to prep but will take 2-3 hours or even overnight to marinate.
In this segment of Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee, you'll learn how to make an arugula salad with pears and gorgonzola cheese. This combination incorporates both sweetness (the pears) and saltiness (the cheese) for a low-calorie taste explosion.
You've had salty soy sauce dredged edamame at your favorite Japanese restaurant. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, turns a familiar Japanese appetizer into something new. Watch as he prepares an edamame salad. All you need for this light salad bean recipe is: edamame, lemon zest, olive oil, salt, pepper, mint, graded cheese.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a totally authentic Italian caesar salad from scratch. This is a pretty complicated salad that involves a lot of cooking, ingredients and steps but it is totally worth it. Try this delicious healthy lunch today. Yum!
Coleslaw is always a nice sidedish, whether you are having a BBQ or a traditional dinner. In this video, Betty shows us a new variation on the traditional salad. This coleslaw recipe is fruity and sweet, instead of tangy and salty. You and your family will love this interesting new twist!
Tabouli or tabouleh salad is a great light and refreshing Mediterranean salad. You will need parsley, tomato, green onion, lemon juice, mint, burgul, salt, olive oil, cayenne pepper, and iceberg lettuce. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a tabouli or tabouleh salad.
Bob & Sofija walk you through her decades-old family recipe for making sauerkraut. It's not beer, but kraut is a product that uses fermentation for its transformation from raw cabbage to sauerkraut.
In this video, we learn how to make a molded tomato aspic salad with crab and couscous. You will first take 2 c tomato juice and pour into a saucepan over medium heat. Next, take 1 c of tomato juice, and add in 2 packets of unflavored gelatin inside. Sprinkle this over your tomato juice so it softens, then pour this mixture into the hot tomato juice and stir until it's dissolved. Next, add finely chopped carrots, green peppers, and cucumbers to the mix. Stir this, then place into small molds ...
Salads are our favorite meat to throw into a salad. Infinitely more healthy than red meat or pork and tender and delicious, they also take to marinades well and really help to spice up a dish.
Learn how to make an easy apple salad with this recipe: In a mixing bowl put:
Luci Lock shows you how to make a delicious raw kefir salad with cucumber and fresh mint. It makes for a great summer recipe.
Watch this cooking tutorial to learn how to make a green papaya salad. Ingredients:
Watch this video to learn how to make cucumber macaroni salad.
Sunomono cucumber salad is a light and refreshing vinegared dish in Japanese cuisine. master chef Andy Matsuda will show us how to prepare the traditional form of this salad, using wakame seaweed and mirin sauce. Prepare Japanese sunomono (cucumber salad).
This popular salad from India, is eaten as a snack, by the beach, or even as a salad with your meal. Soondal is made with garbanzo beans, onions, green and red chilies, and mango.
The perfect side dish for a picnic or dinner, potato salad can be flavored in a variety of ways. See how to make a simple potato salad that you can modify with your favorite flavors. Ingredients needed are potatoes, eggs, onion, celery, fresh dill, mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper to taste.