Hot Salads How-Tos

How To: Make a Thai-style green papaya salad

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.

How To: Make sauerkraut in a plastic bucket

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!

How To: Create an elaborate cucumber tomato border garnish for a salad

Let's face it: When it comes to most elaborate food garnishes at restaurants, we go "Oh! How pretty!" and then toss it aside so we can chow down on the food, the beautiful adornment forgotten forever. Not so with this salad food garnish. Made from fresh cucumbers and tomatoes, this salad border is both beautiful and delicious. Easy to make yet impressively placed, it'll definitely garner you garnish compliments at your next soiree.

How To: Make Indian style cabbage salad (sambharo)

This cabbage salad is an amazing salad/subzi recipe. All the nutrients (Vitamin C) are still intact as the cabbage has not been cooked a whole lot. Sambharo is traditionally a Gujarati dish and once again, like a lot of other Gujarati dishes, it will blow you away with it’s simplicity and the flavor. Watch this how to video to learn how to make sambraho, Indian style cabbage salad.

How To: Form a tomato rose salad and food decoration

Tomatoes have long been salad staples, but never have they adorned your salad quite like this before. Turn your daily salad from ordinary to sexy fabulosity by cutting and folding up this beautiful tomato rose. Excellent as a garnish on most food dishes as well as a bowl of salad, this tomato rose is easy to make and impressive in show.

How To: Make Italian pasta salad for over 100 people

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....

How To: Make an easy Southern-style potato salad

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.

How To: Make a 7 Layer Salad Recipe

Not only does this salad look and taste great, but it's also great for you too! Each serving has: 351 calories, 30 grams of protein, 29 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of fat. No one will know this one is actually good for you!

How To: Make potato and green bean salad with Paula Deen

Paula's twist to potato salad uses new red potatoes and green beans. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Best Dishes show hosted by Paula Deen. What happens when America's favorite southern cook opens up her kitchen to family, friends, viewers and the best home cooks in the country? It's anyone's guess! Paula Deen is cooking up something new as she rescues viewer recipes, shares stories and traditions with friends and strangers alike, while learning the secrets of some of America's b...

How To: Make a creamy coleslaw with a food processor

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.

How To: Make raw sauerkraut with a food processor

In this tutorial, we learn how to make raw sauerkraut. First, peel away the first two or three layers, then cut it up in different size chunks and place into a juicer. When finished, press down leaves onto the bowl to get the water out completely. now, place baby raisins and press on top of the cabbage leaves. Now, place a cloth on top and let sit for 5-7 days in a cool and dry spot. Make sure to keep flies away while this is sitting. When finished, you will have sauerkraut that you made and ...

Make Great Depression meals: Dandelion salad

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...

How To: Prepare and eat saffron cous cous salad for a week

Check out this how-to video to survive off of saffron cous cous salad for a week. Just use a small pinch of saffron. Too much, and your food can take on a medicinal flavor. The bill for this will be about $11 for meat, frozen peas & carrots, a can of corn, an onion and some garlic. (And, yes, the saffron is expensive.)

How To: Make a delicious surfer's coslow salad

Want to make the notorious coslow salad? This video will lay it out for you. All you need to do is watch, because it's simple, consisting of lettuce, pepper, carrots and other simple, yet yummy ingredients. Everything a surfer loves, that's why this one's called the surfer's coslow salad.

How To: Make an easy tomato and basil salad with mascarpone and bleu cheese mousse

A tomato and basil salad sounds like a simple delight, right? It is, and the only thing that can make it even better is a mousse with a delicious blend of mascarpone and bleu cheese. Eric Brennan, Executive Chef at Post 390, created a tower of garden-fresh tomatoes with layers of basil and a decadent and creamy mascarpone-bleu cheese mousse. No slaving over a hot stove here and a real crowd pleaser.

How To: Make a fresh healthy mung bean sprout salad with Betty

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!

How To: Create a tasty wilted lettuce salad with Betty

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!

How To: Make sauerkraut heads for cabbage rolls

Sauerkraut is one of those dishes that is either a hit or a miss. It is something that has a long shelf life and and carries a sour taste thanks in part of the way it is made. Despite its taste, it can actually be quite good for you and carries some healthy vitamins and minerals. This tutorial will focus on how to make sauerkraut heads for cabbage rolls. Enjoy!

How To: Make cole saw

This video from The Rookie Cooks is a demonstration of how to make cole slaw. He uses bagged cole slaw mix with cabbage and carrots already shredded. He adds six tablespoons of sugar and a tablespoon of onion powder and mixes it. He then adds a quarter cup of vinegar and mixes it again. He lets it sit for about 15 minutes. He then adds about three quarters cup of mayo and a tablespoon of salt and mixes it. He puts it in the fridge to let it chill before serving. This video is an easy-to-follo...

How To: Make potato salad for a picnic

WatchMojo teaches you how to make a pleasing Potato Salad for a picnic. Ingredients: For the salad base: 2 1/2 lbs new red potatoes, 10 large radishes, 2 celery stalks, 6 green onions, 3 hard-boiled eggs, 1/2 cup dill pickles. For the dressing: 3/4 cup light mayonnaise, 1/4 cup low-fat yogurt, 1 tbsp white wine vinegar, 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, 1/4 cup chopped dill, 1 minced garlic clove, 3/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper. For the garnish: 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley. Procedure: Add scrubbed potatoe...

How To: Make a mozzarella balloon with Molecular Gastronomy

Lab Coat Cooking! Discover how to have fun with cheese. Surprise your friends with this new spin on a classic Caprese Salad. Learn how to make a Mozzarella Balloon. This how to video turns a boring Caprese Salad into a party hit with a little help from some fresh mozzarella cheese, roasted garlic, and a little nitrous oxide. This is a lesson in Molecular Gastronomy.

How To: Make a endive pear salad with the Barefoot Contessa

After a visit to the fromagerie, Ina makes one of her favorite salads. Follow the Barefoot Contessa and learn how to prepare an edvine pear salad with a lemon vinaigrette. The ingredients you need for this recipe are: fromagerie, pears, walnuts, Champagne vinegar, dijon mustard, egg yolk, salt, pepper, olive oil, and lettuce leaves.

How To: Make fattoush salad

Fattoush is a Mediterranean or Middle Eastern that's crispy and has a lot of different vegetables in it. You will need romaine lettuce, orange bell pepper, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, cucumber, red cabbage, radish, tomato, carrot, green onion, red onion, chopped parsely, mint, and samac. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make fattoush salad.

How To: Make an Indian style shredded carrot salad (kosambri)

This recipe for kosambri or shredded carrot Salad most probably originated in the southern parts of India but has been adapted all over. The natural sweetness of carrots mixed in with the tanginess of the lemon juice makes kosambri one of the tastiest ways to eat raw carrots. Try this how-to recipe and enjoy the health benefits of carrots!

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