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.
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.
The centerpiece of this salad are pears poached in red wine, cloves and allspice. Add frisee greens, toasted walnuts and gorgonzola cheese to round out the flavors. This salad is a perfect spring dish. Serve before the main course and pair with something light and bubbly. Make a frisee salad with poached pears and gorgonzola cheese.
In this video, we learn how to make organic vegan quinoa salad. This super food is a complete protein that's rich in amino acids and protein. First, rinse the quinoa in a strainer, then put into a pot with 2 cups of water. Bring this to a boil while covered, then when the liquid is absorbed it's done. Now, chop up some bell pepper and cucumber and mix it up with the quinoa until it's well combined. Next, add in some roasted pistachios, cranberries, extra virgin olive oil, and maple syrup. Aft...
Whether you're dieting or you're simply watching out for your health, beans are one of the most nutrious, low-calorie, and filling foods you can consume. Because they're so high in fiber you can eat just a little and stay full for hours.
Before you toss a salad together it's important that any leaves you use are dry and crisp. Usually you'd use a salad spinner to remove the water, but what if you don't have one and you're low on time?
In this video, we learn how to make an arugula, fennel & pomegranate salad. To make the dressing, you will squeeze a lemon and a lime. Then, add in finely chopped red onion and olive oil. Then, add in one pomegranate seed and the juice to the bowl and continue to mix together. After this, you will clean and wash your lettuce, then chop up some apples and fennel. Place the salad in a large bowl, then add in in the apples and fennel and toss. After this, pour on your dressing and then eat. Enjo...
In this tutorial, we learn how to use Ramen noodles to make a gourmet salad. You will need: chicken breasts, bacon, dried beef, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, and sour cream. First, preheat your oven to 350. After this, grab your chicken breasts and wrap a piece of bacon around each piece of chicken. When finished, mix up the soups and sour cream and then pour it over the top of the chicken in a casserole dish. Place this in the oven and cook for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Now, coo...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a popular sashimi salad with Kitchen Access. First, you will grab the salmon and slice it into strips, the thinner the better. Now, grab yellow tail and cut it into thin slices as well. Next, grab the tuna and cut it into thin strips too. From here, you will set these on the serving dish and put fresh lettuce into a mixing bowl. Then, add in pomegranate seeds, lemon, sea salt, and lemon oil. Toss this and then place on the serving dish. serve this to you...
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...
Most people do caesar salads the same way: By cutting up a head of lettuce, iceburg or romaine, and then tossing it with copious amounts of caesar salad dressing, olive oil, croutons, chicken bits, and whatever else they fancy.
Eat like a proletariat on the budget of a bourgeoisie by whipping up this decadent, creamy, and inexpensive treat. All for under $10, you'll learn how to put together a French salad with butter lettuce, lardons (or strips of pork fat), and poached eggs. This is a delicious get up that gives salad a good name.
Tuna is said to be bad for cats, but it also has toxins that affect humans, too. If eaten in large quantities, you could contract mercury poisoning or worse. But why subject yourself to that when you wouldn't even feed tuna to your kittens? Because it tastes good? Well, you can get that same great taste without any fish! Watch this recipe to learn how to make a tuna salad, full of vegetables and the secret ingredient— hijiki— a delicious fresh-from-the-sea flavor sold in dried black strips.
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.
Most of what prevents us from cooking our own (healthy) food is simply that we have to drag our butts off of our chair, get in the car, and drive to the store with ingredients list in hand and tired expression on face.
There's nothing more refreshing than biting into a scintillating Jerk chicken salad marinated with a hot and spicy sauce of black pepper, scallions, orange juice, and...rum? That's right, rum will add the perfect zing of flavor to this salad.
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 ...
Broccoli doesn't have to be your kid's death sentence. In fact, with the right tweaks, you can actually get your child to ENJOY eating this cruciferous green vegetable, and we really do mean that. When it comes to veggies, flavoring is key.
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.
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.
If you're like us, you're not the biggest fan of papaya. Sweet but very pungent, papayas are an acquired taste for some and either loved or hated by others. But this recipe for a Thai salad made with green papaya may just change your mind about the oderiferous food altogether.
Summer is a prime time for cooking outdoors on the grill with fresh meat and vegetables. So the next time you're itching to fire up the grill, consider making the succulent recipe presented in this video.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make avocado chicken salad. First, pour in your tuna in the mixing bowl, then add in avocado, celery, onion, Greek yogurt, and your chicken. After you have mixed all of this together and it's well combined, place into the fridge to cool off. When this is finished cooling off, you can use this in a number of different recipes. You can place it on lettuce for a salad, or you can also use it on whole grain bread. Another popular way to use this is a dip wit whol...
The thing that makes tabouli "tabouli" is cracked wheat, and this salad isn't quite that. It's more of a metaphor for tabouli because the grate cauliflower resembles the grain (for those on a raw food diet). It's a stretch, so let's just call this salad a raw cauliflower and chopped kale leaves salad.
If your salad isn't making you full, then you're probably making it the wrong way. Most people think there's really nothing more to a salad than iceburg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, and some ranch dressing, but using only these ingredients won't give you enough protein or fiber to fill you up.
Skip the conventional salad of lettuce and pick up the broccoli florets! broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables, packed full of water, and taste great as the main ingredient to its own salad. Try it out… it's a little sweet, too!
So many people hate salad because they have the wrong conception of it. Most believe that salad is nothing more than a few pieces of lettuce, maybe some cabbage, and a few grape tomatoes. But a salad like this - your basic side salad at fast food restaurants - does absolutely no justice to all the delicious salads out there.
Did you know that people living in the Mediterranean, just off the coast of Italy, have been proven to have the longest life spans in the world? Centenareans abound in this region, and not because it's a blessed or special niche of longevity. Rather, it has everything to do with the Mediterranean diet.
Want to know what the perfect summer salad is? Let's just say it involved mouthwatering watermelon. And feta cheese! Check out this video recipe for a watermelon and feta salad.
Eating the same old lunch everyday can be boring and lead to you hating whatever it is you eat. In this next tutorial, you'll discover how to make a tasty salad with bacon and poached egg. This is tasty lunch treat that can be topped with balsamic vinegar and can be made as a lunch when you're home. So check out the tutorial and good luck!
Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Salad-Food Network Grilling vegetable is by far one of the healthiest ways to eat them. Grilling certainly beats throwing them in a vat of lard (we're looking at you, Paula Deen) or chucking them in a bread batter to make zucchini tempura (yummy, but not so good for your six pack).
In this tutorial, learn how to make a healthy, delicious salad with couscous. This salad is packed with fresh vegetables and loaded with tuna for a nice, salty taste. Chickpeas and olives top off this fantastic side dish or small lunch. Enjoy it any time of the year, but it works great in the summertime! Yum!
In this video, learn how to make a delicious baby spinach salad topped with fried broccoli and cauliflower. This Italian favorite is presented to you by the Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis and is as easy to make as it is delicious. Enjoy this outstanding salad today!
In this clip, learn how to make a tasty salad that is great for your diet! This filling and healthy dish works for anyone and will please young, old, vegetarians, meat eaters, dieters and hungry folks alike. Let Betty show you her favorite summer creation with this tutorial.
In this tutorial, learn how to make an entirely unique salad with Betty. This loaded baked potato salad is warm and delicious and makes a perfect addition to any gathering or picnic. Enjoy!
Looking to make a Bibb lettuce and radish salad with a warm bacon dressing? With the right ingredients and proper technique, it's easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about a minute and a half. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own Bibb salad, watch this video guide.
In this video, Jennifer DiDonato shows us how to make healthy tuna salad and veggie dip. To begin, drain a can of your favorite tuna and place it into a bowl. Then, add in 2 tbsp fat free cream cheese, 1 tbsp mustard, dash of dill weed, salt, pepper, and your choice of diced veggies, and mix everything together until well combined. A half cup of this only contains 145 calories and has tons of nutritional value to it. It has a lot of protein so it will fill you up easily, without having to eat...
The number of Korean people that still make kimchi (or Kim Chee) from scratch is dwindling, but no store bought brand will ever taste as great as homemade. In this tutorial, take a trip to New York and visit Yu Um Chon, a great grandmother who has made kimchi over 10,000 times for her family. She will show you exactly how to make this tasty salad and offer you a few tips she has developed over the years (like adding a bit of artificial sweetener to make the salad less slimy). Follow along wit...
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!
A taco salad from a restaurant can pack more calories than a Big Mac and a Whopper combined! In this clip, nutritionist and Food Channel hostess Ellie Krieger will show you how to cut the fat and calories in half at home. This salad is super easy to make and is full of flavor and nutrition. Try this salad for your lunch today! Yum!