How To: Deep fry a turkey for crispy skin

If you've never tasted deep-fried turkey, you're in for a treat. Learn how to deep fry a turkey with this cooking video. This deep-fried turkey recipe is brought to you by Brett Ryan on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos.

How To: Deep fry a turkey in bacon grease

In this video, Dr. Shawnboy gives a graphic demonstration of how to deep-fry a whole turkey in 100% bacon grease. The major problem that is encountered while doing so is that, unlike peanut oil, bacon grease starts foaming almost as soon as the turkey is dipped into it. A very simple solution to this is to keep stirring the grease continuously while bringing up the temperature to the prescribed 350 degree Fahrenheit. It takes about an hour of frying, and the turkey is perfectly done and ready...

How To: Truss a chicken without strings, wires or skewers

To truss a chicken without using any strings, wires or skewers, hold the chicken up by the wings and let all the fluids drain out into a bowl or sink or any container. Next, use a knive or a sharp object and cut open a slit at the fat flaps just outside the bottom cavity. The slit should be about the size of a dime, and make a cut on the other flap as well. Push the leg through the slit on the opposite side, and then push the other leg to the other slit as well. The legs are now trussed. Tuck...

How To: Remove tenderloins from chicken breast

In this video it is demonstrated how to remove tenderloins from chicken breast. The tenderloin runs just beneath the breast bone it is a really nice and sweet piece of meat. It is white in color. To remove it take a chicken breast and flip it over so that you can see the breastbone. Then take a knife (or you can do it with your finger as well) and just cut across the breastbone. It is attached by a tendon so if you cut the tendon, the tenderloin comes out very easily. This is a simple way to ...

How To: Debone a whole duck

Tired of chicken? Discover duck! The Maple Leaf Farms corporate chef will teach you how to properly cut up a whole duck (also called deboning). Cooking duck is easier than you think. Maple Leaf Farms is your one stop for duck cooking tips and duck recipes. Make it a meal to remember with duck.

How To: Make a classic chicken pot pie with Nigella Lawson

Make some Chicken Pot Pie to warm your heart! Melt butter, add flour, and use a bit of chicken stock concentrate. Gives it a savory taste. Then whisk milk. This is the base. The chicken, ham, and peas should be mixed together in the base. Put it in your pie crust. Make a layer of crust to put on top. Cut off the extra dough and pinch it around. Slash it atleast four or five times so that the steam can come out. You can personalize with little batter cut outs. And splash with a little egg was ...

How To: Make an easy modern Wellington with pork tenderloin

Beef Wellington is one of our favorite dishes, but beef tends to be one of the priciest cuts of meat out there. If you're trying to save money while still eating delicious comfort food, check out this recipe video. You'll learn how to make a pork Wellington, with pork tenderloin substituted for beef to reduce costs. Proscuitto and Dijon mustard make this Wellington extremely rich and with a tangy kick of flavor.

How To: Disassemble a turkey into parts for roasting

Within a week's time it'll be Turkey Day! That means, quite appropriately, that you'll be stuffing your tummy with copious amounts of roast turkey. What that also means, unfortunately, is that you'll be spending hours camped out in front of the oven, basting and probably reading a copy of "Us Weekly" to get through the wait.

How To: Bake a chicken pot pie casserole with Alton Brown

Alton Brown's dish is a cross between chicken pot pie and casserole. Follow along and see how he makes this chicken hybrid dish. This cooking how-to video is part of Good Eats show hosted by Alton Brown. Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual interludes, simple preparations and unconventional discussions, he'll bring you food in its finest and funni...

How To: Cut up a chicken for saute

It is usually less expensive and fresher to purchase a whole chicken as opposed to pieces. In this two part tutorial, learn how to cut up a whole chicken for cooking with Rob Hinsley, head of Hospitality & Catering at Stoke on Trent College in the UK.

How To: Make a crispy, golden roast turkey

In this tutorial, we learn how to make crispy golden roasted turkey. For this recipe you will need: 13 lb turkey, butter, olive oil, salt and pepper. To cook the turkey you will need: 1 roasting rack, 1 roasting pan and aluminum foil. First, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Then, pat dry your turkey after rinsing thoroughly, making sure to fully dry everything. Now, rub butter all over the turkey, inside and out. You can now brush the turkey with a generous amount of olive oil and then seaso...

How To: Roast fantastic Cornish hens with a balsamic marinade

Cornish game hens are a truly a magnificent meal to serve up for any occasion! So tender and juicy! But if you are a little stuck as to what you want to do with then you're in luck! In this great video you will learn how to make Cornish game hens with a fantastic balsamic marinade that'll have your mouth watering!

How To: Make microwave chicken nuggets

Looking for a delicious dinner to serve your family tonight? Whip up this kid-friendly chicken nuggets recipe in the microwave. To serve four people, I recommend four chicken breasts. For those with smaller appetites, half a chicken breast will do. For crunchier chicken nuggets you can interchange cornflake crumbs for the breadcrumbs. You will need chicken breasts, milk, breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Once the nuggets are done, you can eat them. They taste great plain, or you might try dipp...

How To: Make a time-consuming, but delicious turkey leg confit

You thought the normal Thanksgiving turkey took forever! Wait until you try out this recipe for turkey leg confit. If you have the patience, you could make this holiday dinner one to remember. Everyone will be more than satisfied. So satisfied, that Thanksgiving will always be at your place (which might not be a good thing).

How To: Tie up or truss a chicken for roasting

First of all keep the chicken under the running water and then pad it dry. Then you have to remove the neck, inner portions and the fat from the abdominal cavity. Now season the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper by standing it up inside the bowl. You can now add the desired spices. In this case you can use garlic cloves and lemon pieces. Now close the abdomen cavity and lay the chicken on the cutting board. Wedge the wing tips under the wings. Close the neck cavity by wrapping the sk...

How To: Brine & cook a turkey in the oven

Cooking that big Thanksgiving bird doesn't have to be daunting. Check out this tutorial and learn how to brine and cool your turkey in the oven and cut down on the cooking time. No holiday is complete without turkey and by watching this video you will be able to make your own. Your family will be so happy to gather around the famous bird this year!

How To: Carve a turkey, step-by-step

Learn from this video how to carve a turkey step by step easily. Start cutting in the loose skin area where the legs and breasts meets and carve it down carefully. Now remove the drumstick from the pork and slice down the meat from it and from the thigh part. Remove the wings from the breast either by twisting it with your hand or cutting it using a knife. Now find the breast bone and cut on either side of it trough the rib cage. Slice down the meat and repeat the same process on the other si...

How To: Make chicken pot pie with Tyler Florence

Tyler Florence from Food Network shows us how to make chicken pot pie in one pot. First sauté carrots, onions, and celery in extra virgin olive oil. Next add 2 tablespoons of flour. Add chicken broth and heavy cream. Season it with salt, pepper, and herbs. It will thicken before your eyes. Take some chicken and add it to the mixture. Next add frozen peas and small potatoes. You can use frozen pastry for the base. Use a crock to cut out the base. Fill the crock with the mix and add the pastry ...

How To: Braise a turkey

After showing us how to debone a turkey, Chef Eric from Kendall-Jackson moves on to the next part of the process - braising. Braising will make your turkey come out moist and flavorful. And it's a great way to show off your culinary skills.

How To: Make real and easy Chinese orange chicken

This is a video showing how to make Chinese orange chicken. It requires to make the Chicken, 1lb of Chicken cut into cubes and marinated in 1 tablespoon of sherry and 1 tablespoon of cornflowers for half an hour. Two garlic cloves, minced, and 1 inch of root ginger also minced are required. For the sauce, one third of a cup of fresh orange juice mixed with 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon of sesame sauce, 1 teaspoon of brown sugar and 4 teaspoons of chili paste. First, the wok is he...

How To: Debone a chicken breast

Cutting and deboning your own chicken at home can save you money in the long run. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how and where to cut on a chicken to remove the bones in the breast meat. Be careful with knives.

How To: Make Filipino spicy adidas (chicken feet)

Spicy adidas is a Filipino dish using fried chicken feet and black beans. This video will demonstrate how to cook, combine and season all the ingredients to make some really Filipino cuisine. Chicken feet might seem a little out of the normal ingredient range for some people but just about anything is good fried, so grab some feet and start cooking.

How To: Make chicken royale & chicken cushion

Learn to make two different delicious chicken recipes, chicken royale and chicken cushion, from a professional butcher in this video. Watch the demonstration of how to carve a whole raw chicken into two boneless breasts and two boneless legs. The legs will become chicken cushion, a bacon wrapped dark meat dish filled with stuffing and sauce. The second recipe shown is chicken royale. It is similar to the first recipe with stuffing and sauce, but the bacon is draped over top instead of wrapped...

How To: Make a perfectly pan seared quail every time

A great special occasion dish! For this recipe, you will need: 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon butter, 2 semi boneless quail, 1/2 cup chunky chutney, 6 small slices proscuitto, salt, pepper, brown sugar, 2 garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon shalltos, 1 medium carrot, 2 stalks chopped celery, bay leaves, rosemary, 1/2 cup chicken stock and 2 tablespoons dry vermouth. Make a perfectly pan seared quail every time.

How To: Cook a whole roast chicken in the oven

In this video, we learn how to cook a whole chicken in the oven. First, preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Now, take your chicken out of the package and rinse it off in the sink, removing the insides. Now, pat dry the chicken and put on a roasting pan. Add pepper, garlic salt, paprika, oregano, lemon and olive oil to season the chicken. Make sure to rub the chicken thoroughly and soak it in the seasoning. Now you will place the chicken into the oven and cook it for one hour with aluminum foil o...

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