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How To: Tell whether a frozen turkey is fully thawed out

Cooking a turkey is a long and arduous process if you're never done it before, and requires careful preparation. If you've bought a frozen turkey, one of the first things your need to make sure of is that you've thawed it properly before you start cooking it, and this video will show you how to make sure your bird is all the way thawed.

How To: Make crispy chicken nuggets with chicken breasts

If the only chicken nuggets you know are the ones that have a "Mc" attached to the front of them, then you're not eating the real thing. Literally. Last we heard, seaweed extract and ground chicken bits (claws, beaks, etc.) were not chicken. But these icky ingredients are what go into those nuggets you get at McDonald's as well as many other restaurants.

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 amazing arroz con pollo (chicken with rice)

Cooking on a budget and trying to eat healthy and hearty at the same time can be tough. But thanks to Frugal Chef, your cries have been answered! In this video you will learn how to make an amazing Arroz con Pollo (chicken with rice and veggies). The ingredients are cheap, but the flavor and the nutritional value is far more than you had expect.

How To: Make chicken nuggets at home using potato chips

Nicko will show us how to make home made chicken nuggets. You'll need diced chicken breasts, about 1 inch nuggets; 1 egg and 1/2 cup milk mixed together and about 2 cups of flour and a bag of thinly cut sour cream and onion potato chips. You can use any type of chip flavor you like. Crush the chips up by putting them in a plastic sandwich bag and then crush them by tapping down on the bag with a rolling pin until they're a breadcrumb mixture. Now using your hand roll a nugget of chicken first...

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: Carve a raw chicken for dinner and save money

Gwen Schoen and Paul Carras share with you in this video how simple it is to save money by carving a whole raw chicken. You can save your pockets an average of 20 – 30%! First take out any insides; this is usually the neck, heart and liver when included. Lay the chicken on its back and start with the wings. Break the skin with a boning knife and pull the wing away from the body until the socket pulls out. Finish the incision where the socket meets and repeat on the other side. Then you’ll...

How To: Cook duck breast with a cherry and red wine sauce

The Caldesis shows us how to cook Duck with Cherry Sauce, in this video.To get strated,reduce some Gabbiano red wine and sugar in a pan.On a baking tray put in some tinned cherries and pour its juice on the top.To this,add some orange juice and sprinkle some sugar on top.Put this in the oven,for 10-15 minutes,at 180 degrees F and cook until the cherries are browned and the sugar is caramelized. Take four duck breasts and trim off the excess fat on the sides.Sprinkle some salt and pepper on it...

How To: Make Thai-Lao chicken curry with bamboo & long beans

In order to prepare Manivan Larprom‚Äôs Thai-Lao Chicken Curry with Bamboo and Long Beans, you will need the following: ¬º cup of bamboo, ¬º cup of long beans, 1-2 sprigs of Thai basil, tomato, 1 cup of chicken, ¬O cup of coconut milk, 1 T. of chopped garlic, 1 T. of vegetable oil, 2 T. of fish sauce, and 1 T. of curry paste.

How To: Make skillet grilled chicken fajitas

Before you begin to make your skillet grilled chicken fajitas, place a skillet in your oven at about 350 degrees. You will also need flour tortillas. Heat up another pan and drizzle some olive oil into the pan. Slice up an onion and place in pan to brown. Add a pinch of sugar and a sprinkling of red wine vinegar to bring out the sweetness in the onions. Make sure you stir regularly so the onions don't burn. Choose either a red, yellow, or green pepper and wash it. Cut out the stem/top, pull o...

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: Make a creamy chicken pot pie with Food Network

Elie Krieger from Food Network bakes up a scrumptious chicken pot pie. Her version will give you a healthy boost because she added extra vegetables and cut down on the fat. This southern dish is sure to warm up tummies everywhere and you can customize the ingredients based on your family's tastes. For example, you may want to use turkey instead of chicken, or possibly beef. Maybe your family likes different vegetables. This particular recipe uses chicken, onions, carrots, celery and green bea...

How To: Make Pakistani style chicken biryani

This is a recipe for chicken biryani. To start you will need half a kilo of chicken, one medium onion finely chopped, a cooked medium tomatoe chopped, one cup of yogourt, a heaped tablespoon of ginger garlic paste, half a teaspoon of termite paste, half a teaspoon of chili powder, salt to taste, heaped tablespoon of coriander powder, saffron, biscanti rice soaked for half an hour, few pieces of garamasal (assorted), a few threads of saffron, half a cup of milk, a few mint leaves.

How To: Debone a whole chicken

Place the whole chicken on the cutting board breast side up with the wings facing away from you. You will need a sharp heavy chef's knife to cut up the chicken because you will be cutting through bones. Start by finding a joint in the wing and cut off the wing at that joint. Then do the same thing with the second wing. Next, cut off the chicken legs by running your knife down on the side of the chicken toward where the leg joint is. Bend it back until the joint pops. Cut through the joint and...

How To: Make Czech schnitzel with mashed potatoes

Schnitzel with mashed potatoes is very tasty Czech dish. Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to make it in your own home. Czech schnitzel and mashed potatoes are very easy to make. Watch this Czech girl as she shows you how to prepare it. The ingredients you need for schnitzel and mashed potatoes are: boiled potatoes, milk, salt, flour, eggs, pepper, salt, oil, chicken and bread crumbs.

How To: Cook stuffed Maltese chicken breasts

This recipe comes to us from Mario Schembri, head chef at Ta´Frenc on the island of Gozo. Watch this how-to video cooking lesson to learn how to make stuffed Maltese chicken breasts. Serve the stuffed chicken breasts with a button mushroom sauce and a side of vegetables.

How To: Make Thai stuffed chicken wings with Kai

Forget the take out tonight, cook some Thai food at home instead. Watch this how to cooking video tutorial show you how to cook Thai stuffed chicken wings. Stuffed chicken wings are served at most Thai restaurants and are sometimes called angel wings. Make these delicious appetizers from scratch.

How To: Make citrus curry chicken

Change up your chicken recipes with a little curry. Watch this how-to video and learn how easy it is to make curry citrus chicken skewers plus see our other chicken skewers recipes. To make the skewers you will need: chicken breasts, orange juice, lemon juice, fresh ginger, curry paste, honey, orange zest, cayanne pepper, pineapple and salt.

How To: Make foie gras on a rosette of caramelized apples

Chef Johann Lafer prepares foie gras on a rosette of caramelized apples. The cooking time for this recipe is 35 minutes. You will need the following ingredients: veal fond with madere, fole gras (goose liver) pine nuts, sugar, butter, walnut oil, calvados, apples, cane sugar, salad and flour. Make foie gras on a rosette of caramelized apples.

How To: Make orange glazed chicken tenders for your children

This is an easy dish to make that your kids are sure to love! Dress up the traditional chicken tender by adding an orange glaze. For this recipe, you will need: 1 pound chicken tenders, 1 cup orange segments, 3 tablespoons canola oil, salt, pepper, 1 quart fresh orange juice and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Make orange glazed chicken tenders for your children.