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How To: Make Bubbles and Squeaks

I saw this on the Food Network and tried it out. We loved it. It is a great way to use leftovers and with the holidays upon us, I know you'll want to try it. I think it was Jamie Oliver who presented it although I couldn't find it on the website. It was described as a common thing done in the UK as the evening meal after a Sunday lunch. It is great with leftover turkey, dressing, and potatoes and gravy. The name comes from the sounds that it makes when it cooks. When you put the patties in th...

How To: Grill an easy beer can turkey in no time

Thanksgiving dinner doesn't have to be a nightmare. If you have a decent-sized grill, you have the perfect platform for a delicious turkey feast. But there's one more thing you'll need— beer. It's called a beer can turkey, but you can substitute the beer can for just plain water and spices.

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: 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: Roast the perfect chicken

With this video, we learn how to roast the perfect chicken. You want crisp skin with juicy chicken on the inside. To do this, you will take your raw chicken and rub it all around with some olive oil. Get into the small spots of the chicken so everywhere browns evenly. From here, you will add on any herbs or flavored butters that you want on the meat. After oiling, sprinkle with kosher salt and black pepper. Then, tie the legs of the chicken together and place the chicken on a roasting rack. P...

How To: Cook fried chicken breasts

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook fried chicken breasts. First, place your chicken on a paper towel and then hit it with a meat tenderizer. From here, you will salt the top and bottom evenly. Finish this off with some black ground pepper and any other seasonings that you would like on the chicken. From here, you will put potato starch on both sides of the chicken until it's evenly coated. Now, beat an egg and place the chicken into the bowl with the egg. Then, dip it inside a bath of pan...

How To: Make jerk chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make jerk chicken. First, take some green onions and chop them up into small pieces, then place them into a food processor. After this, grab some fresh parsley and cilantro and place those into the food processor as well. After this, add in some hot red peppers to the food processor as well, as many as you would like. Add in some salt and pepper and any other seasonings that you would like, as well as olive oil. When finished, you will rub this on the chicken...

How To: Make crispy chicken thighs in a cherry-pear sauce

In this tutorial, we learn how to make crispy chicken thighs in a cherry-pear sauce. To make this, you will need: 8 chicken thighs, 1 1/4 c dried Bing cherries, 1 1/4 c chopped Bosc pears, 4 diced leeks, 2 c Marsala wine, and 1 c cream. First, you will bring the leeks, cherries, pears, and wine to a boil. After this, remove from the heat and then cover, allowing them to plump. After this, fry the seasoned chicken in oil, skin side down, on high heat until golden brown. From here, fry the leek...

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: Cook buttermilk fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook buttermilk fried chicken. First, take your chicken and marinade with black pepper, paprika, salt, and cayenne pepper. Use any other seasonings you would like. After this, pour buttermilk over the chicken and then let it sit for a couple of hours in the fridge. Now, combine flour with salt and pepper and any other seasonings you would like. Cover the chicken in the flour, getting as much flour on them as possible. Then, let the chicken sit for a few minut...

How To: Make chicken katsu or Japanese fried chicken

In this video, we learn how to make chicken katsu or Japanese fried chicken. To start, you will need to pour some flour into a large bowl and then sprinkle it with your favorite seasonings you want on your chicken. Get creative and add as many or few seasonings as you would like. After you mix this together, you will crack two eggs and whisk them together with a fork. Now, pour some panko breadcrumbs into a bowl next to the other two bowls. Take your chicken and dip it into the flour and then...

How To: Make Australian buttermilk fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Australian buttermilk fried chicken. You will need: salt, pepper, an egg, butter milk, Corn Flakes crumbs, flour, and chicken pieces. To start, you will want to place the chicken into a plastic bag after washing and drying, then pour butter milk over them and let them sit for 2 hours. Now, you will need to crack your egg and whisk it with milk, then place your corn flakes and flour into separate plates. To start, you will dip the chicken in flour, then t...

How To: Cook delicious Cajun fried chicken

In this video, we learn how to cook Cajun fried chicken. First, season your cut up chicken with salt, then inject a Cajun marinade into the pieces. After this, take 5 tbsp of Louisiana chick fry and place it into a bowl with water. Now, dip your chicken into the batter sauce and then some flour. Once this is finished, you will be ready to fry the chicken. Heat up some oil in a large pot until it's around 350 degrees. Place the chicken in the pot and fry on both sides until golden brown and co...

How To: Make soft and crunchy fried chicken

This is a video tutorial in the Food category where you are going to learn how to make soft and crunchy fried chicken. Take 4 large pieces of chicken in a bowl and add water. Next you add 1 tbsp of cumin powder, 1 tbsp garlic powder or minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of salt and boil the chicken for 3-5 minutes. Turn off heat and let chicken sit in stock for 45 - 60 minutes. In the meantime prepare the batter. For this take 1 cup of flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 egg, 3/4 cup of water and mi...

How To: Make golden oven fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make golden oven fried chicken. First, soak your chicken in salt water for about 15 minutes. Then, heat up your oven to 425 degrees. After this, place foil on a shallow baking pan along with 1/4 c oil and 1/4 c butter. Place this in the oven until the butter melts. In a mixing bowl, combine 1 c flour, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp seasoning salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, and 1/2 tsp garlic salt. Then, place the chicken in the flour mixture and completely ...

How To: Make Dutch oven chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Dutch oven chicken. Ingredients are: 1 whole chicken, 1 chopped onion, 3 tbsp garlic, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, paprika, Italian seasoning, and 28 oz diced tomatoes. First, melt some butter in a pot and then throw in your chopped onion. Let this heat up, then add in your garlic and other seasonings with it. Once these are combined, stick your chicken on top of them and sprinkle on additional flavorings of your choice. Cook for 1.5 hours on medium wit...

How To: Make chicken and dumplings

In this video, we learn how to make chicken and dumplings. To make this, you will need: 3 chicken breasts, 2 pie crusts, 1 onion, 3 tbsp garlic, and 8 cups chicken broth. First, you will saute chopped onions with minced garlic and salt/pepper. Stir this, then add your chicken skin down into the pot. Let the chicken brown and cook on all sides until it's cooked all the way through. After this, take the chicken out and drain the fat from the juices left in the pot. Tear your chicken into pieces...

How To: Make moist southern fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make moist southern fried chicken. First, clean your chicken and season it with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and dehydrated onions. Leave this for 8 hours, then add an egg wash to the chicken. After this, you will coat the chicken in flour and then heat up your oil. Deep fry the chicken until it's golden brown on both sides and cooked all the way through. You can use any type of oil that you prefer. Once the oil is finished, let it drain on a paper towe...

How To: Make black pepper chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make black pepper chicken. For the sauce, you will need: 1/2 c oyster sauce, 2 tsp thick soy sauce, 2 tsp sherry, 1 tsp white pepper, and 2 tsp black pepper. For the chicken, you will need: 3 boneless chicken breasts, 1/2 tsp garlic salt, 1/2 large red bell pepper, 1/2 large green bell pepper, 2 green onion stalks, and 2 tbsp peanut oil. First, remove the fat from the chicken and cut into pieces. Then, sprinkle with garlic salt and set aside. Now, remove the ...

How To: Carve a turkey properly

In this tutorial, we learn how to carve a turkey. After your turkey has came out of the oven and sat out for around 10 minutes, grab your sharp knife. When you are carving this, you want to carve around the bones so you are getting the most meat off of the bird. Start off by removing the thighs from the turkey and cutting it in half. After both of these are off, but the wings off of the turkey and set on a serving plate. From here, you will use the knife to cut the middle of the turkey and pr...

How To: Make turkey meat pies

In this video, we learn how to make turkey meat pies. You will need: 2 lbs ground turkey breast, 1/2 chopped onion, 1/2 chopped green pepper, 2 tbsp crushed garlic, 15 oz can tomato sauce, 1 c dry white wine, 1/4 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp oregano, crushed red pepper flakes, 1/4 c raisins, 1/4 c stuffed green olives, 2 tbsp olive oil, ready-made 5" dough, and 1 egg white. Now, cook the turkey in a large pan and break into small pieces. After this, drain the turkey from the fat and saute the onions, g...

How To: Make super crispy southern fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make super crispy southern fried chicken. Ingredients are: 1 fresh cut up chicken, 2 c flour, 1 tbsp salt, 1/2 tbsp black pepper, 1 whole egg, 3/4 c milk, and cooking oil. First, fill the frying pan with enough cooking oil to cover the chicken. Then, place on medium heat and then start to make your chicken. Add in egg and milk, then mix well and set aside. Next, combine flour, salt, and pepper in a large plate and mix together. Wash the chicken and dry it, th...

How To: Make a spicy Portuguese-style chicken piri piri dinner

Discover one of the many joys of Portugal— chicken piri piri. Once you've tried this tasty chicken dinner, you'll never want to try another recipe! It's a wonderful mixture of spices that coat the chicken, which is cooked in a skillet with a little white wine. That's all there is to it. Some of the spice include chili powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and garlic powder. Robin Benzle of Chow Time shows you the secret to this simple Portuguese chicken piri piri dish.

How To: Cook a delicious turkey with brine

In this video, we learn how to cook a delicious turkey with brine. A brine is a saline solution that will bring out the natural flavors of the turkey. The brine insulates all the moisture so the turkey comes out more moist than ever. For the brine, start out with peppercorn, thyme, rosemary, sugar, kosher salt, vegetable stock, and mix these inside of a pot on the stove. Then, place the turkey in a large pot and pour the brine over it. After this, put water over the turkey until to the top an...

How To: Cook a deboned turkey in a small oven

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook a deboned turkey in a small oven. First, take out the sack of guts and the turkey neck from the turkey and place in a large pot full of water. When finished, cut the turkey open with a sharp knife, then remove the breast plate and ribs. Then, remove all the bones and parts you can find on the inside of the turkey by cutting gently and pulling the good meat gently away. Once you have cut all of the bones out of the chicken, you can start to cook the turke...

How To: Deep fry a turkey

In this video, we learn how to deep fry a turkey. First, you will need to heat up your oil in a large pan until it's reached 275 degrees. After this, grab your seasoned and completely dry turkey and place it onto a cooking rack meant for the deep fryer. Slowly place the turkey into the hot oil. Do not push it down quickly or the very hot oil will come and splash you in the face and body. After you have let the turkey go inside the hot oil, let it cook for 20-30 minutes, depending on how large...

How To: Make Thai chicken lo mein

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Thai chicken lo mein. First, add in 1/4 c chicken stock, 2 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp oyster sauce, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp corn starch to a bowl. Mix this together, then set aside. Heat up a skillet and add in cooking oil with chopped garlic. SautŽ the garlic until fragrant, then add in your chicken and cook for several minutes until finished. After this, add in your vegetable and continue to sautŽ. Now, add in the sauce and stir wit in the dish waiting for it t...

How To: Check to make sure your roast turkey is done

Making turkey is great for all year round, although the most common time of year is Thanksgiving! Turkey's are big birds and have a long cooking time, and they're there for a reason, any shorter and you could have an uncooked bird that could still be carrying food-borne illnesses like Salminella. In this video you'll get some basic tips on how to check your turkey to make sure it's good to eat.