Hot Poultry How-Tos

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: 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 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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...

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: Make Caribbean-style barbecue baked chicken with green seasoning

Create some of your own authentic Caribbean cuisine in your own kitchen! Wilma Browne Yarde shares her secret recipe for baked and grilled chicken with tons of BBG flavor, texture and heat. This is a garlic-rich green seasoning with herbs, habañero pepper, ginger and citrus prepares chicken for baking. Next, the chicken is dipped in a spicy tomato and brown sugar BBQ sauce with sriracha, beer and more habañero.

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: 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: 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: 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: Cook a perfect duck breast

Ever wonder how to get that perfectly cooked duck breast? Now you can get that restaurant style duck breast with a cripsy skin on the outside while still keeping the inside moist and pink. You start by making a grid like pattern on the fat using a sharp knife. Doing this will help give it that the crispy skin. Next you season both sides with some salt to taste. After this the duck breast goes into the heated pan. When heating that pan have the temperature set to medium-heat. No oil or fat of ...

How To: Brine turkey & chicken

Looking to brine a turkey and/or chicken? You've come to the right place. From Betty Crocker, another wonderful tutorial on how to brine a turkey or chicken. Learn from Catherine McCord of weelicious.com about her favorite Thanksgiving turkey recipe and from Lori Eaton from the Betty Crocker Kitchens, a demonstration on how to brine poultry.

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: Velvet chicken for stir fry dishes

This cooking how to video demonstrates the process for velveting chicken for stir fry dishes. Velveting is a cooking process that gives the meat in a stir fry dish that silky and smooth texture that everyone craves. This method of cooking is common in Asian cultures. Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to velvet chicken. The ingredients you need to velvet chicken are: chicken cubes, salt, Sherry, egg white, cornstarch, and vegetable oil.

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: Truss a chicken in 2 minutes

To truss a chicken start with a long piece of cotton twine. Place the chicken with the breast up and the legs pointing away from you. Run the twine under the butt of the chicken with equal amounts of twine on each side. Pull the twine between each leg and cross it over the middle. Then wrap the twine around the legs and cross it over again. Pull the twine over the thigh bones and hold it over each of the wings. Flip the chicken over and wrap a knot multiple times to hold the wings in tight. W...

How To: Cook fast chicken tenders in the oven

This video by Chef Cook Leins from NoTimeToCook.com will teach you a speedy and fun way to cook chicken. This video teaches you how to make both fried and oven roasted chicken tenders. Start with about a pound of chicken tenders and a breading center. Mix all the dry ingredients together as directed by the recipe and then in a separate bowl mix all the wet ingredients together as directed as well. Dip the chicken tenders in the wet egg mixture and leave it there for just a minute. After the c...

How To: Make crispy oven baked parmesan chicken breasts

In this tutorial, we learn how to make crispy oven baked parmesan chicken breasts. First, take 2.5 lb of chicken breasts and place them into a baking dish, then cut off the fat. After the chicken is cleaned off, prepare the coating for the chicken. Place some Ritz crackers and put them into a plastic bag, then roll them with a roller. Next, add in 3/4 c parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley. Now, sprinkle meat tenderizer onto the chicken, then place the chicken into your plastic bag with ...

How To: Make butter chicken on the stove

First of all you have to arrange the ingredients that are two chicken breasts which you have to cut into chunks, two tbsp of vegetable oil, two tbsp of butter, one chopped onion, a quarter of a tsp cinnamon, one tsp of crushed garlic, one tsp of crushed ginger, half tsp of ground turmeric, one tsp of chili powder, two tsp of ground almonds, a can of 225 gm of whole peeled tomatoes, one tsp of tomato paste, one tsp of natural yogurt, two tsp of fresh coriander or chopped spinach, and salt & pe...

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!

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