Hot Poultry How-Tos

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: 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: Smoke salmon in a smoker

In this video, we learn how to smoke salmon in a smoker. You can use an electric or gas powered smoker, it doesn't matter which you choose. Before you begin to salt the salmon you will need to brine it with a salt water brine. Next, soak your wood chunks in some water for 30 minutes. Now put your wood into the smoker and let the salmon smoke for about 3 to 4 hours. Make sure you keep an eye on the salmon and don't let any of the vents stay open, or the wood will burn. When finished, enjoy the...

How To: Make a chicken stew

Learn how to make delicious chicken stew in simple and easy steps. You will need 2 spoonful of butter, a spoon of garlic oil, a cup chopped carrots, 2 cubed potatoes, 2 stock of celery, 1 chopped onion, garlic, pepper, salt, hot pepper sauce, Tabasco sauce, roasted chicken, a can of pinto beans, red beans, southern ranch beans, Italian stewed tomatoes, chicken broth and water. 1. First melt the butter in a soup pot, then add garlic oil, carrots, potatoes and cook with its lid closed for 5 min...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: Make baked chicken with onions, peppers & mushrooms

Preheat oven to 425. Place butter in 9 x 13 baking dish and place in oven as it preheats. Place chicken pieces in zip top bag. Add flour and shake to coat. When oven is warm, remove pan from oven and place the floured chicken in pan with the melted butter. Return to oven and cook for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken and continue cooking for 20 min. While the chicken bakes, chop onion. Saute' onion in a small skillet with a little olive oil. Chop mushrooms and add them to the onion. Saute' until t...

How To: Grill buffalo wing style chicken with the BBQ Pit Boys

Many say, real good Hot wings don't come from Buffalo. In this how to video BBQ Pit Boys show you how easy it is to make up some smokin' hot buffalo wings on the grill for tailgating or that back-yard barbecue. And, save those celery sticks and the Blue Cheese or Ranch dressing for the Girlie Men. It's all about tender smoked chicken wings and the fire sauce around here.

How To: Cook a delicious chicken escalope or breaded chicken

Chicken escalope, or breaded chicken, is a Mediterranean classic found in lots of Middle Eastern and Souther European countries. This is a really easy recipe to enjoy any time at home. You'll need two boneless chicken breasts, a cup of flour, one cup milk, one egg, corn flakes, salt, black pepper, a half teaspoon of paprika, half teaspoon of parsley, and a half teaspoon of garlic powder. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make chicken escalope.

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 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 for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to truss poultry. Trussing is a technique that helps keep poultry in shape when cooking. To truss a chicken, begin by tucking the wing under the chicken and then flip it over. Wrap the string around the drumsticks, pull the string out toward the back of the bird and catching the tucked wings underneath the string. Flip the chicken over and tie the string over the breasts. Bring the ends of the string down and tie it under the strings the hold the drum...

How To: Truss a chicken for roasting or smoking

This video explains how to truss chicken. First, it is explained that trussing is the process of tying a chicken such that it is better suited for cooking. One benefit is that trussing keeps the tips of the chicken's wings from burning during the cooking process. Another benefit that is explained is that trussing a chicken allows you to stuff the cavity of the chicken with something like onion or lemon while the chicken cooks. A figure eight pattern is made around the end of the drumsticks wi...

How To: Truss a chicken for cooking

Leslie Green from the Hungry Housewife shows you how to truss a chicken for cooking. To begin, you need of course, a whole raw chicken. You will also need about 3 feet of twine or string. Fold the twine in half so it is even on both sides. Place the chicken on its back with its legs facing upwards toward you. Place the twine underneath the chicken, and come up around each end of the chicken legs. Tuck the chicken's wings underneath its body. Pull the twine tight, and criss cross it so it goes...

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 a Filipino-style chicken empanada

To make the Crust, mix the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Cut in the butter and shortening with a knife or pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Stir in the iced water, a little at a time while gathering the mixture to form a soft dough.

How To: Prepare coq au vin in a slow cooker

Learn how to prepare coq au vin in the slow cooker and impress your friends and family! In 12" skillet, cook bacon on medium heat. Remove with slotted spoon, transfer to 4 1/2 to 6 qt. slow cooker. Pour off all but 1 Tbs. fat from skillet; add chicken, and brown on med-high. Pour off fat.

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 a Cajun smoked turkey & pork roast

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook Cajun smoked turkey and pork roast. To begin, clean both of your pieces of meat and trim off excess fat from the turkey. Next make a marinade of: chicken broth, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 stick sweet butter, 1/2 lemon juice, and 1 tbsp Louisiana hot sauce. Now, inject the turkey and pork roast with this marinade all over the different parts. When finished, brush the marinade on top and place in your grill. Grill the meat...

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