Hot Poultry How-Tos

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 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: Cook a simple and delicious turkey

For great turkey recipes, turn to chef Jason Hill, who shows you how to cook a turkey easily and without fuss, using a simple turkey brine. Also in this roast turkey video are turkey tips for your next big holiday meal and turkey cooking times. The ingredients are a whole turkey, water, parsley, sage leaves, bay leaves, dried thyme, peppercorns, and kosher salt. Learn how to prepare these delicious turkey dishes by watching this video cooking tutorial.

How To: Make BBQ chicken in your microwave

Barbara Kafka, The Microwave Gourmet, is a rare breed: an award-winning chef who embraces the lowly microwave. This BBQ chicken makes a great appetizer or light meal and there's no barbecue grill required. Make BBQ chicken in your microwave.

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: Fry honey barbeque chicken wings

Wings work for any occasion. They are the perfect snack for parties, sporting events, summer BBQs and picnics and so much more. These tasty little chicken wings are perfectly fried and perfectly messy. Check out this tutorial and don't forget the napkins!

How To: Make a chicken noodle casserole from pot pie leftovers

At a loss for what to do with last night's chicken pot pie? Turn it into a chicken noodle casserole! Looking for a people-pleasing flank steak recipe? In this free video cooking lesson, you'll learn how to convert last night's pot pie leftover's into a delicious chicken noodle casserole. For more information, including a full recipe and step-by-step preparation instructions, and to get started transmogrifying your own leftovers, watch this free video culinary guide.

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 & 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: 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 Make Indian food: Chicken stew

Dawn5377 teaches you how to make a pink sweet treat cup door. You need a stamp from the sweet center set and you use it on a small piece of pink cardboard. You punch the middle out. Also punch the middle of another piece of pink cardboard. Insert the treat cup door and stick it in. You use dimensional to hold a white piece of paper, which acts like a tray under the plastic dome. You add some sweet treats inside and stick the other pink piece (with the heart) on the other side. Also remember t...

How To: Debone a turkey

Mark Trick, a retail meat-cutting instructor, shows how to properly debone a turkey. Carefully peel the skin off the turkey. Make sure you do not tear the skin off. Flip the turkey upside down and cut the wings off by cutting towards the bone. To remove the body cavity, cut along the breast bone with the tip of the knife. Cut around the bone and neck of the turkey to leave as little meat on the bone as possible. Remove the bone. To debone the legs, cut along the bones of the leg using the tip...

How To: Remove skin from raw chicken

This video shows you how to remove skin from raw chicken. The narrator says this is actually a healthier choice. To remove the skin from a raw chicken thigh, grasp the skin and pull it off in one piece. You can use a knife if it's necessary. To remove skin from a drumstick, start at the meaty end and pull down so it is removed all in one piece. In the end of the video, the viewer is reminded to wash their hands before and after handling raw meat to prevent spreading bacteria. Remove skin from...

How To: Barbecue a Devils Brewed beer can chicken

Grill Guru Ted Reader cooks up a quick grill recipe using his "Better Butter Burger Seasoning", "Crazy Canuck BBQ Sauce", and The Devil's Brew. It makes everything sticky, and that's what it's all about! Learn this simple beer brewed roasted chicken recipe and follow along with this video cooking tutorial and start making quick and tasty barbecued chicken.

How To: Cook Chicken Tinola

Nothing beats eating a meal with soup, especially rice. So here comes my own version of chicken tinola. This one is among the favorite viands on a Filipinos meal, because of its tasty soup and also its meat and vegetable combination saves you time and fuel when cooking.

How To: Make classic Jamaican jerk chicken

A Jamaican classic, and now you can prepare it in your own home! For this recipe, you will need: 5 pounds of chicken, 1/2 cup Lawry's or chicken seasoning, 1/4 cup garlic powder, 1 cup Jamaican jerk sauce, 1/4 cup sherry and 1 teaspoon of browning or caramel food color. Make classic Jamaican jerk chicken.

How To: Make a rustic French chicken Pot-au-Feu

This is another one pot dish that's great for the whole family. For this recipe, you will need: 4 pounds whole chicken, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, olive oil, 3/4 cup seasonal baby vegetables, 1-2 garlic cloves, 2 cups chicken stock, 1/2 pound unsalted butter, cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme, tarragon, mint, salt and pepper, Make a rustic French chicken Pot-au-Feu.

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: 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...