30-Second Cooking School
How to Make Alfredo Sauce
For a rich, creamy Alfredo sauce, use whipping cream. We'll help you cook it down for this classic spaghetti-topper.Homemade Alfredo Sauce is really just a creamy cheese sauce made with Parmesan. Start by briefly cooking the garlic in a skillet and then add the cream. Whipping cream is key for
Three-Bean Salad Recipe
We show you the secret to making a three-bean salad that's ready for your next potluck.on the classic three-bean salad, the secret is to start with fresh green beans , which will hold their crunch better after marinating. The improved flavor and texture of fresh green beans are worth the effort. Simply cook them in a pot of lightly salted boiling water until just tender then drain and plunge in cold water to stop the cooking. Experiment by using other kinds of beans to
How to Make a Breakfast Casserole
It’s easy to over-cook breakfast casserole. A bit of stand time (at just the right moment) is the key to success with this delicious morning recipe.knife near the center. It should come out clean. If you see egg mixture on the knife, the casserole is underdone. Cook it a little longer, but if the surface is watery, it's probably over baked
How to Bake Bread
We’ve got a great tip to create a hot and steamy oven for your bread to bake in. It’s a no-cost solution that makes all the difference in your tasty bread recipe.secret for improving bread in your own kitchen. First, place a metal baking pan on the bottom rack of a cold oven and add and insert too of hot tap water . To prevent splashing, add the water after the pan is in the oven. Then, close the oven door and turn it on
How to Make Deviled Eggs
Want to make the best deviled egg recipe? We’ll show you how to mash your middles in a bag. You’ll love the easy cleanup!them up and crush any lumps then transfer to a re-sealable plastic freezer bag . Next, add the remaining filling ingredients. Seal the bag, pressing out the air, and lightly massage the bag to combine the ingredients. To fill the whites, simply snip up a corner of the plastic bag and squeeze the filling into the whites. It couldn't be easier.
How to Make Eggs Benedict
You don't need any special tools to make eggs benedict. We show you a two-pan secret to creating the Hollandaise sauce.creates steam which heats the bowl. In the top pan, whisk the egg yolks , water and lemon juice together. Now, add a pat of butter and start cooking the mixture, whisking constantly. As the butter melts, continue to whisk to thicken. The sauce may appear to curdle at this point but will smooth out when the remaining butter is added. Add butter one piece at a time until the sauce is thick. Now, if the sauce does curdle, just add a few drops of hot water to bring it back together. Then, season to taste with salt and pepper and spoon it over poached eggs , ham and English muffins. Rich, absolutely and worth it.
How to Make Eggnog
Constant stirring is a key to great homemade eggnog. A bath of ice water is also a critical step to make this traditional holiday drink.The secret is knowing when the custard is perfectly cooked. Combine the egg yolks , milk and sugar in a heavy sauce pan, then cook over medium heat whisking constantly. This is really important. Don't rush it by turning up the heat. That may cause the custard to boil or
How to Make Egg-Fried Rice
Cooked rice and a skillet bring egg-fried rice to the dinner table. We’ll show you the order of ingredients to complete this delicious side dish.too starchy and will stick and clamp in the pan as it stir fry . Now, heat oil in a large non-stick skillet and saute the vegetables for a minute or two. Next, stir in the cold rice and cook a few minutes. Then, push the rice and vegetables to the sides of the pan and drizzle some of the eggs into the center stirring constantly. Push the cooked egg into the rice mixture before drizzling in more egg. Then just season with soy sauce and serve. These rivals take out any day.
How to Make Homemade Granola
Save the fruit for last -- tasty granola makes a great breakfast treat and our step-by-step guide to when to add what helps make every ingredient stand out.yummy breakfast treat. First, combine the oats, nuts, seeds, coconut and other dry ingredients in a large bowl. Stir honey, oil and spices together in a second bowl. Then, pour over the dry ingredients and toss to coat. Next, spread the oats onto a greased baking pan and bake at 300 degrees until golden brown and toasted, about 30 minutes. Stir the mixture halfway through for even baking. Then, add any dried fruit after the granola is out of the oven. This will keep it soft and chewy and that touch of residual heat from
How to Make Key Lime Pie
Get the fresh, crisp taste of limes to come through in your key lime pie recipe. We’ll show you our time-tested process.Key lime pie is a perennial favorite and it's easy to make. The secret to the best tasting pie is to use fresh lime juice , not the stuff that comes in the plastic bottle, and fresh lime peel. Classic key lime pie is made with key limes. They're smaller and rounder than common Persian limes and have a smooth, yellow green skin. Look for