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How to Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
Make homemade chocolate-covered strawberries with some quick melting techniques. Get our tips and tricks!
How to Make Crepes
Light and airy crepes are a dreamy way to start or end the day. See how to create thin, sweet crepes (no culinary degree needed!).
How to Make Clarified Butter
Clarified butter makes a delightful companion for crab legs, lobster tails, and other fancy dinners. With the milk solids skimmed away, it's a subtle aid to a fancy dinner. Here's how to make clarified butter.
How to Boil Crab Legs
Rich, sweet crab legs turn any occasion into a celebration. Feel confident preparing crab legs with our boiling and serving tutorial. The meat's easier to get to than you think!
How to Cook Lobster Tails
It's incredibly easy (with a quick tutorial) to cook lobster tails. You'll be serving this gourmet dinner with confidence in no time!
How to Cook Filet Mignon
Two tested techniques ensure that your perfect cut of filet mignon is perfectly cooked. Here's how to prepare filet like a steak house.
How to Make Crab Cakes
Discover the simple, tasty technique of making your own crab cakes. They work wonderfully alongside salad greens for a special lunch or dinner.
Made-from-Scratch Tuna Noodle Casserole
Fresh ingredients improve on everyday tuna noodle casserole. This weeknight staple is still a cinch from scratch -- see how easy it comes together.casserole is a made-from-scratch version of the classic tuna noodle recipe. Using fresh ingredients and topped with Panko bread crumbs , it updates the timeless family dinner idea. Start by pre-heating the oven to 375 degrees. Then, grease a 1-1/2 quart casserole dish. To make the sauce, melt a quarter cup of butter in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add one cup of chopped celery, three quarters of a cup of chopped sweet red pepper, and one quarter of a cup of chopped onion. Cook the vegetables until they're tender, about 8 to10 minutes. The red pepper adds a nice flavor and color to the dish. Next, you'll stir in a quarter cup of all-purpose flour. One to two tablespoons of Dijon mustard-- depending on your taste-- a half a teaspoon of salt, and adish. Now, we'll prepare a topping. To one half cup of Panko bread crumbs , add a quarter cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese, one tablespoon of snipped fresh parsley, and one tablespoon of melted butter or margarine. Stir the topping until it's combined. Sprinkle it evenly over the noodle mixture. Bake the casserole uncovered until it's heated
Homemade Whipped Cream: Three-Ingredient Perfection
Improve every dessert in your repertoire -- cakes, cookies, brownies, and more -- by topping them with homemade whipped cream. It only takes 3 ingredients!Have you ever made homemade whipped cream ? You'll be surprised at how easy it is. And once you've sampled it, you'll realize that canned whipped cream doesn't even come close to the creamy texture and delicious flavor of the real thing. Pour one cup of whipping cream into a chilled mixing bowl . Add two tablespoons of sugar, and a half teaspoon of vanilla. If you'd like to make a flavored whipped cream , add your flavoring now. For instance, make a spiced whipped cream by adding 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, or ginger. Using an electric mixer, beat the cream until it thickens and forms soft peaks. It's important not to overbeat whipped cream . It can turn into butter quickly. Whipped cream is wonderful spooned over fresh berries, ice cream sundaes, fruit pies-- the sky is the limit. If you don't serve the whipped cream immediately, cover it tightly and keep it chilled for up to a day.
Ultimate Spinach Dip: Baked as a Casserole!
Serve a fresh-from-the-oven Spinach and Feta Casserole that doubles as spinach dip. Just 20 minutes of hands-on time ensures you'll have the best dish at your next potluck.that you've thawed and drained well. Next, add two cups of cream-style cottage cheese , 1/3 cup of crumbled feta cheese , 1/4 cup of melted butter , three tablespoons of flour, two teaspoons of dried minced onion, and if you like, a dash of ground nutmeg. Stir everything until