Sure, you can buy Rice Krispies or something similar - but making your own puffed rice at home is not too difficult, and is much healthier! This techinque works with any starch. Fully cook your rice, and then dry it out (it usually needs about 24 hours to dry completely). Then take an oil with a high smoke point (such as canola oil) and heat it in a wok. Pour your rice into a strainer, and then submerge in the oil for a few seconds.
Check out this video cooking tip from The Chef's Toolbox in Australia. Watch this tutorial to learn how to cook rice with the rapid boil method like a chef. Cooking rice is easy with a little know-how, see how to do it right here.
Cook book author, Susan McIntosh shares tips on how to get creative with grits and goes over different ideas for dishes that can combine grits with other delicious sides. Creamy Grits with Ham and Red-Eye Gravy, Pork with Mushrooms and Two-Corn Grits, Italian Sausage over Garlic Polenta, and Anniversary Shrimp and Grits are just a few available in her all-things grits cookbook: "Glorious Grits: America's Favorite Comfort Food".
Love brown rice but don't know how to prepare it? This how to video will show you how to rinse and cook perfectly tender brown rice. Learn these simple techniques to make great great brown rice every time.
There are thousands of different types of sooji, also known as semolina, to work with when cooking, but who has enough pantry space to keep all these varieties in stock at once? The trick to always having the sooji you need is to purchase a coarse variety and then grind it down to the consistency you want for the recipe.
This is a very easy silencer you can make using nothing more than a roll of paper towels, an expanse of aluminum foil and a water bottle. Like most silencers, however, this one won't work forever so you'll need to be able to make a lot of them if you want to do more frequent shooting. It's also a bit bulky. But if those aren't problems for you, then watch this video and have fun with your new rifle silencer!
In this video, we learn how to make the perfect rice in an cast iron skillet. First, place 1 cup of basmati rice into the skillet with 1 and 1/2 cup of water. Now, add in 1 tsp of butter and 1/2 tsp of salt into the skillet and turn it on high heat, and let it come to a simmer. Once it starts to simmer, stir it and turn the heat to low, then cover it. Let it sit for 20 minutes, and don't uncover it while you're waiting. When the 20 minutes is up, remove the lid for three seconds, then place t...
Bean sprouts are an extremely healthy and delicious way to enjoy legumes. Although sprouting can seem intimidating to some, it is really an easy process. Any whole bean can be sprouted - Mung, Garbanzo, Kidney, Moth, Adzuki, Lentil, etc. Sprouts can be eaten raw in salads or cooked. Watch this how-to video and try this simple method for sprouting mung beans.
Why buy Rice Krispies when you can make your own fresh crispy rice cereal? Just follow these simple instructions and enjoy...! You need soda and rice.
Seitan is known as gluten meat, or wheat meat. Basically, it's a vegetarian and vegan substitute for regular meat. Since National Vegan Day was November 1st, commemorate the holiday by making this delicious vegan seitan, kale, and squash dish.
Peeled walnuts are so expensive, and they are so hard to shell and peel at home. Shimmy the walnuts out of that papery covering by rubbing them in between a towel. Daniel Duane goes panning for golden walnut nuggets in this cooking how-to video.
Are you on a low-salt diet and need some healthy recipes that are friendly on your taste buds and wallet? This superb video serves up an easy and delicious recipe that will please everyone, whether or not the doctor has advised them to cut down on the sodium. The tutorial, one in a fantastic and free video series, offers excellent tips on how to properly cook your rice, as well as how to dress it up without damaging your health.
Are you one of those vegetarians that misses meat? Have no fear. You don't have to miss out on the flavor of meat while being a vegetarian. Learn how to prepare tofu to trick your carnivorous side.
Chef Sanjay shows you how to make biryani masala in his first 2008 video. The great thing about this recipe is that you can make a lot at once and save it to use as you need. He gives a good breakdown of how to use this Indian food base.
Is it two hours before that big frat Halloween party, and you've got little cash and very few places you can go to pick up a last minute costume? Then check out this tutorial to learn how to make a prank pizza zombie face mask.
1. The ingredients (servers 2 or 3)for this are: Rice - 1 1/2 US cup, Water - 1 2/3 US cup (400 ml), Kombu kelp (spice). For dressing, Vinegar - 1/5 US cup (43 ml), Sugar - 2 tablespoon, Salt - 1/2 tablespoon.
If you love lentils, you have to try this Mediterranean meal out! It's called Mujaddara, and has many different spelling variations (e.g. moujadara, majadra, mudardara, megadarra). It's a healthy Mediterranean recipe that's really popular is the Middle East. This Mujaddara usually consists of cooked lentils and bulgar wheat.
This video relates to cooking rice in a pressure cooker in 5 minutes. We start with basmati rice, which is famous world wide. First, put one and a half cups rice in the pressure cooker and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Turn on the heat, add cumin seeds, and wait for the good smell. After a good smell, add 2 cups of water and salt. Then, check the height of the water, which should be 2 inches. Turn on the heat and wait for the whistle. As the pressure goes away, your rice is ready. This will...
See how to make tofu strips 'chicken' style, a simple, tasty vegan or vegetarian recipe that can be easily modified.
Daal Chawal is an Indian dish that originates from Gujarat. This Daal Chawal is made of lentils and rice and is usually served with broth because it is so thick. This traditional Indian dish, which is both healthy and delicious, also happens to be easy to make.
Find out the benefits of hot cereal grains and how to make oatmeal, cracked wheat, brown rice, and other rolled grains; explore hot cereals and healthy alternatives to oatmeal in this free video on whole grain cereal tips.
Learn to make wild rice in a rice cooker and white rice pilaf on the stove top with Professional Chef Gordon Drysdale. Rice is surprisingly easy to burn, but when done right, wild rice flavored with butter, broth and spices. Learn how to prepare wild rice either in a rice cooker or on the stovetop as a pilaf by watching this video cooking tutorial.
Jad Cooper shows us how to make perfect couscous. First, soak the chickpeas, then peel and cut some turnips, a cauliflower or cabbage, some zucchini, sweet potato, green peppers, onions and tomatoes. Wash some cilantro and tie it up with string so it doesn’t fall apart during the cooking. Put the onions, tomatoes and cilantro into a large pot for the base of the stock.
Raw foods Chef Ani Phyo makes a raw, vegan Spanish breakfast scramble with nuts, spices, and vegetables.
This video shows you how to make pancakes from scratch for one person in five minutes. In a medium size bowl you will put in 3/4 cups of flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons of sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, 1 egg, 1/2 cup of milk, 1 tablespoon of oil, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, and 2 teaspoons of baking powder. Use a fork or whisk to mix the ingredients together. Add more flour to thicken the batter. Bubbles in batter show that the baking soda is not too old. Put oil in a skillet on medium heat. Pour in the bat...
Ingredients for Taiyaki (5 pieces)
This is a demonstration of how to check rice proportions with our finger where you want to make rice without using a measuring pot.
Spice up and warm up those cold winter nights by preparing chan toor dal. Chan toor dal is a combination of channa dal (chickpeas) and tur daal.
In this video, Jo Pratt is demonstrating how to make braised wild rice. For this, you need to first heat your pan on medium heat. Then add some butter. Once the butter melts add chopped onions, chopped garlic and chopper bell pepper. Stir them and sauté for some time. Then add the basmati rice and wild rice and put the vegetable or chicken stock in it. Next add salt and ground pepper. Then close the lid and place it in the oven at 170 degrees for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes the rice will be ...
Here's a great recipe showing you how to make traditional, restaurant style rice. Grab a sombrero and Ole because this rice is awesome!
Don't be the Grinch Who Starved Through Christmas just because you're a vegan and your meat-loving family won't budge to make any dish other than buttered green beans for you.
In this video, we learn how to make Thai curry with tofu and mushrooms. You will need: 12 oz firm drained tofu, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, 1 sliced medium onion, 1 lb fresh mushrooms, 1 can coconut milk, 3/4 c vegetable broth, 2-3 tsp green curry paste, 2 tsp grated lime rind, 1 tbsp fish sauce, 2 c halved green beans, 1/3 c diced red pepper, 2 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp lime juice, 2 sliced green onions, and 2 c hot jasmine rice. First, cut tofu into cubes, then place in a wok with oil and onion for 5 mi...
In order to prepare a quick Polenta, you will need the following ingredients: a medium grained polenta, 5 T. of fresh herbs, 2-3 T. of olive oil, a quick cooking polenta, 2 tsp salt, vegetable spray, and 5 ¬O cups of water.
To make Sushi rice you'll need two cups of cold water, two cups of short grain rice, 1/4th cup of rice vinegar, 1 tablespoon each of sugar and a teaspoon of salt. You'll also need a small sauce pan, a rice cooker, a wooden spatula, a wooden sushi bowl, and a hand fan. First you will wash the rice until the water becomes cloudy and drain it, repeating this process three or four times until the water is clear. Let the rice soak for 30 minutes. Now you prepare your sushi vinegar on the stove pou...
Incorporating tofu into your diet is a great way to start eating healthy. Tofu is delicious and it can be made at home from scratch. Just watch this cooking how to video to learn how.
Mujadarah Mujadarah is a Middle Eastern dish that's healthy, filling, cheap, and most of all, delicious. It requires only rice, lentils, some onions, and a few spices. We like to cook it for cold winter nights.
In order to make a Simple Polenta with Cauliflower, you will need the following ingredients: 4 cups of water, polenta, salt, cauliflower, 2 lbs raw cauliflower, 1 1/3 cup of polenta, 2 cups of mozzarella, 3 cups of marinara, ¬º cup of bread crumbs, 2 T. Parmesan cheese, ¬O tsp salt, and ¬º tsp of pepper.
This wonderful video takes you step by step on growing your very own grain sprouts. You can also use this tutorial to grow all types of grains like, barley, kamut, oats, rye, spelt, triticale or our grain mix. Grain sprouts are so fast and easy that they've included directions for sprouting in both a , mason jar and an easy sprout sprouter in this one video. After this video you'll be sprouting all over the place.
Chef Elaina Love teaches how to make a delicious raw vegan corn tortillas. Ingredients : corn, hemp seeds, pine nuts, soaked almonds, golden flax seeds, a clove of garlic and 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric. Put all the ingredients in a blender. Put a little bit of water and blend it 'till smooth and creamy. Put it in a mixing bowl and add the golden flax seeds. Mix. Pour the batter on a tray. Shape the way You want it. Put it inside the dehydrator. If You follow these steps. You'll be able to make ...
Breakfast is one of those things that can be very expensive. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to make your own breakfast cereal. Make your own cereal out of toasted nuts and grains for an added healthy factor.