How To: Make soul food style corn bread

Two famous restaurants in New York for soul food style corn bread. Mo-Bay with chef Patrick Simpson and Amy Ruth's with chef and owner Carl Redding. Mo-Bay's signature corn muffin is used as an appetizer or dessert. The secret is the coconut and pineapple sauce. Amy Ruth's corn bread is more traditional. It is not as sweet as is eaten with the meal as a bread dish.

How To: Bake tasty banana bread with a perfectly textured batter

Bananas are a hard sell sometimes when it comes to the kitchen. If you're not eating it straight up, you might not be getting the full effect. That's why a lot of recipes fail when they include bananas, but not this one. This one's a keeper. A family recipe to be saved forever, to be made over and over again. No banana bread ever tasted this good!

How To: Make Irish soda bread with Julia Child

In this "Baking with Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make Irish soda bread. It is a quick bread with four ingredients: flour, salt, baking soda and buttermilk. Must bake the bread immediately after mixing buttermilk with baking soda. Make Irish soda bread with Julia Child.

How To: Bake paratha

Paratha are an Indian unleavened bread and an integral part of many Indian meals. Any subzi (vegetable) or curry dish can be fabulous when accompanied with fresh, hot parathas. Note: Chapatis are cooked without oil whereas Parathas are pan fried.

How To: Make sada roti from Trinidad and Tobago

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make Sada Roti. The ingredients required are: 3 cups of all purpose flour, 1 tsp of baking powder, 1-2 cups of water and a dash of salt. Mix all the ingredients together to form a dough mixture. Then cover the bowl with the mixture for 15-20 minutes. Then break the dough into 3 pieces and flatten each of the with roller. Now cook on an oven at medium-high temperature 2-3 minutes on each side. Finish by placing it in the microwave for 1 minute on hi...

How To: Make Pakistani lacha paratha

If you're interested in learning new recipes and want to try a recipe for a Pakistani food, follow this video tutorial on how to make Lacha Paratha. Paratha looks similar to a tortilla, but has some subtle differences. The video guides us through what ingredients are necessary for the recipe, the steps to making the dough, rolling it, and how to cook it on a skillet. The bread requires only a few ingredients and takes only minutes to prepare and cook.

How To: Make pita bread from scratch

Maria demonstrates how to make pita bread. First, she runs hot water over her mixing bowl to warm it. Then, take a cup of warm water and dump it in the bowl. Add one package of active, dry yeast. Then add a tablespoon of sugar. Let that sit for about five minutes. It should bubble up in that time. Next, add a teaspoon of sea salt, two tablespoons of olive oil, and one cup of flour. Using the dough hook on her mixer she stirs in the flour. Next, add a half cup of flour at a time to the mixture...

How To: Mix perfect homemade pastry dough

Making the perfect pie crust is easy and it cost just pennies. Watch this how to video to learn an easy recipe for pasty dough. Everyone will be raving about your homemade baked goods. All you need for the pastry dough is: flour, sugar, salt, butter, egg yolk, water and shortening.

How To: Knead bread dough by hand when baking

Need to know how knead dough by hand? Then you need this quick guide from Apartment Therapy. With the proper technique, making your own loaves of bread can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about eight minutes. For more information, and to get started kneading your own bread dough, take a look.

How To: Make pita hummus pockets

If you are looking for a healthy and flavor packed meal to change up a boring lunch routine then your in luck. This video will show you how to make a pita hummus pocket. You can make your hummus from scratch.

How To: Bake different breads

This video shows unrivaled faith in Chef Paul by unplugging his bread machine and allowing the master teacher to reveal the best way to make bread. Chef Paul rewards such resolve by crafting Lean Italian Bread, Braided Rich-Egg Bread and Sausage and Cheese Bread. Tom’s only complaint? The lack of preservatives will force him to make bread again real soon. "Cooking Key" Focus: Yeast «

How To: Prepare the basic dough for Chinese steamed buns

This basic dough is used to make several types of buns in Chinese cuisine including the famous barbecued pork buns. Follow along with this Asian cooking how-to video to learn how to prepare steamed bun dough. The ingredients you need for the dough recipe are: flour, warm water, sugar, active dry yeast, baking powder, and shortening. Have fun making Chinese steamed buns.

How To: Braid puff pastry

The flaky, buttery qualities of puff pastry make it ideal for strudel. Look for it in the freezer aisle of the grocery store. Watch this video to learn how to braid puff pastry to make delicious strudel.

How To: Make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones. First, take 8 oz of a good dark chocolate and chop it up. Place this in a bowl, then add in 1/8 tsp of chipotle peppers. Also add in a pinch of salt, then add in 1/2 c of heavy cream to a skillet and bring to a boil. After it boils, pour it over the chocolate and let it sit for around 3 minutes. Then, give it a stir until it's completely smooth and beautiful. Pour this onto plastic wrap, then roll into a log sha...

How To: Make grilled Lebanese flatbread with Mark Bittman

If you're anything like us, then you want to lose weight - or maintain your already fabulous waistline - without having to sacrifice your favorite foods. Dieters need to live a little, too! If you love munching on bread, consider this grilled Lebanese flatbread instead. Unleavened dough makes this sucker crunchy and super tasty, but without the excess fluff of most breads that equates to major carbs and calories. Check out the video to get the instructions.

How To: Make Zapiekanka (Polish baked baguette) with cheese

When we see the word "baguette" in a recipe, we know it's bound to be delish. In this case, we're talking about a Polish baguette, also known as a Zapiekanka. This greasy bread is a popular Polish street food, and in the version you'll learn to make in the video it's filled with oodles of cheese, mushrooms, ham, and any other vegetables and meat you'd like to add.

How To: Cook khaman gujarati

Bored with that plain old white bread? Don't get discouraged, get creative! Khaman gujrati is a delicious Indian appetizer you can make for yourself in your own kitchen! Add some new flavor to your life and spice things up with this recipe from Show Me The Curry. This video will show you how to cook khaman gujrati.

How To: Bake Irish soda bread

Irish soda bread is a sweet and flakey bread that you can make in no time at all. Just a few simple ingredients wheat & white flour, butter,lowfat butter milk and some golden raisins. This bread also freezes well.

How To: Proof yeast

Learn how to proof yeast. Yeast is used in baking as a leavening agent, which is what makes bread and pastries light and airy. Yeast reacts with moisture, sugar, and heat to create tiny bubbles of carbon dioxide which cause the dough to expand and rise. To proof yeast, you'll need yeast, sugar, moisture and warm environment.

How To: Make monkey bread (or Hungarian coffee cake)

Looking to make your own monkey bread (Hungarian to the highfalutin)? It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own monkey bread cake, watch this video guide.

How To: Make sweet potato muffins

In this video, we learn how to make sweet potato muffins. First, take 1 medium sweet potato and cook it, when it's cooled, peel it and cut it into cubes. Next, mash the potato and add in 1 cup egg whites (6 egg whites), 1 tbsp cinnamon, 1 tbsp pumpkin spice, 1/4 cup Splenda baking blend, and 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract. Now, mix this all together in a large bowl until it's well combined. The final ingredient to add after this is 2 cup of oats (your preference). Mix this together with the othe...

How To: Make a Peach French toast bake

Make this dish in advance and pop it right into the oven on Sunday morning. Use whole grain bread, eggs, low-fat milk, vanilla, frozen peaches, brown sugar, and cinnamon. There is nothing better than a peach French toast bake to supplement a healthy breakfast.

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