How to Shape Pretzels
Soft pretzels are easy to make at home thanks to boxed mixes. Here's how to shape your pretzel like a pro.
The Family Circle staff has fallen for the avocado smash, sold at the Australian coffee shop, Bluestone Lane, in our NYC office building. Watch Bluestone baristas create the potassium-and-protien-packed mini meal . Check out our version in the May 2014 issue.sold here at Bluestone Lane. Let's get the scoop. Hi, my name's Aaron Cook . I'm from Bluestone Lane Coffee. We have two locations here in New York and the concept is built around Melbourne style cafes
How to Roast a Chicken
Learn how to season, tie and roast a chicken in this step-by-step how-to Kitchen Basics video.-Roasted chicken is a favorite comfort food . Today, I'm going to show you how to make a perfect one every time. First, you need to select a chicken. Make sure it weighs 3 to 3-1/2 pounds. Remove the giblets often found in a bag inside the cavity and set them aside for another use. Let the chicken dry inside and out with paper towels . It's important the chicken comes to room temperature before roasting. Season the cavity with salt and pepper. If desired, place a couple
How to Clean Shrimp
Learn how to clean and devein shrimp in this step-by-step how-to Kitchen Basics video.gonna show you how to clean your own shrimps so you can save money and still enjoy it. First, stop by peeling the shell off. Grasp the leg attached to the shell and pull back. There are 2 veins that we need to remove from the shrimp; a larger one that runs along the top and a smaller one on the underside. Butterfly the shrimp by making an incision along the length of the top. This cut will expose the vein and then we can use the tip of a paring knife to get it out. The vein underneath is usually visible. Simply pull the tip of the knife underneath it and it should
How to Make French Toast
Learn how to make French toast in this step-by-step how-to Kitchen Basics video.Family Circles Kitchen Basics. Today, I'm gonna show you how to make French Toast from scratch right at home. For this dish, I like to use Hula bread, but if you can't find it, any otherbottom side is brown and the centers are set. Place the cooked French toast on a platter or keep warm in a 200-degree oven until all the sizes are cooked. Dust with confectioner sugar or served with butter and maple syrup . And that's how you make French toast from scratch. I'm Julie Miltenberger and thanks for joining us today on Family Circles Kitchen Basics.
How to Cut Beef Tenderloin for the Grill
Learn how to cut beef tenderloin so it resembles a skirt steak for easy grilling and BBQ.small saucepan, and we're adding 3/4 cup of semisweet chocolate chips and quarter cup of heavy cream We're just gonna keep that on low to medium low until it's smooth. So, once most of the chips have melted, you
How to Make Halloween Cake Pops
Follow our step-by-step directions to learn how to make your own Halloween cake pops at home.and you just place them on a prepared sheet pan lined with wax paper and pop them in the fridge. Use candy melts to cover the cake balls. You can melt them in the microwave. So
How to Toast Nuts
Learn how to toast nuts in this step-by-step how-to Kitchen Basics video.to 350 degrees. Place nuts in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet . Bake until golden and fragrant. Thin-sliced almonds will take between 7 and 10 minutes. You can also toast the nuts in a sauté pan on the stovetop. Place the pan over medium heat and stir until golden and fragrant. Pine nuts will take about 5 minutes. Remove to a plate or bowl; otherwise, they will continue toasting in the pan. Toasting nuts is
How to Make Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Watch step-by-step instructions for creating chocolate covered pretzels.and they let kids get creative by rolling pretzels in sprinkles, mini chocolate chips , mini M&Ms, toffee bits, or crushed cookies. It's really colorful and a lot of fun. So, after you've melt the chocolate in
How to Sear a Steak
Searing is a crucial step in cooking steak. It creates a caramelized crust that seals in juices. Here, Family Circle food editor Julie Miltenberger walks you through the process.thumb and your index finger are that??s rare. You second finger is medium rare . Your ring finger is medium, and your pinky is well done. So you can now just test right into the middle of your steak and feel how that feels and this, we??re right on the medium rare . Thanks so much for joining me today on Family Circles Kitchen Basics. This is how you sear your steak.