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postheadericon How to Make Yakitori Chicken

How to Make Yakitori Chicken

Four Parts:Making Yakitori SaucePreparing the SkewersCooking the YakitoriVariations on the RecipeCommunity Q&A Yakitori, or grilled chicken, is a popular food served in Japanese restaurants and food stands. Skewered pieces of chicken are paired with scallions or other vegetables, then eaten with a thick, strong-flavored sauce made from soy sauce and rice wine. There are many ways to tweak this recipe, from exploring the flavors and textures of different chicken pieces, to eating it with sea salt and lemon instead of sauce. Ad Ingredients Skewer Ingredients: (see variations for additional ideas)…

postheadericon How to Make Watermelon Dip Sticks

How to Make Watermelon Dip Sticks

Get creative with watermelon! We have come a long way since the days of balling or slicing alone! Try cutting watermelon into fun shapes like cylinders, bricks, arcs or sticks. These new fun garnishes brighten up any plate with some healthy fun! 1 Set a table outdoors if possible. Cut the watermelon into bite sized pieces, and place inside the watermelon basket. 2 Blend the sour cream with the sugar and vanilla in a small serving bowl. Use as a dip for the watermelon. 3 Cut the watermelon in sticks,…

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How to Make Whipple Cream

Some people like to deco-den stuff, but some don’t have that type of cream that is used to deco-den. Are you that type of person? Well, you’re in the right place. Today, I’m going to show you how to make your own whipple cream. Ad This article may benefit from a new introduction. You can help wikiHow by improving the current introduction, or writing a new one to match the format described in the Writer’s Guide. Please remove this notice once this page has been improved. Notice added on: 2016-03-18….

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How to Make Whipped Cream

Three Methods:Classic Whipped CreamFlavored Whipped CreamCream Cheese Whipped CreamCommunity Q&A Imagine having fresh, homemade whipped cream to top your cakes and other confections with. It’s easier to make than you might think. Here are the perfect recipes for a frothy, dessert-like topping without the preservatives. One cup of whipping cream yields two cups of whipped cream. Total time: 5-10 minutes Ad Ingredients Classic Whipped Cream 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/3 cup or 1 tablespoon powdered sugar Pinch of salt Flavored Whipped Cream 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/3 cup…

postheadericon How to Make Watermelon Mint Raspberry Salad

How to Make Watermelon Mint Raspberry Salad

A perfect summery treat that combines some very more-ish flavours. See if you can stop at just one serve. Ad Ingredients 4 cups (about 2 lbs) of seeded and cubed watermelon 1/3 cup minced fresh mint 3 cups fresh raspberries 1 tbsp honey 2 tsp lime juice Steps 1 Put the watermelon cubes into a large bowl and sprinkle over the minced mint. 2 Add the raspberries gently (do not mix) and sprinkle over some more mint. 3 Mix the honey and lime juice together in a small bowl, using…

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How to Make Wedding Mints

The point in making these mints in readiness for a wedding is to get a bunch of friends together and have a lot of fun! The more the merrier, the faster the cooking and the more enjoyable the end results. Ideal for weddings, obviously! Ad Ingredients 8 oz. package of cream cheese 1 bag powdered sugar Candy flavoring (mint, raspberry, strawberry etc. They can be found at a candy or cake shop) Cake decorating colors 1/2 cup granulated sugar Steps 1 Bring the cream cheese to room temperature, then take…

postheadericon How to Make Vegan Vietnamese Summer Rolls

How to Make Vegan Vietnamese Summer Rolls

This is a delicious appetizer that can also serve as a lunch meal if you make two or more. It is healthy, fresh and even though it seems and looks complicated, it is actually very easy to prepare. Ad Ingredients For the peanut dipping sauce: 1 cup of peanut butter 1 cup of hot water 1/4 cup of soy sauce 1/4 cup of molasses (regular, not blackstrap) 1/2 cup of white vinegar 1 tsp of cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp of ground ginger (adds a bit of a kick – cut…

postheadericon How to Make Vegan Soup Broth

How to Make Vegan Soup Broth

Not only is vegetable soup broth very easy to make, it also provides a tasty, tangy alternative to chicken soup broth or other broths with dairy. Ad Ingredients 1 gallon (3.8 L). water 2 large onions, peeled and diced 1 celery stalk, chopped 5 large carrots, peeled and diced 10 Shitake mushrooms 3 large bell peppers, seeded and diced 2 parsnips, peeled and halved 1/2 cup spinach 2 to 3 leeks, thoroughly cleaned and halved 2 large tomatoes, quartered 2 fennel bulbs, halved 3 large turnips, peeled and halved 1/2 zucchini,…

postheadericon How to Make Vegetarian Cannelloni

How to Make Vegetarian Cannelloni

Three Parts:Making the SauceStuffing the CannelloniBaking the CannelloniCommunity Q&A Stuffed cannelloni is not only delicious but also fun to make–you can even get the whole family involved in stuffing the pasta tubes. There are hundreds of variations on the classic vegetarian stuffed cannelloni, but for a classic recipe, scroll down to Step 1. Ad Ingredients Sauce 3 tbsp olive oil 8 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tbsp caster sugar 2 tbsp red wine vinegar Four 400g cans chopped chopped tomatoes Small bunch basil leaves Ricotta Filling 8 oz. spinach, stemmed 2…

postheadericon How to Make Vegetarian Eggplant Lasagna

How to Make Vegetarian Eggplant Lasagna

This is a delicious lasagna, suitable for a main meal. Ad Ingredients 1 medium eggplant, fresh 1 head spinach or 1 package frozen 1 pkg. lasagna noodles 1 pint cottage cheese (low fat if you prefer) 1 jar favorite meatless sauce 1 small pkg. Mozzarella cheese Salt and pepper Several plump tomatoes Parsley, oregano, etc. Steps 1 Cut eggplant in rounds thinly sliced, lay on paper towels and lightly salt. 2 Lay another paper towel on top and continue layering with eggplant rounds, salt, paper towel etc. 3 Place a…