How to Cook Smelt

How to Cook Smelt
Smelt (also known as Osmeridae) is a term used to refer to a marine species found in the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean characterized as having a bright orange skin. Aside from the description, the fish commonly grows up to 30 centimeters long. The fish can be used in preparing tasty appetizers and scrumptious entrees. In addition, it can be used to garnish special dishes like sushi. To learn how to cook smelt, it is essential to know the different recipes that use the fish as the primary ingredient. Deep Fried Smelt For this recipe, you will need ½ pound smelts, a cup of flour, an egg, ¼ cup vegetable oil, a teaspoon of baking powder, a cup of milk as well as ¼ cup beer. The first step in preparing the dish is to combine all the ingredients except for the fish. Place the mixture in a resealable plastic and put the fishes inside the plastic. Shake the plastic until the fishes are fully coated with the flour mixture. Pour the oil in a small saucepan. Make sure that the temperature of...

How to Cook Eggplant

How to Cook Eggplant
Although an eggplant may look very simple, it has numerous uses especially in culinary arts. Thanks for its tender texture and pleasant flavor, people use it in making yummy dishes like the Arabian moussaka, the Italian melanzane alla parmigiana and the French ratatouille. Furthermore, it can be cooked using a variety of methods including deep-fried, battered and stewed. For those who wish to learn how to cook eggplant, they can prepare dishes like Iranian Stew and Scalloped Eggplant. Iranian Stew This simple recipe makes use of the delectable taste and flavor of eggplants. To do this, prepare a couple of medium-sized eggplants, 2-tablespoons of lemon juice and 2-tablespoons of cooking oil. In addition, prepare ¼-teaspoon of pepper, a teaspoon of salt and ¼-teaspoon turmeric. Furthermore, it also needs a couple of medium-sized onions, a tablespoon of tomato paste and a pound of stewing beef. Set a nice clean cooking pot over a medium-high heat stove. Pour in the cooking oil. Dice the...

How to Cook Hubbard Squash

How to Cook Hubbard Squash
Hubbard squash is one of the most nutritious and popular cultivars of Cucurbita maxima. This type of squash is very known because it has a tear drop shape and a taste that is similar with the taste of a pumpkin. The vegetable is rich in vitamins and nutrients such as vitamin C and vitamin A. In addition to this, it has low cholesterol and no fat. If you are planning to serve a hearty meal to your friends and family, it is best that you learn how to cook hubbard squash. Below are recipes that you can use to enjoy entrees and starters that contain this ingredient. Hubbard Squash Squares To prepare this starter, you need four cups of peeled and cubed hubbard squash, ¼ teaspoon pepper, a medium onion cut into several portions, two tablespoons butter, a cup of sour cream, ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon dill weed. Fill a medium size pot with water and add the squash. Boil and cook the vegetable for 10 minutes. Drain the water and drizzle with pepper. Saute onion in a saucepan with melted butter....

How to Cook Lamb Chops

How to Cook Lamb Chops
One of the fastest ways of cooking lamb chops is by frying. As the following example shows, only a few basic ingredients are necessary. Ingredients Non stick frying pan Tongs Lamb chops Water (1 tablespoon) Salt Pepper Instructions Beginners should opt for the ¾ inch thick variety. The thinner ones have a tendency to get overcooked. Usually, three chops are sufficient for a single person. Sprinkle some salt and pepper on the chops. How much depends on your personal taste. Apply salt and pepper on both sides. Preheat the pan and pour a tablespoon of water in the pan. You’ll know the heat is sufficient when the water dissipates. Insert the chops in the pan. You’re cooking lamb chops right when it starts to sizzle. Turn on the timer for 2 to 3 minutes. When the timer sounds, turn the chops over with the tongs. Cook the other side for 3 minutes also. You’re finished cooking. Now it’s just a matter of choosing the sauce. It’s usually served with mint sauce but there are other variants...