How to Cook Steak

How to Cook Steak
The following method for cooking steak is for the well done variety. You can use the same techniques for rare and medium types but the cooking time needs to be less. Ingredients Steaks cooking oil Seasoning (salt, pepper, spice, garlic, it’s up to you) Lemon juice or wine Butter (optional) Water Precooking Preparations Start by rinsing the steaks with water. Pat until it dries and make holes in the steak with a fork. Make several holes in it. Repeat the process on the other side. Add some salt. Cooking Put some cooking oil in the pan. Turn it up into medium heat. Begin cooking steak by tossing the meat in the pan. Cover with a lid. Just leave it there for 60 seconds. Take it away from the heat. Do not take off the cover until the sizzle stops. Remove the lid and turn the meat over. You can use a spatula for this task. Put the lid back on. Place it back on the heat for 90 seconds. Adding Flavor After 90 seconds, lift it from the heat. Let the sizzle stop and then open the lid. Turn...

How to Cook Asparagus

How to Cook Asparagus
Asparagus is an excellent nutritional option to add to your diet. It is a rich source of vitamins like Vitamin C and Vitamin B6. You also get folate, fiber, and an antioxidant and anti-carcinogen in glutathione. It is also a colorful addition to any dish since it comes in a variety of colors. You have green, purple, and white colored asparagus. We’ll show you several ways how to cook asparagus. Choosing Asparagus The first thing anyone should be thinking about how to cook asparagus is when to buy them. The months of April and May are the best times of the year to buy them since they tend to be at their cheapest over the counter. They are also in their best condition during the said months. You still have the option to purchase the preserved ones or even canned asparagus. However, you won’t get that fresh delicate flavor from those. When choosing what asparagus to include in your grocery basket it doesn’t matter whether you prefer the thick or the thin ones. What matters...

How to Cook Lentils

How to Cook Lentils
Lentil is a simple ingredient used mainly for its distinctive flavor. It can easily enhance the taste of different pork and chicken dishes. In addition, people love to add this to their food because it is rich in nutritional value. Generally, it is a good source of essential amino acids and protein. Furthermore, it also has high levels of other important minerals such as vitamin B1, iron and dietary fiber. Be able to enjoy its taste and numerous health benefits by learning how to cook lentils. Lentil Salad For those who have very little time to cook, this is a very nice dish. Prepare ½-cup chopped green pepper, 2-pieces of finely diced ribs celery and a piece of finely chopped large-size onion. Aside from these, be sure to get 4-tablespoons of olive oil, 2-teaspoons of salt and 5-cups of water. Of course, do not forget at least a pound of lentils. In addition, set aside a teaspoon of salt, 2/3-teaspoon of black pepper, 2-tablespoons of wine vinegar and ½-cup of olive oil. Get a pot and...

How to Cook Sweet Potatoes

How to Cook Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potato is one of the most nutritious crop plants that belong to Convolvulaceae family. This vegetable is used in different hearty dishes because it contains vitamins and nutrients that can improve your health conditions. Some of the nutritional contents of the crop plant are beta carotene, vitamin B6, vitamin A and complex carbohydrates. Aside from these, it is also rich in calcium, iron and protein. If you like to serve a pleasant tasting but healthy dish to your family, it is important that you learn how to cook sweet potatoes. Below are some of the recipes that you can follow in preparing tasty sweet potato dishes. Sweet Potato Coconut Casserole This special main entrée contains three cups sweet potatoes, 1 ½ cups sugar, four beaten eggs, a teaspoon of vanilla, a teaspoon of dark rum and a teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice. The other ingredients are ½ teaspoon nutmeg, a teaspoon of cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon salt, 2 ½ cups milk, a stick of butter and a cup flaked coconut. Peel...