How to Cook Chestnut

How to Cook Chestnut
Chestnut is an interesting ingredient that can be used to prepare different recipes. Many people love its nutty, sweet and delicate flavor. When cooked, its texture is comparable to that of baked potato. The different methods used in cooking this kind of fruit include roasting, grilling and boiling. It is also used in making flour, which is a basic ingredient in making pastas, pancakes and breads. Furthermore, it is commonly used to thicken sauces, soups and stews. Learn how to cook chestnut by preparing simple yet tasty dishes like chestnut soup and chestnut turkey stuffing. Chestnut Soup For those who wish to try this simple recipe, the following ingredients are required. Ingredients Required to Make Chestnut Soup The list of ingredients includes: 2 tbsp butter 2 cups chicken stock ½ pound chestnuts 1 tsp ground coriander 2 cups milk 2 tbsp  flour ¼ cup sherry 1 tsp lemon juice salt as per taste Instructions to Make Chestnut Soup The following simple steps are involved in making...

How to Cook Oatmeal

How to Cook Oatmeal
If you are one of those who have never tried cooking oatmeal, it’s really quite simple. First off, you need to get familiar with the different types of oatmeal available. Oatmeal Variants Oat groats take the longest time to cook. These are made from grains that have been toasted and cleaned. Rolled oats are steamed and leveled with rollers and allowed to dry. Cooking time is approximately 15 minutes. Quick cook oats are also rolled types. But as the name suggests they cook very fast. These thin oats take no more than 5 minutes to cook. Instant oatmeal have already been cooked and dried. If cooking oatmeal of this type, one just needs to add hot water. Its flour by the way, is made of ground oat groat. The steel cut oats are of the unrolled types, only smaller. How to Cook Rolled Oats Also called old fashioned oats, you need to prepare the following. Ingredients Water Rolled oats Salt (1 tsp) Brown sugar Raisins Milk Instructions Pour in a cup of oats for every 3 cups of water in the...

How to Cook Beef Cheek

How to Cook Beef Cheek
Some might find beef cheek to be quite a surprise on a restaurant’s menu. However, once you’ve tried it you might want to try to learn just how to cook beef cheek. In reality, the tender braised meat will take quite an effort to prepare and cook. It may yet be one of the toughest meat cuts you’ll ever encounter. Our guide will show you how to cook it and make it tender. Needed Ingredients Here are the ingredients how to cook beef cheek. Obviously you’ll need beef cheek, two cloves of garlic, four stalks of celery, and four medium sized carrots. You’ll also need beef bones, an onion, salt, olive oil, thyme, ground black pepper, a bay leaf, and rosemary. Ready your oven along with a large pot and its cover. How to Cook Beef Cheek To make this tough meat tender you’ll need to braise it. The first step in how to cook beef cheek is to roast the beef bones in your oven. 15 minutes of roasting will be all you need to do this. Mince your garlic, chop carrots,...

How to Cook London Broil

How to Cook London Broil
Although there are meats sold and labeled as such, cooking London broil yourself will provide you the exact flavor you prefer. Here are quick and easy ways to learn how to prepare this delectable dish. Ingredients for Broiled London Broil Beef flank (2 lbs) Italian salad dressing (1/3 cup) Cooking oil Red wine (2 tbsp) Garlic (1 piece, minced) Instructions Put the salad dressing, garlic and vinegar in a bowl. Mix them together. Add a little bit of cooking oil as well. Put the steak on a baking pan and make some incisions. Apply some of the marinade on the meat. Put clean plastic over the pan. Store it in the fridge for 60 minutes. Remove it from the fridge and throw away the marinade. Turn on the broiler before cooking London broil. Put the pan a couple of inches above the heat source. If you want it done medium, cook for 8 minutes per side. Cook for a couple minutes longer if you want the steak well done. Ingredients for Grilling London Broil Cooking oil (1/2 cup) Lemon juice (3 tbsp) Wine...