How to Cook Beef Tenderloin

How to Cook Beef Tenderloin
Its succulent taste and price means cooking beef tenderloin takes place mostly on special occasions. That being the case it’s important the right approach is used, both in cooking and the preparations. Ingredients Steaks (number of pieces subject to personal preference) Olive oil Pan Salt Other seasonings (garlic, pepper, chili etc) Digital cooking thermometer (recommended) Cooking Instructions Start by preheating the oven up to 400 F. Wash the tenderloins and slice into the desired size and shapes. Take some of the salt and apply all around the meat. Add the garlic, pepper and other seasonings. You can rub as many seasonings as you like. Put the cooking oil in the pan. Coat it (if needed). Start cooking beef tenderloin by putting the steaks in there. The cooking time can be broken down as follows. For a 2 lb roast that would be half an hour. For a 4 lb, it would be 45 minutes. The larger the steaks, the longer it will take. Use the thermometer to check the internal temperature. A cooked...

How to Cook Scallops

How to Cook Scallops
Scallops are widely used in the world of cooking. People use them as primary ingredients for making sumptuous and delectable dishes, spanning the Western and Eastern parts of the globe. They can be cooked using a variety of ways including deep-fried, breaded or sautéed. More importantly, they are used extensively in preparing yummy Cantonese, Chinese, Japanese and European cuisines. For those who want to know how to cook scallops, you can try the following delightful recipes. Baked Sea Scallops Baked sea scallops is a relatively easy dish to cook. Ingredients Required to Make Baked Sea Scallops The ingredients include: 16 pieces sea scallops 2  shallots (chopped) 5 cloves garlic (minced) 5 tbsp butter 4-8 pieces lemon wedges ¼ cup chopped parsley 4 tbsp olive oil 1 cup breadcrumbs 3 pinches nutmeg salt to taste pepper to taste Instructions to Make Baked Sea Scallops The following simple steps are involved in the process of cooking baked sea scallops. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees...

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 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...