Wash a carrot, an onion, a leek, and a celery stalk. Then slice these vegetables into cubes. Place the diced vegetables, 2 pork hocks, one teaspoon of salt, and one teaspoon of black peppercorns in water and simmer them for 2 to 3 hours or until tender. Make sure that you are not overcooking.
Brussels sprouts are named after Belgium’s capital, Brussels, where it is believed that the sprouts were first cultivated. They are characterized by leafy green buds which look a lot like miniaturized cabbages. They taste like cabbages, but have a slightly more delicate flavor and a much thicker texture.
Bringing down a deer is just the first step in taking your wild game home. Every deer hunter should learn basic butchering skills in order to properly prepare and preserve the meat for human consumption.
You will need the following materials:
- A sharp knife
- Cutting board
- Rubber gloves
- Plastic garbage bag
Baked potatoes have long been staples in most American dinner tables. A tasty baked potato can be a perfect complement to any meal or it may be a meal just by itself. Not only are they filling, tasty, and low in calories, but baked potatoes are also easy to make.
What you Need
- Russet potatoes
- Canola or Olive oil
- Sea salt or kosher salt
Trussing a chicken is done by tying or securing the bird using twine or skewers. This maintains the shape of the chicken while cooking and makes it easier to carve. A trussed chicken retains moisture and cooks more evenly.
There are two ways of trussing a chicken. You can use heatproof butcher twine or skewers. Skewers can be made of metal or bamboo.
Trussing a Chicken with Twine
The first step in cooking trout is to cut it properly. Cut the trout’s head off and gut it.
Turn the trout upside down such that its stomach is facing up. Turn your knife upside down also, letting the blade face up.
With your knife, cut through the trout’s flesh by following its backbone then slowly sliding it towards the base of the rib cage. Cut through the outer part of the rib cage.
Do not cut through the skin. Cut along the fish’s whole lateral up to the tail.
Pepper is a vegetable that comes from the fruit of a plant called Capsicum Annuum. It is also called sweet pepper or bell pepper. It is shaped like a bell and can come in several colors, the most common being red, green, and orange. It is made up mostly of firm fleshy skin that holds the seeds inside. The fruit is called paprika in Europe, and is used to create a powdered spice with the same name.
This vegetable can be eaten raw or cooked. It is often added to stir-fried food, pizzas and pasta sauce to provide a crunchy texture. Pepper can be grilled, fried or boiled.
Garlic is a close relative of onion, shallot, leek, and chive. The bulb of this plant is often used in cooking. The bulb is made up of cloves, which are the fleshy sections. It is said to have medicinal purposes. Garlic also has a distinct aroma and flavor used for seasoning dishes. Aside from mincing fresh garlic, one of the ways in which it is prepared is by roasting.
Pork loin is a cut of meat that comes from the top of a pig’s rib cage. They can be bought already cut and marinated from delis or groceries. There are several ways to prepare dishes using this meat cut, including baking and grilling.
You can also roast this meat cut. Begin by buying a lean loin with an approximate weight of 2 pounds.
The leg of a lamb is one of the most popular lamb cuts. This is cut from the hind legs of a one-year-old sheep. Roasting is the most common way of cooking it, but a boned leg of lamb can also be grilled.
Legs of lamb are sold either with or without bones. If you find the full leg too big for you, you can buy the smaller half-leg cuts such as the bony but tender sirloin half, and the lean shank half.