It's always handy to have a pack of mints with you, especially right after a cup of coffee or a particularly garlicky lunch. Whether you're going on a date, to the dentist, or to an interview, bad breath is no good. If you're a fan of "curiously strong mints," all you need is ...more
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Want a quick snack? Watch this video to learn how to properly boil frozen dumplings.
The creators of this video wanted to make potato chips in a microwave and show people how easy it is to make pretty good microwave snacks at home. First, peel the potato.
This tutorial video will teach you how to identify various types of Chinese treats that you can find on the street. It covers silk worms, starfish, snails, scorpions, and various other foods! Bon appetit!
I had a party last week and I made my homemade egg rolls and rice. They all loved them, so I wanted to share the recipe with everyone. Egg rolls are so easy to make. You can put all your favorite veggies in it. You can also use whatever meat you like or you can also make them ...more
Egg rolls are a delicious snack, and no Chinese food meal is complete without this yummy appetizer. In this tutorial, learn how to make traditional Chinese egg rolls with Kai. These rolls can be filled with veggies or your favorite meats like chicken, beef or even shrimp. So, ...more
Do you ever crave that old cinema classic, caramel popcorn, at home? Well, with this video, you can learn how to make the yummy treat in less than 5 minutes! Throw some nuts in there and you have your very own homemade version of Cracker Jack! Enjoy, and don't forget the napki ...more
This recipe will be a bit time consuming and may seem a bit lengthy—it can take up to an hour to complete depending how big of a batch you are making—but the end result is fantastic. That being said, here are the few things you will need. 3 or more large potatoes (any variety ...more
Maybe you're a fast food snob. Or maybe you openly gorge. Either way. I don't care what anybody says, McDonald's french fries are downright mouthwatering. ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh... I could down some right now. Back on topic. Since we're already doing the burger thing this weekend ...more
Who doesn't love a corndog? They remind us of childhood and going to the county fair or beach. Well, luckily with this video's help, you won't have to leave your house for one of these summertime treats. Check it out and make your own, step by step. You Will Need * 1 qt. veget ...more
HippyUrban teaches viewers how to make inexpensive tortilla chips from scratch! First you will need to buy some MasaMix at your local Spanish market! It really is just corn flour. First, you need two cups of corn flour, 1 quarter teaspoon of salt and 1 quarter cup of water. Mi ...more
El Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday celebrated on November 2nd in Mexico and by Mexican Americans that commemorates the spirits of those who have died. The celebration consists of bringing your loved ones a dish they liked and sometimes decorating their gra ...more
Cook 2-4 cups of oatmeal. Put 1.5-3 cups uncooked oatmeal in a pot with 3-6 cups water (there should be about twice as much water as oatmeal). Boil on the stove, stirring more frequently until the oatmeal reaches the desired consistency. Add .75-1.5 cups of sweetened coconut ...more
The gold standard of great foods on a stick is reserved for honey battered corn dogs and shish kabob (which is surprisingly spelled just like it sounds). But when I saw this absolutely amazing concoction of breakfast food combined with the queen of meats, I fell in love. Now, ...more
This tutorial video will teach you to make Takoyaki, a Japanese octopus dumpling ball. Ingredients for Takoyaki (serves 2) - Takoyaki Batter - 1 Egg 340ml Icy Water (1.437 u.s. cup) 1/2 tsp Granulated Dashi (1/4 tsp Kombu Dashi & 1/4 tsp Bonito Dashi) 1 tsp Soy Sauce A Pinch ...more
Around the world, creepy crawlers make a tasty snack. Here's a sampling of international insect-fare. "Three girls share a snack of shelled beetles and giant fried spiders outside the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia" - the Guardian. "Cholula, Mexico. Stopped for some cric ...more
There are so many different types of french fries out there it may be impossible to travel and try each one. If you live in California and have heard how delicious New York french fries are, it's a good chance that you may not be able to try them out. Well in this tutorial, yo ...more
It is to nice out side to stay indoors and fry jalapeno poppers. In this cooking how to video Chef Mario shows us how to make a healthy alternative to fried jalapeno poppers on the barbecue. Follow along with this cooking lesson to learn how-to grill jalapeno poppers.
Chef John tells us that he normally would avoid any in-home deep-frying, but as you’ll see in this clip, these go so fast, and we use such a small amount of oil that it’s actually quite fast and easy. Most grocery stores carry both round and square “wonton wrappers” or, as the ...more
Okay, so just as a safety precaution before you dive right in and make yourself a batch of cotton candy at home, remember that melting sugar and corn syrup requires very high temperatures, so you could get burned if you're not careful. Make sure you keep a bowl of cool water n ...more
What You Will Need. Tortilla ( Any kind will do. Adjust to your taste.) Avocado Sour Cream ( I used a different kind.) Salt Jalapenos in a can Chicken Breast ( Cooked and torn into small pieces) It tastes better when the meat is cold. Cooking Oil Cook the Tortilla Pour cook ...more
Reshmi demonstrates how to make home made tortilla chips in this video, which are much healthier than the fried one's available in market. First she cuts the tortilla into chip sized pieces .Then she uses oil spray which is sprayed over both sides of the tortilla pieces. Then ...more
This delicious, crunchy snack is from Gujarat, India, where it has been served traditionally with crisped rice and dry cereal. This particular version is made with corn for a bit of sweetness. As with any recipe, you can add in whatever other ingredients suit your fancy. In t ...more
Caramel popcorn is a great American tradition - whether you are at the ballgame or the movie theatre, everyone loves this tasty treat! In this tutorial, Betty shows you how to make this sweet and salty staple at home, fresh out of the oven. So, grab a blanket, your favourite f ...more
Learn how to display canapes artfully and elegantly. This is a great piece of information for making your appetizer exceedingly impressive to guests. This elevates the dish to a caterer's status of presentation.
This tutorial video will teach you how to make dukbokki, a popular Korean snack that is essentially a hot and spicy rice cake. To make this Korean dish, you will need a rice cake, dried anchovies, hot pepper paste, sugar, and green onions. Hot and spicy!
Masala peanuts (raja special) is a great Indian appetizer that is synonymous with clubs, bars and drinks. It's amazing what some onions, lemon juice and some spices can do to dress up the already popular peanut!
If there's anything I've ascertained from all my candy-eating, it's that Pop Rocks are singularly the most awesome candy ever. The carbon dioxide gas that's mixed with the hard sugar forms a load of tiny, 600-psi bubbles, which vigorously release when they melt in your mouth. ...more
If you're looking for a quick and easy side dish to add to your meal, a potato can fill that void. Baking a potato takes less than ten minutes and can be easily prepared in the oven or microwave. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to bake one using these easy to follow s ...more
This turon (banana lumpia) is one of my favorite meriendas (light meals), and it's so easy to make, even a child can do it! It's a must try, especially if you can't think about something to cook. So, for all the diehard banana fans, this is for you. Warning Applicable to pla ...more
It's not Keebler or Nabisco that rules the cookie market. It's your daughter. It's your next door neighbor's niece. It's that uniform-clad girl with the badges on her chest sweetly smiling at you in front of Walmart, trying to get you to buy some cookies for her organization. ...more
Caramel popcorn is a delicious treat any time of the day, and in this video you will learn how to make it from scratch! This recipe makes a yummy, buttery, sticky batch of baked popcorn. You will never buy your popcorn at the store again! (Video note: I forgot to mention that ...more
This is a great recipe in a time crunch; it can be put together in fifteen minutes. On a cutting board chop a half an onion. Add a tablespoon of butter to a frying pan and work it around as it melts. Once the pan is well oiled, place a flour tortilla in the bottom of the pan w ...more
There are several steps required to successfully use a cotton candy maker. Start by preheating the cotton candy maker for five minutes. Turn the cotton candy maker off and pour the sugar into the machine. Turn it back on and as it begins to spin, take a stick and move it aroun ...more
For your next home movie night, pop some fresh popcorn without using those microwave bags. Learn how you can build a simple popcorn popper made from a soda, beer, or any aluminum can. You can use this in a camp fire, on top of a candle or simply on your stove. Check out this h ...more
This creative street vendor has invented not only an innovative recipe, but also hand-built the cookware from bicycle wheels and scrap metal. Another example of Thai ingenuity and efficiency, which often expresses itself in the creation of delicious food. He uses a glove to s ...more
This video tutorial is in the Food category which will show you how to make Mariquitas De Malanga (baked malanga chips). Take 2 malangas and wash them properly. Peel them and slice them in to very thin slices using a slicer. Now spray olive oil on a tray and place the slices o ...more
If you love granola bars, you have to try out this quick recipe for an awesome honey almonds granola. You can shape them into bars if you want, eat it with milk (like cereal), or even eat it with yogurt. You can do practically anything with this tasty granola mixture. Granola ...more
Chef John teaches how to cook homemade French Fries. 1. Cut the potatoes into strips the size and shape of French Fries. 2. Rinse in cold water. 3. Soak for about half an hour. Change the water several times. 4. Drain using paper or kitchen towel. 5. Fry the potatoes at 275 de ...more
Luxirare, my very favorite, over-the-top, superfluous (in the best possible sense) recipe blog. We've witnessed the Pie-On-a-Stick, and marveled the beautiful Jell-O shots. Now Luxirare demonstrates how to make some exceedingly fancy potato chips. These aren't your typical sto ...more