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How To : Identify weird Chinese food

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!

How To : Make The Mexican Dish Tostadas De La Siberia

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

How To : Make nachos with homemade chips

Nachos are the perfect appetizer, especially when the tortilla chips are warm and crispy. Learn how to make your own nacho chips the simple way - with fresh corn wraps. these corn chips are made from corn wraps and they are so easy to make. Cut a stack of corn wraps into trian ...more

How To : Make McDonald's Style French Fries at Home

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

HowTo : Make Perfectly Cloned McDonald's French Fries

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

How To : Make Fresh Caramel Popcorn in Under 5 Minutes

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

How To : Make inexpensive tortilla chips from scratch

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

How To : Fry Oatmeal

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

How To : Use the Gold Medal X-15 Cotton Candy Floss machine

This video demonstrates how to make cotton candy using the Gold Medal X-15 machine. Plug in the three-prong chord in its own independent jack. Use a heavy duty three-prong extension cord if needed. Remove the clips from the net and spread the net around the inside of the pan, ...more

How To : Make cotton candy without a machine at home

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

How To : Use the Top Lighting Cotton Candy Maker

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

How To : Serve and display canapes

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.

How To : Cut Potatoes into 1/4 Inch Batons for French Fries

Before you make a batch of any kind of french fries, you should check out this video to learn how to slice russet potatoes into perfect 1/4 inch batons ready for frying. Knife skills are super important to master when it comes to professional-looking french fries that are even ...more

How To : Make homemade wonton crisps

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

How To : Make sweet potato matchsticks with Tyler Florence

French fries, as we all know by now, are not the best foods to be eating to, well, stay alive. They're greasy, artery-clogging, and oh so delicious. So we can see why giving them up can be an ordeal. But guess what? You can still eat healthy while not silently killing yourself ...more

How To : Make Halloween caramel apples with Sandra Lee

Candied apples are the classic Halloween treat and continue to be popular up to today. Perhaps it's the mix of the tartness of the apple with the sweet caramel goodness of the shell? Either way, Halloween isn't complete without sinking your fake vampire teeth into one of these ...more

How To : Make tortilla chips at a factory

Tortilla chips are one of the most popular snacks on the market today. Learn how tortilla chips are made and how a tortilla chip factory runs with tips from an expert in this free video series on making tortilla chips. Part 1 of 14 - How to Make tortilla chips at a factory. Ma ...more

How To : Bake a potato in either the oven or a microwave

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

How To : Make Indian snacks

Tips for Indian snack recipes, dishes, and appetizers. Learn the recipe for making an Indian snack in this free cooking video. Part 1 of 20 - How to Make Indian snacks. Make Indian snacks - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make Indian snacks ...more

How To : Bake Indian vegetable and keema puff snack

Vegetable puffs are a wonderful snack option for the days that you want something substantial and you can’t wait very long for it to be made! Watch this how to video to learn the recipe and the method of cooking vegetable and keema puffs. Ingredients: Puff Pastry Sheets - 1 ...more

How To : Make cinnamon apple fries with dipping sauce

Looking for apple recipes? Chef Jason Hill will show you how to make apple fries, a county fair favorite that's sure to be a hit in your home. The ingredients for the apple fries are just apples, corn starch and cinnamon but the sauce calls for cream cheese, marshmallow cream ...more

How To : Make Halloween caramel apples and sea salt candies

What is Halloween without caramel apples? It's like trying to celebrate Christmas without gingerbread men cookies. Candied apples, though, can be intimidating for some to make because it involves lots of ingredients (including the very bad for you corn syrup) and time. But th ...more

How To : Make Mariquitas De Malanga (baked malanga chips)

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

How To : Make Toasted Rice cereal puppy chow

In this tutorial, we learn how to make toasted rice cereal puppy chow. You will need: 9 c toasted rice cereal, a spoon, powdered sugar, 2 caps of vanilla extract, 1/2 stick butter, 1/2 c peanut butter, 1 c chocolate chips, and three bags. First, pour your cereal into a large b ...more

How To : Fold a wonton

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fold won-ton. There are 3 basic won ton shapes: the triangle, flower bud and nurse cap. For the triangle shape, simply fold it diagonally in half to create a triangle and seal the edges. For the flower bud, begin with a triangle fol ...more

How To : Make Chinese egg rolls with Kai

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

How To : Make homemade tortilla chips in the oven

In this video, we learn how to make homemade baked tortilla chips in the oven. First turn your oven on and preheat at 375. Then, take your favorite tortillas, a cutting board, a knife and a pan. Next, cut your tortillas into three sections, making triangle shapes out of them. ...more

How To : Bake Asian inspired cinnamon wonton crisps

A quick snack that you can make any day of the week are wonton crisps. These wonton crisps are a variation of Taco Bell's cinnamon twists. All you need for this Asian inspired recipe are wonton wrappers, margarine, brown sugar and cinnamon.

How To : Make Takoyaki (Japanese Octopus Dumpling Balls)

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

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