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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 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 : 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 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 Filipino kutsinta (brown rice cake)

First things first. Below you will find ingredients of Kutsinta for four (4) servings: flour - 1 cup brown sugar - 2 cups water - 3 cups lye water (potassium carbonate solution sold in Asian food stores) - 1 teaspoon Freshly grated coconut (budbod na niyog) Mix well. Mak ...more

How To : Make homemade sausage rolls

The best snack is handheld. Anything that is all in one and can be eaten with one hand (and a napkin) is key to the ultimate snack or lunch. In this tutorial, learn how to make delicious sausage rolls from scratch. These babies are quick, easy and fit perfectly in your hot lit ...more

How To : make game day chili with Sunny Anderson

Sunny Anderson from the Food Network shares her delicious chili recipe. In a large stock pot she sautés some onions and jalapenos in a little oil. Next she adds some Mexican chorizo and breaks it down with a potato masher. For flavor she adds sliced garlic, cumin, chili powder ...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 : 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 baked corn tortilla chips

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

How To : Make Balthazar NYC's famous french fries

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

How To : Make deep fried onion rings on the stove

This video demonstrates how to make Game Day onion rings. For this first you need to take a Spanish onion and cut it into slices so that you can easily take out rings. Then take some flour and add corn meal into it. Then add salt, Kosher salt, cayenne powder and pepper. Mix th ...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

News : DIY Edible Crayons

From our friends over at Luxirare, edible crayons, aka "health bars". Beautiful photography, as always. Click through for some tips on trying-it-yourself. Previously, DIY Fancy-Ass Potato Chips. DIY Pie on a Stick. Jell-O Shots For Chicks.

How To : Make Fruit Loop "Fiesta" butter cookies

Trix are for kids, but Fruit Loops are for everyone? Don't you ever think you're too old to nom on the pure sugar heaven that is Fruit Loops! While we are totally for grabbing handfuls out of the box and stuffing it in your face, there are other ways you can make use of this c ...more

How To : Make unique, seasoned homemade tortilla chips

Before we start cooking, remember WASH: Wash your handsAsk permission from an adultStraighten and Clean upHave fun! The first thing to do is preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Pour 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese, 1 tbsp sesame seeds, and 1/4 teaspoon paprika, plus a pinch of sal ...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 : Make your own burrito bar with Rachael Ray

Keep everyone happy with a build-your-own burrito bar. Follow along as Rachael Ray shows you how easy it is to cook for a large crowd. This cooking how-to video is part of 30 Minute Meals show hosted by Rachael Ray. Would you believe you can make impressive and delectable meal ...more

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

How To : Make healthy and simple sweet potato fries

Fries are such a killer food. They're beloved as the favorite "vegetable" of kids and adults everywhere, yet they are one of the absolute worst foods you can eat if you want to, you know, live past 40, containing high levels of saturated and trans fats that clog your arteries ...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 : Make a spinach korean side dish, si geum chi na mool

This tutorial Korean cooking video will teach you to make the popular Korean side dish known as si geum chi na mool. This dish will use spinach, soy sauce, garlic, green onion, and sesame oil and seeds. This is a great Korean treat to add to any dinner.

How To : Make peanut butter oat bars for healthy kids' snacks

In this edition of Working Class Foodies, learn how to make easy to carry, non-perishable, energy packed peanut butter oat bars for under 8 bucks. These snacks are great for camping, hiking or kid's lunch boxes and can also be a healthy breakfast. Enjoy!

How To : Make sour creamed scones

Looking for a new way to jazz up your traditional scone recipe? This video might have the solution you've been looking for. The addition of sour cream is sure to mix things up and add a new twist to your baking adventures. Sour Creamed Scones recipe demonstrated by Kathie. Li ...more

How To : Make crostini

Crostini is the Italian word for toast and is basically a fantastic canvases to put almost anything on top of to make easy and tasty hors d’oeuvres. This video will show you some crositini using Italian ingredients or other flavorful combinations. Watch this video to learn how ...more

How To : Make bread baskets as an appetizer

Prepare an appetizer of toasted bread baskets which can be filled with cheese spreads, smoked salmon, chili, or even peanut butter and jelly. You will need sandwich bread, olive oil, a rolling pin and a muffin tin. This instructional cooking video demonstrates how to make hors ...more

How To : Make curry onion rings

This is my son's favorite dish. Of course, it can be yours too. It's so easy to prepare and you can enjoy it with your favorite sweet and sour sauce, plum sauce, egg roll sauce, or you can just curry onion rings on their own.

How To : Make homemade ground beef nachos

Cook these ground beef nachos tonight for a delicious snack. You will need tortillas, ground beef, taco seasoning, refried beans, and of course some cheese. Add jalapenos, lettuce, and tomatoes to get your veggies in.

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

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