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How To : Make Korean dukbokki, a hot and spicy rice cake

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!

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 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 : 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

How To : Make a $1 soda can popcorn machine

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

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 : 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 : Fry Banana and Jackfruit Turon Rolls

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

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 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

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 Burmese yellow split pea fritters

This tutorial video will teach you how to make a delicious Burmese treat that will work great as a starter. These fritters have chilies, peas, and various spices. The fritters are deep fried and are done in a few minutes.

How To : Make boiled and fried Jamaican dumplings

Watch this cooking how-to video as Tracy cooks some authentic Jamaican fried dumplings and boiled dumplings. These tasty dumplings make a great snack. Follow along in this Jamaican cooking lesson to learn how to fry and boil dumplings. Ingredients: 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons ba ...more

How To : Make tasty crispy French fries

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

How To : Make Your Own Auntie Anne's Pretzels at Home

As a kid, I remember begging my mother almost every single time we went to the mall to buy me a pretzel from Auntie Anne's. Now, whenever I pass one of those little blue and white stands, that delicious, buttery smell instantly takes me back to being an impatient four-year-old ...more

News : Greasy, Salty McDonald's French Fry Skull

A DIY most worthy of the archives: a magnificent skull constructed entirely of Mickey D's fries. Now if only it weren't just some anonymous web image, but a real DIY project complete with instructions. Anyone wanna step up to the plate? Previously, HowTo: Make Perfectly Clone ...more

How To : Make caramel coated popcorn at home with Betty

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

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

News : Ew, Centipede-on-a-Stick

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

How To : Make a sweet-and-crunchy sesame seed brittle

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make sweet and crunchy sesame seed brittle. This is hard candy, packed with sesame seeds. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about nine minutes. The full re ...more

How To : Make homemade microwave popcorn

With the carcinogenic additives in today's microwave popcorn, we at HoopajooLabs.com have developed a method of microwaving popcorn that is healthier, cheaper and (in the opinions of our test tasters) tastier. A delicious and healthy treat for about $0.10 that just about anyon ...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 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 Pakistani aaloo (potato) paratha

Sieve flour with half a teaspoon of salt. Mix with three-fourth cup of water gradually and knead to make a smooth dough. Cover with a damp cloth and sit aside for fifteen minutes. Grate the potatoes. Grind pomegranate seeds to a coarse powder. Mix potatoes, pomegranate seeds ...more

HowTo : Make Perfect, Extra-Crispy Potato Chips

The art of the potato chip. You can make them the fancy way. You can make them the lazy way. Or you can try the Serious Eats way: extra crunchy. You Will Need: 1 pound russet potatoes (about 2 large), sliced 1/8th of an inch thick on a mandoline slicer, rinsed under cold run ...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 : 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 : Fry homemade jalapeno poppers wontons

Not sure what to serve at the next Super Bowl Party or at your next party? Well here is a recipe that everyone is sure to love. Follow along in this video cooking lesson to learn how to make homemade fried jalapeno poppers wontons. This recipe is an Asian twist on the classic ...more

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