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?
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.
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.
This how-to video is about how to bake salt free chocolate free chip cookies.
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.
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.
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, and clip it onto the sides of the pan in four places. Use commercially prepared floss mix, and carefully pour it into the spinner head while the machine is off. Cover the pan with the dome and turn the power on, setting ...
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.
Tammy Cornan, the iPhone chef, teaches us how to make beer batter onion rings. She shows us every step of the process from all of the ingredients needed to how long you should fry your onion rings in order to give them that golden brown tasty flavor. The video demonstration contains information that you just can't get in a recipe book. For example, the iPhone chef tells us which beer is the best choice for flavor, how long to leave your batter in the refrigerator in order to get a smooth crea...
Planning on starting a Taco Tuesday tradition with your family? Then don't try to weasle your way out of keeping the meal healthy by purchasing premade taco shells. Usually these taco shells are made from refined, overprocessed flour that has very little nutritional value.
For casual entertaining, Rachael Ray suggests a taco bar. Watch as she shows you how easy it is to cook for a large or small group. 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 meals at home in less time than it takes to get takeout? Let Rachael Ray show you how easy it can be. From comfort food to sophisticated fare for entertaining, Rachael promises that her dazzling dishes will never take more than...
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 napkins - things can get pretty sticky!
For all pickle aficionados, apparently the combination of sour pickles and sweet Kool-Aid is surprisingly delectable. Popular in Mississippi, Kool-Aid drenched pickles are a popular treat coined Koolickles. Sound unappetizing? Don't knock it 'til you try it. The New York Times reports, "[Koolickles] have an arresting color that combines green and garnet, and a bracing sour-sweet taste that they owe to a long marinade in cherry or tropical fruit or strawberry Kool-Aid."
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.
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 next to you at all times just in case any of the hot stuff gets on your skin.
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 evenly fried.
Onion rings are one of our favorite types of vegetable, right after ketchup (#1) and french fries (#2). They make virtually any food taste good, delicious topping burgers, hot dogs, salads (so bad, but so good!). Which is why if you love onion rings as much as we do, then you'll have an orgasm in your mouth with this recipe.
Snowballs are usually associated with the winter holidays and Christmas (who could forget the most famous snowball of all time, Frosty?). But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy their plump, cute round shape the rest of the year?
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.
Want a quick snack? Watch this video to learn how to properly boil frozen dumplings.
Sure, store bought microwave popcorn is cheap. But according to Hoopajoo Labs, you can get 50 bags of popping corn out of a $0.99 bag of kernels! Watch the video below or click through for the Instructable.
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.
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 anyone can make. Great for students!
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.
Do you love Christmas sweets but can't stand fruitcake because it's overly saccharine? Then perhaps this recipe will get you loving candied fruits in your desserts once again.
What You Will Need. Tortilla ( Any kind will do. Adjust to your taste.)
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!
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.
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 around the spinning cylinder and the cotton candy will begin to adhere to the stick. As you move it around the cylinder, stop every two or three times around and roll up what you have gathered by moving the stick.
Life is too short to get stuck eating thick, lumpy crepes. In this tutorial, learn how to make the French treat like a professional chef - light, fluffy and delicious. These crepes are so magnificent that all you need is some light sugar to enjoy them. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or anytime!
This tutorial video will teach you to make Takoyaki, a Japanese octopus dumpling ball. Ingredients for Takoyaki
The biggest thing that scares us when we're out to make something from a recipe is, well, the recipe. Usually you can't get away with anything less than ten items on the ingredients list, all of which we have to scour for in our pantry or purchase at the store.
Eating healthy does not mean crunching on cardboard 24/7, even if that's what your kids think. While it's always easy to reach for a neat package of Cheetos and toss that into your kid's lunchbox for school, doing so means you're giving them a hefy serving of artificial coloring (some of which has been linked to cancer), artificial flavoring, and high fructose corn syrup.
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!
What's better than homemade corn tortillas? Follow these simple steps for homemade corn tortillas that will make your guests shout "Ole!"
When you're rushing to get ready in the morning, the breakfast taco can be the perfect meal. It's easy to make – and delicious. Watch this video to learn how to make breakfast tacos.
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.
Around the world, creepy crawlers make a tasty snack. Here's a sampling of international insect-fare.
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. Mix this up and add a tablespoon of water at a time to get it just right. Divide this in three and roll the dough on parchment paper. You want it to be thin and as thin as pie crust. With thicker chips, they can hold the s...
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!