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?
Puppy chow is not for your puppies! It is a sweet, chocolate and crunchy treat made from Chexmix coated in a mixture of peanut butter, chocolate chips and butter. This is a very decadent treat that can be stored in a plastic bag.
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."
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.
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.
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 with the heat at a medium setting. Place some cheese slices on the tortilla followed by some slices of ham and top with the chopped onion. Keep in mind to keep all the ingredients spread around evenly so it all melts even...
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.
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.
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.
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 recipe follows below.
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...
Ken shows viewers how to make popcorn the old fashioned way! First, you should put some oil in a pot on the stove on about high. Get a bag of popcorn kernels and pour them into the oil in the pan. Shake this mixture up together, making sure all off them mix well. Now, you should cover the pot with a cover and wait for the popcorn to begin to pop off the top of the pan. You will need to have a bowl handy to put the popcorn in. Ken wants to prove that you can wait just as long for good popcorn ...
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 them together and keep aside. In a dish take some butter milk and season it with salt and pepper. If you wish you can add some Tabasco or hot sauce into it. Take an onion ring and dip it in the flour mixture and shed out t...
This how-to video is about how to bake salt free chocolate free chip cookies.
Around the world, creepy crawlers make a tasty snack. Here's a sampling of international insect-fare.
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.
If you are looking for appetizer ideas, check out this Feta Cheese Cups with Herbs recipe made from scratch.
Here's a great quick and easy snack tip, learn how to make a great tasting chili with cheese nacho dish.
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, if you are looking at this picture and still don't know what it is, you are definitely not a chicken and waffles fan, otherwise you would have figured it out right away. I mean, what else goes well with syrup-drenched wa...
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 who wants a pretzel right now. The only bad thing about Auntie Anne's is that you usually have to deal with annoying places like malls and airports to find one. Wouldn't it be nice if you could just whip some up at home...
How To: Spice Up Your Valentine's Day with These DIY Heart-Shaped Whiskey and Hot Sauce Hard Candies
Love sweets, but not big on chocolate? Chocolate pretty much dominates the candy offerings for Valentine's Day, but if you want to go the homemade route, it doesn't get much easier than hard candy.
These muffins are a quick, yummy breakfast or a light, delicious mid-afternoon snack. This easy recipe provides you with moist, light muffins every time! This recipe makes 12 large muffins.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
This is a great twist on a holiday tradition! After you have dipped your apple in caramel, use various different kinds of chocolate to give it a festive appeal! A great project for a holiday evening, or wrap and give as gifts! Decorate festive and delicious caramel apples at home.
Just one of these muffins is a great breakfast - make a bunch in advance, and grab one in the morning! You will need: 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, 1/2 cup oat flour, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ginger, 1/4 teaspoon cardamom, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 shredded apple, 1 cup shredded carrot, 1/4 cup shredded coconut, 1/4 cup raisins, 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, 1/2 cup milk, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 2 tablespoo...
Easy, tasty and also elegant! This dessert recipe only calls for three ingredients: fresh strawberries, Hannahbell cheese and dipping chocolate. Cut the crowns off the strawberries, skewer with a bit of cheese and then dip the skewer in melted chocolate. Delicious! Make a delicious and easy dessert with berries, cheese and chocolate.
These hush puppies use corn and lobster for the filling, and are a perfect treat for summertime snacking. To make them, you will need: 1 cup of yellow cornmeal, 1/2 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 cup of buttermilk, 1 egg, 1 tablespoons butter, 1/4 cup of chopped scallions, 1/2 cup corn kernels, 1/2 cup of lobster meat, canola oil, salt and pepper. Make a batch of corn and lobster hush puppies.
For some reason, hip hop x cooking is a familiar equation in the world of HowTo. Today's "tutorial" comes in the form of a blatant Pepsi advert with Snoop Dogg as culinary host. Sure, the Super Bowl is mere hours away, but not to worry, Snoop doesn't demand much artistry or time for whipping up his "oregano" spiked snack of choice. Just dump a bunch of pre-made condiments on a bowl of chips, and voilà, Snoop's (re: Pepsi's) eight-layer dip. Previously, Eeeverybody Love Fried Chicken, So Liste...
Start with some freshly popped popcorn (use an air popper or make some on the stove, don't use microwaveable popcorn). Then mix with thick caramel and corn syrup. Add your favorite flavorings and goodies, like mini marshmallows or vanilla extract. Make your own popcorn balls with mini marshmallows and caramel.
Here's a healthy and delicious snack you can make easily. If you know how to make fresh popcorn on your stove (or have an air popper), here's how you can make the coating and then form it together into popcorn balls.
Make popcorn the way your grandparents made it! This is a healthier alternative to microwave popcorn, and also lets you decide what flavors you want to add. You can make a traditional popcorn the old fashioned way using your kitchen stove.
This video shows you how to make a single serving of Chex Mix for a snack in the microwave. Of course, if you're making snacks for a party, just increase the quantities of all the ingredients. Delicious, quick and easy!
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?
Remember the oh so delicious buttery popcorn you could only get at the movie theater? You can actually make popcorn that tastes this good right in your own home. All you need are the right ingredients and a little practice. Once you try this delectable snack, you will never eat microwave popcorn again.
Holiday nuts are a go-to snack during this busy season. But those canned cashews and almonds and pecans you can get at the store have been sitting there on the shelves for longer than you can imagine.