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.
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 ...
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.
Finger foods. They're the best party snack, and the best snacks for children more worried about playing than eating. There's a lot of good ones you can make, like fruit kabobs, barbecue wieners, lunchmeat rolls, cheese balls, popcorn, and pesto dip. Make these six delicious recipes for your next party and you’ll have your guests coming back for seconds!
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 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.
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 how-to video and find out how to build a home popcorn machine. Make a $1 soda can popcorn machine.
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.
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!
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.
Want a quick snack? Watch this video to learn how to properly boil frozen dumplings.
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 colorful "tropical" treat.
You don't have to be a professional pastry chef to come up with sweet and chocolatey creations that all you friends will love! Check out this food video to learn how to make ice cream lollipops dipped in chocolate. You can then coat the chocolate with sprinkles, nuts, or whatever topping you'd like.
In this tutorial the how2heroes show us how to make pigs in a blanket from scratch. First, take 2 packages of mini cocktail franks, place them in a bowl and set aside. Now, that 2 1/3 cups of flour, pinch of salt, 1 stick of room temperature butter, 1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese and mix it in a food processor until it's made a crumbled texture. Now, add 2 eggs and 2 tbsp of cold water and keep pulsing until the mixture has come together. Now you will place the dough on a counter with flour...
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.
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.
Chakli, or Chakri murukku, is a snack that's extremely popular in India and in Sri Lanka. Made from urad and rice flower, the snack gets its savory appeal from the addition of chili, cumin, and other spices.
In this video, we learn how to make homemade macaroni and cheese. First, bring a big pot of water to a boil and cook 3 cup of macaroni for 8 minutes. While the noodles are cooking, add in 1/2 cup butter into a saucepan and melt. Now, whisk in 1/2 cup flour, 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp pepper, and 1/2 tsp of dried mustard. Cook this for one minute, until the raw flour is cooked out. Keep whisking constantly and when finished gradually add in 4 cup of milk. You can use whatever milk you prefer, and kee...
Looking for a quick but unique snack? Try this on for size. In this video learn how to make Indian style chips out of classic tortillas. These snacks are fresh, healthy and quick and sure to please everyone you serve them to. Enjoy!
This video shows how to cook Lumpiang Shanghai the panlasangpinoy way.
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 jalapeno popper recipe.
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.
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 how-to video is about how to bake salt free chocolate free chip cookies.
If you love granola bars, you have to try out this quick recipe for an awesome honey almonds granola. You can shape them into bars if you want, eat it with milk (like cereal), or even eat it with yogurt. You can do practically anything with this tasty granola mixture.
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...
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, you'll be able to make your own NYC style fries from the confine of your place. This video will focus on showing you how to make Balthazar's famous french fries. So sit back, pay attention and enjoy!
This video will show your how prepare your own pickled jalapenos in a Pakistani cuisine style also known as chilli achar. You will want to have 15 or 20 green chillis on hand which you will chop. You will need masala which you can make the masala by grounding all your seed until they are course. You will then want to cut and crush your ginger and garlic to gather. Heat up your oil and you can check by adding a little spice. Put the vinegar into the oil and cover for later. Chop your chilies i...
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.
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.
Jessica Bard demonstrates how to make homemade caramel popcorn. To make the popcorn, heat some oil in a pan until it is nice and hot. Add the popcorn, put the lid on and keep shaking the pot as the popcorn pops. When the popping stops, pour it into a greased bowl.
In this video from carpediem43 we learn how to make Pakistani style dahi pulki. Ingredients are: 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/4 tsp zeera 3/4 cup white maash daal/ lentils 1 tbsp moong daal/ lentils Bowl of warm salty water Salt to taste Yoghurt Mix 1 1/2 cup yoghurt Imli Chutney 1/2 tsp roasted zeera Tip of tsp of ginger garlic paste Coriander You want to soak the daal for 3-4 hours or overnight. Blend the ingredients in a blender. Now heat up a pan of oil. Make small balls and place them i...
These spring rolls are fun to make. You can choose your own ingredients, but you really need to use fresh crisps bean sprouts. Pair these spring rolls with your favorite dipping sauce
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Tamra is learning how to make Asian style won tons as a treat for her family and letting you follow along as she goes. Won tons are tasty little pockets similar to Italian tortellini that make great snacks or appetizers. Follow along and make these vegetarian versions of the popular treat. Enjoy!
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!
Chef Phil Vickery shows views how to make delicious looking white chocolate chip raspberry cookies. He shows viewers several ways to include the raspberries on both the inside and outside of his cookies to create different appearances for his cookies. Using his recipe you can vary the ingredients to include different nuts or berries. He also enlightens viewers on how to make and store cookie batter for future batches of cookies if you do not want to bake the whole batch at once.
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.
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 d'oeuvres for all occasions with mini bread baskets.