How To: Make Mexican style potato skins for a snack

In this video, Aida shows us how to make Mexican potato skins. First, roast some new potatoes with salt, pepper and olive oil at 425 in the middle rack. While they are roasting, grab 6 oz of Mexican chorizo and put it into a hot non-stick pan. Once the potato skins are done, scoop out the middles with a melon baller. Next, add the chorizo to the potato skins and place the potatoes onto a baking sheet. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over them. Place them back into the oven on 425 degrees for about...

From the Mississippi Delta: Koolickles (AKA Kool-Aid Pickles)

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."

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 next to you at all times just in case any of the hot stuff gets on your skin.

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.

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 napkins - things can get pretty sticky!

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 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: Make baked sweet potato fries

In this video, Hetal and Anjua are at it again teaching you how to make delicious and healthy back sweet potato fries. An easy to make recipe, step by step you'll learn exactly how to create this delicious treat for the whole family.

How To: Make Mariquitas De Malanga (baked malanga chips)

This video tutorial is in the Food category which will show you how to make Mariquitas De Malanga (baked malanga chips). Take 2 malangas and wash them properly. Peel them and slice them in to very thin slices using a slicer. Now spray olive oil on a tray and place the slices on the tray. Spray olive oil over the slices again. Make sure the olive oil is sprayed evenly over all slices. Then sprinkle salt over the slices. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 - 20 minutes till the slices turn crispy and go...

How To: Make classy new fillings for your potato skins

This video brings you fresh ideas on frozen processed Idaho potato skins that are ideal for appetizers or your bar menu. It is suggested in this video many creative ways to serve Idaho potato skins. The classic way presented is Nacho Style. The chef suggests using mango, papaya or roasted pineapple salsa instead of the traditional salsa on your potato skins. Caviar and crème fraiche is another suggestion. Other interesting suggestions are caramelized onions and bleu cheese, herb goat cheese, ...

How To: Make homemade corn tortillas

A basket of homemade steamed tortillas is a simple pleasure that is easy to make. Use freshly ground corn masa or a corn tortilla mix to make your homemade tortillas. Watch this how-to video and let Bon Appetit Magazine show you how to prepare them.

How To: Make caramel candies

In this tutorial, we learn how to make caramel candies. Ingredients include: 1 cup granulated sugar, 1/4 c light corn syrup, 4 tbsp salted butter, 1 c heavy cream, and 1 tsp vanilla. To create this, you will combine all your ingredients in a large pot, stirring a little bit. Once the mixture has turned into caramel, stick a thermometer to make sure it's reached 250 degrees. When it is finished, pour this into a baking dish. Once you do this, smooth it out to cover the surface, then wait for i...

How To: Make Crispy Onion Rings with Instant Mashed Potatoes

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.

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