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."
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
In this video, we learn how to make "cheezy quackers" crackers. To make these you will need: 1/4 non dairy butter, 1/4 c water, 1 tsp fine sea salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1/3 c nutritional yeast, and 1 c flour. First, combing the salt, pepper, yeast, and flour together in a large bowl, then combine with butter in a mixer until it becomes coarse. Add in water and mix until a dough forms. Roll this out, then place on two cookie sheets and bake in the oven at 350 degrees after you have cut in sm...
Learn how to make a savoury semolina cake in the tandoori style with BBC cookery show 'Indian Food made Easy'.
El Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday celebrated on November 2nd in Mexico and by Mexican Americans that commemorates the spirits of those who have died. The celebration consists of bringing your loved ones a dish they liked and sometimes decorating their graves with flowers and flags.
Luci Lock explains how to make delicious flavored yogurt using plain Greek yogurt and naturally flavored strawberry jam.
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.
Want a quick snack? Watch this video to learn how to properly boil frozen 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 tutorial cooking video will teach you to make Japanese Kaisendon, a Japanese Sashimi rice bowl.
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 they are sometimes called, “wonton skins.”
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.
You know how people always get frustrated when they open up a Valentine's Day chocolate gift box to find no labeling device for the chocolates there, forcing them to taste test each one to see if they like 'em? Recreate this frustration and relish in the schadenfreude by baking these melt in your mouth chocolate bars, each one filled with something different, from caramel and peanuts to almonds and more chocolate.
Rock candy endures as a childhood sweet because it is both taught in science class as a fun (and yummy) experiment and because it's made entirely out of sugar. And you'd have to be just downright weird if you're a kid who doesn't like sugar.
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!
In the mood for chocolate pretzels? They're easy to make. Get Your Supplies
This is a dangerous recipe for anyone who's a serious connoisseur of chocolate. Those who love chocolate (chocoholics, if you will) dig just about anything and everything coated with cacao plant treat, but this recipe for chocolate peanut rocks coated with coconut flakes will just about burst your taste buds and get you eating them nonstop.
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...
The best snack is handheld. Anything that is all in one and can be eaten with one hand (and a napkin) is key to the ultimate snack or lunch. In this tutorial, learn how to make delicious sausage rolls from scratch. These babies are quick, easy and fit perfectly in your hot little hands. Enjoy!
To make the giant Rolo you'll need one big bar of chocolate, a whole heap of toffee and two measuring cups, one slightly smaller than the other. First, melt the chocolate. Then, to shape your Rolo, take your small measuring cup, place it upside down inside the big measuring cup. Pour most of the melted chocolate all around it. Then, put it in the freezer to make it hard. Once the chocolate shell is ready, take the toffee and put it in the middle. Pour the rest of the chocolate on top of the t...
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...
A kaju burfi is a classic Pakistani dish based on cashew nuts. It is a smooth and delicious dish with just a hint of sweetness and a lot of creamy. This meal is very easy to make and can be enjoyed any time of the year.
Masala peanuts (raja special) is a great Indian appetizer that is synonymous with clubs, bars and drinks. It's amazing what some onions, lemon juice and some spices can do to dress up the already popular peanut!
In this episode of Show Me the Curry, learn how to make traditional Indian snack food, Sav. This recipe is for a hot and spicy sav but if you are not big on the spice you can adjust the ingredients to your liking. Enjoy this crispy treat as a satisfying mid-day snack anytime! Yum!
Who doesn't love a corndog? They remind us of childhood and going to the county fair or beach. Well, luckily with this video's help, you won't have to leave your house for one of these summertime treats. Check it out and make your own, step by step.
Rhea is showing us a quick and easy meal today and it is “Quesadillas with poached chicken and peppers”. As most of us don’t have time these days, this recipe sure helps us to cook a healthy and delicious meal in an easy way.
Craving authentic Indian food? Then tune into this Indian cooking how-to video with Manjula. Follow along with this video lesson as Manjula shows you how to make papri chaat. Papdi or papri chaat is a snack served in most Indian homes. Make some for your home tonight and serve it with a tamarind or mango chutney.
Popcorn makes a great snack. Make popcorn healthy by leaving out the butter and adding herbs and spices. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to accentuate the taste of popcorn with a little flavor.
This tutorial Koren cooking video will teach you how to make potato side dishes. There are gamja jorimgamja and chae bokkeum. Many Koreans prepare these for their children as part of their school lunch menus.
Bhel Puri is one variety of Indian "street food" known as "Chaat". With a nice balance of flavors, including savory, sweet and spicy, Bhel Puri is a perfect snack or appetizer idea. Try this recipe -- it's sure to please!
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...