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How To: Make pigs in a blanket from scratch

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...

How To: Make inexpensive tortilla chips from scratch

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...

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 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.

How To: Make homemade tortilla chips in the oven

In this video, we learn how to make homemade baked tortilla chips in the oven. First turn your oven on and preheat at 375. Then, take your favorite tortillas, a cutting board, a knife and a pan. Next, cut your tortillas into three sections, making triangle shapes out of them. As you cut, place them on your baking sheet and arrange as close together as you can without overlapping so they cook evenly. When you are done arranging your tortillas, sprinkle a light coating of salt and place into yo...

How To: Make tortilla chips at home from scratch

This video shows you how to make tortilla chips at home. First, you will need to preheat your deep fryer to 375 degrees. Slice tortillas into wedges or whatever size or shape you want. You may stack them and cut several at once, if that makes it easier for you. Prepare a plate for your tortillas, by lining a plate with paper towels. This will absorb the excess oil, and it will prevent your chips from being too greasy. Place 10-15 tortilla pieces into your fryer basket. Drop the basket in the ...

How To: Make Pakistani chilli achar/ pickled jalapenos

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...

How To: Make a ham and cheese quesadilla

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...

How To: Make nutritious homemade yougurt

In order to prepare Homemade Yogurt, you will need the following ingredients: 3 mason jars, sugar or honey, vanilla extract, dehydrated milk, measuring cups, a large pot, a candy thermometer, a heating pad, plain yogurt, a spoon, a towel, and a cooler.

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 vegan raw flax chips & pico dip

In this video, we learn how to make vegan raw flax chips and pico dip. To start, you will cook flax seeds in a pan, then cut them into pieces that are similar to the shape of tortilla chips. After this, place the chips into a dehydrator and salt them. After they are dehydrated, they will be hard and taste delicious. You can add in spices to these chips when you cook them if you wish. After this, make pico de gallo for the chips by mixing together avocado, chilies, limes, tomatoes, and onions....

How To: Use the Top Lighting Cotton Candy Maker

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.

How To: Make Iraqi sambusac

The Jewish-Iraqi version of the samosa or empanada is one of the most delicious snacks you'll ever eat. Fried golden and filled with a fantastic mix of chickpeas, spices, and parsley.

How To: Fold a bag of chips with an airtight seal without using a bag clip

If you like chips and don't have a massive overeating problem, you've probably had this problem: you're eaten half your bag of chips, but you don't have a bag clip to seal the bag and protect the freshness of your chips! Enter this video, in which a charming young Israeli teaches us how to fold a chip bag with an airtight seal without using a bag clip. You'll never have to eat a stale chip again!

How To: Make chocolate bars with surprise fillings

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.

How To: Make peanut and dark chocolate hedgehog slices

Don't worry, no hedgehogs were harmed in the making of this video (at least none that we know of). And you won't have to sacrifice any hedgehogs either in order to make this mouthwatering orgasm on your tongue. Hedgehog slices are like brownies at the Olympic level. Chocolate chips and chocolate dough? Pssh, we're talking sumptuous dark chocolate, peanuts, saltanas, cookies, and more butter than even Paula Deen would use.

How To: Make sweet potato matchsticks with Tyler Florence

French fries, as we all know by now, are not the best foods to be eating to, well, stay alive. They're greasy, artery-clogging, and oh so delicious. So we can see why giving them up can be an ordeal. But guess what? You can still eat healthy while not silently killing yourself by using sweet potatoes rather than potatoes to make your fries.

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