Hot Snacks How-Tos

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 Balthazar NYC's famous french fries

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!

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 caramel coated popcorn at home with Betty

Caramel popcorn is a great American tradition - whether you are at the ballgame or the movie theatre, everyone loves this tasty treat! In this tutorial, Betty shows you how to make this sweet and salty staple at home, fresh out of the oven. So, grab a blanket, your favourite flick and cuddle up on the sofa with this delicious snack!

How To: Make beer battered onion rings

If there's one artery clogger that's worth the health effects, it's definitely beer battered onion rings. Lucky for everyone, this deep fried snack is really easy to make. All you need is beer, onions, and some deep frying equipment. This video tutorial walks you through the process and offers some helpful tips on making your onion rings the tastiest.

How To: Make homemade microwave popcorn

With the carcinogenic additives in today's microwave popcorn, we at HoopajooLabs.com have developed a method of microwaving popcorn that is healthier, cheaper and (in the opinions of our test tasters) tastier. A delicious and healthy treat for about $0.10 that just about anyone can make. Great for students!

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 Toasted Rice cereal puppy chow

In this tutorial, we learn how to make toasted rice cereal puppy chow. You will need: 9 c toasted rice cereal, a spoon, powdered sugar, 2 caps of vanilla extract, 1/2 stick butter, 1/2 c peanut butter, 1 c chocolate chips, and three bags. First, pour your cereal into a large bowl and then combine chocolate chips, peanut butter, and butter in bowl. Then, microwave the mixture for a couple minutes until it's melted, stirring every few seconds. After it's melted, pour into your bowl of cereal an...

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 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 moist Moroccan almond macaroons

Is it tea time once again? We're sure you and your guests adore your cucumber and mayo tea sandwiches and your onion-marinated mushrooms, but how about spicing things up once in a while? While you don't usually imagine Moroccan cookies when you think about high English tea, these Moroccan cookies may just be the perfect compliment to a fresh kettle of Earl Gray.

How To: Fold a wonton

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fold won-ton. There are 3 basic won ton shapes: the triangle, flower bud and nurse cap. For the triangle shape, simply fold it diagonally in half to create a triangle and seal the edges. For the flower bud, begin with a triangle fold. Then fold up the spine and bring the 2 edges together. For the nurse cap, fold it horizontally to create a rectangular shape. Then bring the 2 corners together, similar to the flower bud. This video will benefit those...

How To: Make deep fried onion rings on the stove

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...

How To: Use the Gold Medal X-15 Cotton Candy Floss machine

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 ...

How To: This Is Quite Possibly the Best Meal-On-A-Stick Ever Invented

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...

How To: Bake Apple Crunch Muffins

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.

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: Bake a batch of delicious and healthy Morning Glory breakfast muffins

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...

How To: Make a batch of corn and lobster hush puppies

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.

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