Hot Snacks How-Tos

How To: Make "Cheezy Quackers" crackers

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...

How To: Make cinnamon apple fries with dipping sauce

Looking for apple recipes? Chef Jason Hill will show you how to make apple fries, a county fair favorite that's sure to be a hit in your home. The ingredients for the apple fries are just apples, corn starch and cinnamon but the sauce calls for cream cheese, marshmallow cream and pumpkin pie spice. Learn how to prepare apple fries by watching this video cooking tutorial.

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 Healthy Homemade Kale Chips, Not Junk Food

Potato chips are cheap and delicious, but terrible for both your body and the environment. They have lots of packaging and nearly no nutritional value. This video will show you how to make a homemade substitute snack that is healthy and delicious: kale chips. Yes, that's right, baked chips made from something that's good for you! Sorry potatoes, but you've got nothing on these guys.

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 Fruit Loop "Fiesta" butter cookies

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.

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: 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: Make tortilla chips in the toaster oven

This video is about how to make tortilla chips in the toaster oven. The first thing that you will have to do is to cut the tortilla in half. After cutting it in half, fold the tortilla and cut it into rectangular pieces. The next step is to place the rectangular pieces on a pan. After placing the pieces on the pan, sprinkle some salt. The next step is to simply place the pan in the oven (375 degrees). While waiting for the uncooked tortilla chips, you have to make the dip. The first step that...

How To: Cook spicy sweet potato fries

Amelia Ceja demonstrates how to make some delicious spicy sweet potato fries, a great side dish to any Thanksgiving meal. To prepare some delicious spicy sweet potato fries, follow these steps: 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. 2. Slice two large sweet potatoes or yams into medium size wedges and place them in a large mixing bowl. 3. Add a 1/2 cup of olive oil, sea salt, freshly crushed black pepper and cyan pepper. 4. Mix well and place onto a baking sheet. 5. Bake each side for 15 minutes...

How To: Make Chinese egg rolls with Kai

Egg rolls are a delicious snack, and no Chinese food meal is complete without this yummy appetizer. In this tutorial, learn how to make traditional Chinese egg rolls with Kai. These rolls can be filled with veggies or your favorite meats like chicken, beef or even shrimp. So, the next time you order Chinese, beat the take out guy to your door and have some homemade eggrolls ready to serve with that delicious dinner.

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: Drain yogurt

Yogurt makes a healthy and delicious addition to dips, sauces and soups, but sometimes it can make a recipe taste watery. The solution is to drain the yogurt in a sieve lined with cheesecloth or a clean, lint-free dish towel in the refrigerator overnight until the yogurt becomes thick and creamy-looking.

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: Serve and display canapes

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.

How To: Make a $1 soda can popcorn machine

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.

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.

How To: Make yummy crunchy peanut brittle

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a batch of yummy peanut brittle. This crunchy candy uses just a handful of ingredients and is a cinch to make. You will need water, sugar, roasted peanuts, corn syrup, peanut butter, butter, salt, parchment paper, and baking soda.

How To: Make Filipino turon (sweet snack)

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Filipino turon. Ingredients you will need include: A bag of whole steamed Saba bananas, spring roll pastry, and brown sugar. First, take your bananas and cover them completely with brown sugar and place onto a plate. After this, roll the banana into the spring roll tightly so nothing falls out. Place water on the outer edge of the spring roll before finishing, to make it stick together. Repeat this step for all of the bananas, then fry them in a skillet ...

How To: Make homemade wonton crisps

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.”

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