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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: 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 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 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 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: 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 raw corn chips from fresh corn

Raw and vegan dishes often entail food that is unprocessed and uncooked. This how-to video will show you great raw recipes to make at home. Watch and learn how to prepare raw corn chips. All you need for this snack recipe is: flax seeds, fresh corn, lemon, salt, spices and water. Try this raw and vegan corn chips recipe.

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: Make a simple puppy chow snack

A staple of camp, and hot summers, and just childhood overall, puppy chow is a terrific little snack for kids, or an adult with a sweet tooth. In this video our hostess, Lauren Martinez, shows us a complete rundown of how to prepare this treat. Beginning with a list of ingredients, she then shows us, in her own home kitchen, step by step very clearly how to prepare the mixture, finally culminating in dousing it all with powdered sugar by amusingly (your kids can do this) shaking it all togeth...

How To: Make spinach toast with leftover cream spinach

In this video, we learn how to make spinach toast with leftover cream spinach. First, you will need to take small pieces of bread that you have leftover, as well as some cream cheese, parmesan cheese, and spinach (already cooked). Mix the spinach, cream cheese, and parmesan cheese together and add in some salt to taste. After this, spoon the mixture onto the individual pieces of bread and place into the oven. Let cook on a high temperature until the top and sides of the toast are light brown....

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 nachos with homemade chips

Nachos are the perfect appetizer, especially when the tortilla chips are warm and crispy. Learn how to make your own nacho chips the simple way - with fresh corn wraps. these corn chips are made from corn wraps and they are so easy to make. Cut a stack of corn wraps into triangles, place them on a cookie sheet lined with foil and bake them in a 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes or until they turn golden brown. Here is an easy chip tip: If you want, you can spray the chips with cooking spra...

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 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: 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 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 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 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...

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