Maybe you're a fast food snob. Or maybe you openly gorge. Either way. I don't care what anybody says, McDonald's french fries are downright mouthwatering.
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.
Stuck for supper? Try this delicious wheat-free recipe idea from the Hairy Bikers Cook Book - an Indian lentil and rice flour doughnut recipe known as a Vada.
Looking for a quick but unique snack? Try this on for size. In this video learn how to make Indian style chips out of classic tortillas. These snacks are fresh, healthy and quick and sure to please everyone you serve them to. Enjoy!
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...
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...
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...
Here's a great quick and easy snack tip, learn how to make a great tasting chili with cheese nacho dish.
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.
If you are looking for appetizer ideas, check out this Feta Cheese Cups with Herbs recipe made from scratch.
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...
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.
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: Spice Up Your Valentine's Day with These DIY Heart-Shaped Whiskey and Hot Sauce Hard Candies
Love sweets, but not big on chocolate? Chocolate pretty much dominates the candy offerings for Valentine's Day, but if you want to go the homemade route, it doesn't get much easier than hard candy.
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.
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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.
I had a party last week and I made my homemade egg rolls and rice. They all loved them, so I wanted to share the recipe with everyone.
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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.
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.
This is a great twist on a holiday tradition! After you have dipped your apple in caramel, use various different kinds of chocolate to give it a festive appeal! A great project for a holiday evening, or wrap and give as gifts! Decorate festive and delicious caramel apples at home.
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...
Easy, tasty and also elegant! This dessert recipe only calls for three ingredients: fresh strawberries, Hannahbell cheese and dipping chocolate. Cut the crowns off the strawberries, skewer with a bit of cheese and then dip the skewer in melted chocolate. Delicious! Make a delicious and easy dessert with berries, cheese and chocolate.
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.
Start with some freshly popped popcorn (use an air popper or make some on the stove, don't use microwaveable popcorn). Then mix with thick caramel and corn syrup. Add your favorite flavorings and goodies, like mini marshmallows or vanilla extract. Make your own popcorn balls with mini marshmallows and caramel.
Here's a healthy and delicious snack you can make easily. If you know how to make fresh popcorn on your stove (or have an air popper), here's how you can make the coating and then form it together into popcorn balls.
Make popcorn the way your grandparents made it! This is a healthier alternative to microwave popcorn, and also lets you decide what flavors you want to add. You can make a traditional popcorn the old fashioned way using your kitchen stove.
This video shows you how to make a single serving of Chex Mix for a snack in the microwave. Of course, if you're making snacks for a party, just increase the quantities of all the ingredients. Delicious, quick and easy!
Remember the oh so delicious buttery popcorn you could only get at the movie theater? You can actually make popcorn that tastes this good right in your own home. All you need are the right ingredients and a little practice. Once you try this delectable snack, you will never eat microwave popcorn again.
Holiday nuts are a go-to snack during this busy season. But those canned cashews and almonds and pecans you can get at the store have been sitting there on the shelves for longer than you can imagine.
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!
Catch, gut, and cook your own food? It sounds slightly caveman-ish, but deriving your food straight from nature ensures you always know what you're eating (a luxury you don't get at the grocery store) and that you're eating healthy.
Chakli, or Chakri murukku, is a snack that's extremely popular in India and in Sri Lanka. Made from urad and rice flower, the snack gets its savory appeal from the addition of chili, cumin, and other spices.
Do you love Christmas sweets but can't stand fruitcake because it's overly saccharine? Then perhaps this recipe will get you loving candied fruits in your desserts once again.
Just because the weather is gloomy outside and Frosty has taken his place outside on your front lawn for a few weeks doesn't mean you can get a taste of the tropics. In fact, citrus fruits come into season during the winter months.
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.
Sugar may be bad for the body, but it most certainly is good for the soul (and your taste buds). And now that the holiday season is coming up, you should feel free to let yourself indulge a little with small portions of flavorful treats.
If you don't know what namak pare is, you soon will. The Indian snack dish consists of delicious flour, yogurt, and sometimes butter deep fried in oil or ghee for a crispy, crunchy texture. These crips are sweet and can be dipped into sauces if you wish.
In this tutorial, we learn how to wrap a dumpling with Andrea Nguyen. First, you will need to scoop the filling into the dumpling. Then, fold the edge over it and push your fingers together on the sides to make it wrinkled. Then, you will crunch the edges together and they will be ready to cook! You can also fold the edges over to make them into little pockets that will taste the exact same! Have fun and get creative with these, just make sure they are sealed all the way around so the filling...