Hot Snacks How-Tos

How To: Cook homemade taco shells

Planning on starting a Taco Tuesday tradition with your family? Then don't try to weasle your way out of keeping the meal healthy by purchasing premade taco shells. Usually these taco shells are made from refined, overprocessed flour that has very little nutritional value.

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: Cook the Korean dish kimbab

For this Korean dish, you will need cooked rice, sea plant, yellow radish pickle, avocado, artificial crab meat, tuna, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil and seeds, and green onion. All of these ingredients will come together to make the delicious Korean recipe known as Kimbab. Many Koreans love this food.

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 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: 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 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 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 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 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: Seal a bag of chips without a clip

Twist ties and bag clips are for sissies. Here’s how to keep an open bag of chips fresh with your bare hands. This how-to video shows a technique that requires no equipment. It's all about folding the right way. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to air-proof and seal a bag of chips without a clip.

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 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 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 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 tasty crispy French fries

Chef John teaches how to cook homemade French Fries. 1. Cut the potatoes into strips the size and shape of French Fries. 2. Rinse in cold water. 3. Soak for about half an hour. Change the water several times. 4. Drain using paper or kitchen towel. 5. Fry the potatoes at 275 degrees F for about 5 minutes. 6. Fish the potatoes out and layer them on a paper towel. Cool completely. Chilling them is better. 7. Reheat the oil to 350 degrees F and fry the potatoes for 5-10 minutes or until golden br...

How To: Make vegetarian Oriental Shumai

In this video, we learn how to make vegetarian Oriental Shumai. You will need: 1/2 c onion, 1.5 c chopped Napa cabbage, 1 tbsp minced garlic, 1/4 c grated carrot, sesame oil, 1/4 c chopped green onion, 2 tsp grated ginger, 1/4 c chopped water chestnuts, 3/4 c bulgur wheat, 2 tbsp cilantro, 1 1/4 c water, 1 tbsp hoisin sauce, 1/2 c teriyaki marinade, and wonton wrappers. First, sautŽ the onion and garlic with 1 tbsp sesame oil until tender, then add in ginger and sautŽ for 1 min. Next, add in ...

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