Hot Snacks How-Tos

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: Make a ham and cheese quesadilla

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...

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 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: 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: 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 homemade Mexican pumpkin seed candy

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.

How To: Roast spicy gourmet flavored chipotle, garlic and Worcestershire pumpkin seeds

Whether you're making pumpkin pie or carving jack-o'-lanterns during Halloween, make sure you save those pumpkin seeds, because they're a great source of fiber and can be a tasty snack. The best thing about baking pumpkin seeds is that you can get really creative with the flavor. In this video recipe, you'll learn how to make a spicy chipotle chili pepper, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce flavored batch of roasted pumpkin seeds.

How To: Make healthy and simple sweet potato fries

Fries are such a killer food. They're beloved as the favorite "vegetable" of kids and adults everywhere, yet they are one of the absolute worst foods you can eat if you want to, you know, live past 40, containing high levels of saturated and trans fats that clog your arteries and lead to lots of gnarly diseases.

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 chocolate peanut rocks with coconut flakes

This is a dangerous recipe for anyone who's a serious connoisseur of chocolate. Those who love chocolate (chocoholics, if you will) dig just about anything and everything coated with cacao plant treat, but this recipe for chocolate peanut rocks coated with coconut flakes will just about burst your taste buds and get you eating them nonstop.

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 tasty kebabs and snacks for kids' lunch boxes

Eating healthy does not mean crunching on cardboard 24/7, even if that's what your kids think. While it's always easy to reach for a neat package of Cheetos and toss that into your kid's lunchbox for school, doing so means you're giving them a hefy serving of artificial coloring (some of which has been linked to cancer), artificial flavoring, and high fructose corn syrup.

How To: Make homemade granola from scratch

Interested in making your very own granola? With the right ingredients and proper technique, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about seven minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own granola from scratch, watch this culinary guide.

How To: Make nutritious homemade yougurt

In order to prepare Homemade Yogurt, you will need the following ingredients: 3 mason jars, sugar or honey, vanilla extract, dehydrated milk, measuring cups, a large pot, a candy thermometer, a heating pad, plain yogurt, a spoon, a towel, and a cooler.

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: Cook Quail Egg & Smoked Salmon Toast

Is your kitchen suffering from a serious lack of equipment and supplies? Well, that's no excuse to not make impressive gourmet appetizers. This video from Eric Ripert will show you how you can take a simple toaster oven and make a dish to impress the most cultured of crowds. All you need is some bread, smoked salmon, and quail eggs.

How To: Make popcorn the old fashioned way in 3 minutes

Ken shows viewers how to make popcorn the old fashioned way! First, you should put some oil in a pot on the stove on about high. Get a bag of popcorn kernels and pour them into the oil in the pan. Shake this mixture up together, making sure all off them mix well. Now, you should cover the pot with a cover and wait for the popcorn to begin to pop off the top of the pan. You will need to have a bowl handy to put the popcorn in. Ken wants to prove that you can wait just as long for good popcorn ...

How To: Make garlic flavored beer-batter onion rings

Tammy Cornan, the iPhone chef, teaches us how to make beer batter onion rings. She shows us every step of the process from all of the ingredients needed to how long you should fry your onion rings in order to give them that golden brown tasty flavor. The video demonstration contains information that you just can't get in a recipe book. For example, the iPhone chef tells us which beer is the best choice for flavor, how long to leave your batter in the refrigerator in order to get a smooth crea...

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!