Hot Snacks How-Tos

How To: Make pigs in a blanket with crescent roll batter

Andrea Can Cook demonstrates how to make pigs in a blanket using crescent rolls. First, preheat the oven to 375 degrees. To make pigs in a blanket, you will need a tube of crescent rolls and hot dogs. Unfold the crescent rolls onto a baking sheet. Roll up the hot dogs in the crescent roll triangles by placing the hot dogs on the wide part of the triangle and rolling them up towards the tip. Bake the pigs in the blanket for 12 minutes at 375 degrees. For another tasty treat, you can put cheese...

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: 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: Pop Delicious Popcorn on the Stove

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.

How To: Wrap a dumpling

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...

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: Dip pretzels and mango slices in chocolate

Nutritionists recommend the "five a day" rule when it comes to eating right; specifically, getting five servings a day of fruits and vegetables. And while we'd never complain about crunching down on more succulent fruits like mangos and bananas, less palatable foods like celery could use a little extra kick in the flavor department.

How To: Make salty, traditional British style chunky chips

There is nothing better with a plate of perfectly fried fish than a handful of absolutely divine crispy chips. In this tutorial, learn how to fry chips the right way so that they are the perfect size, taste and texture. These salty snacks will add to your meals and provide tons of finger licking snacks throughout the day. You really can not go wrong with this recipe. Yum!!

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: Prepare deep-fried french fries

In this video from Betty kitchen we learn how to prepare deep fried French fries. In a deep fryer there is hot peanut oil. She has 2 Russet potatoes cut as thick fries in a bowl. She washed and cleaned the potatoes before placing in the oil. Ease the potatoes into the oil with a spoon. This is not a recipe for someone that is inexperienced with deep frying because the oil is so hot. When they are golden brown remove from oil and place on a tray with paper towel to drain on. She seasons with s...

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: Bake a batch of delicious and healthy Morning Glory breakfast muffins

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...

How To: Make a batch of corn and lobster hush puppies

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.