Every once in a while, we highlight a questionable Faux-To on WonderHowTo. For example, tested false by Mythbusters and others, the tennis ball car break-in method appears to be completely debunk (even though Russell Crow pulls it off in his latest film, "The Next Three Days").
In this tutorial, we learn how to carve a turkey. After your turkey has came out of the oven and sat out for around 10 minutes, grab your sharp knife. When you are carving this, you want to carve around the bones so you are getting the most meat off of the bird. Start off by removing the thighs from the turkey and cutting it in half. After both of these are off, but the wings off of the turkey and set on a serving plate. From here, you will use the knife to cut the middle of the turkey and pr...
Okay, so how cute is this chubby fondant panda bear? While the ltitle dude makes an adorable cupcake or cake topper for your kid's birthday party, you should definitely also find excuses to pop it on top of your own baked creations - we're thinking for baby showers or for a spring bash.
Fondant as a cake decorating material is difficult to work with. Before we even get into how demanding it is to sculpt little fondant figures like giraffes and zebras, the issue of covering an entire cake with a rolled out piece of fondant should be covered.
A persimmon is not ready to eat until it has a soft consistency like jelly or pudding, though the fruit can be harvested and brought inside while still hard, so long as the branch the fruit hangs from is picked along with it. One way to be sure that a persimmon is ready to eat, is to press a finger against the skin of the fruit. If a fingerprint is left, the persimmon is ripe and delicious. Once they start getting soft they go bad very quickly, so it's good to prepare them so you can eat them...
The setting of this video is at a restaurant that was once a Czechoslovakian social club that was turned into an award winning barbecue restaurant called Honky Tonk Barbecue.
Cooking a turkey is really quite easy and a great way to help out on Thanksgiving day. This how-to video will show a method for cooking the juiciest turkey you've ever had in a bag. Oh and don't forget the great stuffing as well.
If you've never tasted deep-fried turkey, you're in for a treat. Learn how to deep fry a turkey with this cooking video. This deep-fried turkey recipe is brought to you by Brett Ryan on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos.
Casein is a protein that is found in milk. Groups of casein normally float around in milk without bonding. These groupings have a negative charge. The acidity of the Red Bull causes the negative charges on the casein groupings to become neutralized. Instead of pushing each other apart, the casein starts to clump together causing the milk to curdle and form solid matter.
Happy Thanksgiving from WonderHowTo. (I think I'm going to hurl.) 20 pounds of pig (17,304 calories; 679 grams of fat)
Want to tent your turkey so that it doesn't burn? We'll show you how.
Don't give up when your gravy clumps! There are four simple tricks you can use to smooth out lumpy gravy - use a wire whisk to break up large lumps, use a wire strainer to strain out the lumps, mix in a flour and water mixture, or run it through a blender.
Use this quick and easy tip for chopping sticky dried fruit. The dried fruit can often stick to itself and become very difficult to chop into distinct pieces. This is important for baking cakes or other dessert recipes that require the ingredient.
A rocket stove is a "rocket" combustion approach to preparing meals, which provides high combustion efficiency and efficient heat transfer to the cooking pot. Research suggests (through practical experience) that by using a rocket stove, you could save at least 50% of fuelwood, which is a significant savings for anyone's financial situation.
Fill half a cup with water or slightly more than half a cup since some water will evaporate on boiling. Pour this water in a steel vessel.
Learn how to make venison pepperoni snack sticks. Pepperoni is a cooked product; jerky sticks are done similarly except that you can use a wetter mix (eases extrusion) and dehydrate in the process.
Mmmmmm. We all wish it was Thanksgiving every day with this delectable baked sweet potato. Betty puts a great spin on a traditional side dish with her unique toppings.
In order to prepare Cappuccino with your home espresso machine, you will need the following: milk, coffee, an espresso machine. Fill steamed milk container 2/3 full of milk. Submerge the milk underneath the spinner, before you turn it on. Allow it to steam the milk, until it is warm and frothy. Keep an eye on it, judging the consistency for your self. Remove, when the milk is warm and frothy. Turn the machine off, before you remove the cup. Clean your wand.
In this video, Nancy teaches us how to make scrambled egg quesadillas. First, turn on your quesadilla maker and wait for it to heat up completely. Then, take a couple of eggs and stir them up in a small bowl. After this, pour the eggs in the quesadilla maker and add in any filings that you would like in your eggs. Close the top and allow the eggs to cook on the top and the bottom. When this is finished cooking, grab two tortilla shells and set them aside. Take the eggs out with a spatula, the...
The video shows Chef Doug Miller and Chuck love in their take on doing a sumptuous blueberry and pumpkin pie or a Blumpkin pie. The duo chefs shows us a different take on a blumpkin pie by showing two different sets of blumpkin pie, a chocolate crust and a graham cracker crust pie. For the chocolate crust blumpkin pie: Make a chocolate pie crust and place it in a pie pan. Prepare a pumpkin filling and place it in the crust by spreading it evenly. Fill the crust halfway. Add the fresh blueberr...
Bake and Saltfish is a popular breakfast dish in Trinidad and the rest of the West Indies. My stepfather showed me how to make this delicious recipe. I could eat this all day!
Learn how to make gravy with roux. Preparing smooth and savory gravy is easier than you may think. The trick to avoiding lumps is to use a roux as a thickener for gravy. To prepare the gravy, you'll need broth (turkey, chicken or a combination of broth and water), fat separator, roasting pan, all purpose flour and roux.
In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make traditional French bread. Use terra cotta tiles to bake the loaf in the oven. Make traditional French bread.
"Adobada" literally means "marinaded" in Spanish, so "carne adobada," or marinated meat, is an appropriate description for this succulent marinated pork shoulder. This carne adobada is marinated in a mixture of hot sauce, worchestershire sauce, garlic powder, and pepper, then topped with onions.
This video is how to open a metal can with the corner of a knife. First, you must find a knife that has a ninety-degree angle where the corner is a sharp point. A cleaver, like the one shown in the video, type of knife would be best. You use the corner to puncture the can and continue puncturing it as you rotate the can. Make sure to tilt the knife outwards after you puncture. Puncture successively and simultaneously rotate the can so that each puncture mark starts where the last one left off...
This is very good as a appetizer for when you have friends and family over it isn't that hard to do. First you will need hard boiled eggs, separated egg yokes and egg whites, minced salmon , Salt, cream cheese, sour cream, mustard powder, minced green onion, paprika, organic dill. First step you will mash the egg yokes in a bowl, and add salt paprika and, mustard powder. Next you will add the minced salmon, and cream cheese and sour cream, and green onion and you will mix them all together. N...
Its a flavor explosion! Take some cilantro, add in a little Calcium Chloride and Sodium Alginate, and give some crab cakes a new twist! The pearl is one of the most useful treats of Molecular Gastronomy. Learn how to make corn cake with bbq crab and cilantro pearls.
How to make, Phalli Aaloo Sabzi, (or for English speakers, this translates to Green Beans), has instructions from beginning to the serving of this Pakistani vegetable dish. There are more than beans to this dish, including onion, tomato, garlic, and assorted other middle eastern spices. This is quite a spicy dish, as it includes ground red pepper as one of the seasonings. The ingredients are all cooked in one pan which makes it quite simple, and a novice cook should have no problems making th...
Chef Keith Floyd is in Northumberland to learn how to cook a traditional pheasant honey and cream dish. Contains images of food preparation that some viewers may find disturbing. Great recipe idea from BBC cookery show 'Floyd on Britain & Ireland'.
In Turkey, near the Syrian border, the Hairy Bikers demonstrate the best way to build and cook the perfect doner kebab. Brilliant recipe clip from BBC food-lovers show 'Hairy Bikers Cook Book'.
In this tutorial, we learn how to cook your green beans so they keep their color. The secret ingredient you can add to your boiling water while cooking your green beans is ice! This will help the green and yellow colors from appearing in your green beans! It will keep the color a beautiful green and not mix in any other colors. To start, put enough water to cover the green beans in a saute pan and then heat it up, put in the green beans and as you cook them add in ice cubes. When finished, ad...
This is a video demonstrating how to open a can with a Swiss Army Knife can opener. To begin, place the can on a flat surface. Open the can opener on the Swiss Army Knife. Make sure that the hook of the can opener is on the outer ring of the can and that the cutting part is on the inside. Use the blade to puncture a hole in the can, pulling up on the handle and pushing the blade along the can. Move the can in a counter clockwise motion cutting along the way. Use the tip of the can opener to p...
That Thanksgiving turkey isn't anything without the right kind of gravy to accompany it. A great turkey gravy makes your feast better for everyone. It's especially great to have if your turkey is dry— it's a lifesaver. But like we said— you need the right kind of gravy!
This video demonstrates how to use the cork screw attachment on your Swiss Army Knife. The Swiss Army Knife is an important tool to have while backpacking in Europe. It has a variety of uses including opening wine bottles. Begin by putting the cork screw into the cork. Find the middle of the cork and push the tip into the center. Twist the cork into the center. Because cheap bottles of wine often have corks that have deteriorated, it is important to place the cork screw in the center of the c...
Moringa oleifera is one of the most rich sources of nutrients and vitamins that our body needs. It is rich in calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, Vitamin C, and iron. Moringa can be prepared as a vegetable or included in soups, but mostly just the leaves and fruits are used. Others prefer to drink it as tea.
The latest culinary trend? How about breaded and fried deer balls. That's right, you heard me. The Atlantic makes an interesting point about the political correctness of "nose-to-tail" eating:
The quality of the turkey you roast in the oven on Thanksgiving day is tantamount to how successful your Thanksgiving table will be - turkey is, after all, the center of the celebration for most families (unless, of course, you're going the tofurky route).
Cooking a turkey is a long and arduous process if you're never done it before, and requires careful preparation. If you've bought a frozen turkey, one of the first things your need to make sure of is that you've thawed it properly before you start cooking it, and this video will show you how to make sure your bird is all the way thawed.
Most people need their morning pick-me-up to get the day started right. There's a Starbucks on every corner and caffeine "shots" are sold in convenience stores everywhere. Even Mountain Dew is getting in on the action with its new KickStart "breakfast" drink (whatever that means). With a whopping 5% real fruit juice!
Do you like herb roasted turkey? Well, this video is a step-by-step guide on how to make an herb roasted turkey. In just 6 minutes, the viewers will be exposed to a simple and yet delicious recipe on how to make herb roasted turkey. The steps are relatively simple and do not require much cooking experience. Almost any viewer can make this. As a bonus, the video also includes an additional buttermilk brine. Therefore, this is a highly recommended video to anyone who enjoys and wants to cook.