How To: Open a can using a Swiss Army Knife

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...

How To: Make perfect rice in a cast iron skillet

In this video, we learn how to make the perfect rice in an cast iron skillet. First, place 1 cup of basmati rice into the skillet with 1 and 1/2 cup of water. Now, add in 1 tsp of butter and 1/2 tsp of salt into the skillet and turn it on high heat, and let it come to a simmer. Once it starts to simmer, stir it and turn the heat to low, then cover it. Let it sit for 20 minutes, and don't uncover it while you're waiting. When the 20 minutes is up, remove the lid for three seconds, then place t...

How To: Choose a perfectly ripe Tommy Atkins mango

Just because the grocery store sells produce, doesn't mean it's all good and ready to eat. Mangos are a particularly tricky fruit to get right… er… ripe. Tommy Atkins mangos the more common mangos, and are usually grown in Mexico (originally Florida). When choosing a Tommy Atkins mango, you need to look for a mango without bruising and with as much color as possible. Green is not quite ready yet. Red is excellent, but a beautiful mix of red and yellow is the best.

How To: Bake & cook salmon w/olive oil and lemon in the oven

This Mealplanner101 Minute reveals a secret to baking salmon to perfection. 1. Preheat your oven on 390 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Season a salmon fillet with salt. 3. Put some olive oil and lemon juice. 4. Bake it for 12 minutes. 5. Take about 1/4 inch cut of the salmon, so that the fish oil will ditch in to the plate. 6. Place the fish in to the oven and set it for 2 minutes. 7. Check if the oil changed from clear to opaque or white. If not, continue cooking 1 minute at a time. Once it's opaque...

How To: Remove tenderloins from chicken breast

In this video it is demonstrated how to remove tenderloins from chicken breast. The tenderloin runs just beneath the breast bone it is a really nice and sweet piece of meat. It is white in color. To remove it take a chicken breast and flip it over so that you can see the breastbone. Then take a knife (or you can do it with your finger as well) and just cut across the breastbone. It is attached by a tendon so if you cut the tendon, the tenderloin comes out very easily. This is a simple way to ...

How To: Make Pinoy cheese sticks

This recipe shows how to make Pinoy cheese sticks. You will need spring roll pastry wrappers, cooking oil, and cheddar cheese. Place a wrapper on a plate and add a rectangular piece of cheese diagonally closer to one end of the wrapper. Fold the ends in, then fold and roll up the cheese stick like an egg roll. Seal the end with a little oil. Assemble all the cheese rolls the same way, then deep fry in hot oil until they are golden brown in color, which takes about four minutes. Remove them an...

How To: Pickle jalapeno and Anaheim peppers at home

Pickled peppers are a great way to preserve your garden harvest. From spicy to sweet, this recipe will be a great treat on a cold winter day. Pickling jalapeño peppers, Anaheims, bell peppers really, any pepper is good for pickling. This how to video shows you an easy pickling recipe that requires very little time and won't keep you in the kitchen canning all day.

How To: Make apple butter cream sauce

In this video, we learn how to make apple butter cream sauce. Start out by adding one piece of butter to a skillet and letting it melt. Then, add in some shallots to the skillet and saute them for a minute. Next, add in some white wine to the skillet and let it reduce. Then spoon in some apple butter to the skillet and continue to simmer and mix together. Next, add in some heavy cream and finish off with adding in some more butter. Melt this all together, then when finished you can pour over ...

How To: Cook pork chop dinner in skillet rice

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook a pork chop dinner in skillet rice with Jack Scalfani. Ingredients include: Rice-a-Roni, 2 tbsp butter, 2 1/2 cup water, and 3 pork chops. Place your skillet over high heat and drop in your butter and let melt. After the butter is melted, add in your Rice-a-Roni box and lower the flame to a medium. Don't add in the flavor packet that comes with the package just yet. SautŽ your rice and butter, mixing frequently until everything has browned. Now, add in y...

How To: Make scalloped potatoes with onions and green peppers

This video shows you how to prepare Scalloped Potatoes with Onions and Green Peppers. For this recipe you will need the following ingredients: 4-5 potatoes sliced thinly, one whole onion sliced thinly, half green pepper (chopped), flour, salt, olive oil spray, pepper, Parmesan cheese, 2 cups medium cheddar cheese, ¼ cup of butter, and 4 cups of cream of mushroom soup.

How To: Make no yeast pizza dough

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie that's bizarre. Still, pizza is one of the most beloved foods on the planet and this how-to will let you make a great pizza crust recipe without using yeast at all. The crust is considered the trickiest part of the pizza, but let's be honest, it's where it all begins. So, watch the vid and get it right.

How To: Bake Cape Cod lemon butter scrod

Scrod sounds good, right? This fish will satisfy your seafood craving. But wait… is scrod even a fish? No. If you're not from the New England-area, you probably would never know this, but scrod is not a fish at all. It's often misconceived as being a type of fish. However, scrod is a New England term that refers to any white fish that has been split and boned before sale, typically cod or haddock.

How To: Prepare leeks for soups

Leek's are related to the onion family. They are sweet like onions when they are cooked, but unlike onions make your eyes water when you cut them, they have long straight white stalks with tough green leaves. Select white fresh stalks with bright looking green leaves, and avoid damage. To prepare the soup cut the stalk of the green leaf and reserve them to make stock and trim the surface of the base.Under running water cut the leek for two halves and wash thorughly between the layers. Slice t...

How To: Cook delicious lobster tails

Burhop's Seafood near Chicago, Illinois offers full instructions for preparing delicious, rich lobster tails for a gourmet dinner. In the video, the lobster tails that are being used have been shipped to the United States from Northern Australia, but the instructor ensures the viewers that one can buy lobster tails at the local store. For optimal color and flavor, Burhop's suggests preparing the lobster tails with a pat of butter as well as a small pinch of paprika. Using this technique, you ...

How To: Make Filipino ginataang alimasag (crab & coconut milk)

In a video from panlasangpinoy we learn how to make Filipino ginataang alimasag which is crab cooked in coconut milk. Ingredients for this are blue crab, ginger, chiles, garlic, onions, ground black pepper, fish sauce, shrimp paste, coconut milk, fresh spinach. In a pot you put oil, and heat it. Then add garlic and then onions and then ginger. Cook for about 3 minutes. Then add the black pepper. Then add the coconut milk. After that is boiling add shrimp paste and fish sauce. Stir this togeth...

How To: Flute the edge of a pie crust

Angie shows us how to flute a pie crust which can be very helpful when baking pies. After dough is placed into a pie pan, the outer edges should be folded under the lip of the pan. The edge of the crust can be given a pattern. This can be accomplished by taking the prongs of a fork and making indents along the edges. You can also make a curved pattern. This is done by pushing in with your thumb from the outside, and with your other hand, pinching this area with your thumb and index finger. Th...

Make Great Depression meals: Dandelion salad

94-year-old Clara shares economical and delicious meals from Depression-era American homes. This episode: Dandelion Salad! Dig up dandelions and discard flowers, roots and dead leaves. Soak in clean water and rinse 3 times. Repeat twice more, if necessary. Dry leaves once they are clean. Arrange leaves in bowl. Pour lemon juice and olive oil over leaves. Mix salad with a spoon or your hands. Enjoy! Follow Clara's instructions and you will have a fresh, delicious and very economical salad stra...

How To: Sharpen a knife in a few minutes

In this video Nonkel Rogv© from Belgium shows how to sharpen a knife in a few minutes. He starts by stating the requirements which is a sharpening stone which he says is a cheap one. He explains about the crude and soft sides of the stone. Now he takes some organic cooking oil and applies it to the sharpening stone which he claims that it helps in sharpening the knife and also helps in removing the dirt. Now he takes his knife and shows how to place it at an angle to the stone and how to rub ...

How To: Sharpen a kitchen knife with a sharpening steel

This video goes through the steps needed to sharpen a kitchen knife using a sharpening steel. The presenter goes through sharpening various knives, using two different sharpening steels. He shows the proper technique of how to use the steel, how to hold it and how to move the knife across the steel. He also shows how to check how sharp the knife is, by carefully moving your thumb down the blade, rather than across the knife, and also how to use a tomato to check for sharpness.

How To: Make spicy octopus sushi

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make Spicy Octopus Sushi. You will need nori, rice, masago, scallions, spicy sauce, tempura flakes, wasabi, lettuce, avocado, octopus, a table spoon and a mixing bowl. You will first roll up two balls of sushi rice into 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap the balls with a third of a 1/2 sheet of nori. Close the ends with some rice to make the ends stick. Grab a small mixing container and spoon and add a small palm full of tempura to it. Add a few pinches...

How To: Sharpen kitchen knives

Kirkwood Community College's Chef David shows you how to sharpen knives in this episode of gazetteonline presented by Gazette Food Editor Anne Kapler. Chef David takes you through the process of sharpening a knife using a whet stone highlighting common misconceptions associated with knife sharpening. He also speaks about the options available to lubricate a whet stone. The sharpening process is explained in great detail including the stance, angle of sharpening, application of pressure, using...

How To: Make spaghetti bolognese with leftover hamburger meat

Bethenny doesn't like to let any food go to waste, like some hamburger patties she grilled the day before. In this cooking how-to video, Bethenny Frankel shows you how to make quick and easy spaghetti bolognese using the leftover hamburger meat. Follow along and see how tasty the spaghetti bolognese can be with items you probably already have in our fridge.

How To: Make Lots O'Meat Lasagna with Paula Deen

In this episode of Paula's Best Dishes, with guest Cheryl Day, celebrity chef Paula Deen shares her recipe for Lots O'Meat Lasagna. If you and your family love a meaty pasta, this is definitely going to be a winning recipe in your house. And if you want to be just like Paula Deen, you can make some garlic bread and turn that slice of lasagna into a lasagna sandwich! Ingredients:

How To: Carve a watermelon baby stroller filled with fruit

This watermelon baby carriage is just waiting to get rolled into a baby shower! When traditional gifts like baby bibs and ginormous baskets of diapers and pacifiers won't cut it, this stroller is all that and then some. Carved out of a single piece of watermelon, the stroller comes equipped with wheels, a sun shade, and a handle for pushing.

How To: Make a Filipino-style custard cake

In this episode of Panlasang Pinoy, we are taken through the steps of how to make custard cake. The episode provides a shopping list of ingredients that are easy to find at any grocery store. Each step of the baking process is covered from mixing the ingredients and preparing the 9x13 pan to baking the cake. For an easy to follow recipe and guide to making fresh Filipino-style custard cake, follow the steps in this video.

How To: Use the Bottle Opener on a Swiss Army Knife to Pop Off Bottle Caps

The Swiss army knife has a lifetime warranty and is the brand that MacGuyver used in his series so you know that it's good. The keychain side of the knife contains a bottle opener while the other side contains a can opener with a sharp cutting edge. The bottle opener has a flathead screwdriver on its top. You can use it to open bottles of ale when traveling through Europe by using a leverage technique. The top should then easily come off of your desired bottled beverage.

How To: Fillet a flathead fish

Part of eating fresh fish involves knowing how to clean and fillet them. This cooking how-to video demonstrates the process for filleting a flathead fish. Watch and learn how easy it is to remove the fins and spike to make fillets of fresh flathead fish.

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