How To: Cook your green beans so they keep their color

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...

How To: Make hot summer sausage

Turn up the heat, and learn how to make hot summer sausage sure to spice up any meal! Hot summer sausage is nothing without peppers. You'll need Red Serrano peppers for color and Habaneras for the heat! Deseed and dice the Red Serrano peppers and finely mince the habaneras in a food processor. Add these freshly chopped and minced peppers to your meat and spice mix. After combining these ingredients well, put the sausage mixture into the hopper and dispense the mixture into the sausage casing....

How To: Make summer sausage using a domestic oven

This video shows you how to make summer sausage, highlighting the stuffing and cooking operations. The mixing of the meat and vacuum packing is not included. In this version, I use a domestic (residential) oven rather than the wood fired masonry unit in the back yard.

HowTo: Eat a Human

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").

How To: Make a cappuccino on a home espresso machine

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.

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: Prepare Moringa Tea

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.

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: 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: Make cotton candy using a cotton candy machine

In this video, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. You will need: cotton candy machine, cone, and flavored sugar. A Gold Medal Mega Breeze cotton candy machine will work best for this recipe. First, add in your sugar to the middle of the cotton candy machine and twist the spinner head to get the sugar evenly in the head. Next, turn on the motor switch and turn on the heat switch. Grab your cotton candy cone and catch the cotton candy with the cone as it comes out of...

How To: McDonald's Secret Sauce Revealed: Here's the Official Big Mac Recipe

If you've ever wondered what exactly goes into a McDonald's sandwich (or what the heck that secret sauce stuff is anyways), you might be a little surprised to learn that all of the ingredients are readily available at your local grocery store. In an interesting move, McDonald's has released a video featuring Executive Chef Dan Coudreaut showing, step by step, how to make your own Big Mac sandwich at home. Here is the video, and if you'd like to read along with Coudreaut's instructions, you ca...

How To: Make a chai latte with milk and chai powder

Want to make a chai latte like a champion barista? There are few skills as sure to win you friends as being able to make a really excellent cup of coffee. And all it takes to make a really great cup of coffee is knowledge of the proper technique, knowledge that can be won by watching free video coffee making lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started making this coffee drink yourself, watch this video guide.

How To: Hard boil eggs for beginners

The egg is an incredible compact, nutrition, protein and fat all in one prepackaged unit. This video will show you how to boil an egg using a strainer basket in your boiling water to heat steam your eggs as an alternative to regular boiling.

How To: Make Korean apple kimchi

Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish that is as tasty as it is spicy. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make apple kimchi in your own kitchen. Follow the provided guidelines or add a few delicious changes to suit your taste.

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: Use a Swiss Army knife cork screw to open wine

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...

How To: Don't Buy Vitamin Water—Make Your Own Healthier Version at Home Without All That Sugar

How many of us actually drink enough water? It's one of the easiest ways to improve your health, but most people don't get nearly as much as they should. We've grown so accustomed to soda, coffee, and sugary juices that water just seems bland by comparison. That's why drinks like VitaminWater are so popular. They're marketed as being just like water, but better tasting and with even more vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, and antioxidants. Who wouldn't want all the benefits of drinking water a...

How To: Flip an omelette the right way

An egg omelette may seem like an easy feat, but you'd be surprised how easy it is to make an omelette crumble and break! In this video conducted by Good To Know, learn how to prepare an omelette the right way! ... The way that keeps it in one piece!

How To: Cut up a chicken for saute

It is usually less expensive and fresher to purchase a whole chicken as opposed to pieces. In this two part tutorial, learn how to cut up a whole chicken for cooking with Rob Hinsley, head of Hospitality & Catering at Stoke on Trent College in the UK.

How To: Make biscuits and gravy with leftover meatloaf

This video shows you how to make biscuits and gravy using leftover meatloaf. The instructor shows that he has already prepared the meatloaf and meatloaf sauce the previous night. He then begins making the gravy by making them into a scrambled egg formation. He then adds meatloaf to the egg mix. The mix is then cooked for about 10min to finish. The instructor also has been on many other videos. The instructor also text about how the video can be completed.

How To: Cook soul food style string beans

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook soul food style string beans. First, drain all the water out of the can of green beans. Then, leave half the liquid in another can of green beans. Put them all into a pan, then add 2 tbsp olive oil along with salt, pepper, garlic powder, seasoned salt, onion powder, and soy sauce. Then, add in 2 tbsp of butter to the string beans. Add as much or as little of the seasoning to the beans as you'd like and just let it heat up. When finished and hot, serve an...

How To: Make and decorate a diva heart cake with roses

In this video, we learn how to make and decorate a diva heart cake with roses. Start out with a heart shaped cake and then ice it with a light pink icing and place it in the freezer. Once it's settled, roll some fondant into small balls and then stick to the bottom of the cake all around it. From here, color fondant with hot pink and then roll into the shape of a rose. Then, cut out green leaves from green fondant and stick with the roses. Then, decorate this all around the cake along with ic...

How To: Eat Sushi the Way the Japanese Do

The last time you ate sushi, how exactly did you eat it? Did you hold the piece of sushi between your chopsticks and then dip it in a concoction of soy sauce and wasabi? We know lots of Americanized Japanese restaurants serve their sushi this way these days, but all of this is wrong.

How To: Cook chicken and yellow rice the quick & easy way

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook chicken and yellow rice the quick & easy way. First, you will need to boil your chicken and de-bone it. After you cut it up into chunks, place 2 tbsp butter in a large pot. Then add in 1 large chopped onion and saute. After this, add in 2 large chopped carrots and saute for several minutes. Then, add in your chicken pieces and stir everything together so the chicken can absorb the juices. After this, add in salt, pepper, and garlic for seasoning and acco...

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