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!
Daises are such a friendly flower: With bright white petals and a warm orangey yellow center, they're the flower of choice for cheering up a sick friend or giving to a loved one on a special occasion. Perhaps the fact that they're so cheery is what makes them so popular as cake and cupcake decorations.
Are you tired of paying the high price of take-out sushi? If you wish that you could save on eating out and want to learn how to make your own Hawaiian rolls then this is the video for you! A Hawaiian roll is like a California roll but with a twist; it's star ingredients are shrimp and mango. Wow! your guests or even your family by learning a few quick tricks on ,how you can make these easy rolls at home.
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.
This recipe is inspired by Francis Mallmann's book "seven fires" Creating a simple and elegant dish on the grill, cooked over coals.
Chef Gordon Ramsay will show you how to make a really terrific steak with out all the guess work. He will help you take your steak cooking skills from amateur to professional grade steak, or at least help improve your result with some professional tips.
Dowel rods really are the last things we'd imagine using in cake decorating, but when it comes to cake pops, or lollipops with cake on top rather than a piece of candy, dowel rods can help expand your oeuvre of shapes.
Prepare something other than chicken for dinner and try your hand at making savory lamb shanks! In this video, learn how to slow roast lamp shanks in cranerry sauce leaving them tender & delicious.
Orange supremes are, as the name implies, supreme versions of oranges. Usually when you nom on an orange you get the thick pith and webby membrane that sticks all the orange slices together. While we don't mind getting all the extra fluff with our orange, when it comes to food presentation it's nice to get all that off.
Karen Knowler, The Raw Food Coach, demonstrates how to make a wonderfully filling raw muesli. Start with a cereal bowl. Coarsely chop and add two or three varieties of nuts of your choosing. In this instance, Karen adds hazelnuts, almonds and brazil nuts. She then adds cut dried apricots, dates and raisins. Blend together with your hands. Now, add fresh fruit of choice. Bananas, blueberries, raspberries and apples are good picks. Stir to blend and finally, pour almond milk to taste over all. ...
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...
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...
If you think that all the videos out there on how to cook on a hibachi are way too fast, then this is the video to watch. This how to video is for beginners. It is a simple video with a few hibachi cooking tricks for any novice to start learning and add their owns.
Ingredients: 1/2 kg Minced Beef
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...
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...
This is a great quick and easy recipe and a great healthy alternative to store-bought frosting. My husband and children love this frosting, and it's also a hit at my PTA meetings. It goes great on cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or anything you desire to put frosting on.
According to Gordon Ramsey there are only a few but very important steps to take when cooking a rib eye steak.The first thing to remember is that the tools and seasonings are almost as important as the main dish.You should pick out ingredients that are as fresh as possible such as rosemary,olive oil,salt,pepper,garlic and butter.You can let god quality tools like a knife and griddle do most of your work for you.And lastly you should choose a quality side dish like artichokes to make your rib ...
If you need to make lots of frosting flowers (such as for decorating a wedding cake), you can make many of the flowers ahead of time and then let them air dry before putting them on your cake. This video shows you how to make hydrangeas, gardenias, roses and Gerber daisies out of buttercream frosting.
Chef Jason Hill shows how to use a grill box smoker. This box will turn your propane or gas grill into a temporary smoker. The box is used to hold wood smoking chips. Place the box over the burner to produce smoke flavored food.
Ingredients: 2-3 cups sago
This tea recipe is great for those of you who enjoy green tea and cappuccino. Watch this HowTo video as our Japanese host demonstrates how to make a matcha cappuccino using a matcha tea mixture. This beverage recipe is a great combination of green tea and coffee.
Paula Deen of Get Cooking will show us how to make peach cobbler. Ingredients are as follows: 1 1/2 cup self-rising flour; 8 tablespoon or 1 stick of butter; 1/2 cup of water, 2 cups sugar, divided; 4 cups peeled sliced peaches; 1 1/2 cup milk; ground cinnamon
This video shows you how to make loopy ribbon bows as a decoration for your cake topper.
Usually there's no going back after you've baked something. Did your chocolate souffle come out bad because you didnt add enough sugar? Too bad, because you can't remix the results and then bake it again.
If you want to make cakes that look professional and almost good enough to sell, then meet gumpaste, your new BFF. A mixture of sugar, water, egg white and gelatin, it's a sweet, pliable cake decorating material that's as easy to shape as polymer clay.
Chris Cosentino, executive chef of Incanto and founder of Boccalone, loves to use cuts of offal in his cuisine. Here, Chris uses a razor, a blowtorch, and a carving knife to butcher a whole pig’s head, which he uses to make porchetta di testa (a salami made from the meat and skin from a pig’s head). Squeamish viewers beware: It gets graphic.
Julia Child and her guest demonstrate how to make roast beef. She also makes a watercress and parsley vinaigrette salad. Make roast beef with Julia Child.
Interested in making an edible Jell-O brain? With the right tools and proper ingredients, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own hello brains, watch this video guide.
This video explains how to cut cucumbers when you're using them in sushi. Begin by peeling the cucumber. Cut off both the ends then cut it right down the middle so you have two pieces. Hold the cucumber in one hand and skin it with the other hand. This is to be done in one, long, slow, rotating motion. The knife needs to be moving up and down the whole time while you are cutting extremely thin. This requires a lot of patience and time. It is very important to not rush through this. When you g...
RobertMe shows viewers how to cook eggs in the microwave. First, you need to crack the eggs and put the yolk in a bowl. Next pour melted butter on a microwave safe plate. The best idea is to use a paper plate and pour your egg in the plate. Now, cover this with another paper plate. Put this plate and eggs in your microwave for 1 minute. You microwave make cook differently, so you'll have to test yours. Now, take out your plate with the eggs and put this back in the microwave for 15 more secon...
Dry aged steak is a chophouse specialty; but you don't have to go to a fancy restaurant to get this yummy meal. This video will show you how to recreate the superior flavor of real dry-aged steak at home.
Try a wonderful potato and egg curry that is made in the style of Pakistani cooking. This colorful curry does not take very long to make and is full of spice and is very filling without using meat because of the potato and eggs.
Did you try to impress your friends with chopsticks but it didn't work out? Then try making cheater chopsticks the next time you go out for sushi. In this how-to video we show you the step by step process of using and making cheater chopsticks with rubberbands. Follow the cheater chopstick guidelines below.
Bakerella offers a trove of fun recipes for dessert-on-a-stick. Cupcakes, cakes, pies, cookies, even macaroons, all bite-size, all lollipop-style. My favorites below.
Deboning and cutting chicken at home can save you lot of money. In this how to video Chef Paul further explains deboning a chicken. Watch as he shows you how to specifically remove the bones from a chicken thigh and leg.
Looking for a hearty and healthy weekend breakfast idea? Look no further, we have a great egg recipe for you. This wonderful Indian recipe for masala egg paratha is perfect. Watch this how to video and learn how make this egg paratha for your breakfast.
Learn a technique for coring a pineapple taught by a classically trained French chef.
Spicy adidas is a Filipino dish using fried chicken feet and black beans. This video will demonstrate how to cook, combine and season all the ingredients to make some really Filipino cuisine. Chicken feet might seem a little out of the normal ingredient range for some people but just about anything is good fried, so grab some feet and start cooking.
This video shows you how to make a crunchy shrimp sushi roll. The first step is to roll out the rise of a stick roller. You then lay seaweed down over the rice and add the type of meat of your choice to the roll. You then use the roller to compress all of the content together correctly. You then cut the roll into 16 identical pieces to complete the procedure. This instructor has many other videos on similar ways to make this type of sushi.