Most cakes are round, so it's only natural that most cake decorating tutorials only focus on how to ice and apply fondant to round cakes. But sometimes you want to think outside of the box by decorating, ironically, a box-shaped cake instead.
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...
This how-to video teaches a very simple method of making sugar paste (fondant)butterflies for your cake decorating needs. You'll want some food coloring, some shortening, and a flat surface. Watch the video, follow the steps and get ready to spread your wings! Come on, who doesn't like butterflies? Everyone loves them, even if they get a bad rap for causing natural disasters on the other side of the world. Buterflies. Cakes. They go together like socks and shoes, but they're pretty and can ea...
The "better deviled egg is renamed the "angel" egg. Boil as many eggs as you want to prepare. The ingredients you will need besides the eggs are: pickles (dilled are preferred) and humus. Take the hard-boiled egg and cut it lengthwise. Remove the yolk. Take a tablespoon of your humus and fill the egg white. Chop your dill pickle and put on top of the humus. That is how you make an "angel" egg.
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.
Why buy Rice Krispies when you can make your own fresh crispy rice cereal? Just follow these simple instructions and enjoy...! You need soda and rice.
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...
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!
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").
Vraymond02 shows how to make crunchy tempura flakes. Start by peeping a pan that will be used for draining. Mix your wet ingredients together, then put flour, water, and egg whites together to form your batter. Strain your batter, then heat your oil on high heat. Pour your batter slowly into the oil; drain when you're done. It should be crispy when done. If it's poured too fast or too much is poured at once it will bake a big dough ball that won't be right. Break the pieces up, wait 5-10 minu...
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.
In this video, learn how to decorate a cake that looks like a perfect soccer field. This is a great way to celebrate the upcoming World Cup game and includes everything from grass to players to goal posts. This adorable little cake will make an impressive - and delicious - addition to any event!
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.
Watercress is an extremely healthy plant when consumed, however it can also be deadly if you select the wrong plant! How exciting. This video will teach you how to recognize the good and bad kinds of Watercress in the wild and use them as an effective wilderness food source.
The difference between professional cake decorator's icing and your run-of-the-mill canned icing from Pillsbury Doughboy - or simple homemade icing - is that the pro variety is much smoother, richer, and tastier without being too sweet.
In spirit of the recently posted brightly frosted cupcake periodic table, here are some equally clever, beautiful science-themed holiday cookies from Not So Humble. The creative cooking blog does not offer full instructions for most of these, but does lend tips here and there. Get inspired and bake your own holiday cookies.
How to make deviled eggs while avoiding common mistakes
Heat the oven to 450 degrees F. Remove the roast from its packaging and place it in a sturdy roasting pan.
To cook pumpkin flowers you need some pumpkin flowers and some of the smaller more tender leaves from the pumpkin patch. First thing is to take off the little spiny things from the base of the flower. Then you want to pop the top of the flower off at base of the stem. Remember to save the stems, open up the flower gently and pluck out the thing in the middle. You want to pick off the spinets on the back of leaves, wash them rubbing them to soften the leaves up. Then you would take the stem an...
Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to make The Original Nestlé Toll House chocolate chip cookies. This is the original chocolate chip cookie recipe, straight form chocolate chip cookie inventor Ruth Wakefield. This is the recipe from the bag that makes the best CCCs in the world! Ingredients are listed below the video.
If you've ever gone to the store looking for a stand mixer, your eyes have probably bulged out all bullfrog-like after seeing the price. Stand mixers usually range from $200-$400, and when all you really want to make is some simple frosting or fondant, that's a hefty price to pay.
Julia Child and guest demonstrate how to make a horseradish crusted grouper, in which the fish is battered on one side with breadcrumbs and fresh horseradish.
Chopped liver is easy to make and it is wonderfully nutritious. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to make outstanding chopped liver. All you need for this recipe is onions, celery, parsley, garlic, pepper flakes, herbs, eggs, stock and spices. Don't forget the chicken and beef livers.
Healthy Kids Rock demonstrate how to make your own garlic butter. Making garlic butter is easy and requires only a few simple ingredients and techniques. To make the garlic butter first,roughly chop three large cloves of garlic. Then, sprinkle salt over the garlic and mince the garlic with a knife. The garlic should take on an almost pureed texture. Then add garlic puree to 500 grams of softened butter. Next, chop a handful of parsley and add it to the garlic butter mixture. Once the herbs ar...
Turn those store bought dips into designer party foods. Make a star dip stencil from a flexible cutting board. Make lemon peel stars with canape cutters. Serve your dips in stylish glassware to add that extra special touch. Turn store-bought dips into designer party food.
"Low and Slow" barbecue for up to 14 hours is what it takes to make great tasting and tender beef brisket. Watch this how to video from BBQ Pit Boys as they show an easy to do Texas Beef Brisket recipe for the backyard smoker or grill!
Forget circle and square-shaped wedding cakes - pillowy clouds of icing and cake are the way to go! Be original without compromising your unique style by learning how to bake and decorate this lovely stacked pillow cake.
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.
You would think that ice cream would melt when you throw it in hot oil, right? Well, think again! In this tutorial, Chef Ching teaches us how to deep fry ice cream, in Chinese style, and create an delicious dessert.
When it comes to fondant, practice really does make perfect. The sugary mixture hardens to a sturdy yet soft consistency when set out to dry, but in its pliable stage it's often easy for things to spin out of control and to make terrible folding and tucking mess-ups when you're attaching a fondant cover on a cake.
This video reveals the secret of making 2000 year old dragon beard candy. Watch it and make your own candy at home today.
Dan "The Lobster Man" Zawacki demonstrates how to make campfire lobster tails. First, quarter lemon halves. Then, butterfly the lobster tails by pushing on the tail. Use shears and cut the underside of the lobster down the middle. Flatten the tail a little more and use a knife to slice the lobster open. Pour clarified butter onto the lobster meat and squeeze lemon juice onto it. Butterflying the lobster will make it cook a lot faster in its own juices in the shell. Wrap the buttered lobster t...
Who needs a flower nail to decorate a cake? Watch this video to learn how to pipe buttercream roses directly onto a cake!
This video is about how to make a classic American pot roast. You start with a chuck roast. You want to start by generously salting and peppering both sides. Heat about 2 tablespoons of canola oil in a skillet and then brown the roast on both sides. Then remove it from the pan and add an onion that's been cut into 8 wedges, 2 carrots that have been cut and peeled into 2 inch pieces. Add a few pieces of time and rosemary. Once the vegetables have a good color you move them to the side and add ...
Want to munch a quick and yummy snack that is also healthy? This video shows how to make deviled eggs, a quick, easy, delicious and nutritious snack that meets your protein needs. It is simple. Even kids can make them during their leisure and enjoy the pleasure of cooking. This dish is attractive, healthy and rich in protein. All you need is simple ingredients. This snack is good for pregnant ladies and kids.
Creamed honey is a delicious variation of regular honey that is sweeter and less dripping. Creamed honey is crystallized honey, and you can make your own creamed honey by using a little 'starter' honey and mixing it in with your regular honey.
What sounds better than chicken with lemon, parsley and butter? Nothing! And it's called chicken piccata. Danielle Ahern shares this classic recipe, which includes the use of only one sauté pan. Can't beat that. Boneless chicken breasts are pounded thin which results in a quick cooking process. A butter, lemon juice and caper sauce is reduced to a smooth texture and poured gently over the plated dish. Garnish with fresh lemon and parsley and you're done. Great idea for a weeknight when you're...
In this tutorial, we learn how to cook a quick and easy London Broil. First, marinade your meat with Italian dressing for several hours or as long as you prefer. After it has been marinating in the bag in the fridge, take it out and place it on your pan with foil underneath. Now, cook it in the broiler with the rack second to the flame. Broil the meat for seven minutes on one side, then turn it over and cook seven minutes on the other side. When it's done cooking, let it sit for 10 minutes, t...
Remember the joy of having a warm bowl of tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich when you were a kid? Well, in this video, Betty shows us how to make her own version of the traditional American dish. With a few extra touches, Betty spices up a Shaker recipe and creates a yummy dish, great for any age!
If you love coconuts, coconut water or even coconut meat, you should know how to open one up. This HowTo video tutorial shows you an easy way to open a coconut without making a mess.