This quick video for the home chef teaches us how to ripen fruit quickly. Not quite as quickly as this video ends, but more quickly than it would otherwise. A must for anyone who has ever slapped their forehead at the sight of the pile of green bananas at the supermarket and lamented the days and days that they would have to wait to eat them.
Picture frames with images of your loved ones can be pretty lame gifts, but not when they're made out of chocolate! This video will show you how to make a homemade picture frame made entirely of chocolate. Surprise (and we mean surprise!) someone you love with this message of pure chocolate-love! Emily Jones, chocolate sculptor, shows how it's done. The most important step is the tempering of chocolate, which you'll find in the recipe. Make an edible picture frame made entirely of chocolate.
How2heroes has a great tutorial on how to make and bake challah. This Jewish dish can be enjoyed all year long, by anyone who loves the taste of delicious bread. Suzanne Mermelstein shows us the best way to bake a delicious loaf.
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.
If you're lived in the South, you may already know this next dish. If not, then prepare for a southern classic. It's called chow-chow or pickle relish. It takes a variety of different veggies (cucumbers, bell peppers, cabbage, onions) and you basically cook it to look almost like a liquid mixture, but it can be it's really fine. It's actually a great tasting dish that goes well with many meals and is something that you should try today. Good luck and enjoy!
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...
In a park on a park bench is a girl talking to a rainbow drop. She says that she loves the rainbow drop but wishes it was bigger. You hear a sound, and 'poof' a pimp appears. He tells the girl that he can make a bigger rainbow drop for her. In a instant we find ourselves in a kitchen with the pimp and he explains how he is going to make this large candy. First you have to melt a bowl full of white chocolate. Then on a plate fill the whole bottom with rainbow sprinkles. Pour the white chocolat...
Chef Keith Floyd learns an alternative way to cook fish at home with old newspaper in this fascinating recipe video from BBC cookery show 'Floyd on Fish'. You'll see exactly how easy it is to bake yourself a delicious Newspaper Trout in your own kitchen. But we suggest you skip the funnies section.
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.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones. First, take 8 oz of a good dark chocolate and chop it up. Place this in a bowl, then add in 1/8 tsp of chipotle peppers. Also add in a pinch of salt, then add in 1/2 c of heavy cream to a skillet and bring to a boil. After it boils, pour it over the chocolate and let it sit for around 3 minutes. Then, give it a stir until it's completely smooth and beautiful. Pour this onto plastic wrap, then roll into a log sha...
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 basic salad recipe calls for olive oil and vinegar (red wine vinegar works the best). Add a few juices, such as lemon juice. Then just add whatever spices sound good to you, such as rosemary, oregano, basil, or white pepper.
Use Myron Mixon's "hot and fast" method outlined in this tutorial to learn how to make brisket. You will need Rocky Richmond's all-purpose rub and a piece of brisket. Pat down the rub ensuring that it sticks to the meat properly and be liberal when you put the rub on it. Then, apply mustard to your meat, which adds extra flavor and makes sure the rub adheres. Make sure to rub the mustard in. Then, reapply another coating of the rub. Do this same thing with the other side of the brisket. After...
A purée is a great side dish for any dinnertime meal, because it's a healthy and creamy substance from fruit or vegetables. In this video recipe, you'll learn a vegetable variety, full of butternut squash.
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.
Once you start making your own scones you'll never go back. While those hardened, several days old scones you get in packs at Costco are great if you're running low on time in general and just need a flaky doughy thing in your mouth fast, the best scones are fresh and homemade.
This video shows you how to prepare Moroccan Coconut Truffles. For this recipe, you will need the following: 2 ½ cups dried coconut flakes, 1 – 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk, and roasted almonds. You may substitute other nuts for the almonds, if you prefer: e.g. walnuts, hazelnuts, etc. Use the medium shredded coconut flakes for this recipe. Combine the coconut flakes and the sweetened condensed milk. Stir. When it has incorporated, allow it to rest for about 15 minutes. If it is too run...
This video demonstrates how to cook a whole lamb over an open flame (in a fire pit). You will need to lay the lamb flat to cook it. Cut through the pelvis. You can use a saw for this. Pull both sides apart, in order to get it to lay as flat as a fillet. Rub coarse salt, garlic, and mixed peppers over the lamb.
A guy shows you how to cook a delicious smoked bologna. You will need: wax bologna, knife, chopping board, a core, barbecue sauce, mustard, a teaspoon of paprika, a tablespoon of seasoning salt, a teaspoon of pepper, a teaspoon of garlic powder, fresh lettuce, sliced onions, tomatoes, feta cheese, cucumber, oregano, olive oil, vinegar, asparagus wrapped in bacon. Remove the wax from bologna meat using your knife. Make diagonal cuts around the sides of the bologna with about 1/4-inch depth. Ma...
A cow is enormous... Hence why this video on how to butcher a beef carcass (from start to finish) had to be broken up into 13 parts. This butchering process is designed to not waste an ounce of meat and utilize every part of the carcass. Warning! These videos are not for queezy stomachs!
Candies, cake mix and ready-to-spread frosting are about all you need to create a fun purse cake. This can be the perfect birthday cake for your child's birthday themed party. Using fondant makes a cake look more glamorous and professional! Make a purse cake with fondant.
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").
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.
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!
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...
This video shows us how to make distilled water for your carnivorous plants, such as a Venus Fly Trap.
Save your soda from going flat. The last drink will be as good as the first, even with 2 or 3 liter drinks!
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...
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!
In this how to video learn the basics on how to make a dog out of fondant icing. This technique for cake decorating is great for beginners. To finish off your sweet fondant puppy, paint a little white spot in the eye, it makes a difference to the look, so don't you forget to do it.
A fun and simple project, you can make little figures of people out of sugar paste. This is a simple and tasty decorating tip to top your next cake or confection. All you need is a little food coloring and a few dabs of water.
Web Chef demonstrates how to prepare and clean snow crab. First, fill a large pot halfway full of water, add a dash of sea salt and bring it to a boil. Throw in the crabs, replace the lid and cook them for 15 minutes. Remove the crabs from the pot and run them under cold water. Pull out the crab's apron and break half the body from the shell. Grab the legs and pry it out from its shell. Break out the mouth and the lungs. Rinse the crab under cold water. Pry the body away from the other half o...
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.
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...
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.
There are thousands of different types of sooji, also known as semolina, to work with when cooking, but who has enough pantry space to keep all these varieties in stock at once? The trick to always having the sooji you need is to purchase a coarse variety and then grind it down to the consistency you want for the recipe.
Learn from Betty Crocker Kitchens, how to easily and quickly make a dinosaur birthday cake. You do not need a special cake pan for this recipe. She uses two 9" round cakes, to cut all the shapes you need to make the dinosaur. It is only required to cut out 3 shapes, and you can print the templates from their website. After the shapes are cut, you use the frosting to "glue" the cake to the platter you are working on and then spread a thin layer of the frosting all over the cake to seal in the ...
What is maki? Maki is a classic Japanese dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Sounds good, right? Well, this spicy, baked scallop and avocado maki sushi is sure to be the best maki you've ever tasted. Try it out.
Wheat germ tea is not only good for your skin, its also great for your health. This how-to video will show you how to brew wheat germ.