Use this quick and easy tip for chopping sticky dried fruit. The dried fruit can often stick to itself and become very difficult to chop into distinct pieces. This is important for baking cakes or other dessert recipes that require the ingredient.
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").
In this how to video Chef Jean-Pierre shows you how to trim a chuck roast into beef cubes for stews etc. This same technique can be used to trim steaks, and the like, to ensure you have the most tender beef possible.
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.
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...
Learn how to open a coconut and impress your friends. 1. With one hand, steady the coconut at the rounded end and tilt the opposite end downward. 2. Using a very sharp, large knife/machete in your other hand, hack at the pointier end of the coconut at a sharp angle. 3. Slowly decrease the angle of the coconut to create a notch in the husk. 4. Repeat this process to create a larger and larger notch in the husk until you have penetrated the husk and can access the inner fruit. 5. Use a slender,...
There's something about marbling that makes anything it touches more elegant and refined. Marbeled kitchen cuntetops, for instance, look like something out of a Home Depot catalog, while marbled cakes, like the one in this video, are interesting and quite pretty.
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This video explains how to make a New York roll. First of all spread rice onto the half sheet of nori and spread the toasted sesame seeds. Then add nigir slices of salmon belly, two pieces of Yellow Thailand, two pieces of seared sesame tuna. Then use a frying pan with oil to sear all four sides and then add sesame seeds on each side. Roll it up and tap each ends after that apply a thick layer of tempura flakes on the top of the roll and then roll the roll with a plastic wrap over it. To mold...
This casserole will definitely make you the most popular person at the potluck. It's deceptively easy - all you need is butter, two pounds of deveined shrimp, onion, crushed Ritz crackers, garlic salt, salt and pepper. Then just layer in your casserole dish and bake! Make a delicious shrimp casserole.
In these sausage making videos, learn how to prepare a shrimp sausage recipe. Expert Karl James will walk you through this easy step-by-step dish.
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 ...
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...
In this episode of In the Kitchen with Matt, I will teach you how to make Amazing cinnamon rolls from scratch. Cinnamon rolls are one of my favorite treats. You can eat them for breakfast, you can eat cinnamon rolls for a snack or as a dessert! These cinnamon rolls are super tasty, super easy to make, and super cheap. Let's dive into the fantastic world of baking and bake some crazy awesome cinnamon rolls.
The secret to Paula Deen's famous beef tenderloin dish? Bacon grease. Now that the holiday season is in full swing, don't you dare feel guilty about indulging a little...or adding a pound of lard to deep fry your next turkey.
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.
If you've never tasted deep-fried turkey, you're in for a treat. Learn how to deep fry a turkey with this cooking video. This deep-fried turkey recipe is brought to you by Brett Ryan on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos.
A tortilla warmer is a traditional way to keep your tortillas warm at the table. This tutorial shows you a quick and easy way to warm up your tortillas and the warmer in the microwave. Make sure not to microwave the lid!
There's no better way to improve your ability to ice masterpieces of cupcakes and cakes than to simply practice. And the tip presented in this cake decorating video is indispensible. Using a #21 tip (called an open star tip), you'll learn how to ice a shell border.
Ingredients: 1/2 kg Minced Beef
Beef wellington is a classic beef recipe. Watch this cooking how to video tutorial to learn how to spruce up your cooking skills with beef wellington. This beef steak wrapped in pastry dough is sure to impress all your friends at your next dinner party.
Here is a video that shows you a quick and easy technique to frost a square cake. Not only will you learn how to make a perfectly smooth cake but also how to add decorative ruffles.
A Cheftips for cooking the best of the meat "Pork Ribs". It is considered that the pork ribs are the most affordable dish to feed a crowd at minimal cost. This video demonstrates the Hawaiian-style pork ribs recipe made with the use of pineapple juice and minced ginger. First he starts out by cutting the pork ribs and boils it on water. Then he mixes the ingredients garlic, ginger, sauce, honey, spreads it on the grills and throws it on the grill. If you are a rib lover, then you've got to lo...
Jaqueesha demonstrates how to prepare and eat a dragonfruit. To prepare the dragonfruit you will need a knife, plate and paper towel. Preparing a dragonfruit involves simply peeling it and cutting it into pieces. First, cut off the stem which is not edible. Then, peel off the outer purple part off of the fruit can stain the skin so be sure to wash your hands after you work with the fruit. Dragonfruit has the texture of a mango. Slice the dragonfruit in half lengthwise. Then, cut each dragonfr...
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he makes coq au vin or rooster cooked in red wine with mashed potatoes. Make coq au vin with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay.
Chef Dan Bobo explains the proper way to clean and cut a whole pineapple, putting safety and cleanliness first. The first step is to wash the pineapple. Then, you can start cutting it: First, try to find the flattest side of it by rolling it over the table. Then, hold it firmly, make sure you keep your hand clear the knife and just cut the top of it. Discard the cut piece and repeat the same to cut the bottom of the pineapple. Now, you can use the new, flat surfaces of the pineapple to cut th...
Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Tonight he makes steak bearnaise with chips, a dish that is sure to impress any man. Make steak bearnaise with Hell's Kitchen Gordon Ramsay.
Don't just make any barbecue sauce, try something different, try something "award winning". This BBQ glaze is pretty easy, and has a sweet, sour flavor with mystery ingredients that provide aromatics. If you're cooking meat tonight, this barbecue glaze is the perfect flavoring to add.
This video show you how to make a rose out of frosting paste with a 5 petal cutter for decorating your desserts.
Beef Wellington is one of our favorite dishes, but beef tends to be one of the priciest cuts of meat out there. If you're trying to save money while still eating delicious comfort food, check out this recipe video. You'll learn how to make a pork Wellington, with pork tenderloin substituted for beef to reduce costs. Proscuitto and Dijon mustard make this Wellington extremely rich and with a tangy kick of flavor.
Are you bored with ordinary meals? Why not tap into your adventurous side and try Starfish? Yes, that's right, those cute little fish that you see on the sand - you can eat them! So, if you are interested, check out this video and master the techniques needed to eat these spiny sea creatures.
Heat the oven to 450 degrees F. Remove the roast from its packaging and place it in a sturdy roasting pan.
This video shows you how to create a tartan pattern on sugarpaste or fondant. Great for decorating cakes - cool sugar art video!
Got lots of pretty cookies to share with friends and family during the holidays? While it's true you could hand them off in tins as is, it's so much more fun to experiment with packaging and favor ideas.
In this video, Betty shows you how to make a great eye of round roast beef in a crock pot. It's so simple: you prepare it in the morning and it's ready to eat when you return from work or school.
Many human carnivores consider salads to be rabbit food and definitely not enough to base a meal on. But a salad doesn't just have to consist of boring iceburg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, and ranch.
This video demonstrates how to use chopsticks. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to use chopsticks, For Dummies.
Are you a huge fan of Top Chef? Who isn't? Wish you could make the delicious recipes they whip out every week? Well, here's you chance! In this video, go along with Mark Kaye as he makes a meatloaf recipe devised by Top Chef's Tom Colicchio.
In this video, we learn how to cook soft delicious beans. First, you want to make sure you are never using really old beans, around more than 2 years old. To keep your beans from getting old, add some citrus to them so they don't soften. Also, make sure you have the right water level when you are cooking the beans. Last, you want to make sure you are cooking the beans enough and not too much. To cook them right, use fresh beans and soak them for around 2-6 hours. Then, saute vegetables in the...