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How To: Trim lamb shoulder

In this video, we learn how to trim a lamb shoulder with Lidia Bastianich. Start off with your raw piece of meat laid out in front of you. You will want to trim the meat around the outside where the most fat lies. Remove the fat that is excessive with a sharp knife. Cut as close to the bone as possible, then trim off the excess fat. Remember, some fat is good to keep on the meat for flavor. Cut the meat into cubes after you have removed the fat from it. Once finished, you will be able to roas...

How To: Open a can using a knife instead of a can opener

This video is how to open a metal can with the corner of a knife. First, you must find a knife that has a ninety-degree angle where the corner is a sharp point. A cleaver, like the one shown in the video, type of knife would be best. You use the corner to puncture the can and continue puncturing it as you rotate the can. Make sure to tilt the knife outwards after you puncture. Puncture successively and simultaneously rotate the can so that each puncture mark starts where the last one left off...

How To: Use cherry and olive pitters

People always want to know the difference between cherry pitters and olive pitters. This how to video should help a bit. Yes, a cherry pitter will pit olives--if you're careful. But if you want to do a bunch of olives fast, the olive pitter is much easier to use. An olive pitter will not, however, pit cherries--they usually smoosh them.

How To: Cook a Simple Sinigang Na Bangus (Milkfish Stew)

Sinigang or Pinoy stew is one of the most famous and favorite meals among the Filipinos. It's also one of the most easiest to cook. Also, there are many ways to cook it, only the ingredients varies. The following tutorial is the most simplest form of cooking sinigang. This is my version of what is called sinigang na bangus.

How To: Wrap and store melons for long-lasting fresh fruit snacks

What's the best way to make sure your fruits, specifically melons, are staying fresh and tasty? Wrapping and storing your melons properly is the key to freshness. YouProduceGuy has the tips you need to make sure you wrap your melons perfectly for long-lasting fruit delight, so you can have it ready for a quick healthy snack from the fridge, or even have on display before you cut into them for a party.

How To: Cook eggs in the microwave

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...

How To: Program your DirecTV remote to work with your XBox

To program your DirecTV remote for your XBox you will need to find your programming codes. Press menu on your remote and scroll down to parental fav's and setups, then system setup, select remote control, and program remote. You can use either AV1 or AV2 both should work. Then you will choose DVD, and then select the brand for your 360 and your program codes will come up. Put your TV in AVI mode and press your menu and select button at the same time. The lights at the top of the remote should...

How To: Make a cross rib pot roast in a pressure cooker

This recipe shows you how to make an Exquisite Pot Roast in a pressure cooker. For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients: a pot roast, 5 onions, coriander, mustard seeds, and veal stock. In the base of the pressure cooker, brown beef in fat. Remove beef and set it aside. Add in 5 sliced onions. Add in ground coriander and mustard seeds. Sauté. Add in veal stock. When the broth is warm, add in the meat. Carefully, attach the pressure cooker lid. Increase the temperature. Cook fo...

How To: Make fondant bamboo for cake decorating

Fondant cake decor can turn a simple birthday cake into a jawdropping and inspirational centerpiece. You can decorate pretty much anything edible with fondant decorations. And for that Asian safari expedition cake you're making, these fondant bamboo sticks would be a great addition. This tutorial will demonstrate exactly how to create fondant bamboo sticks to add to your cake decorations.

How To: Make a mozzarella balloon with Molecular Gastronomy

Lab Coat Cooking! Discover how to have fun with cheese. Surprise your friends with this new spin on a classic Caprese Salad. Learn how to make a Mozzarella Balloon. This how to video turns a boring Caprese Salad into a party hit with a little help from some fresh mozzarella cheese, roasted garlic, and a little nitrous oxide. This is a lesson in Molecular Gastronomy.

How To: Make Lots O'Meat Lasagna with Paula Deen

In this episode of Paula's Best Dishes, with guest Cheryl Day, celebrity chef Paula Deen shares her recipe for Lots O'Meat Lasagna. If you and your family love a meaty pasta, this is definitely going to be a winning recipe in your house. And if you want to be just like Paula Deen, you can make some garlic bread and turn that slice of lasagna into a lasagna sandwich! Ingredients:

How To: Cook Chicken Tinola

Nothing beats eating a meal with soup, especially rice. So here comes my own version of chicken tinola. This one is among the favorite viands on a Filipinos meal, because of its tasty soup and also its meat and vegetable combination saves you time and fuel when cooking.

From the Mississippi Delta: Koolickles (AKA Kool-Aid Pickles)

For all pickle aficionados, apparently the combination of sour pickles and sweet Kool-Aid is surprisingly delectable. Popular in Mississippi, Kool-Aid drenched pickles are a popular treat coined Koolickles. Sound unappetizing? Don't knock it 'til you try it. The New York Times reports, "[Koolickles] have an arresting color that combines green and garnet, and a bracing sour-sweet taste that they owe to a long marinade in cherry or tropical fruit or strawberry Kool-Aid."

How To: Make garlic and cheese biscuits with Paula Deen

Now that Halloween has come and gone, it's officially the holiday season: In less than two months we'll faceroll our way through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. And as we all know, the holiday season is also the season of gluttony. While we advise you to limit your portion sizes and only have one serving of your favorite dishes this holiday season, we definitely don't think you should avoid good food.

How To: Open a coconut to drink the milk

In this tutorial, we learn how to open a coconut to drink the milk. To start, you will need to grab a large bowl and place the coconut over it. Then, use a knife to hit it with the blunt side. Hit all around the coconut until you have cut an even edge around the middle of the fruit. You can also use a coconut to beat the knife into the coconut to open it up. From here, you can pour the milk from the coconut into a large bowl. Then you can drink it or use it in a recipe, enjoy!

How To: Cut an onion without tearing up

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut an onion without tearing up. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. It is recommended that users use a large knife to cut the onion. Begin by peeling the skin off of the onion. Then cut off the bottom root in a circular cut to remove the bulb. This will prevent the onion from releasing the gases that cause eye tearing. Now finish by making vertical and horizontal slices to the onion. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy cooki...

How To: Roast a Greek-style Mediterranean fish

It's been proven in studies of areas with the longest living people that a Mediterranean diet full of vegetables, fish, and nuts makes for a long and healthy life. You can catch on to some of this wisdom by simply incorporating light and healthy foods like fish into your diet.

How To: Make tasty, gross looking "vomit cookies"

In this clip, learn how to make a surprisingly delicious recipe that is great for Halloween or April Fools Day. These "puke puddles" or "vomit cookies" spread out into a disgusting looking puddle and look like..well.. throw up. If you can stomach the sight of these little buggers, you will be glad you did, they taste great! This is a great activity to do with kids, too. Have fun!

How To: Make gravy from chicken or turkey fat or drippings

From Gills Fast & Healthy, a video on how to make gravy from chicken or turkey fat or drippings. Get advice from someone who has been in the restaurant and catering business for twenty-five years as a cook and chef. In this video, learn how to make a pan gravy from the fat of a chicken or turkey from chef, Gilbert Boyd.

How To: Make a crusty and crispy French bread

With a stand mixer, making bread has never been easier. So, if in the past, you've shied away from making bread because of its complicated process, you don't need to worry anymore, especially with this crusty French bread. But don't be fooled by the crisply baked (but delicious) crust, the inside is so soft it will melt in your mouth. Check out this full video recipe for crusty French bread.

How To: Make smoked trout guacamole

In this installment of the wildly popular Food Network program Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, Guy Fieri is in Cleveland to sample a smoked trout guacamole. This modern twist on the Mexican staple looks simply divine, and also not too challenging to make if you don't mind putting a little elbow grease into the mashing of the avocados.

How To: Make a delicious meat lovers wrap

Are you in college? Too lazy to make a proper meal? Too cheap or poor to go out to dinner? But, still have that sophisticated pallet, this video will show you exactly how to eat like rich person and make these delicious meat lover wraps to enjoy any night of week. Don't be afraid to enter the kitchen after watching this video you'll be eager to have dinner guest.

How To: Peel and devein shrimp for dummies

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to peel and devein a shrimp. Users will need a deveining tool. Insert the tool along the shrimp's backside away from the legs and push it towards the tail. The tool will remove both the shell and vein in one motion. If users don't have this tool, they can use a small knife or fork. Now run cold water over the shrimp meat to remove all traces of the shell and vein. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy cooking and would like to learn how to r...