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How To: Make cheese crisps with deli-sliced provolone

In this tutorial, Karen Solomon from CHOW shows us how to make homemade cheese crisps from deli-sliced provolone cheese. All you need is a spatula, deli-sliced provolone cheese and a pan over heat! First, heat your pan over medium-high heat, grab your cheese and place it into the center of the pan. Once it's bubbly and brown around the edges you can turn it over with the spatula and cook the other side until it's golden brown as well. When finished, place onto a paper towel so the grease can ...

News: Whats Happen if You Mix Red Bull & Milk?

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.

How To: Make a VW beetle cake with buttercream

In this video, we learn how to make a VW beetle cake with buttercream. First, you will need to apply the buttercream icing onto the top of your cake and the sides. After this, you will pile on the other cakes to this with more icing inside of each layer. Then, you will start to cut the cake and it into the shape of the car that you want to make. Use an outline so you can follow it while you are making it so you know exactly how it is formed. Next, you will add in the parts for the wheels, the...

How To: Make a creamy coleslaw with a food processor

Can you imagine anybody who doesn't like coleslaw? In restaurants, it's one of the most popular sides to any meal. It's also the most popular salad topping. And it's not hard to make at all, especially with a food processor. You can prepare delicious slaw right at home, for the whole family. Check out this video recipe for creamy cole slaw from Chef Hubert Keller.

How To: Prepare and clean fresh snow crab

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...

How To: Split and clean rock shrimp

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to split and clean rock shrimp. The rock shrimp looks similar to the regular shrimp, except it has a hard outer shell. Begin by taking off the head of the rock shrimp. Now take a knife and cut down the middle of the shrimp to open the shell. Users may also use scissors to cut. Cut straight down into the back and crack it open. Take the vein out and remove the meat from the shell. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy eating seafood and would...

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 Dr. Pepper grilled pork chops

This is a video describing how to make Dr. Pepper grilled pork chops. The first thing is the pork chops are marinated in a plastic bag with rosemary, Dr. Pepper, olive oil, salt and pepper, rum, and honey. Finally a tablespoon of chopped garlic is added. The pork chop should be marinated for an hour. He then makes some coleslaw. He slices the onion, adding cabbage, carrots and dried cherries. he then adds red wine vinegar and whole grain mustard, a touch of olive oil and salt and pepper. He t...

How To: Dry basil and tarragon without them turning brown

Drying herbs using this method works well for herbs like basil, mint and tarragon. Herbs that don't have the fleshy body like sage Drying herbs like tarragon can be a bit trickier than fleshy herbs like sage. Tarragon is said to be great for your blood pressure and is a wonderful addition to things like soups and stews. Its also adds wonderful freshness to an early morning omelet. After a rough chop and time to dry, these herbs will hold their color and flavor until you are ready to use them....

How To: Cut soft, fresh cheese

Slicing soft, fresh cheeses, like chevre, can become a sticky mess. The cheese either clings to the knife or crumbles into an unwieldy pile. To get perfect slices every time, head to the medicine cabinet and grab the dental floss. Wrap the floss (use unwaxed and unflavored) around your fingers and then use to slice through the cheese. Floss works for slicing cheesecake, too.

How To: Don't Buy Vitamin Water—Make Your Own Healthier Version at Home Without All That Sugar

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...

How To: This Is Quite Possibly the Best Meal-On-A-Stick Ever Invented

The gold standard of great foods on a stick is reserved for honey battered corn dogs and shish kabob (which is surprisingly spelled just like it sounds). But when I saw this absolutely amazing concoction of breakfast food combined with the queen of meats, I fell in love. Now, if you are looking at this picture and still don't know what it is, you are definitely not a chicken and waffles fan, otherwise you would have figured it out right away. I mean, what else goes well with syrup-drenched wa...

News: How to Cut Pizza Rolls the Right Way

In this video, I show you the better way to cut pizza rolls. My son Eston and I love pizza rolls. I always cut them up for him so they cool off faster, also so they're smaller bites. I was always annoyed with how much stuff fell out of the pizza rolls when I cut them. So I figured out a better way…using a scissors!

How To: Cook food fast using an IMUSA pressure cooker

Have a delicious stew recipe you'd like to make, but want to cut the cooking time in half? Then, pressure cookers are perfect for you. Actually, pressure cookers can heat up a nice soup or goulash three times faster than regular cooking times! If this sounds good to you, then you need one of these suckers. And if you're lucky enough to own a IMUSA brand pressure cooker, this video with Chef George Duran will give you the tips and tricks to mastering your IMUSA pressure cooker.

How To: Cook country style green beans

In this video, we learn how to cook country style green beans. To start, you will need to purchase two cans of green beans, it doesn't matter what style you buy, whatever you like. From here, pour the green beans and all the liquid into a sauce pan. Now, add in 1 tbsp oil (whatever kind you like) into the pan along with one packet of Goya ham flavored seasoning. This will season your dish as if 1/4 lb of smoked country ham has been added. Sprinkle this in and then heat it up and stir. When fi...

How To: Cook your green beans so they keep their color

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...

How To: Truss a chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to truss a chicken. First, you will tear the head off the chicken and then fold the wings to the back of it. From here, you will tie a string around the chicken so that the legs are tied together. Make sure you have the chicken tied as tight as possible so it's narrow and keeps the juices cooking inside. Bring the string around to the back of the chicken and then tie the final knot in the back. Once finished, you can season your chicken and cut the excess string...

How To: Clean a coffee machine milk frother

This video tutorial is in the Food category which will show you how to clean a Coffee Machine Milk Frother on Katarina. Take a jug with about 400 ml of water and pour about 50 ml of the cleaning liquid in it. Mix it and put the frother pipe in the jug and turn on the frother as if you were frothing milk. Run the entire mixture through the frother and thereafter run some clear water through the frother to remove the remnants of the cleaning agent from inside the frother. Repeat this process af...

How To: Make garlic shrimp just like the Oahu food trucks

Hawaii is definitely a beautiful place, and a popular vacation destination. But if you are a foodie, you know that the best part about Hawaii is the food! And in Oahu, the locals know that the best stuff is the garlic shrimp that you can get at the food trucks. But instead of going out and buying a plane ticket to Hawaii, let chef Jason Hill take you through the steps in making your own!