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How To: Make a double-crust apple pie

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a double-crust apple pie. First, bring apples, apple cider, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a boil in a pot. Then, add in a mixture of corn starch and apple cider. Mix this in, then set aside and let it cool while you make the dough. Roll your dough out and then place into the pie plate and pack down. Pour your apple mixture out into the center of the pie shell, then brush the excess dough with water so the top crust adheres better. Push the top cru...

How To: Open a stuck jar lid

Everyone has been daunted by a stuck jar lid at least once if their lives. If you're sure that you aren't dealing with a crossed thread and need a little extra grips to get that jar lid open, this video will show you how a rubber band can help you out.

How To: Make crispy popovers with a custard filling

If you haven't tried popovers then you haven't experienced an experience that's equivalent to having fireworks lighting up in your mouth. With the fluffiest crust ever that resembles a muffin top and a hollow center just big enough to fill with custard or chocolate, it combines doughy goodness with creamy sweetness in the center.

How To: Make a fig-stuffed pork loin with Mark Bittman

In order to get your "five a day," or five a day of fruits and vegetables, you should incorporate these foods into everything you make to eat. So for instance, adding a cup of spinach into your turkey and swiss sandwich is one serving of vegetables that you won't even notice, while this recipe, which incorporates figs, gives you yet another serving.

How To: Cook bacon on an electric stovetop

In this video, we learn how to make bacon on an electric stove top. First, having a large cast iron skillet will give you the best results when set on low then heat up to high. Add grease into the pan to heat that up as well. Next, add in some thick pepper bacon and sear the bacon. After the bacon has sat for a few seconds, flip the strips over and cover the pan with a lid. Covering it will help keep the temperature even throughout the pan. Leave the cover on for about 10 minutes, and check t...

How To: Knead bread dough by hand

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to knead bread dough by hand. Kneading is the key to creating a perfect dough. This allows the dough to stretch and rise as the yeast grows. Kneading determines how your bread will turn out. If you have a mixer with a dough hook, use it for kneading. But, it more traditional to knead the dough by hand. To start, put some flour on your hand and sprinkle a little on the kneading surface to prevent the dough from sticking. Next, pat the dough in to ...

How To: Make kefir ginger ale

In this video, we learn how to make homemade Kefir Ginger Ale. First, you will need a 2 qt jar of filtered water and add in 1/4 c of honey into it. Mix this together until it's combined and the water is a yellow color. Now add in milk kefir grains that have been soaked in ginger. Next you will add ginger and tumrick that have been chopped up and add into the jar. Also add a squirt of lemon and lime, as well as a piece of coral calcium. Place the top back onto the jar and let it sit for at lea...

How To: Make distilled water on the stove

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make distilled water. Begin by pouring some water into a kettle pot and heat it at medium temperature. Then make a hole in the side of a plastic cup and insert a tube into the hole. Now cover the top of the cup with plastic wrap and insert the tube from the cup to the kettle pot spout. Seal the gaps in the spout with some paper towels. Leave the cup for several minutes to steam. Then take off the plastic wrap and wait 10-15 minutes for the water. T...

How To: Cook a whole roast chicken in the oven

In this video, we learn how to cook a whole chicken in the oven. First, preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Now, take your chicken out of the package and rinse it off in the sink, removing the insides. Now, pat dry the chicken and put on a roasting pan. Add pepper, garlic salt, paprika, oregano, lemon and olive oil to season the chicken. Make sure to rub the chicken thoroughly and soak it in the seasoning. Now you will place the chicken into the oven and cook it for one hour with aluminum foil 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: Cook a butternut squash

In this video, you will be taught how to cook a butternut squash. Before the demonstration, you will learn a bit about the nutrition of the squash itself. You will learn how to cut, clean and prepare the squash, which is actually a lot easier than it seems. Then, you will be guided through a demonstration of how to cook the squash. After it is cooked, you will see one way to prepare the squash for eating, in this case with butter and cinnamon. Tips and ideas are given on other ways you can pr...

How To: Cook whole grain quinoa

This video demonstrates two easy ways to cook quinoa. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is one of the healthiest whole grains you can eat. It is a natural source of protein containing nine of the essential amino acids. Quinoa has been around for thousands of years and is now cultivated in South America.

How To: Cook Greek-style green beans with tomato

Sue Radd teaches the secrets to cook Greek style beans with tomato in simple steps. First cut the top and tail of your beans and clean them nicely with water. Now nicely chop a big onion and slice thinly some garlic. Now add some oil in a pressure cooker and add the onions and garlic when the oil is warm. Add some fresh black pepper, mix them well and add the green beans to it. Now mix some tomato paste with water rand add them to the beans. Add some diced tomatoes, mix everything well and co...

How To: Portion a beef tenderloin

BBQTalk shows how to properly portion a whole beef tenderloin. Your beef tenderloin may come already trimmed, but you may have to trim away most of the sinewy silver skin and outside fat yourself. After cutting away the fat and silver skin, a lengthwise natural cut called the cap will be revealed. This cut should come away by hand easily with minimal cutting. This cut is ideal for beef tips and stir frying after trimming. Turn the tenderloin over and trim away any extra fat or silver skin on ...

How To: Make eel sauce

Eel sauce, or kabayaki sauce, is a thick, sweet Japanese sauce commonly served as a dipping sauce for Japanese seafood dishes. This eel sauce recipe is quick and easy... as well as delicious.

How To: Make creamy halibut pie, or fish pie

Make a hungry belly pleased with this recipe by chef, Simon Rimmer for creamy fish pie. In this cooking video, Rimmer makes a luscious Halibut pie with additional prawns and mini capers, the pie being topped with a layer of crisp sweet potatoes... Perfect for fall!

How To: Deep fry a turkey for crispy skin

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.

How To: Cook scrambled eggs with bacon and oysters

In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, makes scrambled eggs with bacon and oysters. This special recipe from the dining section of the news paper is also called The Hangtown Fry. Grab your fresh eggs, oysters and smoked bacon for this simple dish.