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How To: Make a Hawaiian sushi roll

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.

How To: Make raw muesli

Karen Knowler, The Raw Food Coach, demonstrates how to make a wonderfully filling raw muesli. Start with a cereal bowl. Coarsely chop and add two or three varieties of nuts of your choosing. In this instance, Karen adds hazelnuts, almonds and brazil nuts. She then adds cut dried apricots, dates and raisins. Blend together with your hands. Now, add fresh fruit of choice. Bananas, blueberries, raspberries and apples are good picks. Stir to blend and finally, pour almond milk to taste over all. ...

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: Prepare leeks for soups

Leek's are related to the onion family. They are sweet like onions when they are cooked, but unlike onions make your eyes water when you cut them, they have long straight white stalks with tough green leaves. Select white fresh stalks with bright looking green leaves, and avoid damage. To prepare the soup cut the stalk of the green leaf and reserve them to make stock and trim the surface of the base.Under running water cut the leek for two halves and wash thorughly between the layers. Slice t...

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: Make cotton candy using a cotton candy machine

In this video, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. You will need: cotton candy machine, cone, and flavored sugar. A Gold Medal Mega Breeze cotton candy machine will work best for this recipe. First, add in your sugar to the middle of the cotton candy machine and twist the spinner head to get the sugar evenly in the head. Next, turn on the motor switch and turn on the heat switch. Grab your cotton candy cone and catch the cotton candy with the cone as it comes out of...

How To: Cook a ribeye steak in 1 minute with Gordon Ramsay

According to Gordon Ramsey there are only a few but very important steps to take when cooking a rib eye steak.The first thing to remember is that the tools and seasonings are almost as important as the main dish.You should pick out ingredients that are as fresh as possible such as rosemary,olive oil,salt,pepper,garlic and butter.You can let god quality tools like a knife and griddle do most of your work for you.And lastly you should choose a quality side dish like artichokes to make your rib ...

How To: Make a matcha green tea cappuccino

This tea recipe is great for those of you who enjoy green tea and cappuccino. Watch this HowTo video as our Japanese host demonstrates how to make a matcha cappuccino using a matcha tea mixture. This beverage recipe is a great combination of green tea and coffee.

How To: Cook pig's head

Chris Cosentino, executive chef of Incanto and founder of Boccalone, loves to use cuts of offal in his cuisine. Here, Chris uses a razor, a blowtorch, and a carving knife to butcher a whole pig’s head, which he uses to make porchetta di testa (a salami made from the meat and skin from a pig’s head). Squeamish viewers beware: It gets graphic.

How To: Make an edible Jell-O human brain for Halloween

Interested in making an edible Jell-O brain? With the right tools and proper ingredients, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own hello brains, watch this video guide.

How To: Cut cucumbers for use in sushi

This video explains how to cut cucumbers when you're using them in sushi. Begin by peeling the cucumber. Cut off both the ends then cut it right down the middle so you have two pieces. Hold the cucumber in one hand and skin it with the other hand. This is to be done in one, long, slow, rotating motion. The knife needs to be moving up and down the whole time while you are cutting extremely thin. This requires a lot of patience and time. It is very important to not rush through this. When you g...

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: Dry age a steak

Dry aged steak is a chophouse specialty; but you don't have to go to a fancy restaurant to get this yummy meal. This video will show you how to recreate the superior flavor of real dry-aged steak at home.

How To: Make Pakistani style potato egg curry

Try a wonderful potato and egg curry that is made in the style of Pakistani cooking. This colorful curry does not take very long to make and is full of spice and is very filling without using meat because of the potato and eggs.

How To: Make Indian masala egg paratha

Looking for a hearty and healthy weekend breakfast idea? Look no further, we have a great egg recipe for you. This wonderful Indian recipe for masala egg paratha is perfect. Watch this how to video and learn how make this egg paratha for your breakfast.

How To: Make Filipino spicy adidas (chicken feet)

Spicy adidas is a Filipino dish using fried chicken feet and black beans. This video will demonstrate how to cook, combine and season all the ingredients to make some really Filipino cuisine. Chicken feet might seem a little out of the normal ingredient range for some people but just about anything is good fried, so grab some feet and start cooking.

How To: Make a crunchy shrimp sushi roll

This video shows you how to make a crunchy shrimp sushi roll. The first step is to roll out the rise of a stick roller. You then lay seaweed down over the rice and add the type of meat of your choice to the roll. You then use the roller to compress all of the content together correctly. You then cut the roll into 16 identical pieces to complete the procedure. This instructor has many other videos on similar ways to make this type of sushi.

Make Great Depression meals: Dandelion salad

94-year-old Clara shares economical and delicious meals from Depression-era American homes. This episode: Dandelion Salad! Dig up dandelions and discard flowers, roots and dead leaves. Soak in clean water and rinse 3 times. Repeat twice more, if necessary. Dry leaves once they are clean. Arrange leaves in bowl. Pour lemon juice and olive oil over leaves. Mix salad with a spoon or your hands. Enjoy! Follow Clara's instructions and you will have a fresh, delicious and very economical salad stra...

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