Hot Food How-Tos

How To: Make scrambled egg quesadillas

In this video, Nancy teaches us how to make scrambled egg quesadillas. First, turn on your quesadilla maker and wait for it to heat up completely. Then, take a couple of eggs and stir them up in a small bowl. After this, pour the eggs in the quesadilla maker and add in any filings that you would like in your eggs. Close the top and allow the eggs to cook on the top and the bottom. When this is finished cooking, grab two tortilla shells and set them aside. Take the eggs out with a spatula, the...

How To: Crack crab legs and get the meat out in one piece

This video from the website What to Cook When shows us how to crack open the crab legs and get the meat out of them. Firstly starting with the cluster of legs, simply grab one of the legs and break it off of the cluster. Now simply grab the leg and starting with the joint, break it into half and pull it apart. Then take the middle section which you just broke and put your fingers right in the middle of that section, crack that one leg and then flip it over and crack it the other way. And once...

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: Eat green mangoes in the Vietnamese tradition

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly eat green mangoes the Vietnamese way. The ingredients you need are: washed cold green mangoes, a peeler, a plate, sugar, a spoon, a bowl, and fish sauce. First, peel your mango until it's all the way free of the skin and cut the mango into slices. Now, in your small bowl you will pour in fish sauce and add in sugar, then mix together. Now, you can dip your mangoes into the sauce and eat as much as you like! This is a delicacy in Vietnam and how they ...

How To: Make spicy octopus sushi

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make Spicy Octopus Sushi. You will need nori, rice, masago, scallions, spicy sauce, tempura flakes, wasabi, lettuce, avocado, octopus, a table spoon and a mixing bowl. You will first roll up two balls of sushi rice into 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap the balls with a third of a 1/2 sheet of nori. Close the ends with some rice to make the ends stick. Grab a small mixing container and spoon and add a small palm full of tempura to it. Add a few pinches...

How To: Make spicy salmon maki sushi rolls

Maki is a great Japanese sushi dish consisting of sushi and raw vegetables, wrapped in seaweed. Well, if you want to make your own maki at home, learn from a professional, like in this video. He'll teach you how to make the perfect spicy salmon maki sushi roll.

How To: Make homemade ice cream in a blender

This how to video describes how to create tasty ice cream in a home blender! First you gather your ingredients including anything you want in your ice cream. The video suggests you use: 2 cups of cream, 2 cups of milk, some vanilla, and half a cup of sugar. Using this base you can create a tasty vanilla ice cream! After that you simply blend it up for two minuets then stick it in the freezer and you are left with tasty delicious ice cream.

How To: Cook boneless pork loin chops

This video illustrate us how to cook boneless pork loin chops. Here are the following steps.Step 1: Take the pork and wash it properly with water and vinegar to remove smell from it.Step 2: Now mince the pork in the grinder to fine consistency.Step 3: add the spices of your choice to it along with curd and lemon juice and leave it to marinate for at least two to three hours.Step 4: Now take the marinated pork and shape it small ball .Step 5 : Flatten the balls and insert wooden sticks in it.S...

How To: Remove the vein from a prawn or shrimp

Check out this instructional cooking video that demonstrates an easy way to de-vein and peel a prawn or shrimp. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this cooking tutorial and learn the proper way to remove the vein from a pawn or shrimp. This is a matter of personal taste, as some people have no objection to eating them with the vein. All it entails is removing the vein that runs through the back of the pawn. De-vein your shrimp so it's ready to cook!

How To: Make coconut cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

Pat and Gina Neely show us how to make delicious coconut cupcakes with cream cheese coconut frosting. Start by mixing the butter and sugar together well. Then add the eggs, vanilla, coconut extract and buttermilk. In a separate bowl mix the cake flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, and finally some coconut flakes. Blend all the ingredients well but don’t overbeat.

How To: Use the Gold Medal X-15 Cotton Candy Floss machine

This video demonstrates how to make cotton candy using the Gold Medal X-15 machine. Plug in the three-prong chord in its own independent jack. Use a heavy duty three-prong extension cord if needed. Remove the clips from the net and spread the net around the inside of the pan, and clip it onto the sides of the pan in four places. Use commercially prepared floss mix, and carefully pour it into the spinner head while the machine is off. Cover the pan with the dome and turn the power on, setting ...

How To: Clean a coffee machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to clean a coffee machine. First, get the filter out of the machine. After this, run hot water through the coffee machine and let it drain out. Clean off all the instruments that are on the machine to get it completely clean. Then, you will want to run the steamer through to rinse out any impurities as well. After you have ran water out, run it through a couple more times. When finished, you can start to brew coffee and enjoy a more delicious and fresh cup than ...

How To: Make baked pecan French toast

USA Fire and Rescue's Video Recipes demonstrates how to make baked pecan French Toast. Throw the ingredients together the night before and then bake the French Toast in the oven in the morning. First, grab a mixing bowl and add four eggs, one cup of milk, 1/4 of a cup of sugar, 1/4 of a teaspoon of cinnamon and 1/2 of a teaspoon of vanilla. Whisk the ingredients together. Spray nonstick cooking oil onto a 9 x 13 inch casserole dish. Place six slices of Texas Toast in a single layer into a cas...

How To: Make beer steamed lobster tails

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make beer steamed lobster tails. For a meal viewers will need: bread potatoes, bread, beer and lobster tail. Steam up the beer and boil the lobster tail until it has a red colored shell. Once finished, serve the lobster tail with potato bread on each plate. The bread will be in the middle. The beer will be the beverage. Users may choose to add other treats or recipes to this meal. This is a typical dinner meal. This video will benefit those viewers...

How To: Make oatmeal raisin asparagus cookies

Jolene Sugarbaker of The Trailer Park Cooking Show has a crazy new recipe that she wants to share with everyone. It's called oatmeal raisin asparagus cookies. Sounds interesting? Jolene insists that they are delicious. Learn how to make these oatmeal raisin asparagus cookies by watching this episode. These cookies are filled with essential vitamins and nutrients that you can't get from just any cookie. Your guests will never be the wiser that these cookies even contain asparagus in them. Alth...

How To: Perfectly hard boil an egg

This video goes through the steps needed to cook a hard boiled egg. Firstly, you will need to boil some water in a saucepan. You can then add the egg and boil for exactly 7 minutes; this will give you a slightly soft egg. Then, drain the water off and toss the egg around in the pan, which will crack the shell. Add some cold water to the pan and let the egg cool down, until you can pick it up. An easy way of peeling the egg is to roll it between your hand and a hard surface; you will now be ab...

How To: Make ice cream out of natural fruits in a blender

Do you love to chow down on ice cream? Learn how to make your ice cream using all natural fruits by watching this video. Learn about the health benefits of eating this natural delight. All you need to make it is some of your favorite fruits, a little coconut, vanilla bean and a blender. Just follow the video's instructions and you will snap this together in no time. It is a healthy alternative to store bought ice cream and is an excellent snack for dieters.

How To: Make southern low country crab stew with Paula Deen

Fabulous and creamy, make this scrumptious low country carb stew. Follow along as Paula Deen shows you how to make it. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of Lady and Sons, a famous Savannah restaurant, is Food Network's resident southern chef. Step inside her kitchen and discover delicious food that's both uncomplicated and comforting, like this recipe. Watch how easy this low country crab stew is to prepare and c...