A trip to any grocery store's produce section will quickly reveal that bananas are often picked from the tree well before their prime—which is necessary for them to arrive at our local store without going bad. In fact, bananas are refrigerated en route to our supermarkets in o ...more
Other than something you can place on the floor as an ironic reference to a bygone era when a banana peel fall was considered to be the height of comedic gold, banana peels have many weirdly useful applications for your beauty regimen, the maintenance of your leather couch, th ...more
Ethylene is an invisible, odorless, naturally occurring gas that aids in the ripening process of fruit. As a fruit produces more ethylene, it begins to create enzymes which help break down cell walls and starches, making the fruit softer and sweeter over time. If it weren't fo ...more
Let's face it, not every logophile is addicted to Scrabble. Without the use of a timer, Scrabble can be a pretty slow game. Even in clubs and tournaments where the standard time limit is 25 minutes per person for a two-player game. Now, take away time restrictions and add two ...more
The war on dehydration is a commercially burgeoning marketplace. An increasingly sophisticated consumer population hoping to conquer everything from 26-mile marathons to vodka shots is deconstructing every functional remedy in the fight to quell the effects of severe dehydrati ...more
Eggs are incredibly important to cooks, and not just because they're tasty and a complete protein (many erratic genius/artist types make a point of eating an egg or two for breakfast). Yes, they are great when perfectly poached, scrambled, hard-boiled, and even scram-boiled, b ...more
Mold making is pretty thrilling—the ability to replicate objects right down to every little crack and crevice seems like something only a machine would be able to do. But in many cases creating a replica from a mold is surprisingly simple. Found on Tasteologie, La Receta de la ...more
Shed pounds with the Morning Banana Diet, the weight loss program that’s so big in Japan, it’s caused banana shortages! You will need: bananas will power No guarantee you will lose weight with this diet.
Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to extract DNA from a banana. This is a great science experiment for students and kids to perform by following the simple step by step instructions outlined in this science tutorial video. Extract real DNA from a ...more
Instead of using that banana to make another how to put on a condom video, learn how to remove CD scratches with it.
This wood polishing trick might seem a tad crazy, but if you watch the how to video you can see that it works. Watch it and polish your home wood furniture with a banana. It is an eco-friendly alternative to any aerosol wood polish out there. Yes even rotten bananas work.
This turon (banana lumpia) is one of my favorite meriendas (light meals), and it's so easy to make, even a child can do it! It's a must try, especially if you can't think about something to cook. So, for all the diehard banana fans, this is for you. Warning Applicable to pla ...more
Inspired by that age-old classic game about warfare on a miniature scale, Worms, The Banana Bong was a hit with stoners and gamers alike. Watch this video to learn how to use this fruit-based marijuana smoking paraphernalia. You will need pot and a banana.
Don’t throw out that banana peel—or that overly ripe banana. Put them to good use around your house instead. Step 1: Shine your shoes Rub the inside of a banana peel on anything made of leather—shoes, pocketbooks, jackets. Then wipe away the residue and buff with a lint-free ...more
I'm a sucker for snacks. The way I see it, why not eat throughout the day, when you can eat throughout the day? Snacks come in all shapes and sizes, but the best ones fit these criteria: they're packed with flavor, they're not horrible for you, and they're easy to make. Enter ...more
In this video, we learn how to open a banana like a monkey. First, take your banana and grasp it in your hand. Now, flip the banana upside down so you have the part without the stem. Push the bottom together at the tip until you see the banana in the skin. Now, it should be l ...more
You don't have to be a monkey to go bananas over these bananas. After all, these bananas look real and can be used as a fun dining room table centerpiece - just make sure to tell your friends not to try and eat them!
In order to prepare a pomegranate banana fruit smoothie, you will need the following ingredients: bananas, pomegranates, water, ice cubes, limes, and apple. Slice open a pomegranate. Remove the seeds. Place the seeds in a bowl. Peel a banana. Cut it into chunks. Place the ban ...more
You have had fried banana and ice cream at restaurant before. Now try this recipe to learn how to make it at home. Watch and learn how to make this super easy dessert. Ingredients for hot banana with ice cream: Butter 3 firm bananas Your favorite ice cream
This video from Betty's Kitchen is a demonstration of how to cook deep fried sweet banana peppers which are popular in restaurants. She shows how to clean the peppers by cutting off the top, cutting around the core from the top, and pulling out the core. Cut the pepper in half ...more
Baron Brunton and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a Crazy Banana Mama cocktail -- A tropical Caribbean cocktail -- just like mama used to make! Go bananas and give it a try. Mix amaretto, gold rum, cream, and a banana to make this drink. Make a Crazy Banana Mama cocktail. Cli ...more
Flowers may be beautiful, but they're not usually appetizing. Sure, nasturtiums are hip in fancy restaurants, but they're primarily used as a garnish. Granted, fried squash blossoms are incredible, but the point remains: flowers are usually reserved for looking at, not mastica ...more
Bananas are a hard sell sometimes when it comes to the kitchen. If you're not eating it straight up, you might not be getting the full effect. That's why a lot of recipes fail when they include bananas, but not this one. This one's a keeper. A family recipe to be saved forever ...more
Dana and Fabian explain how to put a condom on a banana. The video explains the importance to safe condom habits and walks you through the proper condom technique.
This video answers the question "does cleaning your CDs or DVDs with a banana work?". First, take a freshly cut piece of banana and rub it in circles on the disk gently. Rub it well for about two minutes. Then, take the peel and rub the inside of the banana peel in circles on ...more
Dutch designer Anneke Jakobs created this recycled Chiquita banana box chandelier while a student at the Utrecht School of Product Design. Cheap, thrifty, and eco-friendly, the Chiquita Chandelier is a great concept. Anneke encourages viewers to create one for themselves, or ...more
Whether you're a fan of the creamy, soft texture of bananas or not, banana cream pies generally make everyone a banana fan with its luscious whipped topping and gently souffled center. Learn how to bake one of these pies yourself by watching this episode of "The Martha Stewar ...more
Paula shares her decadent recipe for bananas foster French toast. Try Paula's Home Cooking recipe for rich banana French toast. Everyone will love this fruity twist on the classic French toast recipe. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jam ...more
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This be a little challenging for beginner balloon sculptors, but if you have some skills, then twisting this monkey balloon animal should be a cinch! The Balloon Bandit shows you how to twist your balloons into this wonderful and kid-friendly primate. you'll need 6 balloons fo ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a facial mask for oily/dry skin with natural ingredients. First, take a bowl and place a half of a banana in it, smash the banana in the bowl until it makes a paste. Now, take a 1/2 of a lemon and squeeze the juice into the bowl. After you m ...more
This video gives tips on how to keep a banana from ripening too quickly. Bananas are popular because they're inexpensive, they're tasty and they are relatively easy to get locally. The banana in the demonstration has a few brown spots but is reasonably fresh. A fresh banana wi ...more
Bananagrams. Why would a wod game be called Bananagrams? Well, maybe because all of the game tiles are held inside a banana (no, not a real one). This gives you a brief description of how to play the Scrabble-style word game. Fun, high-speed, and competitive.
Banana bread has always been a favourite treat whether it was fresh from nanna's oven or from the local bakery. The addition of Mars Bars or another one of your favourite chocolate bars can be a great addition for the kids as long as they eat their vegetables first. This is a ...more
I've had a thing against bananas ever since Mario Kart; not only do I believe it's the worst weapon in the game, but it's also a very funny-looking food. Nevertheless, bananas are a great source of potassium, and I can't overlook that. But bananas are fragile, so you have to ...more
Ingredients 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 large or 3 medium bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla Optional: 1/2 cup raisins and/or nuts (walnuts or pecans work well!) and/or ch ...more
Want to learn how to play Jack Johnson on the guitar? With this two part tutorial you can learn how to play "Banana Pancakes" by Jack Johnson on the acoustic guitar. This version is a simplified version of the song and is not exactly how Jack Johnson plays it. This lesson is g ...more
You buys bananas, but you never seem to eat them because by the time you get your banana craving, they've morphed into soft gooey black apparatus of evil. If you're bananas are blackening quicker than you can scarf them down, next time, slow down the ripening process by separa ...more
Learn to perform a Jiu Jitsu Banana Split leg submission. This is a submission for grappling not self defense. It attacks the groin by pulling the muscles apart.
This tutorial video will teach you to make a banana chiffon cake. The ingrediants of this cake are: 1-banana, 6-white eggs, 4-yolks, 175g-sugar, 70cc-salad oil, 25cc-water, a pinch of salt, 2 spoons-baking powder, 140g-flour, and vanilla oil.
Its always fun to make smoothie that are less expensive than those sold at smoothie shops. Watch this how to video to learn how to make a simple yet very delicious summer fruit smoothie. Some of the ingredients for this strawberry and banana smoothie are: strawberries, bananas ...more
Love to eat but can't cook? Watch this cooking how-to video tutorial to learn a quick and simple dessert. Watch as out hosts show you how to make banana's foster. Ingredients: * 1/4 cup (Â½ stick) butter * 1 cup brown sugar * 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon * 1/4 cup banana liqueur * 4 ...more
In this how-to video Chef Jason Hill hows you how to make a moist banana bread. This banana recipe is sure to please your entire family. You can turn it into a banana nut bread recipe by simply adding about a cup of gourmet black walnuts. For this recipe you will need: all pu ...more
In this acoustic guitar video lesson, brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz will teach you how to play "Banana Pancakes" by Jack Johnson. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the progression of the chords used in the song, breaking down each part of the song ...more
How to do the sliced banana magic trick! Fool your friends and be the life of the party with this awesome magic trick! This video will show you how to cut a banana before you even peel it! All that you will need for this cool trick is a needle and a banana. Video: . Step 1: Ge ...more
Impress your friends by cooking this Malaysian classic. Top chef Mark Read leads you step by step through the recipe so you can't go wrong. Sample this Fish Wrapped in Banana Leaf recipe. Cook fish wrapped in banana leaf. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Prank someone by making a pre-sliced banana that will fall to pieces when someone unpeels it. They'll have no idea you've already tampered with the fruit for this prank. You'll need a needle and some time to covertly slice the banana while it's still unpeeled. This is a great ...more
Instead of throwing out bananas that become overripe, you can use them to make fresh banana bread. Learn how to make this simple yet delicious treat. You will need sugar, vegetable oil, egg, bananas, flour, salt and baking soda. The bananas should be very, very ripe -- almost ...more
Deep-fried bananas are good for snacks between meal time. These Thai treats calm down the violence of hunger, and eliminates the tensions of the day. For this recipe, you will need coconut milk, rice flour, tapioca flour, salt, sugar, water, sesame seeds, and banana or even sw ...more
So you like performing tricks on your friends? Why not try this trick - it's the best way to have fun with a banana. Do the world's best banana trick. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean their shoes with a banana. The materials required are: a banana, dirty shoes and a soft cloth. Begin by peeling the banana. Users will only need the skin, so eat the banana. Rub the banana skin all around the dirty shoes. The ...more
shit in an empty banana peel then super glue it shut, set up a banana eating contest where you have to be blindfolded and finish the bananas as fast as you can. then place the shitty banana in the bunch that you have to eat
There are a lot of different fruit smoothie recipes out there. This particularly delicious-looking recipe includes the traditional smoothie fruits strawberries, bananas, and oranges, with a bit of lime and salt to give it a bit of a kick that many of the other recipes out ther ...more
Watch this instructional video to learn how to make chocolate bananas. All you need are bananas and chocolate. Not only is this incredibly quick and easy, but it is extremely tasty.
This at home beverage-making tutorial shows how to make flavored schnapps, both banana and toffee, out of vodka or any strong, unflavored alcohol. Watch this simple how-to video and never go to the store to buy pre-flavored schnapps again.
Make a vodka Jello shot inside a sealed banana! We will show you how to use osmotic pressure to gel the inside of a banana. This also works as a great magic trick for your next party. Get a Jello shot inside a banana. Click through to watch this video on instructables.com
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold paper bananas Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper bananas. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructi ...more
Homemade banana ice cream is very simple to make. Sprinkle coffee on top of your banana ice cream for a tastier treat. Watch this how to video to learn how it is done. For this ice cream recipe you will need: frozen bananas, butter milk, and sweeter. Enjoy!
Learn how to make Kluay Buat Chee, Thai banana with coconut milk. This Thai dessert is simple and easy to make. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make kluay buat chee, banana with coconut milk, from Thai chef Kai.
In this video, the instructor shows us how to make a homemade honey and banana facial mask. First, you want to make sure your hair is all the way pulled back and out of your face. Also, make sure your face is clean. Peel your banana and chop it into pieces, place into a bowl. ...more