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How To : Make banana bread & use up old bananas

Baking this loaf is a tasty way to use up those overly ripe bananas. You Will Need * 1½ c. all-purpose flour * 1 tsp. baking soda * 1 tsp. baking powder * ¼ tsp. salt * 2 large eggs * 1 c. sugar * ½ c. vegetable oil * 3 to 4 bananas, mashed (1½ cups) * 1 tsp. vanilla * A metal ...more

How To : Make Indian peanut and raisin cookies

Learn how to make these yummy Indian peanut and raisin cookies. Start with butter, 100 grams of sugar, and some honey. Mix the three ingredients in a bowl. Take some peanuts, finely ground, and mix them into the bowl with the other ingredients. Mix the peanuts thoroughly into ...more

How To : Keep your microwave oven clean

This video demonstrates different ways of cleaning your microwave oven. Cleaning your oven is a very simple and easy task.1.Mix equal parts of baking soda and water. This acts a very mild creamy abrasive and the baking soda helps in deodorizing the oven. Dip a paper towel/rag ...more

How To : Make chocolate chip cookies, step-by-step

To make chocolate chip cookies you will need flour, baking soda, salt, butter, white sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, eggs, chocolate chips, a small and large mixing bowl, a measuring cup, a stirring spoon, a baking sheet pan, and an oven. First, preheat your oven to 375 d ...more

How To : Make your own fruit & vegetable wash

In this tutorial, learn how to wash your fruit and vegetables with a DIY mixture you can make in your kitchen. Wash your fruit and vegetables with this environmentally friendly and economical mixture. You Will Need: • Fruits and vegetables • 1 c. distilled white vinegar • 1 t ...more

How To : Bake charming chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Cookies are the perfect dessert— compact, charming and never cloying— and chocolate chip cookies win the championship. But add a little oatmeal and there's a new winner in the cookie cutter world of desserts. Check out the recipe for these scrumptious chocolate chip oatmeal co ...more

How To : Make Homemade Carrot Cake

Don't buy a carrot cake from the store—make a delicious one right in your own kitchen with your own two hands. A homemade carrot cake is always more appreciated and enjoyable than a store-bought one. So try this recipe out! This gorgeous carrot cake boasts three layers. The va ...more

How To : Sterilize a Sponge

In this tutorial, we learn how to sterilize a sponge with Debbie Anderson. Over time, your sponge can collect a lot of different bacteria, so sterilizing it is very important. You will need: baking soda, vinegar, measuring cups, rubber gloves, and a microwave. First, place a s ...more

How To : Clean your basement

Clean your basement like a champ. The hardest part of cleaning a basement is working around all that stuff you’ve stuck down there. This game plan will help. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean your basement. You Will Need * Sponges, both natural and nylon ...more

How To : Battle dog odor in your home

Sometimes as a pet owner it is difficult to keep your home clean and smelling fresh. In this Housekeeping how-to video the Dog Channel offers five tips to battle dog odor in your home. Follow these five tips and have your home smelling fresh. 1. Clean up your dog’s accidents ...more

How To : Make Ginger Cookies with Hubert Keller

These ginger cookies are known for their rich, strong flavor resulting from the combination of spices like cinnamon, ginger, and cardamom. If you are one of those people who prefers their cookies...well, uncooked...feel free to skip the last few steps. The dough might just be ...more

News : Making Low Fat Blueberry Pancakes

Very easy recipe for vegan blueberry pancakes. No eggs, refined sugar or anything like that... and tons of blueberries! Tips Using a non-stick skillet will make these a lot easier to cook! If you don't have any unsweetened apple sauce in the house, you can add in a bit more ...more

How To : Make caciotta fritter pastries

In order to prepare Caciotta Fritter Pastries, you will need the following ingredients: aged caciotta, 3 eggs, 2 T Parmesan Reggiana, salt, course ground pepper, flour, butter, water, baking soda, and olive oil. Heat oil in a pot on the stove. Slice the cheese. Grate 4 ounces ...more

How To : Treat a mosquito bite

Don't let the fear of those red, itchy mosquito bites keep you from enjoying the outdoors this summer. Even if your mosquito repellant doesn't work and you end up getting bitten there are some easy household items that will alleviate any discomfort. Mosquito bites are very co ...more

How To : Grow garlic in your home garden

Garlic is good for you and adds great flavor to your cooking. Add this versatile plant to your garden this fall and in no time at all you'll be pulling up fantastic cloves of fresh, home grown garlic that you can use and share with your neighbors. If you’re looking to spice u ...more

How To : Smell good naturally

Ever wanted to know how to smell good naturally with natural elements? You can save the earth without offending those around you when you go au natural. You Will Need: • A shower • Plant-based soaps • Natural food • Clean water • Wheat grass • Red radish juice • A lime ...more

How To : Make homemade biscuits

What's better than a biscuit hot from the oven? Make a batch tonight with this easy recipe. You Will Need * 3 c. all-purpose flour * 1½ tbsp. sugar * 1 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. baking powder * ½ tbsp. salt * ½ tsp. baking soda * 1½ sticks chilled unsalted butter, cut into ¼-inch piec ...more

How To : Make easy cornbread

Enjoy this tasty treat anytime with this fast and foolproof recipe. You Will Need * 1 c. all-purpose flour * 2/3 c. yellow cornmeal * 1 tsp. baking powder * ½ tsp. baking soda * 1 tsp. salt * 1/3 c. sugar * 1 c. well-shaken buttermilk * 2 large eggs * 1 stick unsalted butter, ...more

How To : Get rid of bad breath with home remedies

If your morning breath lasts all day, it might be time to take action. You Will Need * Citrus fruit * 2 tsp. baking soda * 2 sprigs parsley * 2-3 cloves * Black or green tea * Water or fruit juice (optional) Step 1 Eat citrus fruit and other foods high in vitamin C to prevent ...more

How To : Whiten teeth naturally

Having less-than-brilliant teeth doesn't have to mean a trip to the dentist or a whitening kit. Try this all-natural remedy instead. Watch this video to learn how to whiten teeth naturally. You Will Need * Baking soda * Hydrogen peroxide * Bowl * Toothbrush * Plastic wrap * ...more

How To : Remove stains from upholstered furniture

Make your upholstered furniture look like new again by getting out spots and stains. Learn how to remove stains from upholstered furniture with this how to video. You Will Need * Clean, white cloths * Dishwashing liquid * Rubbing alcohol * Baking soda or cornstarch * A vacuum ...more

How To : Remove stains from wood furniture

Learn how to remove stains from wood furniture. Make your wood furniture look like new again by getting out rings and spots. You Will Need * Clean, white cloths * Baking soda * Plain white toothpaste * White sponges or cloths * White vinegar * Hydrogen peroxide * A clean to ...more

How To : Bake heart healthy chewy cinnamon oat cookies

Here is a recipe for heart healthy chewy cinnamon oatmeal cookies made with canola oil. This cookie recipe is a great way to incorporate healthy fats into your family's diet. Watch this cooking how to video to learn how to make these chewy oat and cinnamon cookies. Cookie Ing ...more

How To : Bake whole wheat banana but bread

Banana nut bread is a delicious breakfast or snack option. The whole wheat flour used in this recipe makes it even a better and healthier choice. Look out for the tangy cranberries! Watch this how-to video to get the recipe for banana nut bread. Ingredients: Whole Wheat Flour ...more

How To : Bake vegan chocolate cake

Prepare this yummy easy vegan chocolate cake which serves 8. It only takes 15 minutes to prep and 45 minutes to bake. A very simple cake made with items already in your cupboard. Be ready to shock your non-vegan friends! 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar ¼ cup cocoa pow ...more

How To : Make Black Snake Fireworks With & Without Fire

In this video, I'll be showing you how classic black snakes work and how to make them at home. There are actually two methods covered in the video — one that uses fire and one that does not. So just choose the one that fits best for your situation. Video: . Black Snake Version ...more

Trash Talk : 5 Food Scraps You Should Not Be Throwing Away

A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more

How To : Make Your Own LUSH Bath Bombs at Home

It has become a popular and must-have beauty essential—the bath bomb. Not only does it bring an aromatic and calming feel to bath time, but it also leaves your skin soft and will make you smell wonderful for a whole week! Vasseur Beauty—a bonafide YouTube beauty guru—with hel ...more

How To : 10 Ways to Whiten Clothes Without Using Any Bleach

Whites are the hardest color to keep looking bright and new after just a few months' time. Your sweat and oils quickly become stains, and colors from other clothes will eventually bleed into the fabric, discoloring your bright whites into something merely whitish. But before y ...more

How To : Bake Apple Crunch Muffins

These muffins are a quick, yummy breakfast or a light, delicious mid-afternoon snack. This easy recipe provides you with moist, light muffins every time! This recipe makes 12 large muffins. Ingredients Muffins: 2 cups flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tea ...more

How To : Make banana pancakes with pumpkin pie spice

Banana pancakes are a great breakfast recipe. Live like Jack Johnson and let chef Jason Hill show you how to make them. The ingredients are flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and banana. Learn how to prepare these bana ...more

How To : Bake Banana Bread

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

How To : Make a loaf of moist, delicious zucchini bread

Nothing treats zucchini better than zucchini bread! For this recipe, you will need: 1 cup vegetable oil, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3 eggs, 2 cups grated zucchini, 3 tablespoons vanilla, 2 cups all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/4 teaspoon baking powder, 1 1/ ...more

How To : Make the ultimate rich and gooey chocolate cake

To make this delicious and decadent dessert, you will need: 3 cups flour, 1 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 1/4 cups melted butter, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 2 1/3 cups warm water, 1 ...more

How To : Make a moist and fruity peach pudding cake

Sure to be a great crowd pleaser! For this cake, you will need: 1 3/4 cups flour, 2 1/4 baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 1/2 sticks butter, 1 3/4 cups sugar, 2 tablespoons vanilla, 2 large eggs, 3/4 cup buttermilk and 4 cups of peeled, sliced peach ...more

How To : Bake delicious gingerbread men cookies

A great holiday treat! For the cookies, you will need: 2 cups all purpose flour, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 cup hot water, 1 cup molasses, 1/2 ...more

How To : Make your own roasted garlic hummus at home

Hummus is a delicious, creamy condiment from Asia Minor. It goes well with flatbread and fresh vegetables. Make your own out with: 2 cups of chickpeas, pinch of baking soda, carrots, onion, roasted garlic, fresh garlic, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil, salt and pepper. Make you ...more

How To : Make an all natural deoderant at home

This may not work for everyone, since each person has a different pH balance. Or you may need to alter the recipe a bit. What you need is: shea butter, baking soda, corn starch, cocoa butter, Vitamin E gel caps and your favorite essential oil.

How To : Make your own organic and all natural toothpaste

Concerned about the unpronounceable chemicals you see on tubes of toothpaste? Clean your tetth and keep your breath fresh without having to introduce unpleasant chemicals to your system! All you need is some baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils (mints are best) and a ...more

How To : Make a CO2 powered bottle rocket

Sure, carbon and oxygen are two of very most fundamental building blocks of all life on Earth — but what have they done for you lately? With this free video guide, you'll learn how to build a safe, simple carbon-dioxide-powered bottle rocket with baking soda and a spent soft p ...more

How To : Make potato plastic

Ravi Carlson teaches you how to make potato plastic in this video tutorial with glycerin, a potato (or pre-made potato starch), baking soda, and white vinegar. So, don't save plastic grocery bags, or go out and buy plastic materials that will cost you millions, make your own. ...more

How To : Make scented bath salts

This video crafting tutorial shows how to make scented bath salts at home. You will need sea salt, baking soda, citric acid, FDA color, and cosmetic grade fragrance oil. Make a soothing bath fizz as a gift, maybe even for yourself. Learn how to make custom scented bath salts b ...more

How To : Make organic sore-muscle body soak

In this instructional video, Better TV shows you how to go green with your beauty routine by making your own organic sore-muscle soak. To make this body soak, you will need the following: Epsom salt, baking soda, chamomile, juniper berries, cedar tips, sage, lemon balm, pepper ...more

How To : Build a small hydrogen HHO generator

Make your very own hydrogen (and oxygen) generator with a 9V battery, copper wire, and baking soda (or salt). Why? Who knows. Make sure to check your connections. For more information on this hack, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on assembling your own HHO genera ...more

How To : Make your own air fresheners

Why buy chemically made or synthetic air fresheners that only mask smell or can be unhealthy? Watch this video and learn how to make safe and effective air fresheners at home using baking soda, vinegar and whatever scents you choose like cloves, cinnamon or lemon. Make your ow ...more

How To : Make a moist banana bread

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

How To : Use applesauce as a vegan substitute for eggs

Erin McKenna, founder of Babycakes NYC, shows consumers how to use applesauce as a substitute for recipes that call for eggs. To substitute eggs with applesauce, • Use 3 Tablespoons of applesauce per egg. The applesauce will bind the ingredients as well as add a little sweetne ...more

How To : Make a thick Irish soda bread

There’s nothing quite like a thick slab of Irish soda bread slathered with butter—be it St. Patrick’s Day or just any old day. You will need: Bread flour 1 double acting bakery powder 1 salt 3/4 baking soda 2 buttermilk flour sifter greased baking sheet a baking rack dried f ...more

How To : Save money by making your own laundry detergent

Brew laundry detergent that cleans your clothes for just three cents a load -- a fraction of what it costs with store-bought detergent. You will need: Water A bar of soap A cup of washing soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate A half a cup of Borax A box of baking soda Four ...more

How To : Bake pumpkin cranberry bread

This pumpkin cranberry bread tastes so good. Here is the recipe: 3 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tbsp plus 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, 2 tsp baking soda, 3 cups granulated sugar, and more. Get tips from this how-to video on wonderhowto.com for baking a delicious pumpkin cranberry bread.

How To : Make homemade banana bread

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

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