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How To : Use cheesecloth to season food

In this how to video Chef Paul demonstrates how to use cheesecloth in the kitchen. Cheesecloth is not just for cheese making, it can also be used to season food. Watch and learn how to wrap spices and herbs to add flavor to any stew, soup, or broth.

How To : Dehydrate Food Without a Dehydrator

I grew up in a rural town, and that meant that we dehydrated a lot of food. Even with a hungry family of five, there was no way that we could eat all of the season's tomatoes before they molded, or all of the orchard's apples before they grew soft, or all of the wild mushrooms ...more

Ingredients 101 : How & Why You Should Clarify Butter

Unless you're vegan or lactose intolerant, butter is an indispensible ingredient. However, butter is no one-trick pony. It can take many forms that make it even more versatile and useful in the kitchen. Clarified butter has many advantages over regular butter—but there are cer ...more

How To : Cold-Brew Perfectly Refreshing Iced Coffee at Home

Iced coffee may not be as simple as brewing hot coffee and sticking it in the fridge until it cools down, but it's still very simple to make if you plan ahead. Simply mix together 1 part ground coffee (coarsely ground, full-bodied dark roasts work best) with 4.5 parts filtere ...more

How To : Sprout mung beans for Indian style recipes

Bean sprouts are an extremely healthy and delicious way to enjoy legumes. Although sprouting can seem intimidating to some, it is really an easy process. Any whole bean can be sprouted - Mung, Garbanzo, Kidney, Moth, Adzuki, Lentil, etc. Sprouts can be eaten raw in salads or c ...more

News : Do PC Games Need a Press Conference?

Every year at the big video game trade shows around the world, like E3 and gamescon, the big three console makers each do a hot-ticket exclusive press conference to let the media know what's coming for their system. Computer games have no such press conference. Who would give ...more

How To : Get Seriously Flaky Pie Crusts with Epsom Salt

Imagine you have mastered the perfect cherry pie for your annual work picnic but, upon taking it out of its airtight pie carrier, your heart sinks as you realize the crust has turned to mush thanks to the moisture from the filling. Sound familiar? Well, I have news for you: i ...more

How To : Make cannabutter to use in recipes

In this tutorial, we learn how to make cannabutter to use in recipes. To make this, you will need: grinder, cheesecloth, saucepan, mason jar, small bowl, 2 sticks of butter, and marijuana. First, grind up your marijuana, the pour it into the mason jar. Next, place the butter i ...more

How To : 3 Brilliant Culinary Uses for Bad-Tasting Vodka

In my opinion, vodka gets a lot of undeserved flak. It seems like most people have a bad experience in college with a plastic bottle of vodka and never go back. I can't blame them; it took me a few years after graduating college to start to enjoy vodka again—but now I adore it ...more

How To : Make Irresistible Bacon Booze

I'm human, so it goes without saying that I love bacon. You're human too, which means chances are pretty good that you also love bacon. Yet as beloved as bacon has always been, it's just now experiencing a culinary renaissance, which I love. Bacon chocolate? Heck yes. Bacon do ...more

How To : Make an all natural air freshener

Commercial air fresheners just make your home smell like a public restroom, but there is a simple—and natural—way to keep your house smelling sweet for weeks. Watch this howcast video to learn how to make an all natural air freshener. You Will Need * 2 cinnamon sticks * 2 tb ...more

How To : Drain yogurt

Yogurt makes a healthy and delicious addition to dips, sauces and soups, but sometimes it can make a recipe taste watery. The solution is to drain the yogurt in a sieve lined with cheesecloth or a clean, lint-free dish towel in the refrigerator overnight until the yogurt becom ...more

How To : Make yogurt from almond milk

In this video, Kevin and Annmarie Gianni show us how to make almond yogurt. The raw almonds need to be blanched first to remove any bacteria. This is done by pouring boiling water over them for a few seconds. To make the almond milk, put the almonds into the blender and add wa ...more

How To : Make Flavor-Infused Vodka

It may sound complicated, but making your own flavor-infused vodka is effortlessly easy with delicious results, and it makes for a great last-minute holiday gift. All you need are some fresh fruit and herbs, a quart-sized mason jar, a bottle of vodka (make sure it isn't the su ...more

How To : Make your own treated dust cloths

Dusting with cloths that are pretreated to attract and hold dust is a huge time-saver. But why spend money on store-bought ones when you can make them yourself for pennies? You Will Need * 2 c. hot water * 1 c. lemon essential oil * A bowl * Cotton cloths * A coffee can or res ...more

How To : Make lobster bisque

Make lobster bisque for a smooth and velvety start to any meal. You Will Need * 14 oz. raw lobster tail * 7 scallions * 1 onion * 1 carrot * 1/3 c. butter * 4 c. fish stock * 4 parsley sprigs * 1 bay leaf * 4 black peppercorns * 2 1/2 c. water * 1/3 c. all-purpose flour * 1 3/ ...more

How To : Make a DIY Warming Rub for Sore Muscles

Need a remedy for your sore muscles after going the gym? Rather than spending money on expensive warming rubs, you can whip up your own DIY, all-natural warming rub concoction in the comfort of your own kitchen using a double boiler, olive oil, beeswax, and various spices. If ...more

How To : Make lemonade

There’s nothing like a glass of ice cold lemonade on a hot day. You Will Need * 10 lemons * A fork * A manual juicer * Water * Sugar * A strainer or cheesecloth * Lemon zester * Lemon peels Step 1: Prepare the lemons Wash the lemons, prick their skins with a fork, and micro ...more

How To : Make inexpensive gift wrapping material

Make beautiful presents using materials around the house with simple gift wrapping techniques. Learn how to wrap presents with aluminum foil, wax paper, cheesecloth, and more in this free arts and crafts video series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Make inexpensive gift wrapping materi ...more

How To : Master Asian beauty secrets

The alluring beauty of Asian women is celebrated around the world. And they often look years younger than their true age. Ever wondered what the secret was to the gorgeous skin of Asian women? We’ve uncovered a few. You Will Need *Washcloths *Panax ginseng root *Pearl powder ...more

How To : Make canna weed butter

This video tutorial will show you how to make cannabutter or in laymen terms, marijuana butter. There are various ways to making this spread, but the video will show you how to make it using these items: -grinder -cheesecloth -sauce pan -mason jar -small bowl -some butter -an ...more

How To : Make healthy, yummy cottage cheese at home

In order to make your own Yummy Cottage Cheese, you will need the following: milk, water, rennet, sea salt, 1/3 of a cup of cream, and cheesecloth. Heat milk to 70 degrees. Dissolve ¬º of a tablet of rennet in ¬O of a cup of water. Add the water to the milk. Mix it in well. A ...more

How To : Make farmer's cheese with Chef Janie

In order to make Farmer’s Cheese at home, you will need the following: a Dutch oven, a plastic or wooden spoon, 2 pints of whole milk, a colander, cheese cloth, 1 cup of buttermilk, butcher’s string, spatula, 2 tsp of lemon or juice or vinegar, and ¾ tsp of salt. Place a ...more

How To : Make ricotta cheese at home from scratch

In this video Miss Betty Rocker shows you how to make ricotta cheese at home. You will need cheesecloth, ¬O gallon of 2% milk, 2 ¬O cups of buttermilk, and a pinch of sea salt. Start by getting a colander, preferable a metal one, and a large enough container for it to fit in. ...more

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. You Will Need * A whole USDA Prime or Choice roast * Paper towels * Che ...more

How To : Clarify and preserve butter

Looking for a means of preserving a pound or so of butter? Make delicious ghee, or South Asian-style clarified butter. The clarification process is simple and only takes a few minutes. Become a veritable ghee whiz with help from this South Asian culinary how-to. Directions: ...more

How To : Remove crayon stains

Martha Stewart shows how to remove crayon stains from clothing. You will need mineral spirits (artist-grade and odorless), clear liquid dishwashing detergent, isopropyl alcohol, applicator bottle, cheesecloth or tamper, hairdryer, optional, plastic spoon or bone scraper and wh ...more

How To : Make Kombucha tea

Kombucha is a fermented tea used primarily for medicinal purposes. If you need to make some at home and don't want to go out to the health store, check out this video. Fermented kombucha tea is sold in many health food stores, but some people prefer to make it at home. Warni ...more

How To : Make clarified butter ghee

In this video Lori Winders shows us how to make ghee from regular butter. Her method takes about two hours to complete but she says that this way you can obtain much more ghee at one time. First, put two pounds of butter in a large cast iron skillet and then put it in the oven ...more

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