Cleaning Pans

How To : Clean a pan of hardened caramel

Love cooking desserts with caramel but dread cleaning up the hardened caramel left on the pot? Then watch this Cooking Light magazine how-to to learn the quick and easy way to clean your pan. All you'll need to do is add water to the pan and bring it to a boil. For step-by-ste ...more

How To : Clean a cast-iron pan

This tutorial shows you how to clean your cast iron an. First, pour salt into your pot. Then you will need to scrub it. You may add water. NO SOAP! Put it back on the stove on medium heat. Pour any type of cooking oil in it. Wipe it down. Your cast iron pot is now clean!

How To : Clean and rehabilitate an old wok with Grace Young

So many cooking shows focus on how to perfect food - preparation, cooking, and presentation. But often, so much attention and focus goes into the food itself that the utensils which produce the food, like pans, spatulas, and thermometors, get almost no attention at all. This ...more

How To : Grill clams and mussels with garlic

Summertime is grilling time! Watch this video on how to make delicious grilled clams and mussels with garlic. Perfect seafood recipe for your summer backyard BBQ! Clams and mussels ingredients: Foil roasting pan 6 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 large s ...more

How To : Protect your non-stick cookware

Non-stick cookware is a great way to cook and not have to deal with foods that stick to regular pans or deal with the cleaning up after cooking. A few rules to keep in mind are to not preheat a non-stick pan and do not use a heat level above medium. If you break or damage the ...more

How To : Make Thai spring rolls

Place 2 Tbsp. oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium to high heat. Add garlic, galangal (or ginger), shallots, and chili. Stir-fry until fragrant (about 1 minute). Stir-frying Tip: Add a little water to the wok/pan when it gets too dry instead of more oil. Add cabbage, ...more

How To : Make a vegan chocolate zucchini bundt cake

In order to prepare Vegan Zucchini Cake, you will need the following: non-stick cooking spray, 4 cups of grated zucchini, 2/3 cup of canola oil, 1 mashed banana, 1 1/2 cup unbleached flour, 1 cup of sugar, 3/4 cup of cocoa, 1 cup chocolate chips, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoo ...more

How To : Make a kitty litter box cake with Maggie

Ever wonder what it'd be like to shove your face into your cat's litter box? Well, now you can try it! Okay, maybe this won't be EXACTLY like that. In this tutorial, learn how to create a cake in a CLEAN cat pan that looks exactly like dirty kitty litter but tastes delicious. ...more

How To : Change the transmission fluid on a Honda Civic

To change the transmission fluid on a Honda Civic, you will need a good rug, a drip pan, 10 quarts of transmission fluid, a funnel and a ratchet wrench. First, remove the dipstick to release the pressure on the liquid. Then, remove the drain plug with the ratchet wrench. You m ...more

How To : Use an electronic balance in the chemistry lab

Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science. Watch ...more

How To : Make Simple Homemade Grape Juice

Things You'll Need 5-20 lbs. grapes A large pot A strainer to rinse the grapes Something to mash the grapes with Jars and canning supplies A stove A cloth bag for straining the juice A few thirsty people to enjoy the juice with :) Collect Grapes 5-20 lbs of grapes is a good ...more

How to Make Indian food : Mooli (raddish)

This video describes how easy to make a pure vegetarian Indian food called Mooli. For this, take 2 bunches of red radish cleaned and washed. The other ingredients are 2 garlic pieces, about 5 green chillies, 2 big tomatoes, 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder, and 1 teaspoon of sa ...more

How to Make Indian food : Fried fish

If you are looking for a new take on regular fried fish then try this Indian inspired pan-fried fish dish. You will make a fantastic past of Indian spices which you will stuff and cover cleaned the Indian Pomfret fish with. This video shows you how to make a delicious Indian d ...more

How To : Make The Best Banana Bread

Ingredients 3-5 browned bananas 1 cup brandy/rum (if desired) 1/2 cup butter 2 1/4 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips butter (for greasing pan) Prepare bananas Squish bananas in a ...more

How To : Bake French bread

In this tutorial, we learn how to bake French bread. First, you will need to take 1 tbsp water and mix it with warm water then set aside. After this, measure out 4 c flour along with 1 tbsp table salt. Mix the dry ingredients together with a wooden spoon, then add the yeast mi ...more

How To : Make perfect BBQ ribs for summer with John Kass

John Kass from the Chicago Tribune and Gary Wiviott, author of Low & Slow, demonstrate how to make perfect ribs. The first step is to run them under cool water and rinse them with cider vinegar to clean them off. Second, coat them with mustard. This holds the rub on the rib. B ...more

How To : Make pigs in a blanket for a party with Betty

Pigs in a blanket are the perfect appetizer for any occasion. They are great snacks at Super Bowl parties, family functions or birthdays. They are easy to eat finger foods and with only 3 ingredients, require very little work or clean up! In this tutorial, Betty shows us how t ...more

How To : Make hamburg steak

Cooking With Dog shows you how to make hamburg steak that's delicious. - Finely dice an onion - Cut off the broccoli stalk and cut the florets in one inch pieces - Peel and chop the broccoli stalk into small cubes - Cut a steamed potato into quarters - Cut a tomato in half an ...more

How To : Make chicken quesadillas with your kids

You don't need to head south of the border for this yummy lunchtime meal. Join Carrie and her friends as they add a fun Mexican twist to the old fashioned grilled cheese. This tasty meal will have your taste buds yelling ole! Watch this cooking how-to video and learn how to ma ...more

How To : Bake a chocolate layered cake

Forget the store bought chocolate cakes, they are dry and who knows how long they have been sitting there. Watch this how-to video and learn how to bake a chocolate cake from scratch. Chocolate cake ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) granulated s ...more

How To : Make quinoa tabbouleh stuffed peppers

Quinoa tabbouleh stuffed peppers are a great healthy meal for vegetarians. They also make a great side dish for fish or meat entres. Watch this how to video to learn how to prepare quinoa tabbouleh stuffed peppers. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, well rinsed and drained 1 lbs plum ...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 warm, fresh homemade bread

How to make warm, fresh homemade bread Put a sauce pan on medium heat. Put 1/2 cup of milk, 3 tablespoons of sugar, 2 teaspoons of salt, and 3 tablespoons of butter in the pan and heat it up. After it's all melted take the pan off the heat and let it cool. Take a bowl and put ...more

How To : Make low calorie fried chicken with Cooking Light

This pan-fried recipe cuts calories in half and reduced saturated fat by a whopping 92 percent. Trust us?you won't miss any of it. The key to success with this recipe is even heat. If the oil gets too hot, the chicken may brown too quickly before fully cooking. You can lower ...more

How To : Change the engine oil in your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to change the engine oil in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilat ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Cook Rice the Easy South Louisianan Way

It's every home cook's nightmare...burnt on the bottom, mushy on the top! RICE, the simplest of foods, but not so simple to cook...or is it? I'm from South Louisiana (think New Orleans then go further south) where rice is served with everything and cooking it is second nature. ...more

How To : Snorkel

Why the Love? Every one has a reason for loving something. Mine was that it was the only thing I had. That one sure thing. I loved it because I had nothing, and it cost me nothing. At times I had no idea what was going to happen to me, or where I was going to be. The shore is ...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 : Clean with Alka-Seltzer

Dirty House? Clean it up with Alka-Seltzer! Who knew the same product that has provided indegestion relief and humorous explosions for millions of people world wide could be used to do some of your most basic household chores. Alka-seltzer can get rid of lots of stains, in toi ...more

How To : Make a lemon cream squares with Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee from Every Day Homemade demonstrates making lemon cream squares. She starts with a whole stick of butter, softened to room temperature. Add a box of yellow cake mix to the butter, and also one egg. Mix the batter with a hand mixer. It will be very thick. Clean off t ...more

How To : Make lo mein with chicken and beef

In this video Chef David Bishop shows how to make Chicken and Beef Lo Mein. An interesting note – “Lo” in Chinese means stirred, “mein” means noodles – so, “stirred noodles”. He demonstrates two different styles. The first one is an authentic Chinese style wit ...more

How To : Make custard pie

Try out this sweet dessert pie for your after dinner treat. Just watch the full video to see the recipe for this delicious custard pie. Just like grandma used to make. Sure to be a favorite. Bea shares another family recipe favorite, handed down from her mother. Generously to ...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 : Make your own non-toxic surface scrub

It is of course, non-toxic, and usable on just about anything, from counter tops to pots and pans. To make the basic scrub, you simply need baking soda, as well as essential oil for scent. The advantage of this is that there are a variety of different essential oils out there- ...more

How To : Make Filipino chicaron bituka (fried intestine)

Ingredients: 2 lbs well cleaned intestine (from pig or cow) 6 pcs dried bay leaves 3 tbsp salt 1 tbsp whole pepper corn 4 tbsp vinegar 16 ounces water 3 cups cooking oil Pour the water in a large pot and bring to a boil. Add 2 tbsp salt and vinegar then let boil for a ...more

How To : Remove stuck on caramel from a pan

Melt it right off baby! Don’t struggle with scrubbers and soap. This video shows you how to clean up stuck on cooked caramel by boiling it. Remove stuck on caramel from a pan. Click through to watch this video on chow.com

How To : Get rid of that smell coming from your shower

In this tutorial, we learn how to get rid of that smell coming from your shower with Bob Schmidt. First, you will want to clean out your drain pipes to make sure the smell is not coming from there. If the smell is coming back out, you will need to do additional work. If water ...more

How To : Make shrimp scampi at home

Delicious shrimp scampi is easy to make with this video. A half stick of butter is melted in a pan, to which 2 chopped green onions, 3 minced cloves of garlic, and some lemon zest. Sautee about one minute, then add 1/4 cup of lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. After the sau ...more

How To : Perform an oil change on your car at home

Watch this video to learn how to do an oil change yourself just using a jack, two jack stands, wrenches, a oil filter wrench, some old rags, oil pan, oil filter, and oil. Just find the oil filter, jack up the car, situate the jack stands, and you're ready to start. Once undern ...more

How To : Prep for painting

Expert Real Estate Tips and Andy Sjostrom with The Good Handyman demonstrate how to prep for painting. A good handyman will handle your items with care. Be sure to remove light fixtures. Before you begin to tape off an area, take a damp rag and clean the areas that will be tap ...more

How To : Make a rhubarb soup

Chef David Musial shows us how to make an unusual dish – rhubarb soup. The Chef gives us some interesting facts about rhubarb – it is a vegetable and not a fruit, it comes from Asia, and was originally used for medicinal purposes. Also, we need to know that the leaf of the rhu ...more

How To : Unclog a drain without toxic chemicals

Don't call a pricey plumber! Anyone with a few tools can unclog a drain -- without even resorting to those strong, toxic chemicals. Most of the time, anyway. You will need baking soda, vinegar, rubber gloves, cleaning rags or duct tape, a rubber plunger, a plumber's snake, pet ...more

How To : Depot powders and creams

This video explains how to get powder or cream make-up out of the plastic container that it comes in. You can condense your products to take up less space if you remove them from the pots and put them in palettes. The tools you need are a flat iron or other heat source, parchm ...more

How To : Cook shrimp with alfredo sauce and pasta

In this video, we learn how to cook shrimp with alfredo sauce and pasta. First, clean and devein your shrimp. Shred up some parmesan cheese, them smash a few cloves of garlic. Cook your pasta with some oil in a large pot. Then, add in garlic and butter in another pan. Saute th ...more

How To : Make an eggless pineapple cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an eggless pineapple cake. You will need: 1 1/4 c flour, 1/2 c sweetened condensed milk, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp cardamom powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 c melted butter, and 20 oz can crushed pineapple. First, mix you ...more

How To : Easily cook a turkey using a simple turkey brine

In this tutorial, we learn how to easily cook a turkey using a simple turkey brine. First, grab a large plastic bucket that is clean, and add in water until it's halfway full. Add in pepper, bay leaves, dried thyme, peppercorns, and parsley to this brine. Use a large spoon to ...more

How To : Make excellent chocolate dipped strawberries

In this tutorial, we learn how to make chocolate dipped strawberries. First, purchase your strawberries and was them thoroughly. Next, take your favorite type of chocolate and cook it over water in a double boiler. Once the chocolate has melted and the strawberries are dry and ...more

How To : Milk a cow with your bare hands

This video shows you how to milk a cow with your bare hands. Wipe the udder with alcohol based wipes, to make sure it is clean. Place your stool at the side of the cow, towards the back end. Remove a little wax from the teats before starting. Squeeze the teats firmly with a re ...more

How To : Make Jamaican-style jerk chicken at home

This video illustrate us how to make Jamaican style jerk chicken at home. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take the chicken and clean it properly. Step 2: Now in a blender add oil,lime juice,half teaspoon black pepper, half tea spoon scotch borne pepper, sa ...more

How To : Do with finger paint writing with your kids

Shelley Lovett from childcareland demonstrates a fun activity involving finger paint that parents can do with their children. She uses finger paints and a pan to make a virtual canvas that is self contained and easy to clean up. She first recommends that only one color be used ...more

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