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How To : Get Rid of Fruit Flies Naturally Using Cloves

Fruit flies are nearly as frustrating as ants and equally impossible to eradicate—but there are a few ways to get rid of them. We've already shown you that apple cider vinegar, dishwashing soap, and plastic wrap is a great way to trap and kill fruit flies, but if you just want ...more

How To : Tie a Slip Clove Hitch Knot

The slip clove hitch is very similar to the clove hitch knot, except that it's easier to untie. This is the knot used by cowboys to tie up their horses. Follow along with this video survival training tutorial and learn how to tie a slip clove hitch knot.

How To : Tie a clove hitch on a carabiner

As the clove hitch knot is adjustable and slipper, it can be useful attached to a carabiner, allowing the load to move fluidly up and down the rope. However, the clove hitch is not particularly useful or advisable as a securing knot. Watch this video survival training tutorial ...more

How To : Tie a clove hitch

What happens when you arrive at a dock and can't find a cleat to tie your boat onto? Matt and Ann of BoatUS demonstrate how to tie your boat to a piling using a clove hitch. Know your knots by learning how to tie a clove hitch with this instructional knot tying video.

How To : Craft orange-and-clove Christmas decorations

In this video, we learn how to craft orange-and-clove Christmas decorations. First, you will need to grab some oranges from a local supermarket, along with ribbon, and cloves. Now, grab the close and pierce it into the skin of the orange. This will release the smell of the ora ...more

How To : 9 Essential Uses for Clove Oil

Clove oil, an essential oil extracted from the clove plant found in India, is truly an essential addition to your medicine cabinet and home. One of its most popular uses is for relieving a toothache, which can be done by adding a few drops of clove oil to a cotton ball and app ...more

How To : Tie the clove hitch knot

Check out this instructional knot tying video that demonstrates how to tie a Clove Hitch knot. You can tie a clove hitch to a stanchion when you can't reach the top. Just follow the simple instructions outlined in this tutorial and learn how to tie a Clove Hitch knot. Knot tyi ...more

How To : Plant garlic cloves

Tom Cole shows us the best ways to plant garlic. Video discusses that garlic cloves should be planted in autumn or spring and harvested 6 months later. They can be planted from bulbs or cloves you buy at the grocer. Plant garlic cloves. Click through to watch this video on vid ...more

How To : Tie a quick clove hitch knot

While the clove hitch is not a particularly secure knot, it's useful in situations when the knot requires a little bit of give. The steps to tying this knot are demonstrated in this how-to video, and are shown at a fast pace so you can see how quick and easy it is to do. Watch ...more

How To : Tie a clove hitch knot

The clove hitch knot is not a particularly good knot for binding, but can be quite useful as a crossing knot, or a knot at the intersection of topes where both ends of the active rope are loaded. The clove hitch works best in situations where the knot needs a little bit of giv ...more

How To : Tie the clove hitch knot for boating

Watch this instructional video on tying boat knots, specifically the clove hitch boating knot. This is a simple all purpose hitch. Easy to tie and untie, it holds firmly but is not totally secure. Make a turn around a post with the free end running underneath the standing part ...more

How To : Plant garlic cloves with toilet paper rolls

This video demonstrates how to plant garlic cloves with toilet paper rolls. Take some toilet paper rolls and cut them in half. Fill the halves with damp soil. Put one clove of garlic into each little half, leaving the new shoot poking out of the top. You can make potting soil ...more

How To : Tie the general Clove Hitch knot

The Clove Hitch Knot: Learn knot tying. Although not a very secure hitch, the Clove Hitch knot is quick to tie and easy to adjust - ideal for securing fenders and the like. Use this knot tying animation to learn how to tie the Clove Hitch knot. Tie the general Clove Hitch kno ...more

How To : Make Whole Roasted Garlic Cloves

In this video, we learn how to roast garlic. Roasted garlic is a grea thing to have for several different recipes that adds an extra something to anything! To do this, grab a saucepan and place raw garlic into it, then pour some olive oil over it. You will now put the garlic i ...more

How To : Make a Moroccan pumpkin pie with nutmeg and cloves

You've probably had pumpkin pie before, but you've never had pumpkin pie like this. Made from your traditional pumpkin pie ingredients (flour, butter, brown sugar), this pumpkin pie gets its Moroccan twist from copious amounts of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Deelish. ...more

How To : Make Garlic-Infused Olive Oil & Vinegar at Home

Garlic—it stinks so good! It's one of nature's most wondrous foods, being both delicious and incredibly healthy. What's not to love? Well, it is kind of a pain to prep, whether you're peeling a couple of cloves for a sauce or a whole head and trying to mince it finely. One way ...more

Cook for Garlic & Onion Haters : Alternatives & Substitutes

Hard as it is to imagine, there are people out there who loathe garlic and onions. Some might have allergies or medical conditions like IBS, or are supertasters (i.e. people who carry a certain gene that makes them extremely sensitive to how certain foods taste). Others might ...more

How To : Make Pakistani style keema (beef)

Ingredients: 1/2 kg Minced Beef 2 Tomatoes 1 Onion (finely chopped) 3 tbsp Oil 6 whole Black Peppers 6 Cloves 1 Black Cardamom 1/4 tsp Cumin 1tsp Coriander Power Salt as per taste 1/4tsp Turmeric Powder 3/4tsp Chili Powder 2 tbsp Yogurt 1/2tsp Ginger Paste 1/4ts ...more

How To : The Absolute Fastest Way to Peel an Apple

Peeling apples is pure grunt work, especially if you have a recipe that calls for a lot of 'em, like apple pie. You can make this task go by much more quickly if you use something from your tool box—your literal tool box, that is. All you need is a power drill and a regular v ...more

How To : cook filipino pork adobo (dry/sauceless)

Adobo is on of the most famous authentic Filipino dishes there is. There are even a hundred versions of Adobo not just within the Philippines' 7107 islands but also within the country's own unique demographics. There's an adobo in Cebu and there' s an adobo in Bulacan. You can ...more

How To : Make a Soothing Hot Toddy Drink with Bourbon

After a stressful day, there's nothing more relaxing than a smooth glass of straight, room temperature whiskey to help unwind. On hot days, popping a few rocks in does the trick. And on cold days, hot toddies are truly amazing. If you've ever had a hot toddy, chances are you ...more

How To : Make Indian style gobi manchurian

Dry gobi manchurian, aka Cauliflower manchurian, is a tantalizing Indian Chinese appetizer and very different from the gravy version. The cauliflower has a crispy coating and is tossed with a mouth-watering spicy sauce. It can be picked up with a toothpick or fork and enjoyed ...more

How To : Keep Garlic from Sticking to Your Hands & Knife

It's a shame that one of the world's tastiest foods can be such a pain to prep. Most cooks are familiar with this conundrum: chopping or crushing garlic releases a pungent liquid that causes bits of garlic to stick your knife and hands, creating a messy affair. So what is goin ...more

How To : Make Your Own Sore Throat Lozenges

It's that time of year again. The month after we exchange gifts, most of us tend to exchange germs. Cold and flu season always seems to creep up on us, often leaving us ill-prepared to deal with the ailments. For those of you suffering from fits of coughing and a sore throat ...more

How To : Cook a Portuguese cataplana seafood stew

What's a cataplana? It's a delicious Portuguese dish and the cookware it's made in, shaped like a clam. So make sure you have a cataplana before you try out this recipe for Portuguese cataplana. It's super tasty, with lisbon sauce, stew, and seafood! Traditionally, a copper c ...more

How To : Make Your Own Anti-Itch Cream

From poison oak to allergies, irritants can cause an irritated area that can itch for hours. Itching is annoying and distracting but you don’t have to go to the store to find relieve. You can make a topical cream to alleviate itching with things you have at home. Stop the itc ...more

How To : This Quick & Easy Shortcut Minces Garlic in Seconds

Don't like mincing garlic into tiny pieces with a knife? No matter how you mince garlic, it will never be as easy as this kitchen trick. You won't even need a knife—just a fork! It's a great hack for kids just learning how to cook or if you only need about one or two cloves fo ...more

How To : Get Rid of Lingering Food Smells in Your Kitchen

However much you love cooking fried fish for dinner, there's no need for your kitchen to smell fishy for days afterward. Keep your post-cooking funky kitchen smell to a minimum by boiling cloves in water, simmering lemon peels, oven roasting coffee beans, or leaving bowls of w ...more

How To : Make Pakistani style aaloo palak

This how-to video is about how to make Paksitani style "Aaloo palak.‚" Ingredients needed: 1) two to three cups of chopped spinach 2) One large tomato -chopped 3) Two red chilies 4) Quarter of big onion chopped 5) Three cloves of garlic 6) One potato chopped into large ...more

How To : Make Sopa de Fideo Mexican soup

This video shows how to make Sopa de Fideo, a traditional Mexican soup. In the blender put some Roma tomatoes, two cloves of peeled garlic, a small amount of onion, and two tomato and chicken bouillon cubes, and blend together. Take a package of fideo noodles and brown them in ...more

How To : Make Filipino ginisang upo (sauteed squash)

Ingredients: 1 medium sized Upo (White Squash), sliced 5 cloves garlic, crushed 1 medium sized onion, diced 2 medium sized tomatoes, diced 1/4 lb ground pork 3 tbsp cooking oil 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper Heat the pan and pour the cooking oil into the pan. ...more

How To : Cook Jamaican brown stew fish

Watch this cooking how-to video as Tracy cooks some brown stew fish. Brown fish stew is a traditional Jamaican recipe. Follow along in this Jamaican cooking lesson to learn how to cook up this seafood dish. Ingredients: 2lb fish fillets A splash of lime juice 1 teaspoon of sa ...more

How To : Take the Bite Out of Garlic

Garlic is magical. It fends off vampires (or so I hear), helps lower blood pressure, reduces the production of cholesterol in the body... oh, and it's also freaking delicious, of course. Garlic is a culinary staple in countries all over the world. That lovable stink and sharp ...more

How To : Cook Jamaican jerk chicken in the oven

Watch Tracy cook some authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Ingredients for Jamaican jerk chicken: One 3 1/2 lb chicken (3lb of chicken breasts may be used if preferred) 6 sliced scotch bonnet peppers (jalapenos may be used if scotch bonnet peppers are unavailable) 2 Tbsp. thyme 2 ...more

How To : Prepare & cook a ribeye roast beef in the oven

Set the packaged roast on the kitchen counter. Let the roast warm to room temperature for an hour or more. This helps it to cook evenly. Unwrap and coat the roast with olive or vegetable oil. Rub with the spices of your choice. Crushed garlic is often used with beef. Some ch ...more

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