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How To : Make Indian masala French fries with Manjula

Tired of the same old French fries? Then watch this cooking how-to video as Manjula shows you how to masala French fires. Masala French fries are in interesting twist to the classic recipe. You'll love the spicy flavor these Indian style fries have to offer. Masala French Fri ...more

How To : Make a chocolate biscuit cake

Here is a cake type of chocolate cake, it uses biscuit cookies. You will probably have to fight the kids off just because you want it all to yourself. The best part is that there is no baking required and it is very simple to make. The only thing you need is patience - just en ...more

How To : Avoid a Gravy Disaster with These Saucy Tips

Gravy is a relatively simple dish, yet it's remarkably easy to mess up. We've all experienced the disappointment of excitedly pouring gravy onto our mashed potatoes, only to realize the gravy is too runny, too lumpy, or too bland. And because gravy is so simple, even if you do ...more

How To : Make and play with a non-newtonian fluid

This video is a tutorial on how to make a shear thickening fluid, also known as a non-Newtonian and dilatant fluid. The mixture is made out of cornstarch and water. Slowly add cornstarch to your water and stir.

How To : Make Homemade Bubble Bath Bars

Bubble bars can be pricey, especially if you're using Lush bubble bars. But you don't have to exhaust your pocket book on this luxury—you can simply make your own, right at home. Watch the how-to video on making your own homemade bubble bath bars, and consult the recipe below ...more

How To : Make Indian style corn soup

Watch this how to video as Manjula shows you how to cook up a corn veggie soup. This Indian style recipe makes a great healthy and vegetarian dish. Ingredients for the corn veggie soup: 2 1/4 cups corn 1 medium tomato About 1 cup finely chopped cabbage 8 to 10 string beans 1 ...more

News : Corn Starch Fireball Experiment

This is a simple demonstration of how fine dust particles suspended in the air can rapidly burn due to high exposure to oxygen. The same corn flour is only able to burn slowly when in a pile because there is not enough air between the particles for an explosive combustion.

News : 6 Meaningless Claims on Food Labels

Hi OLers read the following article to gain some great insight into the mischevious advertising ways of food labels. Thanks to the New York Times for this great article below. Happy Eating6 Meaningless Claims on Food LabelsAlthough food labels are supposed to tell us exactly w ...more

How To : Make Filipino-style chopsuey

In a pot or skillet, heat oil, sauté garlic and onions. Add the pork, shrimp, and fish balls. Combine together and cook until the meat is tender. Add the cubed potatoes, carrots, and chicken broth. Mix well with the previous ingredients. Add water, soy sauce, and dissolved c ...more

How To : Make washable fill for your paintball grenade

Want to make your own paint for your paintball grenades? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make fill for your paintball grenade. This recipe is sure to make you happy, so give it a try. It's washable and biodegradable too! Ingredients: Cornstarch Water Food Colo ...more

How To : Make Indian sweet corn soup without cream

A nice hot bowl of sweet corn soup is creamy goodness without the cream. Watch this how-to video and try this Indian Chinese recipe on a cold winter day, it’ll warm you through and through. Ingredients: Oil - 1 Tbsp Garlic - 1 tsp (finely minced) Ginger - 1 tsp (grated) Onion ...more

How To : Cook General Tso chicken with Kai

This dish was created during the letter part of the Chan Dynasty by the chef of a scholarly Hunanese general, Tso Tsung Tang. Follow along with chef Kai as he makes General Tso's chicken. You will need chicken, chicken stock, sugar, vinegar, sesame oil, cornstarch, dark soy sa ...more

How To : Make Filipino-style orange chicken

In this video, from panlasangpinoy we learn how to make a Filipino style orange chicken. First the ingredients are shown as: boneless chicken breast, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, corn starch, green onion, vinegar, flour, egg, salt, orange juice, and ground black pepper. In ...more

How To : Make flubber polymer using glue and liquid starch

This video shows us a fun science project to do with our kids; it teaches us how to make flubber out of glue and cornstarch. In one container pour a small amount of liquid starch. You can find this in most laundry aisles in the store. Next in another container, pour in an equa ...more

How To : Make your own water color paints at home

Teaching your kids to paint with watercolors is a great way to help them learn their colors. Watercolor paints are fantastic because they are less messy and last a long time. In this clip, learn how to save some money and make your very own watercolors at home with common hous ...more

How To : Make fresh peach cobbler with a crunchy crust

The Food Channel brings us this quick and easy recipe for making peach cobbler. Place the sliced peaches in a large bowl and add some sugar, lemon juice and cornstarch and mix together thoroughly so that the peaches are completely covered. To make the crust, combine some bakin ...more

How To : Cook a honey-baked ham

Honey-baked ham is delicious, but it can be expensive and challenging to prepare. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be. If you want to cook a delicious ham without paying for the pre-made honey glaze and the preparation, here’s an easy way to do it yourself. You Will Need *1 h ...more

How To : Make Beef Teriyaki Stir Fry

My girlfriend and I enjoy making this dish together at least two or three times a month. It still remains one of our favorite things to make during the week. Its fun to make and dose not take a lot of time out of our busy schedule. The meat is extremely tender and tasty when i ...more

How To : Breathe fire safely and impressively using corn starch

Learn to breathe fire safely using corn starch instead of a flammable liquid. Using only a mouthful corn starch and an open flame, it's possible to breathe fire and impress your friends and family. This trick must not be attempted without professional supervision.

How To : Make really simple and gross fake blood

There are a lot of recipes for fake blood online. This one is one of the simplest, and one of the grossest-looking. Just take some white corn syrup, red and blue food coloring and corn starch, mix them all together and you'll soon have an appalling concoction that will terrify ...more

How To : Stir fry chicken and vegetables with ramen noodles

Forget the Chinese takeout tonight. Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to make stir fried chicken with vegetables and ramen noodles. This stir fry recipe is much healthier than any you would find at a restaurant. Watch and learn how simple it is to stir f ...more

How To : Cook Chinese chicken wings

You can find these wings at a Chinese restaurant or fast food take out, but make your own instead of paying that much. You will need chicken wings, chicken stock, sugar, vinegar, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, cornstarch, soy sauce, and cooking oil. Watch this video cooking tutoria ...more

How To : Make slime for under 5 dollars

In this video, we learn how to make slime for under 5 dollars. You will need: a large pan, gallon of water, food coloring, and 1 c corn starch. Mix in warm water and continue to mix until everything is well combined. Keep adding more water to corn starch until it's the consist ...more

How To : Cook shu mai Chinese dim sum with Kai

If the ornate dim sum ceremony scares you, try making the delicious food at home. This recipe shows how to make this traditional Chinese dish. You will need pork , shrimp, wonton wrappers, salt, sugar, pepper, soy sauce, sesame oil, cornstarch, and cooking oil. Watch this vide ...more

How To : Cook Chinese kung pao chicken with Kai

Forget the take out tonight, cook some Chinese food at home instead. Watch this how to video tutorial as professional Thai chef Kai shows you how to cook up an authentic dish of kung pao chicken. You can serve your homemade kung pao chicken with a side of rice. Chinese kung p ...more

How To : Make Chinese Dim Sum pork balls with Kai

Chinese Dim Sum pork balls are an elegant dish and easy to make. You will need pork, shrimp, sugar, salt, pepper, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, and cornstarch. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to prepare Chinese Dim Sum pork balls with Thai chef Kai.

How To : Make Filipino-style stir fried beef

This how-to video is about how to make Filipino style stir fried beef. Ingredients required: 1)Boneless beef cut into pieces 2)Salt 3)Green and red capsicum 4)Black pepper 5)Oyster sauce 6)Corn starch powder Procedure: Take a bowl and mix beef with black pepper, 1 tabl ...more

How To : Cook Chinese Dim Sum black bean ribs with Kai

Watch this cooking video tutorial so you can learn to make Chinese black bean ribs. You can find this dish in Chinese Dim sum restaurants everywhere. You will need spare ribs, salt, sugar, cornstarch, garlic, black beans, soy sauce, sesame oil, and oyster sauce.

How To : Make Betty's crock pot eye of round roast beef

In this video, Betty shows you how to make a great eye of round roast beef in a crock pot. It's so simple: you prepare it in the morning and it's ready to eat when you return from work or school. Ingredients: 2 lb. eye of round beef roast (may be bottom round, top round, sir ...more

How To : Cook mixed vegetable stir fry with Kai

Are you eating enough vegetables? This easy recipe makes a tasty dish that'll make sure you're getting all those nutrients you're probably missing. You will need mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini, carrots, chicken stock, wine, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, cornstarch, and cooking ...more

How To : Make Chinese barbecued pork buns

Don't you wish you could make steamed pork buns at home? Well know you can. Follow along with this Chinese cooking how-to video to learn how to make steamed barbecue pork buns. Learn the step by step process and make them at home. The ingredients you need for this recipe are: ...more

How To : Cook an old fashioned beef stew with vegetables

Are you tired of the same old meals all the time? Do you miss the old fashioned stew that you had as a child? This recipe is just like Grandma’s beef stew that you grew up with. In less than two hours you can have a wonderful stew that is packed with protein and iron. Pull to ...more

How To : Make the world's best chocolate cream pie

In this tutorial, learn how to make the best chocolate cream pie you will ever taste. This pie is made fresh and from scratch and comes out totally fluffy and delicious. Follow along and serve this recipe at your next get together. You Will Need: *8 egg yolks *4 cups milk *1/4 ...more

How To : Make natural body powder

Whether you’re looking to save money or to avoid allergens, homemade body powder lets you know exactly what you’re putting on your skin. You Will Need * 1 c. cornstarch * 1/2 c. baking soda * A jar with a lid * A hammer * A nail * 15 drops essential oil of your choice * 1/4 ts ...more

How To : Make Asian style Mongolian beef

This is an amazing recipe that is so easy and delicious your whole family will love it! Follow along in this cooking how-to video and learn how to make Asian style Mongolian beef. Watch as Lila demonstrates the proper way to cut and marinate the beef strips. The ingredients yo ...more

News : "Seeing" Beethoven with Milk

Photographer Sara Naim creates an oddly beautiful visual documentation of sound: Beethoven's classic Moonlight Sonata, envisioned with milk. Open in another tab. Listen and look. Does it do the trick? Previously, Freaky Cornstarch Speakers Explained.

How To : Velvet chicken for stir fry dishes

This cooking how to video demonstrates the process for velveting chicken for stir fry dishes. Velveting is a cooking process that gives the meat in a stir fry dish that silky and smooth texture that everyone craves. This method of cooking is common in Asian cultures. Follow al ...more

How To : Make a crockpot pot roast

By slow cooking all your ingredients in a crockpot, you can have a complete pot roast dinner ready to eat in no time. Learn how to season the pot roast in a crockpot and make a simple gravy to top off this hearty meal. You"ll need boneless beef, top round, olive oil, potatoes, ...more

How To : Make fizzing bath bombs

Janice Cox shows how to make fizzing bath bombs like the ones you see in bath and beauty boutiques or department stores. These bath bombs can be very relaxing when dropped into a warm bath and can be given as gifts. She starts with about a cup of citric acid crystals which is ...more

How To : Make cinnamon apple fries with dipping sauce

Looking for apple recipes? Chef Jason Hill will show you how to make apple fries, a county fair favorite that's sure to be a hit in your home. The ingredients for the apple fries are just apples, corn starch and cinnamon but the sauce calls for cream cheese, marshmallow cream ...more

How To : Clone Shake Shack's Bacon CheddarShack Burger

Most people I've talked to agree that Shake Shack has mastered the upscale, fast food hamburger quite well. So when a new burger comes out on the ultra-popular fast food chain's menu, you've got to take notice—even if you live nowhere near one. Their latest creation, the Baco ...more

How To : Make Chinese sweet and sour spareribs

Watch this video cooking tutorial to make delicious Chinese sweet and sour spareribs with a recipe from Thai chef Kai. It may convince you to buy some rib for dinner tonight. For this dish, you will need spare ribs, soy sauce, cooking wine, sugar, vinegar, sesame oil, water, l ...more

How To : Cook Chinese sweet and sour chicken

Forget the Chinese takeout tonight. This cooking how-to video shows you how to make an old Chinese favorite, sweet and sour chicken. Watch this video cooking lesson to learn how to make this chicken dish that is sure to delight your taste bud with the sweet and sour flavors. S ...more

How To : Make a DIY Bouncy Ball

If you ever want to make your own bouncy ball, all you need are basic white glue, borax, food coloring, cornstarch, and water. Simply combine warm water, cornstarch, and borax together in one bowl, and in a separate bowl mix together white glue and food coloring. Pour the fir ...more

How To : Make Indian mattar paneer (peas and cheese)

Watch as Manjula prepares mattar paneer, a popular North Indian dish. You will need: 8oz Frozen baby green peas 1/3 lb paneer 3 tablespoon of oil Pinch of asafetida (hing) 1 teaspoon cumin seed 2 bay leaves 1/2 inch of cinnamon stick 2 large tomatoes 1/2 inch ginger 1 green p ...more

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