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How To : To Boost Your Caprese Salad, Just Add Fruit

We like to think of ourselves as caprese connoisseurs. When we made our first batch of the iconic tomato salad, we became obsessed with the classic combo of fresh basil, sweet tomatoes, and creamy mozzarella cheese. But after a while, we wanted more than just the basic, layere ...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 : 14 Food Hacks You Need to Know for Grilling Season

It's that time of year where you need to break out the grill and cook food over red-hot coals, whether it's the beginning, middle, or end of summer. Even if you're not a grill master extraordinaire, you can use these hacks to fool your friends and family into thinking that you ...more

How To : Clean a Butcher Block Table

A butcher block table (or counter) is a solid, wooden table. Originating in butcher shops (hence the name), this has become a popular household item. Butcher block tables and counters are durable and attractive looking. The downside of butcher block is that the wood is so poro ...more

How To : Make homemade natural dog food

If you're looking for some natural dog food recipes or homemade dog food, this recipe from the Natural Pet Food Cookbook is a great start. Chef Jason Hill of Chef Tips puts Bandit's Beef Stew to the test, and this dog food recipe was approved with enthusiasm by his family's Sh ...more

How to Make Indian food : Fish kabab

The lady in the video teaches how to make Fish kebabs. White firm fish, such as cod fillets are used to make the kebabs. One teaspoon of mint garlic, one whole jalapeno pepper, three cloves, two cut up small potatoes, salt, chopped cilantro, and a blend of Indian tart spices. ...more

How To : Make Garlic Parmesan Croutons

This video from FoodWishes.com demonstrates how to make garlic Parmesan croutons. This is a great recipe for homemade croutons which will be much better than the ones you can buy at a store. He first mixes olive oil and finely mixed garlic and lets it infuse for a few hours a ...more

How To : Make Indian garlic (lasoon) chutney

Anuja and Hetal from Show Me the Curry! teaches how to make Garlic (Lasoon) Chutney. Ingredients: 1 cup Dry Shredded Coconut1/4 cup Sesame Seeds4 Dry Red Chilies1 Tbsp. Roasted Salted Peanuts1 bulb Garlic1 tsp. Tamarind Paste, Salt to taste, Roast coconut until golden. Set asi ...more

How To : Keep your herbs fresh with tips

We can't get enough of fresh herbs in our cooking, but that's just the problem: About 2 days after we purchase our sprigs of thyme and sage they look sadder than Ashton Kutcher's last romantic comedy. So if you're curious as to how to make your pricy herbs last longer, check ...more

How To : Make a ladybug out of gum paste

Ever wonder how the chefs on TV make those realistic looking cakes? Well, this tutorial will show you how to make an adorable looking ladybug for the top of your cake. In this two part video, you will learn how to make a shiny fondant (gum paste) ladybug with edible antennae. ...more

How To : Make an interesting jam with lavender sugar

When we think of jam, we usually think of luscious, thick strawberry or raspberry preserves, made rich and saccharine with loads of molasses or table sugar. But did you know you can actually add other interesting ingredients to your jams, including herbs and spices? check out ...more

How To : Make red pepper hummus

Check out this how to video to learn how to make red peppers hummus. Experience a new video cookbook with delicious summertime recipes, perfect for your picnic basket or backyard BBQ table. Red pepper hummus ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, drained 2 tbsp tahini 1/2 lemon 1 1/2 ...more

How To : Properly wash your hands

This video from Southwest Yard and Garden tells viewers why it is important to wash your hands after gardening, and when and how to do so. It also emphasizes the importance of cleaning cutting boards. You should wash your hands before eating, after using the bathroom, and whil ...more

How To : Bake sticky jam scones with your kids

Have a blast while making a delicious treat that's sweet and gooey to eat! Carrie tweaks a traditionally English breakfast item by adding an element of surprise. This recipe will have your friends and family begging you for seconds! Follow along with this cooking how-to video ...more

How To : Create individual lily petals

In this tutorial, we learn how to create lily petals. First, cut out a petal and then insert a small wire half way down into the petal. Ease it through so you don't damage the fondant. This can go into the center of the main lily flower. Use corn flower if it's stick. Press it ...more

How To : Divide and re-pot onions and herbs

How to divide and re-pot onions and herbs Take some green onions from your garden and bring them inside. If there are any dead or dry leaves on the onions that you bring in clean them up so that you have nice clean onions. Herbs are also good to grow inside during the winter a ...more

How To : Use a gas smoker with tips from Lowe's

In this video from Lowe's we learn how to use a gas smoker. This tip comes from Lowe's. You can cook with a smoker anytime of year. He is using a gas smoker. Keep this away from siding. The fire source heats the moist wood chips, which release the smoke that flavors the food. ...more

How To : Make a Window Garden to Grow Food in a Small Space

Growing whatever food that you can yourself is tremendously good for the environment because industrial food production has all sorts of ecological problems. If you live in an apartment, it might seem impossible to grow your own food. Think again! This video will show you how ...more

How To : Make grilled pork chops with Paula Deen

She's famous for adding a pound of lard to everything she whips up in the kitchen (just a guess, but maybe that's why Southern food tastes so damn good?), but thankfully, in this episode of her home cooking show, Paula Deen won't overcrowd your arteries too much. Together wit ...more

How To : Make chroma key blood and a golden Desert Eagle

For the first part, make chroma key blood: Ingredients: glue, flour, mix with water like papier mache, three drops of green and two drops of yellow food color. This combination gives more of a fluorescent chroma key look. Then to make the desert eagle gun: Materials needed: ...more

How To : Slow roast lamb shanks with garlic and rosemary

Creating a culinary masterpiece should never involve an ingredients list longer than the last "Harry Potter" book or culinary skills that have been honed at le Cordon Bleu. In fact, often times the simplest preparation is the best and most satisfying. Take a look at this food ...more

How To : Make a creamy chicken & scone bake

Procedure: First we need to add one cup about 1 Kg of chopped, frozen cooked chicken and mixed frozen vegetables consisting of cauliflower, carrot and some other vegetables of our choice into a pan, then add two tins of cream of chicken soup, then stir the mixture, then add 2 ...more

How To : Get your cat to eat canned cat food

Cats can be fickle eaters when it comes to cat food. If you cat has been eating dry food and you want to switch to cans, watch this video. It will give you tips on how to do so successfully.

How To : Keep your workspace germ-free

Your workspace should be a breeding ground for creativity and productivity, not bacteria and germs. You Will Need * Disinfectant wipes * A houseplant * Antibacterial hand wipes or gel Step 1 Designate a time each day to clean your workspace with disinfectant wipes. Make sur ...more

How To : Feed and water pigeons before shipping

This is a short video on how to hydrate and feed pigeons before you ship them off. These are homing pigeons. Make sure you only ship pigeons in official and marked 'Live Birds' crates that are specifically designed for birds. There are four types of dry food and water that mus ...more

How To : Pack camping food

Dr. Cook discusses the best ways to pack your food for a camping trip. When it comes to packing food for your camping trip, the best way is simply to pack everything into Tupperware. Everything will be held neatly in one place, and certain items can even be organized in Ziploc ...more

How To : Clean and sanitize the kitchen

Looking to give your kitchen a good cleaning this spring? Don't go out and spend a ton of money on sanitizing sprays and cleaning equipment. Cleaning and sanitizing your kitchen is easy, effective, and inexpensive, because everything you need is likely in your kitchen! You Wi ...more

How To : Reduce your salt intake

Need to cut back on the sodium? Limiting your daily salt intake can help prevent major diseases. Here's how to cut the sodium out from your diet. You Will Need: • Low- or no-sodium packaged food • Herbs • Vinegar • Lemons Step 1: Read labels Read labels when you shop. If ...more

How To : Evolve Feebas into Milotic with berries

Feebas is a special evolve thats both difficult to catch and quite difficult to evolve. Feebas needs to feel as beautiful as ever then have its level risin. This video will show you exactly how to evolve your Feebas into a Milotic. The Micle Berry (which can only be obtained ...more

How To : Dry basil and tarragon without them turning brown

Drying herbs using this method works well for herbs like basil, mint and tarragon. Herbs that don't have the fleshy body like sage Drying herbs like tarragon can be a bit trickier than fleshy herbs like sage. Tarragon is said to be great for your blood pressure and is a wonder ...more

How To : Make bath bombs that fizz in water

In this video, GoPlanetEarth.com shows viewers how to make bath bombs. The ingredients needed are: a half cup of Epsom salt, a half cup of citric acid, one cup of baking soda, one teaspoon of liquid glycerin, one teaspoon of water, three teaspoons of oil (the fragrance for you ...more

How To : Make mayonnaise

Make your own mayonnaise; it's mostly just eggs and oil, and homemade tastes better than store-bought. Watch this video to learn how to make mayonnaise. You Will Need * 2 egg yolks * 1 whole egg * 1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed * 1 tsp Dijon or yellow mustard * 1/2 tsp ...more

News : Department of State - Pets and International Travel

Tips If you are taking a relatively uncomplicated flight to post, it may be to your advantage to take your pet along as excess baggage. Ask the travel agent to provide you with a cost comparison of excess baggage versus air freight shipment.(Remember also to save your receipt ...more

How To : Make a flaky, tender pie crust from scratch

In order to prepare a Flaky Tender Pie Crust from scratch, you will need the following: a food processor, plastic wrap, 1 ¬O cups of all purpose flour, 2 T. sugar, 2 ¬O T. of solid shortening (frozen), 1 ¬º sticks of butter (frozen), water, salt, and a dash of salt. Pour dry ...more

How To : Cook up some yummy pigs in a blanket for snacks

This video demonstrates how to prepare pigs in a blanket. For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients: crescent roll dough, hot dogs, and butter/margarine. Make sure that you wash and dry your hands thoroughly, before preparing food. Preheat the oven to 375 degree ...more

How To : Dry fruit from your garden

Curtis Smith of Southwest Yard and Garden show viewers how they can dry fruit from their garden. First, you need to wash your hands before handling your fruit. To wash your hands you want to remove any jewelry, wet your hands, lather your hands and rub them together for 20 sec ...more

How To : Make raw burger buns

Whip up this tasty treat in no time flat with this video cooking tutorial of how to make burger buns with raw ingredients. Watch as she places the ingredients into the food processor, blends them up with a few herbs and spices and forms them into tasty buns for you and friends ...more

How To : Prepare herbed cream cheese with basil and oregano

Cream cheese is delicious on its own, but it tastes simply divine if you spice it up a little with some herbs. While this recipe for herbed cream cheese calls for using fresh herbs, if you don't have an herb garden you can use store bought herbs instead. Check out the video t ...more

How To : Bake pumpkin seeds for kids

This is a great instructional video then how to make a delicious food or very good food. The ingredients: dry two cups of pumpkin seeds, melt two tea-spoon butter, two tea-spoon salt, foiled pan. General process: Take two cups of pumpkin seeds. Take melt two tea-spoon butter a ...more

How To : Clean a wooden cutting board

A cutting board is essential — even if you only ever cut drink garnishes, slicing limes on a dormroom desk is pretty gross. You Will Need * A wooden cutting board * Hot water * Dishwashing liquid * Sponge * Coarse salt * A lemon cut in half * A clean, dry towel * A drying ra ...more

How To : Clean a small pet's cage

It's not the best part of owning a pet, but somebody's gotta do it. You Will Need * An empty, dry bathtub * A large garbage bag * Paper towels or dishtowels * Dishwashing detergent or other mild soap * Clean bedding—aspen shavings, pelleted paper, or hay * And a dustpan and br ...more

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 : Make a crazy foam explosion science experiment

Check out this video to see our Fantastic Foamy Fountain in action. The experiment uses Hydrogen peroxide and dry yeast. Hydrogen peroxide is similar to water but it has an extra oxygen atom. This makes it more dangerous and only adults should handle the hydrogen peroxide. Wh ...more

How To : Make traditional Day of the Dead sugar skulls

Sugar skulls, or "calaveras de azucar," are used to celebrate El dia de los Muertos, in honor of deceased friends and family. This video tutorial shows how to make sugar skulls with basic household ingredients. Once you've shaped the mixture into a skull shape, decorate and de ...more

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