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News : Make Liquid Smoke In a Glass (Best Bar Trick EVER)

As filthy as this looks, I can't help but be utterly awed and amazed. Pull this bar trick at the club and you'll at least woo the Jersey Shore set. You will need: an unfiltered hand-rolled cigarette and a cold glass. From YouTuber noncents: "Don’t inhale the smoke just pull ...more

How To : The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker

There's something primal about the smell of smoking food. Somewhere deep in the recesses of our souls, we remember a time when humans only ate by the fire. Or perhaps that's just something I tell myself. Either way, it's hard to smell smoke and food and not feel like you shoul ...more

How To : How & Why You Should Make Your Own Bacon

There's something magical about homemade foods, especially when they're items that most people don't make. Even the simplest bread tastes divine when you've mixed it yourself, kneaded it yourself, and gotten the dough stuck underneath your nails. So if a simple food tastes am ...more

How To : 56 Completely Necessary Booze Hacks

Fight me all you want, but it ain't a party without alcohol—whether it's a Halloween party, Christmas party, dinner party, or even a damn wedding. (If you think that people will stick around after dinner for a dry wedding, then you're sorely mistaken.) And while we'd all love ...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 Instant 'Aged' Bourbon Out of the Cheap Stuff

Step aside, vodka—whiskey will soon be the best-selling hard liquor in the United States. The whiskey renaissance has been largely attributed to the current trend for locally- and artisan-produced goods. Local whiskey distilleries are rapidly increasing in number across the n ...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

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : Cook with Lapsang Souchong Tea

Like cigars and whiskey, Lapsang Souchong tea is an acquired taste. Some people never get over the pungent, tarry flavor and intense smell of the beverage, but using it as a rub, marinade, or other seasoning is totally smart. The tea adds a smoky yet not overwhelming flavor to ...more

How To : Make fake bacon, or vegetarian bacon

Ms. Joni Marie Newman from Just the Food teaches us to make Bakin Bits without hydrogenated fats. She tells us that it's cheap, it's easy, and it only takes 10 minutes to make Bakin Bits. She starts by taking granules in a bowl. In another bowl, she takes liquid smoke and adds ...more

How To : Trick Beef Lovers into Eating Your Turkey Burgers

I recently had a small gathering of friends over for a quick cookout consisting of mostly burgers on the grill. One of my friends informed me beforehand that she didn't eat red meat, but that she would be perfectly okay with eating a turkey burger. It would be impossible for ...more

How To : Decorate Christmas sugar cookies like a pro

You've got the basic recipe. Now learn all the different ways you can decorate those holiday sugar cookies like a pro. You will need: specialty decorating items sugar cookie dough cookie cutters cookie sheets currants, chopped nuts, assorted candy eggs food coloring liquid an ...more

How To : Make Buttercream Icing Cherry Blossoms

Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need: STIFF icing (see below for icing recipe) STIFF icing in brown for stamens, MEDIUM icing in brown for branches (see step #7 belo ...more

How To : Make cotton candy without a machine at home

Okay, so just as a safety precaution before you dive right in and make yourself a batch of cotton candy at home, remember that melting sugar and corn syrup requires very high temperatures, so you could get burned if you're not careful. Make sure you keep a bowl of cool water n ...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 : Build a barrel rocket stove

A rocket stove is a "rocket" combustion approach to preparing meals, which provides high combustion efficiency and efficient heat transfer to the cooking pot. Research suggests (through practical experience) that by using a rocket stove, you could save at least 50% of fuelwood ...more

How To : Make Coffee Cake with Chef Hubert Keller

Watch Chef Hubert Keller whip up a coffee cake that will fill your house and taste buds with the comforting aromas and flavors of cinnamon and sugar. Ingredients 1 package dry yeast 3 tablespoons sugar 1/3 cup warm water 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup cold milk 1 large egg 1-1/2 ...more

How To : Break hearts with liquid nitrogen

You'll be breaking hearts this Valentine's Day, literally, you'll be "breaking hearts"… if you try this science experiment. A live heart. That disgusting thing you swear your love by. How do nerds break hearts? With liquid nitrogen! Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd ...more

How To : Make beef jerky from top round slices

Learn how to make beef jerky from top round slices by following a few simple steps. First you'll be cutting beef top round roast into 1/4" strips with the grain. You'll then be shown a selection of spices and sauces necessary to season the meat. After mixing the proper spices ...more

How To : Make homemade catfish dough bait

To prepare homemade catfish bait out of dough, you will need the following ingredients: gloves, a bowl, 2 slices of dried bread, 1/2 cup to 1 cup of peanut butter, honey, garlic, onion powder, liquid smoke, and flour. Crumble the bread. Mix the bread with peanut butter. Add 1 ...more

How To : Make tasty beef jerky

Beef jerky is a nutritious and protein packed snack that is very easy to transport anywhere. By making your own beef jerky you can avoid unhealthy preservatives and will have truly terrific results if you choose a nice cut of meat. Things you'll need: Dehydrators 1/2 tsp. cho ...more

How To : Turn your kettle grill into a food smoker

Smoking food is one of the best ways you can prepare food, since it both imparts a rich, wood grainy flavor and treats food without needing to add excess oils (which also add extra calories and fat). But what happens if you don't have a large backyard and smoker? You can actu ...more

How To : Make pinto beans to compliment your BBQ meal

In this tutorial, we learn how to make pinto beans to compliment your BBQ meal. To start, soak 3-4 lbs of beans overnight in a large pot. The next day, add in 1 lb of chopped bacon, 2 qt beef broth, 1 qt chicken broth, 20 oz can diced tomatoes, chopped yellow onion, 1 tbsp chi ...more

How To : Shop for bacon

In this video, we learn how to buy bacon at a grocery store. Bacon labeled "USDA Certified", this means it has been cleared from parasites. Most bacons are priced by how much they weigh, so make sure you keep an eye out for bacons that are "dry cured" or "dry rubbed". You want ...more

How To : Make summer sausage at home anytime of the year

Put pre-mix into bowl. Add whole mustard seed, coriander, fresh ground pepper, and liquid smoke for flavor. You can also add half a teaspoon of hot pepper mix to make it spicy. For meat, use 1/3 ground chuck and 2/3 hamburger; some fat is necessary for a good sausage. Next, ad ...more

How To : Make the marinate for beef jerky

This is a step-by-step tutorial on making beef jerky. Ingredients needed are: round steak, 8 to 10 oz. of soy sauce, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, fresh ground pepper to taste, 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire, 1 teaspoon salt, ...more

How To : Barbeque ribs in your home oven

If you live in an apartment complex and can't barbecue, this is a great recipe for getting great-tasting ribs without the fire. This tutorial breaks down, step-by-step, the process of making this delicious meal. Ingredients: 3 pound slab of ribs Marinade: 3 Tablespoons brown ...more

News : Make a Spoon Disappear

If you're willing to shell out for a mind-blowing party trick, here's another great one to add to your repertoire. Unfortunately this isn't a dirt cheap junk drawer DIY—you'll need a $40-$60 gallium kit (which doesn't include the spoon mold). What is gallium, you may ask? An a ...more

HowTo : Make Your Own McDonald's McRib

On November 2nd, the legendary McRib returned to McDonald's across the country. McRib fans rejoiced. BUT, as every true fan already knows, the sandwich will be pulled from the menu again December 5th. If you subscribe to the cult of the McRib, don't let McDonald's tease you w ...more

How To : Make a baking soda volcano project

In this video, we learn how to make a homemade volcano. You will need: 6 cups of all purpose flour, 2 cups of salt, 4 tablespoons of cooking oil, an empty plastic soda bottle, dish washing liquid, food coloring (optional), vinegar, 2 tablespoons of baking soda, a cooking pan, ...more

How To : Make beef jerky in the oven

You are going to cook the meat right on the oven rack so it is a good idea to clean the rack before you get started. The meat you'll need is a top round or brisket, or any kind of beef with a low fat content. Make sure the beef is thin, and place it in the freezer just until i ...more

How to Act Like a Food Snob : Molecular Gastronomy Edition

I first heard the term molecular gastronomy while watching an episode of Bravo's Top Chef a few seasons back. Intrigued by the concept, I sought to find out more about this modern, deconstructed type of cookery. If you happen to be around foodies and the topic of molecular gas ...more

How To : Use a smoker box

Chef Jason Hill shows how to use a grill box smoker. This box will turn your propane or gas grill into a temporary smoker. The box is used to hold wood smoking chips. Place the box over the burner to produce smoke flavored food. Most smoker boxes come flat, so some grills can ...more

How To : Make silly putty at home, just like NASA

NASA has invented the T-RAD Device, a.k.a. Goo Gun. Astronauts aboard the STS-120 will test the effectiveness of the pre-ceramic polymer in its ability to repair damaged shuttle tiles. To make connections to the mission, in this video tutorial, Dr. Diana teaches you how to mak ...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 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 a classic science experiment volcano project

Make Your Own Erupting Volcano! This is a classic experiment and it is very easy to do at home. So after you watch it - TRY IT! All you need is some kind of volcano that you can make, and then a little vinegar and some baking soda from the supermarket. This demonstration show ...more

How To : Get great skin like a celebrity

Not everyone in Hollywood owes their nice complexion to a dermatologist. Here are some homespun beauty secrets you can steal. You Will Need: * Sugar * Extra virgin olive oil * Liquid vitamin C * Washcloths * Bag Balm * Honey * Petroleum jelly * Un-petroleum jelly (optional) S ...more

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 gooey slime for kids

Make Slime! This one is easy. Just mix equal parts of glue and water and then add an equal part of liquid starch. Just like that you have gooey slime. The more you play with it the more fun it becomes. This acclivity causes the polymer chains in the glue to cross link with che ...more

How To : Make oobleck

Make yourself some oobleck. Mix 1 1/2 cups of corn starch with a cup of water and some food coloring for effect. The result is liquid yet solid. Make oobleck. Click through to watch this video on instructables.com

How To : Remove stains from upholstered furniture

Make your upholstered furniture look like new again by getting out spots and stains. Learn how to remove stains from upholstered furniture with this how to video. You Will Need * Clean, white cloths * Dishwashing liquid * Rubbing alcohol * Baking soda or cornstarch * A vacuum ...more

How To : Create an oozing fake wound

The cost of acrylic paint and corn syrup? Minimal. Freaking out your friends beyond all reason? Priceless. You Will Need * Liquid latex * 2-3 cotton swabs * 2-3 toothpicks * Purple, red, and brown acrylic paint * 2/3 c. white corn syrup * 1 tsp. red food coloring * 2-3 drops b ...more

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