A vending machine is an invaluable, yet totally frustrating piece of equipment. It's a godsend whenever your tummy's growling or you need an ice-cold drink on a hot summer day. But when something gets stuck inside or the machine flat out malfunctions, it quickly becomes your a ...more
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Have you ever seen one of those Snapple machines with the lever coin return? I will show you how to get free drinks or snacks out of this type of machine. Don't Miss: 9 Vending Machine Hacks for Free Drinks, Snacks, & More Take your dollar and put it in the machine. Have a f ...more
No matter which brand you buy, microwave popcorn never tastes as good as its movie theater counterpart. Even if you pop it yourself on the stovetop and drizzle it with real butter, it doesn't have the same flavor. That's because movie theaters don't use real butter—their popco ...more
Americans consume over 1.2 billion pounds of potato chips each year, making it one of the most popular snack foods in the United States. If the entire population were addicted, it'd be about 4 pounds per person each year. Not everyone does, though, so it'd be more realistic t ...more
A great pizza may take more than 20 minutes to make, but if you're using pizza-flavored snacks instead of fresh ingredients, you'll end up with a "Meta-Pizza" that's sure to please any junk food fiend. Health nuts, go away now, because you're not going to like what you're goin ...more
You've packed your own lunch and can't wait to get to the little vacuum-sealed cup of dessert you brought along. You keep rummaging in the bottom of the bag, searching for the spoon you're certain you packed…except you didn't. Uh-oh. If you're in a break room that keeps plast ...more
Instead of serving the same old biscuits, mashed potatoes and gravy for dinner tonight, why not take your family on an exotic taste adventure by fixing them pani puri? Pani puri is a puffed Indian flat bread that can be served with condiments like mint, tamarind water, and chi ...more
I'm sure you've heard that binging on turkey will make you sleepy, and there's a reason for that. Turkey contains tryptophan, which some believe is the go-to amino acid for increasing serotonin (a calming neurotransmitter) and/or melatonin (a sleep inducing hormone) in your br ...more
Learn how to make venison pepperoni snack sticks. Pepperoni is a cooked product; jerky sticks are done similarly except that you can use a wetter mix (eases extrusion) and dehydrate in the process.
Indian snacks are awesome, but when we look into the health factor, they go from 30 to 0 in 2 seconds flat. Poha chivda is a wonderful healthy snack alternative to the fried ones, you so yearn for at the stores. This poha chivda recipe has a great shelf life and is so easy to ...more
What's the best way to make sure your fruits, specifically melons, are staying fresh and tasty? Wrapping and storing your melons properly is the key to freshness. YouProduceGuy has the tips you need to make sure you wrap your melons perfectly for long-lasting fruit delight, so ...more
Turkey cookies— what dessert would be better for Thanksgiving? And no, this isn't another ingenious idea on how to use turkey meat for leftovers, but it is an ingenious way to make cookies—cookie turkeys—which can easily be "gobbled" up by the whole family during your Thanksgi ...more
Gas stations may be convenient for travel snacks, but the cost of shopping there sure can add up. If you're looking for easy, on-the-go snacks that fit into your travel budget, look no further. We've got 12 kid-friendly, portable food ideas you can make before leaving on your ...more
You know how when you finish a bag of potato chips, Cheetos, or some other glorious savory junk food snack, there's always some bits and crumbs in the bottom of the bag? And you know how you pour those into your mouth, making sure to get every last speck of dust, because it's ...more
Whether you call them chickpeas, garbanzo beans, or Egyptian peas, these little morsels are one of my favorite snacks—when properly seasoned, that is. Being mild in flavor on their own, they're incredibly versatile and fun to experiment with. (They're also incredibly healthy.) ...more
SOUR GRASS. Sourgrass is known to the scientific world as Oxalis pes-caprae. To gardeners this may be a weed but to hikers and campers.....this is a delicious snack! Although not indigneous to CA, sour grass can be found just about anywhere. A great spot for me to munch is d ...more
Chakli, or Chakri murukku, is a snack that's extremely popular in India and in Sri Lanka. Made from urad and rice flower, the snack gets its savory appeal from the addition of chili, cumin, and other spices. The snack is fried to a crisp and then ringed together into a spiral ...more
Apples are great snacks, and they're often paired with peanut butter or sliced cheese for a well-rounded energy boost of carbs, fat, and protein. The apples are an important part of the equation, as they are low-calorie and full of vitamins, nutrients, fiber, and lots of other ...more
Tips for Indian snack recipes, dishes, and appetizers. Learn the recipe for making an Indian snack in this free cooking video. Part 1 of 20 - How to Make Indian snacks. Make Indian snacks - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make Indian snacks ...more
This delicious, crunchy snack is from Gujarat, India, where it has been served traditionally with crisped rice and dry cereal. This particular version is made with corn for a bit of sweetness. As with any recipe, you can add in whatever other ingredients suit your fancy. In t ...more
In this episode of Show Me the Curry, learn how to make traditional Indian snack food, Sav. This recipe is for a hot and spicy sav but if you are not big on the spice you can adjust the ingredients to your liking. Enjoy this crispy treat as a satisfying mid-day snack anytime! ...more
Consider the radish. This root vegetable is so sadly misunderstood sometimes, and that makes us sad because we adore its spicy flavor and crunchy texture. We're always on the lookout for unique food items that can be turned into a dish of wow and wonder with just a few simple ...more
LEDs have slowly become the standard for DIY lighting projects because they consume less power and last way longer than regular light bulbs do. Light-emitting diodes have no filament, meaning they generate their light solely by the movement of electrons in a semiconductor mate ...more
Chicken wings, pizza, beer, and chips are among the top five most popular Super Bowl foods, and we eat them in staggering quantities. According to the stats, Domino's and Pizza Hut sell over 25 million slices of pizza during the Super Bowl, and Americans snack on over 1 billio ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make Filipino turon. Ingredients you will need include: A bag of whole steamed Saba bananas, spring roll pastry, and brown sugar. First, take your bananas and cover them completely with brown sugar and place onto a plate. After this, roll the ...more
Want a quick snack? Watch this video to learn how to properly boil frozen dumplings.
Vegetable puffs are a wonderful snack option for the days that you want something substantial and you can’t wait very long for it to be made! Watch this how to video to learn the recipe and the method of cooking vegetable and keema puffs. Ingredients: Puff Pastry Sheets - 1 ...more
Baking thinly sliced salami in the oven changes it to an awesome and savory crispy snack. They're dippable, crowd-pleasing, and healthier than your average slice of salami —the amount of oil that drains from each slice is a little scary! These high-protein crisps have lots of ...more
Gatorade and football go hand in hand, from player endorsements to the traditional Gatorade shower that coaches get at each Super Bowl. So, get in the game-day spirit with these Gatorade-infused drinks, desserts, and snacks. The good thing about Gatorade is that it comes in ev ...more
Turning your oven on in the summer is just asking to convert your house into a sauna. No matter how badly you want to bake cookies during a heat wave, having to deal with the boost in temperature is a deterrent at best. However, this doesn't necessarily mean you have to go co ...more
These delicious chips make the perfect snack! Follow along with this Asian cooking how-to video to learn how to make Chinese shrimp chip snacks. This shrimp chips are sure to be a hit with your family. The ingredients you will need for this recipe are store bought shrimp chips ...more
True story: a friend of mine regularly started a fight with her boyfriend everyday at 4 p.m. Every day. This went on for years until he finally got the bright idea of shoving a granola bar at her the minute she came home from work. Shazam! The fights were a thing of the past. ...more
Want to mix a Scooby Snack cocktail? This clip will show you how it's done. Interested in trying your hand at bartending? With the proper technique, mixing the perfect drink can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video bartenders' guide can present an overview of the pr ...more
This how to video shows you how to make a quick healthy snack in the microwave. It's quick and easy and only requires a yam, plastic wrap and a microwave. Yams contain vitamin A, C, B6, potassium and beta carotene. All you have to do for your yam snack is to cover the yam in p ...more
There are very few times (if any) the word poo and delicious belong in the same sentence, but any fan of South Park (or chocolate) will appreciate this awesome Mr. Hankey, The Christmas Poo treat, created by Degroof. Best of all, it's super easy to make, and consists of only ...more
You don't have to be Scooby Doo or Shaggy to enjoy this drink. Learn how to make a Scooby Snack cocktail brought to you by American Bartenders School. Bailey's, Midori and Malibu Rum are needed.
Here is a video on making Pastrami flavored snack sticks. Part 1 is mostly the first day's work (preparation) with a little into the second day's set-up and stuffing. Part 2 is the balance of the production (stuffing and cooking with the recipe at the end). Alternate methods o ...more
If you don't know what namak pare is, you soon will. The Indian snack dish consists of delicious flour, yogurt, and sometimes butter deep fried in oil or ghee for a crispy, crunchy texture. These crips are sweet and can be dipped into sauces if you wish. Check out the video t ...more
Looking for an easy, environmentally-friendly craft project? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper snack box with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to g ...more
Planning a Super Bowl party, or any football-themed party for that matter, can be fun for even the most craft-adverse host, as almost anything brown can turn into a football with just a little decoration. With a little planning, you won't be serving up any Pinterest fails this ...more
This is how you may make snack sticks with as few as 3 ingredients and meat. This video is more about techniques than the snack sticks themselves. There is some discussion on shelf-stability as well. This is a "cooked sausage" that is later dehydrated to improve presentation.
In this clip, the ladies of Show Me the Curry teach you how to make delicious Til Sankari or Tilgul. This delightful Indian snack is easy to prepare and tastes amazing. Give it a try and add a little spice to your table!
In this edition of Working Class Foodies, learn how to make easy to carry, non-perishable, energy packed peanut butter oat bars for under 8 bucks. These snacks are great for camping, hiking or kid's lunch boxes and can also be a healthy breakfast. Enjoy!
Eating healthy does not mean crunching on cardboard 24/7, even if that's what your kids think. While it's always easy to reach for a neat package of Cheetos and toss that into your kid's lunchbox for school, doing so means you're giving them a hefy serving of artificial colori ...more
Learn how to say the names of snacks in French
It's nearly impossible to survive Halloween without gorging yourself out on hordes of cavity-inducing candy, chocolate, cake, and other sweets. That being said, your little kid is probably getting enough sugar from trick-or-treating and school parties as it is, so keep him fro ...more
Michel Nischan shows you some great low-carb snacks, such as mozzarella sticks and peanut butter covered vegetables. However, the best low-carb snack is the Mexican pizza. Created with a toasted tortilla, refried beans, strained salsa, and low fat cheese. Bake it in the oven f ...more
This nice little small platter can hold candies or nuts or more. The sky's the limit with this one! It looks kinda like a folded boat actually.
Love candy? Want to make it? Then candy melts, or candy wafers that you can pour into a mold and melt into any shape you desire, are your best and easiest bet for making beautiful confectionary creations. Check out this snack making tutorial to learn how to make a candy-melte ...more
Protein shakes are an easy and tasty way to get nutrition throughout your day. In this clip, learn how to avoid that chalky taste that normally comes along with health shakes and make a fresh and delicious alternative that even your kids will appreciate. Serve this as an afte ...more
Wise Snacks wants baseball fans to reach for potato chips instead of peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and it's calling augmented reality out of the bullpen to close the deal. The snack maker has partnered with two Major League Baseball teams, the Atlanta Braves and the New York Met ...more
In this cooking how-to video Chef Mario shows Rachel a new way to eat "chips and dip". Watch this cooking lesson as he shows you how to make a unique and quick snack out of plantains. All the ingredients for this recipe are thinly sliced plantains, olive oil, salt and pepper. ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make bacon cups. Before you begin, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Then, you will need a muffin pan with the bottom of it covered in foil. After you do this, spray cooking spray on each of the different cups of foil. Now, you will lay around ...more
This is a video that demonstrates how to cut up a pineapple for a healthy snack. She places the pineapple on it's side and then cuts one end off and then the other. She then stands the pineapple up and cuts around until all the outer part of the pineapple is gone. She slices d ...more
In this video, from happyauershow, we learn how to make some healthy snacks for kids. First, is a sweet Kid Kabob. You need a skewer, strawberry, pineapple, marshmallow, and Rice Krispies Treats. Simply make a pattern on the kabob however you'd like. You can use whatever fruit ...more
A staple of camp, and hot summers, and just childhood overall, puppy chow is a terrific little snack for kids, or an adult with a sweet tooth. In this video our hostess, Lauren Martinez, shows us a complete rundown of how to prepare this treat. Beginning with a list of ingredi ...more
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
This video shows you how to make a single serving of Chex Mix for a snack in the microwave. Of course, if you're making snacks for a party, just increase the quantities of all the ingredients. Delicious, quick and easy!
In this video, Aida shows us how to make Mexican potato skins. First, roast some new potatoes with salt, pepper and olive oil at 425 in the middle rack. While they are roasting, grab 6 oz of Mexican chorizo and put it into a hot non-stick pan. Once the potato skins are done, s ...more
Fitness and nutrition guru Susan Powter discuss the how to have a healthy late night snack both sweet, simple, and beautiful. In only five minutes, a perfect healthy working late, snack. Lose weight by eating healthy late night snacks. Click through to watch this video on susa ...more