With tips from this video, make a soda can stove. First, cut the bottom off. Poke holes with a knife into the side of the lid. Make a piece for the inside of the stove.
How to Make a Stove Out of a Can
In 2 minutes you can make a stove from household materials that you probably already have. Learn this great survival trick by watching this how-to video. You will need rubbing alcohol, a soda can, a sharp knife, and a food tin. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to build ...more
This is a how-to on how to make a survival cook stove instead of spending $25 to buy one online. It is a simple projecting that requires an old can, a pair of scissors, and a knife. Be careful and pay attention to his excellent instructions! Watch this video survival training ...more
There are three huge benefits to microwave popcorn: it's quick, it's delicious, and it's cheap. But there's a way to make popcorn that's better, more delicious, and cheaper than the microwave variety. And oh yeah, quite a bit healthier. Like anyone who enjoys movies and salty ...more
Make a small stove to burn wood chips using the wood gas method. Get tips from this how to tutorial.
Here's how to make a great little portable stove from stuff you probably have laying around your house! It's perfect for camping, backpacking, and power outages.
Check out this how-to guide on constructing a penny-stove. This video will take you through each small step of making the penny alcohol stove for camping or just for the garage.
Finding yourself in the wilderness where there is no chance of possibly making a fire outside is pretty dangerous. But you can avoid the danger by making your very own cheap woodburning stove for the inside of you shelter. Enjoy! In order to heat the shelter we thought that w ...more
To build a stone rocket stove, you will need the following: stones, wood, a tender pile, and lighter (or something to start a fire) Gather large stones. A fire pit is useful. Make a base with the large stones. Place 2 parallel. Then, close the ends, by placing stones around i ...more
Vavrek shows how to build a twig-powered cooking stove from scratch.This demonstrates a basic portable solar cooker.
Can't afford to buy a stove for your kitchen? Then watch this how to video to learn how to make a sixteen brick rocket stove. This adobe brick stove is great for cooking food outside.
Learn To Hack a Glue Gun and turn it into a Small Electric Stove to heat up your food. Its cheap to make and very helpful for when you don't have anything to cook you food with. Find out how by watching this video. All you need is a hot glue gun and some paper clips. Watch thi ...more
In every wilderness adventure, there needs to be some form of stove, even if it's only a fire. To prepare and heat canned or caught food, the stove is a must! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to build your very own hobo stove with the help of a few tools: A number 10 ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make a lightweight stove for camping and survival. You will learn how to make an ultra lightweight alcohol stove. This stove weighs only one ounce and has no moving parts. It only takes a few short minutes to make and will outlast most convention ...more
Learn to make wild rice in a rice cooker and white rice pilaf on the stove top with Professional Chef Gordon Drysdale. Rice is surprisingly easy to burn, but when done right, wild rice flavored with butter, broth and spices. Learn how to prepare wild rice either in a rice cook ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make distilled water. Begin by pouring some water into a kettle pot and heat it at medium temperature. Then make a hole in the side of a plastic cup and insert a tube into the hole. Now cover the top of the cup with plastic wrap and ...more
Check out this ultra light alcohol stove. It weighs only 1 oz and has no moving parts. You can make it yourself in just a few minutes and it will outlast most conventional stoves. Boils in under 5 minutes and the fuel is cheap. This is a perfect stove for ultra light backpacki ...more
Russell teaches how to make an ultra-light alcohol stove. He also shows how to light it.
Remind yourself how to make an ultralight wick back packing stove with tips from this how-to video. Or, just plain teach yourself how to do it, depending on what level you are at in making ultralight wick backpacking stoves.
There is really no limit to the recycling that a somewhat handy person can do given only some tools and a good supply of scrap. This video walks you through one recycling project, making a wood-burning stove enclosure for your yard using only old roofing tin. If you have acces ...more
To make instant noodles you would need a pot, a pair of chopsticks, scissors, napkin and most importantly the right instant noodles that you want. Start by opening the noodle bag using the scissors. Empty the contents by removing the packets of flavoring first. Toss the noodle ...more
Learn how to make an alcohol stove out of a can with help from this tutorial. The alcohol stove is a really great option for lightweight backpackers and easy to put together by using this video as your guide! Get prepared for any survival situation by adding this task to your ...more
First of all you have to arrange the ingredients that are two chicken breasts which you have to cut into chunks, two tbsp of vegetable oil, two tbsp of butter, one chopped onion, a quarter of a tsp cinnamon, one tsp of crushed garlic, one tsp of crushed ginger, half tsp of gro ...more
Survive the apocalypse by learning how to make a stove out of nothing but a soda can! Video: .
Learn how to make this very small alcohol burning stove with cheap and easy to find items.
This video demonstrates how to make Game Day onion rings. For this first you need to take a Spanish onion and cut it into slices so that you can easily take out rings. Then take some flour and add corn meal into it. Then add salt, Kosher salt, cayenne powder and pepper. Mix th ...more
In order to make Ramen Noodles, on the stove or in the microwave, you will need the following, Ramen Noodles, water, a saucepan, and a microwavable bowl. To make them in the microwave, fill a microwavable bowl halfway with water. Add noodles. Heat for 3 ¬O minutes. Remove. Be ...more
Stove that you cant extinguish very easy. To make this survival stove, you will need WD-40, a paper towel, and a lighter. Video: .
Sure, you can stick a lumpy little packet into the microwave and punch a few buttons. But once you learn to pop your own corn on the stove, you'll never want the fake-tasting kind again. It might seem like an overly old-timey way to make popcorn, but the results are worth it. ...more
If you find yourself stranded somewhere, or hungry in the wild, you will definitely need this tutorial. In this video clip, learn how to make a quick and easy survival stove so that you never go cold or hungry. This stove is not difficult to put together and in this clip you w ...more
This hearty recipe is easy to make, you don't even have to turn on the oven. Just mix your favorite vegetables and some chicken to enjoy a filling home cooked meal.
Make popcorn the way your grandparents made it! This is a healthier alternative to microwave popcorn, and also lets you decide what flavors you want to add. You can make a traditional popcorn the old fashioned way using your kitchen stove.
Measure corn and oil into a large pot. A heavy-bottom pot is best, but any pot will work. Cover the pot with the lid and turn the burner's heat to Medium. If your pot's lid is tight and doesn't allow steam to escape leave it slightly ajar. Gently shake the pot to evenly spre ...more
There's nothing better than real, homemade tomato sauce, but to really develop the flavors, it usually has to simmer for a few hours. And while it's totally worth doing if you have the time, some nights it's just not an option. That's where the pre-made stuff comes in. Jarred ...more
French fries, like mashed or roast potatoes, are the type O blood of the food world—they're compatible with just about everybody. That's why it's so sad to bring home leftover frites (that's French for French fries) and have to toss them out the next day because they don't tas ...more
The best chemistry experiments are those you can perform with items already laying around your house. With only some sugar, salt substitute and an instant cold pack, you can make your very own gunpowder! Being able to make homemade gunpowder without a trip to the store can be ...more
Unless you're a high-schooler building a nuclear fusion reactor, the hardest part of a science investigatory project often is coming up with a good idea. You want it to be cool yet feasible, novel but still useful. That's why Ai-ni Bautista's science project on making liquid ...more
I'm constantly searching for a homemade pizza dough that tastes good but isn't too challenging to execute. In other words, a recipe that doesn't require any arcane "dough whispering" skills. However, my hunt may be coming to an end thanks to one celebrity chef's concept. Maki ...more
Instant ramen has been popular in the states for decades, and restaurants that serve the real thing in any variety you can imagine have been popping up everywhere in the last few years. But you don't have to go out or spend all day cooking to have a gourmet ramen experience. ...more
Even though I often end the workday exhausted and just want to wrap rotisserie chicken parts in a store-bought tortilla and shove it in my eating hole, I generally try and take a couple of minutes to warm up said tortillas before I begin my meal. But if you're starving, do you ...more
You're in the middle of cooking and a car alarm, cute kitten, or neighborhood brawl made you step away from the stove for a few minutes longer that you should have. It happens to almost every home cook. Most of the time, nothing dramatic happens, but every now and then, you en ...more
Yes, I know it's autumn and the trees are losing their leaves, but the seasons do not decide when I can or cannot enjoy ice cream. No matter how warm or cold is is outside right now, I will remain completely fascinated by rolled ice cream. Yes, rolled. Video: . Don't Miss: Cre ...more
I'm an impulsive baker, which means that the instructions to "bring ingredients to room temperature" make me want to kick myself for not thinking ahead. Sure, some ingredients like milk or water you can heat up, but that means messing up an extra pot or pan. If you've planned ...more
Cold brewing tea and coffee are all the rage, and for good reason: they're idiot-proof. I, personally, am a total dunce at brewing coffee. It either ends up strong enough to peel paint from a car or so weak that you can see through it. Meanwhile, I have friends who inevitably ...more
Though you may scrub every inch of your kitchen, there are plenty of trouble areas that are nearly impossible to get clean: gunked-up tile grout, rust in the sink, and caked-on burners and grates on the stove. As far as burners and grates go, you're in luck, because there's a ...more
Two slices of whole-wheat toast with lots of butter. Two eggs, poached to a firm yet custardy texture. The yolks should absolutely not be hard-cooked and the whites should be tender, not rubbery. That's my idea of the perfect breakfast. A golden, runny-but-not-liquid yolk, cre ...more
I'm starting a laminate tile installation next Thursday. I thought I will show what is involved from start to finish. It's going in a kitchen and two bathrooms. There is ceramic tile in these rooms now and I'm installing the laminate tile right over the ceramic tile. The probl ...more
There are hundreds of delicious ways to enjoy caramel, from chocolate confections to sticky caramel apples and carnival bags of caramel corn. Caramel might be the special sauce that makes every dessert taste better, but it's also surprisingly simple to make. In about 7 minute ...more
Ramen has always been a go-to meal for frugal foodies, college students, and anyone else who loves a soothing, cheap, and easy meal. And while instant ramen is delicious (and can easily be improved), making a simple homemade ramen is even better, and nearly as easy. Most peop ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
Polenta can cause risotto-like anxiety for the most experienced cook. First of all, making polenta is time-consuming—it can often take upwards of 45 minutes (unless you use this shortcut). And in the midst of this long cooking time, you're constantly stirring to keep the polen ...more
When it comes to making pancakes in the morning, most of us probably follow the instructions on the box. Mix all the ingredients together, pour onto a hot greased pan, and form perfect circular flapjacks one by one. But pancakes are so much more than that. You can turn them i ...more
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
Will the predicted apocalyptic date—December 21st, 2012—really be the end of the world? In this ongoing five-part series, we examine what would happen if zombies, nuclear weapons, cyber wars, earthquakes, or aliens actually destroyed our planet—and how you might survive. End ...more
Many home cooks struggle to cook duck breast because they cook it as they would chicken. But not all poultry is created equal, and duck is definitely unlike chicken. For starters, the breast of the duck is a rich, dark meat, and the cut is covered by a thick slab of fat. When ...more
To flip, or not to flip, that is the real question. When you're nervously standing over the stove or grill, what do you do with that steak before you? I always believed that to have a perfect medium or medium-rare steak, I needed to let a thick cut of meat sear on one side fo ...more
This video shows you how to take an extended reach Bic lighter (the kind you would use to light a camping stove, charcoal or something similar) and add more lighter fluid to extend it's life. As long as the spark is still good, you can refill your lighter, and this tutorial sh ...more
The potato masher is one of the most dreaded tools in my kitchen; it always gives me flashbacks to when I had to mash potatoes for Thanksgiving dinners while growing up. Don't Miss: 8 Essential Instant Mashed Potato Hacks If you're not fond of mashers either, or just don't ...more
Are you stranded in a hotel room with no kitchen, but craving the comfort of a home-cooked meal? Fear not, I have found some interesting ways to cook food without the luxury of an oven, stove, microwave, or even a toaster!—also known as "hotel room cooking." This information ...more
Every home cook has their most-hated kitchen task. For me, peeling hard-boiled eggs and garlic are pretty high up there. Actually, peeling just about anything is, but for every annoying job, there's a shortcut to make it easier. From the folks at Household Hacker, here are 10 ...more