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How To : Make roast beef with Julia Child

Julia Child and her guest demonstrate how to make roast beef. She also makes a watercress and parsley vinaigrette salad. Make roast beef with Julia Child. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make popovers with Julia Child

In this "Baking with Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make popovers. A simple and quick 'popped' bread requires a blender. Make popovers with Julia Child. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make Irish soda bread with Julia Child

In this "Baking with Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make Irish soda bread. It is a quick bread with four ingredients: flour, salt, baking soda and buttermilk. Must bake the bread immediately after mixing buttermilk with baking soda. Make Irish soda bread with ...more

How To : Make fresh bagels with Julia Child

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make fresh bagels. Be careful to avoid developing a skin on the outside of the bagel. Yeast is a necessary ingredient in this homemade recipe. Make fresh bagels with Julia Child. Click through to watch this v ...more

How To : Make fried chicken with Julia Child

Julia Child and guest demonstrate how to make fried chicken. Moist chicken covered in a crunchy crust is a Southern favorite. You can save the livers for pate and gizzards for gumbo. Make fried chicken with Julia Child. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make naan with Julia Child

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make naan. Naan is an Indian staple bread. Make naan with Julia Child. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Play "Julia" by The Beatles on acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Julia" by The Beatles on acoustic guitar. This song is not too difficult, but it is for more intermediate finger pickers. You will want to start out with the intro of the song, making sure you have your fingers on the right frets and kno ...more

How To : Play "Odd" by Julia Nunes on a ukulele

Want to play "Odd" by YouTube ukulele senstation Julia Nunes on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. ...more

How To : Dry Fruit in Your Oven—No Dehydrator Required

Dried fruit makes a great, healthy snack by itself, and it's a nice addition to both sweet and savory dishes. Most people assume you have to have a dehydrator to make it at home, but you don't really need one unless you plan on drying fruit pretty frequently. Your oven does th ...more

How To : Distill your own alcohol

Julia Nolan, an honest to goodness Chemical Engineer, joins us on this week's episode of Systm with an easy way to distill hard liquor. Instead of building (or buying) a complicated still, made of copper and welded together, Julia has a super simple hack for a a standard count ...more

Whisking : We're All Doing It Wrong

Whisking liquids seems somehow quaint, especially since there are good, cheap devices out there like immersion blenders and hand mixers that can whip cream, turn egg whites into meringue, and mix batters for you. However, I still love my whisk and use it often, and here's why ...more

How To : For Great Pan-Fried Steak, Salt the Skillet First

There are a lot of techniques out there for how to cook the perfect steak, from flipping it multiple times to applying a spice rub or dry brine to aging the beef. But it turns out that there's a super-easy way to make a great steak at home, and all you need is a good cast-iron ...more

How To : Store Meat to Avoid Freezer Burn

Frozen meat is a saving grace for weeknight meals. Whenever I crave a certain protein, all I need to do is defrost it. Sometimes, I don't even need to defrost it in order to use it. But every once in a while, I would pull a frozen chicken breast out of my freezer only to see ...more

How To : 5 Amazing Ways to Bake with Coconut Oil

I remember the first time I used coconut oil; the whole kitchen was filled with a fragrant aroma that reminded me of the tropics. After learning it was a healthier alternative to traditional cooking oil—not to mention a great source of the good-for-you saturated fat—I was hook ...more

How To : Record conversations secretly

Surveillance expert Julia Adams offers the different ways to secretly record a conversation in this how-to video. Step 1: Recording your phone conversations This can be done using a digital recorder and a lead to your phone. The type of lead will depend on the type of phone y ...more

How To : 10 Herbs You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Fresh herbs are a surefire way to enhance a dish, but buying them at the store each time you need them is costly. Luckily, growing your own herbs is a lot easier than it seems: You can even using cuttings from the herbs you already buy to start your own little herb garden. An ...more

How To : Watch the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Online

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday, January 16th, 2011 between the hours of 5 and 8 PM PST — that's 8 & 11 PM for those of you on the East Coast (and Somewhere in the Middle for those of you Somewhere in the Middle). Can't make it to the Beverly Hilton ...more

News : Can You Find the 5% that is NOT Tattooed?

Julia Gnuse of California has been officially named the most tattooed woman in the world by the Guiness Book of World Records. Gnuse began her tattoo compulsion when she was first diagnosed with porphyria,a disease that causes the skin to blister when exposed to sunlight. When ...more

How To : Put on eyelash extensions

Our expert, Julia Trigila, discusses the application process for eyelash extensions. She answers common questions: What are eyelash extensions? How does water affect my extensions? How can you remove them? Julia covers these issues and many more. Part 1 of 12 - How to Put on e ...more

How To : Make croissants

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make croissants. This section of the video concentrates on the dough construction. Make croissants. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

News : Spooky Disembodied Lips, Tongues, and Spit Bubbles

Artist Julia Randall's photorealistic colored pencil drawings of disembodied lips, tongues, and spit bubbles kinda give me the creeps (in a perfectly good way, of course). Nicely done work. Makes me want to pick up a set of colored pencils and start drawing... Previously, Me ...more

How To : Cooking Fish with Foil Is Fantastically Foolproof

Sometimes the idea of cooking fish, especially for a group of guests, can be intimidating. There's the fear of the fish not cooking right, or sticking to the pan or grill. And even if you cook it right and the fish doesn't stick, you're left with the inevitable fishy-smelling ...more

How To : Recycle old clothes into new fashions

In this video series, learn how to recycle old clothing into new fashions. Our expert, Julia Barbee, shows you how to take old parts of clothes and transform them into works of art. Part 1 of 15 - How to Recycle old clothes into new fashions. Recycle old clothes into new fashi ...more

How To : Style long hair half up and half down with a twist

Julia, AKA Hairbeauty4you, gives detailed instructions on how to do a quick half up-do with a twist in under 10 minutes. She notes that this style is best for medium to long length hair. Julia starts with straight hair, then sections off the top part and clips temporarily. She ...more

How To : Apply makeup if you wear glasses or contact lenses

The makeup artist Julia presents this tutorial in partnership with VSP vision care in order to demonstrate makeup tips for people wearing glasses or contact lens. -On cleansed and moisturized facial skin, apply an appropriate foundation with a stiff buffer brush. -Use a concea ...more

How To : The Fastest Way to Make Spaghetti Squash Noodles

Spaghetti squash is a versatile vegetable, but it has a reputation for being intimidating to prepare... not to mention time-consuming. Heating it up in the oven can take at least 30-40 minutes, which is a definite time-suck for those who want to get dinner on the table, stat. ...more

How To : Make Jamaican style red snapper

Julia Child and guest demonstrate how to make Jamaican style red snapper. This interesting fish dish uses the flavors of traditional Jamaican street food to spice up a tenderloin of pork. Make Jamaican style red snapper. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make Danish pastry pockets

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make danish pastry pockets. They are filled with berries and a flaky dough. This recipe requires dry yeast. Make Danish pastry pockets. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make traditional French bread

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make traditional French bread. Use terra cotta tiles to bake the loaf in the oven. Make traditional French bread. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make Your Recipes Pop with Seltzer Water

While seltzer water is commonly consumed as a beverage (and a healthier alternative to carbonated soda), it is less known as a fantastic addition to many familiar recipes. The bubbles in seltzer water expand when heated, and when added to certain foods, it instantly allows the ...more

How To : Make pita bread

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make pita bread. This is an Eastern Mediterranean staple, either baked in the oven or griddle. Make pita bread. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make osso buco

Julia Child and guest demonstrate how to make osso buco - a traditional Italian dish of braised veal shanks. She begins with whole veal shanks, the front and back legs. There is more meat and less bones on the back legs. The final dish is served with rice and seasoned with ora ...more

News : Alexander McQueen Claw Heel Cupcakes

Via WonderHowTo World, CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!: Martha Stewart Living Radio recently held a cupcake contest, and unfortunately the winner was NOT these Alexander McQueen cupcakes, by Julia Cunningham, DJ on SiriusXM U. The cupcakes feature the McQueen claw heels that Lady Gaga ...more

How To : Make traditional Swedish hardtack

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make traditional Swedish oatmeal hardtack. These are very thin crispy Scandinavian crackers. Make traditional Swedish hardtack. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Cook Grains Perfectly, Every Time

When it comes to cooking grains, there is an unspoken rule to never stray from the exact measurements. Consulting charts for the proper ratio of liquid to grain is considered the difference between crunchy, undercooked pebbles and a mushy mess... that is, until now. Don't Mis ...more

How To : 5 Fantastic Ways to Cook with Leftover Lemon Peels

Lemon peels have long been known for their ability to be home remedies for cleaning and medicinal needs. In the kitchen, they are equally as useful and can transform many common dishes and drinks into more memorable ones with just a hint of citrus. To give you some ideas, belo ...more

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