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How To : Keep ice cubes frozen longer for your next party

Ok, it’s not the biggest problem in the world, but an ice bucket full of water is a not-so-subtle hint that the party’s over. Make your cubes last until the final guest has had their fill. Watch this Howcast video to learn how to keep ice cubes frozen longer. You will need boi ...more

How To : Peel a pomegranate without a mess

Cut the pomegranate on the bottom first, then cut into sections, like you would an orange. Then get a large ice-filled bowl, with ice water in it, and put pomegranate in the bowl. Use the large bowl, so you don't get any on you. Break apart the individual sections, remove the ...more

How To : Sew an easy shirred empire waist summer halter top

Summer time is the best time to have fun with fashion. And since you're probably going to be spending most of your time beachcombing, nomming on large ice cream sundaes, and attending hot late night parties, your clothing choices should be as comfortable as possible. Check ou ...more

How To : Easily make an old fashioned cocktail

The Old Fashioned cocktail is a classic cocktail in the sense that it contains a spirit, sugar and a bitter. Start with a quarter of an ounce of nice two to one simple syrup, this allows you to focus on the spirit in this drink. You then add two dashes of bitters and then a ni ...more

How To : Make a Basil in the Rye drink

Forget the Catcher in the Rye, try out this Basil in the Rye, which is a modern take on the classic cocktail Sazarac. If you're willing to try out new mixed drinks, then this is definitely one you need to down. Both delicious and satisfying, with an aromatic feel. And this is ...more

How To : Make a frappé

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a frappé. Save money and time by making a blended frozen coffee drink from the neighborhood cafe right at home. You Will Need * A blender * 2 tsp Instant coffee * 1/4-c Cold water * 1 tbsp Granulated sugar * 5 large ice cubes * ...more

How To : Split ice blocks for carving with a chainsaw

A short demonstration of using an electric chainsaw to split a large block of ice used for ice carving. This is a basic technique in ice carving. Boston-style ice tongs are also used. Demo by Dawson List IceCarvingSecrets.com He gives you the steps to making a block of ice the ...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 : Mix a (Thermos-Sized) Gin Sidecar

Hilah from Hilah Cooking mixes up a large gin sidecar, big enough for a thermos. The ingredients include two thirds of a cup of fresh lemon juice, two thirds of a cup of gin, and two thirds of a cup orange flavored liqueur. She squeezes the juice of four whole lemons for two t ...more

How To : Make a Campari & soda aperitif drink

If you’re looking for a new drink to make your signature then with summer just around the corner you have to try a Campari and soda. This drink is easy to make and is popular and refreshing because of the soda water and the fresh lime. Watch this video to learn how to make a ...more

How To : Make Betty's giant chocolate chip cookie sundae

Are you looking for the perfect after dinner treat to serve your family? Check this out! No one can resist the taste of chocolate chip cookies and when you combine them with ice cream, it's a win win! Betty will show you how to make this decadent and delicious dessert in no ti ...more

How To : Boil blue crabs at home, Cajun style

In this tutorial, we learn how to boil blue crab with home with Beryl Stokes. Before you begin, place the crabs in ice water for at least 30 minutes. Next, boil a large pot with water and a medium pot with water. Prepare your ingredients which are: white vinegar, Tabasco sauce ...more

How To : Make flower cupcake toppers out of marshmallows

If you're low on icing, just use this technique instead! Slice up large marshmallows into flower petals, cover with some colored sugar and then put a dollop of frosting in the middle. It's hard to beat these adorable cupcake toppers! Make flower cupcake toppers out of marshmal ...more

How To : Crush metal with ice water (and air pressure)

Air. It's all around us. Put it to work with this home science how-to, which demonstrates a cool method for crushing aluminum cans with a little bit of ice water and a whole lot of air pressure. To follow along with this experiment at home, you'll need a soda or paint can, a l ...more

How To : Make a homemade butter pie crust

Chef John from Food Wishes has created this video tutorial on how to make a butter pie dough from scratch. First, chop up two sticks of unsalted butter and put it in the freezer. Next, weigh out you flour. It should be exactly 12 ounces. Add a half teaspoon of salt. Put the fl ...more

How To : Make and roll pastry for a double crusted pie

Watch this how-to video and learn how to make flawless, homemade pie crust pastry. Also learn how to roll it out for a double crusted pie. Homemade pies will never be the same again with this pie pastry recipe. Ingredients for pie crust: 3 cups (750 mL) all-purpose flour 1/2 ...more

How To : Make and decorate Rice Krispies monkey cookies

In this video, we learn how to make rice crispy monkey cookies. First, you can make your rice crispy treats like usual, just add some chocolate to melt with it! Lay these out into a baking dish and let cook until hard. Then, use round cutters to cut out a large round piece and ...more

How To : Make chocolate ruffle cake

Stop serving a scoop of ice cream and put some effort into your next dessert dish! Steal this recipe from Sue McMahon, cookery editor at Woman's Weekly, for a delicious chocolate ruffle cake. To make this ruffle cake you will need about two-and-a-half hours and the following i ...more

How To : Decorate a cake using pastry bags and cones

In this video, we learn easy cake decorating tips and ideas. To make a pastry cone, you just need parchment paper! First grab a square of parchment paper then fold into a large triangle. Now, open the square up and cut where the line is in the middle. Grab one of the triangles ...more

How To : Make watermelon juice

This video will show you how to make delicious watermelon juice. Ingredients: One whole Watermelon whichever variety you get. A bottle of Rose or Raspberry syrup, crushed Ice, two glasses of water. Preparation: Cut the melon into half . Remove as many seeds as you can. Make in ...more

How To : Make soup from leftovers to save money

Turn mealtime odds and ends into a hearty—and tasty—soup. This is a cost efficient way to prepare a yummy meal. You will need: leftovers a stock pot or large saucepot stock, broth or tomato juice ice cubes or lettuce leaves garnishes optional: butter olive oil onions celery ...more

How To : Mix a Swamp Frog cocktail

Learn how to mix a swamp frog cocktail! Ingredients: * 2 gal Vodka * 1 L Lemon juice * 5 lb Sugar * 4 L Sprite Instructions: Mix ingredients in a large tub or cooler. (Sinks work well) Serve over ice. An easy drink to mix that will show everybody how great of a bartender y ...more

How To : Make a classic shrimp cocktail

This recipe is for a shrimp cocktail like none other you have ever tasted! Ingredients you will need for the Court Bouillon: Water Onions Garlic Lemon Bay leaf Peppercorns Tarragon sprigs Old bay seasoning Salt First we are going to make a poaching liquid for fish c ...more

How To : Make a delicious Coca Cola sauce for ribs or wings

Coca Cola is pretty ubiquitous by now, and no matter where you go, from Morocco to the United States, you'll always find someone throwing down a nice cold Coke. Coke is also, unsurprisingly, one of the most recognizable drinks in the world. But most of us are only familiar wi ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Make and decorate a wildlife safari cake

In order to prepare and decorate a Wildlife Safari Cake, you will need to pre-prepare royal icing and a pre-made cake. Use a large leaf tip to make palm trees. Make the leaves of a palm tree on a round dome. Allow it to dry over night. Use pretzels as the trunk of the tree. A ...more

How To : Make an Indian style tiramisu

Surprise your sweetheart this Valentines Day or any night, with a delicious Indian version of tiramisu. Tiramisu is traditionally an Italian dessert, and this is a similar recipe with an Indian twist. Why not give it a try? No one can resist the creamy deliciousness of fresh T ...more

How To : Bake a traditional peach cobbler dessert

First of all you shall need ingredients that are one 28-oz can sliced peaches, 1/2 cup brown sugar, dash of salt, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 1/4 tsp mace, 1-1/2 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 cup flour, 2 tbsp sugar, 1-1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 cup m ...more

How To : Make a grilled pineapple and ice cream dessert

Looking for great summer recipes? Then try this decadent and sweet dessert, serve it hot off the grill. Top off the grilled pineapples with vanilla ice cream or a rum sauce. Ingredients for grilled pineapples with rum sauce: * 1 (3 to 4 pound) pineapple * Cooking spray * 2 te ...more

How To : Bake a chocolate layered cake

Forget the store bought chocolate cakes, they are dry and who knows how long they have been sitting there. Watch this how-to video and learn how to bake a chocolate cake from scratch. Chocolate cake ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) butter, softened 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) granulated s ...more

How To : Make easy pizza dough

Don't bother ordering out for pizza tonight… try making your own with this easy pizza dough recipe. It's the perfect pizza doughy to begin with, because it's super quick and easy. Most people think that making dough is hard, but this recipe breaks the myth. Just follow the ste ...more

How To : Make Sure Your Dinner Party Is a Success

Holiday dinners can be the same every year, but many are starting to switch it up, making new traditions and getting a new dining experience for everyone at the table. It’s not unusual to see sweet potatoes on an Easter dinner menu or lamb at Thanksgiving dinner. Some people ...more

How To : Make a green apple martini

How to make a great green apple martini. First we start with the tools of the trade, you will need a glass, champagne or martini glass will do, next a set of tumblers, a speed pour-er, and a martini strainer. Now that all of those are laid out we need to chill the glass down, ...more

How To : Do ruffle & ruffle bow cake decorating techniques

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to do a ruffle and a ruffle bow cake decorating techniques. Use a #104 petal tip to create this effect. Also use a medium icing consistency and hold the bag at a 45 degree angle. A petal tip can be used to make ribbons and bows. The icin ...more

How To : Make a shrimp boil

Things You'll Need: Measuring spoons, 5 zipper plastic sandwich bags, 1 oz. lagniappe water, 4 large cloves of garlic (cut in half), Zatarain's Garlic and Onion Liquid Shrimp and Crab Boil, 3 bay leaves, measuring cup, 2 lemons, 5 oz. salt, ice, large pot, 5 lbs. large shrimp ...more

How To : Make Thai iced tea

This is a video demonstrating how to make Thai Iced tea. The presenter explains that Thai tea mix can be bought at a local Asian market. She explains that it costs about 5 dollars. She says that one package can last a long time. Sugar and boiling water, ice and half and half i ...more

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