Lemons & Light

How To : Make a light and moist lemon pound cake

Start with a basic pound cake recipe, and then add some delicious lemon flavor on top. For this recipe, you will need: zest of 2 lemons, 1 cup cake flour, 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon iodized salt, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 1/2 sticks sa ...more

How To : Make a light pan-baked lemon almond tart

Dessert has pretty bad connotations. After all, starving models and women trying to lose weight are often stereotyped as saying "no" to dessert in an effort to cut calories and not look like a piggy in front of friends (or a handsome date). It's pretty crappy, this world that ...more

News : Breast of a Chicken in Light Lemon Herb Sauce

6 boneless, skinless chicken-breast halves (5 ounces each) 1/2 cup of fine, dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup of extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons of fresh chopped parsley 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried oregano Salt 1 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup of Chicken Stock 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juic ...more

How To : Bake Apple Crunch Muffins

These muffins are a quick, yummy breakfast or a light, delicious mid-afternoon snack. This easy recipe provides you with moist, light muffins every time! This recipe makes 12 large muffins. Ingredients Muffins: 2 cups flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 tea ...more

How To : Say the names of beverages and drinks in French

Watch to learn how to say the names of some types of beverages in French. une boisson au citron - lemon drink une boisson aux fruits - fruit punch une boisson aux oranges - orange drink une boisson gazeuse - carbonated drink une boisson gazeuse aux oranges sans sucre - sugarf ...more

How To : Make a light and refreshing cucumber rum cocktail

Another great summer drink! The sweetness of fresh, ripe cucumber goes well with the rum. For this drink, you will need: 1 slice of cucumber, small cucumber cubes, 2 ounces single barrel rum, 1/2 ounce lemon juice or passion fruit juice, 1/2 ounce honey syrup, ice and another ...more

How To : Prevent body odor with an Urawaza secret

James shows us how to prevent stinky pits without using deodorant, but instead the Japanese Urawaza secret of baking soda and lemon. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's poor economy made a virtue out of frug ...more

How To : Make the Jesse James cocktail

Fortunately, this Jesse James won't run away from you when you're not looking and allow itself to get sipped by someone else's pucker. Watch this video to get the info on how to concoct this citrisy taste explosion. A refreshing cocktail with vodka and fresh lemon gets a spl ...more

How To : Make Maryland crab cakes

Crab cakes are best when kept simple and light. Try the recipe in this video for an authentic Chesapeake Bay taste. You'll need to gather these ingredients: two eggs, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, lemon, bread or cracker crumbs, seafood seasoning, baking pow ...more

How To : Make a Mojito cocktail

Simon Adams from H20 and Videojug demonstrates how to make a Mojito cocktail. A zesty, minty, lemon-filled explosion - make your taste buds dance with this refreshing thirst-quencher! A popular drink amongst cocktail lovers. To make it, put the sugar in the highball glass. Tea ...more

How to Make Indian chaat : Batata vada (vada pav)

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Indian chaat: Batata vada. To make the vadas, you will need: 2 lbs peeled and mashed potatoes, 1/2 tbsp ginger, 1/2 tbsp green chili paste, 1 tsp roasted cumin powder, 1 tsp sugar, salt, `.5 tbsp lemon juice, and 10 sprigs cilantro. To ma ...more

How To : Apply a homemade sugar wax and remove hair

Need to eliminate those pesky leg hairs but want to bypass the credit card bill? Then read below for a homemade sugar wax recipe and watch the video to learn how to rip off your hair! This particular method of making a sugar wax involves a gas stove, sugar, lemon juice, and w ...more

How To : Mix a flaming absinthe Sazerac

The Sazerac is the oldest cocktail we know of and is in fact that first contail ever made. Invented in the mid 1800s, a Sazerac requires you to light up a sugar cube for show. The Sazerac is a drink that must be practiced, tested, tasted, and practiced again. Like a good mart ...more

How To : Make Mujadarah

Mujadarah Mujadarah is a Middle Eastern dish that's healthy, filling, cheap, and most of all, delicious. It requires only rice, lentils, some onions, and a few spices. We like to cook it for cold winter nights. Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil 2 small onions, thinly slice ...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 : Make homemade paneer ( Indian cheese)

Paneer is an Indian cheese which is used in many recipes for appetizers, main courses and desserts. It does not melt when heated. paneer is very easy to make at home. Watch this how to video and try this easy to follow homemade cheese recipe. Ingredients: Whole Milk - 8 cups ...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 : 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 : Get rid of fleas using household products

To get rid of fleas take a pan and put some water in it. Float a tea light candle in the water and light it. Take some dish soap and pour it into the water. Mix the soap into the water. You are not trying to make a lot of bubbles but the soap in the water catches the fleas. Pu ...more

How To : Bake low-fat lemon shortbread cookies or bars

Take the saturated fat out of a shortbread cookie?! What would be left? Cooking Light has accomplished what seems impossible! A low(er) in fat recipe for shortbread cookies. This Cooking Light recipe reduces the fat and calories without sacrificing the taste of these mouth-wat ...more

How To : Mix a Hurricane Cocktail

How to Mix a Hurricane 1 oz of dark rum Caption Morgan is the most popular brand of rum to use. But if you like a kick to your drink, use Bacardi 151. Warnings Be concise when using 151. Remember it has a higher alcohol content. Three or four drinks mixed with 151 may cree ...more

How To : Make Crab Salad with Savory Basil Sherbet

This is a refreshing and light crab salad with a savory basil lemon sherbet on top. I know it sounds weird, but it's perfect for summer and helps you cool off from the heat. For the salad: 1 corn on the cob, sliced off the cob after it's been grilled 1/2 of an avocado juice ...more

Fire Texting : How to Write Secret Messages with Fire

Writing secret notes with lemon juice was one of my favorite pastimes as a child. All it took was a small flame to lightly scorch the paper and reveal the hidden message. Now that I'm tall and pay bills, lemon ink just isn't exciting enough anymore. Luckily, we can use another ...more

How To : Do a gravity experiment with a lemon and penny

Do you think it's easy to place a coin on top of a lemon that is floating in a glass of water? If you said yes, you're probably right. This science experiment video tutorial will show you how to do a gravity experiment with a lemon and penny. It's easy to balance a penny on t ...more

How To : Draw Homer Simpson from TV's The Simpsons

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw Homer Simpson from the animated shot, The Simpson's. Begin by making a light outline of where the top of the head, sides of the head, ear and neck will be. Then do a light sketch of where the mouth, nose and eyes will go. Make ...more

How To : Make an easy & quick shrimp scampi

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make an easy & quick shrimp scampi. Boil noodles. Take two tablespoons of butter and put on a pan add two tablespoons olive oil, three teaspoons minced garlic and chopped onions and stir till they are light brown. Now add in th ...more

How To : Design with gold dusts when cake decorating

This is a video tutorial on how to design with gold dusts while decorating a cake. There are many different shades of gold available. Some of them are edible while some are not. The names of some types of gold color are Disco dust, Highlighter gold, Old gold, Sparkle gold, Azt ...more

How To : Make a raw marinated kale cole slaw

In this episode of Jenna's Healthy Kitchen, Jenna's guest chef Evona Poplawski demonstrates how to prepare a marinated kale cole slaw recipe that is delicious and very nutritious. Evona is a raw (living) food chef who trained at the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute. She's ...more

How To : Decorate delicious glazed lemon cupcakes

Meyer lemons and lemon meringue pies are the staples of summer, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the zesty sweetness of lemons year round if that's your thing! Check out this cake baking and decorating video to learn how to decorate delicious glazed lemon cupcakes. Grand ...more

How To : Make candied yams

Enjoy this tasty side dish as a sweet treat any time of the year. You Will Need * 4 lb. yams * 2 c. orange juice * 3 c. light corn syrup * 1 tsp. ground cinnamon * 1 tsp. ground nutmeg * 1/4 c. vanilla extract * 2 tsp. lemon zest * 2 tbsp. flour * 1-1/2 c. light brown sugar * ...more

How To : Prepare an edamame salad with the New York Times

You've had salty soy sauce dredged edamame at your favorite Japanese restaurant. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, turns a familiar Japanese appetizer into something new. Watch as he prepares an edamame salad. All you need for this li ...more

How To : Make lemon soufflé pancakes with a blueberry sauce

We are sure you've had blueberry, chocolate chip, banana and maybe even strawberry pancakes before. These lemon pancakes are light, fluffy and delicious. Try this recipe for lemon soufflé pancakes with blueberry sauce the next time you make breakfast.

How To : Bake a coconut fruit cake

Make a delicious light fruit cake with cook Sophie Grigson. You will need desiccated coconut, candied mixed peel, lemon zest, orange rind, milk, sweet sherry, butter, caster sugar, eggs, self-raising flour, cherries, and sultanas. Watch this video baking tutorial and learn how ...more

How To : Make Mediterranean tabouli or tabouleh salad

Tabouli or tabouleh salad is a great light and refreshing Mediterranean salad. You will need parsley, tomato, green onion, lemon juice, mint, burgul, salt, olive oil, cayenne pepper, and iceberg lettuce. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a tabouli or tabo ...more

How To : Bake a French lemon soufflé

A lot of Moroccan desserts include French pastries. This how to video demonstrates how to bake a French lemon soufflé. This lemon souffle dessert is light and fluffy making it perfect for eating after any dinner.

How To : Cook snapper grenobloise and lemon sauce

Snapper grenobloise is a great way to prepare fish. Once you've tried it, I am sure it will also your favorite snapper recipes. Red snapper lightly battered, sautéed to a light golden brown, and smothered with a lemon butter sauce with capers. Watch this how to video to learn ...more

How To : Make stuffed grape leaves

In this video, Patty Marino aka "the garden girl" shows us the right way of making stuffed grape leaves. Ingredients: * Grape leaves * Salt * Olive oil * About 2 cups of rice soaked in water * A fresh lemon * Fresh mint * Parsley * One onion * Mince meat (about 500 grams) 1. ...more

How To : dye hair with Henna

Items needed: 1/4 cup of henna powder 1/4 cup of lemon juice plastic conditioning cap (or grocery store bag) Instructions: Mix henna powder with lemon juice until it is a "goopy" paste. It will have the consistency of mashed potatoes. Part clean hair into three or four lar ...more

How To : Make tangy watermelon spritzies with Sandra Lee

A watermelon spritzy is just like summer itself: effervescent, light, and cheery. Composed of grenadine, lemon lime soda, some mint, and watermelon, this tangy drink is great for humid summer days lounging by the pool. The drink can also be served at BBQs for an unexpected com ...more

How To : Make mayonnaise from scratch

You've never had mayonnaise like this before. Watch this video to learn how to make homemade mayonnaise from scratch. The secret ingredient is a few drops of hot sauce, to add a nice, fresh spicy kick to your sandwiches or potato salad. Yields: Approximately One Cup Ingredie ...more

How To : Blueberry crumb cake with the Barefoot Contessa

The Barefoot Contessa demonstrates how she makes Blueberry Crumb Cake. First, grease and flour the pan and set it aside. Put some soft butter into the mixer with some granulated sugar and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add eggs, some lemon zest and sour cream. Ne ...more

How To : Make invisible ink at home

This video is a science experiment for kids, which demonstrates how to make Invisible Ink at home. For this experiment, you will need the following: a knife, a spoon, a lemon, a cotton swab, a cup of water, paper, and a saucer. First, you will need to cut the lemon in half. Th ...more

How To : Make a lemon semifreddo

With this simple recipe you will be enjoying a great dessert in no time. This recipe is for lemon semifreddo and to begin you want to crack 4 large eggs into a mixing bowl. Next, you want to add 1/2 of sugar plus another tbsp or two and whip up the mixture until it's light and ...more

How To : Make Filipino pancit canton (noodle dish)

Heat the skillet then pour the vegetable oil. When oil is heated saute garlic and onion until light brown then add the red bell pepper. Add sliced pork and chicken cook until brown. Then add the shrimp. Add the chicken broth and bring to boil. Add the carrots, green beans ...more

How To : Prepare pork chops for grilling

This video shows how to prepare flavorful and delicious grilled pork chops. Steps to follow: •Take some light brown sugar in a heat proof bowl. •Add some sea salt to taste. •Add boiled water and stir it to make solution. •Add apple cider. •Add pepper and fresh thyme. •Add th ...more

How To : Make grapefruit sorbet

This light, refreshing, low-sugar dessert is perfect for everyday or entertaining. Best of all, it has only four ingredients and 25 calories! Start by making the simple syrup. Add water to a sauce pan and sugar substitute. Then add orange rind strips to flavor the syrup. Reduc ...more

How To : Create yellow and black smokey eye makeup look

Bumble bee eyes? Not quite, but this combination of yellows and blacks might cause a buzz! Watch and learn how to create attention grabbing eyes using these make up techniques and tips. ****PRODUCTS USED**** --FACE-- Beauty From The Earth Mineral Foundation in Dark Beauty Fro ...more

How To : Polish wood furniture

Wood furniture can really add warmth to the home. However, over time the finish on these pieces of furniture may start to look dull or show light scratches allowing the finish to lose its luster. This video shows you how to polish up those wood pieces in your home so that the ...more

How To : Break your sugar addiction with Frank Lipman, M.D.

Lose weight and have more energy by taking the refined sugar out of your diet. Learn how to break your sugar addiction with this how to video. You Will Need * Fruit smoothies * Glutamine * Fruit * 70 to 85 percent dark chocolate * Organic plain yogurt * Water * Fresh mint, le ...more

How To : Make Chunky Gazpacho with Hubert Keller

Ingredients 2 small garlic cloves, peeled 1 small jalapeno pepper 8 scallions 2 celery stalks 1 medium bell pepper 4 tomatoes 4 cups tomato or V-8 juice 2 medium cucumbers 4 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Instructions Cut jalapeño pepper ...more

How To : Make a chunky gazpacho summer soup

Gazpacho is a Spanish-style soup served cold, made from vegetables (especially tomatoes) and spices. There's nothing better than chowing down on a nice bowl of gazpacho during a hot summer day. It's refreshing, healthy, colorful and delicious, with cucumbers, bell peppers and ...more

How To : Make lemon chicken in a garlic & herb butter sauce

Make something easy that the kids will love too with this wonderful recipe for lemon chicken in garlic & herb butter sauce. Take your family dinners to new levels with help from this video. Ingredients you will need include: - 4 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, pounded ...more

How To : Make coconut-ginger chutney

Chutney is always at hit when eating Indian food. It goes with practically anything. Use it as a naan dip, a samosa sauce, or anything else. You can really put chutneys on anything! See how to make this coconut-ginger chutney recipe. Ranveer Brar blends green chile peppers, f ...more

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