Lime Wash

How To : Do lime washing

If you're not Tom Sawyer it might be hard to get someone else to do your washing. Watch this video to learn how to do lime washing yourself.

How To : Mix a caipirinha

The national drink of Brazil, the caipirinha is the perfect partner on a sultry summer night. You Will Need: * A whole lime * 1 tsp. sugar * 2 oz. cachaça * Ice * A tumbler * A muddler Step 1: Wash and cut lime Wash the lime and slice it into wedges. Step 2: Muddle the sug ...more

How To : Make Indian style daal soup

Soups do not have to be limited to winter. Daal soup can be enjoyed anytime of the year. It is so hearty and filling, that we really do not need anything else with it. But if you are one that has to have bread, rice or chapatis, go ahead and do just that! Watch this how to vid ...more

How To : Make Pico De Gallo (Salsa Mexicana)

I keep Pico De Gallo around all the time. I find it is very versatile and can be used for any meal. My youngest son loves to cook and it was one of the first things I taught him to make. As you read my writings about food I've made, you will find a lot of references to the pic ...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 : Get rid of dandruff the natural way

For dry dandruff use "Glycerin Scalp Dandruff Mix‚" 1. Take 2 tablespoons of glycerin, 2 tablespoons of vinegar, 2 tablespoons of almond oil, 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and 1 egg. 2. Mix it vigorously and apply on scalp. Leave it for 15 minutes. And wash off using mild sha ...more

How To : Cook Iraqi Mandaean spiced duck

Here's how to make this Middle Eastern delicacy. You Will Need: *A handful of sultanas *1 large onion *2 tsp Mandaean spice mix (cinnamon, clove, black pepper, ginger, sweet paprika, cardamom and nutmeg) *1 tsp turmeric *2 tsp salt *1 whole duck *2 tsp salt *2 tsp citric acid ...more

News : Don's Bad Ass pico Degallo

I keep Pico Degallo around all the time. I find it is very versatile and can be used for any meal. My wife is 1/2 mexican and I learned about this from her mother. My youngest son loves to cook and it was one of the first things I taught him to make. As you read my writings ab ...more

How To : Clean a stain in your washing machine

This video shows how to clean a stained washing machine. Stains are typically caused by brown dirty water in the washing machine. Water is usually brown because it contains high levels of iron. The narrator demonstrates a product called CLR, which can be purchased at Home Depo ...more

How To : Make an arugula, fennel & pomegranate salad

In this video, we learn how to make an arugula, fennel & pomegranate salad. To make the dressing, you will squeeze a lemon and a lime. Then, add in finely chopped red onion and olive oil. Then, add in one pomegranate seed and the juice to the bowl and continue to mix together. ...more

How To : Make fresh pico de gallo salsa

You are going to use a food processor but if you don't have one chopping is fine. Into the food processor you are first going to put three Roma tomatoes that have been sliced in half. Next you will cut out the core of the green pepper and put that into the processor. Place a o ...more

How To : Make skillet grilled chicken fajitas

Before you begin to make your skillet grilled chicken fajitas, place a skillet in your oven at about 350 degrees. You will also need flour tortillas. Heat up another pan and drizzle some olive oil into the pan. Slice up an onion and place in pan to brown. Add a pinch of sugar ...more

How To : Make biscotti

Biscotti are easy to make and you can have them with different things. They soften up when you dip them in something. . You will need one third cup of butter and two thirds cup of sugar, . You will then blend the butter and sugar together. . Next, you will break two eggs in a ...more

How To : Make lemon zest with or without a zesting tool

Making lemon zest isn't hard and doesn't take a long time, especially if you have a lemon zester. A zesting tool is the number one preferred way to get that lemon zest with no mess and no fuss. So, in the first video tutorial, see how to make lemon zest with a zester. Use a ze ...more

How To : Make Thai street vendor style tom yum goong

Thai street vendor food can be quiet inexpensive, not to mention absolutely delicious! But what is their secret to these sidewalk dishes? Follow along with this cooking how to video as a Thai food vendor shows you how to make tom yum goong. Follow closely and you’ll be cooking ...more

How To : Cook Jamaican curry chicken

Watch this cooking how-to video as Tracy cooks some authentic Jamaican curry chicken. Jamaican curry is full of spices with added spicy kick. Follow along with this Jamaican cooking lesson to learn how too make Jamaican curry chicken. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken (about 2.5lb ...more

How To : Cook Jamaican brown stew fish

Watch this cooking how-to video as Tracy cooks some brown stew fish. Brown fish stew is a traditional Jamaican recipe. Follow along in this Jamaican cooking lesson to learn how to cook up this seafood dish. Ingredients: 2lb fish fillets A splash of lime juice 1 teaspoon of sa ...more

How To : Prepare Indian style lima beans curry

Many people consider lima beans (also known as butter beans) boring, but here’s a way to make lima beans curry that will spruce up this usually ignored vegetable. When combined with whole grains such as rice, lima beans provide virtually fat-free high quality protein and a ver ...more

How To : Cook Indian style seasoned urad dal

Seasoned urad daal aka sukhi (dry) daal is a very unusual dal so think outside the box and give it a try. Just another fantastic and tasty way of getting your share of proteins. Watch this how-to video to get the recipe and instructions on how to make urad dal. Ingredients: ...more

How To : Citrus Fruit… Your New Favorite Facial Cleanser?

Switching your favorite facial cleanser isn't an easy choice. Since everyone's skin type can range from dry, to oily, to some complicated combination of both... well, let's just say that the conventional wisdom is to stick to what you know works. However, fruit—and citrus fru ...more

How To : Oops! Food Too Spicy? Here's How to Fix It

The headline above may have some spice addicts shaking their heads, but, believe it or not, there are people out there who either don't like or can't handle a ton of spice. And even heat lovers sometimes add more spice to a recipe than intended—so check out these handy method ...more

How To : Make Preserved Lemons

One of the great joys of cooking is taking the most basic of foods and preparing them in new and exciting ways. About two years ago, my wife opened my eyes to a delicious staple of Indian and Moroccan cuisine that is made in a very elementary way, the preserved lemon. The lem ...more

How To : Cook Polenta in 15 Minutes Instead of 40

I became a big fan of polenta while studying Italian cooking. Previously, it never occurred to me that ground corn could create a dish that could rival the best pastas or potatoes. Those rich, golden bowls of cornmeal, cooked until tender and flavored with good olive oil, butt ...more

How To : Naturally Deodorize a Stinky Garbage Disposal

Things smell, and whether or not those things smell good or not is up to you. For lingering food odors on your hands, try using stainless steel or coffee grounds to remove the stench. To de-stink smelly jars, use mustard and water. For cutting boards, use lemons and salt, and ...more

How To : Juice Without a Juicer

There is very little in this world that tastes as good as a glass of fresh-pressed juice. The flavors in fruit and vegetables are more clean and immediate on your palate, while the chlorophyll and nutrients seem to zip right into your bloodstream. A really great glass of fresh ...more

How To : Hot Damn! 10 More Epic Popsicle Flavors

The freezer section at your local grocery store may have plenty of popsicle flavors, but they're mostly going to be the same old fruit-flavored varities you've been shoving in your mouths for years. None of those will truly get your tastebuds rolling like some creative homemad ...more

Pop Rocks Recipes : Add Some Fireworks to Your Food

If you're a child of the '70s, then you'll probably remember Pop Rocks, those fizzy little candies that created such a buzz. They went out of style in the States for a while, but now they're back with retro status. I was surprised to see them in my kids' Halloween bags a few y ...more

Trash Talk : 5 Food Scraps You Should Not Be Throwing Away

A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more

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