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How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Make a Battery Out of Pennies

Using copper pennies (be sure they are older than 1983), lemon juice, paper towels and sandpaper, you can construct your own DIY battery that generates enough juice to light up an LED. The process is simple: simply sand down one side of a penny with sandpaper (be careful not ...more

How To : Deep fry kimchi (aka kimchee & gimchi)

This video is about how to deep fry kimchi. The first step that you will have to do is to pour 1/2 cup bread crumbs in a bowl. Then just simply add 1/4 cup flour. After adding the flour, the next step is to add 1/4 cup corn meal. Then after adding corn meal, just add 2 teaspoo ...more

How To : Clean a beef heart

Chris Cosentino cleaning a beef heart. I have received a lot of questions about how to butcher a beef heart. I recently made a video to answer these questions. After the break you will find a recipe for beef heart tartare. Beef Heart Tartare Puttanesca Style Serves 8 as appe ...more

How To : Make tasty crispy French fries

Chef John teaches how to cook homemade French Fries. 1. Cut the potatoes into strips the size and shape of French Fries. 2. Rinse in cold water. 3. Soak for about half an hour. Change the water several times. 4. Drain using paper or kitchen towel. 5. Fry the potatoes at 275 de ...more

How To : Clean and change your belly button ring

This video teaches the secrets of cleaning and changing your belly button ring in simple steps. First add some saline solution or salt water solution in a paper towel and rub on your new ring to clean it. To change the ring on your belly button, unscrew the old ring and remove ...more

How To : Make Pakistani-style crispy fried bhindi (okra)

In certain regions, the vegetable okra is known as “lady finger,” and is a common Pakistani dish. This video tutorial shows how to make crispy fried okra, also known as bhindi. Deep fry the diced onions and greens until the onions turn brown. Soak up the excess oil with a pape ...more

How To : Make an air battery of out of zinc

This is a great science project! For this, you will be able to make an air battery using zinc. You will also need a paper towel, some steel wool, and an electrolyte solution. An air battery can keep for decades as long as it's dry.

How To : Cook a Porterhouse steak

This video Ben shows us how he cooks a porterhouse steak. He also likes potatoes with the steak. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and keep your steak out at room temperature. Fist off he sliced the potatoes into sixteen wedges. The potatoes then get placed on a lightly oiled pi ...more

How To : Make Betty's egg salad sandwich recipe

As usual, Betty does a great take on a conventional sandwich recipe. Take special note of her use of paprike: it's the spice that brings it all together! Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1 tablespoon minced onion 1/3 cu ...more

How To : Make corn tortillas

What's better than homemade corn tortillas? Follow these simple steps for homemade corn tortillas that will make your guests shout "Ole!" You Will Need: • 2 c. masa harina • Salt • 1 c. warm water • Plastic wrap • A plate • A paper towel • A rolling pin • A large cast ...more

How To : Cook fried pumpkin

In this video, we learn how to cook fried pumpkin. You will need: pumpkin, beaten egg, flour, and hot oil. First, take the pumpkin and place it into the egg. From here, pour the flour in a bag and then put the pumpkin in side the bag and shake it until it's coated. Next, place ...more

How To : Prepare deep-fried french fries

In this video from Betty kitchen we learn how to prepare deep fried French fries. In a deep fryer there is hot peanut oil. She has 2 Russet potatoes cut as thick fries in a bowl. She washed and cleaned the potatoes before placing in the oil. Ease the potatoes into the oil with ...more

How To : Cook fried chicken breasts

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook fried chicken breasts. First, place your chicken on a paper towel and then hit it with a meat tenderizer. From here, you will salt the top and bottom evenly. Finish this off with some black ground pepper and any other seasonings that you ...more

How To : Make a roast pork loin

Crackling pork loin roast is delicious and a bit different from a plain pork loin as the top and sides are very crispy. Have the butcher cut a pork loin for you and score the top and have it cut along the back. The butcher will tie it at both ends for you. First put the pork ...more

How to Make Indian food : Puri (unleavened bread)

Puri is and Indian unleavened bread. Puri is fantastic to make to accompany other Indian dishes you have prepared or for any style of cuisine. You can use the convenience of a tortilla maker to make a puris very fast and easily. Ingredients * two cups whole wheat flour * four ...more

How To : Make Korean fried chicken

Learn to make Korean fried chicken with this how-to video. Put a quarter cup of ketchup in a bowl. Add a tablespoon of lemon juice, five tablespoons of sugar, and two teaspoons of fresh chili paste to the ketchup. Stir the mixture up in the bowl until it is completely mixed u ...more

How To : Perfectly roast a chicken wth Food Network

Ina Garten is going to provide you with an amazing recipe to roast a chicken. Begin BY THAWING the chicken under RUNNING cold water and then pat it down with a paper towel. Now make sure the inside of the chicken is empty and add a good amount of salt and pepper. Also, add in ...more

How To : Properly clean a bong

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly clean a bong. You will need: kosher salt, rubbing alcohol, and paper towels. First, pour salt into the mouthpiece, then pour salt into the top of the bong. Next, pour rubbing alcohol in the top and through the mouthpiece. Now place a ...more

How To : Bake pork chops

Looking to learn how to bake delectable pork chops? Follow these steps and you will soon be enjoying a delicious and easy pork chop dish that will please any palate. You Will Need: • Two to four pork chops • Paper towels • A kitchen knife • A baking dish or pan • Salt • ...more

How To : Grill the perfect tender & juicy steak

Before you throw your next steak on the barbecue, see what grilling experts do to ensure that it turns out tender and juicy. Watch this video to learn how to grill the perfect steak. Step 1. Start with a clean grill Clean the inside of your grill and the grate with soap, a b ...more

How To : Cook Korean style breaded cod filets (Jeon)

Forget the takeout food tonight, watch this how to video and learn how to cook a delicious Korean cod fish recipe. Make a cook "Jeon," a traditional Korean food breaded with flour and eggs. There are many kinds of Jeon, but this one is made with cod fish. Ingredients for brea ...more

News : Deviously Clever Prison Contraband

We've featured Temporary Services before, but we thought they deserved a full spread. In this post, we've included some of their How-To drawings and examples of recreated prison art. Temporary Services is: "... a project in collaboration with Angelo, an incarcerated artist. ...more

How To : Save Time & Money with These One-Pot Meals All Week

Dinner is meant to be enjoyed after a long day away from home—it shouldn't cause stress or fuss. But for many, that's exactly what a home-cooked meal represents, especially on a work night. The prep work, the steps involved in following the recipe, the numerous amount of bowls ...more

How To : Make REAL Tater Tots at Home

When you're young, utensils tend to be optional—and eating with your hands is optimal. One of the best examples of finger food for kids that has pervaded today's nostalgia-driven culture is tater tots. Tater tots are one of those snacks (or meals) that pairs well with just ab ...more

How To : Make a funnel cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a funnel cake. To start, you will make the mix by combining 3 c flour with 2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 c sugar, 2 c milk, and 3 eggs. Then, you will need to heat up some canola oil to 350 degrees in a large pan. After this, dri ...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 : Make Thai spring rolls

Place 2 Tbsp. oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium to high heat. Add garlic, galangal (or ginger), shallots, and chili. Stir-fry until fragrant (about 1 minute). Stir-frying Tip: Add a little water to the wok/pan when it gets too dry instead of more oil. Add cabbage, ...more

News : MacRecipes Catalogs All 313 of MacGyver's DIY Hacks

Can you really make an explosive from salt, sugar and weed killer? Does glycerol and water actually recover text from burnt paper? Is it possible to develop film with a first aid kit and some orange juice? MacGyver says yes. Want to know more of MacGyver's ingenious household ...more

How To : Make Shrimp Tempura Sliders

This is a refreshing spring update on your classic hamburger slider. Instead of using a ground beef patty, I am using shrimp tempura. This recipe calls for fresh truffles, but fresh truffles are hard to come by so feel free to use truffle oil (it is much more affordable and wh ...more

How To : Make Fried Bake and Saltfish

Bake and Saltfish is a popular breakfast dish in Trinidad and the rest of the West Indies. My stepfather showed me how to make this delicious recipe. I could eat this all day! And believe me when I say it's SALTY. That's why you must boil it at least twice. It's called salt f ...more

How To : Make traditional Maori fried bread

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Maori fried bread. First, pour in some flour with lemon flavored kelp that has been crushed into a small consistency. Then, mix in some salt and baking soda. Then, add in the yeast and pour in some warm water. Knead this inside the bowl, ...more

How To : Make buttermilk fried chicken wings

In this tutorial, we learn how to make buttermilk fried chicken wings. First, take your chicken and marinade it with paprika, salt, pepper, buttermilk, garlic salt, and onion powder. Then, bring some oil up to temperature in a pan or kettle. Once the oil is up to 350 degrees, ...more

How To : Cook delicious Cajun fried chicken

In this video, we learn how to cook Cajun fried chicken. First, season your cut up chicken with salt, then inject a Cajun marinade into the pieces. After this, take 5 tbsp of Louisiana chick fry and place it into a bowl with water. Now, dip your chicken into the batter sauce a ...more

How To : Make moist southern fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make moist southern fried chicken. First, clean your chicken and season it with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and dehydrated onions. Leave this for 8 hours, then add an egg wash to the chicken. After this, you will coat the chicken in flo ...more

How To : Make super crispy southern fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make super crispy southern fried chicken. Ingredients are: 1 fresh cut up chicken, 2 c flour, 1 tbsp salt, 1/2 tbsp black pepper, 1 whole egg, 3/4 c milk, and cooking oil. First, fill the frying pan with enough cooking oil to cover the chicken ...more

How To : Cook a delicious turkey with brine

In this video, we learn how to cook a delicious turkey with brine. A brine is a saline solution that will bring out the natural flavors of the turkey. The brine insulates all the moisture so the turkey comes out more moist than ever. For the brine, start out with peppercorn, t ...more

How To : Make a Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Gazpacho Soup

Gazpacho isn't all tomatoes! This wonderful gazpacho summertime soup has tomatoes and it has roasted red peppers and garlic. It's the perfect summer treat during a hot day in the sun. Check out the video recipe for all the steps to preparing this Spanish-style soup. Makes a m ...more

How To : Fry squash and zucchini

In this tutorial, we learn how to fry squash and zucchini. Start out by washing your vegetables, then cutting them into thin slices. After this, beat a couple of eggs in a bowl and then pour this mixture over your vegetables so that each piece is coated with it. Sprinkle in sa ...more

How To : Make traditional fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make traditional fried chicken. First, take your thawed chicken and dip them into a batter made of white flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper. After this, dip the chicken into a bath of milk, then back into the flour batter. Do this to all the pi ...more

How To : Make caciotta fritter pastries

In order to prepare Caciotta Fritter Pastries, you will need the following ingredients: aged caciotta, 3 eggs, 2 T Parmesan Reggiana, salt, course ground pepper, flour, butter, water, baking soda, and olive oil. Heat oil in a pot on the stove. Slice the cheese. Grate 4 ounces ...more

How To : Poach eggs made easy

In this video, we learn how to easily poach eggs. These are easy and require no fat to cook! First, get a skillet and head 1.5" of water with salt. After it starts to boil, reduce the heat, then carefully crack an egg into the water. Cook them for three to five minutes, or unt ...more

How To : Make homemade French fries with Tracey Porter

Homemade French fries! They are the best. You will need: russet potatoes, canola oil (good because it can get hot and not smoke}, cooking thermometer, deep fryer or a pan or skillet that will hold 3 to 4 inches of oil, knife, paper bags or paper towels, salt and pepper. You c ...more

How To : Eat spiders (tarantulas)

Spiders. They live around you, the sleep next to, and they hide in the corners of your room. They're considered pests by most people, but to some, then considered a delicacy. Believe or not, the strongest natural fiber known is from the silk of the Nephila spider, but that spi ...more

How To : Prepare and eat a dragonfruit

Jaqueesha demonstrates how to prepare and eat a dragonfruit. To prepare the dragonfruit you will need a knife, plate and paper towel. Preparing a dragonfruit involves simply peeling it and cutting it into pieces. First, cut off the stem which is not edible. Then, peel off the ...more

How To : Make bath bombs that fizz in water

In this video, GoPlanetEarth.com shows viewers how to make bath bombs. The ingredients needed are: a half cup of Epsom salt, a half cup of citric acid, one cup of baking soda, one teaspoon of liquid glycerin, one teaspoon of water, three teaspoons of oil (the fragrance for you ...more

How To : Make Gullah or Geechee-style fried shrimp

In this how to video, you will learn how to make fried shrimp the Geechee way. First, salt your shrimp and coat them with flour. Let them sit for a minute after this is done. Turn on the stove and wait until the oil starts bubbling. Now place the shrimp in the pan. Next, fry t ...more

How To : Fix a wet cell phone or a jammed ipod

Today's Tech shows you how to fix a cell phone or computer that has gotten wet or jammed. With a wet cell phone, you must act quickly or it may be permanently damaged. The first thing you should do after pulling it out of the water is to take the battery and SIM card out. Dry ...more

How To : Prepare eggs benedict with hollandaise sauce

This video is about how to make Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise sauce. The first step that you will have to do is to make clarified butter for the Hollandaise by melting 4 sticks or 1 pound of butter. Add butter and simmer slowly. During the heating of the butter, skim off the ...more

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