Make Fire From a Food

News : Canning Mission Warning!

Beware the Canning Mission! The Zynga Community Forum is full of complaints about the new Canning Mission. Here is an outline: Mmm Tomato Gravy! Canning Master Part I - Harvest 50 Tomatoes - Collect 5 butter - Have 5,000 food (This will be consumed) Hot and Saucy: Canning M ...more

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 : Cook a meal over an open fire as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

How To : Turn Your Wok into a Food Smoker

Woks are good for more than just tossing Friday night's chow mien with beef and broccoli. In fact, you can use a wok to impart a deep and delicious flavor into foods through smoking. But how exactly do you smoke foods using a wok? Watch this video from CHOW to find out. Video: ...more

How To : Make s'mores

The hot dogs are all eaten and the fire is still crackling; it's the perfect time to make some delicious s'mores. You will need marshmallows, chocolate bars, graham crackers, a wooden stick or metal roasting fork, and a campfire. S'mores are a camping and outdoor food favorite ...more

How To : Make grilled shrimp with cured lemon aioli

Summer is the absolute best season to fire up a grill. The weather's like a dream, the sun's up longer than usual, and seafood is at its freshest. If you're dying to eat some fresh seafood this summer but don't know how to go beyond the grilling part, then watch this food vide ...more

How To : Make a crochet star embellished American baby cap

Fourth of July is coming up in just a few measly days, and while we're sure you've probably already fired up the grill and purchased aquarium-sized packs of hot dogs, ground beef, cole slaw, and potatoes for your potato salad, you can show your patriotism through more ways tha ...more

How To : Knit a Fourth of July American flag baby hat

Fourth of July is coming up in just a few measly days, and while we're sure you've probably already fired up the grill and purchased aquarium-sized packs of hot dogs, ground beef, cole slaw, and potatoes for your potato salad, you can show your patriotism through more ways tha ...more

How To : Use a gas smoker with tips from Lowe's

In this video from Lowe's we learn how to use a gas smoker. This tip comes from Lowe's. You can cook with a smoker anytime of year. He is using a gas smoker. Keep this away from siding. The fire source heats the moist wood chips, which release the smoke that flavors the food. ...more

How To : Build a barrel rocket stove

A rocket stove is a "rocket" combustion approach to preparing meals, which provides high combustion efficiency and efficient heat transfer to the cooking pot. Research suggests (through practical experience) that by using a rocket stove, you could save at least 50% of fuelwood ...more

How To : Prepare and cook a meal as a Boy Scout

As a Boy Scout, when the First Class rank is attained, a scout has learned all the basic camping and outdoors skills of a scout. He can fend for himself in the wild, lead others on a hike or campout, set up a camp site, plan and properly prepare meals, and provide first aid fo ...more

How To : Make a fire truck birthday cake

In order to decorate A Fire Truck Birthday Cake, you will need the following: 3 chocolate cakes baked in loaf pans, Oreo type sandwich cookies, candies, and brightly colored icing. Level off the cakes, by cutting away the beveled tops. Place one of them onto a your serving tr ...more

How To : Make roti (Indian bread)

Roti is a simple unleavened flatbread, which is an integral part of Indian cuisine. Making roti is actually easier than you may think. Join Sheba as she shows you how to make roti (preparing dough and cooking). Dough is easily made by using a food processor. Here are the ingr ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Pop Delicious Popcorn on the Stove

Remember the oh so delicious buttery popcorn you could only get at the movie theater? You can actually make popcorn that tastes this good right in your own home. All you need are the right ingredients and a little practice. Once you try this delectable snack, you will never ea ...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

News : Collections Overview

A handy chart I put together so you can see all the collections at one time and decide what to focus on for whatever you may need! Some have boosts as a reward, others give you energy, still others give you items. Check them out! New: Chicken Coop added 6/17/2010 Collectio ...more

News : Let's Get To Cookin' !

So you love the idea of delicious dinners from farmers market finds, but that idea isn't going to cook itself! Maybe your mama was one hot Italian lady but she only knew how to push the power button on the microwave. No matter the challenge or limitation have no fear, local co ...more

How To : Grill with wood for a tastier meal

BBQ season is just around the corner, so why not mix it up a bit this year? Instead of cooking on the same old boring grill, try out the steps in this tutorial. This video will show you how to cook using wood and add a unique, smokey taste to your meat. You Will Need • A wood ...more

How To : Grill a chorizo burger with a pimento mayonnaise

Adam Roberts gets a grilling lesson from Food Network's web editor. Follow along as this blogger learns the basics of grilling food by cooking up a chorizo burger with a pimento mayonnaise. Delicious! Once you master this burger recipe you'll be able to make grill almost any r ...more

How To : Assemble a wilderness survival kit

This is a video showing how to assemble a wilderness survival kit. To do this there are some basic things in every kit. One of the things is water, food, or ways to make food, and shelter, or ways to make shelter. There is one prepared kit with pieces of equipment necessary to ...more

How To : Make easy fried apple pies with Paula Deen

Try this southern favorite from Paula Deen. Follow along as she makes easy fried apple pies. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of Lady and Sons, a famous Savannah restaurant, is Food Network's res ...more

How To : Prepare a survival tin for camping

In order to prepare a survival tin for camping, you will need the following: water purification, condoms, brass wire, a candle, a magnifying glass, waterproof matches, cotton balls, fishing hooks, small compass, whistles, fishing line, and empty tobacco tin, and artificial wor ...more

How To : Grill chicken with gas or charcoal

Chicken is one of America's most popular foods, and tops beef and pork in consumption. Whether you're grill over gas or charcoal, perfectly grilled chicken is a delicious must-have at any picnic or family cookout. Chicken can be marinated to add both a depth of flavor as well ...more

How To : Make a grilled veggie pizza with Paula Deen

Paula makes pizza on the grill and tops it with veggies and cheese. This version of pizza is a lot healthier than most. Follow along and learn how to prepare and grill a pizza on an open fire. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, ...more

How To : Make delicious s'mores while camping

S'mores are definitely traditional camping food. You will need: a camp fire, large marshmallows, toasting sticks, graham crackers and chocolate bars. Two marshmallow toasting techniques are shown - the gentle, all-over toast and the marshmallow flambe style. Then sandwich betw ...more

How To : Apply "Fire starter" eye makeup

Eyes: MAC Paint Pot - Base Study Bare Minerals - Tiger's Eye L'Oreal HIP - Flare MAC - Fab & Flashey Avon - true color (Angel Food palette) Urban Decay - Big Fatty Mascara

How To : Blow flames with corn starch

Safe, non-toxic method for fire breathing. We use no dangerous chemical. In fact, the fuel is food. Anybody - even you - can learn to blow fire balls. This is a great little party trick (well if it's an outdoor party). Everyone loves fire. Blow flames with corn starch. Click t ...more

How To : Start a fire using potato chips

Did you know that there is enough fat and oil in most chips that they can be lit on fire? See how a potato chip (or similar chip) can be used to start a fire in a survival situation in this instructional video. Just don't burn up all your food.

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 1

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Note: As I thought of writing something like this, it sounded fairly simple. A one-stop guide for everything related to survival (survival mode, SMP) in Minecraft. But as I progress ...more

How To : Make Realistic-Looking Fake Blood

Store-bought fake blood isn't too expensive, but the consistency and color are always the same. Real blood varies, from bright red when oxygenated (arterial blood) to deep, dark red when deoxygenated (venous blood), and it can be either thick or thin. So to achieve the best sp ...more

How To : Fire up your metabolism

This video focuses on strategies you can use to boost your metabolism--one-step needed in order to lose belly fat. Obtaining a faster metabolism will train your body to burn more calories throughout the day. The first step to boost your metabolism is through strength training, ...more

How To : Practice microwave safety

Microwave ovens are an essential part of modern life. It is important to know how to use them safely. Step 1: Follow the manufacturer’s instructions Follow the manufacturer’s instruction manual for operating procedures and safety precautions for your oven model. Never operat ...more

How To : Recognize Crowd Control - Part 3

For our final part of recognizing crowd control, we shall look at the mind. It's the most complicated thing in the universe, but also the most easily influenced. What makes us to gullible? What methods to commercials, companies and the media use to influence our position on th ...more

How To : Make and cook with camp fires

This video demonstrates the tripod method of setting up a campfire for cooking in the wilderness. In order to set up the tripod, you will need three large branches of hazel, some copper wire, and a hooked branch to be used to hang a pot from the tripod. The copper wire will be ...more

How To : Make easy psychedelic rainbow cupcakes

Rainbow cupcakes sound, er, complex, to say the least, given that for those of us who consider heating up a tv dinner in the microwave cooking, even successfully baking a boxed cake mix without something catching on fire is something we can only dream about. If you have two le ...more

How To : Make a flavorful tandoori turkey

You haven't tasted the full potential of turkey until you've cooked it tandoori style. Just a bit of background: Tandoori means baked or cooked in a tandoor, or a cylindrical clay oven fired to a high heat by wood chips or charcoal. The clay oven, combined by the method of fir ...more

Metro 2033 : Life

What separates Metro 2033 from other FPS games? Life. There are underground towns, markets, children, music, and so much background chatter than sometimes you can't single out a particular conversation. Most FPS, especially American shooters, are streamlined for Adventure and ...more

How To : Make a guava souffle with cream cheese

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make a guava souffle with cream cheese. Add 400 grams of guava preserve cut in to pieces in to a saucepan, put half a cup of water and heat it. Keep stirring it till it melts. Remove from fire and set it aside. Now beat eight e ...more

How To : Start a fire using a can and a chocolate bar

If you are stuck in the wild and run out of matches, dip into your food supply and start a fire that way. This handy tutorial will show you how to stay warm with nothing but a can and a chocolate bar. You Will Need • Aluminum can • Chocolate bar • Towel, cloth, or paper • ...more

How To : Make a Hobo Stove

In every wilderness adventure, there needs to be some form of stove, even if it's only a fire. To prepare and heat canned or caught food, the stove is a must! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to build your very own hobo stove with the help of a few tools: A number 10 ...more

How To : Create a deadbolt tortured Halloween makeup look

This fantastic Halloween special effect makeup tutorial teaches you how to create a bloody bolt look using mostly MAC products. The artists teaches you how to create texture and create a distressed look with the base and color makeup. He applies the adhesive and attached the s ...more

How To : Make beef noodle stir fry with Kai

Forget the take out tonight, cook some Chinese food at home instead. Watch this how to video tutorial as professional Thai chef Kai shows you how to cook up an authentic dish of stir fired beef noodles. You can serve your homemade stir fried beef noodles with a side of rice. ...more

News : 5 Deliciously Warm Bourbon-Spiked Holiday Cocktails

With those icy winter months setting in, it's time to start sipping your bourbon warm. Spike your classic eggnog, hot chocolate, and even lattes with a splash of Wild Turkey bourbon. Below, five recipes to add a little fire to your typical cold weather beverages. Adjust the re ...more

Meatless Monday : Join the Revolution

Make My Mondays Meatless! One day a week join in on cutting out the meat! This Presidential initiative revived by The Monday Campaigns in association with Johns Hopkins, rolled out this program to the Baltimore public schools, then San Francisco went meatless and now celebrit ...more

How To : Deep Fry Your Thanksgiving Bird

Looking for something a little more exhilarating this Thanksgiving? Something with a bit more kick? Forget traditional roasted turkey. If you've got the stomach for it, try turducken, a wonderful triplex of turkey, duck and chicken with sausage stuffing and Cajun seasoning. Or ...more

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