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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 : Roast a pig Hawaiian style

This video shows how to throw a Hawaiian pig roast. Remember, the most important part is to drink while you prep the pig and build the fire. Just do not burn yourself or undercook it. The longer you leave it in the ground, the better it is. Some people have asked for more det ...more

News : Light Fires with Toothpaste

The WonderHowTo Awards winners are in. The votes have been tallied. Despite all of these devastating wild fires, pyromania thrives!! Congratulations to Angel and his toothpaste potato fires for winning the 2008 Weird Science Award!! This fire setting trick rivals MacGyver's ...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

How To : Cook Without Measuring Tools

What would you say if I told you it was entirely possible—even desirable—to cook anything from a simple dinner to a great loaf of bread without using measuring cups, spoons, or a scale? "Lies," I can hear you say, "Cheap internet lies!" But it's true. Experienced cooks are a ...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.

How To : Clean up spilled egg yolk with Urawaza secrets

This how to video shows us how to clean up spilled egg yolk using salt. Avoid a slippery sticky mess with these great cleaning tips. 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 : Fix a scratched CD or DVD with Urawaza secrets

This how to video shows us how to fix a scratched cd or dvd using toothpaste. Don't throw out that scratched cd or dvd, just fix it with this DIY home project. The household ingenuity captured herein really caught fire in the post-war period, when Occupied Japan's poor econom ...more

How To : Cook a Simple Sinigang Na Bangus (Milkfish Stew)

Sinigang or Pinoy stew is one of the most famous and favorite meals among the Filipinos. It's also one of the most easiest to cook. Also, there are many ways to cook it, only the ingredients varies. The following tutorial is the most simplest form of cooking sinigang. This is ...more

How To : Cook delicious Moroccan couscous from scratch

Jad Cooper shows us how to make perfect couscous. First, soak the chickpeas, then peel and cut some turnips, a cauliflower or cabbage, some zucchini, sweet potato, green peppers, onions and tomatoes. Wash some cilantro and tie it up with string so it doesn’t fall apart during ...more

How To : Make korokke pan (croquette bun)

Watch this video to learn how to make a tasty snack made from simple ingredients. Peel potatoes; should they have any sprouts remove them. Cut each potato into 2 or 3 pieces. Chop onion finely. Cut horizontally several times; repeat procedure vertically. Chop cabbage into fine ...more

How To : Make a Philly cheese steak sandwich

Make the American classic Philly Cheese steak at home! This video will show you how to cut the proper piece of meat and goes from there so that you have a truly fantastic and practically gourmet Philly Cheese steak sandwich. You can’t go wrong with this recipe. Step 1 Purcha ...more

How To : Make a Pakistani-style samosa

This cooking video is of a Pakistani recipe showing you how to make a Pakistani style samosa. You will need a boiled potato, onion, coriander, red chili powder, zeera, salt, lemon juice, oil, four and onion seeds. (Amounts mentioned on video). Make the dough by adding the flou ...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 : Make bento (Japanese boxed lunch)

Learn how to make Bento with YouTube's beloved Cooking With Dog. Ingredients for Bento (serves 1) - Potato Salad - 40g Potato (1.41 oz) 10g Carrot (0.35 oz) 400cc Water (1.69 u.s. cup) 1/2 tsp Salt 4cm Cucumber (1.57 inch) A pinch of Salt 1 tbsp Sweet Corn 1/2 tsp Vinegar A ...more

How To : Prepare a classic summertime potato salad

Join Mark Law as he takes advantage of the last days of summer and packs an eco-friendly picnic using Recycline's Preserve Kitchen Ware. Exclusive to Whole Foods Market, Preserve Kitchen is made from 100% recycled materials and makes the perfect container for Mark's recipe for ...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 : Make Pizza Without Dough

I was getting kind of sick of ordering delivery pizza (this happens at least 2-3 times a month). It was time to put a spin on gourmet pizza, but I just didn't know what it would be. Without pizza dough or an oven that is capable of creating the perfect pizza crust (I don't hav ...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 basic hash browns

What goes great with eggs, bacon and toast for breakfast? Hash browns of course. You will need: 2 medium size potatoes Potato peeler Plate Shredder Butter/oil mixture While you prepare your potatoes heat a skillet over medium heat. Peel your potato and then shred it on ...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 : Avoid dried out deer using a bbq

In this video, we learn how to avoid dried out deer using a bbq. First, heat up your smoker and add in hickory chips. First, take the deer out of the package and run them under water to clean off. After this, place into a large dish, then rub table salt onto both sides and tak ...more

How To : Clean dirty coins using multiple methods

Kevin demonstrates multiple methods to clean dirty coins.In the first method he takes some coke in a glass and hangs a dirty coin in it with the help of a string. This coke technique takes a few hours.In another faster technique which takes only 20 to 30 minutes he takes table ...more

How To : Make homemade kimchi

Kimchi can be spelled in a variety of ways (gimchi, kimchee, kim tee), but what is it exactly? It's a Korean pickled dish made with vegetables and varied seasonings, and it's the most common side dish in South Korea. In this video tutorial, you'll gain the recipe for making ki ...more

How To : Make homemade crème brûlée

Right along tiramisù, crème brûlée is one of the most famous European desserts. It's really quite simple to make and had few ingredients, so don't go out and buy that prepackage crème brûlée, because it just isn't the same. Make it from scratch, right at home, with this video ...more

How To : Prepare a baked potato with parsley and chives

In this video from Betty's kitchen we learn how to prepare a baked potato with parsley and chives. Using a Russet potato she cuts it into four. Now use 2 tablespoons of softened salted butter. Mash it with a fork. From her herb garden she uses 1 tablespoon of chopped chives an ...more

How To : Cook a delicious beef steak

The video shows us how to cook a delicious beef steak. First, preheat the frying pan on a highly seasoned surface with a bit of salt. Then, sear the meat at high temperature. Doing this helps in lock the juices. If you are using a marinated cut of steak, searing will also impr ...more

How To : Cook super tasty hash browns

Grog is good demonstrates how to cook some hash browns. You'll need a food processor with a grating attachment, a peeler, a knife, a cutting board, two pans, some margarine, oil, and either red or Yukon gold potato. First peel the potato and put it into the food processor. Nex ...more

How To : Make Pakistani style potato egg curry

Try a wonderful potato and egg curry that is made in the style of Pakistani cooking. This colorful curry does not take very long to make and is full of spice and is very filling without using meat because of the potato and eggs. Ingredients: potatoes - 2 eggs - 4 tomatoes - 1 ...more

How To : Make a meatloaf for dinner

Prepare the meat loaf. In a mixing bowl, place the ground beef, chopped onion, crushed crackers, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and egg. Add seasoned salt and pepper to taste. Mix well, using hands or a spoon. Form into loaf and place in a greased 8" baking pan. Prepare the p ...more

How To : Make basic mashed potatoes for any flavor addition

Learn to make basic mashed potatoes with this video tutorial. Start by peeling and cutting 3 pounds of all purpose potatoes. Cut the potatoes into one inch chunks. Boil the potatoes in a 3 quart sauce pan over high heat in enough water to cover the potato chunks. After bringin ...more

How To : Make sweet potato waffles with Alton Brown

Alton Brown prepares a special recipe for sweet potato waffles. Sweet potato waffles are a much more nutritious alternative to regular waffles. This cooking how-to video is part of Good Eats show hosted by Alton Brown. Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: Host Alton Bro ...more

How To : Make vegan Moroccan chickpea stew

You can make this delicious vegan Moroccan chickpea stew. It serves six and requires only 10 minutes for preparation time and cooks in about an hour. Serves: 6 Difficulty: Easy Prep time: ~10 minutes Cook time: ~1 hour Chickpeas are the main ingredient in this Moroccan flavor ...more

How To : Make potato au gratin

This is a classic creamy side that should be apart of everyone's dinner menu. Cooking Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 425 F. 2. Lightly grease a shallow 1 1/2 quart casserole dish with butter. 3. Peel potatoes, and then slice, using a mandolin. 4. Now grate Gruyère or ...more

How To : Clone Shake Shack's Bacon CheddarShack Burger

Most people I've talked to agree that Shake Shack has mastered the upscale, fast food hamburger quite well. So when a new burger comes out on the ultra-popular fast food chain's menu, you've got to take notice—even if you live nowhere near one. Their latest creation, the Baco ...more

How To : Chickpea Liquid Makes a Fantastic Vegan Mayonnaise

We had some friends over for a barbecue a few weeks back. Among other items, this outdoor soirée featured an epic potato salad (bacon, basil, crushed potato chips, pickles—the whole nine yards). And, like many potato salads, ours was made with a hearty amount of mayonnaise. B ...more

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