Microwave Potato Cooker

How To : Take microwave shortcuts when cooking potatoes

Want to make your family a filling and healthy dinner but are short on time? No problem! In this tutorial, learn how to cut your cooking time in half by using the microwave. Potato expert, Patty Mastracco, shows you how to make your favorite potato dishes in less than 20 minut ...more

How To : Make a super fluffy baked potato in the microwave

If you are in the mood for a quick dinner, check out this video. In this tutorial, learn how to eliminate all of that mess and waiting that comes along with using your oven and make a super fluffy baked potato in your microwave! This potato is so easy to make and takes less th ...more

How To : Microwave a baked potato

Healthy and low in calories, baked potatoes are easy to prepare if you have the right techniques. With this quick microwave recipe, you'll have your baked potato ready in no time! Watch the video and let us know what you think. Enjoy!

How To : Bake a potato in either the oven or a microwave

If you're looking for a quick and easy side dish to add to your meal, a potato can fill that void. Baking a potato takes less than ten minutes and can be easily prepared in the oven or microwave. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to bake one using these easy to follow s ...more

How To : Make kala channa or black chick peas curry

In this video, we learn how to make homemade Kala Channa. Ingredients you will need are: 2 c Kala Channa, 5 c water, 1 tbsp oil, 1/8 tsp asafoetida, 1/4 tsp haldi, 1 tsp minced ginger, 1 tsp minced garlic, 14 oz pureed tomato, 2 tsp salt, 1 tsp garam masala, 1/2 tsp red chili ...more

How To : Make a slow cooker pot roast in your Crock Pot

Ryan Archer shows viewers how to make a slow cooker pot roast in your crock pot! First, chop up your onions, two tomatoes, three sticks of celery, 2 cloves of garlic and potato wedges. Put all of your vegetables in your crock pot first. Also, put in four whole carrots. Turn a ...more

How To : Shrink a bag of potato chips

Take an ordinary bag of chips and make it miniaturized by following the simple tips in this how-to video. Remove all the potato chips, Fritos, Cheetos, or Dorritos out of the bag. Be sure to remove all crumbs as well. Place the bag into the microwave and cook on high for 6 to ...more

News : Potatoes + Microwave = Lazy Man's Gourmet Chips

Easy as 1, 2, 3. Dorm room cooking reaches new heights with this simple gourmet-esque potato chip recipe. Slice the potatoes (preferably with a good handheld slicer, but you can use a vegetable peeler or knife). Spray the potato slices with non stick spray and lightly sprinkl ...more

How To : Bake a potato

To bake a potato start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees. Pierce each potato with a knife and then bake them in the oven for one hour. To get the potato done even faster try using the microwave. Take the potato and cut a length wise wedge out. The wedge cut allows the ste ...more

How To : Live in your car

Whether you have to move into your car or you want to, there are some bases you need to cover. This Howcast guide demonstrates how to live out of your car. This is also helpful for cross country trips. You Will Need * Pillows * Blankets or a sleeping bag * A cooler * A camp s ...more

How To : Bake a glazed ham with cheesy scalloped potatoes

Here's a great traditional feast with a glazed ham, cheesy scalloped potatoes and beans. This ham meal is super easy to prepare. Watch this how to video to learn how to make a glazed ham that the entire family will love. Shopping list: Ham, cooked or smoked,1/2 to 1 lb. per p ...more

How To : Make Asian marinated chicken with rice

This video demonstrates how to make Asian Marinated Chicken with Rice. For this recipe, you will need an Asian marinade/salad dressing, olive oil, soy sauce, rice, frozen chicken breasts, and utensils. Use a rice cooker or a pot to cook your rice. Thaw your chicken in the micr ...more

How To : Make potato gnocchi

In this tutorial, we learn how to make potato gnocchi. First, microwave 1 lb of potatoes until they are soft. Next, let them cool, then peel them and cut them into cubes. Now, mash them with a masher or food processor. After this, add in 2/3 tsp salt, 2 tbsp grated Gorgonzola ...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 : Make mexican potato skins

Start cooking four large baking potatoes in the microwave. After they are cooked, take a knife and cut them in half by cutting down the length of the potato. With a metal spoon, scoop out the middle of the potato. Potatoes are a great side dish. A medium potato is about 100 ca ...more

How To : Prepare and serve a baked potato

Preparing a baked potato for a meal, is an easy job that anybody can do. It can be made using a couple different methods, including the oven and microwave. In this tutorial, yu'll find out how to prepare and serve a baked potato in no time at all. So good luck and enjoy! Part ...more

How To : Make brown sugar topped baked sweet potatoes

Mmmmmm. We all wish it was Thanksgiving every day with this delectable baked sweet potato. Betty puts a great spin on a traditional side dish with her unique toppings. In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make a luscious Brown-Sugar-Topped Baked Sweet Potato to accompany ...more

How To : 7 Non-Rice Dishes You Can Cook in a Rice Cooker

As far as cooking appliances go, rice cookers are pretty fabulous. All you have to do is add rice grains and water, press a button, and wait for the magic to happen. You don't have to worry about the food burning or the pot boiling over. But what if you can apply those same la ...more

How To : Make apple butter

You can make a delicious and sweet fruit spread, known as apple butter, in the comfort of your kitchen. You can have a fruity topping for bread or muffins by cooking down apples with spices and sugar until thick. Apple butter may boast a smooth, creamy texture, but it actuall ...more

News : 10 Bizarre Egg Gadgets That Are Total Fails

Why, for the love of God, do people keep inventing ridiculous devices that make the simplest things more complicated in the name of convenience? This may be a rhetorical question that will forever go unanswered—because these crazy gadgets just keep rolling out, one after the o ...more

How To : Make an Alternative Way to Cook Food

There is always an easier way to do something whether you want to clean, organize, freshen the smell, get water into a bucket that won't fit in your sink. The same principle applies when cooking. Sure you could cook food in an oven, microwave it, boil it, fry it, cook it with ...more

How To : 3 Easy Methods for Making Gourmet Chips at Home

As the days get shorter and the weather cools down, I prepare to "hibernate." I add piles of blankets to my bed, wrap myself in layers of flannel, and—most importantly—eat as if I'm storing energy for winter. One of my favorite parts of my hibernation diet includes chips—home ...more

How To : 5 Reasons You Need a Pizza Stone in Your Kitchen

It goes without saying that a pizza stone is one of the keys to making a perfect pizza. The science behind pizza stones is relatively simple: the stone conducts and holds heat, which keeps the oven temperature steady even when a cold ingredient (such as an uncooked pizza) is i ...more

How To : Make sweet potato (Japanese sweet potato dessert)

Stay tuned for the always enjoyable Cooking With Dog. This cooking show is hosted by a DOG named Francis! The show currently focuses on how to make popular Japanese dishes. This video demonstrates how to make Sweet Potato (Dessert Made from Sweet Potatoes), a Japanese dessert. ...more

How To : Form hydrothermal quartz

How can hot water form beautiful quartz crystals? This mine is red Georgia clay, with veins of minerals running through it. The veins are hydrothermal. Hydro means water. Thermal means heat. So the veins were caused by hot water. But how could hot water form quartz crystals? ...more

How To : Make spicy potato wedges

In this video, we learn how to make spicy potato wedges. The ingredients you will need are: salt, 1/2 tsp dry mango powder, 2 medium wedged potatoes, 1 tbsp olive oil, 2 cloves smashed garlic, 1/8 tsp black pepper, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, 1/2 tsp red chili flakes and 1/4 tsp ...more

How to Make Indian food : Fish kabab

The lady in the video teaches how to make Fish kebabs. White firm fish, such as cod fillets are used to make the kebabs. One teaspoon of mint garlic, one whole jalapeno pepper, three cloves, two cut up small potatoes, salt, chopped cilantro, and a blend of Indian tart spices. ...more

How To : Make a Cajun pot roast in your Crock Pot

Cajun Cooking TV shows viewers how to make a Cajun pot roast in your crock pot. First chop up turnip roots, baby carrots, shallots and garlic. First, cut several holes into your steak and stick garlic into each hole. Now season the meat with all purpose season on all sides! No ...more

How To : Make a traditional slow cooker pot roast

We all know one of the most beloved family dinner favorites is pot roast! But, did you know it is also one of the easiest to make? In this tutorial, learn how to season and prepare your roast for a nice long simmer in a Crock Pot. All this recipe takes is about 10 minutes of p ...more

How to Make Indian chaat : Ragda patties (pattice)

Anuja and Hetal teaches to make an Indian chaat: Ragda patties (pattice). First add the soaked vatana with 6 cups of water and salt in a pressure cooker till a whistle blows and let it till the pressure goes down. Now add mustard seeds in a pan with some oil in it and heat til ...more

How To : Cook Indian style potatoes with peas (aloo matar)

Here is a super fast Indian recipe for aloo matar (potatoes with green peas), you can make this recipe using pre-made masala. Let your imagination run wild, substitute any vegetable and create yet another delicious variation. Watch this how-to video and learn how to make India ...more

How To : Make mashed potatoes from a box

This video goes through the basic step by step process of preparing Betty Crocker instant potatoes. It shows all the ingredients you will need as well as all of the utensils. This video also provide additional information on alternative methods of heating, such as using a micr ...more

How To : Cook baked potatoes

Baked potatoes always make a great side dish. In this how to video Chef Paul discusses making great baked potatoes. Watch and learn the difference between cooking potatoes in the oven, microwave, high heat, or low heat.

How To : Make Short Ribs with Hubert Keller

Ingredients ½ cup unbleached, all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2–2½ pounds short ribs 1 tablespoon vegetable oil ½ pound onions, peeled and cut into ½-inch dice ½ pound carrots, peeled and halved lengthwise ½ pound new red potatoes, sk ...more

News : The Cheap Man's DIY Microwaveable Popcorn

Sure, store bought microwave popcorn is cheap. But according to Hoopajoo Labs, you can get 50 bags of popping corn out of a $0.99 bag of kernels! Watch the video below or click through for the Instructable. You Will Need: 1/4 cup of popping corn 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive ...more

How To : Make yellow rice

In this video, we learn how to make yellow rice. Start off by chopping up a jalape–o pepper, a potato, and grab frozen peas. Next, prepare your traditional spices, which include: paprika, garlic, curry, and salt. Now, heat up all your ingredients in a large pot and let simmer. ...more

HowTo : Make Fresh Pasta By Hand

Yum, what's better than pasta? Put aside the store-bought, and try your hand at making fresh homemade pasta. Tea and Cookies posts a beautifully photographed step-by-step tutorial for making pasta from scratch. You Will Need: 1 ¾ cup four (Italians use what is called Type 0 ...more

How To : Cook rice in a steam cooker

Bryce of Mind Power shows viewers how to make fluffy hot rice in a rice cooker. A rice steamer is better than just boiling your rice in a pot because you don't have to worry about draining out the water and having mushy rice. You get delicious fluffy rice cooked in no time and ...more

HowTo : Make Perfectly Cloned McDonald's French Fries

Maybe you're a fast food snob. Or maybe you openly gorge. Either way. I don't care what anybody says, McDonald's french fries are downright mouthwatering. ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh... I could down some right now. Back on topic. Since we're already doing the burger thing this weekend ...more

How To : Make a five-minute vegetarian vegetable soup stock

You can use the ingredients of items that are leftovers and not usually eaten. You can use a bunch of parsley stems, the insides of the onions, ends of mushrooms, a leftover piece of escarole, ends of potato, ends of carrots, pieces of celery and some parsnip. You can store th ...more

How To : Make mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving

This video is a demonstration on how to make simple mashed potatoes. Start with russet potatoes and peel them into even-sized chunks. They can be peeled and cut ahead of time and put into a pot of cold water. Bring salted water to a boil and cook the potatoes until they are fo ...more

How To : Cook asparagus soup

Begin by taking the tips off of the asparagus. Cut just below the "woody" part or the top before the stem. Chop the rest of the asparagus into 1/2 pieces. Melt the butter in a fry pan. Add the onion and asparagus stirring to coat. Add in the chicken broth, potato, and spices. ...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 : Grill flank steak with healthy French fries

Flank steak makes a great grilling meal. Prepare flank steak with an awesome marinade, a tomato salad, and healthy fries. Serve your meal with a great gilled pineapple desert. Watch this how to video to learn how to make flank steak with fries. Flank Steak Marinade Recipe: 1/ ...more

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