Palates

How To : Make cream puffs

Follow along as pinkofperfection.com's Sarah McColl learns how to make the perfect party dessert, cream puffs. Easy to make and incredibly delicious, this is a fast and easy way to please your guests and their palates.

How To : The 2-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse of Your Dreams

As a self-proclaimed chocoholic, any day with chocolate mousse in it is a good day in my book. And thanks to prominent chemist Hervé This, one of the founding fathers of molecular gastronomy, chocolate mousse is not only easy to make every single day—but only requires two ingr ...more

How To : Prepare delicious meatloaf with Paula Deen

Now that Halloween is over, we're getting closer than ever to the holiday season, which includings a lightning-fast sequence of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. This means you have to be prepared for cooking comfort food for big crowds. If you want a delicious meat di ...more

How To : Make curried chicken with coconut apple chutney

Are you looking for a dish to wow your friends and family, leaving their palates begging for more? Learn how to make curried chicken with coconut apple chutney from a professional chef in this free culinary arts video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make curried chicken with coc ...more

News : OL's Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner in L.A.

Los Angeles is filled with a myriad of options restaurant wise for all of your foodie needs. I am indeed a foodie, but there is nothing better to me then simple produce inspired plates. Here are three of my favorite spots in Los Angeles to find great organic treats all around ...more

How To : Cook cauliflower and broccoli gratin

This is the perfect dinner meal. Gratin. You can't go wrong with gratin, especially when it involves a little broccoli and cauliflower, so try out this video recipe for cauliflower and broccoli gratin. This rustic recipe is brought straight from Italy by chef Benedetta Vitali ...more

How To : Make pineapple-glazed chicken with Martha Stewart

You either like pineapples or you don't. For some, pineapples are the epitome of a tropical treat, sweet and juicy and the perfect fruit salad addition. For others, they're saccharine and too damn difficult to prepare. But you'll please all palates with this delicious pineapp ...more

How To : Throw a wine-tasting party

There's more to hosting a wine tasting than putting out glasses and crackers. These guidelines will help make your party a soiree to remember. You Will Need * Wine * Wine glasses * Paper cups * Plain crackers or bread * Water * Tasting sheets * Pencils * Paper bags (optional) ...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 : 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

HowTo : Make Sweet Wine Slushies

While some may enjoy the taste of straight up spirits, others enjoy sweeter alcoholic treats (booze popsicles or Jell-O shots, maybe). Here's a recipe for an after dinner dessert-drink: Sweet Wine Slushies from The Kitchn. You Will Need: One 750ml bottle sweet, fruity wine, ...more

How To : Perform a general neurological exam on a patient

As a doctor, sometimes it will be necessary to perform a neurological examination of your patient to rule out any neurological disorders. Your objective is to identify abnormalities in the nervous system, to differentiate peripheral from central nervous system lesions, and to ...more

How To : Make Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Can you handle it? I'm not entirely sure I can, but my taste buds are definitely curious. Soft, doughy chocolate chip cookies stuffed with Nabisco's sugary sweet Oreos. This joins the ranks with: deep-fried trick-or-treat candy, deep-fried butter, deep-fried cheesecake... you ...more

Ingredients 101 : The Secret Powers of the Humble Radish

The Spanish and Portuguese introduced many things (some desirable, some not, depending on your POV) to Mexico in the sixteenth century: Christianity, language, and lots of flora and fauna. Among the flora were radishes, a root vegetable which was briskly inducted into the loc ...more

How To : Make basic beatbox sounds

Try beat boxing to make percussion sounds using only your mouth. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to make basic beatbox sounds. You Will Need * Rhythm * A mouth Step 1: Create a kick drum Make the kick drum sound by expelling pressurized air through your mouth. At the ...more

How To : Prepare fresh homemade wasabi

Real wasabi can be a little tricky to find, but once you do, your palate will be opened to a whole new sensation. Learn how to prepare real wasabi, and settle for no imitation.

How To : Mix a Liquid Cocaine

Dark rum, Jagermeister married with Rumple Minze and Goldschlager - a tasty after dinner cocktail worth your palate. If you're sick of basic cocktails, expand your knowledge. Watch this mixed drink recipe video to learn how to mix a liquid cocaine. Mixing drinks is easy. By w ...more

How To : Judge Marijuana or Cannabis with Jorge Cervantes

Do you want to know if your pot is good pot? Are you a marijuana freak? This video gives incredibly detailed information on how to judge your pot. Whether preparing to sample the world's best pot at the upcoming Cannabis Cup or just developing your domestic palate, you'll want ...more

How To : Cook Japanese inspired teriyaki salmon

To be honest, we don't like salmon. We've tried it every which way. Grilled, roasted, marinated in soy sauce and ginger for a Chinese twist, baked. But none of these versions has pleased our palate. However, this Japanese terriyaki salmon may just be the kicker. This cooking ...more

How To : Make spaghetti and meatballs decorated cupcakes

We're betting that after baking this spaghetti and meatballs cupcake you'll accidentally bite into it expecting savory meat, spices, and palate-warming spaghetti. Crafted out of icing, strawberry jam, and hazelnut Ferrero Rocher balls, this is a surprisingly easy cupcake deco ...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 : DIY Instant Baby Food Is Easier Than You Think

When it comes to your baby and your time, nothing but the best and most efficient will do. These high standards carry through every aspect of your life as a new parent, from diapers to strollers and especially to food. Luckily, making your own baby food isn't as complicated a ...more

How To : Mix a Universe cocktail

First introduced to the world at the legendary Studio 54, the Universe won First Prize in the the 1978 U.S. Bartenders Guild Annual Competition. And no wonder. Its beguiling mix of tropical juices and slightly nutty finish are certain to wake up your palate. Fair warning: the ...more

News : The Value and Worth of Daily Positive Affirmations

I've been dealing with emotional difficulty for many years. It started when I had surgery for the epilepsy I was dealing, and quite literally, dying with. Since the surgery on March 28, 1990 I have had no seizures, but I have had plenty of emotional difficulty. Along with that ...more

Monkey Bread : Savory or Sweet, Always a Treat

Regardless of your culture or your age, eating with your hands is fun. Flouting social convention and just digging in with your fingers provides a whole other level of epicurean enjoyment. And one of the most entertaining hands-on foods is monkey bread. Food historian Tori Ave ...more

How To : Distinguish different types of beer

Beer has so many traits and flavors that you might have to taste a lot of it to see what you like. Oh darn. WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. Step 1 Consider the many varieties of beer. These include lagers, ales, ...more

News : Why should you covet a Fixie bike?

(We did not know about these, either...until we discovered these videos.) The fixed gear bike, also called a fixie, was designed for track racing in the velodrome. Working bike messengers brought them to the NYC, Tokyo, SF, London streets on account the cycles gave them far m ...more

How To : Make a striped Smarties candy holder

Smarties are the all-inclusive candy. With every color of the rainbow, it allows kids and sugar-addicted adult folks alike the powerful option of choosing between eating the Red or Green flavor, or Blue for those days when we're feeling down (that's why we're eating the candy ...more

News : The Fantastical, Flavorful Fiddlehead Fern

Fiddlehead ferns look like something from Alice in Wonderland, or something that you might see when you close your eyes while listening to Pink Floyd and enjoying some herbal refreshment. What they don't look like is a tasty vegetable that's perfect for any spring or summer di ...more

How To : Make classy new fillings for your potato skins

This video brings you fresh ideas on frozen processed Idaho potato skins that are ideal for appetizers or your bar menu. It is suggested in this video many creative ways to serve Idaho potato skins. The classic way presented is Nacho Style. The chef suggests using mango, papay ...more

How To : Make crab dip with Dijon mustard and lemon juice

We don't think it's even possible to resist crab dip. Usually we try to eat healthy and go for the hummus, but when there's crab dip around we swear we're compelled by some mysterious force to head in that direction and gobble up the bowl before anyone else has a shot at it. ...more

News : Describing Cuisines

This words will help you identify terms that are brought up in reviews. You can also use them when writing your own review to be a bit more descriptive. Orthodox: accepted, traditional 2. Admirable: worthy of admiration; inspiring, approval, reverence, or affection. excellen ...more

How To : Make orange chocolate cake for Ramadan

Mmmm oranges and chocolate? How could you go wrong with such a palate-pleasing blend? The tangy, citrusy flavor of oranges balances out the rich, sweet smoothness of the chocolate in this delectable cake. Traditionally baked for the month long Muslim fast Ramadan, this orange ...more

How To : Give someone a headache in Photoshop

Use two photos, a main image and a photo of a cracked egg which will be your source of the headache. Drag the egg into the main image by holding down the shift key. Resize the egg. Change the opacity down to 50%. Zoom out. Command T flips the image. Hold option and right click ...more

How To : Make an herbed navy and white bean side dish

Beans don't have to be boring! This recipe shows you how to make a delicious side dish using primarily navy beans and white beans. After soaking and cooking the beans, you can add herbs and pancetta and end with this palate pleaser. Make an herbed navy and white bean side dish ...more

How To : Make delicious cocoa from scratch

Cocoa is a great cold-weather dessert beverage, but many store bought powder mixes are too sweet. Making your own homemade cocoa lets you adjust the recipe until it's just perfect for your palate. And it makes a great gift for the holidays!

How To : Choose fresh fish

Part of the romancing you palate series, Patricia Fine goes to the store and gets some great tips on how to select and buy fresh fish.

How To : Make Your Own Roman Sahdes

Making Your Own Roman Shades Are you an everyday Martha Stuart? You know, one of those do it yourself creative people who can make better household items than you can find at the store. It so, I found a great (quick to the point) video that will help you design and make your ...more

How To : Make seasonal vegetable couscous

If you're bored of the same old starches, then shake things up with an amazing vegetable couscous. Light, fluffy, and subtly flavored with fresh veggies, this couscous will please the palate, but won't keep you trapped in the kitchen all day.

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