You've probably noticed artichokes at the front and center of your local grocery store or farmer's market recently, as spring is artichoke season; They may look like strange, complicated vegetables if you've never cooked them before. Don't Miss: How to Select Veggies at Their ...more
This how to video is a quick excerpt from a DIY show. Watch as homeowners learn to pour a shower base and prep the floor for tiling. Follow along to learn how to fabricate a custom shower base in your bathroom.
When you know how to cook it, tofu is a delicious dish in and of itself—truly. Too many people have been subjected to poor quality or badly cooked tofu and told to eat it because it's a "healthy alternative" to meat. Usually what they bite into is a bland, rubbery mess coated ...more
Matte and flat colors have became quite popular. I was surprised to see how many cars used these colors at SEMA 2011. At 2012 SEMA I started seeing flat and matte in all colors, including pearls and metallics. These colors can be sprayed on or the car can be wrapped with vin ...more
In this video taxidermy tutorial series, a professional taxidermist demonstrates how to prepare a whitetail deer cape for mounting. Now that the skin has been fleshed and tanned, the deer head cape is ready to be mounted. The skin will need the mount that will shape the skin, ...more
In this video, the Canon EOS 7D is explored and prepped to shoot extremely high quality video. This video goes over how to set-up the camera to attain the flattest image for later grading & editing. Capture professional looking digital video, with tips and tricks revealed here.
Fall is the season of obnoxious food trends. You can't go out to eat or to the grocery store without seeing something pumpkin spice- or candy corn-flavored. Less annoying, but equally prevalent is the butternut squash. For the next several months, we will be pelted with recipe ...more
Many of us are guilty of sacrificing a delicious breakfast for a few extra minutes of sleep in the morning during the busy work week. Grab-and-go breakfasts are definitely timesavers, but granola bars and other packaged items often lack the fresh breakfast feel that makes the ...more
This how to video explains the difference between ducks and how to prep a Mallard duck for cooking.
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a whole room of exercise equipment or a gym to get in a good workout or warm up. In fact, for the most part all you need to lengthen and tone is a resistance band and your own weight. Learn how to warm up for exercise at home! This d ...more
Radio Control Helicopter Magazine Editor Klaus Ronge shows how to get a helicopter body ready for paint. Paint will add a personalized touch to the remote control helicopter, but does take some prep work. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to get an RC helicopter body rea ...more
Do one or all three of these lower back strengthening exercises to help you blossom into a yoga peacock pose.
Before painting your vehicle, you'll want to sand down the primer coat. This automotive video will show you how to block-sand the primer to prepare you for the actual paint job. It's actually a pretty simple step in auto painting. In this video we are demonstrating how to blo ...more
When making Turkey, just like chicken or any other sort of poultry, you have to make sure that you clean it well. On top of that you have to make sure that the area that you clean it in as well as all the utensils and dishes that were used in the preparation. In this video you ...more
Bavarian Soundwerks teaches you how to install a DICE iPod kit into a BMW E39 5 series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Prep the trunk to install DICE iPod kit into a BMW E39. Part 2 of 7 - How to Prep the trunk to install DICE iPod kit into a BMW E39. Part 3 of 7 - How to Prep the tru ...more
In this automotive guide, we learn how to prepare an OEM car-body part for painting. For all of the gritty details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started prepping your own parts for painting, watch this video tutorial.
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Kevin Hetmanski shows you how to properly clean you tires before you glue. Glue won't adhere to dirty tires, and can make a giant mess. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to properly prep tires and rims on an RC vehicle for glue.
Herbs, both fresh and dried, can be intimidating and mysterious to cooks. Just how much is too much? How do you prepare them? Food writer Mark Bittman says you should think of herbs as "teeny vegetables." To me, that means we should be using more herbs in our food, especially ...more
Thanksgiving is almost here, so now is the perfect time to figure out how you're going to cook that Turkey Day bird for dinner. Choosing a high-quality turkey is important, but if you haven't even gotten yours yet, the pickings may be slim, so do the best you can. Brining the ...more
How to prepare a thermocouple for attachment to a printed circuit board (PCB) for profiling a reflow or wave soldering system. This is advanced PCB circuitry and you need to watch all videos in the series to understand all the steps of wiring a printed circuit board entails. P ...more
This video tutorial shows tips on applying Liquid Mask to your RC car body prior to painting. Liquid mask takes the place of masking tape while painting. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to easily prep the body of an RC vehicle before painting.
Join Matt Null (NCA/Millersville/Cheer Excel), Jhana, Dena, and Lauren (Fire and Ice Allstars), and Greg (Step 1 Allstars) as you learn how to load, set and execute a prep (or elevator) and dismount in a hug wrap. Great tips for the beginning cheer leading coach or cheerleader!
To solder copper pipes, start by using a sharp blade and scrape the end of the pipe you are going to solder. This will get all the burrs off of the pipe. Next, take some steel wool and clean the pipe so that it is nice and clean and shiny. The next step is to apply some flux. ...more
Vegetables are perhaps the most important part of our diets, but often times they're an absolute pain to prepare. Cleaning every fleck of dirt off of dozens of leafy greens takes ages, and eliminating the more fibrous parts of certain veggies can be extremely tedious. But whe ...more
This Video will Show you how to Prepare Yarn before you do your Yarn Wraps, Braids, Faux Locs....etc Preparing the Yarn before you do your Install is the Best thing to do. Doing this preparation makes the process of installing the Braids or twist so much Quicker. I like to pre ...more
A new paint job can do wonders for any car, no matter how old it may be. It can give a look and feel to the car thanks to paint that may not have been available when it was being produced. But prepping a car, especially one that has been worked on, is an important aspect befor ...more
Taping drywall requires a spreader or a spatula, compound and drywall tape. Spread the compound over the nails and the seams smoothly to apply tape over later. Next, the tape is applied to the wet compound on the wall directly over where the seams were. Then, another layer of ...more
In this tutorial by Lowe's, we learn how to prep and paint kitchen cabinets yourself! First, you will want to make sure you don't have laminate or tile countertops, because these can simply be replaced. After this, you will need to use sandpaper to sand down the surface of the ...more
When fancy kicks started making their way into the indie scene, the art of custom leather shoe painting exploded. If you want to custom paint some kicks to show you creativity in this high-visibility area, watch this video for an in-depth guide to prepping any leather (not pat ...more
Join Matt Null (NCA/Millersville/Cheer Excel), Lindsey (Fire and Ice Allstars), Carly (Seton La Salle HS), Greg (Step 1 Allstars) and EJ (IUP) as you learn how to load, set and execute a sponge to prep (elevator) to sponge. Great tips for the beginning cheer leading coach or c ...more
The pilates teaser exercise is tough. This pilates how-to video demonstrates some prep exercises to help you master this challenging exercise. Do the prep work for the teaser on a regular basis to work your way up to the full version of the teaser movement.
Warning. This video is not for vegetarians or animal lovers since it does show an animal's hide. Now for those interested, this two part turorial shows you how to prep the right equipment needed to tan an animals hide. Join us as we prepare a cow hide for tanning. In this par ...more
Watch this instructional fashion design video for a quick guide on how to prepare shoes before you paint them. You will need a Magic Eraser, water, a tooth brush, q-tips, masking tape, and acetone (nail polish remover). Get you shoes ready for a specialty customized look.
This is a step by step tutorial on how to prepare the different parts of an Xbox 360 Controller for painting. Make sure the controller is clean and dry. You need paint thinner and Q tips to make it clean. Painting the controller takes time and effort and if you prepare the c ...more
The Dolphin Plank yoga exercise is a test of endurance and strength, focusing on your shoulders and upper back and challenging your balance. The Dolphin Plank is a great move to lead you into the Wheel pose, a deep back bend that requires you to open the hip flexors and should ...more
This wonderful easy vegan scones serves 12 people. The prep time for this yummy scookies takes 8 minutes and cooks in 10 minutes. Who doesn’t love scones with tea? Enjoy these with jam and some Earl Grey! 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to prep plywood subfloor for hardwood and laminate with Lowe's. Before you prep your floor, read the manufacturers direction and information on the flooring. After this, gather all of your materials and tools you need to complete the job. Then, m ...more
This is a great vegan jamaican spiced black bean burgers that serves 6 people. The prep time takes 8 minutes with a cook time of 10 minutes. These burgers are so easy and taste so great, you’ll be making them for breakfast, lunch and dinner! 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/4 cups ...more
Learn how to cook tamales! Pork leg hot tamales, to be specific. Add a whole onion to a pot of boiling water, along with four cloves of garlic. Next, add the pork leg meat and a little salt and cover it, letting it cook for about 1.5 to 2 hours. That's just how you get the mee ...more
This is a easy recipe for vegan portobello burgers that serve 4. It has a 20 min prep time and a 20 min cook time. Sometimes you feel like something other than soy. This twist on the usual proves itself to be tasty and filling. 4 portobello mushroom caps 1/4 cup balsamic vin ...more
You can't make great sushi without perfectly cooked sushi rice. See how to prep, cook, season, and cool sushi rice, and you'll be rolling in no time!
This tutorial video will teach you how to prepare leather properly if you're going to customize your Nike Air Force One's. This is a well made video that will teach you to properly customize your Nike's. Acetone is easy to find at any place that sells wall paint. Like Osh or ...more
So the weekend's coming up sooner than you thought and you want to look great for when you go out with your female friends on Friday or Saturday but are really limited time-wise on prep. How do you get pimple-free glowing skin, chip-free nail polish, and expertly applied blush ...more
Lowe's a leader in the retail home improvement business, brings you this instructional video on how to measure and prepare for hanging wallpaper, for the do-it-yourselfer at home. In this video you will learn useful tips on calculating just how much wallpaper you will need to ...more
Prepare this easy vegan meal that serves six. The quinoa and black beans takes 15 minutes to prep and 35 minutes to cook. Unfamiliar with quinoa? Don’t be shy! This dish is a wonderful showcase to the “mother of grains.” It may become a favorite at home or at your next potluc ...more
Prepare an easy vegan white bean soup made with spinach and leeks. The prep time is only 10 minutes and a cook time of 15 minutes. An easy and quick soup that you can make as thick as you’d like! 2 tsp olive oil 4 leeks, bulb only, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 3-4 cups v ...more
Prepare an easy vegan asian cucumber salad which serves 6 people. It only takes 10 minutes to prep but will take 2-3 hours or even overnight to marinate. This extremely easy Japanese-inspired salad makes for a quick picnic or potluck addition. 1½ cucumbers ½ tsp salt 1½ tsp ...more
This video shows you how to prepare rice noodles for cooking later. Soak the dry rice noodles in cold water. Soak the noodles until they are pliable. Drain the noodles in a colander. If the noodles are going to be used in stir fry, be sure to use plenty of oil so that they do ...more
If you've been to a convention of any sort before, you know that there are good and bad panels, and that their inherent goodness or badness often has little to do with the actual content being discussed. That's because giving a panel is a skill that not everyone has. However, ...more
Brussels sprouts get a bad rep (mostly from picky kids), but they're actually super delicious if you prepare them right. Caramelized brussels sprouts bring out the best flavor because doing so exposes more of brussel sprouts' surface area to the pan. Check out this video to l ...more
Here are some camping and party tips for you would-be burners out there. Be prepared for some serious excitement around the water truck.
If you need a little extra space in your kitchen, but can't add any more cabinetry, then this next tutorial is for you. In this video you'll find out how to build a serving/prep cart for your kitchen. This can be moved to any place in your kitchen and is ideally used for prepa ...more
There are two ways to properly lock your seat belt. You can use the childlock auto adhjustment. Or you can recline the seat, but then push forward to make your seat belt very tight. You don't want to be flopping around in the car. The bottom of your wrist is on top of the stee ...more
In this tutorial, we are shown how to prep your walls for wallpaper, which is very easy! Preparing your walls only takes a few minutes and makes applying the wallpaper easier and look a lot better. You will need: rags, soapy water, wallpaper stripping knife, and sandpaper to d ...more
In this soldering tip video brought to you by BEST, Inc. Norman Mier demonstrates the through-hole preparation pliers method with lead-free solder.
Tesla's Autopilot self-drive interface in its new Model 3 signals the carmaker is already prepping its cars for Level 4 driving years ahead of the competition. The incremental-yet-revealing modification consists of the Model 3's Autopilot gearshift option. Unlike the cruise c ...more
In this video, we learn how to use wood ash to prep pots for the kiln. First, grab wood ash and place it into a container that sprays. After this, blow in the appropriate hole and hold the container so the ash gets all over your pots. Continue to do this all the way around the ...more
Sit in a chair to prep for pullbacks in tap dancing. Learn about pullbacks from a dance teacher in this free video on advanced tap dancing. Prepare for the tap dancing move "pullbacks" - Part 1 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Prepare for the tap d ...more
Make your own luck by having a well-prepared monologue in your acting arsenal. This video acting lesson will teach you some steps for breaking down a monologue into a context that will give you a better understanding of the character, allowing you to enhance your skills. Deliv ...more
A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for a wood-sided house. But its what's underneath the paint that can really count. Doing the right prep work will make your painting efforts last longer and look better. The prep work will help make your paint job a success and much easier ...more