Steel Pan Drums

How To : Play steel pan drums in a band

How to play steel pan drums; get professional tips and advice from an expert drummer on playing steel percussion instruments in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Play steel pan drums in a band. Play steel pan drums in a band - Part 2 of 14. Click throu ...more

How To : Play steel drums

In this video series, learn how to play the steel drums. Our expert, Alan Mark Lightner, shows you tips for beginning your steel pan music career. Learn the proper posture for the instrument. Alan shows you how to hit and strike the steel drum. Learn how to play notes and chor ...more

How To : Pan your drums in Ableton

In this video, we learn how to pan your drums in Ableton. First, load an impulse and lay out your drum pattern. Play it back to see how it sounds. Then, pay attention to panning the individual elements of your drum track. When you click on the bottom, you will be able to see w ...more

How To : Make seared scallops with orange & jalapeno

Seared scallops with orange and jalapeno are a quick and easy appetizer to try. The ingredients in this dressing will surprise and impress your guests. It may be just the right holiday recipe. Dressing: (Enough for 4 scallops) 2 small jalapeno peppers 1 orange 1/4 Cup rice vi ...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 : Make a modern French omelet with Gourmet Magazine

Watch a Gourmet Magazine shows you how to make a classic omelet with modern utensils. If you don't have a 20-year-old black steel pan, then try this modern omelet technique from Chef Olivier Muller of DB Bistro Moderne. Make a modern French omelet with Gourmet Magazine. Click ...more

How To : Easily shape pizza dough

is a video presentation about "Shaping Pizza Dough" and to mastering great at home is shaping and stretching the dough. Put the dough in plastic cover for 6 to 8 hours in room temperature or 12 to 24 hours in refrigerator in an sticky form ...more

HowTo : Make the Perfect Fried Egg

The art of the sunny side up, fried egg. Master it, and you're sure to impress. Luckily, Apartment Therapy is here to instruct with another Home Hack. HowTo: make a perfectly cooked fried egg. You Will Need: One or more eggs Butter Nonstick OR stainless steel skillet or fr ...more

How To : Make traditional Southern banana pudding

In this segment of Fantastic Food, Scott Hargrove demonstrates making a traditional homemade southern banana pudding. If you are looking for pudding from a box, don't stop here! After pre-heating the oven to 425 degrees, he warms up a stainless steel pot. He adds tablespoons o ...more

News : Flash-Freeze Anything with the Anti-Griddle

Essentially, the Anti-Griddle does exactly what its name promises: it turns things almost instantaneously cold when you drop them on its "grilling" surface. Unlike home methods of flash freezing, its staggeringly low temperatures (-30°F/-34.4°C) allows ingredients that normall ...more

The Science of Frothing : How to Make Your Own Milk Foam

Once upon a time in America, there was coffee and there was decaf. That's it. No capuccinos. No espressos. And certainly no Starbucks. Coffee was just coffee, something that you bought at a gas station or donut shop. If you made it at home, it was either in a metal pot or inst ...more

How To : Bend chords on an electric guitar like Albert Lee

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Make a sweet-and-crunchy sesame seed brittle

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make sweet and crunchy sesame seed brittle. This is hard candy, packed with sesame seeds. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about nine minutes. The full re ...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 : Play drums and play a simple rock beat

Make sure your neighbors don't mind before you learn to play the drums with Mr.G. In this new four part series, he is going to teach you how to play the drums. You'll start with extreme basics, including your grip, to learning a simple 16th note full measure. Watch this, if yo ...more

How To : Make Nonstick Cooking Spray

Feeling like MacGyver? Create your own cooking spray in a few simple steps. Reach in your cabinet and make your own homemade cooking spray. Here are a few ways to make it at home. Step 1: Fill bottle Fill the spray bottle with olive oil or vegetable oil and use it as a nons ...more

How To : Tune a Djembe African hand drum properly

Understand the concept of tuning a rope djembe. The proper sound is achieved with minimum effort for maximum effect. The key is to either focus or disperse the hand's energy, and position the hand in the correct place. The bass and tone notes require focused energy (a beginne ...more

Ekokook : The Kitchen of the Future

ZERO WASTE. Yes, You read that right. This kitchen of the future aims to have zero waste. Ekokook the kitchen concept out of design company Faltazi gives us hope for a greener future. How is this possible you ask when in most homes 85 or 90 percent of a family's trash is gener ...more

How To : Heat Up Your Grilling with Wood Planks

At its core, grilling is the simplest form of cooking. You create extreme heat, you put a piece of food on top of the heat, and then you sit back and watch the magic happen. Yet despite the inherent simplicity in grilling, there are a million ways to make it more complex, more ...more

News : Inspire Your Kids to Cook with a Safe Mini Knife Set

When you have a parent who cooks—and has you act as sous chef—the kitchen automatically becomes a less intimidating place. In other words, kids who know their way around the kitchen will most likely become adults who cook for themselves, which also means that they'll eat more ...more

Car Wax : The Secret Ingredient to an Easy-to-Clean Stove

It's nearly impossible to keep a stovetop clean when cooking, at least, in my experience. No matter what I do, liquid and solid food bits fall to the surface and around the burners every single time, creating a hard-to-clean mess. Scrubbing away the stains and crusty charred ...more

Food Tool Friday : Why Pros Use Carbon Steel Knives

A good, sharp knife is a cook's best friend, which is why there's so much passionate debate about what kind you should get. Most enthusiastic home cooks opt for a stainless steel knife, but it turns out there's a different option that the pros favor, and that's carbon steel. T ...more

How To : 10 Clever Ways to Cook Out Without a Grill

Whether it's the start, middle, or end of summer, it's prime-time grilling season. If you find yourself without a grill, however, it may seem as if half your summer plans of swimming by the pool while stuffing hot dogs in your face could be ruined. But have no fear as all is ...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 : Save Time & Money with These One-Pot Meals All Week

Dinner is meant to be enjoyed after a long day away from home—it shouldn't cause stress or fuss. But for many, that's exactly what a home-cooked meal represents, especially on a work night. The prep work, the steps involved in following the recipe, the numerous amount of bowls ...more

How To : 5 Savory Appetizers You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

To me, the term muffin tin is a lot like Voldemort—it should never be uttered. Not for being evil, however... instead, it's because it's inaccurate. First of all, muffin tins are hardly ever made out of tin anymore. (The materials on trend are stainless steel, cast iron, and ...more

News : The Smartphones of Austin's Underground Musicians

Smartphone technology has become as ubiquitous as automobiles. In Austin, Texas, a city that is widely known as the "Live Music Capital of the World," smartphones have been embraced by the music community not just as a way to document and promote, but to create music. A rock ...more

Whisking : We're All Doing It Wrong

Whisking liquids seems somehow quaint, especially since there are good, cheap devices out there like immersion blenders and hand mixers that can whip cream, turn egg whites into meringue, and mix batters for you. However, I still love my whisk and use it often, and here's why ...more

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