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How To : Make Betty's oven baked potato strips

Do you ever want a french fry without all that grease? Betty shows you a delicious, healthy alternative with her oven baked potato strips! Ingredients: 2 medium to large Idaho baking potatoes 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (I used peanut oil.) 1/2 teaspoon hot pep ...more

How To : Make baby cereal

Is baby ready for their first solid meal? Cereal is a nutritious first food for little ones. You Will Need * Dry baby cereal * Breast milk or formula * Mashed or strained fruits and vegetables WARNING: Talk to your pediatrician about when to start giving your baby solid foods ...more

How To : Make hotdog relish

Make hot dogs even tastier with a batch of homemade relish. Watch this video to learn how to make hotdog relish. You Will Need * 1 c onions * 1/2 c bell peppers * 1/2 c dill pickle * 1/2 c cucumber * ½ can of pimentos, drained * 1/4 c celery * 1/4 c Dijon or yellow mustard * ...more

How To : Make ketchup

Why use store-bought ketchup when you can whip up a healthier, tastier, and cheaper version at home? Watch this video to learn how to make ketchup. You Will Need * 1 28-ounce can of whole tomatoes in puree * 1 medium onion, chopped * 1 tbsp vegetable oil * 1 tbsp tomato past ...more

How To : Get more fruits and vegetables into your diet

Getting the minimum five daily servings of fruits and vegetables is not as daunting as you might think. This Howcast video guide offers several tips on getting more fruits and vegetables into your diet. You Will Need * Fruits * Vegetables * Imagination * A willingness to expe ...more

How To : Bake a birdie bread for your bird

Your bird will love eating this nutritious snack. Follow along in this bird cooking how-to video to learn how to make birdie bread. Birdie bread is a fun recipe that is great for both you and our pet bird. You should first pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees Ingredients: 1 cup ...more

How To : Make lentil walnut veggie burgers

Veggie Burgers are a nutritional alternative to beef burgers. Many people don't think of making their own veggie burgers but they are really easy to make at home. Store bought veggie burgers are nutritional but often very high in sodium and preservatives. Lentils are high in f ...more

How To : Bake Indian vegetable and keema puff snack

Vegetable puffs are a wonderful snack option for the days that you want something substantial and you can’t wait very long for it to be made! Watch this how to video to learn the recipe and the method of cooking vegetable and keema puffs. Ingredients: Puff Pastry Sheets - 1 ...more

How To : Lose Weight After Pregnancy

During pregnancy, women will end up carrying a good amount of extra weight. While a third of the weight gained will come from the baby, the other two thirds come from the changes that happen in your body while you're pregnant. Losing this extra weight can prove to be difficul ...more

News : The challenge of avoiding the refined stuff

If you take to reading food labels you will start to notice some ingredients come up again and again. Sugar, MSG, high fructose corn syrup, spices that really don't mean "spices", things you can't pronounce. If you can't have it, chances are it's in that package you're holding ...more

HowTo : Lose 27 Pounds Eating Twinkies

What's more important in maintaining a healthy body weight? Eating healthy food or simply reducing your calorie intake? You may think a human nutrition professor would encourage the former, but instead Kansas State University's Mark Haub proved the latter. CNN reports that Pr ...more

How To : Make lasagna with an easy recipe

For a warm and hearty meal, try this simple lasagna recipe. You Will Need * 1 lb. ground beef * 2 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese * 1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese * 15 oz. ricotta cheese * 1/4 c. parsley, chopped * 1 egg, lightly beaten * 26 oz. spaghetti sauce * 12 lasagna n ...more

How To : Pickle vegetables

It's easy to make a peck of pickled peppers – or any other vegetable – with this basic recipe. You Will Need * 3-4 lbs. beets, cucumbers, carrots, asparagus, bell peppers, or green bean * A large, oven-safe, lidded pot * Four one-pint canning jars * A boiling-water canner * A ...more

How To : Make blobs in a bottle with a Lava Lamp effect

The World's Easiest Lava Lamp! This is an easy, fun science activity that is great for any age. In fact, our video crew ended up taking the extra bottles home to show their friends. It is also a great demonstration of liquid density, the release of gases in a chemical reaction ...more

How To : Improve Life by Getting More Done

Sometimes a person can feel life is getting you down - you don't feel productive, or there's not enough hours in a day to do everything you need. You might not feel motivated to get up in the morning or to go to work anymore, and sometimes one might ask oneself "Is this all th ...more

How To : Organize a refrigerator

Is your fridge getting out of control? Can't identify that raunchy smell that has invaded your ice box? Can't find your ketchup? The best way to alleviate these problems is by organization. Organizing and keeping your fridge tidy is the best way to go, but it could be hard in ...more

How To : Keep cheese from drying out

We've all had to waste what could have been perfectly good cheese when we cut away the outside edges and corners that have dried out. This is caused by moisture being lost when exposed to air so can get the most out of your cheese by wrapping it well when storing. Tired of th ...more

How To : Reduce belly fat with a better diet

This how-to video is about how to reduce belly fat with the help of a better diet. This video mainly focus on reducing the belly fat through proper diet, A good diet is very important to loose stomach fat, but changing the diet suddenly will cause health problems, so its very ...more

How To : Make Maui style chicken noodle soup

In this video, we learn how to make Maui style chicken noodle soup. You will first need to chop garlic, carrots, celery and onions and put them into a pot with water and chicken thighs. You can now season the pot with Hawaiian salt, cracked pepper, chili pepper and sesame oil. ...more

How To : Make chicken noodle soup with vermicelli

In this video, The Frugal Chef will show you how to make a chicken vermicelli soup. First, she will show you all of the ingredients. They are chicken, vermicelli noodles (although any kind is acceptable), and various vegetables. Learn tips on how to prepare your ingredients an ...more

How To : Prepare and a butternut squash for cooking

Learn to prepare butternut squash for cooking! It is a nutrient rich, low calorie food. When you buy your squash, make sure its free of blemishes and looks healthy. This is very important. At home, feel free to store it however you like, but it does fine in room temperature, n ...more

How To : Fry eggplant

In this video you'll learn how to fry delicious eggplant, the Filipino way. A perfect vegetable to add to an sandwich, stew, or soup. You can also eat on its own. Here you'll see the entire process from buying it at the store all the way home and cooking it to sitting down and ...more

How To : Lose Weight The Correct & Healthy Way

Obesity has ballooned into a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organization estimates that 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and 700 million will be obese by 2015. Over 20 million children are overweight today. The reasons for these distressing figures are common knowle ...more

How To : Make homemade dog food

In these video clips, our expert will show you how to make your own homemade dog food, avoiding the possible poisonous contamination and low nutritive qualities of store bought food. Learn recipes for a health drink, a dog biscuit, lactose-free food, chapatti, vegetable curry, ...more

How To : Make cream of broccoli soup

In this video series, let Richard Buccola show you how to make tasty cream of broccoli soup. Richard takes you through all the steps to make this homemade soup. He shows you what vegetables, cooking utensils, and spices you need to make cream of broccoli soup. Learn how to cho ...more

How To : Make rigatoni

In this video recipe, our expert chef will demonstrate how to make rigatoni. In this cheap and hearty dinner recipe series, you will learn easy step-by-step instructions on how to prepare the vegetables and cook the sausage to add your rigatoni. You will also get tips and advi ...more

Your Fridge : You're Using It Wrong

When you come home from the grocery store, you probably put away every single fruit and vegetable in the bins and drawers in your refrigerator. Any fifth grader knows that fridges work to preserve food, thus everything should go in there, right? Nope! Chances are, you've been ...more

Your Freezer : You're Using That Wrong, Too

Last week, I showed you why your refrigerator is one of the best tools in the kitchen when it comes to saving money and preserving food at its tastiest. But did you know your freezer is another underutilized ally in the cooking game? Chances are, you've been using your freeze ...more

Ingredients 101 : The Essential Homemade Chicken Stock

The first written account of "stock" as a culinary staple goes back to 1653, when La Varenne's Cookery described boiling mushroom stems and table scraps with other ingredients (such as herbs and basic vegetables) in water to use for sauces. But really, the concept of stock has ...more

How To : Live Without a Refrigerator

Believe it or not, it is absolutely possible to get by without a big refrigerator in your kitchen. After all, before refrigerators became a household staple in the last century, people somehow managed to store their perishable fruits, vegetables, legumes and meats for an exten ...more

How To : Store Meat to Avoid Freezer Burn

Frozen meat is a saving grace for weeknight meals. Whenever I crave a certain protein, all I need to do is defrost it. Sometimes, I don't even need to defrost it in order to use it. But every once in a while, I would pull a frozen chicken breast out of my freezer only to see ...more

How To : 10 Clever Ways to Use Juicing Pulp in Your Cooking

Juicing fruits and vegetables is very beneficial to your health. For some, it's a trend; but to me, it's a part of my morning routine. However, the negative side to juicing large quantities of fruits and vegetables is that leftover pulp can be wasted. Thankfully, this is easi ...more

2014's Hottest How-Tos : Hacks, Mods, and...Veggies?

This past year was a big one for WonderHowTo. Our biggest yet. In 2014 our writers, curators, and community members helped over 100 million people learn over 270 million new things. That's 40% more people than the total number of students enrolled in every single school from e ...more

Ingredients 101 : The Know-It-All Guide to Peppers

You can find chili peppers in practically every cuisine. From the sweet Italian variety to the spicy Thai bird's chili and the smoky Mexican chipotle, peppers are ubiquitous and universally loved. But if you find the range and scope of these little fireballs overwhelming, you' ...more

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