Potato peels are largely misunderstood creatures. They're shucked away from every mashed potato dish like some icky rag that has no business in your kitchen. PS: Quit it. By ditching the peels, you're not only missing out on fiber and large amounts of potassium (even more than ...more
Poor chickens. Bacon fat is revered (and justifiably so), and duck fat is a staple at most fine grocers. Marbles of fat make a steak divine, and goose fat is the holy grail of fatty goodness. Yet chicken fat is usually thrown away. If you're one of those people who roasts a c ...more
The other day I was doing the math on roughly how many eggs I eat each year. I estimated about 500. That's a lot of eggs. And, subsequently, that's a lot of eggshells to throw in the trash. I felt weird realizing that I trash about 500 eggshells a year. And it wasn't the envi ...more
Confession: I love bagels. I love to make them, but above all, I love to eat them. In college I ran a mini-bagel business from my kitchen, and on bagel-making day, it wasn't uncommon for me to eat the circular goodies for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Yet even with my obsessio ...more
A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more
The top flaps on the cereal box should already be open. Then you must open the flaps on the bottom of the cereal box (the side parallel to the opening) and flatten it. Now use the creases made by the corners of the box and fold them inward; it should be flat again. Fold it len ...more
Assuming that you are living north of the equator, ‘tis the summer season for brewing your own sun tea. Unlike the conventional method of dunking tea bags in boiling hot water for several minutes, sun tea is brewed over the course of several hours through the natural heat of d ...more
Here's a not-so-well-kept secret about the food industry: retailers love to take your money. And one of the ways they do that is by dividing food into smaller sizes and charging more. Have you ever noticed that a container of precut, washed broccoli costs more than a head of b ...more
Make the magic remover cloth shown in this how-to video which will remove all the scratches on your favorite CDs, your LCD display or just remove some scratches on plastic. You'll need egg whites of and a microfiber cloth. Don't throw away anymore CDs, DVDs, or lose important ...more
Got a bunch of old, too large t-shirts lying around that you don't want to throw away, but that you also can't seem to wear? Then take the high road by upcycling it into this on-trend puff sleeved shirt. Take a look at this fashion DIY video for the how-to.
Don't throw away your old CDs and DVDs! All you need is a little felt, some glue and an X-acto knife to turn obsolete software into techie home decor. Just glue the felt to the disc, and then cut out once the glue is dry.
Can you believe that you can turn your ugly long-sleeve T-shirt (a gift from your dear aunt Sherry) into a sexy ruffled one-shoulder top that looks store bought? Watch this fashion tutorial by Gianny L to learn how to repurpose any old shirt into a ruffled top. This is an exc ...more
It's easy to throw away tons of money on jewelry... that's many times overpriced. Why not learn how to make your own jewerly designs? By making your own jewel pieces, you can not only save a ton of cash but customize them to fit your style. In this video, learn step-by-step ho ...more
Learn how to wrap your presents in Furoshiki (cloth) to avoid using wrapping paper. Unlike wrapping paper (which usually can't be recycled) Furoshiki can be used again and again. With the economy the way it is, now is a good time to recycle and reuse, instead of wasting throw ...more
Don’t throw away those ripped or saggy nylons! There are tons of useful things you can do with them. You Will Need * Old pantyhose and tights * Imagination You can use them in the garden, strain old paint or store them in your car... the possibilities are endless.
Learn how to straighten wire with this jewelry making video. Use a pair of pliers to straighten a piece of warped wire. When making earrings, bracelets, rings and necklaces, don't throw away the bent pieces of left over wire. They can be salvaged!
Next time you run out of chapstick, don't throw away the tube. This is a simple and fun way to make a pop gun from a regular chapstick tube. No extra tools are needed.
Why throw away all that perfectly good molding when you can reuse in another project? Learn how to remove molding neatly so you can reuse it later with this home remodeling tutorial. With the tips from this how to video you can recycle your molding.
Sometimes the save feature stops working for the old Super Nintendo games. But you can't fault them for that, everything has a limit and chances are you've drained the poor battery dry. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to replace the SNES game battery. So ...more
Learn how you can make placemats from materials from your garden that you usually would throw away with this how to video. This is a great eco-friendly way to decorate your table. Watch this tutorial and you can recycle your yard waste into beautiful placemats for your home.
This video origami tutorial shows how to fold a paper swan. The Japanese art of origami is a fun way to take a regular piece of paper, and turn it into a work of art. Don't throw away those paper scraps, fold them into a beautiful swan.
Make a gift tag using wrapping paper. Don't throw away those old bits of wrapping paper, make them into gift tags. Arona Khan shows us how. Make a gift tag using wrapping paper. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
You don't have to throw away those broken pots and re-pot the plants inside. In this gardening tutorial, Martin Fish from Garden News shows viewers how to repair cracked pots. With this the tips from this how to video you can save money on plant pots.
Do not throw away your old denims. Re-purpose them to make yourself new shorts. Here's how. Video: .
After a few years, your cinnamon, paprika, and saffron begin to lose their vibrant hues, and the aromas that once filled your kitchen are barely distinguishable when you open their jars. These are telltale signs that your spices need to be replaced sooner rather than later. D ...more
What can you do with old lightbulbs? Think flowers... Learn how to recycle old lightbulbs into a flower vase with sexy Gianny L! This is a cool vase out of pure junk, so don't throw away those old light bulbs... recycle them! Learn how to make a cool vase out of recycled lig ...more
We can bet you have at least a few old t-shirts lying around that you know you're never going to wear but can't seem to throw away for sentimental reasons. Well, rather than simply letting your clothing collect dust, we've got a genius idea for you: Why not turn that old t-shi ...more
In the digital age, camera's have gotten better, more advanced and more expensive. Even those throw-away cameras have taken the leap to digital-ness, which means more money. But you don't have to be confined by the one-time use of these single-use digital cameras anymore. Kipk ...more
To us, old T-shirts are just space clutterers, with too much history for my of us to throw away but taking up too much space in our closets to want to keep. But for crafters they're the Holy Grail of crafting supplies. Just ask Whitney from "Whitney Sews," who uses a plain bl ...more
To anyone who has grown tomatoes, the vertical metal cages that they grow in are a familiar sight. This video is here to tell you why you should throw away all of your cages. No, it isn't telling you that tomatoes cause cancer or anything. What it does describe is a technique ...more
Going green and staying on a budget are two of the most important things these days. In this tutorial, learn how to do both while staying incredibly stylish. If you are into the Emo Scene and are looking for a cool hairbow that you can make yourself for free, check out this t ...more
Sarah East from Grocery School gives a lesson on how to buy fresh asparagus. Look for straight, firm stalks with dark green or purple tips. It is best to choose stalks the same size so they will cook uniformly, though the size does not affect the flavor. White asparagus is ju ...more
Identity theft typically occurs when someone uses your personal information such as social security numbers, credit card numbers or account information to perform various misdeeds, and you are left to clean up the mess. Identity theft affects about 9 million victims a year, bu ...more
To care for:Venus Flytrap: It is a great project for children, however, there are a few things to remember to look after this plant. Firstly it is best to use cover to protect the plant, as they have a tendency to dry out quickly. Also be careful not to overfeed the plant inse ...more
Check out this cooking tip from the Milen Show. Cooking doesn't have to be tough or stressful. Find out how to make it quick and easy! Watch this video tip for how to grate cheese the easy way! Yes, there is an easy way to grate cheese, without using the cheese elbow. Throw a ...more
Don't throw away that old keyboard! You can make a sweet wallet with the circuit sheets inside! Inspired by this Instructables project. Hack together your own cool wallet with this mod video. You Will Need * A desktop computer keyboard, preferably a PC * A screwdriver * A rul ...more
It happens to the best of us—missing socks. No matter how hard you try, no matter how careful you are when doing laundry, you always end up with that one sock who's lost its soulmate. And what do you usually do with that buddy-less sock? Throw it away? DON'T! This video will g ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to throw a cocktail party. This video provides many tips on how to prepare for a cocktail party. To have a cocktail party, you should have enough seats for at least 20% of the guests. Arrange your furniture into a U-shape to allow peop ...more
In this video from wheezywaiter we learn how to shave your face and trim your beard the right way. First take your shirt off and grab your razor. He uses the nude razor, meaning he does not put any clips on it. Scruff your beard so it all sticks out. Then with your razor, run ...more
In this video, we learn how to core and cut tomatoes with Skinny and Mini. First, you will need to rinse off your tomatoes and then pop the tomato corer into the core of the tomato. Give it a twist, then the core will pop right out of it. Once you do this, you will cut the tom ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to kill a cockroach kindly. If you currently use insecticides to kill bugs and insects in your home, rethink it! These fumes can be toxic to your health and the health of your family. To help avoid getting cockroaches, make sure you dust and swee ...more
The Wing Girls teach us how to get her in your bed in this tutorial. First, look around your room and see how many empty cans, wrappers, or old plates are laying around your room. You should throw away all garbage and clean dishes before the girl ever sees your room. Get rid o ...more
In this video, we learn how to install a dishwasher. First, take out your directions from the package and throw away the rest of the packaging. Also, discard your old dishwasher if you don't need it. Next, attach the PVC hose to the water supply, making sure it's turned off, t ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make chicken broth. Begin by placing the chicken bones into a crock pot. Then pour in the drippings that were stained from the roasting pan. Now add 1/2 of an onion and a handful of baby carrots. Then add in some bay leaf, 1 tsp of ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to three easy tricks. The first trick is the coin in the hand. The magician drops a penny into the spectator's hand 3 times. on the third time, the coin ends up being a nickel instead of a penny. The second trick is vanishing coin. The ...more
Don't want to throw away that raggedy pair of old Levi's with small paint stains and random tears all over because it's stuck with you longer than your trusty 12-year-old jack russell terrier? We totally understand. Continue to use your favorite pair of blue jeans by watching ...more
Get your sewing tools ready, because it's time for another great tutorial. In this video you'll learn how to make two cool objects easily. One being a stitch marker that helps mark a certain place in a row when knitting. The other object is a coffee cup sleeve that is perfect ...more
Got an old T-shirt lying around that's too small to wear but too cute to throw away? Oh what a dilemma. Rather than let your pretty T-shirt sit in your closet or attic and collect dust over the years as you decide what to do with it, give it new life by repurposing it into a h ...more
Whether you are just starting out doing Chinese calligraphy and painting or a have been doing it your whole life, practice is crucial. Rather than wasting ink, paint, and paper on practice pieces that you are going to discard or throw away afterwards, now you can use a Buddha ...more
If you are totally broke but need something to smoke out of, check out this tutorial! In it, you will learn several different ways to create working bongs out of household items. In this four part series, you will first learn how to make a simple bottle bong from a Pom juice b ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a disposable pipe out of tin foil and a Sharpie. First, take the Sharpie and place it into a strip of foil and roll the foil tightly around it. keep rolling it until you are at the end of the strip of foil. Now, make sure it is tight around ...more
Why throw away tons of money on lessons at a studio when you can find free online video lessons! In this video, learn about the dance of the belly movements, also known as belly rolls, and how to isolate the abdominal region while the rest of the body remains in perfect postur ...more
Hi everyone, happy new year. Today we will be repotting a Japanese black pine bonsai tree with Charles M. We will first check the health of the pine tree by checking the fungus cultures. It is a healthy tree if there is a lot of fungus. We will first prune some of the roots to ...more
We've seen lots of methods of CD/DVD scratch removal here on WonderHowTo- bananas, toothpaste, even eggs. Now Instructables member gpotvin suggests another method to throw in the mix: vaseline. No reason to throw away those damaged CDs! Save 'em - it's as easy as Step 1, 2, 3. ...more
This video demonstrates the making of mango pickle without using oil. Take a few raw mangoes and peel them, cut them into small pieces and remove the seeds. Do not throw away the peels as these can be used crushed in mint chutney. In a bowl, mix table salt, red chili powder (m ...more
In this tutorial the instructor shows how to disable referrer logging in Opera 6 and 5.01. To do this, first open Opera and click on the File menu. In the File menu select the Preferences option. Now this should open the Preferences window. There are lots of options in the sid ...more
The first step to getting over a broken heart is to change the contact information of your ex to do not answer. Delete all texts when they come. Do not look at it! Throw away all moments from your relationships. Leave it in the garbage can! If your ex wishes to have an item ba ...more
Learn how to find latent finger prints on brass surfaces, such as fired cartridge cases. Called the Acidified Peroxide method, using only white distilled vinegar and hydrogen peroxide that you can find at your local drugstore, you can uncover fingerprints that is usually impos ...more
There are so many things you can do with asparagus: add them to salads, steam, microwave, grill, baste, and so on. Many people say you should break off and throw away the entire bottom part of the asparagus, but in this recipe we will cut off the white part, then take a vegeta ...more
Learn to cook like a professional chef from the comfort of your own home with this fun and entertaining video on creating individual meringue shells. Don't throw away your money by buying store bought finished products and create this tasty treat at home. Beat together all you ...more