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How To : Cut fish for sashimi

Some hate the idea of sashimi, but others love it. If you love sushi, this is the dish for you. It's a Japanese meal of bite-sized raw fish, usually eaten with soy sauce and horseradish paste. And sashimi can be a very simple dish to create, but there are important things to l ...more

How To : The Secret to Making the World's Easiest Latkes

Hanukkah, also known as The Festival of Lights, commemorates the rededication of the temple in Jerusalem in 168 BCE. (Jews and secular publications, such as academic or scientific papers, use BCE—"before common era"—rather than the Jesus-centric BC, or "before Christ.") As th ...more

How To : Knit a basic purl stitch with ramen noodles

Here is a tutorial for knitting ramen noodles with chopsticks, narrated by Carissa Browning. This how to video demonstrates how to knit the basic purl stitch with slippery, wet ramen noodles! This is a creative and unexpected knitting tutorial - so simple & fun. Knit some rame ...more

How To : Use headbands to style your hair

In this how-to video series, learn from Leslie Moselle how to use hair accessories to style your hair. Leslie will show you how to use headbands and stretchy headbands to style your hair, how to use rubber bands to style your hair, how to use a jumbo claw for hair styling, how ...more

News : Three-Dimensional Weaving with Sticks

These are a few examples of my latest craze. It is basically a 3d weave of cocktail sticks—just lots of them. I have made them from chopsticks and skewers as well, but have given those as presents and don't have any pictures. Sticks of the same colour are all parallel to each ...more

How To : Make a homemade waterfall bong for fun

Learn how to make a homemade waterfall bong for fun in simple steps. You will need: a corkscrew, steak knife, 5/16 socket, chopsticks, weed, 2 liter bottle and a lighter. 1. First make a small hole on the cap using the corkscrew and make it to fit the 5/16 socket using the ste ...more

How To : 5 Tips That Make Cooking for a Crowd Easy

Even those of us most comfortable in the kitchen can be daunted by the idea of cooking for a whole houseful of people. Whether you have a large, well-equipped kitchen or a small one with just the essentials, it can prove to be quite a task to prepare food for a dozen or so peo ...more

How To : Make instant noodles on the stove

To make instant noodles you would need a pot, a pair of chopsticks, scissors, napkin and most importantly the right instant noodles that you want. Start by opening the noodle bag using the scissors. Empty the contents by removing the packets of flavoring first. Toss the noodle ...more

How To : 6 Hilarious Anti-Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine's Day can seem like Singles Awareness Day if you're newly broken up, but that's all the more reason to treat yourself on this pink-and-red consumerist holiday. Whether you're happily single or bitter and bitchy, there's definitely something on this list of Anti-Valen ...more

How To : Make a miniature crossbow

This is an awesome mini cross bow that will really shoot. You just need some tape, a rubber band and a pen and you’ll be on your way to making this cool toy. It’s not very difficult and can be done in just a few minutes. Step 1. To begin making your own crossbow, boil water o ...more

How To : Eat sushi at a restaurant

Sushi is one of the fastest-growing cuisines across the globe. To become a true citizen of the world, prepare yourself with this primer on sushi-eating rituals. Watch this how to video to learn how to properly eat sushi. Here are a few tips to remember when eating sushi: If ...more

How To : Pronounce the word "quirky" in English

Today's word is "quirky". Can you guess what the word is? This is an adjective which means peculiar or unconventional. For example, you can say, "My sister has a quirky habit of eating ice cream with chopsticks ."

How To : Eat Sushi the Way the Japanese Do

The last time you ate sushi, how exactly did you eat it? Did you hold the piece of sushi between your chopsticks and then dip it in a concoction of soy sauce and wasabi? We know lots of Americanized Japanese restaurants serve their sushi this way these days, but all of this is ...more

How To : Perform the floating rice trick

This is a cool trick that creates the illusion that one object appears heavier than the other. Check out the video, and watch Steve Spangler perform this trick and teach you how to do it! This trick, dating back thousands of years, uses two identical bottles of rice and chopst ...more

How To : Make perfect corndogs

Food Network star and host of Good Eats, Alton Brown, shows how the perfect corn-dog does not need fancy ingredients to be delicious. All you need to make the perfect corn-dog are regular all-beef hot dogs, chopsticks from Chinese takeout (left together), batter, and a fryer. ...more

How To : Hold a dinner conversation with Japanese etiquette

This video language lesson explains how to hold polite dinner conversation in Japanese, focusing on traditional Japanese table etiquette. At the beginning of a meal, a typical thing to hear is "itadakimasu". Translated literally, it means, "I will partake." When finished with ...more

How To : Make korokke pan (croquette bun)

Watch this video to learn how to make a tasty snack made from simple ingredients. Peel potatoes; should they have any sprouts remove them. Cut each potato into 2 or 3 pieces. Chop onion finely. Cut horizontally several times; repeat procedure vertically. Chop cabbage into fine ...more

How To : Style a Festive Evening Ponytail

Get out of your everyday ponytail rut and try something new. Here our hair expert shows you how to do a sleek, chic ponytail that is perfect for a night out. Texture Use hairspray to ass some texture to your hair so it is easier to work with. Example: Fekkai Sheer Hold Hair ...more

How To : Make a traditional Japanese miso soup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade miso soup. You will need : miso, firm tofu, green onions, diced ginger, dashi, water, chopsticks, pot, ladle, cutting board and knife. First, you will prepare your tofu by slicing half a package of tofu into bite sized pieces. Ne ...more

How To : Design an asian tea set arrangement for your home

The editor in the video designs an Asian 'Tea Set Arrangement'. He has put a green flower foam on a dish and a small bowl is also kept on the dish. He takes sprouted iris bulbs and arranges them next to the foam and then puts the chopsticks on the small bowl. He fixes ivy leav ...more

How To : Make candy sushi

Kids will get a kick out of this fun and sweet treat. Make these candy sushi ahead of time as a surprise or better yet get the kids to help to create their own colorful snacks. These bite size treats will add a twist to any afternoon snack. Add playful flair to your next part ...more

News : Organize Yo'sef! Part One

It’s that time of year (in the U.S. anyway) when people are focused on getting organized -- or rather wishing they were organized. Being organized is great, it affords physical space, mental space and all but insures higher efficiency. But wishing and doing are two entirely di ...more

How To : Order Chinese food without blowing your diet

Some Chinese dishes that sound healthy are surprisingly fat-laden. These tips will help you avoid diet land mines. Step 1: Get the spring roll Order the spring roll over the egg roll; it’s often half the calories. Step 2: Use chopsticks Use chopsticks if you normally eat wit ...more

How To : Make Perfect Poached Eggs, Every Single Time

Two slices of whole-wheat toast with lots of butter. Two eggs, poached to a firm yet custardy texture. The yolks should absolutely not be hard-cooked and the whites should be tender, not rubbery. That's my idea of the perfect breakfast. A golden, runny-but-not-liquid yolk, cre ...more

How To : 40 Damn Cool Things You Can Do with Eggs

All day I dream of eggs: scrambled, poached, over easy, hard-boiled, fried, baked, raw... Okay, the last one is a joke (unless you're Gaston, which means that you eat five dozen of them and you're roughly the size of a barge). But eggs are freaking good in just about any cooki ...more

How To : Everything You Know About Microwave Ovens Is a Lie

Chances are that you've been using your microwave just to nuke leftovers, but they can do so much more than heat up last night's dinner—microwaves can help you peel garlic more quickly, get more juice out of lemons, disinfect your kitchen, dry out herbs, give beauty products n ...more

How To : DIY Instant Cup O' Noodles for a Better Lunch

Instant ramen and just-add-water noodles are lifesavers because they are convenient and fast, but they are also usually chock-full of processed ingredients and unrecognizable pieces of dehydrated meat and vegetables. These DIY cups o' noodles are still portable and fast for B ...more

How To : 10 Life Hacks You Need to Know for a Better Summer

Are you a messy burger eater? Ants and fruit flies invading your home? Hate drinking warm drinks? Find out the quick and easy DIY solutions to these problems with these 10 amazing tips and tricks for the summer. Video: . I had seen pictures of some of these useful ideas on the ...more

How To : Make Shrimp Tempura Sliders

This is a refreshing spring update on your classic hamburger slider. Instead of using a ground beef patty, I am using shrimp tempura. This recipe calls for fresh truffles, but fresh truffles are hard to come by so feel free to use truffle oil (it is much more affordable and wh ...more

How To : Make a Heart-Shaped Hardboiled Egg

Add a little love to your next bento box or afternoon snack with a heart-shaped hardboiled egg. Other than one freshly cooked and peeled hardboiled egg, all you need is one milk carton, one round chopstick and rubber bands. Perfect for brightening up your special someone's day ...more

How To : Make a Heart-Shaped Hard-Boiled Egg for Valentine's Day

Make a beautiful heart-shaped hard-boiled egg. Add it to a salad and surprise your Valentine! You'll need an egg, saucepan and cooker, drink carton, pair of scissors, chopstick, and elastic bands. Full instructions are shown in this short and simple video tutorial. Video: .

How To : Do the liquid rope coil effect science experiment

Check out this cool video where you will learn how to create the liquid rope coil effect. Honey is dribbled off the end of a chopstick into a pot below. As the falling stream stikes the pool of honey below, it turns itself into tight circular coils which rapidly begin to pile ...more

How To : Make a CD holder in minutes

Need a rack for all of your CDs? This video will show you how to make a cd holder in minuter. Requirement: 1 piece of corrugated paper, 4 bands, a pair of chopstick, knife, mark pen and ruler. Make a CD holder in minutes. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Mmmm… DIY Bacon-Flavored Pixy Stix

If there's anything the Internet has taught us, it's the fact that, just because two things shouldn't go together, does not under any circumstances mean that someone won't find a way to make them go together. Take this recipe, for instance. When you think of Pixy Stix, all ki ...more

News : Katie's FarmVille Themed Pumpkin Patch Cow

This was done for the contest on the forums. I had great plans, but due to needing to keep the blogs up to date and some personal life complications, I didn't get as much done as I needed to in time. I carved the cow on the 24th and took this first picture, then it sat outsi ...more

How To : Make Incredible Coffee At Home With A French Press

Tired of conventional tar coffee in the morning? Why not switch over to a traditional French press for tasty, fresh morning coffee? The most important parts of this method is to ensure the coffee is ground coarse and not fine. Also, you'll notice I heat the water to around 20 ...more

How To : Can fruits

Make the most of summer's bounty by learning how to preserve it for winter. You Will Need * Canning jars, lids, and screw bands * A boiling-water canner * Fruit * A chopstick or wooden skewer * A clean, damp cloth * A jar lifter or stainless-steel tongs * Extra boiling water * ...more

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