White Water Kayak

How To : Deal with rocks in whitewater race kayaking

Whitewaterinstruction.com presents a lesson on dealing with rocks from Shane Benedict. Rarely is there a line on your favorite creek which doesn’t incorporate at least one ill placed rock. Dealing with rocks and not letting them affect your plan is an important skill to learn ...more

How To : Boof effectively in whitewater kayaking

Shane Benedict explains key techniques to an effective boof. Everybody wants to know how to boof. The boof is, without a doubt, the most essential weapon in your creeking arsenal. There are several key points to making this move effective; approach, stroke, and body placement ...more

How To : Survive a white-water rafting accident

Know what to do before you find yourself tossed around by a raging river. Step 1: Wear your life jacket Wear your life jacket. Make sure it’s snug, and keep it completely buckled at all times. It’s also a good idea to wear a helmet, and absolutely necessary in strong rapids. ...more

How To : Do white water & swift water rescue techniques

In this how to video series, learn about swift water rescue and how to wade and swim through white water, from white water rescue technician Fergus Coffey. Fergus will teach you invaluable tips on swift water rescue and how to swim in and swim out of swift water. He will teach ...more

How To : Draw water in black and white

To draw water in black and white, accent the shadows and reflections to make it appear wet. Depict water in black and white with tips from a professional illustrator in this free instructional video on drawing. Enhance your landscapes with you new water drawing skills.

How To : Clean a Butcher Block Table

A butcher block table (or counter) is a solid, wooden table. Originating in butcher shops (hence the name), this has become a popular household item. Butcher block tables and counters are durable and attractive looking. The downside of butcher block is that the wood is so poro ...more

How To : Pull the April Fool's Day Shower Head Prank

For the dedicated prankster, April Fool's Day is no joke. Nothing will stop them from coming up with the cleverest, most elaborate prank the world has ever seen. Or at least—their victim. The hardcore mischief-makers start planning out their ingenious prank the day after Apri ...more

How To : Perform a backside rail grab on a surfboard

Surfing: Hang Ten The ocean is a force of nature that refuses any effort to tame it. To throw one's self on the mercy of this beast is a courageous act. With the help of this trick guide, you can learn to harness that power and push your water-borne adventures to new heights. ...more

How To : Cook traditional English fish and chips

Michelin-starred chef, Tom Aikens shows you how to cook quintessential fish and chips with traditional accompaniments. You will need cod fillets, flour, English mustard, salt, ground black pepper, eggs, vegetable oil, water, lemon juice, white wine vinegar, gherkins, capers, p ...more

How To : Make a delicious vegetarian cassoulet stew

A perfect vegetarian version of a delicious stew! For this recipe, you will need: 1 large chopped onion, 1 large chopped leek, 3 chopped carrots, 1/4 cup olive oil, 4 minced garlic cloves, 14 ounces diced tomatoes, 4 tablespoons tomato paste, 3/4 pound white beans, 1 tablespoo ...more

How To : Make pork loins with bourbon BBQ sauce with Betty

In this tutorial, learn how to make a delicious Southern BBQ treat with Betty. Betty shows you how to make pork tenderloins at home with a bourbon BBQ sauce from scratch. Soon, you will enjoy these melt in your mouth tenderloins at every picnic! You Will Need: *1/3 cup Kentuck ...more

How To : Get permanent marker stains out of your carpet

To follow along with this video, you will need a few supplies: a spray bottle filled with lukewarm water, a couple of clean white blotting towels, and a product called Legacy of Clean. To remove the stain you begin by applying a few drops of Legacy of Clean onto the stain. Use ...more

How To : Make a snow globe as a holiday gift this Christmas

Building a snow globe is a fun indoor project for a cold winter day. You will need: a glass jar with a lid a small, rust-proof ornament or figurine white glitter aquarium silicone sealant distilled water 1/8 tsp. glycerin small block of wood or bowl for base one hard-boiled w ...more

How To : Use the Kayak Ergo

Check out this video to learn how-to use the kayak ergo to improve your enjoyment of the water (no, just kidding, there is no water--this is exercise equipment but it can be used to improve your kayaking skills). Part 1 of 2 - How to Use the Kayak Ergo. Part 2 of 2 - How to U ...more

How To : Cook the delicious Chinese General Gau's chicken

The secret is finally out on this sweet and spicy dish! For this, you will need: 1 pound of chicken chunks, 1 bunch of broccoli, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, 3 teaspoons white vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder, 1/2 teaspoon white pep ...more

How To : Make French baguettes using a bread machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to make French baguettes using a bread machine. To make this, you will need: 2 c water, 5 c bread flour, 2 tbsp white sugar, 2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp rapid rise years, and 1 egg yolk whisked with 1 tbsp water. Place all of your ingredients except for t ...more

How To : Make cream cheese filled fried potato balls

Watch this video to learn how to prepare these sumptuous potato balls with cream cheese center perfect for vegetable lovers. 1. In a casserole, place chopped Serrano peppers and grated ginger. Add salt and garam Marsala. Then put chopped potatoes to boil. 2. Remove and drain p ...more

How To : Cook Thai basil chicken

Watching this video will show you how to prepare a quick and delicious Thai basil chicken. It takes only 15 minutes to prepare this dish. Ingredients you will need are: 1/2C basil 2 garlic cloves fresh chili peppers 1/2 onion 2 tbs. vegetable oil 1/3C water 1 chicken breast wh ...more

How To : Make different kinds of pickles

In this video, we learn how to make different kids of pickles with Lauren and John Orren. First, start with roasted beets and remove the skin, then cut them into equal sizes. Now, toast 1/2 tsp fennel seed, 1 tbsp mustard seed, 1 tbsp black peppercorn, and 4 allspice berries o ...more

How To : Clean an iron with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE

What's the best way to clean an iron? It is inevitable that it will eventually need a good cleaning. Your dress shirts look crisp, but over time your iron might look the worse for wear. This simple technique gets rid of mineral spots on the iron's plate and cleans out caked st ...more

How To : Make poly silly putty

Ingredients: White multi-purpose glue (do not use washable glue) Water Food color (to make the polymer other colors besides white) Borax (laundry aid) 3 – 16 ounce plastic cups for glue solution and borax solution 4 – 3 ounce plastic cups for measuring Craft sticks for stirrin ...more

How To : Make the ultimate rich and gooey chocolate cake

To make this delicious and decadent dessert, you will need: 3 cups flour, 1 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 2 cups sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 1/4 cups melted butter, 2 tablespoons white vinegar, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 2 1/3 cups warm water, 1 ...more

How To : Get candle wax out of your carpet

Want to remove dried wax from a carpet? You'll need four items: a white towel, a regular electric iron, a carpet cleaning solution and a hot-water extraction machine. For a complete, step-by-step demonstration of how to remove pesky paraffin wax stains from your own carpet, wa ...more

How To : Create clouds over a sea in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Distress a pair of jeans with household materials

Missa shows how to ‘Distress Jeans’ in this video. She lays a pair of jeans to be distressed on a table. Next, the creases near the top, which are formed by bending the leg portion of the jean, are marked with a white pencil or chalk. A hard rock is then placed inside the jean ...more

How To : Make raw vegan sour cream

Professional Raw Food Chef, Elaina Love, shows us how to prepare this raw vegan sour cream using coconut flesh. It sounds tasty already! Ingredients: Young coconut – ½ cups Hemp seeds – 1 ¼ cups Lemon juice – 3 tbsp Raw apple cider vinegar – 1 tsp White miso paste – 1 tbsp Sal ...more

How To : Boil blue crabs at home, Cajun style

In this tutorial, we learn how to boil blue crab with home with Beryl Stokes. Before you begin, place the crabs in ice water for at least 30 minutes. Next, boil a large pot with water and a medium pot with water. Prepare your ingredients which are: white vinegar, Tabasco sauce ...more

How To : Make watermelon juice

This video will show you how to make delicious watermelon juice. Ingredients: One whole Watermelon whichever variety you get. A bottle of Rose or Raspberry syrup, crushed Ice, two glasses of water. Preparation: Cut the melon into half . Remove as many seeds as you can. Make in ...more

How To : Make a Pineapple Lemon Fizz vodka cocktail

Serve this at your next BBQ while your guests are waiting for the meat to finish cooking! This drink calls for: 1 egg white, 1 ounce pineapple vodka, 1 ounce Limoncello, 1 ounce simple syrup, 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice, soda water and ice cubes. Garnish with a lemon wedge! Ma ...more

How To : Make traditional Indian roti or chapatis

In this video, Anuttama shows the user how to make chapatis (also called roti). Chapatis are a type of northern Indian flat bread (a type of flour tortilla) that can turn out to be delicious, fun, and easy to make! The ingredients you will need are wheat, flour, salt, and wate ...more

How To : Make a Tie-Dye Coffee Filter Flower

Childcareland has shared with us the most easy way possible to make attractive colorful flowers using nothing but coffee filters, pipe cleaners, felt pens, water spray, and tape. To start off, she advises us to lay down wax paper on the surface we are working on (to prevent s ...more

How To : Apply flesh coat number 08 to a reborn baby doll

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply flesh coat number 08 to a reborn baby doll. Start out by adding thinners and paint to your mixing tray. Then, grab your small brush and add in the flesh colored paint to the tray. Add in just enough to color the water just completely. No ...more

How To : Make a cucumber mojito

In this video from RadioLynxContent we learn how to make a cucumber mojito, which is a local special in Whistler, Canada. For this you use fresh mint and a couple of slices of cucumber. Place in a glass and press down on the mint leaves and cucumber while they're in the glass. ...more

How To : Prepare classic Chicago style hot dogs

Tune into this hot dog how-to video and watch host Scott Herbert get frank about his passion for Chicago-style hot dogs. Also, learn the secret to a frosty root beer float that's especially sweet when made with Whole Foods Market's 365 Everyday Value root beer crafted with can ...more

How To : Make Temaki Sushi (Japanese Hand Roll Sushi)

This tutorial video will teach you to make Temaki sushi, also known as Japanese hand rolled sushi. Ingredients for Temaki Sushi (serves 3) 300ml Rice (10 1/2 oz) 300ml Water (10 1/2 oz) 1 tbsp Sake 5x5cm Kombu Kelp (2x2 inches) 2 tbsp Roasted White Sesame Seeds A Little Gin ...more

How To : Sauté greens

Fresh sautéed spinach will help wash the taste of 14 consecutive nights of pizza out of your mouth. You will need: 1 lb of greens of your choice (spinach, chard, broccoli, rabe, kale, etc.) 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 to 3 cloves garlic 2 to 3 tablespoons water or chicken b ...more

How To : Make Onigiri (Japanese Rice Balls)

This tutorial video will teach you to make various kinds of onirigri, also known as Japanese Rice Balls. Ingredients for Onigiri 7 pieces 360cc Rice for 7 Onigiri (1.52 u.s. cup) 2 sheets of Toasted Nori 1 piece of Lightly-Salted Salmon 50g Sliced Short Rib (1.76 oz) 1 tsp ...more

How To : Poach an egg in under four minutes

In this tutorial, we learn how to poach an egg in under four minutes. First, fill a pan 2/3 of the way full with water and bring it almost to a boil on high heat. Once the heat is almost boiling, turn the heat down to medium heat. Once you've done this, pour a splash of white ...more

How To : Make Pakistani zarda rice (dessert)

Ingredients: 4 cups uncooked white rice 1/4 teaspoon orange food color 10 pods whole cardamom 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 cups white sugar 3 tablespoons heavy cream 1 tablespoon raisins 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts 1 tablespoon chopped almonds 2 teaspoons grated or ...more

How To : Make a "Cocotini" coconut martini

To make this delicious holiday drink, you will need: 2 cups of water, 4-5 whole star anise, 10-12 whole cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, 15 ounces cream of coconut, 14.5 ounces coconut milk, 14 ounces of condensed milk and 2 - 2 1/2 cups of white rum, plus raspberries and nutmeg to g ...more

How To : Make Japanese chicken nanban with ginger sauce

Japanese food is so healthy because it gets its flavor from spices and carefully brewed stocks rather than from copious amounts of oil. But that doesn't mean Japanese food doesn't taste good (visit any sushi restaurant and order a tuna roll and you'll literally have a mouthgas ...more

How To : Cook a five-spice chicken stir-fry

Ching-He Huang shows us how to make a Five Spice Chicken Stir-Fry. Start with chicken breast, oyster sauce, corn flour, carrot, ground white pepper and salt. Combine chicken and corn flour in a large bowl and stir together to coat chicken. Add oyster sauce and stir. Add grou ...more

How To : Bake a loaf of basic white bread

An easy and quick lesson on how to bake a basic loaf of bread! For this tutorial, you will need: 1 cup and 2 tablespoons of warm water, 2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast, 2 tablespoons honey, 3 1/2 cup cups all purpose flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/4 cup dry milk powder, 2 tables ...more

How To : Make a clear cheat sheet for a test

In this video we learn how to make a clear cheat sheet for a test. If you're in a time crunch and need to ace a test, this is a great option to cheat. First, you will print out what you need to know on a piece of white paper. From here, take some clear packing tape and tape it ...more

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