How To: Make a carrot cake from scratch with a bread maker

Interested in using a bread maker to make a healthy carrot cake? It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about five minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own carrot cake, watch this culinary guide.

How To: Make an Italian-style mango gelato ice cream

Attention all ice cream lovers — drop the ice cream and pick up the gelato! You won't regret it. At least, not with this fantastic recipe for a really simple mango gelato. The tropical fruit is the key to this mouth-watering gelato. Sweet and juicy mango is puréed and added to a smooth custard of eggs, sugar, milk and heavy cream. Pastry Chef Meghann Osmon of BINA restaurant effortlessly takes us through the process of making great gelato.

How To: Make babas and savarin

Chef David Blom demonstrates how to make babas and savarin - A yeast dough, enriched with butter and eggs, baked in two different shapes. It's a very spongy dough. Chef Blom demonstrates how to prepare the molds with melted butter and then adds the dough to the molds. Make babas and savarin.

How To: Make a cheap wedding cake topper

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cheap wedding cake topper. You will need: Styrofoam, cling wrap, ribbon, and flowers. First, cover the Styrofoam with cling wrap. Next, clip an inch off the stem of your flower, and then press the flowers into the Styrofoam ball. Make sure the flowers are close enough together, to where you don't see the ball on the bottom at all. Once you do this, you can place it on top of the cake and decorate the rest of the cake. You can tie ribbons around the cak...

How To: Make chocolate mountains

Chef Johann Lafer prepares a wonderful dessert chocolate mountains. The preparation and cooking time is 45 minutes. Ingredients needed are eggs, white chocolate, praline, rum, cognac or Grand Marnier, gelatin leaf, grilled almonds, sweetened whipped cream, sugar, topping chocolate, cream genovese waffles (sponge cake dough) or pate sablee, mint leaf, cream fraiche (thick sour cream), mango and some English cream, currant sauce and mango sauce. Make chocolate mountains.

How To: Make cotton candy using a cotton candy machine

In this video, we learn how to make cotton candy with a cotton candy machine. You will need: cotton candy machine, cone, and flavored sugar. A Gold Medal Mega Breeze cotton candy machine will work best for this recipe. First, add in your sugar to the middle of the cotton candy machine and twist the spinner head to get the sugar evenly in the head. Next, turn on the motor switch and turn on the heat switch. Grab your cotton candy cone and catch the cotton candy with the cone as it comes out of...

How To: Make Homemade Carrot Cake

Don't buy a carrot cake from the store—make a delicious one right in your own kitchen with your own two hands. A homemade carrot cake is always more appreciated and enjoyable than a store-bought one. So try this recipe out! This gorgeous carrot cake boasts three layers. The various textures of shredded carrots, chopped pineapple, and velvety cream cheese frosting combine to make every bite memorable. And wait until you see how it's decorated. A winning technique from Clare Garland of Ashmont ...

How To: Make edible glow in the dark jello

Food and things that glow in the dark don't usually go together, but you can actually make jello that glows under UV light by watching this tutorial. You'll have to use tonic water as one of the ingredients, which is extremely bitter, so don't forget to add sugar or else your party trick won't be a party treat.

How To: Make a Bicycle Ice Cream Maker

All you need is salt, ice, milk, sugar, and a bicycle to make ice cream in 10 minutes. The ice cream maker is mounted onto your bike. As you pedal, it churns the ice cream. After ten minutes, delicious ice cream is created from your pedal power. Pedal-powered deliciousness!

How To: Make creme fraiche

A lot of us love sour cream, but in this health conscious world, the added taste might not be worth the extra calories and fat. You can use creme fraiche as a lighter alternative to sour cream or for a variety of other culinary expeditions.

How To: Make creme fraiche custard brioche tart

Chef Nancy Silverton demonstrates how to make creme fraiche custard brioche tart. Silverton fills buttery brioche dough with crème fraiche custard, beginning the creation of her tart. Silverton makes a sabayon and finishes assembling her crème fraiche brioche tart. Make creme fraiche custard brioche tart.

How To: Make homemade ice cream in a blender

This how to video describes how to create tasty ice cream in a home blender! First you gather your ingredients including anything you want in your ice cream. The video suggests you use: 2 cups of cream, 2 cups of milk, some vanilla, and half a cup of sugar. Using this base you can create a tasty vanilla ice cream! After that you simply blend it up for two minuets then stick it in the freezer and you are left with tasty delicious ice cream.

How To: Make a Lebanese knafeh na'ama dessert

When it comes to making food for special occasions, traditional American foods like bbq pork, hot dogs, and apple pies get old fast. While they're super tasty, it's refreshing to switch up your foodstuff line up every now and then. For a dessert that's delicious and very pretty, check out this lovely Lebanese knafeh na'ama dessert, a pie-like concoction made with very fine dough. Check out the video for the recipe!

RECIPE: Pumpkin Pie Made with Vodka

Pumpkin pie is one of my favorite desserts and of great mystery to me. I've made it with fresh pumpkin and homemade crust. I've made it with canned pumpkin and frozen crust. They came out nearly identical. Yet I've had fluffy, perfect to-die-for pumpkin pie at Los Angeles' widely popular Urth Cafe (which I haven't been able to replicate at home). What's the secret recipe to truly out of the box pumpkin pie?

How To: Make a banana caramel mousse cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a banana caramel mousse cake. Start to make a light meringue that tastes like banana. Layer this down on top of a layer of caramel, and then let it cool and get cold. After this, bake it in the oven and turn it over. When you are done with this, peel off the paper from the bottom off the cake. Next, make your caramel filling by heating caramel up and adding fresh gelatin and cream to it. Next, add in butter to the mixture and allow it to get thick. Let t...

How To: Make an edible Jell-O human brain for Halloween

Interested in making an edible Jell-O brain? With the right tools and proper ingredients, it's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about four minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own hello brains, watch this video guide.

How To: Make crepes with bechamel sauce

Anne and Beau from the Food Network demonstrate how to properly make some great crepes. First they teach how to make the crepe using a warm pan and crepe batter. They make sure to point out how you can tell when the crepe is done and ready to be served. After the crepe is done, they teach you how to make a Béchamel sauce, which can have many different ingredients added to change the flavor. They also show you how you can serve the crepe by folding it and plating it in a variety of ways. As Be...

How To: Make a quick kalakand using Indian milk burfi

Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet that looks sort of like a rice krispie treat on the outside, but in fact is really solidified milk and cottage cheese. The recipe isn't all that difficult to make and only requires a list of about 7 or less ingredients. So check out this tutorial on how to make it while using Indian milk, burfi. Enjoy!

How To: Mix easy 1-2-3 pie dough

Homemade pies call for homemade crusts. And of course we all know that for a great crust we need a delicious dough. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to mix a delicious pie dough. This pie dough recipe is as easy as 1-2-3. Mix three parts flour, two parts shortening and one part cold water.

How To: Cut a round cake

Getting a lot of pieces from a round cake does not need to be difficult. Thick or thin, this simple tip will get help you make the exact amount of slices you need. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to cut a round cake.

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