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 homemade candy bars

Corner-store sweets go high-end in time for Halloween. Make homemade candy bars for an extra special Halloween treat. This is a very easy recipe, surprising as candymaking is a difficult and sensitive project. This is a quick overview of the steps in making candy bars at home.

How To: Cook rhubarb trifle

Sophisticated desserts don't always require fancy equipment and classical culinary training. Fancy name or not, rhubarb trifle is a great dish that you can prepare at home today! This dessert is simple, delicious and will definitely impress no matter when you serve it. This video will show you how to cook rhubarb trifle.

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: 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 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 a quick and simple rice pudding

Original Naked Chief shows viewers how to make a quick, creamy, and simple rice pudding. In 30 min you'll have some traditional rice pudding that you can enjoy. All you will need is milk, short, grain, rice, milk, sugar. In a small pot add all your ingredients, on a low heat continuously stir you mixture until a creamy texture is achieved. Check your rice when done to make sure it has cooked. This is a very simple recipe that replaces the traditional oven baked recipe. Add some cinnamon to th...

How To: Clone a Banana with Jello

Mold making is pretty thrilling—the ability to replicate objects right down to every little crack and crevice seems like something only a machine would be able to do. But in many cases creating a replica from a mold is surprisingly simple. Found on Tasteologie, La Receta de la Felicidad presents a fun alternative to the classic Jello jiggler. For a Dada-esque dessert, try using a banana peel as your mold. As you can see below, it works quite well at capturing the natural texture of the banana.

How To: Make Viennese cardinal slice

Chef Markus Farbinger demonstrates how to make Viennese cardinal slice - layers of genoise-like cake and meringue with a filling of espresso whipped cream. In part one, Chef Farbinger demonstrates how to prepare the pastry tray and make meringues with a pastry bag. Make Viennese cardinal slice.

How To: Make chocolate crinkle cookies

In this video, he shows you how to make chocolate crinkle cookies. He starts out by showing you all the ingredients that will be needed for this recipe. He combines the butter and granulated sugar and mixes the two together and adds the cream slowly while he is still mixing the ingredients. Now the next step would be to add the cocoa powder and melted chocolate and mix those in. The eggs and vanilla extract are now added also and mixed in. Next the flour is slowly folded into the batter along...

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 chocolate truffles with Ina Garten

In this tutorial, Barefoot Contessa shows us how to make chocolate truffles at home. First, take a 1/2 cup of heavy cream and heat it up in a saucepan. Now, chop up bars of semi-sweet and bitter sweet chocolate (6 oz together) and put into a mixing bowl. Now, pour your warm cream into a strainer onto the chocolate. Stir the mixture until the chocolate melts the chocolate all the way. Now, add 1 1/2 tbsp of Frangelico liquer, 1 tbsp coffee and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and stir. Chill this for a...

How To: Make delicious soft, sugar coated strawberry jelly candies

This video shows you the French technique of Pate de Fruit to make candies so delicious, they look like little gems. For this recipe, you will need: 2 1/2 cups pureed strawberry, strained, 1/2 ounce pectin, 2 3/4 cups granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons corn syrup, 1/8 teapson cream of tartar, water, nonstick cooking spray and one cup of sugar for the coating. Make delicious soft, sugar coated strawberry jelly candies.

How To: Make Masa Real de Guayaba, aka Guava Bars

Nothing says Cuban like guava, and how do you get the most enjoyment out your guava? By massive amounts of it. That's where this name "Masa Real de Guayaba" comes from… a real mass of guava… in a small food bar. John Verlinden creates this delicious Cuban treat. A layer of thick sweet guava paste sandwiched between two layers of rich, dense cake makes a wonderful baked treat to bring to a party.

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 Your Own Twinkies and CupCakes (Now That Hostess Is Closed Down)

As a kid, I remember hearing the myth that Twinkies could last forever. The rumor was that they were made from chemical ingredients that caused the Twinkies to stay fresh and edible for years and years. Right along with the cockroach, Twinkies were supposed to be the only survivors of the nuclear holocaust that would destroy the entire world. As I got older, I realized the rumor wasn't true. Twinkies actually have a shelf life of just 25 days. And with the news that Hostess is going out of bu...

How To: Make Betty's Valentine's Day red velvet cake

Right from Betty's kitchen learn the simple recipe for red velvet cake specially for Valentine's Day. Just follow Betty in creating this delicious and beautiful cake you can make specially for your sweetheart. This short instructional video will tell you the needed ingredients and will show you the steps it takes to accomplish baking this wonderful red velvet cake. You will soon have a delicious cake baking in your oven if you just simply watch this short video.

How To: Make chocolate ruffles

Chef Medrich demonstrates her technique for making perfect chocolate ruffles - a beautiful, and delicious, way to top a cake. Ruffles is stiff and stylish arrangments of chocolate. The ruffles are made from melted gourmet chocolate. Make chocolate ruffles.

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