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 a guava souffle with cream cheese

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make a guava souffle with cream cheese. Add 400 grams of guava preserve cut in to pieces in to a saucepan, put half a cup of water and heat it. Keep stirring it till it melts. Remove from fire and set it aside. Now beat eight egg whites, pour the hot guava preserve in to the egg white and mix well with a spatula. Scoop the pink mixture in to dry porcelain cups and put them on an oven tray and put it in the oven at 180 degrees. For the cheese s...

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 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 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 Indian food: Puff pastry

Sfehmi teaches us how to make a vegetarian puff pastry. It's an appetizer. You get to large potatoes, you skin and steam them. You will need a small amount of mustard seeds and 3 curry leaves. Also you should have turmeric, crushed chili peppers and salt. The puff pastry itself was covered with a damp cloth until it was ready to be used. Crush the potatoes and add the turmeric, chili peppers and salt, one tablespoon of each. Take a frying pan, turn on the heat and gently brush it with olive o...

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 delicious strawberry jello cake

The wonderful tastes of jello and yellow cake combine forces into a dessert that packs a powerful punch of flavor— a jello cake. Using yellow cake mix and a box of jello (any flavor), you can create a wonderful dessert the whole family can enjoy. Plus, it's two desserts in one! What could be better than that?

How To: Make a triple orange angel food cake with Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee in this video shows how to make triple orange angel food cake. She takes a pack of angel food cake mix in a bowl and adds the juice of mandarin oranges with water to it. A tablespoon of orange zest is added to the bowl and mixed well. This goes into a pan sprayed nicely and generously with cooking spray. Half a can of the mandarin oranges are popped into the cake batter. This is baked in a pre-heated oven to 350 degrees. The uneven top of the cooked cake is removed. The rest of the...

How To: Make Cascos de Guayaba (guava shells w/ cream cheese)

This video shows how to make Cascos de Guayaba con Queso Crema (guava shells with cream cheese). Ingredients: 1 15 oz. can of Guava Shells, and 1 15 oz. package of low-fat cream cheese. To make Cascos de Guayaba con Queso Crema (guava shells with cream cheese): Drain Guava Shells. Remove Guava Shells from syrup and put it into plate. Add 1 teaspoon cream cheese into each Guava Shell. Lightly drizzle syrup over top of Guava shell with cream cheese.

How To: Make a blueberry and pumpkin pie

The video shows Chef Doug Miller and Chuck love in their take on doing a sumptuous blueberry and pumpkin pie or a Blumpkin pie. The duo chefs shows us a different take on a blumpkin pie by showing two different sets of blumpkin pie, a chocolate crust and a graham cracker crust pie. For the chocolate crust blumpkin pie: Make a chocolate pie crust and place it in a pie pan. Prepare a pumpkin filling and place it in the crust by spreading it evenly. Fill the crust halfway. Add the fresh blueberr...

How To: Make easy fried apple pies with Paula Deen

Try this southern favorite from Paula Deen. Follow along as she makes easy fried apple pies. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of Lady and Sons, a famous Savannah restaurant, is Food Network's resident southern chef. Step inside her kitchen and discover delicious food that's both uncomplicated and comforting. Try her recipe for fried apple pies.

How To: Make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks

Watch this how to video to learn how to make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks. Dip pretzels in white or dark chocolate, or add a professional touch to your treats by placing a contrasting color of melted chocolate in a parchment bag with a tight point. Cut a small hole at the end. Stripe dipped pretzels with the chocolate in the parchment bag. Stripe with additional color if desired.

How To: Make an edible picture frame made entirely of chocolate

Picture frames with images of your loved ones can be pretty lame gifts, but not when they're made out of chocolate! This video will show you how to make a homemade picture frame made entirely of chocolate. Surprise (and we mean surprise!) someone you love with this message of pure chocolate-love! Emily Jones, chocolate sculptor, shows how it's done. The most important step is the tempering of chocolate, which you'll find in the recipe. Make an edible picture frame made entirely of chocolate.

How To: Make a light pan-baked lemon almond tart

Dessert has pretty bad connotations. After all, starving models and women trying to lose weight are often stereotyped as saying "no" to dessert in an effort to cut calories and not look like a piggy in front of friends (or a handsome date). It's pretty crappy, this world that we live in, with so much good food that's so bad for you tempting our every mealtime.

How To: Make Basic Vanilla Cupcakes with Chef Phil Vickery

There are lots of cupcake flavors out there: red velvet, chocolate ganache, pumpkin pie, etc. But when it comes to good, wholesome cupcakes, nothing beats simple vanilla cupcakes. Vanilla cupcakes are also a bit healthier than other flavored cupcakes because it only uses vanilla extract (while other cupcakes use artificial food coloring and flavors).

How To: Make an ayurvedic apple crisp dessert

In this video, learn how to make an old classic favorite, the apple crisp, with a healthy "ayurvedic" twist. Ayurveda is an Indian form of alternative medicine. In this recipe, instead of white flour, you will be using whole wheat grains and organic apples, making for a healthier version of this sweet dish.

Prev Page