How To: Melt chocolate in the microwave

In this tutorial, we learn how to melt chocolate in the microwave. When melting chocolate in the microwave the key is to not microwave it for a long time to melt it all at once, or it will end up burning. To do this properly, you will first need to cut up the chocolate and then place it into the microwave for 10 seconds. After this, take a spatula and mix it all together. Then, put it back in for another 10 seconds and then stir it again. Continue to do this process until all the chocolate is...

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 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 caramel popcorn

In this tutorial, we learn how to make caramel popcorn. You will need: popcorn popper with popcorn kernels, large bowl, 1 cube butter, 2.5 c brown sugar, 1 c corn syrup, and 1 can condensed milk First, place all the ingredients into a pan and turn it up to high heat. Stir this up, then continue to stir not leaving it at all while it's cooking. Now, you will take this off of the heat and pour it over the popcorn that you have already popped. Do small amounts at a time, tossing the popcorn as y...

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 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: Bake a peanut butter pie with Paula Deen

Paula Deen whips up a decadently rich peanut butter no-bake pie. Watch and see how easy it is to whip up this peanut butter pie recipe. 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. For example, this peanut butter pie.

How To: Make a lemon cake with the Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa demonstrates how to make a lemon cake made with yogurt. She starts by sifting the fry ingredients together into a bowl. They include 1 1/12 cups flour, 2 teaspoons baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. She next takes 1 cup of whole milk yogurt and places it into another bowl and adds in 1 cup of sugar. Then she adds in three extra large eggs and half a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Next, she adds in 2 teaspoons of lemon zest. She whisks the wet ingredients t...

How To: Make a Baileys baked Alaska with Gordon Ramsay

Watch as Gordon Ramsay comes into your kitchen to show you how to cook like pro. Watch this how to video and uncover the mystery behind a Bailey's ice cream baked Alaska dessert. Here's a hint, part of the secret includes making the Italian meringue that surrounds this delicious dessert. Make a Baileys baked Alaska with Gordon Ramsay.

How To: Make an ice cream casserole

1. This video describes how to make an ice cream casserole. For this first, you need the following ingredients "Ice cream Sandwich, Cool whip, Caramel Sauce, Chocolate Sauce and Butter rings. Now take a big pan and arrange the "Ice cream Sandwich" in the bottom of the pan and in the next layer apply the "Whipped cream" to cover on fully on the Ice cream sandwich layer.

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 bananas foster French toast with Paula Deen

Paula shares her decadent recipe for bananas foster French toast. Try Paula's Home Cooking recipe for rich banana French toast. Everyone will love this fruity twist on the classic French toast recipe. 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 comfortin...

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 pound confectioner's sugar, 1 stick of butter, 2 teaspoons instant coffee and 1/4 cup of coffee. Make the ultimate rich and gooey chocolate cake.

How To: Make lemon drizzle cakes

In this tutorial, we learn how to make lemon drizzle cakes. You will need: 120 g butter, 170 g flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 170 g sugar, 60 ml milk, zest of two lemons, and 2 medium eggs. For the drizzle you will need: 100 g icing sugar, juice from 1/2 lemon, and 10 ml gin. Start out by creaming the butter and the sugar together. Then, mix in the rest of the ingredients in with this until you have a batter. When finished, pour these into a baking pan with small loaves and bake until cooked all...

How To: Bake green chili pepper cookies

Cookies… when you think of them, you think of sugar, nuts… chocolate, but the one thing you never imagine is peppers. But once you try these green chile pepper cookies, you'll never go back to the average Toll House variety. Maria Collins bakes a batch of sweet, tangy and crunchy cookies made with corneal, whole wheat and oat flour. Roasted Anaheim and serrano green chiles add just the right touch of heat while fresh lime juice in the cookie dough and finishing glaze makes this a citrus lover...

How To: Cook rice krispies treats

In this video, we learn how to make Rice Krispies treats. Start off with Kellogg's Rice Krispies, 4 cup mini marshmallows, and butter. You will also need a cake pan to place the treats in and pot to cook them in. First, melt three tablespoons of butter into the pot and add in your marshmallows. Stir constantly until the marshmallows melt and mix together with the butter. Once finished, add in 6 cup Rice Krispies and take it off of the heat. Now, place the contents of the pot into the cake pan...

How To: Make crab apple crisp

Kyle teaches you how to make his own Crab Apple Crisps. 1 Wash the crab apples and cut the crab apples into squares. 2 Add sugar to the crab apples and place on a pie tin. 3 Mix brown sugar, oatmeal, flour and butter together and place on top of the apples. 4 Bake in the oven until the topping is browned.

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