How To: Serve a traditional French crepe

In "How to Make Crepes", a video by Cayley Waldo, she describes one of the methods used at the Baker's Crust restaurant chain to create elegantly designed crepes. She starts by describing how to create the wrap to be used with the crepe as well as demonstrating the way to fold the crepe and also how the contents should be arranged. For the Example given, the crepe is filled with chocolate mousse and strawberries. The video then goes on to show ways that the plate can be decorated so to increa...

How To: Fry Granny Smith apple fritters with Paula Deen

Paula and brother Bubba make deep-fried Granny Smith apple fritters. These fried fritters make a sweet and tasty dessert. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Best Dishes show hosted by Paula Deen. What happens when America's favorite southern cook opens up her kitchen to family, friends, viewers and the best home cooks in the country? It's anyone's guess! Paula Deen is cooking up something new as she rescues viewer recipes, shares stories and traditions with friends and strangers ali...

How To: Make pralines

Chef Jacques Torres demonstrates how to make pralines; A crisp caramelized snack of sweet nuts also called nut brittle. Chef Torres mixes sugar with a variety of nuts before bringing the mixture to a boil. Make pralines.

How To: Make a delicious carrot cake

Don’t be fooled by the use of a vegetable, carrot cake is a delicious dessert that seems to go hand-in-hand with Easter and spring bakes sales. If you’ve made them before or this is your fist time start out the season with this classic cake.

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 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 an ice cream sandwich cake

Have you ever known a man, woman, or child who didn't enjoy a good ice cream sandwich? Here's a new twist on an old favorite. You'll learn how to make a cake out of store-bought ingredients. Betty guides you through the process step-by-step so there is no guess work for you. The cake is quick and easy to make, including ingredients like whipped cream, Oreo cookies, and hot fudge. You'll soon be on your way to making a delicious sweet treat for you and your loved ones after watching Betty's tu...

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: Decorate cupcakes with smooth frosting

Stephannie teaches us how she prepares her "not so famous" mini cupcakes for a nephew's birthday party. After mixing up the yellow cake mix and putting it into a large plastic bag, you cut the end off the bag and squeeze the batter into cupcake cups within a pan. You should then proceed to cook them at 300 degrees F for 15 minutes until they are done. With a bit of humor Stephannie shows us how to mix food coloring into white frosting and a neat icing trick. By placing it in the microwave aft...

How To: Make traditional Cuban flan

This is a basic tutorial about how to make traditional Cuban Flan. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees. Put the sugar into a small sauce pot and place it on the stove over medium heat. Keep turning the pot from one side to the next until the sugar has melted completely. Once the sugar has melted completely, pour the liquid into the 2.5 quart metal mixing bowl. Tip the bowl back and forth so the melted sugar spreads evenly over the bottom and sides of the bowl. Set it aside. In a heavy pot over lo...

How To: Cook Turkish Delight Candy

In the states, rosewater is considered a fine facial care product, able to calm your skin and senses all at once. But in Middle Eastern cooking rosewater is also frequently used in cooking, especially for flavorful desserts like cous cous with cinnamon powder. Here's another delicious recipe that calls for rosewater - Turkish delight candy.

How To: Make the best banana pudding

Start by putting two packs of vanilla pudding mix in a bowl. Add two cups of milk to the pudding. Stir it with a large plastic or wood spoon until it is really creamy. Next you will add 8 ounces of sour cream and stir it in with your spoon. After it is well mixed, stir in half of a container of whipped cream (about 4 ounces). In the bottom of another bowl, put 1-2 sliced bananas and some nilla wafers. Take the mixture that you have made in the other bowl and spread it out on top of the wafers...

News: DIY Pie on a Stick

Pie lollipops. The perfect snack. Forget settling on one slice, with the pie pop you can sample multiple flavors. Luxirare posted a beautifully photographed (somewhat) tutorial on how to make your own. Premade fillings, jarred like jam, enable you to make a wide variety in one batch. Check out the amazing photographs below; click through to Luxirare a few DIY text tips.

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 pizza dough base

In this five-part tutorial, learn how to make the perfect pizza crust with chef, Mark Gill, the executive chef at Little Creatures Fremantle WA. In each of these five short & informative videos learn how to start by mixing the ingredients by hand, how to knead the dough, shape the dough balls then pizza base, and finally, how to toss the pizza like the professionals! Make the perfect pizza dough for your pizza from today forward!

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 chocolate pecan pie with Paula Deen

Paula shares her chocolate pecan pie recipe with chocolatier Max Brenner. Follow along and learn how to make this decadent dessert. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Best Dishes show hosted by Paula Deen. What happens when America's favorite southern cook opens up her kitchen to family, friends, viewers and the best home cooks in the country? It's anyone's guess! Paula Deen is cooking up something new as she rescues viewer recipes, shares stories and traditions with friends and str...

How To: Make Kheer (Asian rice pudding)

In this video, Titli shows us how to make kheer (Asian rice pudding). The ingredients you need are: 1 liter milk, 400 sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 c plain rice, 5 tbsp raisins, 4 tbsp sliced almonds, 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder and 1/2 tsp of cardamom powder. First, put everything but your almonds and raisins into a pan and bring the mixture to a boil. Now, turn the heat down and let the mixture simmer for around 45 minutes. Once it's finished, add in your raisins and almonds then cook for anoth...

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.

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