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 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 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: Use agave nectar as a sugar replacement

Using agave nectar as a sugar replacement is a great idea if you are sensitive to sugar or are a diabetic. Agave sugar is a low glycemic product and is great with recipes that call for sugar. The first thing you are going to want to do is pull out your recipe and get ready to add the agave nectar. When adding the agave nectar you should put 2/3 of a cup for every one cup of sugar that the recipe calls for. The only thing that you should remember is that you should always add the agave nectar ...

How To: Make delicious cinnamon buns

Cinnamon Buns are made from scratch in this video (with the help of a bread maker and a vigorous soundtrack). In the bread maker's pan, combine 3/4 cup milk, 2 ounces of butter, 1 egg, 3 cups of flour to which 1 teaspoon of gluten has been added, 3 tablespoons of sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Make a well in dry ingredients, and pour in 1-1/2 teaspoons of yeast. Turn the bread maker onto the dough setting, to knead the dough and let it rise, but do not run the baking cycle. After the dough ...

News: DIY Pop Tart on a Stick

Pie on a stick has been good to us, so why not Pop Tarts? (Admit it, Pop Tarts are good- and these are more like yummy pastries without preservatives.) As a tribute to Bakerella, Brooke of Family Kitchen has created a recipe for the latest addition to the lollipop dessert craze.

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 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 Filipino dessert "Food for the Gods"

In this video from panlasangpinoy we learn how to make the Filipino dessert Food for the Gods. For this you need all purpose flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, dates, walnuts, baking powder, baking soda, butter, eggs and salt. In a bowl put flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir this around a bit. Then in a bowl cream the butter using an electric mixer. Then add brown sugar and granulated sugar to the mix. Then add an egg in, mix that in. Then add the other bowl into this mix and...

How To: Make gooey chocolate chip cookies

Nothing tastes like gooey chocolate chip cookies right from the oven. Learn how to make fresh chocolate chip cookies at home. Ingredients needed are butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, salt, baking powder, baking soda, flour and semisweet chocolate chips.

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 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: 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.

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