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: Make one spoonful of cookie dough

In this tutorial, we learn how to make one spoonful of cookie dough. First, clear off an area to work. You will need: butter, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla, flour, and water to this. First, place 1 spoonful of all the items into a mixing bowl and mix together until the dough reaches a nice consistency. This won't make you allergic since there are no eggs in it. You can add chocolate chips to this mixture if you want something different. Store the rest in the freezer if you aren't going to eat i...

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...

RECIPE: Pumpkin Pie Made with Vodka

Pumpkin pie is one of my favorite desserts and of great mystery to me. I've made it with fresh pumpkin and homemade crust. I've made it with canned pumpkin and frozen crust. They came out nearly identical. Yet I've had fluffy, perfect to-die-for pumpkin pie at Los Angeles' widely popular Urth Cafe (which I haven't been able to replicate at home). What's the secret recipe to truly out of the box pumpkin pie?

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 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...

HowTo: Make Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

Meet Monkey. Monkey is a sock puppet who likes to cook. In honor of this year's upcoming Dia de los Muertos (November 2nd), Monkey has prepared simple instructions for whipping up a batch of homemade sugar skulls. If you'd rather learn from a person, rather than a stuffed animal, Angela of MexicanSugarSkull.com offers more detailed instructions.

How To: Make delicious chocolate-covered strawberries

Use this recipe to make chocolate covered strawberries, and add optional decorations and ingredients to them. You will need: 1 dozen ripe strawberries, 12 oz semi sweet chocolate, cookie sheet, wax paper, microwave safe bowl, wooden spoon, toothpicks and a fork. It's optional to have coconut, sprinkles, crushed pistachios, melted white chocolate, Rinse the strawberries, keeping the leaves attached. Make sure berries are dry. Place a piece of wax paper on the cookie sheet. Melt the chocolate i...

How To: Make Betty's buttercream frosting recipe from scratch

Follow the recipe outlined in this food tutorial, to learn how to make Betty's butter cream frosting. This frosting can be used for just about anything - from cupcakes to donuts. Begin with one stick of butter at room temperature. If you don't have it at room temperature, put it in the microwave for 10 or 12 seconds. Make sure not to melt it. Then, add one one-pound box of confectioners’ sugar along with 3 tablespoons of skim milk and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Mix these ingredients firs...

How To: Make pumpkin pie layer cheesecake with Kandee Johnson

To make a pumpkin pie layer cheesecake, first blend together two packages of cream cheese with 1/2 cup of sugar and a 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. After that, add two eggs, one at a time and beat until smooth and creamy. Pour half of the cheesecake mixture into a graham cracker crust. In a different bowl, add 1 cup of canned pumpkin puree, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, and a pinch of nutmeg. Stir until combined. Pour over the cheesecake layer and bake 35-40 minutes at 325 degrees. Top with homemade w...

How To: Make croissant bread pudding with Food Network

In this tutorial, we learn how to make croissant bread pudding with Food Network. First, combine 3 whole eggs and 5 egg yolks with 3 cups of half and half. Whisk this together, then add in 1.5 c sugar and 1.5 tbsp vanilla and mix together again. After this, cut croissants in half and place on the bottom of a casserole dish. Now, layer raisins on top of this, then add on a second layer of croissants. Pour the liquid mixture over these, then push the croissants down into the custard so they abs...

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 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 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 a homemade butter pie crust

Chef John from Food Wishes has created this video tutorial on how to make a butter pie dough from scratch. First, chop up two sticks of unsalted butter and put it in the freezer. Next, weigh out you flour. It should be exactly 12 ounces. Add a half teaspoon of salt. Put the flour and the frozen butter slices in your food processor. Pulse on an off until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs - not too fine, but no big chunks either. Add half of the mixture of ice water and apple cider vinegar. ...

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: 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: Clone a Snickers Candy Bar at Home

Famous food cloner Todd Wilbur wraps his head with tape and attempts to duplicate the world's most popular candy bar. You will need water, vanilla extract, peanut butter, powdered sugar, chocolate chips, caramel, and peanuts. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a Snickers bar at home.

How To: Make homemade carnival style funnel cakes

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make funnel cakes. Users will need some cream puff dough. Place the dough into a disposable plastic bag and snip off one of the corners of the bag. This will allow the user to squeeze the dough out. Then heat some oil at medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Now pipe the dough into the boiling oil in a circular motion. The dough should sizzle in the oil. Cook the dough for 2-3 minutes on each side. Finish by draining the dough and add some powdered sugar. T...

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.

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