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How To: Clean your shoes with a banana

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean their shoes with a banana. The materials required are: a banana, dirty shoes and a soft cloth. Begin by peeling the banana. Users will only need the skin, so eat the banana. Rub the banana skin all around the dirty shoes. The natural oils of the banana will soak into the leather, helping the shoes to last longer. The banana skin also contains potassium, which is a key ingredient to commercial shoe polish. Then take a soft cloth and buff the s...

How To: Open a Banana Like a Monkey

Sometimes when you have a really ripe banana or a green one it might become difficult to open it, or you break the banana when you open it. Bummer, I know! Well, all that headache and risk is over because I took a solution right from the animal kingdom. In this video, I will show you exactly how a monkey would peel a banana.

How To: Cook kluay kaek Thai deep-fried bananas with Kai

Deep-fried bananas are good for snacks between meal time. These Thai treats calm down the violence of hunger, and eliminates the tensions of the day. For this recipe, you will need coconut milk, rice flour, tapioca flour, salt, sugar, water, sesame seeds, and banana or even sweet potatoes. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make kluay kaek, deep-fried bananas, from Thai chef Kai.

How To: Grill bananas and pineapples

Pineapple and bananas make a great complimentary dish to go along with pork or shrimp or many other items you are cooking. First you want to make a rum glaze. Start by melting down some butter. Add some dark rum, pepper, and some brown sugar to the butter. Then stir it up and set it aside. Take some bananas and cut off both ends of the banana leaving the skin on. Then cut the bananas in half length ways. Put them skin side down on a baking pan. Next take a pineapple and cut the top and bottom...

How To: Make healthy banana ice-cream

In this video, we learn how to make homemade and healthy banana ice cream. You will need: chopped walnuts, raw carob powder, 1 fresh banana, 3 frozen bananas and vanilla. First, take your banana and place it into a blender, then take 3 frozen bananas and add it to your fresh banana. Now add in your vanilla and blend until you have a thick ice cream like consistency. Pour into a bowl and place the carob and crushed walnuts on top to your liking. You can also add any other kind of toppings you ...

How To: Make a frozen banana daiquiri

The average American consumes 27 pounds of bananas every year. If you're not getting your fair share, try this classic drink—you'll catch up in no time. Chill the cocktail glass by filling it with ice and water, and set it aside. Crush the ice in the blender. Peel the banana and break it into small chunks. Place the small chunks of banana into the blender. Pour in the light rum, banana liqueur, lime juice, and simple syrup. Blend the ingredients for about 15 seconds, or until smooth and cream...

How To: Clean your CDs or DVDs with a banana

This video answers the question "does cleaning your CDs or DVDs with a banana work?". First, take a freshly cut piece of banana and rub it in circles on the disk gently. Rub it well for about two minutes. Then, take the peel and rub the inside of the banana peel in circles on the disk for about three minutes. The peel apparently provides some wax for the cleaning process of the disk. Next, take a cotton cloth and wipe it around the disk for as long as it takes to clean up the banana from the ...

How To: Make banana pancakes with pumpkin pie spice

Banana pancakes are a great breakfast recipe. Live like Jack Johnson and let chef Jason Hill show you how to make them. The ingredients are flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, sugar, pumpkin pie spice, milk, vegetable oil, eggs, and banana. Learn how to prepare these banana pancakes by watching and following along with this video cooking tutorial.

How To: Peel a Banana Like a Monkey

In this video, we learn how to open a banana like a monkey. First, take your banana and grasp it in your hand. Now, flip the banana upside down so you have the part without the stem. Push the bottom together at the tip until you see the banana in the skin.

How To: Transform a seal banana into an alcoholic jello shot

How to make a jello shot out of an unpeeled banana. The highlight of most bashes isn't the host, nor the keg of beer, but the jello shots that sit in the fridge. It's the perfect combination of fun and crazy, in a wiggle-like body. You can't have a serious party without some jello shots! But skip the boring recipe for them by using a banana instead! And what makes this so unique is that you'll be using an un-peeled banana!

How To: Make homemade banana bread

Instead of throwing out bananas that become overripe, you can use them to make fresh banana bread. Learn how to make this simple yet delicious treat. You will need sugar, vegetable oil, egg, bananas, flour, salt and baking soda. The bananas should be very, very ripe -- almost black. You will also need a bread pan for baking the banana bread.

How To: Color with oil pastels

If you want to color with oil pastels you should first make sure you have a sketch book, oil pastels, cotton swabs and an eraser. First, you should place a banana or your choice of object on the sketchbook paper and trace the outline. Next, you should color in the banana or object the color you want to. You should add in detail to your object, by first coloring along the bottom of the banana with yellow. Next, add in a little green to add detail to the banana. You can blend the two colors to ...

How To: Prevent a banana from ripening too quickly

This video gives tips on how to keep a banana from ripening too quickly. Bananas are popular because they're inexpensive, they're tasty and they are relatively easy to get locally. The banana in the demonstration has a few brown spots but is reasonably fresh. A fresh banana will still be sweet. If a banana ripens too quickly it gives a fermented taste. Then you have to throw it away, which is like throwing money away. How do you keep a banana from ripening too quickly? Put it in the fridge. D...

How To: Bake oven fresh banana bread

Banana bread is a great way to use all those over ripe bananas lying on your counter. Here's a simple and tasty recipe for banana bread that everyone will love. It's fast, easy and really delicious. Watch and get the recipe for this homemade banana bread.

How To: Make roasted banana bread

In this video, we learn how to make roasted banana bread. You will need: 5 bananas, chopped walnuts, 1 c rum, 1 c golden raisins, 1 c apricots, 2 c flour, 2 tbsp baking soda, 1 tbsp baking powder, 1 c buttermilk, 3 eggs, 3/4 c butter, 1 c brown sugar. First, boil the raisins and rum and then grease the baking dish. Roast the bananas in the oven at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Then, place in a bowl with the milk and mash together. After this, drain the raisins from the rum and add the brown sug...

How To: Make a great banana bread

The Simple Chef is going to show you how to make everyone's childhood favorite and that's banana bread. You want to begin by taking two bananas that are past ripe because that's when they're the softest sweetest and peel them. Throw the peeled bananas into a bowl and mash them up. Now, add two eggs, 1/2 cup of sunflower oil, 3/4 cup of sugar and blend that all up. While blending you should preheat the oven to 250 degrees, and then grease a casserole dish. Once the mixture is blended you want ...

How To: Lose weight with a healthy after workout meal

Darin Steen of Major League Health explains how to lose weight with a healthy meal after a workout. What you put in your mouth composes 70% to 80% of fitness fat loss gain. Meals that you eat after intense workout sessions are very important. Eat a meal that is predigested and absorbed quickly like whey protein and a banana. Eat your meal 30 minutes to 60 minutes after your workout. For people weighing 120 pounds to 140 pounds, use 15 grams of whey protein and a half of a banana. For people w...

How To: Plant banana trees

This video shows you how to plant banana trees. There is a kind of banana tree that is winter hardy. It's called an Orinoco Banana Tree. Use a pitchfork to loosen the soil where the banana tree is going to be planted. Just poke the dirt with the pitchfork until the area that the tree will be planted in is loose. It should be about 2 times the size of the pot the tree is in. Take a shovel and shovel the dirt out of the hole. Take the tree out of the pot and put it in the hole. Center the tree ...

How To: Make Thai fried bananas

Thai Foodcast Presents: Fried Bananas. Aunchalee teaches you how to make Fried Bananas, while talking a bit about the culture and tools used in Thailand. She gives useful tips such as using bananas that are yellow with a little green on the outside; the firmer the better. She gives a list of ingredients and their equals allowing for substitution. They come out very hot so it's important to let them cool. This easy to follow, flexible, recipe makes cooking this Thai dessert a favorite. Aunchal...

How To: Extract DNA from a banana

Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates how to extract DNA from a banana. This is a great science experiment for students and kids to perform by following the simple step by step instructions outlined in this science tutorial video. Extract real DNA from a banana and analyze it under a microscope.

How To: Make banana dosai

Banana Dosai is an Indian pancake with banana and is another Indian festival food. It can be used as a dessert or an appetizer (we think it sounds perfect for breakfast!) and is actually very healthy.

How To: Ripen Bananas Faster with These 3 Simple Tricks

A trip to any grocery store's produce section will quickly reveal that bananas are often picked from the tree well before their prime—which is necessary for them to arrive at our local store without going bad. In fact, bananas are refrigerated en route to our supermarkets in order to stave off the ripening process... which makes sense, since they travel quite the distance (from the Tropics around South America or Africa to our proverbial doorstep).

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