Looking for a funky variation on macaroni and cheese? Try Betty's Chili Mac & Cheese casserole! Everyone loves chili and we all know mac and cheese is delicious, so why not combine them into one awesome casserole? It takes less than 10 minutes to make and is sure to impress even the toughest critics!
A rocket stove is a "rocket" combustion approach to preparing meals, which provides high combustion efficiency and efficient heat transfer to the cooking pot. Research suggests (through practical experience) that by using a rocket stove, you could save at least 50% of fuelwood, which is a significant savings for anyone's financial situation.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to test if a fertilizer has nitrates rather than urea or ammonia as its nitrogen source.
Cooking With Dog shows you how to make hamburg steak that's delicious. - Finely dice an onion
Chocolate. Everybody loves chocolate. Unless you're allergic. If you want to melt chocolate, then this video tip is the perfect recipe for melting chocolate, straight from Real Simple.
Instant ramen makes me nostalgic for my college days, when a bowl of this cheap noodle soup was my go-to comfort food for many all-nighters.
Look on any bistro or pub menu in America and you'll likely find the term caramelized onions as an option for your burger. The word "caramel" may conjure up images of candy, which is somewhat correct.
Tired of traditional Southern cornbread? Spice it up! With this tutorial, learn how to give your cornbread a spicy Tex-Mex flare! In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Mexican cornbread, baked in an iron skillet. Full of cornmeal, eggs, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, whole kernel corn, and chopped green chiles, you can't miss with this one!
Glazing your windows can provide a nice decorative touch while keeping heat inside in the winter and outside during the summer. Watch this video to learn how to glaze your own windows and get this home improvement job done yourself.
Stir fry is easy to make and always a lively dish to bring to the table. Join Betty as she makes her favorite sirloin steak stir fry recipe with asparagus and rice. It's delicious!
We like our Egg McMuffins around here, albeit homemade with our preferred ingredients: whole wheat (or homemade sourdough) English muffins, a slice of thick Tillamook cheddar cheese, a meat, perhaps, like Canadian bacon, and finally—that perfectly-fried, perfectly-shaped egg.
Learn how to solder wires with this video. Clean the area to be soldered, scraping the wire down to bare metal and then wiping it clean with alcohol or acetone. Use rosin-core solder for electronic applications. This solder normally comes in coils. Tin (coat with solder) the soldering tip first: Wrap one or two inches of solder around the tip while the iron is cold; set the iron to the solder's temperature range; and allow the solder to melt. Clean the tip with a sponge. Set the soldering too...
Try making an Indian cuisine inspired lamb chop masala. You will want to season your lamb with a combination of yogurt and masala spices. This can then be cooked up over the stove for tender and flavorful meat.
Enjoyed throughout the Middle East, Arabic coffee is deliciously rich, and easy to make at home. Watch this video to learn how to make Arabic (or Turkish) coffee.
Learn to make your own super effective bass traps and acoustic panels with materials from your local hardware store, just by watching this home audio video tutorial.
Home accidents. It's up to you to protect your family… your children… from accidents in the home. And there's one place that seems to get the most attention when dealing with safety concerns… The kitchen is one of the busiest, most accident-prone rooms in the house. Design a kitchen that will keep your family and guests safe.
Whole Structure Heating Jeff White from Bedbug-central.com explains the different methods of effectively killing bed bugs in your home with heat instead of poison.
Microwave ovens are an essential part of modern life. It is important to know how to use them safely.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use a heat-shrink sleeve to build up your tennis racket's grip. To do this you'll need a heat gun such as a standard blow dryer to warm the heat-shrink sleeve. Be sure not to heat it at one point, you'll want to heat it all over evenly. You should never use more than two sleeves, otherwise the bevels will completely disappear.
Taco Bell's in the news for umpteenth time, and today the controversy is over their infamous beef taco meat. Gizmodo leaked a picture of Taco Bell's "Taco Meat Filling" and surprise, surprise— it's missing a lot of the "meat" that it claims in its advertisements. Taco Meat Filling Ingredients
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a vegetarian succotash. To make this, you will need: garlic, onions, green beans, jalapeno pepper, red pepper, diced tomatoes, lima beans, corn, zucchini, cool zucchini, and olive oil. First, heat up the olive oil with some butter in a large pan. Then, saute your chopped onions until they are golden brown. Then, throw in the garlic, red bell pepper, and jalapeno and cook for three minutes. Make sure you have chopped everything up before adding it. Now, a...
Want to know how to remove the fans, heat sink and processor from your Mac Pro? This brief how-to will guide you through the process, the first necessary step of any upgrade or repair to either of the aforementioned parts. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their Mac Pros without actually disassembling their units.
Steak fajitas start with marinating the meat with 3 cloves of mashed garlic, one tablespoon of vegetable oil, one teaspoon of dried cilantro, one teaspoon of cumin, one half teaspoon of red chili flakes, and one teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce. Add the juice of two limes and one quarter cup tequila to the marinade. Put the whole flank steak int he marinade, and then place the container in the refrigerator to marinate for twenty four hours. The other ingredients for the fajitas are two jalape...
John Kass from the Chicago Tribune and Gary Wiviott, author of Low & Slow, demonstrate how to make perfect ribs. The first step is to run them under cool water and rinse them with cider vinegar to clean them off. Second, coat them with mustard. This holds the rub on the rib. By holding the rub on, you will get more bark (the spicy, smokey, crusty exterior) on your rib. Gary's rub is a mix of 7 different toasted Mexican peppers, paprika, salt, black pepper. Make sure to place a good layer of r...
Do you need to straighten your hair but are tired of frizzy damaged tresses? Check out this tutorial, and learn how to straighten your hair in about 20 minutes without any heat at all.
Chinese food is delicious, but it isn't very healthy and can be quite expensive. In this video, Betty adds a Southern touch to a traditional Asian dish and makes vegetables with a soy sauce gravy. The veggies are good for you and filling, and the gravy gives them a nice, hearty texture. Enjoy this dish anytime, and if veggies aren't enough for you - toss in some chicken or seafood, or even noodles and create your own delicious meal!
Are you feeling under the weather? When you are feeling sick, or cold, there is nothing more comforting than a bowl of chicken noodle soup. In this tutorial, Betty makes her favourite soup from scratch, using left over chicken pieces. Betty's soup is low in fat and calories and is guaranteed to make anyone feel better.
Sloppy Joes are a great dinner when you don't have all night to cook. They're messy, so kids love them, and they pack in a whole bunch of 'secret' veggies, too! Use lean beef and make these healthy and delicious Joes along with Betty! Everyone will love them!
In this video from ExtremeBartending, you can learn how to heat up and serve warm brandy, a classic drink, which is particularly nice to sip on a cold night. The video offers three separate ways to achieve your warm brandy, using hot water in a brandy snifter to warm the glass, and then pouring in the brandy, putting hot water in a separate glass, and then resting your brandy snifter on that, or finally, a bold method that actually involves setting the brandy on fire!
Want to play Canned Heat's "On the Road Again" but your harmonica's in the wrong key? No problem: in this elaborate instructional video you'll learn how to tune your harmonica to the key of A by raising the pitch in draw hole 6. And remember: before attempting to adjust the tuning on your favorite harp, it might be wise to practice pitch adjustments on an old, used, broken or cheap harmonica.
In this tutorial, we learn how to poach an egg in under four minutes. First, fill a pan 2/3 of the way full with water and bring it almost to a boil on high heat. Once the heat is almost boiling, turn the heat down to medium heat. Once you've done this, pour a splash of white vinegar into the pan. Next, crack your egg into a small cup and gently let it ooze out into the water. Don't touch the egg, or the yolk will break. once the egg whites are set, you can take it out of the pan. This will t...
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to make chilly pods mild or hot. Curtis Smith, extension horticulturist, presents this video along with Patricia Aaron. The heat of the chilly is in the skin and the veins. When you cut open a chilly, you will see all the veins are near the shoulder or the chilly. So, the shoulder part of the chilly is hotter than the tip. So, if you want to make the chilly milder, then cut off the top part. Seeds do not add to the heat of the chilly. If...
Heat oil in wok skillet, stir in green curry paste, about 2 minutes. Stir in coconut milk, brown sugar and fish sauce and bring to a gentle boil on medium heat for about 8-10 minutes.
Want to know if you’re ready to get married? Try pounding your own curry paste. You can just buy the curry paste for this recipe and following Aunchalee’s clear instruction you can still make a flavorful Tai style chicken in green curry.
Looking for great summer recipes? Then try this decadent and sweet dessert, serve it hot off the grill. Top off the grilled pineapples with vanilla ice cream or a rum sauce.
Know someone who's full of hot air? Grab them and make a heat motor with this cool home science experiment with Mr. G. When air is heated, it rises. This experiment uses that natural law to create a simple, spiraling heat 'motor'.
This is how to solder wires properly and then heat shrink them in order to insulate them. Firstly upkeep of the soldering iron is required to keep it from oxidizing. Portable versions of the iron are also available to make work more convenient. A solder sucker is required to suck up and solder left behind by the iron. Alternatively you could use a solder wick which when used with the solder iron can absorb all the solder over the circuit board. Onto the actual process, strip off some of the w...
This video demonstrates how to make cotton candy using the Gold Medal X-15 machine. Plug in the three-prong chord in its own independent jack. Use a heavy duty three-prong extension cord if needed. Remove the clips from the net and spread the net around the inside of the pan, and clip it onto the sides of the pan in four places. Use commercially prepared floss mix, and carefully pour it into the spinner head while the machine is off. Cover the pan with the dome and turn the power on, setting ...
Learn about how you lose heat in a wilderness survival situation. This is part one of a series on survival shelters and skills by Ron Hood of survival.com. Defeat heat loss by understanding how you lose heat, building shelter and a fire.
Some repairs on an Xbox can be repaired with a heat gun. Turn your Xbox off first. Take it apart. Remove all of the bolts and screws. Set them aside. You will need to remember where everything goes to reassemble it. Remove all of the heat sinks. Clean off all of the paste. You will only be heating the GPU. Do not use it on the CPU. You'll need Arctic clean and a cotton swab to remove all of the paste. When it is clean, turn on your heat gun. Set it for 1000 degrees. You can test it by seeing ...