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!
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!
Southwest Yard and Garden featuring John White, Dona Ana County Extension Agent, hosts a 6 minute clip with co-host Master Gardener Valois Pearce both of Dona Ana County, New Mexico host a short web show featuring plants that can easily survive on smaller amounts of water over typical plants. They begin by discussing the full sun Ice Plant, which comes in many species and colors as well as their hardiness, but unfortunately are easy targets for wildlife. They then move onto the Gopher Plant, ...
Do you love to draw? Do you love to draw nature scenes? Whether it's trees, rocks, or water - the parts that make up Mother Nature are beautiful enough to hang on your wall. In this Hawks Vs. Pigeon Production, learn how to draw a body of water against an edge of trees.
Not sticking to your New Year's resolution of finally getting rid of that spare tire? Trade in those love handles for a slender waistline by following these tips starting today!
W.H. Auden wrote, “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” Indeed, the average American home uses 140 to 170 gallons of water every day. Cut that in half with some water-saving tips.
Ever wonder how a tree gets water all the way up to the top? Ever thought about how a stream of air can hold a ping pong ball in place? This simple how-to shows you a few experiments to try with air and water.
If you love boats but hate the open waters, the best thing you could probably do is get over your fear, or… grab some paper and make an origami sailboat. You won't need to take your feet off land with this kind of boat, unless you're jumping for joy after successful completion. This is one of the simplest origami sailboat designs out there, and requires only one sheet of origami paper.
Jeff Hertzberg shows us how to prepare the dough for the bread and pizza base. Zoe Francois shows us how to use this dough to make a roll up spiral pizza which kids love in their lunch boxes.
A gerbil makes a great “starter pet” for a child. Gerbils are friendly, fun to watch, quiet, and clean little guys whose cages don’t get smelly as fast as some animals’.
The family will love this pasta recipe. Easy to prepare. Ingredients you will need:
In this video Krazyboy shares his method of creating a spiritual bath. Krazyboy suggests that while spiritual baths are often known to help cleanse the soul, you can also imbue it with an intent (such as love, luck, success). The idea behind a spiritual bath is cleansing and white. A nice feature of spiritual baths is being able to customize it, including ingredients that feel right to you. To begin, fill a large bowl about half way with holy water/new moon water/spring water. Next, add a cou...
Love poached eggs, but they always end up breaking on you? In this how to video Chef Paul talks about how to make restaurant quality poached eggs. Watch and learn how to easy it is too keep your eggs intact with a little vinegar and ice water.
Obleck is a mixture that defies Newton's third law and kids will love it! Ingredients you will need are 1.5 cups of corn starch, 1 cup of water, and food coloring which is optional. After mixing, if the mixture is too thick, add more water. If the mixture is too runny, add more corn starch.
Comfort food doesn't get better than fish and chips. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, deep fried fish dipped in tartar sauce tastes like heaven on earth. And paired with our favorite vegetable, french fries, you can't go wrong.
I've always had an affinity for pretty wine bottles. When I was younger, my parents and my siblings would give me their empty wine bottles so I could collect them, and I loved every single one.
If you love the ocean and love swimming, it's time you step up to the next level… snorkeling. Snorkeling is one of the best ways to explore the underwater life, without fancy equipment or expensive training. And all you need is a snorkel. If you want a better look at what’s underwater, all you have to do is snorkel.
If you like origami and you like to have water balloon fights then you’ll love making and using this origami water bomb. You can fold a piece of paper into a closed ball that you can fill with water and soak your friends. This is a necessity to learn as the summer nears. Practice up your skills so you’ll be ready with the perfect summer time weapon.
Do you ever want a french fry without all that grease? Betty shows you a delicious, healthy alternative with her oven baked potato strips!
Professional Raw Food Chef, Elaina Love, shows us how to prepare this raw vegan sour cream using coconut flesh. It sounds tasty already!
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.
Give someone you love a cake that will knock their socks off! In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to create an adorable little sheep cake topper out of fondant icing for a Valentine's Day themed cake. "I love ewe!" says this sheep! Make hearts melt and mouths water with help from this video tutorial.
Elaina Love, a Professional Raw Food Chef teaches how to make Tamale-enchilada sauce. Ingredients: 1 1/2 Tbs. Mexican chili powder blend, 1/4 tsp. cocoa powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder, 1/2 tsp. dried oregano, 1/2 cup water (more or less to make an enchilada sauce consistency), 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes soaked in enough water to cover 2 tsp. olive oil (used as an emulsifier), 1/2 tsp. salt. Put all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour inside a squirt bottle. Refrigerate. Foll...
Preparing for a hike is easy with these tips. Get advice on backpacking, hiking, and the great outdoors in this video tutorial. Take action: use appropriate footwear, bring a first-aid kit, water, and food, and use walking sticks in uneven terrain. John Flaherty, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, has a great love for the outdoors. In 2003, John and his wife started Central Coast Outdoors in northern California. His company provides hiking, kayaking, and biking services for...
Backpacking is easy with these tips. Get expert advice on backpacking, hiking, and the great outdoors in this video tutorial. Take action: keep weight off of shoulders, bring plenty of snacks and water, maintain healthy exercise, and consult a guidebook to determine an appropriate trail. John Flaherty, the instructor of this how-to video from Live Strong, has a great love for the outdoors. In 2003, John and his wife started Central Coast Outdoors in northern California. His company provides h...
No, not Charlton Heston. The only pudding he ever made was steak and kidney. I'm talking about Heston Blumenthal, world famous chef and pudding lover, and the man behind the "Heston"— a plum pudding with an orange hidden within, brought to you by Waitrose (see video below).
Your loved ones will say, "Ooh, la, la!" when you pull this French baguette out of the oven. You Will Need
You might be familiar with the use of zucchini blossoms in cooking and maybe even know how to make herbal simple syrups. But if you really want to show off as someone who knows how to use flowering plants in food, try adding some flower water to your cooking/baking repertoire.
Many of us experience highly emotional "freakouts", so to speak, more often than we'd like. Weather you experience them personally, or via your loved ones, it can be very difficult to think rationally during an episode, and for some people it can take quite a while to calm down.
Nancy Stone, a Parenting Coach, shares some Excellent ideas for helping children express themselves and learn new things through doing simple crafts.
Dogs teach you about unconditional love...as well as how to fry some mean prawns. At least they do so in this recipe video.
Hiking is easy with these tips. Get advice on backpacking, hiking, and the great outdoors in this video tutorial. Take action: pace yourself, don't take too many long breaks, maintain good posture, keep a light spring in your step, and bring plenty of food and water. John Flaherty, the instructor of this how-to video from Live Strong, has a great love for the outdoors. In 2003, John and his wife started Central Coast Outdoors in northern California. His company provides hiking, kayaking, and ...
Packing for a hiking trip is easy with these tips. Get advice on backpacking, hiking, and the great outdoors in this video tutorial. Take Action: pack heavy items at the bottom, bring extra water, and include a first-aid kit in your pack. John Flaherty, the instructor in this how-to video, has a great love for the outdoors. In 2003, John and his wife started Central Coast Outdoors in northern California. His company provides hiking, kayaking, and biking services for those wanting to be closer...
Picking hiking gear is easy with these tips. Get advice on backpacking, hiking, and the great outdoors in this video tutorial. Take action: purchase a quality backpack with a good hip belt, bring some sort of shelter, bring plenty of food and water, and pack clothing for appropriate weather. John Flaherty, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, has a great love for the outdoors. In 2003, John and his wife started Central Coast Outdoors in northern California. His company provid...
The Tesla CD Turbine is a little homemade turbine made from CD's, CD spindle, supermagnets, and glue. It runs on faucet water pressure.
Trying to stay away from carbs but love starches? Why not try some spaghetti squash instead of all that pasta? Spaghetti squash is easy to prepare and can be garnished just like you would with pasta or potatoes.
Ah, the sensation of that first bite of sorbet in the heat of summertime: icy, refreshing, decadent in flavor and texture. We love sorbet almost as much as we love ice cream, and making it at home is actually pretty simple. Most recipes call for just water, sugar, and a base fruit of some sort (like strawberries or watermelon).
Coffee is one of the world's most popular drinks, and its fans are also usually devoted to a certain method of brewing. Some love the Keurig, others the French press, and still others swear by cold brewing. However, one of the oldest and easiest ways to brew coffee is also one of the best. If you love coffee, you should really think about getting a Turkish ibrik (also known as a cezve).
For those of us with small children, bath time can be very fun. Kids usually love splashing about and playing with their toys in the water! One thing they don't love however, is getting water in their eyes or on their face.
Do your kids love to get messy? What kid doesn't? In this video, learn how to make "goop", a fun way to keep your kids' hands and senses entertained. To make this goop, you will need: Cornstarch, water, and food coloring.