Tired of boring old soap that you get from the store? Learn how to melt and mold soap from our soap expert in this free video clip series.
Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science.
Don’t laugh—butter sculpture is a true art form that originated in Tibet in the 7th century. It is now one of the highlights of many American harvest fairs. Learn how to make your own butter sculpture.
In this tutorial, we learn how to melt chocolate in the microwave. When melting chocolate in the microwave the key is to not microwave it for a long time to melt it all at once, or it will end up burning. To do this properly, you will first need to cut up the chocolate and then place it into the microwave for 10 seconds. After this, take a spatula and mix it all together. Then, put it back in for another 10 seconds and then stir it again. Continue to do this process until all the chocolate is...
In this video, Anne Marie teaches us how to make soap cupcakes with whipped frosting! This recipe will make 16 soap cupcakes, which is perfect for parties. For the cupcake base you will need: 40 oz white melt & pour soap, 1 1/2 oz vanilla select fragrance, 1 1/2 oz vanilla color stabilizer, 6 ml canary LabColor (diluted), SoapyLove scalloped round mold and spray bottle with rubbing alcohol. For the soap frosting you will need: 16 oz white melt & pour soap, 8 tbsp natural castile liquid soap, ...
In this video we learn how to make a mummy cake. We will need candy melts, eyeball mold, edible markers, a cake that has a crown on it, buttercream frosting, white fondant, sugar veil frosting, brown petal dust, a decorator brush, a cake round covered in foil, spatulas and knives. First you make the eyes. You can use the white candy melts to do this. You can use colored melts to make the irises. Put the melts in the mold and tap it to get the air out. Then put it in the fridge to harden the c...
This video demonstrates how to make a delicious molten lava cake. You need 4 oounces of semi sweet baking chocolate,4 oounces of unsalted butter, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup sugar, and ¬º cup all purpose flour. Let the baking chocolate melt in a double boiler. While it is melting into smooth liquid take a medium sized baking bowl and crack your eggs into it. Then add your sugar to the eggs and blend them. You can use a hand blender or a whisk but it may take longer to blend by hand. Next, take the melted...
This video shows you how to prepare Irish Cream Truffles. For this recipe, you will need the following ingredients: 400 g white chocolate, 150 ml whipping cream, 2 T. Irish cream liqueur, confectioners sugar, and small paper cases for serving.
Melt some glass in your kitchen microwave. BUT WHY?!! Why would anyone want to DO such a thing?
Once your furniture is finally moved in, settled upon a spot, and used for comfort or leisure, chances are it won't move very often. We tend to leave—and use—our furniture in the same spot for years, which can leave signs of great wear beneath, deeply indenting our carpeted floors and fancy rugs.
Scented candles tend to magically turn a house into a home. The light flicker of the flame gives a relaxed or romantic tone to the atmosphere, and keeps the space smelling fragrant for hours. The only problem? Wax melts, and the candle becomes worthless after the wax is all gone. So how do you keep the flame going for more than a few hours? Simple, just remove the problematic ingredient—don't use wax!
In this video by 585 Productions, Jake teaches you how to wax and scrape your snowboard. You will need an iron, a plastic, scraper, and a Scotch-Brite pad. Before you begin, loosen the bindings because heating the board with the screws tight can warp the base. First take the Scotch-Brite pad and wipe down the entire board in order to get all the grime, dirt, and old wax off of it. Next, using an iron that has temperature control, set it to get hot enough to melt the wax, but not so hot that t...
Often, despite your favorite makeup mecca's rows and rows of endless colors, applicators, and brands, it's hard to find the perfect shade of lipstick—especially one at the price you want. Rather than resorting to what's available in stores, turn to your stovetop and a box of crayons.
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.
Spread several sheets of wax paper on cookie trays, side-by-side. Using a butter knife, spread a teaspoon of peanut butter on each Ritz cracker. Set aside.
Just hearing "brie" and "baguette" were enough to get us interested in this delicious summertime recipe, but Food Network host Sandra Lee amps up the classic baguette topped with brie recipe by adding raspberry jam.
When it comes to art and design, the Japanese believe in tasteful minimalism. Never is this "tasteful" part so true than with their sushi and sashimi, artfullly arranged in little cubes or cylinders and punctuated with small bursts of radish red, tuna orange, and green spinach.
Asian women have cultivated the adzuki bean for thousands of years and swear by them to keep their skin youthful and smoothe. Harness the anti-inflammatory properties of the adzuki bean by watching this video on how to make melt and pour adzuki bean, glycerin, and goat's milk soaps.
Welcome to our Indiana Jones special. This week, we've been challenged by Eric Zala, the director of "Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation" to create an awesome face melt effect for cheap! This is probably Indy Mogul's grossest effect yet, so you better not get nauseous or anything, because you might just want to use this for your film!
Love candy? Want to make it? Then candy melts, or candy wafers that you can pour into a mold and melt into any shape you desire, are your best and easiest bet for making beautiful confectionary creations.
Fall is the time for comfort foods—and what is more comforting than crusty bread slathered in melted cheese? Owning a fondue pot is both convenient and wonderful, but not all of us have the luxury of space for nonessential kitchen appliances. However, there are plenty of ways to make an absolutely delicious, lump-free fondue without the traditional equipment.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own chocolate truffles. Start with 1.5 c of creme fraiche, which is a thick and heavy cream. Cook this in a saucepan, stirring constantly until it's melted into a liquid. Place the top on the pan while measuring out chocolate. Now, add your creme fraiche to the chocolate, then mix with a spatula until the chocolate is completely melted. Cool this by leaving it in the room overnight. Then, roll the chocolate into small balls and place on a baking tra...
Melt and pour soaps are some of the easiest soaps to make, given that actually making a soap by yourself from scratch - you know, harnessing glycerin, coloring, etc. - could easily explode into your face, literally, if you mix things in the wrong order.
We never thought that yummy chocolate cupcakes could get any better...until we saw this recipe. Combining the godlike perfection of chocolate cupcakes with oodles of chocolate icing, pilled on until tipping point, these high-hat chocolate cupcakes are outrageously overdone treats that have us drooling in our seats.
Gwen Schoen, Food Writer at the Sacramento Bee, shows us how to make Dark Caramel Fleur de sel Truffles.
In this video from sfehmi we learn how to make Gajar ka halwa which is a Indian carrot pudding. It is difficult to make but she shows us how to do it simply. For this we need two pounds of carrots, 14 oz sweet condensed milk, four oz unsalted butter, four green cardamom, 1/4 cup of blanched skinned almonds, and 1/4 cup of cashew nuts. She chops the nuts and then shreds the carrots in food processor. Now melt the butter in the pan and while it's melting put in cardamoms. When the butter is mel...
In order to make Clarified Butter, you will need the following: butter, a saucepan, knife, measuring cups, and a spoon.
Breads get made in loaves not because bakers find the shape aesthetically pleasing, but because it saves them lots of time, energy, and effort.
Make sure you attach a note to these fudge soaps saying they're soap and not fudge bars before you give them out to friends, because they look exactly like the real thing!
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make hot ice with Dr. Lithium. This is the complete guide to making hot ice, more correctly called sodium acetate. See how to create it, fix it, and use it. All methods from baking soda and vinegar to laboratory synthesis are shown.
In honor of Earth Day tomorrow (woo!), visual artist Justin Brice Guariglia has released a new augmented reality app that lets you experience climate change from wherever you're standing.
If there ever was a day to eat green candy, St. Patrick's Day would be it. But is there something better than the banality of green candy swarming the streets on St. Patty's Day? Yes—glowing green candy, and Instructables user BrittLiv wants us to show you how it's done.
Melting chocolate is the first step in making a delectable chocolate bunny, heart, or other shape of your desire. Chocolate must be melted in order to pour into molds to create these fun shapes, which can be used on their own or to adorn cakes.
Who doesn't love French vanilla ice cream? Watch this video and learn the secrets to making an ice cream that would make Ben and Jerry melt. It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own French vanilla ice cream, watch this video guide.
In this free ballooning tutorial, learn how to make your very own multi-colored balloons (agates) by using a very simple (but difficult at first) technique called "the blend". The blend actually rips apart the balloon while melting other parts together. Tip from Mr. Fudge: "Do NOT use the whole balloon. It makes it too difficult and you end up with large lumps in your final product."
This video demonstrates how to make a chicken breast and egg white omelet. Lee first preheats a skillet to medium heat and sprays it with Pam. He then chops the chicken breasts into cubes and places them in the pan. Lee then adds some chopped onions to the pan along with mushrooms and two cups of egg whites. Lee then stirs up the omelet and adds some Mrs. Dash seasoning blend. Then he covers the pan to let the egg whites cook. Lee adds three fat-free cheese slices on top of the omelet and pou...
This video shows the correct procedure to dismantle a first generation iPod Nano. The presenter starts by using a putty knife (aka the iPod take apart tool) and separates the casing. Next, the presenter removes the battery from the internal circuit board by using a soldering iron to melt the soldered battery connections. A small Phillips head screw driver is then used to remove three screws from the logic board. Finally removing two small ribbon cables will free the logic board from the plast...
Preproduction work when making glass beads will ensure your tools are working correctly, and your glass is ready to melt. Learn about preproduction for glass working with this free jewelry making video series.
Melted chocolate has many uses and there are several ways of melting chocolate. In this how to video Chef Paul explains the process of melting chocolate. You can use a simulated double boiler with two bowls or the microwave to temper chocolate.
This dish is perfect for dinner for two. You need two beef tenderloin fillets with the silver skin cut off, ½ package of phyllo dough, 8 oz of mushrooms, 1½ cup green onions, 2 tbsps of olive oil, 1 tbsp of butter, ¼ cup of parsley, and 2-3 tsps of lemon juice, salt and pepper, Hollandaise sauce. Pan fry the beef for a minute or two on each side if you like it more well done. For the mushroom filling, use fresh mushrooms. Chop up the mushrooms finely. Chop up green onions. Use a little bit of...