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How To: Make sweet potato salad

Here's a healthy recipe for a sumptuous sweet potato salad and a refreshing beverage to complete your dessert table. For the potato salad: 1. Place the diced sweet potato in a large bowl. 2. Add the diced chicken, some chopped onions, some scotch bonnet pepper, some sweet pepper (green, yellow and red), the mixed vegetable, mayonnaise and raisins. 3. Toss and mix the ingredients well. 4. Place the potato salad on a bed of lettuce leaves and garnish as desired. For the mango-cherry lime splash...

How To: Wear a scarf as a colorful accessory

First, remember not to be afraid to experiment. A scarf is not a big investment. Once you have a scarf, you can proceed to tie it on a handbag in a knot. Next, you can get another scarf and use it in place of a belt around your waist. To do so, just run the scarf through each of your belt loops like a belt, and continue until you have reached the front belt loops. Tighten up the scarf so it is taut. Then, you run both ends of the scarf through opposite ends of one of the two front belt loops,...

How To: Use a rotary cutter

In this video, we learn how to use a rotary cutter with Kenneth D King. Before you begin, make sure to use a cutting mat so you don't damage the top of your surface. To cut your item, you simply place the rotary cutter on the bottom of the item, then run it through until you have reached the top, or the desired area you want to cut. If you want to cute with a different shape, then you can purchase different cutters that will create shaped edges on what you are cutting. After this, place your ...

How To: Build a stackable block post

In this how to video, you will learn how to build a post. Court yard posts create beautiful accents to your yards. They can be used as entry monuments and fence posts. When using corner blocks, make sure the long sides are at the outside of the post. First, place these corner blocks in a square. Align the blocks with the square. Next, place four more blocks on top of the original blocks. Make sure the blocks touch two blocks. Keep on stacking them to the desired height. Add two post caps. Sec...

How To: Hem pants & avoid the tailor

This video shows you how to hem pants to your desired length. First, try on pants and roll up cuff of legs to height you desire. Remove pants and use a pen to mark what will become the new cuff line. Then use tailor chalk to draw a line to be cut with scissors. Cut line with scissors. Turn pants inside out and fold in about a half inch or desired amount to make cuff edge. Turn pants right side out. Using a sewing machine, restitch the new cuff you have pinned up.

How To: Do basic false shuffles for magic card tricks

This is an instructional video on how to perform card shuffles that allow you to place particular cards at the top or bottom of the deck and how to keep them that way. False shuffles, such as the riffle shuffle and Hindu shuffle, are important for card magicians to create the illusion of shuffling cards, without losing track of a desired card or cards. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to do basic false and riffle shuffles for card tricks.

How To: Make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks

Watch this how to video to learn how to make chocolate dipped mini pretzel sticks. Dip pretzels in white or dark chocolate, or add a professional touch to your treats by placing a contrasting color of melted chocolate in a parchment bag with a tight point. Cut a small hole at the end. Stripe dipped pretzels with the chocolate in the parchment bag. Stripe with additional color if desired.

How To: Weigh and attach the head to your reborn baby doll

In this tutorial, we learn how to weigh and attach the head to your reborn baby doll. First, insert the stocking into the head, leaving the remaining out. Then, pour in large glass beads until the head is your desired weight. After this, tie the stocking as close to the beads as possible, then cut off the additional fabric. From here, you will fill the head in with soft filling until it's completely full. After this, you can apply the cap and glue around the base of the head. When this is dri...

How To: Make a DIY designed tank top

Watch this video to learn how to make a tank top or shirt with lace and a print. You need a template with the picture of your choice, some lace, some fabric glue and fabric pins or safety pins, and a flat board about the size of a meal tray. Slide the board into the shirt. Put the template on top of the lace, then pin it in place. Next cut out the lace along the lines of the template. Arrange the lace on top of the shirt in the desired shape and glue it in place. Wait 48 hours before washing....

How To: Cut a piece of glass with scissors

In this video, we learn how to cut a piece of glass with scissors, water, and a lighter. First, you will need to grab a lighter and place it under the piece of glass that you want to cut to heat it up. Next, you will place your piece of glass into a sink full of water and cut your desired piece. Make sure to cut carefully, as you can get hurt very easily when dealing with sharp edges of glass. Make sure you are keeping the piece of glass you are using completely submerged in the water, along ...

How To: Throw a wavy edged pottery bowl

This video illustrates the method of throwing a wavy edged pottery bowl. This process comprises of the following stepsStep 1This process needs clay, pottery wheel and water in a bowl.Step 2Place the clay on the moving wheel.Step 3Now give the clay a desired shape with the help of your hands.Step 4keep wetting your hands at desired intervals and insert your fingers inside the clay so that it gives you the shape of a bowl.Step 5When your desired shape and size is ready take the clay bowl out of...

How To: Make crispy, old fashioned apple crisp

Divascancook (Monique) shows us how to make an excellent apple crisp using a simple to follow recipe. To make this apple crisp recipe, you will need: apples (green apples are best), cinnamon, sugar, flour, oats, butter Peel the apples, slice into small pieces and place them in a bowl. Add desired amount of sugar and cinnamon into the apples and mix, transfer the apples into a dish, set aside. On another dish, combine flour, sugar, oats and melted butter and mix to create the apple crisp toppi...

How To: Use cruise control on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner

ToyotaUSA shows us a quick video detailing cruise control on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner. Cruise control is standard on all 4Runner models. Behind the lower right side of the steering wheel there are switches for the cruise control. To activate it, press the on/off button at the end of the stock. A green icon will be illuminated on the instrument panel. Accelerate or decelerate to desired speed and push the stock down to set it to that speed. To increase the cruise control speed, move the stock u...

How To: Cook steak fajitas using flank steak

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...

How To: Make bacon from scratch with Karen Solomon

Karen Solomon shows how to make bacon. You need 2 1/2 to 3 pounds of pork belly with no skin or bone. Rinse the belly with water and pat really dry. Mix ingredients for cure which includes 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses, 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, 2 tablespoons kosher salt and 1 teaspoon curing salt. Curing salt may be obtained at local butcher shop or online at Sausage Maker. Curing salt helps preserve the color of the bacon and ensures no spoilage. Mix ingredients un...

How To: Create a "District 9" inspired alien hand

You will need: rubber glove, paper towels, liquid latex, paint, and newspaper. First, fill the glove with newspaper, then secure the fingers with electrical tape to make only 3 fingers. Then, mix up the liquid latex with black paint and apply it to the fingers. Then, place the paper towels over this in coats and shape them so they are pointy. Add in some texture using paper towel strips and cotton balls. Continue to paint over with the liquid latex/paint until you have made your desired textu...

How To: Spruce up frozen store-bought bread with Betty

We all love homemade bread but sometimes there just is not enough time to start one from scratch. In this clip, Betty will show you how to turn that frozen store bought dough into something just as yummy as home baked with a few simple steps. Follow along and serve delicious bread with your next meal, straight out of the oven. Yum!

How To: Create a tessellation

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create a tessellation. The materials required for this project are: index cards, scissors, pencil, large paper and coloring utensils. Begin by preparing a shape. Cut the index paper to a desired shape. Then place it on the right side of the large paper and tape it. Now trace the shape onto the large paper and continue transferring the shape until the page is filled. The shapes should fit together like a jigsaw puzzle. This video will benefit those ...

How To: Make three-minute vegan chocolate truffle cookies

Candace Braun shows how to make vegan’s cookie and cream truffles. You will need a silicone spatula, a spoon and a resealable bag, along with a baking sheet, wax paper and a mixing bowl. Vegan chocolate chips, oreo cookies and vegan cream cheese are also required. First, take a sandwich bag and place some oreo cookies in it. Seal the bag, ensuring that the air has left the bag. Use a spoon to smash the oreo cookies into pieces. Repeat if necessary. Place the smashed pieces into a microwave ...

How To: Hit a golf ball

Learn how to hit a golf ball. Tee off and experience the world's most authentic online golf experience! 1. Place the cursor over the swing meter at the bottom of the screen when you are ready to hit the ball. The mouse icon will change into the swing icon. 2. Click and hold the mouse and push up to the desired strength indicated by the yellow shaded area. 3. Release the mouse button. The yellow shaded area becomes green and moves to the right. 4. Click the mouse when the green line is closest...

How To: Make a meatloaf for dinner

Prepare the meat loaf. In a mixing bowl, place the ground beef, chopped onion, crushed crackers, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and egg. Add seasoned salt and pepper to taste. Mix well, using hands or a spoon. Form into loaf and place in a greased 8" baking pan.

How To: Use GPS and maps on the Nokia N97

In this tutorial, we learn how to use GPS and maps on the Nokia N97. From the home screen press the menu key. Then, scroll down and tap the maps icon. After this, tap yes to go online. You can now navigate around the map by using your finger and you can zoom in and out by using the zoom icon. This icon is on the left hand side of the screen. To search for an address, tap the search icon and then tap address or places to choose where you want to go. You will then be shows the GPS and have dire...

How To: Create a cool blend text effect in Illustrator

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a cool blend text effect in Illustrator. First, open up Illustrator and draw a path, then change the color to black. After this, click on the line and type in your desired text. Increase the font size to 36 points, then select the red color. After this, copy your path and select the duplicate button. Now, move the duplicated path and change the background color to yellow. Now, scale the path and resize, then place on to of the red path. When finished, ...

How To: Mix face paints with water

In this video, we learn how to mix face paints with water. First, you will dip your brush into water and then dip it into the paint color you want. Now, paint on your body where you want that color to do. When finished, place the brush into the water and swish it around until clean, then dip the brush into a new color and continue painting on your body with new brushes, cleaning them as you go. To use a sponge, dip the tip of the sponge into the water, then rub it into the paint color you des...

How To: Do ruffle & ruffle bow cake decorating techniques

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to do a ruffle and a ruffle bow cake decorating techniques. Use a #104 petal tip to create this effect. Also use a medium icing consistency and hold the bag at a 45 degree angle. A petal tip can be used to make ribbons and bows. The icing tip has a narrow end and a larger end. Place the larger end down and move your hand up and down to create the ribbon. Make a figure eight to make the bow. Add a knot in the middle, if desired, and add strings. Star tip...

How To: Cook marinated flank steak in a peppercorn sauce

In this video, we learn how cook marinated flank steak in peppercorn sauce. To make the marinade, juice 1/2 of a lemon and add 2 cloves of garlic, 2 tbsp of peppercorn, 1/4 c vegetable oil, 1/4 c aged balsamic vinegar, 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce and 2 tbsp barbecue sauce. Blend all of these together until it makes a nice sauce consistency. Now, pour your marinade into a plastic bag and place your flank steak inside. Let soak for at least one hour (the longer you let it marinade for, the more...

How To: Test lawn irrigation systems

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to test lawn irrigation systems. John White presents this video. This is done by a simple can test. Take a few cans of the same size with vertical walls and flat bottom. Place them around the sprinkler head at different distances and make sure they are horizontal. This will show whether the sprinkler is spreading water evenly. Then you can time it and measure the amount of water. This way in future, you will know how long to run the syst...

How To: Make artichoke chips

Adrienne shows how to quickly make a delicious snack using one of the most nutritious foods around in this video. Wash large and fresh ocean artichoke with water. Trim its stem and snip its leaves with kitchen knife or scissors. Trim the top part with knife. Microwave about 3 cups of water with the artichoke until boiling. After 5 minutes, cover it with Pyrex bowl and microwave it for about 15 minutes. Let it cool and separate leaves from the choke and place it in a food storage bag. Put butt...

How To: Cut felt with the Big Shot

First cut out card stock using the Big Shot Dye. This card stock is great as a template to make sure you are getting the most out of your felt. Cut out pieces of your felt around your card stock template trying to get as close as you can to the border of the card stock. Next take your Big Shot machine and place your cutting plates on the bottom, as well as your dye. Then layer your cut out felt pieces on top of your dye. Start rolling your felt through by cranking the handle on your Big Shot....