Buttermilk is a great thing to have around in your kitchen. Unfortunately, most of us don't have buttermilk on our regular grocery list, so those buttermilk pancakes will have to wait for another day. Think again! You can easily make tasty buttermilk alternatives with common refridgerator items. This video will show three easy ways to make a buttermilk substitute.
Installing a backsplash in your kitchen is a great way to add a certain sense of style to the space. It can also prevent any kind of stains of taking place on the walls as well and it's easy to clean up.
Make brand-new treats out of your leftover candy canes. You will need:
Need an easy, efficient and inexpensive way to layout your garden beds? This how to video shows you how to use regular old kitchen flour and paint string to mark layout lines. Drawing layout lines with flour comes in handy when you run out of chalk and don't have time to run to the store.
Having a cooker hood is important when trying to get rid of smells and excess smoke. Having a broken hood can result in a smellier kitchen and more smoke developing in your kitchen.
During the holidays, many recipes call for cracked black peppercorn (it's much fresher and much tastier than regular pepper in a plastic seasoning jar).
Beautiful cabinets really make the kitchen, don't they? Not only are cabinets handy storage, they also lend a certain level of elegance to the room depending on their craftmanship. If you would like to perform a kitchen makeover but don't want to hire someone else to do it for you, check out this eight part tutorial on how to build custom kitchen cabinets on your own.
Next time you finish a box of Franzia, don't throw out the bag. Instead, wash it out, fill it with water, and lay it flat in the freezer. As America's Test Kitchen points out, your newly created flat ice pack is perfect for lining the bottom of a cooler for a barbeque, camping trip, or hot summer day on the beach.
Oh, boy. A stopped-up drain. It'll inevitably happen with any home plumbing system and your kitchen sink is no exception. That clog won't go away on its own and will require immediate attention to keep any standing water from rising. But you don't have to resort to calling an expensive plumber or using a bottle of hazardous chemicals. Using simple kitchen staples or common household objects, as well as some determination, you can unclog your kitchen sink on your own without paying a dime.
Kitchen lighting is vital to having a beautiful and functional kitchen, but even knowing where to start when choosing the type of lights for your kitchen can be confusing. To find kitchen lighting ideas, Meghan Carter visited Kichler Lighting where she discovered the three different types of kitchen lighting you need to make the most of your kitchen.
The kitchen is probably one of the most-used rooms in your house, and the faucet can take a lot of abuse. Maybe it's worn out and drippy, or maybe you just want to upgrade your look. Replacing your kitchen faucet is a job you can do, and Lowe's is going to show you how.
You know how writing with your trusty No. 2 pencil gets to be a pain if you haven't sharpened the tip in a while? A sharp pencil produces crisp, pretty marks that enhance your writing, while a dull pencil tip causes smeared and sometimes illegible writing that looks slopping.
No kitchen is complete without hanging wall cabinets. Whether your kitchen started off bare, or you've decided to throw up some new cabinets, installation isn't that hard. Like any home project, it just takes time and dedication. This instructional video demonstrates how to find the studs and mark the cabinets. You'll need some standard tools too, but if you've decided to hang your own cabinets, this probably doesn't come as much of a surprise.
Almost everybody knows this trick, but do you? Just watch this science experiment video that you can do in your own home, in your own kitchen, to see how to suck an egg into a glass bottle and hear a crazy sound.
Feel you have too small of a kitchen to keep everything you need inside it? Not true. Even if you have a small kitchen and a small budget, you can still save money by stocking it efficiently.
There are many items in the kitchen that can be packed ahead of time for a smoother move. Learn about packing a kitchen with expert tips in this free moving video series.
Even the best-maintained kitchens occasionally get a fruit fly infestation. These critters descend, lay eggs (up to 500 at a time!), and then disappear usually only after extreme cleaning efforts (i.e., finally attacking that weird puddle of goo behind your refrigerator).
Whether updating your home design or protecting against mold and mildew, the installation of kitchen tiles is a simple process that any home crafter can do. This video tutorial shows how to install backer board and tile your kitchen floor. Once you've cleaned the area where your backer board will go, measure to make sure all materials will precisely fit into place. Before setting the tiles, plan the layout on a sheet of graph paper to figure out if you'll need to cut tiles. Finally, apply gro...
This great video provided by Home Depot demonstrates the right way to install tile for your kitchen countertop with a sink. Make sure to make your measurements precise as any inconsistencies will stick out like a sore thumb.
Why use a regular wall clock when you can have an awesome clock make out of spoons that you make yourself? Let your character show through or make a cheeky gift with this clock. You will have to buy a basic boring wall clock. Use the battery of the clock and attach it to a great metal strainer as the mount. Then use cut out a picture for the front ant but the hands back on. Glue some spoons on the back to complete the look, add a mount and your ready to enjoy telling time in a whole new way. ...
One of my least favorite tasks is crouching in front of the kitchen oven or gas heater, and burning my fingers as I try to restart the pilot light with regular matches. I end up cursing the fact that I don't own extra-long matches or a stove lighter, but then I never go out and buy them, even though I know this issue will come up again. What can I say? I'm cheap. Now, instead of risking life, limb, and burned fingertips to reignite your pilot light or to kindle the wick on hard-to-reach candl...
In this clip, Chef Jason Hill talks all about kitchen shears (or kitchen scissors). In order to be the best cook you can be, you will want to make sure you have the right shears. Shears are designed for cooking and work a million times better than a knife or normal pair of scissors for things like cutting through bone. Check out this chef's tip and make sure you choose the right pair for you.
Is your kitchen out of control cluttered? Do you have paper work, utensils, and junk mail scattered in the one room in your house that should act as your sustenance sanctuary? In this episode of Real Women Scrap, the hub of every household is attacked as well as other ways to unclutter your kitchen.
Repair, spackle, and paint a kitchen like a professional. Learn how to paint a kitchen with tips from a painting contractor in this free video on home decor.
If you need a little extra space in your kitchen, but can't add any more cabinetry, then this next tutorial is for you. In this video you'll find out how to build a serving/prep cart for your kitchen. This can be moved to any place in your kitchen and is ideally used for preparing food. So check it out, be safe, and enjoy!
It's important to make your kitchen as much like the kitchen the buyers would want as possible. To do that start by cleaning and organizing everything in the kitchen. Completely empty all the horizontal surfaces in the kitchen. Get rid of all the clutter like keys, receipts, notes, and vitamins. Next you will want to organize everything in the cabinets. Line the cabinets with mats and stack up the plates and dishes nice and neat. Sweep and mop the floor and organize the cleaning supplies unde...
Get the look of a pricey kitchen renovation—without the cost. All it takes is a few smart upgrades. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to remodel your kitchen without spending a fortune.
Painting kitchen cabinets is an easy and inexpensive way to bring old cabinets back to life. Meghan Carter shows you how to paint kitchen cabinets and offers a few inspirational decorating ideas for really dressing up your kitchen cabinets.
Tim Carter shares some kitchen remodeling ideas and tips to help you get the kitchen of your dreams. Well-instructed video to create a more spacious kitchen.
Too little counter space has been the biggest annoyance in every kitchen of every apartment I've ever rented. They've all been either super small or awkwardly shaped, which means choosing between appliances and prep space. You either live with it or learn to adjust.
Glazing kitchen cabinets is an easy way to give your kitchen cabinets an antique look. Meghan Carter demonstrates how to glaze kitchen cabinets, so you can enjoy the rustic feel of glazed kitchen cabinets in your home. With her instructions, you'll have no trouble producing professional results when glazing kitchen cabinets.
Installing a new faucet in your kitchen or bathoom can be an easy DIY task if you follow this clear how-to. This is a great skill to know as it's only a matter of time before you're going to want, or need, to replace a faucet.
If you're installing an outlet in a kitchen or bathroom, you're going to want to install a GFCI outlet. This is a safety outlet that will insture no one gets a shock from using an electrical appliance near water. Cool!
You can easily make an inexpensive silicone mold in your kitchen for cheap! This is a great project to do with your kids, or just for fun! You can also use this method to easily make theatrical props and prosthetics.
Imagine your own time-lapsed footage in a 360 degree pan. You don't need an expensive Hollywood-style pan mount to get this effect. You can easily do this rotating pan mount on the cheap, with something you would never suspect— a kitchen timer.
Prepare to get messy! In this helpful home tutorial, you'll be finding out how to unclog a kitchen sink. One of the most obvious reasons for a clogged sink is because if leftover food. But there are other things that can clog a pipe, so check out this tutorial on how to easily unclog you kitchen sink today. Good luck and enjoy!
In this episode, Jennifer goes over common phrases in the English language related to the kitchen. This is great for all levels of students learning English as a second language (ESL).
Learn how to say the names of kitchen tools in French
Learn how to paint and refinish your kitchen cabinets.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are becoming almost synonymous these days, but there are still plenty of awesome deals that you can only get starting on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Amazon, for instance, will be hosting a week-long Cyber Monday sale, and of course, most big-box retailers will follow suit with their online stores.