We like to have a variety of cupcakes on hand when we're entertaining, but we don't want to spend too much time making separate recipes. No one has the time or the money for that—especially when you're hosting and you've got a bevy of other dishes to prepare.
A lot of people like to trash stand mixers for being overpriced and rarely used kitchen appliances. As an avid bread baker I certainly don't agree with that assessment, but I understand where people are coming from. A good Kitchen Aid stand mixer costs a few hundred dollars, and if you only occasionally bake, you probably don't use it much, and therefore aren't getting your money's worth. But what most people don't know is that stand mixers are one of the most versatile appliances in the kitc...
Bring some excitement to your vest. Accessorize and expand your wardrobe with this stylish multi-functional vest cover-up. This one piece can be re-configured and worn in totally different stylish ways! See how to make a multifunctional vest coverup in this video from GiannyL.
Lemon sauce is very versatile. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how to make a lemon sauce from scratch. Use it for pork roasts, fruit sauces, bread puddings, or even pies. Watch and learn how easy it is to whip up a lemon sauce.
The great thing about braids is that they're so incredibly versatile. Spin a single braid through the crown of your hair and let the rest of your locks loose and you've got a pretty Lauren Conrad, girl next door look going on. Or add a few curls using a curling iron and tie your hair up into an updo to create an elegant look befitting of a formal affair.
Wendy Woods from The Refinery teaches you different ways to tie a scarf. The three things to consider when buying a scarf are: size/shape, fabric, and pattern. First style: Fold scarf in half, put around your neck, pull ends through the loop, pull to the side and fluff out ends. Second style: Wrap scarf around neck (with right side twice as long as left), cross long side over short and pull up through loop, pull short side down until tight, pull to the side and fluff out. Third style: Wrap sc...
Knowing how to make tomato sauce is essential. Are you making pizza or preparing pasta? This how to video shows you how to combine tomatoes and other ingredients to make a versatile and tasteful tomato sauce. Enjoy!
The Wood Whisperer is Marc J. Spagnuolo, a professional and passionate furniture maker, who also contributes to Fine Woodworking and Popular Woodworking. In this video, Spagnuolo shows us how to build a French cleat storage system. It's a very versatile unit, and gives you plenty of storage space without cluttering up a room.
Remember those old vinyl records? Remember jumping on the 8-track bandwagon? Switching over to cassette tapes? How much money you spent converting your music collection to compact discs? To MP3s?
The lab scope is one of the most versatile diagnostic tools that you can have in your car shop. If you've been thinking about buying one or are looking for new ways to use it, watch this video to learn how to use a lab scope to test a fuel pump circuit.
This excellent video shows you how to achieve a gorgeous Arabic inspired look. You'll see exactly what you need and how to do this elegant clean look. A versatile look for both day and evening, it can even make a beautiful wedding look.
Watch this video to learn something short and simple just for you to mix it in to your other salsa dancing moves. Remember, it is not about having multiple long combos, but about putting smaller salsa moves together in different orders that will make you a versatile dancer. That will keep your salsa moves fresh and keep the ladies guessing what you will do next.
Here's a couple video tutorials from Needle 'n Thread for a basic hand embroidery stitch - the outline stitch. It's another versatile, easy stitch!
The stem stitch is a versatile embroidery stitch. It can be used to outline or to fill an area. Learn how to do it yourself with this video from Needle 'n Thread.
If you're using Adobe Flash and are looking how to import or export a .flv file, this great how-to will walk you through all the necessary steps. This tutorial uses Flash CS3, but the information is the same for Flash CS4 an CS5 as well. As you know, Flash is a very versatile program and many, many things on the net are created with it. Knowing how to do this is essential for working with Flash and creating projects, so check it out and get exporting today.
In this video clip, watch and learn how to style your American Apparel Le Sac dress into a cure Jumper look. It makes the perfect day dress, and you can step into the dress as you would with the Classic look. This look is easy and will make it seem like you have on an overalls-type outfit. Follow along and look cute with this cool, versatile dress, which has at least TWELVE different possibilities. It's a new dress each day of the week!
Duct tape is tough, long lasting, and versatile. Check out this 3 part tutorial to learn how to make a simple and fashionable duct tape wallet. Use the duct tape wallet template provided for your convenience. Show off your newly created wallet to your friends!
Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions.
To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, that they are not so much about rote repetition as making available to the guitarist new and different ways of playing. Every new riff you learn will make you a more able and versatile guitarist and better equip you to st...
Ribbons are really kind of a hot commodity, believe it or not, because they're actually quite trick to make. But knowing how to make some ribbons could make you very valuable and you could implement them into your own designs. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to work with vector ribbons. Learn how to create a smooth silver ribbon with multiple folds. It is entirely vector and very versatile. This one gets a little complicated, so prep yourself to be frustrated at first glance, but once y...
All you science and astronomy nuts out there, pay attention, this detailed video tutorial series will tell you everything you need to know about using the Meade EXT Backpack Telescope to ogle the universe.
This is a quick little tutorial that will show you how to use these three versatile tools in Adobe Illustrator. They all involve getting rid of some part of the image you're working with, but each one goes about it in a different way. To get the most out of your Illustrator project, you'll need to be aware of the differences between these tools so you make sure that you always use the right one for the job at hand.
Paracord, or parachute cord, is one of the most versatile ropes out there. Originally made for parachute suspension during WWII, it is now used for everything from tying knots during a camping trip to weaving sturdy bracelets as a fun DIY project. The tutorial featured in this video is the latter.
The flat felled seam is a versatile seam, especially good for making a reversible shirt. This tutorial shows you two separate techniques - the first is one commonly used by home sewers, and the second is the one used by professional tailors.
In Missouri squirrels are plentifully. Squirrel meat is delicious and versatile. This how to video shows you how to make a delicious squirrel sausage. Ingredients for sausages: squirrel meat, pork sausage, onion, garlic, parsley, and your favorite seasonings.
Ear tips are a versatile part of any science fiction or fantasy costume - make yourself look like a Vulcan, elf, fae or any other creature with pointed ears. Not only are you shown how to attach the ears, you can make blend in with the skin of the wearer to look as natural as possible.
The Solomon Bar is one of the more versatile ties in the paracording genre of knot tying. Although most prefer the straight line, in this video you will learn how to tie a bent line in your knot. You will get a full tutorial of the entire process with each step shown up close with extreme detail.
Tutting is one of the most versatile types of popping, and has become popular in the rave community because it's emphasis on hand and finger moves translates well to light shows. This video is a basic tutting tutorial for ravers to get acquainted with the theory of tutting and some basic moves to get started.
Other than a perfectly crispy, flaky crust, a top-notch pastry should possess a most wonderous filling. The best pastry chefs know this, and the more types of fillings you offer, the more customers you satisfy.
The Amaryllis flower, also known as the Belladonna lily, is, as its second name suggests, an extremely beautiful and lithe plant native to the Southwest region of South Africa. Recreate the delicate beauty of this flower by watching this tutorial.
In this tutorial, learn how to make delicious and fast focaccia bread. Focaccia is a versatile type of Italian bread that can be eaten on its own, as a side to other meals or for sandwiches. You will save a lot of time and love this tasty, salty bread.
Wire hearts are cute, friendly jewelry pieces that are as versatile as they are attractive. Composed simply of a bent and twisted piece of wire, they can be shaped into bookmarks, earrings, necklace chains, and bracelets.
Who likes Pizza!?! Well, a pizza wouldn't be a pizza without the dough. It's the major piece of the pizza pie puzzle. Learn close-up how to make pizza dough from scratch with this video recipe tutorial. This Susan's Cooking School video demonstrates each step in the process of making a versatile yeast dough.
In this video tutorial, you'll see how you can build a homemade steadycam camera stabilizer for under fifty bucks. This is more specifically how to build the JayCam MkII Merlin-type camera stabilizer from Jay Shaffer. He demonstrates how to use inexpensive parts to make a versatile stabilizer for camcorders like the Canon HV30. This is a great steadycam addition for anyone in need of DIY cinematography tricks, because real steadycams can be costly.
Ndugu Chancler is known not only as a world-class drummer and percussionist, but also a producer, composer, clinician and teacher. In this installment from his video lesson series covering many of the most frequently asked questions from his clinic tours across the world, Ndugu will demonstrate how to play the Ndugu cross stick, a rimshot played on drum with a unique, versatile sound.
This is a video tutorial from Needle 'n Thread for the herringbone stitch, another versatile and easy embroidery stitch for beginners, and used often by all levels of embroiderers.
Learn how to do a note-strum with Charles Sedlak, picking a note and then strumming. This style is popular in country music and allows for a versatile twang. Soon, you'll be strumming those strings in front of a large crowd, or just a little one, or maybe just your mother. Good luck.
Yogurt has a variety of uses, some of which you may be unfamiliar with. For just $60 a cup you can whip up a (rather tasty) yogurt mask that combats acne as well as acne scarring. Yogurt contains lactic acid, which dissolves the top layer of skin to remove dead debris.
Plain hoodies are among the most versatile pieces of clothing you can own. But while they're comfortable and chic, plain hoodies can also look a little dull, especially if all you're wearing is sweats or blue jeans with them.
Christmas may not be until a few months from now, but it's never too early to start crafting for the holidays! If you're excited about the holiday season and can't wait to begin crafting gifts and cards for your loved ones, check out this video to learn how to make an accordian folded Christmas paper flower.