Whether you've just bought a brand new shiny surfboard, or your current wax job is a grimy, slick mess, here's how to get that perfect grip so you don't slip off.
During the dead of winter when it's 20 degrees below freezing and you can barely feel your own eyes you really don't care that much about the style and fit of your coat. You just want something warm, thick, and cuddly and you want it FAST.
There's a lot you can do with eggs, but usually cooks use them as ingredients for bigger and better recipes. But in this recipe, the egg takes all the glory! It's called Scotch eggs, and they traditionally consist of a hard-boiled egg, wrapped in sausage and coated with breadcrumbs. Then they're deep-fried and usually served cold.
Thinking it's time to deep condition your curly hair? Curls can lose their luster and texture if they lack moisture. Here's how to keep curly locks shiny and healthy with the rules of deep conditioning.
Chef Hubert Keller is known for his ingenuity in cooking, like when Frank Sinatra came into his restaurant and ordered something not on the menu — a pizza. Quickly, he had to come up with a great pizza recipe and this is what's come of it. Check out the recipe for this mouthwatering pizza from Chef Hubert Keller. You learn the whole process, from dough to sauce to baking.
Got an old fugly wool reindeer sweater that's collecting dust in your closet? Don't just toss the warm coat because it's not very stylish. Instead, check out this crafting tutorial to learn how to repurpose an old wool sweater into cute wool mittens.
The holidays are all about beautiful, jewel-tone colors and richness in all facets of dressing up, from sequined cashmere scarves to warm wool coats. The same richness should be appled to makeup looks.
We like to think that anytime is a good time for cupcakes. So if you're down with the wintertime blues and need something warm and toasty - not to mention addictively sweet - to cheer you up, check out this cake decorating video.
In this video, we learn how to make a caterpillar cake and bug cupcakes with Lee Hanson. You will need: 1 box Betty Crocker cake mix, any ingredients the box calls for, 8 drops of green food color, 1 1/2 container of Betty Crocker vanilla frosting, tray covered with foil, 5 candy-coated chocolate candies, 2 vanilla wafers, 2 small pretzel sticks and 24 gumdrops. First, heat your oven to 350 degrees and bake the cake. Let it cool for a few hours or until it's not warm at all. Then, cut the cak...
Sea otters are the largest members of the weasel family. When people started hunting sea otters for their fur, their population fell from roughly 225,000 to about 1,500, until the International Fur Seal Treaty took effect in 1911. Since the international ban on otter hunting, the population has rebounded back to roughly 107,000.
Sugar skulls, or "calaveras de azucar," are used to celebrate El dia de los Muertos, in honor of deceased friends and family. This video tutorial shows how to make sugar skulls with basic household ingredients. Once you've shaped the mixture into a skull shape, decorate and design with food coloring to suit your personal taste.
Watch this video to learn how to make no-knead bread. In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast into water. Stir in flour and salt (dough will be sticky). Cover with plastic wrap and let sit in warm place for a minimum of 8 hours at room temperature (approximately 70 degrees). Ten to twelve hours may be necessary, so letting it sit over night is a good idea, provided there aren't any dogs that will jump on the counter! The dough will be ready when the surface is covered with bubbles. Lightly flo...
Prepare the eggs by rinsing off the shell under running water to remove any loose dirt or germs. Crack the eggs into a plastic or glass bowl, drain the shells, and put the empties into the trash bin. Rinse your hands after handling the shells and raw egg yolk. Season the eggs with a mixture of lemon-pepper seasoning and salt. Add a teaspoon of water to the eggs.
Naan is the perfect accompaniment to lots of Indian meals, as well as stews and soups from all over the world. In this cooking tutorial, learn how to easily make this delicious Indian bread.
A new coat of paint can do wonders for a dull, drab room. But sometimes you want to go a step further. Applying a knockdown texture to the wallboard before painting can help deaden sound, hide any imperfections in the drywall and, more important, provide a warm and rustic feel to the room, similar to Spanish-style stucco. For more, or to get started on your own wall texturing project, watch this DIY video tutorial.
Chef Jason Hill is at the Mission Tortilla Factory in Anaheim, CA to show you how to make restaurant quality tortillas. Add butter at the end and you're good to go!
This penne pasta with fresh cherry tomato sauce recipe is a perfect way to use the incredibly sweet Sun Gold tomatoes. Of course they're great raw on salads, but why only enjoy this delicious cherry tomato cold? This simple penne pasta recipe may not have lots of fancy ingredients, but what it does have is a beautiful sunny gold color and lots of flavor!
There's a simple reason this tangy bread is famous – it's delicious! You Will Need
This video illustrate us how Create glittery style Vegas nails. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all remove any previous nail paint.Step 2: No apply a primer base for the nail paint to stay longer.Step 3: Now apply a coat of translucent pink or any lighter shade nail paint.Step 4: Now take a glittery nail paint in white translucent shade and apply it on the nail paint after the previous coat has dried up.Step 5: Now take glittery colored tattoo specially available for the nails a...
In this tutorial, we learn how to fry squash and zucchini. Start out by washing your vegetables, then cutting them into thin slices. After this, beat a couple of eggs in a bowl and then pour this mixture over your vegetables so that each piece is coated with it. Sprinkle in salt and pepper then keep mixing up the vegetables. Now, heat up a pan with grease and olive oil until it's hot. Now, dip your vegetables into a flour bath and set them in the grease. Fry them for a few minutes until they ...
In order to glaze a lamp base, you will need the following: glaze, warm water, a sponge, copper carbonate, paintbrush, and sticks.
If things are getting a bit stuffy at your desk, don’t fret. A cool breeze is just a USB slot away. Watch this video to learn how to make a USB fan.
Puris are such a treat to the eyes and to the taste buds. The sight of a well puffed up puri excites everyone (not just kids). Some great combinations are ‘Aloo-Puri’, Chole-Puri’ or ‘Halwa-Puri’. It is made on special occasions from religious functions to weddings to birthdays. Enjoy this awesome South Asian unleavend bread that will take your breath away! Watch this how-to video to learn how it is prepared.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a traditional Southern apple pie with Granny Smith apples from scratch! Betty will show you a favorite recipe that she has used for over 40 years and never disappoints. Enjoy this delicious American favorite any time by following this clip from Betty.
There are two kinds of people standing in the international section of the grocery store: the kind who love Pocky and the kind who don't yet know that they love Pocky because they've never had it.
Nothing about living in a snowy climate is easy, but life with a snowy, frozen car doesn't have to be the worst part of your day. With a few clever hacks and some anti-weather tactics, you can fight off frozen windshields, icy locks, and even stubborn car doors, while keeping your car running smooth all winter. 1. Deice Your Car Locks in Seconds
In my opinion, biscuits made from scratch (American biscuits, that is, not the British kind) are just flat out amazing, but I'm typically too lazy to actually make them. That's why I always have a can/tube of refrigerated biscuits on hand. They're not only good for quick biscuits and gravy or as a simple side of bread, they can be used for so much more—sweet or savory!
Cast iron skillets are the original non-stick "Teflon" coating. An iron skillet seasoned properly will keep food from sticking, and its is great for browning and easy to care for. And good cast iron cookware will last a life time. Cast iron skillets have been handed down from generation to generation. Rita's favorite cast iron skillet was handed down from her mother and is at least 100 years old.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make apple cider flat bread. Start this recipe in the morning by combining 1.5 c apple cider that has been warmed up. Now, add in yeast to the apple cider and stir it up, then set aside. Now, add 3 c flour, salt, and 1 tbsp sugar then mix together. Now, combine 1 inch of melted butter with the apple cider mixture and then combine this with the flour mixture. Stir the mixture together for one minute, then set aside. When you come back, your dough should have r...
Making a scrapbook with glimmer mist, allows you to create interesting effects for scrapbooking. Shake the glimmer mist properly. Instead of shaking it up and down, shake it horizontally in circles. If you shake it up and down, it forces bubbles into the mist, which is the cause of splattering. You'll see a tornado inside, if you are shaking it properly.
This video explains how to handle and take care of a horse. Always approach a horse quietly so that you don‚Äôt startle him. Talk to him and pet his neck. Horses are social animals and react well to being spoken to in soft soothing tones.
Ronnie from Hollywood makeup secrets shows older women (Specifically 60 years and up) how to apply makeup and look young. She starts off with the tip that woman need to moisturize the face before applying foundation. She uses a liquid foundation that is used to moisturize and smooth out wrinkles in the face. The foundation is also applied to the eyelids to smooth out the veins on the eyelids. She then applies concealer that was warmed on her hand to the inner corner under the eyes. After appl...
Preheat oven to 425. Place butter in 9 x 13 baking dish and place in oven as it preheats. Place chicken pieces in zip top bag. Add flour and shake to coat. When oven is warm, remove pan from oven and place the floured chicken in pan with the melted butter. Return to oven and cook for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken and continue cooking for 20 min. While the chicken bakes, chop onion. Saute' onion in a small skillet with a little olive oil. Chop mushrooms and add them to the onion. Saute' until t...
Set the packaged roast on the kitchen counter. Let the roast warm to room temperature for an hour or more. This helps it to cook evenly.
This tutorial shows you how to make almond-crusted salmon with strawberry sauce. This colorful and creative almond-crusted salmon with strawberry sauce recipe was adapted from one made by Chef Alex Araizaga at the Historic Santa Maria Inn in Santa Maria, CA. Strawberries are the major crop in that area of California, and here they are wonderful used in a savory salmon dish.
You don't need to trek to your favorite trattoria to enjoy these – whip up a batch at home! Learn how to make mozzarella sticks from scratch at home with this Howcast guide.
Here is a fragrant and satisfying biryani recipe for an easy vegetarian main course or side dish. Watch this how-to video to learn how to make a delicious rice and vegetable dish.
Cast iron is one of the best surfaces to cook on, but taking care of it is a whole 'nother story. It's not as simple as just washing it in soapy water like all of your other pans, and everyone has different ideas about how it should be done. It seems intimidating at first, but once you learn the basics, you'll be making the best steaks, homemade pizza, and fried chicken of your life.
There are some really talented graffiti artists out there. Some of them are good enough that businesses hire them to paint advertisements, rather than hiring someone to scrub their work off the side of the building.
Winter—or any cold, gray day, for that matter—is the best time for a warm cup of something hot. For me, hot chocolate is my "warm cup" of choice: rich and milky, deliciously sweet, and oh-so-comforting. On super-cold days when I can't feel my face, a nice, large cup of hot chocolate warms my tummy and cheers me up. (And lucky for me, it's pretty healthy for me too!)