Most people need their morning pick-me-up to get the day started right. There's a Starbucks on every corner and caffeine "shots" are sold in convenience stores everywhere. Even Mountain Dew is getting in on the action with its new KickStart "breakfast" drink (whatever that means). With a whopping 5% real fruit juice!
Casein is a protein that is found in milk. Groups of casein normally float around in milk without bonding. These groupings have a negative charge. The acidity of the Red Bull causes the negative charges on the casein groupings to become neutralized. Instead of pushing each other apart, the casein starts to clump together causing the milk to curdle and form solid matter.
In this video, a man shows us a Do-it-yourself method of distilling water. You will need heat resistant containers, tubing, and a rubber washer. You need to run the tubing through the rubber washer, and place that on top of the heat resistant beaker. Then, you use a container (any will do, as long as it's bigger than the beaker) and cut 2 holes for the rubber tube to tunnel through the container. Next, you add ice water to the now tunneled container, and run the tubing to the last container t...
Moringa oleifera is one of the most rich sources of nutrients and vitamins that our body needs. It is rich in calcium, potassium, beta-carotene, Vitamin C, and iron. Moringa can be prepared as a vegetable or included in soups, but mostly just the leaves and fruits are used. Others prefer to drink it as tea.
If you want to start the party out right, you have to impress the crowd with your awesome bartending skills. While lighting cocktails on fire is a nice way to warm up the crowd, it's been done by thousands of bartenders across the globe. Plus, if you're not careful, you could end up like this guy:
Sanjay Thumma teaches the secret of making north and south Indian buttermilk from curd. For the south Indian type finely chop down some green chilies, curry leaves, coriander and a crushed piece of ginger. Use some roasted cumin and roll it down to powder it as shown. Blend a cup of curd with 2 cups of water and add a pinch of salt to it. Finally add all other ingredients to the buttermilk to complete it in south Indian style. Now for the north Indian style add some cumin powder and chaat mas...
How many of us actually drink enough water? It's one of the easiest ways to improve your health, but most people don't get nearly as much as they should. We've grown so accustomed to soda, coffee, and sugary juices that water just seems bland by comparison. That's why drinks like VitaminWater are so popular. They're marketed as being just like water, but better tasting and with even more vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, and antioxidants. Who wouldn't want all the benefits of drinking water a...
Place your coffee beans in a metal plate over a heating source. Push the beans around with a utensil. Push them continuously so they do not burn. After a while, they should begin to change color from hay yellow to a more blackish color. Once the coffee beans are mostly black (a few dark brown are ok) grind your beans into a powder. Separately boil some water in a kettle. After the water begins to boil, add desired amount of sugar and coffee powder. The more coffee you use the stronger it will...
This video shows us how to make distilled water for your carnivorous plants, such as a Venus Fly Trap.
Save your soda from going flat. The last drink will be as good as the first, even with 2 or 3 liter drinks!
Latte art is a fun, creative way to spice up your average cup of joe. Watch this video to practice your latte art with steamed soapy water. First, pour a drop of dish soap into a latte making cup. then using the espresso machine fill it with hot water. Use the espresso machine to help steam and mix the soap, as if it were a latte. It will turn into a white, frothy substance. Then pour the soapy water into a coffee mug. Use the latte cup's guide to make sure you pour at the right angle. Watch ...
This tea recipe is great for those of you who enjoy green tea and cappuccino. Watch this HowTo video as our Japanese host demonstrates how to make a matcha cappuccino using a matcha tea mixture. This beverage recipe is a great combination of green tea and coffee.
No coffeehouse or cappuccino maker in sight? Whip up a tasty instant version with a little ingenuity and some common ingredients. You will need:
Mixologist Miguel Aranda wants to share his very simple recipe for Rose Water Champagne Cocktail in this video. He goes through each stage of the recipe including adding real rose petals to add more flavor and color to the Champagne Cocktail. You can use sparkling wine in place of the champagne if that is your preference and all of the ingredients are listed at the end of the video. By following these easy instructions you will have a great Rose Water Champagne Cocktail any time you need to a...
Check out this video to learn how to make and drink jasmine green tea with flowers. Use one and a half teaspoon of tea leafs for your jasmine tea.
Want to brew a caffè (or cafe) breve like a champion barista? This clip will show you how it's done. There are few skills as sure to win you friends as being able to make a really excellent cup of coffee. And all it takes to make a really great cup of coffee is knowledge of the proper technique, knowledge that can be won by watching free video coffee making lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started making this coffee drink yourself, watch this video guide.
This video tutorial is going to show you how to make a great chai latte. Take four ounces of cold milk. Foam it up with a whisk. The volume more than doubles. It becomes ten ounces. Now put it in the microwave for about 30 seconds. You will know when it is done when it begins to expand even further. Remove it from the microwave, add one table spoon of sugar and stir it. Pour the milk into a slightly larger size mug. Get the tea ready and decant it into the mug. After the tea or chai is added ...
Check out this video to learn all you need to make fruit tea to go with your homemade rhubarb jam, including: 1 teaspoon of fruit, boiling hot water, hibiscus, apple, rosehip, raspberry, strawberry and cherry pieces.
In this video from jinip23 we learn how to make pomegranate juice at home. She takes 3 pomegranates and peels them and removes the seeds. You can use the inside peel as a cold remedy. Now take all of the seeds and put in a blender. Add a bit of water into the blender. Then add some sugar to it as well. Add as needed. Now blend it in the blender. You might need to blend a bit more. Blend until it is smooth. Then sieve the seeds away if you prefer the juice without the seeds in it. Once those s...
Enjoy hot chocolate during the stifling summer months by putting it on ice. To make iced hot chocolate, you will need:
Do you love ginger ale? If so then try making your own ginger ale at home. Its a great and simple recipe. You can try it with or without the the lemon juice.
In this video, we learn how to make a papaya smoothie. You will need to first take a fresh papaya and cut it into small cubes. After this, grab a can of evaporated milk, regular milk, dark brown sugar, and vanilla and add into the blender. Add in cubes of the papaya, then blend this on high until the mixture is completely blended. You can add in ice cream or ice if you want this to be thicker. When this is finished, you will have a delicious drink that you can spice up with alcohol if you wan...
These Healthy-Organic strawberry smoothies will take less then 5 minutes and will bring protein to your breakfast.
Luci Lock demonstrates a unique way to use raw kefir with fresh fruit juices. Start your day off with this energizing cranberry and kefir recipe.
While it's easy to make fun of water with "electrolytes," there's actually some science behind it. Despite the name, electrolyte-enhanced water isn't all that high-tech, it mostly means that it's been infused with vitamins and minerals such as potassium and sodium, which are very helpful in preventing dehydration. Unfortunately, electrolyte water isn't especially cheap, and compared to the tap, it's downright expensive. Luckily, there's a few recipes out there that can help you mix your own e...
To program your DirecTV remote for your XBox you will need to find your programming codes. Press menu on your remote and scroll down to parental fav's and setups, then system setup, select remote control, and program remote. You can use either AV1 or AV2 both should work. Then you will choose DVD, and then select the brand for your 360 and your program codes will come up. Put your TV in AVI mode and press your menu and select button at the same time. The lights at the top of the remote should...
Ingredients: 2-3 cups sago
When having a large dinner party or family gathering, having a coffee station set up saves the Host/hostess a lot of busy work. Guests like getting their own beverages rather than having to ask for one, and the coffee station is the key solution. Plus, one can serve several kinds of coffee and even tea at the same station.
Love espresso but don't feel like giving your arm and leg to Starbucks? Well, your prayers have been answered! This great video details the steps needed to make an amazing Cafe' Cortado. I can see it now, you're salivating, and your wallet is thanking you too!
Milk has a notoriously short shelf life, but you need it for so many things! How can you make sure that it stay fresh for as long as you need it to? Well, you can only buy as much milk as you need as you need it, or you can do like they do in this video and put salt in it, which will make it last longer.
Fill half a cup with water or slightly more than half a cup since some water will evaporate on boiling. Pour this water in a steel vessel.
Learn how to make the world's best instant iced tea using the 3-4-5 method. Just in time for summer, but great all year around. Enjoy this refreshing iced tea recipe that ready in three minutes.
Want to brew a caffè (or cafe) mocha like a champion barista? This clip will show you how it's done. There are few skills as sure to win you friends as being able to make a really excellent cup of coffee. And all it takes to make a really great cup of coffee is knowledge of the proper technique, knowledge that can be won by watching free video coffee making lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started making this coffee drink yourself, watch this video guide.
Yes--- they're really producing a documentary on making chocolate milk. This is very simple, but the home brew commentary is the allure. Really, we just like the girl giggling.
In order to prepare a pomegranate banana fruit smoothie, you will need the following ingredients: bananas, pomegranates, water, ice cubes, limes, and apple.
Coffee helps make the world go round. Well not exactly, but it does help add a bit of energy to those who are finding an eight hour work day to be a tad bit overwhelming. Out of all the different types of coffee out there, this particular video will focus on Vietnamese coffee. It will show you how to make it by using a French press. Enjoy!
In this cooking how-to video, Tracy prepares some sorrel. Sorrel is a traditional Jamaican Christmas drink. Follow along with this video cooking lesson to learn how this drink is prepared
Want to make a chai latte like a champion barista? There are few skills as sure to win you friends as being able to make a really excellent cup of coffee. And all it takes to make a really great cup of coffee is knowledge of the proper technique, knowledge that can be won by watching free video coffee making lessons like this one. For more information, and to get started making this coffee drink yourself, watch this video guide.
Apple chai-der is a delicious blend of the two most delicious fall beverages, apple cider and chai tea. The drink starts off with regular apple cider, then kicks things up a notch with warm spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove.
Making a hot tea on a cool day is one of the best things you can do in life. Learn how you can make a delicious mint tea in this cooking how-to video. Watch as Elina Wells goes through the process of taking homed ried leaves from her garden to make mint tea.