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How To: Make a Mc Donald's McFlurry at home

Addicted to the soft serve ice cream shakes sold at McDonalds? This how to video tutorial will teach you how to make an exact replica of the McFlurrys you buy at McDonalds in under 5 minutes. Watch and learn how simple it is to mix up. Use Oreo cookies and M&Ms or mix in your favorite candy into the McFlurry.

How To: Use salt to make milk stay fresh for longer

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.

How To: Set Up a Coffee Station at Your Buffet

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.

How To: Make a matcha green tea cappuccino

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.

How To: Program your DirecTV remote to work with your XBox

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...

How To: Make a café au lait coffee drink with espresso and steamed milk

Want to brew a café au lait 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.

How To: Make Italian fruit punch

Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to make a delicious festive Italian Fruit Punch. Mix together two cups of chilled orange juice, two cups of chilled sparkling water, a quarter cup of limoncello lemon liqueur and a half cup of maraschino liqueur. Mix together well. Carefully pour into martini glasses. Garnish each drink with one or two sticks of licorice, perfect for a Halloween celebration. Follow these easy steps to create a deliciously festive Italian fruit punch for your next get-together.

How To: Make traditional Turkish coffee

In this video the Los Angeles Times test kitchen will show you how to make robust and sweet Turkish coffee. People take their coffee seriously and if you would like to do this coffee justice then follow the directions to really get the Turkish coffee experience.

How To: Make a Caffè Americano coffee drink with hot water and espresso

Want to make a Caffè Americano 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.

How To: Make homemade frozen lemonade

Every kid has had a lemonade stand. It's a child's first glimpse at responsibility and making a living, but the lemonade in this video isn't your typical lemonade stand variety. This is more like a slushy than a drink. This is a great summertime treat your guests will love, but remind them to drink it slowly to avoid that inevitable “cold headache.” John Verlinden of Mucho Gusto shares a favorite pitcher-style drink with plenty to go around. Fresh-squeezed lemon juice is the star with just a ...

How To: Make mint tea with home dried mint

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.

How To: Blend a Thai iced tea smoothie

The Thai iced tea smoothie is a the colder cousin of the Thai iced tea. Watch this HowTo video to learn how to make a Thai tea smoothie in about a minute at home. It tastes delicious on a hot summer day. All you need for this recipe is Curry Simple Thai Tea Syrup Concentrate (or your own mixture of teas), ice and half and half.

How To: Make the Victorian cocktail

In this tutorial, we learn how to make the Victorian cocktail. To start, you will first need a martini glass, mandarin-infused vodka, St. Germain, and bitter juice. Pour an ounce of each of these into the shaker with some cubed ice. Then, use a spoon to mix this together instead of shaking it. Do this until the sorbet comes out of it and then strain it into the martini glass. From here, add a bit of food coloring to the glass in the middle. From here, garnish with a blood orange peel and you ...

How To: Brew coffee with a French press

In this video from sethd85 we learn how to brew coffee with a French press. For this you need coffee beans, a French press, something boil water in, and water (filtered preferred), and a coffee grinder. First boil water. Now use 2 tablespoons of coffee beans and grind them up in a grinder. You want the coffee to be very coarse. Now pour in the ground coffee into the French Press. You want a bit of a gap between the plunger and the coffee grounds. Once the water is boiled, pour the water into ...

How To: Brew Russian Kombucha

In this instructional video, Tim brews up 5 gallons of Kombucha - a fermented tea drink from Russia with healing properties, with a slight alcohol content, and a most original flavor. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to brew traditional Russian kombucha.

How To: Make a non-alcoholic piña colada

Trying to stay away from alcohol but miss the fruity coconut-y sensation of a piña colada? Don't sweat. There are dozens of ways to make your favorite alocholic drinks, non-alcoholic. In this video, learn how to make a delicious non-alcoholic piña colada!

How To: Make boba style drinks

In this video Lolicup Inc. show us how to make Boba. The ingredients include : 10 Cups of water, half cup of honey, half cup of dark brown sugar and 2 cups of Boba. Utensils required are a drainer, a large pot, a bowl for the sugar water and a timer, which is very important. The listed ingredients will be able to serve 10 people. Boba has a variety of names such as Tapioca Balls, Black Pearls and many others. The first step is to add the water to the pot and wait until it boils. The second st...

How To: Make Vietnamese coffee in a French press

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!