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How To: Make a creamy chocolate oatmeal non-dairy milkshake

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a creamy chocolate oatmeal non-dairy milkshake. This shake has low fat, low calories and contains cholesterol. The ingredients are inexpensive. The ingredients required for this shake are: oatmeal, cocoa, banana and soy milk. Add all the ingredients into a blender and add 5-6 ice cubes. Then turn on the blender and blend it until the mixture is creamy and smooth. Users are also able to add in their own ingredients or substitute some of the ing...

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 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!

How To: Make distilled water on the stove

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make distilled water. Begin by pouring some water into a kettle pot and heat it at medium temperature. Then make a hole in the side of a plastic cup and insert a tube into the hole. Now cover the top of the cup with plastic wrap and insert the tube from the cup to the kettle pot spout. Seal the gaps in the spout with some paper towels. Leave the cup for several minutes to steam. Then take off the plastic wrap and wait 10-15 minutes for the water. T...

How To: Make rose water champagne cocktail

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...

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: Make a great chai latte

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 ...

How To: Make iced coffee in a blender

Summer is coming and an iced coffee would taste really good when that temperature is sizzling! To make a good iced coffee you will need:1. electric mixer2. ice3. milk4. caramel5. chocolate syrup6. brewed coffee

How To: Make a cappuccino without an espresso machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cappuccino at home without using a cappuccino maker. First, use your french press to make coffee, using whichever coffee you prefer. Next, pour the hot coffee into a glass and warm up skim milk in a sauce pan. Then, pour the milk into the french press and aerate the warm milk, which will thicken it. When finished, pour the warm milk into the coffee. Now all you have to do is stir the coffee and milk together and you've got a delicious cappuccino! Add a...

How To: Make Arabic coffee

To make Arabic coffee, first grind Arabic spices with a mortar and a pestle. Next, add the spices and the coffee to a single serving sized can. Pour water into the can and add a bit of granulated sugar. Stir the coffee, the spices, the sugar and the water together. Place the can over a flame and heat the coffee until it almost boils over. Spoon the foamy coffee mixture into a cup. Once the foam is gone from the coffee can, heat the remaining coffee again until it almost boils over. Pour the p...

How To: Gather and make tea from Stinging Nettles

Would you ever consider willing spending an idyllic day in the countryside harvesting... Stinging Nettles? And, having done so, make those bothersome plants into tea or even wine? If yes, than Rick van Man of Container Gardening For Food is here to help. He explains here in great detail how to gather the nettles safely and efficiently, then how to dry them and make them into tea leaves. He assures us that it is tasty and nutritious, but the disclaimer at the beginning of the video is worrisom...

How To: Make strawberry flavored milk

In this tutorial, Michael Crupain shows us how to make strawberry flavored milk. To do this, take 200 grams sugar and put it into a large mixing bowl with 180 grams of elder flower sugar. Also add 65 grams of yogurt and whisk together until everything is well combined. Now, you can whisk in 665g of fresh strawberry puree and 1 quart of milk. Now, you can pour the milk into a pitcher and place it into a fridge until it's chilled. When you're ready, you can serve as you like and enjoy as you pl...

How To: Make cinnamon ginger tea

In this video, we learn how to make homemade cinnamon ginger tea. You will need cinnamon, ginger root, a cutting board, knife, potato peeler, saucepan, water and pitcher. First, heat saucepan up and boil water (a water bottle full). Next, throw in your cinnamon stick. Leave this simmering and then grab your ginger root and potato peeler. Peel your ginger root and slice it into thin slices (like an onion). Once your water and cinnamon is boiling, add in your ginger slices and let it boil until...

How To: Make a flat white cafe latte

This Food video tutorial shows how to make a flat white café latte. Take some freshly ground coffee powder and tap it, put it on the extractor. Take the milk in a jar, first work on the top of the milk with the tip of the wand and after that put the wand into the milk to get it up to the right temperature and also get a nice froth. The temperature should be about 60 to 65 degrees Celsius. You can check it with a thermometer. Take the coffee extract in a coffee mug, tap the milk jar slightly, ...

How To: Brew loose leaf tea

All tea comes from the same plant; however, the way the tea leaves are prepared are very different. Learn about green, white, Oolong, and black tea in this free video series about making the perfect cup of loose leaf tea.

How To: Make buttermilk from regular milk

This video tells us the method to make buttermilk from raw milk. This procedure has many steps. We start by taking the raw milk in the first step. This should be carefully measured. Take a pound of milk for our purpose. Purchase a regular buttermilk from the grocery store. In the next step, take about a teaspoon of buttermilk bought from the grocery store and add it to the raw milk kept in the jar. Mix the added buttermilk and the raw sugar thoroughly. Leave the mixture overnight to sit. This...

How To: Make your own buttermilk with regular milk

Buttermilk has more applications than making pancakes. You can make pudding, biscuits, and much more with buttermilk. But it's not something people tend to have sitting in the fridge. If you need buttermilk in a pinch, all you need is regular milk, vinegar, and lemon juice! This quick video will show you to make your own buttermilk.

How To: Make chai tea at home

In this video, we learn how to make homemade Chai Tea. You will need a sauce pan, cloves of cardamom, 2/3 cup of milk, 1/3 cup of water and a chai tea bag. First, put your water and milk into the saucepan and bring it to a boil. Next, put in your tea bag and 3-4 cloves of cardamom while the mixture is still coming to a boil. Once this has come to a boil, grab a strainer and pour your mixture into your tea cup through the strainer. This will create your very own homemade chai tea!

How To: Prepare refreshing "spa-like" drinks with Brooke Burke

When entertaining, it's great to have fun, colorful ideas to make drinks feel special. By adding a simple slice of fruit or vegetable to a glass of water can impress your friends and make you feel like you're at the spa. It is very important to drink water, and flavoring it with lemon makes it easier if you're not a water drinker. The host cuts slices of lemon and lays them on top of the water or the side of the glass to garnish, and squeezes the rest of the juice into the water. It can be ma...

How To: Make fresh & raw pomegranate & orange juice

This video talks about juices and how you can make one without a juicer. Juices are a great way of getting vitamins and antioxidants. In order to make this juice, you should have a citrus press. You will also need five of six fresh oranges and one large pomegranate. Slice the oranges in half and put each half through the citrus press. Next, slice the pomegranate in half and put that through the citrus press. Mix the solution together and pour into a glass. If you find that the drink is to swe...

How To: Make a strawberry bellini

Yummy! In this tutorial, learn how to make a strawberry bellini. Strawberry belinis are a nice twist on a classic glass of champagne. Bellinis are deliciously sweet and can be enjoyed on any occasion - even brunch! So, check out this tutorial by mixologist Miguel Aranda from the Food Network, and pretty soon you will serving your party guests with the tastiest cocktail around.

How To: Grow and make a wheatgrass shot

Wheatgrass is considered to contain many healthy nutrients for the body, but one thing that people can't get away from is the smell and taste. It's not the best tasting thing in the world, but if it's good for your body, then why wouldn't you try it out?

How To: Make a latte with US barista champ Heather Perry

This is a video showing how to make a perfect latte at home. First the coffee is ground and then she pours some milk. The presenter says that 1/3 of the daily requirement of milk can be found in a latte. Once the coffee is ground it is brewed. She uses a lot of coffee so that it is richer. While the espresso is being made, the milk is steamed. The espresso should drip out like honey. The steamed milk is then poured over the coffee.