Hot Breadmaking How-Tos

How To: Make seasoned bread crumbs

If you have seasoned bread and a food processor, you too can make seasoned bread crumbs. It isn't necessarily a very tricky thing to figure out. That didn't stop chef Josh Allen from making this simple and easy-to-follow culinary guide, however. For more information, and to get started making your own seasoned bread crumbs (perfect for omelets or chicken breasts), watch this free video cooking lesson.

How To: Spruce up frozen store-bought bread with Betty

We all love homemade bread but sometimes there just is not enough time to start one from scratch. In this clip, Betty will show you how to turn that frozen store bought dough into something just as yummy as home baked with a few simple steps. Follow along and serve delicious bread with your next meal, straight out of the oven. Yum!

How To: Make garlic and cheese biscuits with Paula Deen

Now that Halloween has come and gone, it's officially the holiday season: In less than two months we'll faceroll our way through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's. And as we all know, the holiday season is also the season of gluttony. While we advise you to limit your portion sizes and only have one serving of your favorite dishes this holiday season, we definitely don't think you should avoid good food.

How To: Make crispy popovers with a custard filling

If you haven't tried popovers then you haven't experienced an experience that's equivalent to having fireworks lighting up in your mouth. With the fluffiest crust ever that resembles a muffin top and a hollow center just big enough to fill with custard or chocolate, it combines doughy goodness with creamy sweetness in the center.

How To: Make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade valentine's hot chocolate stones. First, take 8 oz of a good dark chocolate and chop it up. Place this in a bowl, then add in 1/8 tsp of chipotle peppers. Also add in a pinch of salt, then add in 1/2 c of heavy cream to a skillet and bring to a boil. After it boils, pour it over the chocolate and let it sit for around 3 minutes. Then, give it a stir until it's completely smooth and beautiful. Pour this onto plastic wrap, then roll into a log sha...

How To: Make quick homemade bread crumbs

This video shows the viewer how to make homemade breadcrumbs. The method used is relatively simple and the only equipment used is a blender and container. The bread that is used can be stale, toasted; essentially as long as the bread is not moldy it can be used. In the video baguette ends are used. These ends are placed in an open container and allowed to air dry for up to a week. It is suggested that you cut the pieces of bread into relatively small chunks before allowing them to harden. The...

How To: Make pumpkin seed flatbread with feta and sweet onions

Pumpkin seed flatbread with feta and sweet onion is like pizza, only better (and is probably healthier)! No, it IS healthier. Cut up your onion and cook it on medium heat. Yum, yum pumpkin seed flatbread tastes good. Have you ever read the book Squashed? Maybe you should, if you like pumpkins. If you like feta and sweet onions, I'm not sure what you should read.

How To: Braid puff pastry

The flaky, buttery qualities of puff pastry make it ideal for strudel. Look for it in the freezer aisle of the grocery store. Watch this video to learn how to braid puff pastry to make delicious strudel.

How To: Make traditional Maori fried bread

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Maori fried bread. First, pour in some flour with lemon flavored kelp that has been crushed into a small consistency. Then, mix in some salt and baking soda. Then, add in the yeast and pour in some warm water. Knead this inside the bowl, then put aside and let sit for 30 minutes. When it's finished sitting, heat up canola oil in a large pan and cut the bread up into small pieces. Gently put the bread in the oil and let it fry until it's golden brown. Whe...

How To: Bake tasty banana bread with a perfectly textured batter

Bananas are a hard sell sometimes when it comes to the kitchen. If you're not eating it straight up, you might not be getting the full effect. That's why a lot of recipes fail when they include bananas, but not this one. This one's a keeper. A family recipe to be saved forever, to be made over and over again. No banana bread ever tasted this good!

How To: Bake pumpkin bread with Alton Brown

Alton Brown shares how to make this sweet pumpkin bread. Fall is a great time to bake this tasty bread since there is an abundance of pumpkins. This coking how-to video is part of Good Eats show hosted by Alton Brown. Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual interludes, simple preparations and unconventional discussions, he'll bring you food in its fi...

How To: Make Saj bread AKA Markouk

Saj bread, also called Markouk, is a type of flat bread common in the middle eastern countries. It is baked on a domed or convex metal griddle, known as Saj. Similar to the procedures for making other flat breads, the dough of Saj bread is flattened and kept very thin prior to cooking, resulting in a very slender depth to this bread.

How To: Bake paratha

Paratha are an Indian unleavened bread and an integral part of many Indian meals. Any subzi (vegetable) or curry dish can be fabulous when accompanied with fresh, hot parathas. Note: Chapatis are cooked without oil whereas Parathas are pan fried.

How To: Make fresh bagels with Julia Child

In this "Baking With Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make fresh bagels. Be careful to avoid developing a skin on the outside of the bagel. Yeast is a necessary ingredient in this homemade recipe. Make fresh bagels with Julia Child.

How To: Shape dough into a round loaf of bread

Need to know how to make a round-style loaf from bread dough? Then you need this quick guide from Apartment Therapy. With the proper technique, making your own round loaves of bread can be easy. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about a minute. For more information, and to get started making your own round loaves, take a look.

How To: Make to-die-for pancakes from scratch with Jenny Jones

Interested in making delicious homemade pancakes? With the right ingredients, proper technique, and this video from Jenny Jones, it's easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that the clip can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about four minutes. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own pancakes, watch this video guide.

How To: Make toast using a coat hanger & cans with Jenny Jones

Have you just moved into a new place and don't have a toaster yet? No problem! No need to abandon that breakfast staple. In this tutorial, Jenny Jones shows you how to make toast without a toaster! All you need is your bread, your stove, a coat hanger and two aluminum cans. This is perfect for camping, too! In Jenny's own words, "If you can make toast without a toaster, think what else you can do in life that seemed impossible!"

How To: Make a crusty and crispy French bread

With a stand mixer, making bread has never been easier. So, if in the past, you've shied away from making bread because of its complicated process, you don't need to worry anymore, especially with this crusty French bread. But don't be fooled by the crisply baked (but delicious) crust, the inside is so soft it will melt in your mouth. Check out this full video recipe for crusty French bread.

How To: Make quick and easy cornbread in your truck or car

To make quick and easy cornbread in a truck, the host only needs jiffy corn muffin mix, egg beaters instead of whole eggs, and a little bit of milk. The ingredients are combined in a bowl, then poured into a disposable baking tin. A Crockpot is used in place of a traditional oven for baking by removing the glass interior. Place the tin with the mix directly inside, and cover until baked fully. The host usually uses a small tin that will fit easily inside the Crockpot, but if only a larger one...

How To: Make fun bread animals with your kids

Teach your children how to bake the fun way! Start with some basic bread dough and the roll them out into fun animal shapes. The ingredients are: 1 packet of yeast, 2 cups warm water, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1/4 cup vegetable pil, 5 cups flour, 2 teaspoons salt and nonstick cooking spray. Make fun bread animals with your kids.

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