Hot Breadmaking How-Tos

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 Irish soda bread with Julia Child

In this "Baking with Julia" episode, Julia Child demonstrates how to make Irish soda bread. It is a quick bread with four ingredients: flour, salt, baking soda and buttermilk. Must bake the bread immediately after mixing buttermilk with baking soda. Make Irish soda bread with Julia Child.

How To: Make Navajo fry bread

There are many different ways to cook fry bread. This is how Kathryn Little learned how to do it from living on a Navajo reservation for 30 years. You will need flour, baking powder, salt, milk, water, and Crisco. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make tortilla-style Navajo fry bread.

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: 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: Knead bread dough by hand

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to knead bread dough by hand. Kneading is the key to creating a perfect dough. This allows the dough to stretch and rise as the yeast grows. Kneading determines how your bread will turn out. If you have a mixer with a dough hook, use it for kneading. But, it more traditional to knead the dough by hand. To start, put some flour on your hand and sprinkle a little on the kneading surface to prevent the dough from sticking. Next, pat the dough in to ...

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: 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: Bake rice cooker bread

Great recipe - it really works. From Yakitate Japan, a really good anime series. Baking bread usually means turning on the oven, heating up the kitchen and making a minor mess. Bake bread on the counter or stove, by baking it in a rice cooker. It's clean & easy to clean up. No oven either!

How To: Make cheddar cheese drop biscuits in a skillet

Secret Ingredient host Scott Herbert prepares cheddar cheese biscuits using a non-food secret ingredient: a cast iron skillet. Learn why cast iron skillets have been an essential kitchen tool for hundreds of years and why they can be a healthy choice for your kitchen too. Follow along and see how easy these cheddar cheese drop biscuits are to make.

How To: Make yummy french toast

France is always the butt of jokes. In movies, music, and sometimes in video games people tend to think the Frech, stink. But people need to realize that France has offered a lot of great things. Democracy, french fries, and yes the french kiss. In this tutorial, here's another great thing: French toast. Find out how to make yummy French toast in this helpful tutorial.

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 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 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 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: Make Filipino pandesal bread

Take bread flour add little sugar salt and baking powder to it. In another bowl take fresh milk add yeast and sugar mix it thoroughly and leave it aside for 10-15 minutes. Mix the dough. to this add egg, melted butter and cooking oil to it and leave it for 10 minutes. To this add the mixture of yeast and milk which was already prepared. Knead the mixture well and by covering the bowl with a cloth leave it aside for an hour. Now on a flat surface put some dry flour and knead it properly. Now m...

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: Make soul food style corn bread

Two famous restaurants in New York for soul food style corn bread. Mo-Bay with chef Patrick Simpson and Amy Ruth's with chef and owner Carl Redding. Mo-Bay's signature corn muffin is used as an appetizer or dessert. The secret is the coconut and pineapple sauce. Amy Ruth's corn bread is more traditional. It is not as sweet as is eaten with the meal as a bread dish.

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