Archives for August 2010

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How To Make Skittles Vodka

If you need new reasons to enjoy your libations, then you should learn how to make Skittles vodka. This colorful concoction is deliciously sweet, yet almost pure vodka. It is easy to throw together and makes a great party favor. To make Skittles vodka, you will need: A half pint bottle of decent vodka 80 Skittles (all the same color) Strainer with handle Coffee filter …

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How To Cook Asparagus On The Grill

Learn how to cook asparagus on the grill and balance out that meat with some greens. To cook asparagus on the grill you need to buy thin asparagus. If the asparagus is thick, it will burn on the outside before it is done.  Be careful not over cook the asparagus. Asparagus is bought in a bunch at the store and you will need 1 to 1 1/2 pounds for four servings. A bunch of asparagus will contain …

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How To Clean Beer Lines

Having beer on tap in your own home bar means learning how to clean your beer lines. Cleaning out the beer lines is important because of the bacteria that can grow and feed off the yeast in the beer. Clean beer lines also ensures that the beer coming out of your tap is the best tasting it can be. Here are the steps you will need to take in order to make sure your beer lines are clean and clear. …

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How To Make Wine Glass Charms

Learn how to make wine glass charms to add unique decorations to your wine glasses. Your guests will be able to identify their drinks by adding the wine glass charms to the stem of their wine glasses. When guests arrive at your party, offering a selection of wine glass charms for them to choose from starts the party with fun. Wine glass charms can be classic or whimsical depending on what you use …

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Deep Fried Beer and Frozen Beer

Oh, how we love beer. We’ve shown you as much quite a bit over the time we’ve been sharing. We’ve traveled to Tokyo, we’ve journeyed to the icy North Atlantic. Things have been pretty real. But, we’ve never seen anything exactly like these two ingenious ways to take in some brew: fried beer and frozen beercicles.  The first, fried be …

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How To Grill Chicken Wings

Learning how to grill chicken wings doesn't have to be difficult. Chicken wings are the perfect finger food for any picnic or outdoor event. With these simple steps, your outdoor event will have the best tasting chicken wings around. Ingredients: Bottle of marinade Half a can of beer Bottle of barbecue sauce Three to four pounds of chicken wings Water …

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How To Build A Beer Bong

If you want to throw a party that they'll be talking about for years, you'll want to know how to build a beer bong.  A beer bong is generally considered by hard core party animals to be the fastest way to chug a beer.  It's use is elementary - the end of a tube goes in the mouth of the beer drinker, while beer is poured into a funnel at the other end.  The force of gravi …

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How To Start A Wine Club

When you learn how to start a wine club, you instantly have an excuse to get together with your friends. Its true that as people grow older, their social lives get a little less active, and they lose touch with the people who make them feel good about themselves. The good news is that you can do things to counteract this. When you do something like start a wine club, you do not necessarily need to …

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How To Start A Wine Bar

If you want to open an unstoppable business that will even flourish in this economy, you should consider learning how to start a wine bar. Wine bars are the classier older cousins of you average watering holes, and starting one with the right ideas in mind will definitely help you earn a few extra dollars in these tumultuous financial times. By learning how to start a wine bar, you'll do more …

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How To Use A Smoker Grill

Knowing how to use a smoker grill is challenging. It is almost like an art that you have to master. The flavor of the food is wonderful when you use a smoker grill, it makes all the hard work worth it. By following these guidelines you will be well on your way to using a smoker grill. Here is what you will need to use a smoker grill: presoaked wood chunks or chips charcoal …

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How To Open A Beer Bottle With Paper

If you're ever found without a bottle opener, it is still possible to open the bottle, but you will have to know how to open a beer bottle with paper. A bottle opener is really more about putting pressure on the cap at the right angle, so any small, solid object can be used in its place. A sheet of paper is an option that's typically easy to find and works well to open a bottle. Fi …

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5 Korean Street Food Recipes

If you love Korean street food but don’t want to go out to buy it all the time, you need Korean street food recipes so you can make them yourself at home! These foods are meant to be eaten standing up and on the run, so they feature finger food, food on sticks and food that can be wrapped up. Read on to master your own Korean street food recipes at home! Hoddeok. This is a fried yeas …

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How To Make Rhubarb Wine

Learning how to make rhubarb wine can save you money while allowing you to customize the wine to your taste. Rhubarb wine has long been loved for it's complex flavor, ease of preparation and ability to blend well with other fruits. It goes great with heavy meals and a homemade bottle of rhubarb wine makes for a memorable gift. This article will show you step by step how to create refreshing, r …

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Spreadable Cocktail Hour

In addition to sharing the same first, made-up name as Cherith Cutestory from “Arrested Development,” CHeRiTH VaLLeY is a family-owned and operated business running out of Fort Worth, Texas that makes artisanal, gourmet preserves. That’s not really anything unique. What is unique is that some of their preserves are just as appropriate for an after-work happy hour as you …

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How To Make Fruit Wine

Learning how to make fruit wine can be the start of a very fulfilling hobby. Not only does a good glass of homemade wine go great with a meal, it also makes for a memorable gift. Making your own wine is a fairly easy process. This article will show you step by step how to make fruit wine from start to finish. Drink up, and enjoy! To make fruit wine, you will need: 1/2 gallon of fruit j …

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Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe With Feta

If you want to beat the summer heat with some delicious recipes that require little to no cooking, this bow tie pasta salad recipe with Feta cheese is a fast and flavorful dish that is sure to please. Add this delicious recipe to your list of summer meals, and serve this pasta salad as a side dish for a barbeque, or as a stand alone meal with you family. The Greek flair of this dish was completely …

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How To Grill Halibut

One of the easiest things to learn is how to grill halibut. Halibut steaks are usually around an inch thick and take about ten minutes to cook on a grill. Halibut has a center bone that is surrounded by four sections of boneless meat making it easy to de-bone the grilled halibut before serving. Add a light garlic butter sauce for garnish and serve grilled halibut over a bed of your favorite rice o …

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How To Make Plum Wine

If you know how to make plum wine or "umeshu", chances are you are either Japanese or know someone who is. This popular drink is made in June when the ume plums are still on the tree. Plum wine is easy to make but since you can use vodka or Japanese shochu to help ferment the fruit, this drink packs a serious wallop. No wonder mom always looks so serene. To make plum wine, you will n …

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Buy Your Buddy A $1 Drink 1,000 Miles Away

Have you ever been closing down a bar in NY and thought, “man, I wish I could buy my boy a drink in L.A. right now, they’re just getting stared over there.”   Well with the new Bartab iPhone, android, and web app, you can. You just download the app, and you can start buying real drinks with real money to your friends.   All the have to do is show the web …

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How To Hold A Wine Glass Properly

Knowing how to hold a wine glass properly will not only help improve your image with the wine crowd, but can also help you enjoy your wine. While these rules can seem pretentious at first, most of them have their origin in plain common sense. There are a lot of etiquette rules attached to wine and wine glasses, but there are only a few basic things you need to know to appear polished and informed. …

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How To Grill Fish

If you’re up to the challenge, we’re going to show you how to grill fish. Yes, we said fish, not steak: white meat from the ocean, not from a cow, fish that sticks to the grill or falls into the barbecue pit as you attempt to grill the fillet. There’s a trick to cooking fish outdoors and we’ll share those techniques with you.   Types of fish to grill on the …

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How To Grill Hamburgers

Invite everyone over for a cookout but first learn how to grill hamburgers to perfection. Grilled hamburgers are a time honored American tradition and a national obsession, which are reasons enough to learn to grill hamburgers properly. What is more American than hamburgers grilled in a backyard and shared with friends and family? To grill hamburgers, you will need: Grill Steel b …

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How To Grill London Broil

Grilling makes food take better as you will discover when you learn how to grill London broil. London broil is a method of cooking cuts of meat that are less tender like chuck, top round or flank steak. Marinating, grilling and thinly slicing a slab of beef steak is what makes it a London broil. Meats that are perfect for grilling will be marked for London broil on the label of the package. To …

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How To Cook Deer Tenderloin

Here are instructions for how to cook deer tenderloin. There is a strip of meat on a deer called the backstrap. It is also called the tenderloin. You need to know how to cook deer tenderloin so it doesn't get too dry. Deer meat does not contain a lot of fat so you don't want to overcook it. You will need to add a little fat to it while cooking to get the best flavor. First, prepare the mar …

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How To Make Wine Racks

Learning how to make wine racks is no easy task. To undertake the project, you will need a thorough understanding of tools use, craftsmanship, and woodworking. You will also need certain supplies and materials to successfully complete the project. Following is information on how to make wine racks. You will need the following: Wooden hardwood boards for frame and rack Saw, such a …

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How To Make Ginger Wine

Learning how to make ginger wine will allow you to tweak the recipe and make it exactly how you want it to taste. Ginger wine has long been loved for it's sweet, yet spicy ginger taste. Some say ginger wine tastes like a high class ginger ale without the fizz.  This article will take you step by step on how to create your own bottles of refreshing ginger wine. To make ginger wine, you …

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How To Make Red Wine Jus

You'll be able to complement any pot roast (or red meat, for that matter) if you learn how to make a red wine jus. Red wine jus is just a fancy way of saying gravy made with red wine. Made properly through, a red wine jus will add just the right amount of "oomph" to that rump roast you've been cooking all day. Your date is sure to be impressed with your culinary skills when you l …

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How To Uncork A Wine Bottle

Learning how to uncork a wine bottle is an easy process, contrary to popular belief. Attempting to learn how to uncork a wine bottle without reading a proper guide can be quite frustration. This guide will teach you how to uncork a wine bottle without any fancy wine opener. Classic corkscrew wine openers are a great way to uncork a wine bottle. Using expensive machines or technology to open a wine …

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Matt McClellans 30-Day Pizza Diet

By: Ryan McKee Five years ago, Matt McClellan stopped managing an Italian restaurant and opened his first pizzeria. Now he’s competing with Papa John Schnatter and the cartoon Little Caesar to be the new face of the pizza industry. When McClellan tried to promote his bicycle-themed restaurant Tour de Pizza amongst the fitness-conscious, they complained pizza is nothing more than junk food. T …

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How To Make Beer Brats

When you are preparing for a cook out, and you are wondering how to make beer brats, there are three different ways to accomplish the task. You can give the brats a beer bath either before or after cooking. The words 'brats' is a shortened version of the word brat-wurst. While brat-wurst can be served in either link or patty form, 'brats' is used specifically to describe links …