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Food Hack – How to Make “real” Whipped Cream!

Whipped cream is probably the single most important cream thingee when it comes to eating pumpkin pie. (for me)  Without whipped cream, pumpkin pie wouldn’t taste like a pumpkin pie.

According to WikiHow:

“Whipped cream” from a can is neither whipped nor cream. Whip up the real thing yourself either by hand or with an electric mixer, and the fresh taste will keep you from ever going back to the spray-on variety.

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Halloween Food Hack – How to Make Pumpkin Pie!

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Halloween and Thanksgiving holidays are nearing and you know what it’s time for, Pumpkin Pie!

There’s so many great instructions out on the internet right now, let me sort through them and show you some of the better ones:

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Food Hack – At What Temperature to Cook Baked Potatoes in the Oven!

I was just cookin’ some baked potatoes and figured this one would be very helpful.

At what temperature should you cook your potatoes?

Well, I think 350 degrees at 60 minutes is the best way although you can do something like 400 degrees at 30 minutes.

You can refer to WhatsCookingAmerica for more details on the bake times for the potatoes.

More helpful sites on how to cook baked potatoes:

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Oven DIY – How to Make an Awesome Brick Oven!

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Looking for a a way to make an awesome brick oven?  Well, look no more as Mike has a great tutorial on how to make a brick pizza oven.  Supposedly this is temporary fire oven but I think it might also work just as well for a permanent, outdoor oven.

This is a great, low-cost project for someone who wants to test out the ins-and-outs of brick oven cooking. With minor modifications, it can be assembled semi-permanently and get you through a season of baking delicious breads and pizzas.

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Solar DIY – How to Make a Solar Oven using Office Supplies at work!

Do you have empty boxes laying around work?  Do you sometimes feel the need to make something cool like a solar oven?

Well, if you’ve answered yes to both questions, you are in luck as you can try making one of these really cool solar ovens, all from parts you can get free from work!  Of course, don’t get fired doing this as your boss might see it as waste of time but if your line of work is science/technology related, you might be able to get by.

This DIY solar oven has been tested u

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Essential Cooking Gadget – Taylor Digital Measuring Scale!

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We are seeing more and more cooking gadgets go digital including this Taylor digital measuring scale.  Awesome, I will be one of the first people to get these.

    Combo measuring and weighing tool Digitally weighs food or liquids 4.4 lb capacity/1 Liter Measures in pounds,ounces,militers,grams and fluid ounces Preprogrammed to convert weight to volume.

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Food Hack – How to Make FBI (Fried Banana Ice Cream)!

One of my favorite deserts is FBI (Fried Banana Ice Cream) at Thai restaurants.  I guess all Thai people call it “FBI”, like the other FBI.  Cool…

Anyways, I don’t know how to make it myself but here’s a site that shows you how to make it.

Also, there’s a new instructable on how to make regular fried ice cream too.

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Food Hack – How to Make Pesto Sauce!

The first time I encountered Pesto sauce was while working at Pizza Hut back in high school.  Ever since then, I have been addicted to the taste of a Pesto pizza.  It’s probably one of the best sauce alternative to regular tomato sauce used for pizzas.

Anyways, someone at Instructables has written an extensive tutorial on exactly how to make this pesto sauce.  I don’t know what else it’s good for but I know it’s pretty healthy sauce so you should try it next time with some bread or even

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Food Hack – How to Crack an Egg!

Believe it or not, the guys over at About.com show you the “right way” to crack on egg by cracking it on a flat surface instead of edge of a bowl like how I do it.

It’s interesting to note that some people probably don’t know even how to do that yet.

Don’t worry, if worse comes to worse, use my method is to crack the whole egg and use the shell too like Nick Vujicic, I am sure shell has some great protein.

But in short, it’s best to

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BBQ DIY – How to Make your Own Barrel Barbeque!

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I am an avid cook who loves barbeques.  I’ve tried every type of Barbeque grills in the past including medieval, portable, gas, you name it.

Anyways, here’s an awesome barrel barbeque you can make from an old barrel!

Lucky for me on my last day of work at The Bake

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