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How to make a Latte at home without a machine +  

Making a refreshing latte in your kitchen is not as hard as you might think. You don’t need all of the fancy equipment you see in Starbucks. You also don’t need to spend $5 dollars every time you want one. To make a latte you will first need a stovetop espresso maker, also called a moka You don't have to spend $5 every time you want a latte.You don't have to spend $5 every time you want a latte.express. Read our article on making espresso for instructions on how to use it.

Can you Freeze Bread Dough? +  

Bread dough, like yeast, is freezable. The general rule for frozen bread dough is to add an extra ¼ to 1/3 of the standard yeast amount. This will counter the slowing effect that the cold will have on the yeast’s activity. Dust the dough with flour, place it in a plastic bag, and place the bag in a loaf pan. This will help the Is freezing bread dough a good idea?Is freezing bread dough a good idea?dough keep its shape, and once the dough has fully frozen, you can simply remove the pan.

Can you Freeze Yeast? +  

You may wonder if it is a good idea to freeze yeast. The answer is yes. Yeast simply goes dormant when frozen and can be used directly out of the freezer without the need for thawing time. In many cases, it is actually recommended to freeze standard dry yeast to keep it fresh and active. You can freeze Is yeast freezable?Is yeast freezable?yeast up to a year or more before it goes bad, a little longer than in a refrigerator. Dry yeast is generally not susceptible to freezer burn and other negative effects of freezing food.

What is Rice? Definition, Uses, and How to Cook Rice +  

Rice is the staple food for perhaps as much as half of the world’s population. But what exactly is it? Rice is a form of grain plant that grows in very wet environments. Rice is most often grown in what are called rice paddies which are heavily irrigated areas of land there specialized for such a purpose. Much of the world’s rice is grown A rice plantA rice plantin Asian countries such as China and India. There are actually many different kinds of rice.

What are the Best Pasta Sauces? +  

Here are some of the very best pasta sauces there are:
Alfredo Sauce - Creamy sauce with cheese and black pepper, can also add chicken
Cream Sauce - Plain version of alfredo
Marinara - Classic tomato sauce. You can throw in some herbs or meat to jazz it up, I like salt pork and onions myself
Alfredo with shrimpAlfredo with shrimpPesto - Basil, garlic, cheese, olive oil, and walnuts, ground into a paste.

What to do with an Avocado +  

When you say avocado, (most) people think of guacamole and other Mexican dishes. There are actually many other uses for avocados that are much simpler and just as delicious. Avocados go very well in sandwiches, especially with shrimp or bacon. When adding Avocados are good in more than just guacamoleAvocados are good in more than just guacamoleit to a sandwich, it works best when added in thin slices or mashed with a fork. You can also slice up an avocado and add it to a salad.

How to make a Caffe Mocha/Mochaccino at home without a machine +  

Making a cup of delicious caffé mocha is actually very straightforward, and doesn’t require any expensive equipment. All you need is a stovetop espresso maker that you can buy at Target, Wal-Mart, or Amazon for $7. Read our guide to making espresso without a machine for more Caffe Mocha is deliciousCaffe Mocha is deliciousdetails. Start by brew up a pot of espresso. Microwave ½ cup of milk for 1 minute or until steaming hot but not boiling.

How to make European hot chocolate at home without a mix or machine +  

European hot chocolate is a delicious and sophisticated drink they can be made very easily in your own kitchen without any special ingredients or equipment. Microwave half a cup of water and a tablespoon of sugar for one minute or until boiling. Chop European style hot chocolate is deliciousEuropean style hot chocolate is deliciousup one ounce of semisweet or bittersweet chocolate and place it in a mug. Pour a few tablespoons of the hot water over it and stir it with a spoon. Gradually add more water as it starts to melt, until it is fully mixed.

How to make a Tea Latte at home without a machine +  

Making your own tea latte at home is actually very easy and can be done without any expensive equipment. Start by brewing up ¾ cup of tea in a mug. Sweeten it with sugar or honey if you like. Microwave ¼ cup milk or soy milk for 1 minute or until steaming hot Tea lattes are delicious and easy to makeTea lattes are delicious and easy to makebut not boiling. If you have a milk frother, you can use that to foam up the milk to jazz up your latte. Milk frothers can be bought for $10 on Amazon.com or in cooking supply stores.

How to make an Americano at home without a machine +  

Creating your own caffé Americano is surprisingly easy and doesn’t require expensive equipment. All you need is a stovetop espresso maker. You can get one for $7 at Target, Wal-Mart, or Amazon.com and they work very well. For full instructions on how to best use the espresso maker, read our guide to making espresso.
Caffe Americano is a great coffee drinkCaffe Americano is a great coffee drink

How to make a Macchiato at home without a machine +  

Making a refreshing Macchiatto at home is not nearly as hard as you might think. You definitely do not need a giant stainless steel and copper contraption that costs hundreds of dollars and take hours to clean.
You don't need an expensive machine to make your own MacchiatoYou don't need an expensive machine to make your own Macchiato

How to make a Soy Latte at home without a machine +  

Making your own soy latte is a lot easier than it looks. You don’t need an enormous cast-iron and copper espresso machine, steam jets, or thermometers. All you need is a stovetop espresso pot, which you can buy at Target, Wal-Mart, or Amazon for $7. You don't need an expensive machine to make your own soy latteYou don't need an expensive machine to make your own soy latteFor the best results, read our to making espresso without a machine. Start by brewing up a pot of espresso. Set this aside with the lid on to keep it hot while preparing the soy milk.

How to make a Chai Latte at home without a machine +  

Make a Chai latte in your own kitchen is very easy. Brew up ¾ cup of Chai with a Chai tea bag and boiling water. You can buy Chai tea bags at many grocery stores and at Starbuck’s. Add honey or sugar if you like It's pretty easy to make your own Chai latteIt's pretty easy to make your own Chai latteit sweet. Microwave ¼ cup of milk or soy milk for 1 minute or until steaming hot but not boiling. If you have a milk frother or a hand blender, use this to froth up the milk. Milk frothers can be found for $10 at Amazon.com and at cooking supply stores.

How to make a Frappuccino at home without a machine +  

Making your own Frappuccino is actually a lot easier than it might sound and a lot cheaper than buying one at Starbucks every day. First brew up a cup of espresso with a stovetop espresso maker. The stovetop espresso makers are only 7$ from Target, You can't beat a homemade frappuccinoYou can't beat a homemade frappuccinoWal-Mart or Amazon.com and not hard to use or clean.

The Alternative to a milk frother: Frothing milk with a hand blender +  

If you don’t want to buy a milk frother, there is an alternative piece of equipment that you can use. It’s called a hand blender. It’s essentially a hand-held blender/chopper used to easily chop and mix things. They are especially useful for A Braun brand hand blenderA Braun brand hand blenderfinely chopping garlic, making homemade mayonnaise, and salad dressing. You can buy a hand blender on Amazon.com or from a cooking supply store for about $20.

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