Real simple for a starter:
Boil up about 2 pints water.
Add 1 cup DME.
Boil you wort (yes, you are making wort) for 15 minutes.
Cover and cool to 65-70 degrees
Pour wort into a small vessel of sorts- growler or a flask works.
Let it sit for 2-3 days.
Here is a video that taught me: