How To: Make meals from the Great Depression: Pasta with peas

The Great Depression of the 1930's and 1940's and today's recession: now is a good time to prepare a meal inexpensively. 91 year old cook and great grandmother, Clara, recounts her childhood during the Great Depression as she prepares meals from the era. Learn how to make simple yet delicious dishes while listening to stories from the Depression. In this cooking how to video, Clara demonstrates how to make pasta with pees.

How To: Make a creamy mac and cheese with Paula Deen

Paula from the Food Network shares her recipe for creamy macaroni and cheese made with a cheddar cheese soup in a crock pot. First, melt a half stick of butter and mix in two and a half cups of sharp cheddar and melt it together. Put that mixture into the crock pot, then add a can of cheddar cheese soup, and mix. Add a half cup of sour cream and a half teaspoon of ground mustard, half teaspoon each of salt and pepper, and one cup of milk. Beat three eggs and add to the crock pot. Add about tw...

How To: Make hand pulled noodles

Making delicious hand pulled noodles is no longer Asia's best kept secret! In this two part tutorial, learn exactly how to create those delicious noodles - fresh from your own kitchen! Enjoy these noodles in all of your favorite Asian inspired dishes. Delicious!

How To: Make a creamy raw mushroom sauce for kelp noodles

Learn how to make kelp noodles with a creamy mushroom sauce brought to you by the renegade health show. The creamy mushroom sauce is made with chopped white mushrooms and leeks. Then you add in some olive oil, a little apple cider vinegar, some tamari, and a few pieces of sliced celery, then add some soaked sunflower seeds all into a food processor. Mix until it forms a creamy sauce. Serve kelp noodles into a bowl and then cover in the mushroom sauce and serve. Simple and easy recipe.

How To: Make pasta palermo with Italian side salad

Pasta palermo with Italian side salad is a Sicillian favorite. This simple meal takes approximately 30 minutes to prepare. You will need sun-dried tomato turkey sausage, skinless chicken thighs, butter, red onons, garlic, salt, pepper, water, ziti, mild pepper rings, zucchini, black olives and red wine vinegar. Make pasta palermo with Italian side salad.

How To: Cook crispy rice noodles

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make crispy rice noodles. Begin with a 6-8 oz package of vermicelli rice noodles and soak them in water for 20 minutes. Then drain the noodles into a colander and let the dry. Now add 2-3 cups of peanut oil into a wok and heat it on high temperature. Then add in a handful of the rice noodles and let it cook for 3-5 minutes. Now remove the crispy noodles and place them on a paper towel to remove some of the oil. This video will benefit those viewers...

How To: Make Homemade Black Pasta Dough with Squid Ink

When you think squid ink, you don't normally think of pasta, but that's just because you're not thinking of black pasta! Yes, squid ink is indeed edible, despite its thick, gooey texture, and it's used most commonly as food coloring for pasta dough. And adding color to fresh pasta opens up a world of ideas for sauce, meat, herb, or cheese pairings!

How To: Make gourmet five-cheese mac and cheese

Mac and cheese is usually categorized as a children's dish... but what about a gourmet five cheese mac & cheese? Yum! Make creamy macaroni and cheese with help from this award-winning recipe. This cheese-lovers dream includes bacon and is heavy enough for a main course! Dieters run!

How To: Make Lots O'Meat Lasagna with Paula Deen

In this episode of Paula's Best Dishes, with guest Cheryl Day, celebrity chef Paula Deen shares her recipe for Lots O'Meat Lasagna. If you and your family love a meaty pasta, this is definitely going to be a winning recipe in your house. And if you want to be just like Paula Deen, you can make some garlic bread and turn that slice of lasagna into a lasagna sandwich! Ingredients:

How To: Make ricotta & taleggio ravioli with wild mushrooms

In this tutorial, Chef Anne Burrell shows you how to make a delicious pasta dish for any occasion. This Italian delight is filled with ricotta and taleggio cheeses and smothered in a homemade wild mushroom sauce and pancetta. You can almost smell the garlic watching this amazing clip. Get ready for a delicious comforting meal with this professional recipe from the Food Network.

How To: Make instant noodles on the stove

To make instant noodles you would need a pot, a pair of chopsticks, scissors, napkin and most importantly the right instant noodles that you want. Start by opening the noodle bag using the scissors. Empty the contents by removing the packets of flavoring first. Toss the noodles into the pot and add some water. Place the pot on top of the stove and heat it up to a boiling degree. Once the water would boil, mix in the flavoring for an added taste. Use the chopsticks to stir the contents well un...

How To: Make tiny Italian potato dumplings or gnocchi

Gnocchi is a tasty alternative to traditional Italian pasta. Gnocchi is actually teeny tiny potato dumplings and tastes fantastic draped with your favorite olive oil or tomato sauce. Check out this video for advice on how to make your own gnocchi from scratch at home.

How To: Cook Pad Thai

This video explains how to make Pad Thai, a Thailand noodle dish. You need a half pound of rice noodles, shrimp, palm sugar, ground chili, garlic, bean sprouts, tamarind sauce, peanuts, chives, dried shrimps, fish sauce, firm tofu, cooking oil, eggs, and some water. You would first soak the rice noodles until they hydrate or become soft. Chop the garlic, chives, peanuts and tofu. You would prepare the sauce first and then cook the noodles. Follow the rest of the steps of the video and you can...

How To: Make chicken fettuccine alfredo with cream cheese

Wow your dinner party with a hearty pasta dish everyone can appreciate! In this video, learn how to make an Italian classic dish: fettuccine chicken alfredo! Follow the recipe below and get a standing ovation after dinner... that is, if your full-bellied dinner guests can stand up!

How To: Stir fry Chinese fried noodles wtih Kai

Forget the Chinese take out, this vegetarian Chinese dish of fried noodles is perfect for any day of the week. Watch this how to video tutorial as professional Thai chef Kai shows you how to stir fry fried noodles. This vegetarian recipe is quick and delicious try it tonight.

How To: Make angel hair pasta with shrimp and alfredo sauce

In this tutorial, we learn how to make angel hair pasta with shrimp and alfredo sauce. You need: 1 lb shrimp, 3/4 c asparagus, 6 large chopped mushrooms, 3/4 c cooking white wine, 1 stick butter, 3 garlic cloves, 3 chopped scallions, salt, pepper, olive oil. For the sauce you will need: 1/3 c butter, 1 c half and half, 1.5 c grated parmesan cheese, 2 tbsp chopped parsley, and 1/2 tsp white pepper. First, melt the butter for the sauce along with the cheese and parsley in a pot over heat. Add i...

How To: Make crawfish fettuccine alfredo

In this video, we learn how to make crawfish fettuccine alfredo. You will need: 1/4 c chopped onion, 1 tbsp butter, 8 oz package sliced mushroom, 2 c alfredo sauce, 12 oz peeled crawfish, 1/8 tsp Creole seasoning, and 1 package of cooked fettuccine. First, pour 2 tbsp olive oil into a saucepan and with the butter and onion. Saute the onion until tender, then add in whipping cream and stir in Romano cheese. Whisk until blended and melted, then saute your mushrooms in a skillet with oil. After ...

How To: Make traditional Italian spaghetti carbonara

In this recipe, you will learn how to make traditional spaghetti carbonara. This dish may not be exactly what you expect it to be - there is no cream involved, and it is essentially spaghetti with eggs and bacon. Follow along with this tutorial from Chef John and make your family a healthier and much tastier carbonara.

How To: Prepare penne with butternut squash with Giada

Everyday Italian with Giada di Laurentiis took over the heart and attention spans of food network viewers for years, and now on Giada At Home she shares her culinary skills with more of a California bent. Her worlds collide in this video, where she prepares a butternut squash penne pasta with goat cheese and walnuts. This dish is quick to prepare, robust, and delicious, with just the right texture when done properly.

How To: Make vegetable chow mein

In this video, we learn how to make homemade vegetable chow mein. You will need your favorite veggies chopped up into small pieces, tofu (optional) sesame oil, stir fry sauce, garlic, salt, pepper and pre-made chow mein noodles. First, in a hot skillet add sesame oil and your veggies (and tofu if you like) then add in your garlic and other seasonings you like. Once the tofu is browned and veggies are tender, add in your chow mein noodles. Cook these until everything is well combined and noodl...

How To: Make Thai drunken noodles with Kai

In this Cooking With Kai video, we learn how to make Thai Drunken Noodles. Add 2 TBSP. of cooking oil to coat the bottom of a fry pan. When oil is hot, add 1 clove of garlic and shallot and stir for about 10 seconds. Add 1/4 lb. ground port, beef, chicken or shrimp and stir together for about 2-3 minutes, until done.

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