Lavender is a very underrated herb,and not many people use it for cooking. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, adds an unusual flavor to an old favorite. Watch and learn how to cook pasta with lavender. All you need for this NY Time recipe is: zucchini, carrot, red pepper, oil, garlic, lavender and pasta.
Watch this how to video to learn how to make a shrimp and scallop scampi fettuccine. Shrimp and scallops cooked in a garlic, tomatoes, scallions, and cream sherry wine sauce, served over a bed of steaming fettuccine. This shellfish scampi is an absolute delight.
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!
Prepare this easy and healthy Italian meal. Its like a vacation on your plate! ROASTED TOMATO AND BROCCOLI WITH PENNE
It's often that pasta gets the "easy out" tag when served for dinner, but here's an easy recipe for spicy Kabanossi-Sausage pasta (or Chorizo pasta) that tastes gourmet and will leave your family or dinner guests wondering what celebrity chef you have hiding in the kitchen.
Tamra Davis (who happens to be a friend of one of our founders) on tour with her husband Mike D & the Beastie Boys. In Copenhagen, Tamra makes the kids peanut butter noodles in the backstage area.
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.
Learn how to make ramen noodle spaghetti with expert college cooking tips in this free recipe video series on making ramen noodle spaghetti.
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...
Casseroles are quick and easy to make. Watch this cooking tutorial to learn how to make cheeseburger and french fries casserole from college dudes.
You've probably had macaroni and cheese before, but we can bet you've never had the dish Paula Deen style - that's right, with ten sticks of butter thrown in.
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...
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...
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:
In this tutorial, Skinny and Mini teach us how to make a chicken alfredo bread bowl. First, melt a couple tablespoons of butter in a large pan and then add in some crushed garlic. Once you have let this saute, you will add in some heavy cream, as much as you would like depending on how much alfredo you are making. Once this is hot, you will add in fresh and grated mozzarella cheese and whisk together quickly. Then, add in parmesan cheese along with parsley, salt, and pepper to taste. Add as m...
In this tutorial, learn how to make a classic Asian dish, Teuchi Udon. These tasty noodles make the perfect side dish or dinner and go great with many other Asian speciaties.
Chef Jui Chin demonstrates how to make Lo Mein. First, he starts with cut up meat and vegetables: green onions, white onions, shrimp, bean sprouts, julienne cabbage, julienne carrots, and separately he has some julienne sliced pork. You want precooked lo mein noodles or you can substitute with linguini or spaghetti. After preparing your meat and vegetables heat up the wok (you may want a bigger wok to avoid spilling) on the stove. Add a couple of tablespoons of oil and rotate the pan around t...
In this video, the two best way to make Top Ramen noodles are shown. For the first way, crush the noodles inside the bag. Then take out the flavor package and put enough water in the bowl to cover the noodles. Then microwave the noodles for three and half minutes. Remove from the microwave and put the seasoning in the bowl. Mix the flavor in and then strain most of the water. Then you add four ice cubes and seasoning salt. Stir until the ice cubes are melted. This ramen is done, but you can a...
Ning's Kitchen shows how to make Pad Thai with dry noodles. Use 1 1/2 boxes of Thai Noodles, and hot Thai sauce. You'll also need bean sprouts and shrimp. Two eggs, carrots diced, dried mushrooms, preserved radish which was purchased at an Asian store. Also use soy sauce, red pepper, and canola oil. Pour 3 tablespoons canola in a wok and add garlic. Add the diced carrots and two eggs. Stir this mixture and add two cups of shrimp. Stir this mixture in the wok. Once shrimp is cooked, add the no...
This video shows you how to make a typical Filipino favorite, a pinoy styled spaghetti dish. Even McDonald's was inspired, adding a McSpaghetti to there menu in the Philipinnes. Now, you can make this you unique yet traditional for you and the family to be try and enjoy.
Cooking perfect pasta isn't hard. Then again, cooking mushy or crunchy noodles is dangerously easy. Watch this how-to video from Howcast to learn how to cook pasta al dente.
This tutorial cooking video will teach you to make Oyakodon, also known as a Japanese chicken and egg rice bowl.
Chef Brandon Sarkis will demonstrate step-by-step, in easy-to-follow instructions what ingredients, cookware and supplies you'll need to cook the dish, how to prepare the ingredients, like chopping the onion, garlic and tomatoes for the sauce, how to make the cheese stuffing, and offers tip on how to fill the pasta tubes.
In these cooking classes on video, learn how to prepare a homemade shrimp and chicken Alfredo recipe with penne pasta, a variation on the classic dish.
Learn how to make a hard boiled egg with this quick easy-to-follow video. Get ready for the Easter Bunny, or just want to eat a little healthier, than this video's for you.
Pasta is a ridiculously versatile food. You can have it with almost any kind of meat, vegetable, or sauce that you could imagine, and unless you throw in something totally bizarre, it usually tastes good. If you're really feeling fancy, you can even make dessert pasta.
This penne lasagna dish, prepared and cooked by Chef Hubert Keller, is easy to make the night before and is sure to please everyone with its rich, Italian flavors. Ingredients
Packaged macaroni and cheese dinners can be a quick, guilty pleasure, but making the real thing can be easy, too. This is the perfect recipe for a rainy day (and great for kids on spring break!)
If you have a few minutes you can create delicious potstickers at home. Besides the potsticker wrapper, you will need to make the stuffing. Be sure to have the following ingredients:
Food is the meeting place of left and right brainers: Culinary arts call for creativity, but is also deeply rooted in the What, Why and How of basic science—baking powder vs. baking soda, the rising of dough, the falling of a cake, etc. Below, two plays on left brain principles—the Möbius strip and the law of gravity—both executed with right brain flair.
This is a delicious recipe you can make in your crock pot or slow cooker! For this recipe, you will need (apart from a slow cooker): a box of spaghetti, grated Monterey Jack cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder (or one garlic clove), 1 cup sour cream (or fat free yogurt) and 1 egg.
Making your own pasta noodles can be fun and rewarding! It is not that difficult - all you need are 4 cups of '00' flour, 5 eggs, a pinch of sea salt and some semolina flour for dusting. This video also shows you the proper technique for making fettucini noodles using the twist and turn method. Make your own fettucini noodles at home.
Geekosystem has generously assembled a handy list of 10 foods you can allegedly make in a coffee maker. Sounds kinda grimy to me, but my own mother passed this link along, so if mom thinks it's kosher, I'll give it a try.
Sure, you can buy your own dry pasta in a box... but it's so much fun to make your own! All you need to make pasta is flour and eggs. Cut it into slender spaghetti noodles or make thick lasagna noodles.
This dish is easy, and the perfect thing to bring to a potluck or a picnic. Start with small pasta (such as elbow macaroni, shells or penne). After the pasta has been cooked, toss with your favorite fresh vegetables (such as tomatoes, olives, mushrooms or peppers) and some olive oil.
No one can resist the taste of spaetzle. It's undeniably one of Germany's best creations. And German spaetzle is even a hit during the holidays! So, join Robert Daugherty as he shares his heritage and skill in making German spaetzle.
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!
Make your pasta dough more aesthetically pleasing with spinach! Spinach pasta doesn't just look colorful and vibrant— it tastes great, too! This beautiful pasta dough is made with fresh spinach, sautéed and puréed, which is added to flour, eggs and salt.
If you're making homemade pasta at home, you're not making "homemade" if you're not kneading the dough yourself. That means no pre-made pasta from the store! Forget the rigatoni on the shelf. Forget the penne pasta. Forget the ziti! If you didn't make it and shape it yourself, you didn't actually make a home-cooked pasta for dinner.
Love the lobster, but also love the pasta? That's okay, because you can combine the two for dinner tonight with this delicious recipe for Festive Lobster & Mascarpone Ravioli with Truffle Butter. It sounds like a lot, but seriously, you can't say no to this dish. If you like lobster like you say you do, and you like pasta, you can't pass the opportunity to try out Roberta Dowling's dinnertime masterpiece.