How To: Make a lasagna with non-traditional béchamel sauce

Tired of the same old family recipe? Then spice up your family lasagna with a new twist — béchamel sauce. Adding béchamel sauce (a rich white sauce made milk, herbs, and other goodies) will satisfy you family's craving for a new tasty dinner dish. The OriginalNakedChef shares his recipe for his lasagna with non-traditional béchamel sauce and beef. If you're a pasta and lasagna fan, it's definitely worth trying out. Watch the video for the full recipe and ingredients.

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: 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 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 lemon & garlic shrimp pasta

If you are looking for a truly inspiring pasta, check out this tutorial from Food Mobs. This lemon prawn pasta dish is actually quite healthy and super easy to prepare so you can eat it at any time. If you are hungry and looking for something delicious and fast, this is the perfect recipe for you. Your entire family will enjoy slurping up this lemony dish. Enjoy!

How To: Cook great tasting pasta every single time

A lot of people think pasta is just pasta - water and wheat - but there are so many more sides to this Italian delicacy that most people don't know about. In this video, The Pasta Channel shows you how to choose the best pasta in the supermarket and cook it properly to get the most delicious Italian dinner experience. Learn about the differences between pasta styles, how to choose the right one to get the most out of your sauce, and how to cook it all together. Follow these steps for an enjoy...

How To: Make pad thai (or phat thai) with dry noodles

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...

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 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: Make Pinoy style baked macaroni

Sick of lasagna? Check out this recipe for baked macaroni and branch out to new baked pastas! This recipe for baked macaroni is made in the style of Panlasangpinoy, a baked pasta dish from the Philipines. This meal is large and serves many, so consider making this for your next pot luck or family gathering. It tastes so yummy, you won't even have leftovers to clean up! Enjoy!

How To: Make a chicken alfredo bread bowl

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...

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: Cook pasta with lavender with The New York Times

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.

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 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 fried mac and cheese with Paula Deen

Ready to do some deep south cookin'? In this video, learn how to make fried mac & cheese with owner of Lady and Sons and Food Network's resident top southern chef, Paula Deen! ...And this isn't just any mac & cheese! This is mac & cheese wrapped in bacon and fried for a delicious crunchy finger food!

How To: Make Taste of Asia's house special lo mein

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...

How To: Cook pasta in the microwave

Pasta is really easy to make but sometimes you just don't have the time to wait for the water to boil, or to clean up the mess. This three part tutorial is here to help! This video series will show you exactly how to cook noodles in the microwave to save time and energy.

How To: Make Filipino-style spaghetti

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.

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 cold Korean buckwheat noodles (naeng myun)

This tutorial cooking video will teach you to make a cold Korean buckwheat dish. Naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodles) is really popular in Korean and is so delicious. In this video I'm going to show you how to make 2 kinds of naengmyeon: mul naengmyeon (soup-based naengmyeon) and bibim naengmyeonis (hot spicy naengmyeon).

How To: Cook Indian style macaroni and cheese (desi mac)

Now give us a good reason why the grown-ups should be left out when the kids eat that yummy Mac ‘n’ Cheese! Here is a recipe for ‘Desi’ Mac (macaroni and cheese), as the name suggests, is full of flavor and other goodies that you will be proud to eat as well as serve your family! Watch this how to video and give macaroni and cheese a grown up Indian flavor.

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...

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