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: 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: Cook Chinese soba noodles

Soba noodles and vegetables are a great healthy and satisfying meal and it's good for your heart! In this video series Jane Murphy shows you how to take a traditional lo mein or chow mein type Chinese dish, and make it heart healthy by making it with soba noodles and lots of veggies.

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 lobster ravioli

Kick out the beef and bring in the shellfish for this hit ravioli. There's nothing better than a little lobster ravioli. But that's not all, lobster isn't the only ingredient in this pasta dish—it even has lump crab meat for the sauce.

How To: Make homemade ravioli dough

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade ravioli dough. Ingredients are: 6 oz plain flour, 1 egg, salt, and pureed spinach. First, mix the egg and spinach together in a small bowl. Now, mix this together with the rest of the ingredients until well combined. Once finished, knead for several minutes adding in flour if the mixture is too wet. Next, place dough onto the counter and let it sit for 30 minutes. When finished, place into the fridge overnight, the you can roll it out the next d...

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 vegetarian penne pasta

This video tutorial shows you how to make a delicious vegetarian penne pasta. Use a very large pan. Put two tablespoons of olive oil in the pan. Add four cloves of garlic chopped up. Heat the garlic over medium heat until it is golden brown. Next add one teaspoon of Italian seasoning and some crushed chilli flakes and stir for about thirty seconds. Add one sliced onion and mix the sliced onion with the other ingredients in the pan. Let the mixture cook for about one minute. Next add two bell ...

How To: Make Japanese yakisoba with pork with Mark Bittman

Yakisoba is one of the most popular fast food dishes in Japan. Yeah, we know what you're thinking. Fast food in a nation known for minimalist healthy couture like edamame and salmon rolls? Well, the Japanese often have a craving for fried stuff just like us, but rather than chowing down on artery clogging burgers and french fries, the take a higher route to get their fried food fill.

How To: Make a lazy man's lasagna

Lasagna is probably one of the most versatile Italian dishes you can make. You can make it with meat or without, add your own vegetables to your taste, and experiment with different flavors of lasagna noodles and spices. Learn how to make a "lazy-man's" lasagna by using store bought sauce and macaroni shells. By blending two flavors of sauces together you can create a more complex authentic lasagna with no effort. This is a simple and filling dish to make on busy weeknights.

How To: Make foie gras ravioli

Chef Portale demonstrates how to make foie gras ravioli. These light and delicate white bean and foie gras filled ravioli are perfect for a variety of dishes. Make foie gras ravioli.

How To: Make West Indian style lo mein

In this video, Halima shows us how to make delicious lo mein at home. The ingredients you need for this are: 1 lb thin spaghetti, 2 cloves garlic, 1 tsp salt, sesame seed oil, 1 can corn, 1 lb shrimp, 1 small onion (diced), 1/4 tsp hot sauce, soy sauce, 4 scallions (diced) and Sazon. Before beginning the shrimp, start cooking your pasta. To make the shrimp, pour your oil in a heated pan and add your garlic and onions. Saute this for 2 minutes then add in your shrimp. Now, add in your seasonin...

How To: Make mushroom potato lasagna

Julia Child and her guest demonstrate how to make mushroom potato lasagna. In this dish potato is substituted for pasta and then layered with mushrooms to create this exquisite dish. Make mushroom potato lasagna.

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 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 ricotta cheese gnocchi

Gnocchi may be challenging to pronounce, but eating this oddball potato-based member of the pasta family is seldom a challenge since they are so delicious. This video demonstrates how to prepare a ricotta cheese gnocchi with a pea and mushroom sauce. It is light and delicious, yet filling. A wonderful spring dish for any at-home chef.

How To: Make delicious & creamy fettuccine alfredo

How to make some delicious and creamy fettuccine alfredo. Ever try and make some that just doesn't turn out quite right? Well here we show you how to make it with perfection. You will need, Fettuccine noodles, cook these to 'al dente' which means soft and fully cooked. Also, you will need heavy cream, milk, parmesan cheese, ground black pepper, shredded Romano cheese, egg yokes, and salt. Bacon is optional, and if you use it, make sure it is fully cooked. Watch the video to observe how to pro...

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: How to make delicious, low calorie lasagna

Nicko shows us how to make a mouth-watering homemade lasagna. Lasagna is a very easy dish to make. This is a healthier version. Ingredients include celery, zucchini, onion, carrots, beef, lasagna sheets, oregano, cheese, beef stock, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes and skimmed milk. Saute the onions and some garlic until the onions are golden brown. Add chopped vegetables and stir until they are soft. Then add the beef and cook until the meat is brown. Season with oregano, salt and pepper. The ...

How To: Make cavatappi bolognese bake

In this cooking video lesson celebrity Chef Jon Ashton creates a customized dish using Joy of Cooking Foods. Watch this video as he prepares a delicious homestyle cavatappi bolognese bake served with multi-grain ciabatta and chedder ciabatta breads. Delish!

How To: Make Italian timpano baked pasta pie

In this video, we learn how to make timpano. First, you will need meatballs, sausages, chicken, cheese, peas, pasta, and vegetables. You can prepare the dough yourself or you can purchase it from the grocery store if you don't have time. Place the dough into a large spring form pan, then prepare your meats. First, layer penne pasta into the bottom, then layer chicken breast in slices on top of that. After this, place on meatballs and frozen green peas. On top of this, add on cut up sausages, ...

How To: Cook Ramen Noodles & Meat

Fix the 2 packs of Ramen noodles as instructed on the package. You can buy 12 individual packs as they are a few cents cheaper. Some people like to coordinate my noodle flavors with the type of meat they're using. For chicken flavoring, use turkey or chicken. For beef flavoring, use beef or pork. For hrimp flavoring, use any type of seafood.

How To: Prepare Pad Thai

To prepare the sauce for this dish you will need tamarind juice or white vinegar, fish sauce, coconut palm sugar or (granulated white sugar and corn syrup). For the Pad Thai you will need vegetable oil, red onions, garlic cloves, extra firm tou fuu, chopped preserved turnips, dried shrimp (or fresh peeled shrimp), fresh noodles or dried packaged noodles, eggs, putt Thai sauce, crushed roasted peanuts, fresh bean sprouts, garlic chives, dried roasted ground peppers and raw bean sprouts, green ...

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