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How To: Jazz up ramen noodles

In Japan, ramen noodle shops differentiate themselves from other noodle shops with variations on the dish. Learn from the Japanese and add some spice and variety to your plain old ramen noodles for some extra flavor on cold nights. Watch this video to get some great ideas for adding different toppings to your ramen dish.

How To: Make pecorino cheese & pancetta spaghetti carbonara

Rick Stein teaches you how to open a packet of pasta in a true Italian style whilst talking through a delicious spaghetti carbonara with pecorino cheese and pancetta. Great recipe clip from BBC cookery show 'Rick Stein's Mediterranean Escape'. Garlic, parsley, pancetta, eggs, pecorino and spaghetti. Quick and simple to make!

How To: Mix a Giada de Laurentiis spinach and prosciutto salad

Make spinach salad with a fresh orange vinaigrette and crumbled prosciutto. Follow along as Giada de Laurentiis shows you the proper way to prepare, dress, and toss this spinach and prosciutto salad. This cooking how-to video is part of Everyday Italian show hosted by Giada De Laurentiis. Italians are masters at transforming simple, everyday ingredients into dishes that are quick, healthy and satisfying. On Everyday Italian, Giada De Laurentiis shares updated versions of homey recipes from he...

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 tortellini with chicken broth

Italian chef Giorgio Locatelli shows how to make a delicious tortellini served in a chicken broth. You will need a chicken breast, bologna, an egg, parmesan cheese, nutmeg, cream, salt, pepper, flour, egg, oil, and chicken broth. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make tortellini in chicken broth.

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 Macaroni and Cheese

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!)

News: Möbius Pasta + Jell-O Jigglin' at 6200 FPS

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.

How To: Make Monterey Jack spaghetti in a slow cooker

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.

How To: Make your own fettucini noodles at home

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.

How To: Make spinach pasta dough

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.

How To: Make Christmas lobster ravioli with mascarpone cheese and truffle butter

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.

How To: Make a simple and quick mac'n' cheese pie

If mac'n'cheese and Bisquick pancake mix had a love child, this is without a doubt how it would look like. If you're feeling a wee bit tired today and don't want to put in too much effort to get your junk food fix, then check out this video to learn a recipe for quick mac'n'cheese pie.

How To: Prepare a simple penne carbonara with bacon and mushrooms

Most moms these days both work outside of the house and handle kid duties, which means that meals have to be both delicious and extremely easy and quick to make. So if you're a busy mom who's getting a little tired of feeding her kids Ramen and hot dogs for dinner, check out this video to learn a recipe that takes very little time and tastes great.

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: Cook shrimp with alfredo sauce and pasta

In this video, we learn how to cook shrimp with alfredo sauce and pasta. First, clean and devein your shrimp. Shred up some parmesan cheese, them smash a few cloves of garlic. Cook your pasta with some oil in a large pot. Then, add in garlic and butter in another pan. Saute the garlic, then add in the shrimp and cook until they are pink. Add in some half and half to this until it covers the shrimp. Then, add in your shredded cheese and mix together. Let this simmer until the pasta is done. Th...

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 ...

HowTo: Make Lasagna Cupcakes

The idea of lasagna mixed with cupcakes may sound gnarly, but you can relax, the phrase "cupcake" simply refers to how these individually-sized lasagna bites are portioned. As cute as our favorite pizza cups, this clever recipe makes for a great portable lunch. The secret ingredient? Wonton wrappers.

How To: Make a quick sweet potato noodle salad

Sweet potato noodles make some awesome Asian dishes and are usually prepared in stir fry dishes and also cold salads. If you're looking at trying to make them at home, check out this video. In it you will get a basic recipe for making a cold sweet potato noodle salad that's good as a side dish or a main course meal.

How To: Make simple spicy Italian sausage ragu pasta

The air is cooler, the winds nipper; cheery pumpkins congregate in majestic formations outside homes; and folks everywhere are sipping hot chocolate or apple cider to warm themselves up. It's officially fall, guys and gals, which means time to start whipping up warmer, seasonally appropriate foods.

How To: Make homemade ricotta gnocchi pasta with only three ingredients

Wow. You won't believe how easy this meal is to prepare. No more sweating over a hot kitchen stove. No more waiting. This is heaven. Ricotta gnocchi. Only three ingredients. Amazing. Join Robin Benzle on her Chow Time cooking show to learn how to make this easy, homemade ricotta cheese gnocchi pasta, which is browned in butter and topped with your favorite sauce. There's only three measly ingredients for this recipe!