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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!)

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 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: 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 a smoked chicken lasagna using your barbecue

You can now cook that delicious smoked chicken lasagna you've always longed for with this easy step by step tutorial. Place your raw boneless chicken in a bowl. Add a tablespoon of salt, pepper, basil and oregano. Pour an ample amount of virgin oil into the bowl to let the ingredients stick to the meat and mix with your hands. Let the meat settle for about 30 minutes. Grill the chicken for 40 minutes at a temperature of 225 degrees then at 300 degrees for 20 minutes to finish it off. When you...

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 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 Thai yellow curry with veggies over pasta

This HowTo video is a cooking demonstration that is loaded with fresh veggies, mixed with a Thai yellow curry sauce and served over shell pasta. This recipe is ready in just 10 minutes with this easy to follow recipe. All the ingredients your need for this Thai dish are: cooking oil, red pepper, green pepper, zucchini, squash, onions, baby corn, asparagus and Gourmet Curry Simple Yellow Curry ( or your favorite yellow curry sauce).

How To: Cook and eat smoked salmon casserole for a week

Eat smoked salmon casserole for a week with tips from this "eat for a week" video. Learn how to spend between $25-28 on ingredients for a casserole. You will have to buy buy asparagus, baby corn, heavy cream, fontina cheese, capers, and those fried onion crispy things you always see in green bean casseroles.

How To: Make tuna lasagna

A tasty fish alternative to the traditional recipe. This mouth-watering pasta dish is easy to make and perfect for the weekend. Enjoy our tuna lasagna recipe. Make tuna lasagna.

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 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: Make popular Korean noodle soup, jjamppong

In this video, we learn how to make Jjamppong. You will need: Jjamppong noodles, 10 dried anchovies, 3 shiitake mushrooms, 1/3 c dried kelp, 1/2 of a medium onion, 1/4 c pork, 3 large shrimp, 4 mussels and a few pieces of squid. You will also need garlic, ginger, vegetable oil, oyster sauce, fish sauce, hot pepper flakes, ground black pepper, carrots, leeks, bamboo shoots and white mushrooms. First, you will make your stock which involves taking 7 cups of water and boiling it with your dried ...

How To: Make pasta bake with a cheesy topping

Sue McMahon, Cookery Editor of Woman's Weekly in the U.K., demonstrates this delicious pasta dish. The ingredients that go into this dish are spiral pasta that has been cooked, a chopped onion, some ground meat, celery, a small amount of flour, a can of chopped tomatoes, a stock cube, Worcestershire sauce, and some salt and pepper. Cook the onion in a little oil for several minutes. Then add the meat, breaking it up and cooking until it starts to turn brown. Add in the celery, the flour, the ...

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: Fold dumplings

Watch this instructional video to learn how to fold dumplings with ripping them. THe trick is to use a little bit of water. This film contains no audio and no subtitles but you can still follow along.

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: 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: Cook a budget friendly Top Ramen noodle burrito

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...

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 pasta alla formiana with Giada De Laurentiis

In this tutorial, learn how to make a perfectly healthy pasta dish with Giada De Laurentiis from the Food Network. This dinner is so easy to make and takes no time at all. You don't even have to cook the pasta! The pasta will cook itself in the oven. This baked pasta is great for family gatherings and holidays so give it a try at your next function. Enjoy!

How To: Make raw Cantonese style chow mein

Jess Knox from "In the Raw" makes Raw Cantonese-Style Chow Mein. Start by spiralizing (or julienning) butternut squash and making a marinade of 2 tsp tamari (or soy sauce), 1 tbs almond butter, 1/3c water, and 1/2 clove garlic. Combine and put onto dehydrator tray in nest-shaped bunches at 110-125 degrees for 3 hours or until a little crispy.