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How To: Cook pasta like a chef

Check out this video cooking tip from The Chef's Toolbox in Australia. Watch this tutorial to learn how to cook pasta like a chef. Cooking pasta is easy with a little know-how, see how to do it right here.

How To: Make plain Chinese stir fried noodles

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make Chinese stir fried noodle. The ingredients required for this recipe are: 1 package of egg noodle (8 oz), 2 tbsp of soy sauce, 1 tbsp of salt, 1 tbsp of sesame oil and 2 green onions that are sliced into 2 inch pieces. Begin by boiling some water and add in the egg noodles for about 7-10 minutes. Then strain the noodles, add the sesame oil and let them dry for 5 minutes. Now add 1 tbsp of oil into a wok and heat the oven at medium heat. Add in ...

How To: Make Italian pasta salad with Giada De Laurentiis

In this clip, learn how to make a traditional pasta salad from Food Network host, Giada De Laurentiis. Giada has been eating pasta since the day she was born and was raised in a big Italian household. In this clip, she shows you one of her favorite recipes - straight from her Mom's kitchen. This pasta salad will serve up great at any get together and is absolutely delicious.

How To: Make hand pulled noodles

Making delicious hand pulled noodles is no longer Asia's best kept secret! In this two part tutorial, learn exactly how to create those delicious noodles - fresh from your own kitchen! Enjoy these noodles in all of your favorite Asian inspired dishes. Delicious!

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 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 a homestyle spaghetti with meat sauce

If you are looking for a slightly healthier, and homier, way to make spaghetti with a classic meat sauce then you've come to the right place! In this video you will learn how to make a fantastic home style spaghetti meat sauce with a pinch of love from grandma. And the best part is: she is doing it all in a cast iron skillet!

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 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: Cook Pad Thai

This video explains how to make Pad Thai, a Thailand noodle dish. You need a half pound of rice noodles, shrimp, palm sugar, ground chili, garlic, bean sprouts, tamarind sauce, peanuts, chives, dried shrimps, fish sauce, firm tofu, cooking oil, eggs, and some water. You would first soak the rice noodles until they hydrate or become soft. Chop the garlic, chives, peanuts and tofu. You would prepare the sauce first and then cook the noodles. Follow the rest of the steps of the video and you can...

How To: Make a creamy mac and cheese with Paula Deen

Paula from the Food Network shares her recipe for creamy macaroni and cheese made with a cheddar cheese soup in a crock pot. First, melt a half stick of butter and mix in two and a half cups of sharp cheddar and melt it together. Put that mixture into the crock pot, then add a can of cheddar cheese soup, and mix. Add a half cup of sour cream and a half teaspoon of ground mustard, half teaspoon each of salt and pepper, and one cup of milk. Beat three eggs and add to the crock pot. Add about tw...

How To: Prepare tuna fettuccine

Cook pasta as directed on packet. Drain. In a saucepan, melt butter and mix in flour. Cook over a low heat for 1-2 minutes until a smooth paste. Pour in milk and cook, stirring, for 5-10 minutes until sauce becomes thick.

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 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 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 lasagna roll-ups

The Food Corner brings us this twist on traditional lasagna - roll ups instead of layered. The ingredients for this dish are: cooked lasagna noodles, ground beef that has been cooked and seasoned, prepared spaghetti sauce, a lightly beaten egg, ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese.

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 baked ziti in the oven

Brittney White shows us how to make Baked Ziti, YUM! You will need, 1 box of ziti pasta, 2 jars of spaghetti sauce, 1 tsp dried oregano, 1tbs dried parsley, ½ tsp garlic powder, 2 cups mozzarella cheese, 1 ¾ cup ricotta cheese, one egg, and salt and pepper to taste. Preheat your oven to 375% and make Ziti according to package directions. While ziti cooks, in a separate but large bowl add 1 ½ cups of the spaghetti sauce and the rest of your ingredients, and salt and pepper to taste, and stir. ...

How To: Cook pasta the Italian way with Jamas Russell

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook pasta the Italian way with Jamas Russell. TO begin, heat up a large pot with water and salt. Once this is boiled, add in your pasta and lower the heat slightly. Once the pasta is added, add in a bit of olive oil so the pasta doesn't stick together. After the pasta has been boiling several minutes, check to see if it's done. If the pasta still has a slight crunch to it, it's cooked perfectly. If the pasta is still hard, cook it longer. After this, drain t...

How To: Make baked ziti in your home oven

Baked ziti is the ultimate comfort food. You get it all, cheese, sauce, yummy noodles, and no matter who you serve it to, they will love it. In this tutorial, learn how to make this perfectly delicious dish in your home oven. You can serve this for your family, at a party, or even make it for yourself and save the left overs!

How To: Make pasta pomodoro with Sam Fogarino of Interpol

Let's set the scene: Great New York loft space, with seemingly A+ hosts and dinner party guest Sam Fogarino (of the band Interpol) making the main course: Pasta Pomodoro. Um, may we say très chic? So upper east side. Enjoy this video which acts as a great how to on how to throw a great dinner party, mixed with a delicious recipe for Pasta Pomodoro.

How To: Make amazing spaghetti & meatballs

These meatballs are so moist you'll never make another meatball recipe. Shared by the awesome folks at Tavolo restaurant in Boston, these guys do not mess around when it comes to meatballs. Big, beautiful and satisfying. Enjoy this tutorial on how to make delicious, homemade spaghetti & meatballs. Make amazing spaghetti & meatballs.

How To: Cook Indian sevia upma

Ever get tired of the suji upma? Try this wonderful twist for a change. Vermicelli is known by a host of other names - Sevia, Seviya, Semiya, Sevai. Upma is a great breakfast or snack idea and goes great with C-chutney or tomato chutney or just plain old pickle! Watch this ho to video to learn how to make Indian sevia upma.

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 alfredo penne pasta with shrimp

In this video Chef Valencia will show you how to make Pasta Alfredo with shrimp. To make the Alfredo sauce you will need oil, garlic, Parmesan, cornstarch, pepper, salt and whipping cream. Add a little oil to your pan, add some garlic and mix with a wooden spoon. Pour the whipping cream into the mix until it is warm enough to melt the Parmesan when you add it. Mix well. Add some salt and pepper and continue to stir until the cheese is melted. To thicken the sauce, just add some cornstarch and...