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.
While ramen noodles aren't unhealthy per se, they aren't packed full of vitamins either. But if you're a fan of these cheap, tasty noodles, there are ways to make the meal more balanced.
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!
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...
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!
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.
Maggi mee are a brand of noodles that if cooked wrong cook end up tasting pretty bad. Watch this how to video to learn a great way to quick fix your Maggi mee noodle recipes. Add some Campbell's soup cream of mushroom to your Maggi mee noodles for a great meal.
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.
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This shows you how to make home made raviolis, how to make semolina dough in Grandma Rosa's Italian kitchen , using ricotta and an Atlas pasta maker. Music by Dean Martin.
How to make and cook the famous Italian recipe "gnocchi di patate" (potato dumplings).
Learn how to make a hard boiled egg with this quick easy-to-follow video. Get ready for the Easter Bunny, or just want to eat a little healthier, than this video's for you.
Pasta is a ridiculously versatile food. You can have it with almost any kind of meat, vegetable, or sauce that you could imagine, and unless you throw in something totally bizarre, it usually tastes good. If you're really feeling fancy, you can even make dessert pasta.
This penne lasagna dish, prepared and cooked by Chef Hubert Keller, is easy to make the night before and is sure to please everyone with its rich, Italian flavors. Ingredients
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!)
If you have a few minutes you can create delicious potstickers at home. Besides the potsticker wrapper, you will need to make the stuffing. Be sure to have the following ingredients:
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.
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.
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.
Sure, you can buy your own dry pasta in a box... but it's so much fun to make your own! All you need to make pasta is flour and eggs. Cut it into slender spaghetti noodles or make thick lasagna noodles.
This dish is easy, and the perfect thing to bring to a potluck or a picnic. Start with small pasta (such as elbow macaroni, shells or penne). After the pasta has been cooked, toss with your favorite fresh vegetables (such as tomatoes, olives, mushrooms or peppers) and some olive oil.
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.
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.
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.
You've probably had macaroni and cheese before, but we can bet you've never had the dish Paula Deen style - that's right, with ten sticks of butter thrown in.
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.
What's yummier than fresh mac and cheese? Mac and cheese PLUS crumbled potato chips! Yup, two comfort foods in one will make your stomach one happy camper tonight. Check out this food video to learn how to make a super easy, no-bake mac and cheese mixed in with crumbled potato chip gratin.
Can't seem to perfect your authentic Italian spaghetti recipe? Well, this video shows you an Italian-style spaghetti recipe with delicious heirloom tomato sauce on capellini pasta, garnished with fresh basil. This paste recipe cooks in minutes! Side with a nice healthy salad and you have the perfect Italian dinner.
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
Why be a vegetarian when there's so many good meat-based recipes out there? Well, at least that's our reasoning.
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.
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.
Take a trip to the breezy seaside town of Amalfi, Italy without ever leaving your own home by checking out this video recipe for an Almalfi Coast inspired egg noodle pasta with tuna and mascarpone sauce.
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!
Casseroles don't have the best reputation. After all, they are a Thanksgiving table staple, and we all know that Thanksgiving foods aren't known for being the healthiest foods you can put into your mouth.
Health nuts berate creamy sauces because they're too full of fat, carbohydrates, and calories, but who said you couldn't indulge every once in a while? If you love pasta and you love creamy foods then this linguini, topped with a creamy white clam sauce, will be your heaven on earth.
What is it about Italian food that makes it seem like we're indulging ourselves with something truly special every time we eat it? Maybe it's the careful and loving preparation, the scintillating flavors that revolve around cheese (yum), tomatoes, and pasta?