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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 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: Make cheesy tortellini primavera with only three ingredients

If you love pasta, such as tortellini, but don't love the time it takes to cook, then you'll love this video recipe from Woman's Day Magazine. It's a time-saving, super clean version of tortellini primavera, which requires only three ingredients. Those are one package of cheese tortellini, one bag frozen sugar snap stir fry, and one jar of creamy Alfredo sauce.

How To: Make seafood pasta with jumbo prawns

If you're looking to create a nice seafood pasta dish for you and your significant other, then take a look at this tutorial. In the video, you'll find out what ingredients are needed to make a seafood pasta with jumbo prawns. These delicious treats are perfect for pastas and can be made in a short amount of time. So if you're up to the challenge and have all the ingredients required, check out the tutorial and good luck!

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 pasta with chicken and mushrooms

Here at Wonder How To, we love pasta. It's probably not the best addiction to have, at least not for our waistline, but getting our daily load of carbs sure feels good for the soul (and the tongue). Which is why we're diging this recipe for a delicious, creamy pasta with chicken and mushrooms.

How To: Cook bowtie pasta with sausage and roasted peppers

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook bowtie pasta with sausage and roasted peppers. You will need: garlic powder, basil, oregano, parsley, red peppers, roasted peppers, minced garlic, 2 small tomatoes, chicken bouillon, beef bouillon, sausage, and bowtie pasta. First, place your sausage into a grill and remove the excess fat, it's best if you have a small countertop grill. When done cooking, chop up into small sections. Now, chop up your vegetables and place into a frying pan with olive oil...

How To: Make a low fat alfredo sauce

Chef Jason Hill teaches us how to make a low fat alfredo sauce. First, take a head of cauliflower and cut it in half, then cut all the florets out of the head. Now, place the cauliflower in rapidly boiling water until it's extremely tender. While this is cooking, melt 1 tbsp butter and Italian seasoning with minced garlic in a saucepan. Then, add in 1/2 c of cream and stir rapidly. Bring the mixture to a simmer for 1 minute, then add 1/2 c fresh grated parmesan cheese and let simmer for anoth...

How To: Make a Southern Italian pasta with sardines

Got a few cans of sardines you've been stashing in your emergency kit that are so old you don't even know when you purchased them? Well, as long as your sardines aren't expired (canned goods can last years) you can actually put some use to them before the world ends simply by tossing them into a pasta.

How To: Make pasta with crisp prosciutto, peas, and greens

Pasta topped with fresh cheese and veggies is one of the healthiest and most delightful complements to summer dishes. We can imagine chowing down on this pasta topped with crisp prosciutto, peas, and fresh greens out on the balcony of our beach house (this IS a fantasy after all) with a glass of red wine in hand and a trashy novel.

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 hot parmesan artichoke dip

In this tutorial, we learn how to make hot parmesan artichoke dip. First, heat up a skillet and then grab your ingredients. You will need: 1 1/2 cups mayo, 3 jars marinated quartered artichoke hearts, drained and chopped, 2 cans chopped green chilies, drained, 2 cups freshly shredded parmesan cheese, and 4 tsp minced garlic. Combine all of your ingredients and stir together with a spoon in a slow cooker. Cover the cooker and let it simmer on low for 4 hours. Stir this mixture up when it's don...

How To: Pasta with Cottage Cheese

In this clip, learn how to make pasta with cottage cheese. This healthier, interesting approach to lasagna is easy to prepare and feeds many so it is perfect for your next holiday or family gathering. Whip up this dish and enjoy it today!

How To: Make parmesan chicken & macaroni casserole with Betty

In this clip, learn how to make one of Betty's best recipes. This casserole is hearty, easy to make, economical and pleases everyone in your home. There are a bunch of super easy ingredients used in this dish and chances are you already have most of them in your kitchen. Enjoy this delicious meal for family gatherings or on your own and eat the tasty leftovers for days! Enjoy!

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 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 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 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 lemon & garlic shrimp pasta

If you are looking for a truly inspiring pasta, check out this tutorial from Food Mobs. This lemon prawn pasta dish is actually quite healthy and super easy to prepare so you can eat it at any time. If you are hungry and looking for something delicious and fast, this is the perfect recipe for you. Your entire family will enjoy slurping up this lemony dish. Enjoy!

How To: Make traditional Italian spaghetti carbonara

In this recipe, you will learn how to make traditional spaghetti carbonara. This dish may not be exactly what you expect it to be - there is no cream involved, and it is essentially spaghetti with eggs and bacon. Follow along with this tutorial from Chef John and make your family a healthier and much tastier carbonara.

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 ricotta & taleggio ravioli with wild mushrooms

In this tutorial, Chef Anne Burrell shows you how to make a delicious pasta dish for any occasion. This Italian delight is filled with ricotta and taleggio cheeses and smothered in a homemade wild mushroom sauce and pancetta. You can almost smell the garlic watching this amazing clip. Get ready for a delicious comforting meal with this professional recipe from the Food Network.

How To: Make healthy broccoli stir fry at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade healthy broccoli stir fry. First, turn on your wok to medium heat and then add in 3 cups of blanched broccoli florets. Now add in olive oil with the broccoli, as well as shallots, ginger, and garlic. Next, add a pinch of salt and black pepper and mix until well combined. Your wok should now be turned to high heat, then add in 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and 2 tablespoon of low sodium soy sauce. Once everything is hot, scoop onto a serving dish an...

How To: Make pasta with pumpkin

In this tutorial, we learn how to make pasta with pumpkin. You will need: bacon, parmesan, rosemary, garlic, and balsamic vinegar. First you will chop your pumpkin up into small cubes and then slice up the bacon, herbs and garlic until they are fine. Next, grab a pumpkin puree, or make your own. Now, in a boiling pot add in your favorite type of pasta and let boil. In another pan, brown your bacon with olive oil and then drain. Next add in your cubed pumpkin and let brown, then add in the bac...

How To: Make a tasty shrimp lasagna

If you love both seafood and pasta, this next tutorial is sure to blow your mind! In this video, you'll be finding out how to make a delicious and tasty shrimp lasagna. The ingredients for making lasagna remain the same, but just has a few variations. So check out the video above, good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make fried mac and cheese with Paula Deen

Ready to do some deep south cookin'? In this video, learn how to make fried mac & cheese with owner of Lady and Sons and Food Network's resident top southern chef, Paula Deen! ...And this isn't just any mac & cheese! This is mac & cheese wrapped in bacon and fried for a delicious crunchy finger food!

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: Prepare penne with butternut squash with Giada

Everyday Italian with Giada di Laurentiis took over the heart and attention spans of food network viewers for years, and now on Giada At Home she shares her culinary skills with more of a California bent. Her worlds collide in this video, where she prepares a butternut squash penne pasta with goat cheese and walnuts. This dish is quick to prepare, robust, and delicious, with just the right texture when done properly.