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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: 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 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 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: 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.

How To: Make Campbell's style Maggi mee noodles

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.

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 tomato ketchup spaghetti with subtitles

In this video, you learn how to make napolitan (tomato ketchup spaghetti). This fun and delicious, and of course economical meal is a great dish for anyone in a hurry, or on a budget. This video, of "Cooking with Dog" you'll learn everything you need and what to do to achieve this delicious quick meal.

How To: Make fettuccini Napolitaine in tomato concasse

Vijay Wanchoo of the Imperial Hotel in Janpath, India shares this recipe. To make the concasse sauce he removes the skin of the tomatoes by putting them into hot water for a few seconds, then immediately into cold water; the skin then peels off easily. The tomatoes are then sliced, seeded and cubed.

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 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 ...

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!

How To: Make spaghetti with clam sauce

When you hear spaghetti, normally you would think of spaghetti and meatballs with marinara sauce. But in this tutorial, you're taking the meatballs and sauce out of the equation and instead substituting it for clam sauce. It's a great seafood dish that is sure to rile up your tastebuds and have you coming back for more. The ingredients are listed below, and before you think substituting the fresh clams with canned is a good idea, it's not. Enjoy!

How To: Make a raw pad thai salad with kelp noodles

In this video tutorial viewers learn how to make a raw pad Thai salad with kelp noodles. The ingredients required for this recipe are: 2 tbsp of almond butter, 1/3 cup of coconut oil, 1 tbsp of soy sauce, 1 tsp of coriander powder, 1/2 of jalapeno, 2 tsp of lemon juice and 1/3 cup of water. Add all those ingredients into a blender and blend the ingredients together. Now pour the mixture onto the kelp noodles and add in 1/2 cup of basil and greens. This video will benefit those viewers who enj...

How To: Make a pasta bake for 4 people in 30 minutes

In this video David from "The One Pot Chef" demonstrates how to make Pasta Bake. It is a very easy recipe and can be made in very little time. For this, first take some pasta. It can be macaroni or penne or any other form. Add a can of tomato soup in it and some frozen vegetables. Next add shredded chicken pieces and mix all the ingredients well. Add some water so the the soup sticks to the pasta. Then add some seasoning. Put the mixture in a baking tray and top it with grated cheese. Bake th...

How To: Make a Mexican lasagna

Lasagna is a perfect party pleaser - its big and gooey and tastes delicious. But, do you ever get bored of traditional Italian style lasagna? Look no further, in this tutorial you will learn how to make lasagna with a Mexican flair. This recipe includes taco seasoning, cilantro, ground beef and corn and is sure to surprise your guests. No one can resist this unique concoction. Make this for your next family gathering and you may never go back to the Italian style again! Enjoy!

How To: Make a creamy raw mushroom sauce for kelp noodles

Learn how to make kelp noodles with a creamy mushroom sauce brought to you by the renegade health show. The creamy mushroom sauce is made with chopped white mushrooms and leeks. Then you add in some olive oil, a little apple cider vinegar, some tamari, and a few pieces of sliced celery, then add some soaked sunflower seeds all into a food processor. Mix until it forms a creamy sauce. Serve kelp noodles into a bowl and then cover in the mushroom sauce and serve. Simple and easy recipe.

How To: Form homemade gnocchi by hand

It's not a chore to prepare the dough and form it into properly notched pillows that even Mario would be proud to serve. Gnocchi is an Italian pasta made with potato. It is very easy to make the dough and form the classic gnocchi shape with a fork.

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 pasta dough

This video shows how to make homemade pasta. You can either make it by hand or use a mixer with a dough hook. You will need to let it rest for 30 minutes before rolling it out.

How To: Make Pinoy style baked macaroni

Sick of lasagna? Check out this recipe for baked macaroni and branch out to new baked pastas! This recipe for baked macaroni is made in the style of Panlasangpinoy, a baked pasta dish from the Philipines. This meal is large and serves many, so consider making this for your next pot luck or family gathering. It tastes so yummy, you won't even have leftovers to clean up! Enjoy!

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, ...