Hot Pasta How-Tos

How To: Make tiny Italian potato dumplings or gnocchi

Gnocchi is a tasty alternative to traditional Italian pasta. Gnocchi is actually teeny tiny potato dumplings and tastes fantastic draped with your favorite olive oil or tomato sauce. Check out this video for advice on how to make your own gnocchi from scratch at home.

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: 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 creamy tuna & mushroom pasta

David from "The One Pot Chef Show" demonstrates how to make the delicious, quick, and inexpensive family dish of Creamy Tuna and Mushroom Pasta! All you need is some bow-tie pasta, sliced mushrooms, cream of mushroom soup, garlic, tuna and milk. By following the simple steps in this video, you can make this dish in 30 min. Boiling the liquid ingredients and mushrooms and then combining the mixture with the pasta and sticking it in the oven is really all it takes! If you're looking for a new r...

How To: Make pasta palermo with Italian side salad

Pasta palermo with Italian side salad is a Sicillian favorite. This simple meal takes approximately 30 minutes to prepare. You will need sun-dried tomato turkey sausage, skinless chicken thighs, butter, red onons, garlic, salt, pepper, water, ziti, mild pepper rings, zucchini, black olives and red wine vinegar. Make pasta palermo with Italian side salad.

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: Cook crispy rice noodles

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make crispy rice noodles. Begin with a 6-8 oz package of vermicelli rice noodles and soak them in water for 20 minutes. Then drain the noodles into a colander and let the dry. Now add 2-3 cups of peanut oil into a wok and heat it on high temperature. Then add in a handful of the rice noodles and let it cook for 3-5 minutes. Now remove the crispy noodles and place them on a paper towel to remove some of the oil. This video will benefit those viewers...

How To: Make chicken fettuccine alfredo with cream cheese

Wow your dinner party with a hearty pasta dish everyone can appreciate! In this video, learn how to make an Italian classic dish: fettuccine chicken alfredo! Follow the recipe below and get a standing ovation after dinner... that is, if your full-bellied dinner guests can stand up!

How To: Make Homemade Black Pasta Dough with Squid Ink

When you think squid ink, you don't normally think of pasta, but that's just because you're not thinking of black pasta! Yes, squid ink is indeed edible, despite its thick, gooey texture, and it's used most commonly as food coloring for pasta dough. And adding color to fresh pasta opens up a world of ideas for sauce, meat, herb, or cheese pairings!

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 Taste of Asia's house special lo mein

Chef Jui Chin demonstrates how to make Lo Mein. First, he starts with cut up meat and vegetables: green onions, white onions, shrimp, bean sprouts, julienne cabbage, julienne carrots, and separately he has some julienne sliced pork. You want precooked lo mein noodles or you can substitute with linguini or spaghetti. After preparing your meat and vegetables heat up the wok (you may want a bigger wok to avoid spilling) on the stove. Add a couple of tablespoons of oil and rotate the pan around t...

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 a chicken alfredo bread bowl

In this tutorial, Skinny and Mini teach us how to make a chicken alfredo bread bowl. First, melt a couple tablespoons of butter in a large pan and then add in some crushed garlic. Once you have let this saute, you will add in some heavy cream, as much as you would like depending on how much alfredo you are making. Once this is hot, you will add in fresh and grated mozzarella cheese and whisk together quickly. Then, add in parmesan cheese along with parsley, salt, and pepper to taste. Add as m...

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 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: 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: 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 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: 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 mushroom potato lasagna

Julia Child and her guest demonstrate how to make mushroom potato lasagna. In this dish potato is substituted for pasta and then layered with mushrooms to create this exquisite dish. Make mushroom potato lasagna.

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.

How To: Cook great tasting pasta every single time

A lot of people think pasta is just pasta - water and wheat - but there are so many more sides to this Italian delicacy that most people don't know about. In this video, The Pasta Channel shows you how to choose the best pasta in the supermarket and cook it properly to get the most delicious Italian dinner experience. Learn about the differences between pasta styles, how to choose the right one to get the most out of your sauce, and how to cook it all together. Follow these steps for an enjoy...

How To: Make Thai street vendor style pad thai

This street vendor cooking how-to video demonstrates two very simple, different versions of Pad Thai, but that's not all. The possibilities are endless when it comes to Pad Thai--you can use your imagination to tweak the recipe to your own taste. Here, the first version uses boiled chantaboon rice stick noodles, and white vinegar with black soy sauce as the main sauces. The second version, Pad Thai without noodles (Pad Thai Mai Sai Sen) is quite popular. We also have our own favorite version ...

How To: Make cold Korean buckwheat noodles (naeng myun)

This tutorial cooking video will teach you to make a cold Korean buckwheat dish. Naengmyeon (cold buckwheat noodles) is really popular in Korean and is so delicious. In this video I'm going to show you how to make 2 kinds of naengmyeon: mul naengmyeon (soup-based naengmyeon) and bibim naengmyeonis (hot spicy naengmyeon).

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: Prepare a simple penne carbonara with bacon and mushrooms

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.

How To: Make Pakistani style creamy pasta

This video shows you how to make Pakistani style creamy pasta. You will need 1 slice of butter, 100 gm finely chopped chicken, 1/2 onion chopped, Cheese to taste- cheddar, Handful of sliced mushrooms (frozen), Pasta of choice- boiled,

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: Prep rice noodles

This video shows you how to prepare rice noodles for cooking later. Soak the dry rice noodles in cold water. Soak the noodles until they are pliable. Drain the noodles in a colander. If the noodles are going to be used in stir fry, be sure to use plenty of oil so that they do not stick together.

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