Hot Pasta How-Tos

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: Stir fry Chinese fried noodles wtih Kai

Forget the Chinese take out, this vegetarian Chinese dish of fried noodles is perfect for any day of the week. Watch this how to video tutorial as professional Thai chef Kai shows you how to stir fry fried noodles. This vegetarian recipe is quick and delicious try it tonight.

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 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 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: 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 reddish pasta dough with roasted, puréed red peppers

If you're making homemade pasta at home, you're not making "homemade" if you're not kneading the dough yourself. That means no pre-made pasta from the store! Forget the rigatoni on the shelf. Forget the penne pasta. Forget the ziti! If you didn't make it and shape it yourself, you didn't actually make a home-cooked pasta for dinner.

How To: Make Filipino-style spaghetti

This video shows you how to make a typical Filipino favorite, a pinoy styled spaghetti dish. Even McDonald's was inspired, adding a McSpaghetti to there menu in the Philipinnes. Now, you can make this you unique yet traditional for you and the family to be try and 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: Cook spaghetti with meatballs

Check out this how-to video to cook spaghetti with meatballs. This is a video recipe for a real Italian classic. Spaghetti and meatballs is one of those meals you never get sick of. Try it and see how easy it is to make it taste delicious.

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: 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 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 perfect ramen noodles

This video is a demonstration of how to make the perfect ramen noodles. The requirements for the recipe are 2 packets of ramen noodles, milk and vegetable oil. Using butter instead of oil enhances the taste of this recipe. Water is heated in a pan and the noddles are added to hot water. Let the water boil and cook the noodles till they turn soft. Drain the water from the noodles using a strainer and put it back in the pan. Add half a cap of vegetable oil to the strained noodles and mix thorou...

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 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 rigatoni

In this video recipe, our expert chef will demonstrate how to make rigatoni. In this cheap and hearty dinner recipe series, you will learn easy step-by-step instructions on how to prepare the vegetables and cook the sausage to add your rigatoni. You will also get tips and advice on how season the vegetables and pasta, how to serve your meal and even how to store the left overs. This is a great meal for a large gathering, and is sure to please the whole family.

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 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: 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 raw Cantonese style chow mein

Jess Knox from "In the Raw" makes Raw Cantonese-Style Chow Mein. Start by spiralizing (or julienning) butternut squash and making a marinade of 2 tsp tamari (or soy sauce), 1 tbs almond butter, 1/3c water, and 1/2 clove garlic. Combine and put onto dehydrator tray in nest-shaped bunches at 110-125 degrees for 3 hours or until a little crispy.

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 an Atkins low carb chicken alfredo dish

Here we prepare chicken broccoli alfredo. We cook it on spaghetti squash or green filled pasta. The chicken is cooking in the frying pan with olive oil, pepper and salted along with Italian seasoning. The spaghetti squash will be cooked in a frying pan too with the insides scooped out and cooked for 20 minutes. Chopped broccoli will be also used. Now make Alfredo sauce by melting 1 cup of butter in a pan and 8 ounces of cream cheese to it and 1 teaspoon of garlic powder alone with 1 clove of ...

How To: Prepare pasta dough

If you want to make homemade pasta, the key is in the dough. Making the perfect dough is easy though, and this video recipe will show you how to do it. See how to prepare a pasta dough that is sure to be a hit in any pasta meal.

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: 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: Jazz up ramen noodles

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.

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