Hot Pasta How-Tos

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 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 simple spicy Italian sausage ragu pasta

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.

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 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: 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 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 Monterey Jack spaghetti in a slow cooker

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.

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 orzo with vegetables with Giada De Laurentiis

Mix up a yummy pasta recipe that is easy to make and fun to eat. Kids won't be able to resist this creamy orzo pasta with fresh vegetables. 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 her Italian family. She'll show you easy dishes that are perfe...

How To: Make healthy pasta

Thinking pasta is too heavy for your new diet? Think again. Pasta can provide a healthy meal rich in fiber and vitamins. Follow these steps to make healthier choices for your next pasta dinner.

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: 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 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: 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 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 alfredo penne pasta with shrimp

In this video Chef Valencia will show you how to make Pasta Alfredo with shrimp. To make the Alfredo sauce you will need oil, garlic, Parmesan, cornstarch, pepper, salt and whipping cream. Add a little oil to your pan, add some garlic and mix with a wooden spoon. Pour the whipping cream into the mix until it is warm enough to melt the Parmesan when you add it. Mix well. Add some salt and pepper and continue to stir until the cheese is melted. To thicken the sauce, just add some cornstarch and...

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 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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.

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