Pasta Dishes

How To : Cook a red pepper and sausage pasta dish

Everyone loves pasta recipes because they are so simple and quick to prepare. This how to video will show you how to make a delicious red pepper and sausage pasta dish. Watch and impress your family by making it for dinner. Shopping list: -one red pepper -clove of garlic -Fre ...more

How To : Make an Italian baby back rib pasta dish

Calling all meat lovers! This tutorial focuses on red meat, more specifically: baby back ribs! You'll find out how to cook the ribs as well as make a delicious looking pasta dish using the following ingredients: -Baby Back Ribs -8 italian Sausages -2 medium onions -1 teaspoon ...more

How To : Toast pumpkin seeds

This video shows how to toast pumpkin seeds whose flavor is greatly enhanced by the toasting process. They are also very nutritious and add texture to meals. You don't need any oil as pumpkins have their own oil. You will need a hot skillet and a cup full of pumpkins which wil ...more

How To : Reheat food correctly

Turn your leftovers into another tasty meal by reheating them the right way. You Will Need * Leftovers * Microwave-safe containers * Heavy plastic wrap * Oven-safe pans * Aluminum foil * A metal strainer * A food thermometer Step 1: Reheat soups and other liquids Boil soups, ...more

News : These Edible Flowers Will Literally Shock You

Eating flowers is a time-honored culinary tradition, from nibbling on nasturtiums to grazing on candied violets. And why not? They look beautiful and lend a unique floral flavors to salads, desserts, and anything in between. Don't Miss: Weird Ingredient Wednesday—Zucchini Blo ...more

How To : The Absolute Best Way to Prepare & Cook Artichokes

You've probably noticed artichokes at the front and center of your local grocery store or farmer's market recently, as spring is artichoke season; They may look like strange, complicated vegetables if you've never cooked them before. Don't Miss: How to Select Veggies at Their ...more

Ingredients 101 : How & Why You Should Clarify Butter

Unless you're vegan or lactose intolerant, butter is an indispensible ingredient. However, butter is no one-trick pony. It can take many forms that make it even more versatile and useful in the kitchen. Clarified butter has many advantages over regular butter—but there are cer ...more

How To : Make asparagus carbonara with Steve Ricci

Executive Chef Steve Ricci from Prime restaurant shows you how to create a very quick Asparagus Carbonara in this video. This dish is not only filling but can be done in under twenty minutes. This homemade sauce is created in the time it takes to merely boil your pasta. The fl ...more

How To : Prepare penne pasta with spicy sausage ragu

Why be a vegetarian when there's so many good meat-based recipes out there? Well, at least that's our reasoning. Meat eaters unite in this succulent, comfort food-y dish of penne pasta with a spicy sausage ragu (or meat sauce). Now that the nights are cooler, this warm dish i ...more

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 pe ...more

How To : Make Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Trying to stay away from carbs but love starches? Why not try some spaghetti squash instead of all that pasta? Spaghetti squash is easy to prepare and can be garnished just like you would with pasta or potatoes. In this tutorial, learn how to make a delicious stuffed spaghett ...more

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 a ...more

How To : Make carrot noodles in orange-ginger glaze

Tired of the same old noodles? Well, bring a little vegetarian flair to noodles by using fresh cut carrots. But this is only if you really love carrots. You have to. Because they're carrot noodles. Give it a try and see the whole recipe for carrot noodles in orange-ginger glaz ...more

How To : Make an Italian vegetable pot pie

This recipe is hearty enough to serve as the main dish or entree for any dinner, but it's completely vegetarian! It also uses mostly Italian vegetables, such as zucchini, peppers and tomatoes. Add a few potatoes, use a white pasta sauce as your gravy and then bake!

How To : Peel & mince garlic

For anyone new to cooking, this basic tutorial shows us how to mince garlic, an ingredient often used in a variety of recipes. If you are going to mince a clove of garlic, you will need to separate the clove from the bulb. Before you mince your garlic, you will need to peel it ...more

How To : Make a chicken and noodle casserole with Betty

Chicken noodle soup is a very comforting dish, but sometimes you need something a bit heartier. In this video, Betty shows us how to make her favorite chicken noodle casserole. This dish is bursting with flavor and very filling. The casserole is perfect for a chilly winter eve ...more

How To : Make pasta fazool

This video shows you Italian soul food at its best! Watch it and learn how to make a classic pasta fazool dish.

How To : Prepare an impeccable Italian meal

Even though he has chicken, cheese and pasta at his disposal, Chef Paul refuses to make Tom’s favorite Italian dish: chicken parmesan. Instead, the esteemed chef does everyone a favor by creating herb-seared chicken breast, warm zucchini stew with angel-hair pasta and broccoli ...more

How To : Make moist and authentic Italian meatballs

Plan an Italian-style dinner tonight with these authentic and traditional meatballs, straight form Italy! This meatballs recipe is a family treasure, which Jane happily shares with us. There's some great meatball-making tips in this video, so pay attention, because you won't g ...more

How To : Make Indian chicken meat balls with pasta

If the only way you've ever had meat balls is coated in a sea of marinara or meat sauce at an Italian joint, then you haven't even hit the tip of the iceburg when it comes to meatball recipes. If you love your balls of meat and are interested in trying a spicier, alternative t ...more

How To : Make a vegetarian school lunch with Tamra Davis

In this video, we learn how to make a vegetarian school lunch with Tamra Davis. First, you need to prepare your lunch box and place an ice pack in the freezer. Now, prepare the lunch by adding a main dish, such as a sandwich, burrito, or pasta. Add in a dairy item, such as che ...more

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 ...more

How To : Cook spaghetti squash for a healthy alternative

This is a great method to use squash as an alternative to pasta. Take spaghetti squash and slice it in half. Scoop out the inside and discard. You now season the two sides with butter and want ever other seasonings you like. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a baking dish pl ...more

How To : Transition Smoothly To Vegetarianism

So you've found yourself opting to be a vegetarian. The transition into a new way of eating and living is not always easy and as a result people often ditch their vegetarian goals and revert back to their previous eating habits. Here are some steps to ensure a successful trans ...more

How To : Make spaghetti squash and meatballs from scratch

Ian Desabrais shows us how he makes spaghetti squash and meatballs. Besides a spaghetti squash, you will need an onion, yellow and orange peppers, asparagus, diced garlic, ground meat, an egg, some honey, spices and pasta sauce. Cut the squash in half and remove the seeds. Pok ...more

How To : Make healthy Italian style pasta salad with Betty

Most pasta salad is very "American" and full of fatty things like mayonnaise. By adjusting a few ingredients and adding some yummy veggies, you can transform your salad and have a healthy addition to your outdoor summer party menu! In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make ...more

How To : Make crab and edamame ravioli

In this video Beau MacMillan demonstrates how to make crab and edamame ravioli. He begins by making the pasta with all purpose and semolina flour, eggs, salt and olive oil. He kneads the dough and lets it rest while making the orange beurre blanc sauce. The sauce uses white wi ...more

How To : Make a creamy pasta salad

Add 1 Tablespoon chicken bouillon to the cold water in the pot. You may also add herbs/spices if you wish. Cook pasta according to package directions. Start checking about two minutes before the end of cooking time. Add a cup of cold water to stop cooking as soon as pasta is ...more

How To : Make easy baked ziti

When you want to feed a crowd without spending hours working in the kitchen, follow these steps to make an Italian dish that's sure to please the whole family. You Will Need * 1 16-oz. box penne pasta * 1 28-oz. jar marinara sauce * 2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese * 1/4 c. gra ...more

How To : Make a quick-and-easy beef stroganoff

In this video Chef Christi shows how to make an easy and nutritious dish called beef stroganoff. The ingredients used for this dish are butter, thinly sliced meat, button mushrooms, tomato paste, chopped garlic, low fat cream, milk, pasta, pepper, and red wine. She melts the b ...more

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, ev ...more

How To : Make pasta bake with a cheesy topping

Sue McMahon, Cookery Editor of Woman's Weekly in the U.K., demonstrates this delicious pasta dish. The ingredients that go into this dish are spiral pasta that has been cooked, a chopped onion, some ground meat, celery, a small amount of flour, a can of chopped tomatoes, a sto ...more

How To : Make a healthy eggplant parmesan dish

Eggplant is a delicious and nutritious veggie that goes great with pastas and other Italian dishes, but it is very difficult to cook. You can under cook and over cook eggplant and the results will be a weird tasting dish that will turn you off. But if made properly, it 's a gr ...more

How To : Make lobster mac and cheese

Enjoy a grownup version of macaroni and cheese with a lobster twist! Mac and cheese is always good, but lobster adds something to it you never thought possible. A great side dish or perfect for a main meal. See how to make this delicious dish with this recipe. Kate enjoyed a ...more

How To : Make mozzarella cheese with Chef David DiBari

There's one ingredients that any pasta dish needs in order to be completed: cheese! Aside from the pasta itself, adding cheese to any dish can make things taste so much better. One of the most common cheese that is used is mozzarella cheese. This tasty white food, goes awesome ...more

How To : Cook delicious lasagna the easy way

In order to prepare an easy Lasagna, you will need the following ingredients: oven ready lasagna noodles, mozzarella, cheddar cheese, tomato sauce, and ground hamburger. Brown ground beef in skillet. After it browns, drain. Add tomato sauce. Incorporate the sauce into the bee ...more

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 i ...more

News : Navigating the sugar (and white flour) fests

What's the main dish that's served at pot lucks? Pasta! And what's pasta loaded with? White flour! Pot lucks, birthday parties and similar gatherings are a regular occurrence in our family. Humans like to socialize and in our culture, we do that best around food--food that mo ...more

How To : Make squash ribbons for a fettuccine pasta

Watch this cooking how-to video and learn how to make squash ribbons for an easy, summery fettucine dish or simple salad. Squash ribbons are very simple to make, you can use yellow or green squash for this recipe. Start by taking the ends of the squash, peel off the skin and u ...more

How To : Make chicken Alfredo with fettuccine pasta

Nothing is sexier than a man who can cook. For guys new to cooking, pasta is one of the easier dishes to learn. Watch this cooking tutorial by college dudes to learn how to make quick and easy chicken Alfredo with fettuccine pasta.

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. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make baked eggplant patties

This is a good dish to serve with pasta and it is easy to prepare. Ingredients you will need: 1 good size eggplant 1-cup breadcrumbs 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Black fresh ground pepper. Olive oil Wash the eggplant and with a potato peeler peel the eg ...more

How To : Make a seafood pasta

In this video the Chef Frank will show you how to make a fantastic restaurant quality seafood pasta. This dish is fresh, flavorful and only take about ten minutes to make. Leaning from a chef will give you the tips to make the most out of ordinary ingredients. Step 1 If you ...more

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