How To: Make a traditional rich and creamy tomato soup

Once you have this soup, you'll never reach for another can again. You will need: 4 ounces salted butter, 1 large chopped onion, 4 stalks chopped celery, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 1 chopped fennel bulb, 2 chopped carrots, 3 cans diced tomatoes, 4 cups vegetable or chicken stock, 12 sun-dred tomatoes, 2 tablespoons tomato paste, 1/2 cup sugar, salt, pepper, 3 cups light cream, Worcestershire sauce and 5 tablespoons cornstarch. Make a traditional rich and creamy tomato soup.

How To: Make meals from the Great Depression: Egg drop soup

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, Clara makes Egg Drop Soup and remembers a story about her brother.

How To: Cook stove top lentil soup

Follow this quick recipe for some delicious lentil soup, made from scratch. To make a delicious stove top lentil soup, you will need the following ingredients: 1cup of lentils, 4 cups of water, 1 onion, 1 tsp oil, salt and pepper, butter and flour. Boil the lentils in water. Chop the onion, and fry the onions with the lentils in the oil. Add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil. Put the butter in a pan, melt it, and add the flour. Add some cold water to the pan and stir. Pour it into the soup....

How To: Cook homemade Vietnamese pho tai (beef & noodle soup)

Pho. If you haven't heard of this Vietnamese soup, you've got to run and try it… NOW. Okay, you don't have to run to the local pho eatery, you can make your own homemade version right in your own kitchen. In this video series from the chose "Cooking with Maily", you'll learn how to make the pho tái version of this wonderful soup. Pho tái means noodle soup with raw beef fillets, which cook when placed inside the hot liquid. It's quite a treat, and if you love soup, you'll love this. Maybe you'...

How To: Make basic potato soup

Potato soup is not difficult to make but it is incredibly tasty and filling. In this tutorial learn how to make a delicious potato soup from scratch and what to do if you make a mistake. You can't ruin this soup! If you mess up, follow Melanie's tips for recovery and no one will be the wiser.

How To: Make tomato rasam

Alfred Prasad, head chef at Tamarind in London's mayfair, shows how to make his special tomato rasam, a stimulating thin soup of tomatoes flavored with coriander, garlic and peppercorns. It's a hot South Indian dish that is great with another dish, as a starter, or on its own. Make tomato rasam.

How To: Cook a flavorful water veggie soup without using stock

Today we are making water soup. Now this may conjure up images of a flavorless meal. In this how to video Mark Bittman from the New York Times shows how to make a flavorful soup without using stock. This recipe is equally delicious as any other stock based soup out there. Mix in onions, carrots, zucchini, garlic and fresh parsley. Cook a flavorful water veggie soup without using stock.

How To: Make Vietnamese pumpkin soup

This video is a demonstration of how to make pumpkin soup the Vietnamese way. The ingredients are 1/2 pound of ground pork, scallions, fresh pumpkin, salt, pepper, sugar and fish sauce. Prepare the meat: mix the pork with 2 teaspoons of sugar, half a teaspoon of salt, some pepper and chopped up scallions (reserve some), and two tablespoons of fish sauce. Cut up the remaining scallions. Cut up the pumpkin and remove the skin. Boil four cups of water and a little salt. Drop chunks of pork into ...

How To: Make Chinese ma po tofu soup

In this video series, our expert Hiu Yau will show you how to approach the simple recipe for this authentic Chinese dish. From chopping vegetables to blanching and stir fry methods, Yau breaks down Ma Po Tofu cooking for anyone willing to learn.

How To: Make giambotta (Italian vegetable and sausage stew)

This dish was originally made either with all vegetables, or with the addition of Italian sausage. Growing up, Chef John remembers this being made with sweet Italian sausage occasionally, but most of the time it was hot dogs. Hot dogs were simply the least expensive sausage available, and so our grandparents, needing to feed many mouths without many dollars, chose this lower cost alternative. The strange thing is, it really works! It tastes wonderful no matter what sausage you chose

How To: Cook scorpion soup with garlic and pork

Eat scorpions?!? Of course! Insects can be a great source of protein. Scorpion soup, which you can cook in a wok, may be served as a main course or an appetizer. Learn the key to cooking this unique soup, and amaze your friends at the next dinner party or potluck you attend!

How To: Cook Low Sodium Minestrone Soup

This is an amazing minestrone soup that is both extremely healthy and tastes delicious. It's high in fiber and is full of vitamins and minerals. Even though it's low in salt and so healthy it still leaves you feeling full and satisfied. You can make this soup anytime of the year winter, spring, summer, and fall or for lunch or dinner or even a snack. My wife and I created this recipe because she was pregnant and had to follow a low sodium diet. This recipe is not just for women who are pregna...

How To: Make Filipino arroz caldo (chicken rice soup)

This video shows how to cook Arroz Caldo the panlasangpinoy way. Arroz Caldo (literally translated as warm rice) is a type of congee (or lugaw) that closely resembles the risotto. Though ,this dish is of Chinese origin, the (new) name was actually given by the Spaniards ,because of pronunciation issues.

How To: Cook moo tom khem Thai pork stew with Kai

In this dish, you can use pork legs or pork tenderloin. It's called moo tom khem or khai pae lo in Thailand. Serve it with cooked rice. You will need pork, sugar, boiled eggs, ginger, pae lo Chinese five spice powder, and cooking oil. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make moon tom khen, or pork stew, with Thai chef Kai.

How To: Make New Orleans style gumbo with scallops

You can't get better gumbo than in Louisiana, but if you, like us, can't make it out there anytime soon then the best way to soak up the savory and spicy flavor of Louisiana is to bring Louisiana home to you. Gumbo, a very thick and deep stew consisting of meat, vegetables, and more chili powder than most of us would deem safe, is a tradtional Lousiana dish.

How To: Make poached egg soup with carrots, garlic & onions

In this tutorial, we learn how to make poached egg soup. First, roast carrots, garlic, and onions with olive oil until they are golden brown. After this, pour hot chicken stock into the pan along with fresh herbs that are your favorite. You can use cilantro, basil, tarragon, or whatever else you like. Next, crack as many eggs as you'd like into the hot broth. After this, set your timer for three minutes and the eggs will be cooked perfectly. When you're ready to serve, pour broth and one egg ...

How To: Make Sopa de Fideo Mexican soup

This video shows how to make Sopa de Fideo, a traditional Mexican soup. In the blender put some Roma tomatoes, two cloves of peeled garlic, a small amount of onion, and two tomato and chicken bouillon cubes, and blend together.

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