How To: Make authentic New Orleans style jambalaya

Jambalaya is a delicious dish, full of flavor and always satisfying. Watch this video and learn how to make your own hearty jambalaya to share with friends or eat all by yourself. This is an authentic New Orleans recipe full of delicious ingredients.

How To: Make an authentic southern California tortilla soup

One main highlight of living in southern California is the Mexican food. Being so close to the border it's only natural. And one staple dish of southern California Mexican food is tortilla soup. In this video chef Jason Hill takes you through the steps to making an authentic chicken tortilla soup that looks amazing!

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 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: Make warm peach soup

Chef Charlie Trotter demonstrates how to make warm peach soup; A delightful dessert soup to accompany ice cream, sorbets or just fruit. He takes peeled peaches, puts them in syrup, and adds ginger and cinnamon to make the warm soup. He then demonstrates how to make a cold watermelon sorbet to accompany the soup. Make warm peach soup.

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This dish was originally made either with all vegetables, or with the addition of Italian sausage.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 Pho Ga like a restaurant chef

The national dish of Vietnam, Pho, is an amazing dish that you can have at any time of the day, preferably in the cold weather! In this video you will learn how to make Pho Ga, a version of Pho with chicken instead of beef. Chef Mai Pham shows you how to cook the Pho the best way and techniques for cutting the vegetables and spices properly.

How To: Make Indian-style chicken stock

In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make Indian-style chicken stock. Harpal Singh Sokhi presents this video. To make good soup or gravy, the stock is the main part. Take the chicken bones; boil them with hot water and drain. Then refresh them with cold water, that is, just put them in cold water. Then slice half a carrot with the skin, cut one onion with the skin into quarters, celery stem, leaks or spring onion, two bay leaves, pepper corn, 3-4 crushed garlic pods and add all t...

How To: Make homemade egg drop soup

This video explains how to make homemade egg drop soup. What you will need for this project is a pot, noodles, water, an egg and a bowl. First, you'll want to heat up and boil your water in the pot. Next, add your noodles. The noodles and flavor you will use will be Choice Ramen. Before you add the noodles, crunch up the noodle in the package. When the noodles are half way done, limp and softening, add the flavor to the pot and mix. Next, drop in the egg and simply break the yolk of the egg. ...

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: Make Filipino kare kare (ox tail stew)

Kare-kare is a Filipino oxtail stew with bok choy and peanut butter. This stew is full of flavorful ingredients that create depth and interest to the marrow rich oxtail. This hearty dish will fill you up while delighting your taste buds with rich flavors. Watch this video to learn how to make a traditional Filipino oxtail stew called kare kare. This will comfort you on cold days. Ingredients: 3 tbsp oil, 2.5 kg/5 lb oxtail or 2 kg/4 lb shin of beef, 3 tsp salt, 2 tbsp annatto seeds, 2 large o...

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: Cook a watercress and stilton soup

James Martin makes a smooth full-flavoured soup combining Stilton and watercress. You will need chicken stock, shallot, garlic, celery, watercress, potato, and stilton cheese. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a delicious watercress stilton soup.

How To: Make a heart healthy and diabetic friendly jambalaya

Tasty, good for you and completely authentic! For this recipe, you will need: canola oil, 2-3 diced onions, 2 celery stalks, 1 green bell pepper, 2 minced cloves of garlic, 4 ounces chicken, 28 ounces diced tomatoes, 4 cups water, 1 cup barley, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1 1/2 teaspoon oregano and a pinch of salt. Make a heart healthy and diabetic friendly jambalaya.

How To: Make a medium spicy turkey chili

Perfect for those who like spice, but not too much. For this recipe, you will need: 1 pound ground turkey, 2 red peppers, 1 medium onions, 1 hot green peppers, 2 jalapeno peppers, 1 chopped head of garlic, 1 package chili mix, 1 teaspoon basil, 1/4 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, 32 ounces kidney beans, 24 ounces diced tomatoes, 12 ounces tomato sauce, 12 ounces chicken broth, 6-8 tablespoons brown sugar, jalapenos, chilis and cayenne pepper to taste. Make a medium spicy turkey ch...

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 the basic French onion soup recipe

French onion soup is a classic of French cooking, and it is not too terribly difficult to master. This tutorial from Chef Jackie Robert shows you how to make it, and make it perfectly every time. All you need are: 20 pounds of sliced onion, 1/2 cup of olive oil, 1 bottle of white wine, 2 quarts of water, salt, pepper, French croutons, Swiss cheese and Muenster cheese. Make the basic French onion soup recipe.

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