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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 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 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This dish was originally made either with all vegetables, or with the addition of Italian sausage.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: Make a chunky tomato gazpacho

Here is the famous cold soup of Spain and the solution for that overflow of tomatoes in your garden. Watch this how to video as Chef Jim shows you how to make a healthy chunky gazpacho. Gather some onions, garlic, olive oil, red wine vinegar, tomatoes, bell peppers, cilantro, cucumbers and tomato paste for this delicious gazpacho recipe.

How To: Remove the fat from stock

Stock are very easy to make and even easier to remove the fat from. In this how to video Chef Paul talks about removing the fat from your cooking stock. Watch and learn how to make your broths just a little healthier by removing the fat that gathers at the top.

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 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 instant hot tomato rasam

In this video we learn how to make tomato rasam. You will need: 2 tsp ghee, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1/8 tsp asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, 1/4 tsp crushed black peppercorns, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 tomato soup can, 1 tsp tamarind paste, salt, 1 tsp rasam powder, and cilantro. First, heat up the ghee in a pan. Then, add in the mustard seeds and let them pop. From here, add in the asafetida, curry leaves, green chilies, garlic, and black peppercorns and mix together. Then, add in the...

How To: Make traditional Japanese udon noodle soup with vegetables and chicken

'Udon' means 'thick', and udon noodle soup is a traditional Japanese dish known for it's thick rice noodles. This delicious soup is made with dashi, mirin, soy sauce, fresh vegetables, chicken and shellfish. The tutorial shows you how to start by making the dashi broth, boiling and blanching the vegetables, and then cooking the meat for a soup that's a meal by itself.

How To: Cure oversalted soups and gravies

It happens to the best of us. You've toiled in the kitchen all day, carefully cooking a delicate soup, only to find that there's too much salt! You don't have to throw it out. You can save that soup from its own saltiness. This video will show you how to cure oversalted soups and gravies.

How To: Make pork noodle soup

In order to make Pork Noodle Soup, you will need the following ingredients: noodles (any variety), sliced pork, vegetables (cabbage, bok choy, etc.), sesame seed oil, shallots, ginger, white pepper, green onions, salt, and chili sauce.

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 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: Make paneer tikka masala

In this video, Chef Vah teaches you how to make a delicious paneer tikka masala. Full of spices and tons of flavor, this is a great dish to please all your vegetarian cravings. This is very similar to the chicken masala, with a few alterations. Chef here gives you a play by play of everything you need to know and do to achieve this great dish for an authentic Indian meal. Full of tips, and thorough instructions of how to make this, your mouth will be watering before you even begin your own pr...

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: 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 Korean-style miso soup

Want to make an authentic, Korean-style miso soup? See how it's done with this free video culinary guide. For details, including step-by-step instructions, watch this free video cooking lesson. The recipe is as follows:

How To: Make a traditional Japanese miso soup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade miso soup. You will need : miso, firm tofu, green onions, diced ginger, dashi, water, chopsticks, pot, ladle, cutting board and knife. First, you will prepare your tofu by slicing half a package of tofu into bite sized pieces. Next, you will prepare the broth by filling your pot with water and setting it to a boil. After this, you will add in the Dashi. Next, you will place the tofu into the boiling soup and then add miso with your chopsticks. O...

How To: Make a rhubarb soup

Chef David Musial shows us how to make an unusual dish – rhubarb soup. The Chef gives us some interesting facts about rhubarb – it is a vegetable and not a fruit, it comes from Asia, and was originally used for medicinal purposes. Also, we need to know that the leaf of the rhubarb is not edible.

How To: Make calabaza squash soup

Learn how to make a calabaza squash soup with this cooking video. This calabaza squash soup recipe is brought to you by Jose Duarte on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos.

How To: Cook Anxiety Stricken chicken soup

Anxiety is the plague of the net generation. In this cooking how-to video Nadia G. teaches us how to cook a chicken soup that will sooth the soul, the way mom used to make it. Follow along and learn how to make what she calls an Anxiety Stricken chicken soup. If you're looking for new recipes or want to learn how to cook, Bitchin' Kitchin' is the how-to cooking show for you. Nadia G serves up original recipe ideas and big laughs for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Come and get it!