Hot Soups How-Tos

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: 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 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This dish was originally made either with all vegetables, or with the addition of Italian sausage.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 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 beef stew in a crock pot

Crock pots are easy cooking devices. All you do is throw a bunch of stuff inside one in the morning, and by the time you get home from work, you have a fully cooked dinner all ready to go! In this tutorial, learn how to make a delicious beef stew in a crockpot. Your family will thank you for making this yummy dish - and it won't even take much effort!

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: Cook stir fry rice noodles with vegetables

In this tutorial, Chef Ken Hom shows us how to make stir fry rice noodles with vegetables. First you will need to take 8 oz rice noodle and soak them in water until they are soft, then drain them. Now you need to prepare your vegetables. You will need: bean sprouts (8 oz), red peppers (4 oz), shredded water chestnuts (8 oz), spring onions (6 of them finely shredded). Now, stir fry your vegetables in oil and add in 1 tsp salt, 2 tbsp of soy sauce, 3 tbsp of rice wine, 2 1/2 tbsp tomato paste a...

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.

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 Cuban Sopa de Platano (plantain soup)

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Cuban Sopa de Platano (plantain soup). Ingredients are: 4 c chicken broth, 1 chopped onion, 1 carrot, 1 celery rib, 4 garlic cloves, 2 large plantains, 1 bay leaf, salt, 1/2 c cilantro, and 1 lime. Once you have prepared all your ingredients, add the onion, celery, and carrots to a pan with olive oil. Saute these, then add in the garlic and mix together with the chicken broth. From here, add in the bay leaf, then the salt and bring to a boil. Add in the ...

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: Cook Chinese beef noodle soup

Forget the take out tonight and make your own Chinese food at home. In this how to video Gary Rhodes uses authentic oriental flavors from northern China - easily prepared from the comfort of your own kitchen. Watch and learn how to make beef noodle soup. Beef noodle soup is not common in your takeout restaurants so try it at home today.

How To: Cook a homestyle clam chowder with quahogs or large cherrystones

Sure, you've probably eaten New England clam chowder plenty of times, straight from the can on your local grocery store's shelf. But that's no way to eat a chowder. You have to make it fresh and homemade, right in your own kitchen. The best chowders are made with the freshest ingredients and patience. Jasper White shares his recipe from "The Summer Shack Cookbook", for what is truly a classic homestyle clam chowder. How does he makes it without a thickener? Watch and learn from a master.

How To: Make creamy cheddar soup with Paula Deen

Hot, rich and creamy, Paula Deen's cheddar soup is pure comfort food. Try making a creamy cheddar soup on a cold winter day. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of Lady and Sons, a famous Savannah restaurant, is Food Network's resident southern chef. Step inside her kitchen and discover delicious food that's both uncomplicated and comforting. You'll just love the sharp taste that the cheddar cheese brings to this c...

How To: Make Filipino bicol express (pork w/ coconut cream)

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make "Filipino Bicol Express". The video provides all the ingredients that are required to make it. The ingredients required include: 6 cups of coconut milk, 2 lbs of pork cut into strips, 1 cup of shrimp paste, 1 tbsp minced garlic, 6 pieces of Thai chili peppers, 1 cup of grated ginger, 1 large cubed onion, 2 long chili peppers, 2 tsp of cooking oil, salt and pepper. The video contains slow pace and step-by-step instructions that allows viewers t...

How To: Make Sopa de Garbanzos (chickpea soup)

This video shows you how to make a delicious Chickpea Soup, also known as Sopa de Garbanzos. Follow these easy steps to make a chickpea soup: Add olive oil to a medium heat pan, add green pepper and onion. Sauté Add the Chorizos and Canadian bacon. Now add the beans, tomato sauce and wine. Add the diced potatoes and bring everything to a boil. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.

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.

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