Hot Soups How-Tos

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 Laotian rice porridge with Kai

Rice porridge is a lot better than chicken noodle soup for a cold. Watch this how to video and let Thai chef Kai show you how to make Laotian rice porridge. All you need for this Laotian recipe is: jasmine rice, chicken, lemon grass, ginger, garlic, lime leaves, oyster sauce, salt and MSG.

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 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: Make Filipino molo soup

Panlasangpinoy teaches you how to make Filipino molo soup. To make your soup add ground pork, chicken, minced water chestnuts, fish sauce, shrimp, salt, anason seeds, onions, wonton, garlic, black pepper and eggs. Bring water in a pot to boil and add the chicken. While the chicken is cooking make the filling for your wonton by adding the pork, onions, water chestnuts and seasonings. mix well and wrap in your wonton. After chicken is done strain the stock and shred the chicken and cook all the...

How To: Cook a Chinese wonton soup with Kai

Forget the Chinese take out tonight, make your own soup at home. Watch this how to video tutorial as professional Thai chef Kai shows you how to cook up a Chinese wonton soup from scratch. This Chinese soup is great for a cold winter day.

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 beef stew in two hours

In this tutorial, Heather Johnston teaches us how to make beef stew in two hours. First, you will need to brown your meat in a skillet after cutting them into 1 inch pieces. After these are browned, add in onions, celery, carrots, mushrooms, and any other vegetables you prefer in a separate pot. Now, sprinkle flour and salt over the vegetables to thicken it up, then stir while it browns. Now, add your meat back into the pot with any juices and mix together. Now, you can add in 1 tbsp fresh th...

How To: Make Korean spicy beef soup

In this video, we learn how to make Korean spicy beef soup. First, you will make the broth by adding 10.5 c water with 5 garlic cloves, 8 oz beef brisket, 2 onions, 2 green onions, and black pepper corns. Cook for 45 on high, then move onto boiling your vegetables. Boil the fernbrake and fero stems until they are soft. After this, boil the mung beans with a pinch of salt for 5 minutes with the cover on, then drain. Go back to the beef and remove it from the broth, then drain the broth. When a...

How To: Make a savory and thick French onion soup

What better way to get your greasiness on than with a thick and juicy French onion soup? Though the rich French dish is a little too oily for some, we love it because of the delicious flavor balance between the crunchy bread, warm, caramelized onions, and thickened cheese topping.

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.

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 easy homemade chicken noodle soup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make homemade chicken noodle soup. First, grab a large pot and add in 2 large chicken breasts. After this, add in 1/2 onion, 2 celery stalks, 2 carrots, and 2 sprigs of fresh parsley. Next, pour in water and add in garlic powder, black pepper, salt, and poultry seasoning. Bring the mixture to a boil then cover and let simmer for one hour. After an hour, skim off any foam that is on the top. When finished, remove the chicken and then pick the meat off the bone...

How To: Make homemade pho (Vietnamese soup)

Smell that? That's the smell of this next tasty food tutorial. In this video, you'll be finding out one way, out of many, to make a delicious dish known as pho soup. It's a Vietnamese soup that contains some great ingredients, including beef, noodles, basil, lima beans, and much more. The great thing about pho, is that you can customize it whichever way you want. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Make New Orleans style gumbo

Damondadon the Chef demonstrates how to make New Orleans style Gumbo. The ingredients for the gumbo are chicken, shrimp, sausage, chicken broth, bell pepper, celery, tomatoes, onion, thyme, canned tomatoes, garlic powder, black pepper, rice, oil and gumbo base.

How To: Make Chinese crab soup with Kai

Forget the take out tonight, cook some Chinese food at home instead. Watch this how to video tutorial as professional Thai chef Kai shows you how to cook up an authentic Chinese crap soup. Enjoy your crab soup on any cold winter day.

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 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 southern low country crab stew with Paula Deen

Fabulous and creamy, make this scrumptious low country carb stew. Follow along as Paula Deen shows you how to make it. 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, like this recipe. Watch how easy this low country crab stew is to prepare and c...

How To: Make leek soup

In this video series, our expert will demonstrate how to make a delicious leek soup recipe. You will learn how to prepare all the vegetables, including mushrooms, garlic and leeks of course.

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