Hot Soups How-Tos

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 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: 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 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This dish was originally made either with all vegetables, or with the addition of Italian sausage.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 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 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.

How To: Make pumpkin soup and cream of broccoli soup with Amy Chow

Mmm mmm. There are loads of things we love about fall - the cooler weather, the leaves changing color, the return of the pumpkin spice latte at Starbuck's - but one of our favorite things is the seasonal comfort food. Soups are a must-have when the temperatures drop, and what better soups to chow down on than pumpkin soup and broccoli soup on a cool fall night?

How To: Make creamy sweet potato soup

In this video, we learn how to make creamy sweet potato soup. Ingredients include: 2 sweet potatoes, 2 c pumpkin, 2 carrots, 1 celery root, 1 large chopped onion, 2 garlic cloves, 1/2 c rose wine, 1/2 c cream, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, salt, pepper, and 2 tbsp olive oil. First, peel the potatoes, then cut them into cubes. Next, saute the garlic and celery root with oil for one minute. Then, add the carrots, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin and continue to stir. Then, add some fresh thyme, chicken stock, and...

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: 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 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 dumpling soup

In this tutorial, we learn how to make dumpling soup. First, add in your soup bones to a large pot, then add in ginger, green onion, shitake mushrooms, 1 tbsp onion powder, soy sauce, salt, and 1 gallon of water. Let this come to a boil on the stove for 5-7 minutes. After this, skim the fat from the top of the soup and then let simmer with a cover for 1 hour. While this is cooking, take 1 lb of ground beer and pour over 1 tbsp oyster sauce, sesame oil, black pepper, soy sauce, and bok choy. U...

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 a traditional Vietnamese Pho

Pho (pronounced Fa) is a fantastic traditional Vietnamese dish, a little on the spicy side, but oh so good! Instead of going out to a Vietnamese restaurant to buy some, why not make your own!? In this video you will learn how to make a traditional version of Pho that will be searing your tastebuds in no time!

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.

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