Orzo Risotto Recipe

Orzo Risotto

In this recipe video, I show you how to make an Orzo Risotto. Now as you probably know, traditional risotto dishes are made from arborio rice. It's a dish I love and respect. However, you can also think about risotto as a cooking technique, where you slowly cook a starchy ingredient, slowly...
Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a corn chowder. Now when it comes right down to it, a chowder is just a soup. While you can probably find someone that disagrees with me, what makes the soup a chowder is the addition of cream and potatoes, served chunky style (rather than pureed)...
Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a stuffed zucchini. I'm always looking for dishes like this, because with most vegetables, prepared very simply, I'm a bit "take it or leave it". However, being the chubby little man that I am, I recognize the need to work more onto...
Orzo with Summer Vegetables

Orzo with Summer Vegetables

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a very simple side dish, Orzo with Summer Vegetables. Orzo is a small pasta, shaped a lot like a grain of rice. It's really very common in soups and in pasta salads, but tossed together with some simple vegetables, it makes a wonderful side dish...
Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Eggplant Parmesan

In this recipe video, I show you how to make one of my favorites - Eggplant Parmesan. As a kid, I hated eggplant in just about form that I found it...with one exception: Eggplant Parm. Now, chances are if you took a shoe and covered it in a rich tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese, I would have...
Apple and Black Bean Salsa

Apple and Black Bean Salsa

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a very simple, but very delicious Apple and Black Bean Salsa. Salsas like this one, are a great to add character and flavor to an otherwise plain dish. Like a nicely seared piece of fish is...nice. Over rice...it's good. Over Apple and Black...
Pumpkin Macaroni 'n Cheese Recipe

Pumpkin Macaroni 'n Cheese

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Pumpkin Macaroni 'n Cheese - a Thanksgiving/Autumn spin on a traditional American classic. There is little more to do here, that is different from a "normal" mac and cheese than to add some pumpkin puree. You can certain buy and peek a...
Spaghetti with Chicken and Fava Beans Recipe

Spaghetti with Chicken and Fava Beans

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a super light, super delicious pasta dish - Spaghetti with Chicken and Fava Beans. Dishes like this are perfect when you need a great meal in about 30 minutes. There is a bit of prep work required to dice the vegetables and to peel the fava beans, but...
Pea, Corn and Potato Succotash Recipe

Pea, Corn and Potato Succotash

In this recipe video, I show you how to make one of my favorite side dishes - Succotash. Traditionally, succotash, is made with bean (kidney or some other shell beans), but like just about everything else at NoRecipeRequired, I say why follow tradition. In this version, I combine peas, corn and...
Dave Beaulieu November 1st, 2011 Potatoes
Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli

In this recipe video, I show you how to make a Fettucini Alfredo, with Chicken and Broccoli. The dish is a twist on an Italian-American classic that has been one of my favorites since I was a kid. It's also a "base" dish, that is easy to modify with other ingredients...really,...
Stuffed Eggplant

Stuffed Eggplant

In this recipe video, I show you to make a stuffed eggplant. Now, like just about every recipe on the site, this one affords you a wide variety of options, and I really want you to focus on the cooking techniques. I'm using baby eggplants for an appetizer portions, but you easily use large...
Dave Beaulieu October 19th, 2011 Nuts

How to Julienne a Zucchini

I try to cook with as many as vegetables as I can. In addition to be healthy for you, they obviously bring a lot of flavors, and textures to a dish. They can also give you a very different experience (flavor and texture) depending on how you cut them. So, it’s important to know various techniques...

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