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Are you a busy person who just never got around to learning the basics of cooking? We built just for you. You'll learn how to make quick and tasty meals, plus learn the basic cooking skills you'll need. Get ready to start cooking! Many more episodes are available through our Start Cooking video feed, go to for details.


How to Fry an Egg  

Frying an egg is an essential cooking skill that will open doors to a delicious breakfast. How to fry an egg is actually quite easy, these step-by-step instructions will show you the best way to fry eggs.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich  

Learn how to make the perfect grilled cheese sandwich with this new startcooking recipe video. Bread, cheese and butter is all you will need to make this delicious sandwich. Enjoy!

Chocolate Chip Pancakes  

Learn how to make chocolate chip pancakes with this new startcooking video. No need to buy a box of pancake mix, making delicious pancakes from scratch is easy. Follow the instructions and get the maple syrup ready. Enjoy!

Rudolf’s Christmas Cookies  

The holiday season is here - time for Christmas cookies. This recipe video shows you how to make these special treats. They remind me of Rudolf and so I thought I would call them Rudolf's Christmas Cookies. I hope you like them. Enjoy!

Stuffed Mushrooms  

Stuffed mushrooms make a delicious hors-d'oeurve or an attractive side dish.

Roasted Chicken  

It may seem daunting, but with this simple recipe, you CAN roast a chicken!

Chicken Salad with Wild Rice  

Today's chicken salad is easy to prepare. It tastes great by itself or in sandwiches. Follow the instructions for the recipe and you'll have yourself a great, light meal in no time. Enjoy!

Chicken Fajitas  

Chicken fajitas make for a quick and healthy meal. This video on making chicken fajitas will show you how to make them, one step at a time. Everyone will enjoy this easy chicken fajitas recipe!

Butternut Squash Soup  

This butternut squash soup recipe is a delicious treat to serve on a cold day. This video recipe will show you everything you need, from peeling the butternut squash to seasoning the soup - and you'll have a delicious meal in no time! Enjoy!

Apple Crisp  

Apple crisp is a classic recipe loved by all. Learn how to make your own apple crisp from scratch with this easy step-by-step video. Baking this delicious dessert has never been so simple!

Sweet and Sour Meatballs  

Sweet and sour meatballs are delicious and so easy to make. Learn how to make your own sweet and sour meatballs with these step-by-step instructions!

Tomato Sauce Recipe  

Knowing how to make tomato sauce is essential. Are you making pizza or preparing pasta? This recipe video shows you how to combine tomatoes and other ingredients to make a versatile and tasteful tomato sauce. Enjoy!

Grilled Chicken – Indoors!  

You can grill chicken indoors! This video on making grilled chicken will guide you every step of the way. No barbecue needed for this delicious grilled chicken recipe. Enjoy!


A cold soup is often what we need on a warm summer day. So join startcooking in preparing gazpacho. This cold soup is easy to make. Think of it as liquid salad. And it will make friends and family happy because everyone likes to enjoy a bowl of gazpacho.

Chili Peppers  

Choosing the right hot pepper when preparing a Tex-Mex or chili recipe can be confusing. This startcooking video can help you. Learn how to handle and pick the right jalapeno, chili, or poblano pepper so you can impress your guests with a perfect recipe.

7 Layer Dip  

This delicious tex-mex 7 layer dip is a great party dish that everyone will enjoy. Learn how to make your own 7 layer dip recipe with this simple step-by-step video guide.

Vegetable and Chef Salad  

Make your own basic vegetable salad and then transform it into a chef salad with a just a few more ingredients.

Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette  

Potato salad is a classic dish loved by all. This great video will show you how to make your own delicious potato salad with lemon vinaigrette!

Tex-Mex Cheeseburgers  

Add some variations to your burger recipes with these fantastic and delicious tex-mex cheeseburgers! Anyone can cook tasty burgers by following those simple and easy steps to making tex-mex cheeseburgers.

Fruit Salad  

A simple fruit salad or fruit kabob makes the prettiest dish and is easy to prepare.

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