American breakfast pancakes

Print this pageThese are those thick, spongy American pancakes that are often eaten with warm maple syrup and crisp fried bacon. I love them with the syrup alone, but if you do want bacon, I think streaky is best. You can easily cook these pancakes by...

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Very Easy Pancakes

Print this pageIngredients 100g plain flour 2 large eggs 300ml milk 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus a little extra for frying lemon wedges, to serve (optional) caster sugar, to serve (optional) Method Put the flour, eggs,...

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Chicken Crawfish and Chorizo Jambalaya

Print this pageOrigin of dish: Exotic Type of cooking: Hob Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 1 minutes Ingredients (for 2-4 people) : -1 Habanero chilli (Optional) -2 tablespoons vegetable oil -2 cups chopped onions -1 cup chopped bell pepper -1/2...

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Lime and Chilli Chicken Wings

Print this pageType of cooking: Hob Preparation time: 70 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients (for 4 people) : -4 Fragata Piri Piri Hot Peppers finely chopped -1kg chicken wings or thighs -Juice of 2 limes -4 green chillies seeded and finely...

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Chicken Fajitas

Print this pagePreparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients (for 4 people) : -450g boneless chicken, cut into thin strips -2 tbsp oil -1 onion sliced -1 green pepper and 1 red pepper sliced -1 Discovery Perfect Fajita Kit, includes 8 Soft...

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Hummus & Curried Cauliflower Tartine

Print this pageyield Serves 4 Roasting cauliflower with spices brings out the very best in this vegetable—the golden, crispy florets are irresistible. Like broccoli, cauliflower contains compounds that may help fight damaging toxins. Ingredients For the...

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Green Beans with Benne and Sorghum

Print this pageyield Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 pounds green beans, trimmed Kosher salt 2 tablespoons olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons sorghum syrup or 1 tablespoon honey ...

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White Beans with Broccoli Rabe and Lemon

Print this pageield Makes 4 servings active time 15 minutes total time 25 minutes If you like bold, assertive flavors, this rustic side dish is for you. Try it with roast chicken or pork tenderloin. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small lemon,...

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Pan-Seared Sausage with Lady Apples and Watercress

Print this pageyield Makes 4 servings active time 25 minutes total time 30 minutes A simple white wine pan sauce brings this one-skillet dinner together. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound lady apples, halved through stem ends 1 1/2 pounds...

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Farmstand Gazpacho

Print this pageield Makes 8 servings Try to buy ripe tomatoes or let them ripen in a paper bag with an apple for two days. Ingredients 2 cups peeled and diced (1/4 inch) hothouse cucumber 2 cups diced (1/4 inch) red bell pepper 2 cups diced (1/4...

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Cioppino

Print this pageield Makes 6 servings active time 45 min total time 1 1/2 hr San Francisco–Style Seafood Stew Ingredients 4 large garlic cloves, minced 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1 Turkish bay leaf or 1/2 California bay leaf 1 teaspoon...

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Onion Soup with Loads of Thyme and Giant Gruyère Crostini

Print this pageWhenever the weather begins to get cold, I begin to fantasize about that perfect bowl of French onion soup. The top is golden and crisp, the cheese has blistered and fallen and is completely melted, and gooey bits are stuck to the outer sides...

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Moroccan-Spiced Lamb Burgers with Beet, Red Onion, and Orange Salsa

Print this pageIngredients Salsa 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 2 beets, boiled, peeled, cut into 1/3-inch cubes 1 large orange, peel and pith cut away, flesh cut into 1/3-inch cubes 1 cup...

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Pan Fried Pork Chops

Print this pageIngredients 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, plus more for seasoning 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning 8 pork breakfast chops 1 cup all-purpose flour Cayenne pepper 1/2 cup canola oil 1 tablespoon butter Smashed new potatoes, for...

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Cowboy Chicken Casserole

Print this pageIngredients 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts 2 1/2 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 garlic cloves, smashed 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1...

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Perfectly Grilled Steak

Print this pageIngredients 4 1 1/4 -to-1 1/2-inch-thick boneless rib-eye or New York strip steaks (about 12 ounces each) or filets mignons (8 to 10 ounces each), trimmed 2 tablespoons canola or extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground...

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Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Print this pageThe truth is that scrambled eggs are easy to make. Unfortunately, they are also the easy to make WRONG. At a root level, scrambled eggs are simply beaten eggs which are fried and – for lack of a better word – scrambled. But like...

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Fresh Caught Fish Cooking Preparation

Print this pageTo maintain the delicate flavor of a newly caught freshwater or saltwater fish, this must be handled properly to avoid spoilage. Not to mention preserving the fish with pleasing odor. There are ways to properly prepare and maintain the quality...

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Barbecue Techniques: Two Methods to Consider

Print this pageWhen it comes to barbequing, there are two main schools of thought for the techniques that you can use. The first of these techniques – and the most popular method for those who grill in their back yards – is the style where the food is...

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Creating The All-American Hamburger

Print this pageEach year, Americans consume about 38 billion hamburgers. An enduring favorite, hamburgers are an iconic American food. But what do Americans define as the classic American hamburger? According to the recent survey conducted by the Caravan...

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Cake Decorating Ideas For All Occasions

Print this pageYou really don’t need a special occasion to decorate a cake, but some events that can be made unforgettable and extra special with a decorated treat are holidays, birthdays, graduations, religious occasions, showers, weddings, and other...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Barbecue

Print this pageEvery spring, North Americans gear up their grill, stock up on the meat and prepare for many mouth-watering barbecues. But how much do we really know about the art of barbecuing? From the familiar pastime’s origins to surprising tips and...

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Non-Traditional Ways to Prepare Your Holiday Turkey

Print this page3 Non-Traditional Ways to Prepare Your Holiday Turkey Deep-Fryed Turkey 3 gallons peanut oil for frying, or as needed 1 (12 pound) whole turkey, neck and giblets removed 1/4 cup Creole seasoning 1 white onion In a large stockpot or turkey...

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Choose Vegetarian Recipes

Print this pageWhether you are a seasoned chef or someone who has never put together an edible meal, consider expanding your knowledge of cooking by adding vegetarian recipes. Chefs of great restaurants and moms of hungry families will enjoy having more meals...

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Amazing Thai Recipe

Print this pageBamboo Shoots: Bamboo shoots are called for in many Thai recipes. In order to prepare a bamboo shoot for cooking you need to peel them and boil the white inner stalks for 30 minutes in water. If you are using canned bamboo shoots you will only...

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Cake Decorating Tips and Ideas

Print this pageEveryone loves to eat cake, which is nicely and perfectly decorated. But due to lack of decorating skill ones wish is not fulfilled up to the maximum level. Check out for some cake decorating tips that can help to make your cake more...

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