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Bake with Anna Olson

Decorated Shortbread Cut-out Cookies

Makes about 18 cookies Ingredients Chocolate Shortbread: ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature ¼ cup granulated sugar ¼ cup icing sugar, sifted ¾ cup all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp cocoa powder ¼ tsp salt Standard Royal Icing Recipe 3 Tbsp meringue powder 4 cups icing sugar, sifted 6 Tbsp warm water food colour paste (optional) […]

Décor

Lafarge Art of Concrete

Lafarge Art of Concrete explores the possibilities of concrete in architecture. Each episode takes a look at a beautifully designed home that makes use of concrete as not only a structural element, but an aesthetic finish too.       Episode 1   Episode 2   Episode 3   Episode 4   Episode 5   […]

Gardening

Dream Gardens

On Dream Gardens, landscape designer, Michael McCoy, follows the journeys of homeowners as they strive to transform their outside spaces into their own personal retreats. In each episode, one set of homeowners takes on a landscaping project that we get to see them manage from concept to completion.  Working with the best of the best […]

Food

Navarin of Lamb

French bistro classics from Martha Stewart’s Cooking School… Join Martha as she re-creates four French bistro recipes you can make at home, including lamb navarin, Niçoise salad, croque monsieur, and celery-root remoulade. Serves 8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 ½ pounds boneless lamb shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 medium […]

Food

Zucchini Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups (480ml) zucchini, grated 2 eggs ½ cup (120ml) olive oil 1/3 cup (80ml) honey 1 cup (160ml) apple sauce 1 ½ cups (360ml) whole wheat flour ½ cup (120ml) oats 1 teaspoon (5ml) baking powder 1 teaspoon (5ml) baking soda ¼ teaspoon (2ml) salt 1 teaspoon (6ml) cinnamon ½ teaspoon (3ml) ginger […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Chicken Fried Steak

Yield: 4 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 to 30 minutes Ingredients 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 pounds beef round, trimmed and cut into 4 (6-ounce) pieces (butcher can do) 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 eggs, beaten with 2 tablespoons water 2 cups […]

Cook Yourself Thin USA

Spaghetti Carbonara

Serves 4 Calories per serving: 412 Calories per serving garlic bread: 78  Ingredients For the spaghetti 3 slices bacon 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 small onion, diced 1/3 cup low-fat (1-percent) milk 1 large egg 8 ounces spaghetti 1 cup frozen peas 1 1/2 ounces Parmesan cheese, finely grated (6 tablespoons) 1/4 cup sliced fresh […]

Cook Yourself Thin

Beacon hill cookies

Makes 15 Ingredients 100g 70 per cent dark chocolate 2 egg whites ½ tsp cream of tartar 50g fruit sugar 50g cocoa powder 50g chopped hazelnuts ½ tsp vanilla extract METHOD How to make Beacon hill cookies Heat the oven to 180°C. Melt the chocolate over a bain marie or in the microwave. In a […]