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Fearless in the Kitchen

Yukon Gold Mashed Potato Gratin

I like to keep the skin on for mashed potatoes – it adds texture but also keeps the potato light and fluffy when boiling the potatoes. Roasted garlic is a nice addition to the mash. Simply add the garlic to a small roasting pan, sprinkle with olive oil and then cover with aluminum foil. Roast […]

Cook Yourself Thin USA

Healthy Potato Skins

Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 medium sweet potatoes 1 tsp. olive oil 1 small onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 bag baby spinach (about 9oz.) 2 scallions, thinly sliced 4 oz. low fat free cream cheese ¼ cup low fat buttermilk 2 slices bacon 2 Tbs. grated Parmesan cheese 1/ tsp salt ¼ tsp freshly […]


Cabinet revamp

Material List: Material list Power tools Paint Cordless screw driver Spray on primer PSM 18 VLI Orbital sander Spray on silver PEX 220 eccentric sander Masking tape PFS Spray gun Piano hinge   Here are the steps Step 1: Strip the old doors off Step 2: Remove handles and hinges Step 3: Sand everything Step […]


Real Reno’s

As we watch master contractor Jim Caruk open up his world, no other show takes you behind the scenes the way Real Reno’s does…revealing what really happens when the homeowners aren’t looking. Jim’s a little older, the jobs are a lot bigger, but some things never change. There are the usual erratic trades, weather delays, […]

Catch of the Day with Sea Harvest

Country Fry Hash Brown

Sea Harvest brings you fresh, quick and easy recipes from Hake Gratin to tacos with a seafood twist. These delicious dishes are sure to be your favourites this time of the year. Recipe Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 4 Sea Harvest Country Fry, 500g potatoes 2 Eggs, beaten 4 tbsp (30ml) Flour 1 tbsp (15ml) Chives, chopped […]

Cook Yourself Thin USA

Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

Serves 4 Calories per serving, pork chops: 290 Calories per serving, brown rice: 175 Ingredients For the pork chops 1 tablespoon dry sherry 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1 pound 1-inch-thick boneless pork loin chops, trimmed of any fat, and cut into 1-inch cubes 2 tablespoons pineapple juice […]

Chef Michael's Kitchen

Classic Oyster Stew

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons of butter 4 shallots, finely chopped 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons of flour ½ teaspoon of salt ½ cup of vermouth 2 cups of heavy cream 24 freshly shucked oysters, with all their juices 1 bunch of freshly minced tarragon a few grinds of pepper Method […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Lemon and Garlic Roasted Chicken

Serves 2. Ingredients 2 x 650g small chickens 2 lemons, cut into wedges 12 cloves garlic, skin on 12 springs thyme olive oil, for drizzling Method Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F). Place the chickens in a baking dish lined with non-stick baking paper. Place 2 lemon wedges, 3 cloves of garlic and 3 sprigs of […]