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Chuck's Day Off

Stove Top Clambake

YIELD: 2 hefty servings Ingredients 2 pounds of seaweed (1 kg) ¼ cup of sea salt (55 g) 2 (1-1/2 pound) live lobsters 4 ears of corn 2 fresh pork sausages 1 pound clams (.5 kg) 6 small new fingerling potatoes 3 lemons Method Into a large pot or large kettle pour about 3-4 inches […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Beef Stroganoff

Yield:  4 to 6 servingsPrep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 2 pounds top sirloin roast, trimmed Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper 3 tablespoons garlic infused olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cups good quality beef stock 1 1/2 cups sour cream Directions Cut the beef against the grain into narrow 2-inch […]

Catherine's Family Kitchen

Red Lentil, Red Pepper and Coconut Milk Soup

Serves 4  Ingredients 1 onion, finely chopped 2 stalks celery, finely sliced  1 ½ red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped  2cm fresh ginger, grated ½ tsp cumin 2 red peppers, deseeded and diced 100g red lentils 400ml vegetable stock, more if necessary 400ml can of coconut milk  Sunflower oil, for frying Salt and freshly ground […]


Pewter Mini Teaspoon Tray

Pewter Mini Teaspoon Trayby Elize RoodtPewter Art Academy Requirements Pewter tools: – tracer tool, ball tool, Teflon tool and paper pen Mini wooden tray Pratliglo or similar sealant Lead Free Pewter sheet Original Design & Tracing Paper Felt or other soft surface Pewter glue Ruler, pencil & scissors Metholated Spirits Patina & Latex Gloves Metal […]

Dinner Dash with Hilary Biller

Courgette Soup with Feta

Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove of garlic, chopped 1 knob of butter 15ml (1tbsp)olive oil 6-8 courgettes dash of ground nutmeg salt and pepper 1,5 litres chicken stock (or use vegetable stock) 125ml (1/2 cup) cream 3 discs of feta cheese a handful of chives, finely chopped Method In a large pan fry […]



This week on Show Me How, Michelle Rees of the SeedPod studio shows us how to paint a beautiful design on our own ceramic tea set and then helps us to customise a kitchen tray using mixed media art. Tee Set By Michelle Rees The SeedPod Studio 011-465-0375 / 011-022-0375 Take a closer look


Design for You – Season 6

It’s been said that your home should tell the story of who you are and be a collection of what you love. In this new season of Design For You, we give you more décor and design inspiration so you can tell your story in style. Join me as we visit some of SA’s top […]


60 Minute Makeover

In just 60 minutes, Claire and the team of designers and craftspeople must pull out all the stops as they give an individual house a complete re-style, from top to bottom. With a lucky family in for the surprise of their lives, the makeover team faces the dramatic challenge of creating a re-design transformation, culminating […]