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Chef At Home

Chicken Broth

Yield: 2 quarts Ingredients 1 chicken carcass, breasts and legs removed for another use 4 carrots, chopped 4 onions, quartered 2 stalks of celery, chopped 2 tablespoons dried thyme 4 bay leaves Method Place the carcass in a large soup pot and add carrots, onions, celery, thyme and bay leaves and cover with cold water.  […]

Alex's Day Off

Classic Breakfast Coffee Cake

One of Alex’s favorite meals is a decadent Sunday brunch. And no brunch is brunch unless you start by baking something. Alex’s coffee cake fills her entire home with the sweet smell of cinnamon and the promise of big warm slab of cake. Then Alex shows us how to make the prefect herb omelet and […]

Annabel Langbein

Watermelon and Avocado Salad

Most of us eat watermelon by itself as a juicy fruit snack, but it also works well in savoury salads. This recipe makes a great summer side dish or starter. You can replace the mozzarella with feta or even blue cheese if you prefer. Prep time : 5 mins Serves: 6-8 as a starter Ingredients […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Buttermilk Pannacotta

Yields: 8 servings BYOC: Top with your favorite fresh berries when in season.  If you the time try and make a creamy caramel sauce by using sugar, water and half and half.  Be creative and swipe the plate in a creative pattern.  Let your inner artist come out. Ingredients 1 cup half-and-half ¾ cup sugar […]


Garden Rooms

What you need: Flat board (wooden surface wood be good) X1 Polystyrene board (1.2m x 1m) X1 Roofing screw/nail Pencil Small hammer Building string Jigsaw Angle grinder A round shape (e g: plastic bowl) 8 gauge wire Binding wire 50mm PVC pipe (short piece) 1 bucket fine river sand ½ bucket cement ¼ bucket 12mm […]

Fearless in the Kitchen


Pissaladière is a traditional French pizza from Southern France.  Yield:  8 servings. Ingredients 1 tbsp. butter 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 2 large onions, sliced Coarse salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1 tsp. herb de Provence, to taste 1 package puff pastry Handful capers […]


Bananas Foster

No matter the holiday, there’s no better way to get the day started than with a great brunch. Join chef  Emeril  this holiday as he prepares a brunch that is quick and delicious.  He starts out with pan roasted asparagus with shiitake mushrooms.. Then it’s easy eggs florentine, complete with a lesson on how to […]

Chef Michael's Kitchen

Raw Fennel Salad with Orange Curry Dressing

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients For the dressing: ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup of white wine vinegar 2 Tbsp of Dijon mustard ½ cup of orange marmalade 2 Tbsp of fennel seeds ½ tsp of vanilla extract 2 Tbsp of anise liqueur 1 Tbsp of curry powder ½ tsp of salt ½ […]