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Blue Blossom Breakfast Mat

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The Burger

Serves 4 Ingredients Sieve, tray with baking paper, 1 small shallot, thinly sliced pre sliced 4 tablespoons mayo, p. xx 200 g (7 oz) Swiss brown mushrooms, cleaned, finely chopped 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 small zucchini, finely grated 4 tablespoons falafel mix 300 g beef mince fridge in bowl 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 […]


Making Spaces

Love and marriage and drywall dust – all under one roof. After 10 years of marriage, 3 kids and 10 houses later, Jenn and Chad are finally ready to put down roots. This interior designer and her contractor husband are gutting their forever house while living out of a cramped apartment – all in time […]


Over Your Head

Over Your Head is the series for everyone who has ever attempted a home improvement makeover only to find themselves, well, a little over their heads.  Even seemingly simple home improvement projects can go oh, so wrong. On each episode, host Eric Stromer and his team of professionals bail out do-it-yourselfers, taking them on a wild ride from […]


Iceberg Wedges with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

When former professional boxer Laila Ali is invited to Emeril’s kitchen, he takes off the gloves and knocks her out with a meal worthy of any “celebrity” in your home.  First round: a left hook of a refreshing iceberg wedge salad with cherry tomato vinaigrette and a jab of a quick melon cooler.  Second round: […]


Herb Rack of Lamb

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 kg shoulder of lamb or rack 1 x 30g fresh mint 1 x 30g fresh basil 20ml (2 tsp) ground cumin 15ml (1 tbs) paprika 30ml (2 tbs) chopped parsley 20ml (2 tsp) seasoning salt 80ml (_ cup) olive oil coarse salt and black pepper Method Preheat oven to 180°C. Process […]


White Gazpacho

Ingredients: 3 cups (720 ml) cubed day-old white bread 2 cups (480 ml) milk 3 ½ ounces (100 g) blanched, slivered almonds 1 cup (240 ml) green grapes 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 teaspoon (5 ml) salt 3 tablespoons (45 ml) sherry vinegar 2/3 cup (160 ml) olive oil Sliced green grapes, to garnish Dried […]

Chuck's Day Off

Bacon Roasted Potatoes

Chuck Hughes’ recipe for the tastiest roasted potatoes ever – with bacon bits and rosemary. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Yield: 4 servings Easy, Moderate, Complex Ingredients 1/2 lb of fingerling potatoes (225 g) 6 slices of bacon, minced 2 rosemary sprigs, chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper Method Pre-heat oven […]