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Potato and Parsnip Soup with Chorizo

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 50g (2oz) butter 225g (8oz) potatoes, peeled and chopped 225g (8oz) parsnips, peeled and chopped 175g (6oz) onions, chopped Salt and pepper 850ml (1 1/ 2 pints), approx, chicken or vegetable stock 150ml (5fl.oz) milk or 1 / 2ml milk: 1/2 cream 225g (8oz) approx chorizo, or kabanossi sausage, sliced into rounds, […]

DIY

Home Made Easy – Episode 12

In episode 12 of Home Made Easy, we take our projects to new heights. From hanging plants, to shelves and even wall art. Part 1 – Gardening Tanya Visser puts a forgotten garden gate to good use, turning it into an interesting outdoor feature.

Food

Braised Duck ala Reuben Riffel

Reuben makes a delicious Braised duck served with a warm salad. And then we will show you an actual bathroom makeover. Reuben will then pair his dish with Bosman Family vineyard wines. Ingredients Duck: 4 large Duck Legs 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 8 French shallots, Halved lengthways if large. 500ml (2cups) Chicken stock […]

Projects

Kartini Bench

Build a bench for the foot of the bed Tools  Jig Saw PLS 300 Jig saw guide PSR 10.8 cordless screw driver PSR 14.4-2 Cordless drill driver PSM cordless sander PEX 220 Eccentric sander PFS spray gun Dremel Trio plus router bits Material list Pine – planed all round (NB not warped) 40 x 200 […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Too-easy Blueberry Muffins

Makes 12. Ingredients 2½ cups (375g) self-raising (self-rising) flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup (220g) caster (superfine) sugar ½ cup (125ml) vegetable oil 1 egg ½ cup (125ml) milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 300g fresh or frozen blueberries granulated sugar, for sprinkling Method Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Place the flour, baking powder […]

Food

Penne with Sausage and Escarole

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Total: 40 minutesYield: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 1 pound penne pasta 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 medium onions, cut into small dice (about 2 cups) 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into medium dice (about1 cup) 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more for the pasta water 1 […]

Health & Lifestyle

Season 6 – Medicine Cabinet

Episode Guest Product 1 Dr Erika Coertzen – Homeopathic Doctor erikacoertzen@yahoo.com Sedatif PC 2 Dr Erika Coertzen – Homeopathic Doctor erikacoertzen@yahoo.com Homeovox Vincent Tones tones@sai.co.za www.tonesfamilyhealth.co.za Lifetones 3 Dr Paulo de Valdoleiros admin@bryanstonfunctionalmedicine.co.za Origine 8 (Green Tea Extract) 4 Professor Patrick Bouic pbouic@synexagroup.com Cape Kingdom – Buchu Products 5 Dr Werner Kersbaumer www.floraforce.co.za Turmerynne ( […]

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Income Property: Reno to Riches

Income Property helps struggling homeowners make money by renovating a rental unit in their home.  In this one hour special, Scott McGillivray revisits ten Income Property homeowners and their stunning renovations to find out how much cash they’ve collected and how it has transformed their lives. Throughout the show, a running tally adds up the […]