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Baby Room Makeover

Episode 1 Amanda is a flight attendant whose plans for a new kitchen took a nose dive after she realized she had no idea what she was doing. Having gone two years without a proper stove, her boyfriend Carl is fed up. Amanda has to complete the kitchen or she may end up flying solo! […]



This is a wonderful pepper and tomato stew that is also very versatile.  Serve it as a vegetable accompaniment to a roast or toss it with hot pesto and grated cheese for a quick supper.  It’s delicious in baked eggs (see page…) or with an omelette.  It can be made in advance as it reheats […]

Cooking with Nick Stellino

Veal Chops with Port & Gorgonzola

Cooking the perfect chop and preparing the ultimate sauce with port and Gorgonzola is a easy as 1-2-3! Making the perfect dessert is even easier. Nick visits the cheese monger and the butcher and prepares Veal Chops with Port & Gorgonzola and a Ricotta Cheesecake with Coffee & Chocolate.   Get this recipe in Nick’s […]


Hanger Steak with a Smoky Paprika Rub

Total Time:18 min Prep:5 min Inactive Prep:5 min Cook:8 min Yield:4 servings Level:Easy INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons Emeril’s Original Essence or Creole seasoning, recipe follows 2 tablespoons hot pimenton (smoked Spanish paprika) 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 pounds hanger steak, membrane trimmed, at room temperature Emeril’s ESSENCE Creole Seasoning 2 1/2 tablespoons paprika 2 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 tablespoon onion powder […]

Cook Yourself Thin USA

Very Chocolate Cake

Preparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: 45-50 minutesYou will need: one 8-inch round spring form pan lined with baking paper Ingredients 1 ½ cups self rising flour ¼ cup ground almonds 5 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt 7 oz.  Of peeled and grated beetroot 4 oz.  Low-fat buttermilk 2 Tbsp strong […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Steak and Three Veg

Serves 2.  Ingredients 1 x 300g beef eye fillet steak Sea salt and cracked black pepper aïoli, to serve Three veg 1 large potato, peeled and sliced with a vegetable peeler 1 sweet potato (kumara), peeled and sliced with a vegetable peeler 1 parsnip, peeled and sliced with a vegetable peeler 50g butter, melted ½ […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Lamb with Pineapple Mint Sauce

PREP TIME: 20minCOOK TIME: 60minSERVES: 4 to 6 servings Ingredients  2 whole racks of lamb (8 chops each), about 2 pounds, frenched Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 fresh pineapple, peeled and cored 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small bunch fresh mint, tied with kitchen string, plus […]


Garlic and Rosemary Potato Puree

Makes 4 cups INGREDIENTS Coarse salt and freshly ground white pepper 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 3/4 cup heavy cream, plus more for reheating (optional) 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 to 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves (from about 2 sprigs) 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter DIRECTIONS Fill a large pot with […]