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Bake with Anna Olson

Double Crust Fruit Pie Dough

The dough can be made up to 2 days ahead and stored chilled, or can be frozen for up to 3 months, thawing in the fridge before rolling. Ingredients 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 3 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup cool unsalted butter, cut into pieces (does not have […]

Crafts

Show Me How – Season 6

SEASON 6 Projects Our craft experts Elizabeth Morley and Gloria Bastos are joined by Carol Tait whom does Decoupage. She shows us Decoupage on canvas as well as making a gilded tea box. Gilded Tea Box Decoupage on Canvas Masai Boat Polystyrene Disc Horizontal Egg – Perfect Passion Quail Necklace Kit Mosaic coffe Tray from […]

Food

Jen’s Chicken Stew

  Ingredients 2 cups cake flour ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 8 chicken pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 green pepper, sliced 1 tin diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon dried origanum ½ cup white wine 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced salt and pepper […]

Food

Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw

Total Time:12 hr 25 min Prep:25 min Inactive Prep:12 hr Yield:8 servings Level:Easy INGREDIENTS 1 1/3 cups sugar 1 cup white vinegar 2 1/2 pounds cabbage, cored and shredded 2 cups finely chopped celery 3 medium carrots, shredded 1 green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped 2/3 cup finely chopped onion 1 teaspoon celery […]

Food

Red Wine-Marinated Escargot Over Bowtie Pasta

Chef Emeril Lagasse is always thinking about new ingredients, produce, meats and foods and how he can put them together in new ways.  Watch as chef takes a cornucopia of fresh ingredients and makes dishes that will give you inspiration, guidance, technique and style to create plates of perfection for you and your family.  Ground […]

Food

Bagna Cauda

Total Time: 15 minPrep: 10 minCook: 5 minYield: about 2 cups sauce|Level: Easy Ingredients 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 to 5 cloves garlic, peeled and microplaned or minced 12 anchovies preserved in olive oil, drained and chopped 1/3 to 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into chunks A variety of raw vegetables, […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Roasted Chicken and Chorizo

Serves 4. Ingredients 1.6kg chicken, cut into pieces 2 chorizo, halved lengthways ¾ cup (90g) large green olives 250g truss cherry tomatoes 8 sprigs oregano, halved 1 lemon, cut into wedges 12 cloves garlic, skin on 1 tablespoon olive oil Sea salt and cracked black pepper Method Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Line a baking […]

Food

Karoo Lamb curry with Jewelled rice

Ingredients: Karoo lamb Curry 250g Ghee 3 tbs Freshly chopped coriander leaves 65g Garlic 1 tbs Turmeric 1 tbs Red chilli powder 350g Fresh spinach leaves without the stems 1 tbs Ground cumin 4 Medium green chilli 1 tbs paprika ½ tsp Garam Masala 550g Chopped onions 1x400g Chopped canned tomatoes 50g Fresh ginger, peeled […]