Beef Stew

Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon canola oil 3 tablespoons tomato paste 2 teaspoons herbes de Provence 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups dry red wine 2 cups beef broth 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary, divided […]

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Chicken Parmesan

My version of chicken parmesan is a little different than what they do in the restaurants, with less sauce and a crispier crust. Ingredients 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 2 eggs 1 cup panko bread crumbs, or more as needed ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 […]

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Slow-Cooker Beef and Polenta

Ingredients 2 pounds beef chuck roast, trimmed and cut into 8 pieces 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced 5 cloves garlic 1 12-ounce jar pepperoncini, drained and sliced, plus 1/3 cup brine 1 14-ounce can cherry tomatoes 3/4 cup low-sodium beef broth 1 cup quick-cooking polenta […]

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Thighs

Soy sauce, honey, garlic and ginger (along with the natural juices of the chicken) become irresistible sauce to serve over chicken thighs and rice. If you like a thicker sauce, simply add cornstarch at the end and cook a little longer. Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (2 to 2 1/2 pounds […]

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Crispy Skin Salmon

Cooking salmon so the skin is evenly crispy from end to end is simple if you follow two key tips: Firstly, ensuring the skin is dry. Secondly, using enough oil to cover the base of the skillet so the skin fries properly and goes golden and crispy rather than just burning in patches. Easy! Pictured […]

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Simple Roast Lamb

  Ingredients Lamb: 1.5 kg lamb Olive oil Salt and pepper 4 large sprigs of rosemary chopped into small sprigs 3 garlic cloves sliced thinly Gravy: 1 lamb stock cube 2 tablespoons plain flour 400 ml boiling water Lamb juices Instructions Lamb: Pre-heat the oven to 220C / 200C / gas mark 7 / 425F. Get your lamb out of its packaging and stand on a […]

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Cheesesteak Roll-Ups

Ingredients for 4 servings 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 white onion, sliced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced green bell pepper, seeded and sliced 1 tablespoon kosher salt, plus 2 teaspoons, divided 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon pepper, plus 1 teaspoon, divided 2 lb flank steak(910 g) 14 slices provolone cheese, divided Preparation Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Heat the vegetable oil in […]

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Breakfast Sandwich Roll Up

Ingredients for 2 servings 9 slices white bread 6 rashers bacon, cooked 2 breakfast sausages, cooked egg, scrambled ketchup 1 tablespoon butter Preparation Stack the slices of bread and cut the crusts off. Arrange the slices in a 3″ x 3″ (7.5cm x 7.5cm) square on clingfilm, overlapping them slightly. Roll out with a rolling pin until they are all combined […]

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Grilled Octopus

  Ingredients 3 pounds cleaned octopus 1 bay leaf 4 thyme branches 20 peppercorns Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 head of garlic, cut in half through its equator 3 lemons 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Minced parsley for garnish Instructions . Combine the octopus, bay leaf, thyme, peppercorns, 1 teaspoon salt, […]

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Easy Butter and Herb Baked Oysters

Ingredients 2 cups rock salt or uncooked rice, for lining the pan 1 dozen fresh oysters, in the shell 1 stick (8 tablespoons) salted butter, softened, divided 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest Sweet paprika, optional Chopped fresh parsley, garnish 2 to 3 wedges lemon, for serving Steps to Make It Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 425 F/220 C/Gas Mark 7. Add a […]

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