November 26, 2023

Best Ways to Bring Extra Flavor to Every Meal

Cooking is one of those things that can be a chore or a hobby, depending on how you look at it. We need to eat and, while you can order takeout or rely on ready meals, cooking is almost always the most cost-effective and healthiest way to fuel ourselves.

It can also be pretty delicious as well.

Cooking tasty food … Read the rest

July 5, 2012

Pulled Pork Burger

I recently had the good luck to find an American style BBQ place locally that obviously specialized in that great American tradition of charcoal slow cooked meats.

I don’t know about you but the description alone sounds tempting doesn’t it!!

I managed to pry the plate out of my lady’s hand long enough to get a quick photo before we … Read the rest

March 25, 2012

Mummy Kitchen: Fruit and Veggie Surprise

If you are busy mom that needs a quick snack for your kids, then make sure you check out this Fruit and Veggie Surprise. Life is too busy to not eat healthy and this recipe is just right for your family. There are plenty of fruits and veggies in it with a touch of chocolate. Your kids will be thrilled … Read the rest

February 28, 2012

Gordon Ramsay’s Maze

With locations in London and New York City, Gordon Ramsay’s Maze restaurant focuses on quality ingredients, imaginative flavor combinations, and simple preservations. The dishes are served in small portions, enabling patrons to savor a wide variety of tastes in one visit. This cookbook gives readers the opportunity to cook the Maze way. But it is more than a collection of
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November 25, 2011

Passion for Seafood (Conran Octopus Cookery)

Gordon Ramsay won his first Michelin star at the prodigious age of 27 and has since become one of the UK’s best-known chefs. Here, he turns his attention to the food that excites him most: fish and shellfish. Ramsay aims his advice at home cooks, especially those who are not used to preparing seafood, and he begins with an entire

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November 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen: Low Calorie Kebabs

I love kebabs and they are so nice when they are cooked correctly. Obviously I am not including those that the chavs have on a saturday night that are used from old meat and look like they are covered in more calories than the cider they have already drunk.

No I am talking about real kebabs like the lovely ones … Read the rest

October 25, 2011

Mummy Kitchen: Yummy Cheese Burgers

Cheese Burgers is one of those great snacks that everyone loves. Though I am not too sure that we like what it does to our waist line!!

I make cheese burgers for my family about three times a month in summer and about once a month the rest of the year.

They go really well with some chips or onion … Read the rest

October 24, 2011

MasterChef Cookbook

In the nationwide search for America’s best amateur chef, thousands of home cooks from across the country created their signature dish for an awe-inspiring panel of judges. Doctors, businessmen, students, construction workers, and stay-at-home moms alike put their heart on the plate for a chance to become the country’s first-ever Master Chef.
From the Mississippi Delta to the Midwest, exotic
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May 8, 2011

Essence: Recipes from Le Champignon Sauvage

This magnificent aspirational cookery book, exquisitely photographed and designed, is the British equivalent of The French Laundry Cookbook – a restaurant recipe book from a chef at the height of his powers.

Famed the world over for his dedication and single mindedness, his cuisine is both about essential flavors and the inspirational use of wild food picked from the Cotswold … Read the rest

September 28, 2010

Recipe Secrets – An Honest Review

Have you ever sat down at your favorite restaurant, savoring every last morsel of food, just wishing that you could afford to eat out like this on a far more regular basis. For many people, eating out really is such a rare treat which is a shame because occasions like this are enjoyed by the whole family.

How would you … Read the rest

May 19, 2010

White Barbecue Sauce – Sweet, Sour, Tickling and Tangy

BBQ sauce is generally a basic mixture of tomatoes, sugar and vinegar. Tomatoes used can be in various forms such as tomato sauce, paste, puree and even ketchup. Sugar adds sweetness to the barbecue sauce and can either be corn syrup, honey or molasses. The addition of vinegar, on the other hand, lends a sour flavor to the bbq sauce … Read the rest

May 18, 2010

Organic Gingerbread

What is the secret ingredient in savory pastries, muffins and other baked goods? Buttermilk, which lends a rich, hearty flavor with fewer calories than whole milk or cream.

Organic buttermilk, produced without using pesticides, synthetic hormones or antibiotics, is not only wonderful for baking, it is great as a base for soups and salad dressings or as a marinade. It … Read the rest

May 17, 2010

My Favorite Cheesecakes

Lemon, vanilla and the more elaborate concoctions such as pumpkin, chocolate chip, cranberry and blueberry are just a few of my favorite cheesecakes. The delight you experience when you take that first bite of your favorite cheesecake can be exhilarating and soothing at the same time.

And remembering loved ones at gift-giving time brings to mind even more exciting flavors … Read the rest

May 13, 2010

Two Low Carb Chinese Recipes

Chinese cooking can be very healthy as it contains low carb as well as low fat dishes.  Today, I am sharing with you two low carb chinece recipes for chinese green beans and chinece lemon chicken, a classic in chinese cooking.

Low Carb Recipe of Chinese Green Beans

Ingredients:
1 pkg frozen green beans — (16 ounce) 500g
1 pkt … Read the rest

May 11, 2010

Timesaving Chili: A Family Favorite

Weeknight dinners that satisfy the whole family can be less of a challenge than many people realize. Comforting, filling and quickly prepared meals don’t have to mean less nutritious choices for busy families. One good idea, for example, is chili-a dish most families enjoy. With a timesaving recipe that’s ready to serve in half an hour, the family can be … Read the rest

May 6, 2010

Taking Dinner Outdoors? Americans Get Their Grills On

While nearly everyone in America grills, not everyone is comfortable barbecuing more than the basics. Here’s an approach to grilling you can “steak” your reputation on:

Neighborhood grocery stores can help make the outdoor cooking experience easier by providing everything a griller needs under one roof. The Great Grilling program at Safeway features recipes, tools and high-quality ingredients for families … Read the rest

May 4, 2010

Fun With Some Shrimp

Football season means party time, and nothing is more fun than tailga

ting with friends before the big game.

Joe Cahn, the self-proclaimed “commissioner of tailgating,” suggests celebrating in style with Wild American shrimp, a finger food that easily complements beer, wine and soft drinks.

“Wild American shrimp go great with tailgating because it’s easy, simple and good,” said Cahn, … Read the rest

April 27, 2010

Two Healthy Chinese Recipes

Chinese cooking has healthy, well balanced recipes that can very well fit in almost any dietaty regiment.  Today, I am sharing with you two of these healthy recipes for your enjoyment.

 

Chinese Recipe of Beef Fried Rice Recipe

Ingredients:

2 Tbs. soy sauce
1/2 tsp. sugar
1 Tbs. vegetable oil
2 eggs, well beaten
1/2 lb. ground beef
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April 22, 2010

The secret for a great barbecue is really in the sauce?

We have hear a ton of time that the secreat for a great barbecue is in the sauce.  Well, it migth be!  What is a barbecue chicken, a rack of barbecue ribs or a t-bone steak without a accompaining sauce? Well I am sure this can spark a debate among different school of though ( or I should say barbecuing?…)  … Read the rest

April 20, 2010

The 10 most popular french recipes

Despite new trends, hype and marketing, tradition has never been stronger. In France, good food still means authentic cooking by using natural products from diverse regions. This is how we celebrate human being by offering the best food to all our senses. Cooking home-made food and eating at the table make your appetite grow stronger. The challenge is to combine … Read the rest