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The Shelf Life of Food (Infographic) Photo 6- Hail Yes: 9 Secret Eats Recommended By London’s Finest Cabbies. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever. Recipe. Kitchen Cheat Sheet Guide On Basic Cooking Techniques. Holiday Recipe: Easy 2-Ingredient Homemade Holiday Ham Marinade.

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Holiday Recipe: Easy 2-Ingredient Homemade Holiday Ham Marinade

Please read our disclosure policy here. In continuation of our last minute super easy last-minute Holiday recipes, here is our next emergency recipe. Many of you might have a holiday ham planned on your Christmas dinner menu for this week. Most favorited all-time - page 10. Moist Chocolate Cake. There’s something to be said for a cake that you can whip up at 9 o’clock on a Friday night, after a serious doozy of a week, when you need some baking therapy that requires little to no brain power.

Moist Chocolate Cake

By the time this past weekend hit, I think anything requiring technique or poise in the kitchen would have had induced some kind of cerebral short circuiting – I imagine there would have been sparks, probably some twitching and likely even drool. Okay fine, so there might have been drool anyway. Actually, when the cake emerged, there was probably drooling and clapping. I tell you that because I trust you won’t judge me. This cocoa-based cake is deeply chocolaty and incredibly moist.

I have used this recipe to make sheet cakes, layer cakes, cupcakes, mini cupcakes… really, you can’t go wrong. The Ultimate Steak Manual - Food. The steak is the connoisseur’s meat dish; a subject of debate, delight and potential disappointment.

The Ultimate Steak Manual - Food

To encourage the first two and avoid the last, we’ve consulted three prime-cut experts and one wine expert to produce a definitive instruction manual so that you, the antlerless man, can prevail in the battle of the beef. Gressingham Duck Breast Recipe With Passion Fruit Sauce. Beautifully cooked duck breast is paired with a remarkable passion fruit sauce in this duck recipe from Marcello Tully.

Gressingham Duck Breast Recipe With Passion Fruit Sauce

Crushed potatoes provide a hearty companion to the duck, and you can serve the dish with lightly cooked green beans, as shown in the image. When choosing a whisky for the passion fruit sauce, choose a whisky with lighter, sweeter notes; Irish whiskey and several whisky blends are quite suitable, or Speyside whiskies if you are using a single malt Method Start with the passion fruit sauce by cutting the fruit in half, remove the pulp and seeds and flesh from inside and place in a small saucepan Next, add the whisky and star anis and bring to the boil.

Add the maple syrup and black treacle and bring back to the boil. Wash and place the new potatoes into a suitable sized pan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil. 17 Apart: Growing Celery Indoors: Never Buy Celery Again. Remember when we tested and shared how to grow onions indefinitely last week?

17 Apart: Growing Celery Indoors: Never Buy Celery Again

Well, at the same time, we've been testing out another little indoor gardening project first gleaned from Pinterest that we're excited to share the successes of today — regrowing celery from it's base. We've figured out how to literally re-grow organic celery from the base of the bunch we bought from the store a couple weeks ago. I swear, we must have been living under a rock all these years or just not be that resourceful when it comes to food, but we're having more fun learning all these new little tips and tricks as we dive deeper into trying to grow more of our own food. This project is almost as simple as the onion growing project — simply chop the celery stalks from the base of the celery you bought from the store and use as you normally would. DIY Pinata Cookies. How to Cook. Brilliant Grilling Combs Just Made Shish Kebab Skewers Obsolete.

20 brilliant things to make in a jar. Via: Start saving your old jam jars!

20 brilliant things to make in a jar

From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Get the recipe here). Preserving Fruit Flavors in Alcohol: Homemade Liqueurs. When we discuss food preservation, we are usually talking about canning, dehydrating, freezing or fermenting.

Preserving Fruit Flavors in Alcohol: Homemade Liqueurs

But did you know that you can also preserve fruit in alcohol, such as brandy or vodka? It is a way of preserving the flavor or essence of the fruit for later use. This method consists of steeping fresh or frozen fruit in alcohol for several weeks. In the end, you end up with some “drunken fruit” (good as a dessert topping) and a flavorful alcohol that can be used to make dazzling cocktails, punch, deserts or sauces. But if you take it a step further and add a little sugar syrup to the mix , you now have delicious homemade liqueur! Garlic. 100 Ways to Cook an Egg. According to legend (a.k.a. wikipedia), the folds in a chef’s hat used to represent the number of ways s/he knew how to cook an egg, with the vaunted 100-fold hat reserved for the heads of only the most knowledgeable culinary experts.

100 Ways to Cook an Egg

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