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How to Cook. Man Tested Recipes - Recipes for men. Motorcycle Parts, Motorcycle Accessories – 15 No-Bread Sandwiches. Hot cocoa cookies. I am a teeny bit obsessed with the cookies from the most recent issue of EveryDay with Rachael Ray magazine. This recipe is the second of many cookie recipes on my list to make this holiday season. Sweets are taking over my life! Just ask my coworkers. They get my leftovers, and I think they are starting to resent the way I am forcing them to eat sinful treats. I don't think I need to tell you that these were tasty. The photos sort of speak for themselves.. Ooey gooey chocolatey marshmallowy deliciousness.

In a medium saucepan, melt together: 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter 12 oz. chopped semisweet chocolate (bars) Stir frequently over medium heat until smooth. In a medium bowl, whisk together: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Using an electric mixer, beat together: 1 1/4 cups light brown sugar 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Beat on low speed until smooth, 2 minutes. Enjoy! Tide and Thyme. Edible Spoons Company. Unbelievably Easy Roast Beef. I present to you all a Christmas roast. It’s the perfect holiday meal. This roast beef is rich and flavorful, while still very buttery and tender without actually using any butter! Believe it, friends, for I speak the truth. This roast beef is perfection. I had never made a roast beef before, so I was extremely happy with this meal.

The outside was crusty, lightly spicy, and expertly seasoned. Happy Holidays! Look at how simple those ingredients are! Cover a baking sheet with foil, then place a cooling rack over top. Make the garlic into a paste. Continue to press down on the garlic with the side of your knife until it starts to form a paste. I know this is a terrible picture, but it should be as smooth as possible. Mix the garlic together with the pepper, oregano, basil, and crushed red pepper flakes.

Rub the roast with olive oil then rub with the herb and garlic mixture. Heat the remaining oil in a medium pan and add the roast, browning on each side for 3-4 minutes. Cook time: Total time: Bring Home the Bacon (Cookies) « egg me on. Sooooo-weet! How many times you have thought: You know what would make these cookies better? Bacon. Well, now you’re in luck! These cookies are a flavorful trifecta, with peanut butter, chocolate chips and bacon.

It’s pretty much everything you could ever hope for in a cookie, and yet so much more. Note that this recipe only makes a dozen, so stash a few away before you put out a plate of them. Bacon & Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies - 5 slices of bacon - 1 ¼ cups of flour - ¼ teaspoon of baking soda - ¼ teaspoon of baking powder - ⅛ teaspoon of cinnamon - Pinch of chili powder - ¼ teaspoon of salt - 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, at room temperature - ½ cup of creamy peanut butter - ½ cup of sugar - ½ cup of light brown sugar - 1 large egg - 1 teaspoon of vanilla - ½ cup of roughly chopped peanuts - ⅓ cup of semisweet chocolate chips Heat your oven to 350º. Fry the bacon slices until crisp in a large skillet. Like this: Like Loading... Perfect Iced Coffee.

Iced coffee is my life. When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. To say I couldn’t live without it is an understatement. It gives me the tools I need to cope. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1. Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it. (Note: I’ve totally adapted/tweaked coffee/water amounts to suit my own tastes. I start with a big ol’ container. Rip open a pound of ground coffee.

Pour in the coffee. Glorious. Traditional English Puddings for Recipes Ideas Tips Hints Custard, Rhubard, Apple Crumble, Bread and Butter Pudding, Christmas Pudding. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough + Cupcake = The BEST Cupcake. Ever. Recipe. XEquivalents and Conversions I love the fact that the site is a global community, but of course it does raise issues and problems, sourcing products is one (and see Sources & Stockists) and another thorny area is weights and measures. Obviously, when you move from one system of measurement to another, you are obliged to round up or down, so it's always going to be an approximation, but here is a table of conversions and equivalents, which should at least help! Equivalents As we welcome such an international audience to this site you may not recognise some of the ingredients listed in the recipes section.

Here is our UK / US equivalents guide to give you a helping hand... Please note that these are approximations Print Version. 18 Microwave Snacks You Can Cook In A Mug. Buttered Beere 1588 Recipe. Small Goblets Of Buttered Beere From A 1588 Tudor Recipe This is an authentic Tudor Buttered Beere (Butter Beer) recipe from 1588 and a rich, creamy ale (beer) is called for – but don’t get an ale which is too sweet, as we are adding in sugar as well as egg yolks. The best ales (beer) to buy are traditional ‘real-ales’ (or cask conditioned ales) from a British brewery with a good reputation (see the end of the post for recommendations). Most British ales (traditional beer) of this high quality are now exported world-wide – while more modern beers, such as ‘lager’ are not recommended. This Tudor recipe for Buttered Beere is the oldest recorded instance of Butter Beer and it is authentically drunk warm, which is an acquired taste; but it is well worth trying.

Recipe Ingredients: 1500 ml (3 bottles) of good quality British ‘ale’1/4 tsp ground ginger1/2 tsp ground cloves1/2 tsp ground nutmeg200g demerara (natural brown) sugar5 egg yolks (yolks only are needed)100g unsalted butter (diced) Spices_A-Z.pdf. How to Cook | Cook's Country - Recipes That Work. 7 Unexpected Uses for Your Microwave | Shine Food. Tamata pachadi / Tomato chutney. Tamata pachadi / Tomato chutney Another of everyone's favorite. This is going to be my 10th blog posts already...these posts went by Another easy recipe and also a versatile dish. Goes along with any food nicely. Eat it with Dosa, Idli, Rice or Roti, tastes good with anything. The healthy side of it, its all tomato and tomato is one of the antioxidant foods which boosts the immune system.I read somewhere that cooked tomatoes are better and the heat allows more good and preferable antioxidants in tomatoes to be made available to the body for easy absorption when eaten with oil.

Another good ingredient in this chutney is garlic. Ingredients: 4-5 tomatoes 6-8 big garlic cloves 4-5 green chillies small lemon size tamarind ball Salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Tempering: 1/2 tbsp mustard seeds 1/2 tbsp chana daal 1/2 tbsp urad daal 1/4 tbsp jeera 4-5 red chillies 5-6 curry leaves Method: In a pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil, add the chana daal and urad daal and let them brown. 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.

But are there really 100 ways to prepare eggs? ES set out on an exploration across the food blogosphere to find out, and our answer is a decidedly delicious “yes.” We’re reporting back and presenting our 100 favorite ways to cook an egg. If you’ve ever looked in the fridge and said, “I’ve got tons of eggs, but no idea what to cook with them,” well, you have no excuse to ever do that again. Just come right back here. Presenting the comprehensive Endless Simmer guide to 100 ways to cook an egg: Click on the photos for full recipes. PS – What did we miss? Update! Sponsored Content. Y Milk Shakes and Smoothies. Your passion for healthy living brought you here - let's keep talking! Foods to Fuel Your Body Magical milk shakes Traditional milk shakes—made with ice cream and chocolate—can do diet damage.

Luckily, these recipes combine low-fat dairy products and fruit to provide 11 drinks with less than 300 calories. Peanut-Butter-Cup Smoothie This drink tastes like a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup in a glass, and it contains 20% of your daily calcium. Ingredients: Banana, low-fat chocolate milk, vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt, natural-style peanut butter, vanilla low-fat yogurt Calories: 201 Try this recipe: Peanut-Butter-Cup Smoothie Next: Yogurt-Fruit Smoothie » View All Get the latest health, fitness, anti-aging, and nutrition news, plus special offers, insights and updates from! 40+ Cake Baking Tips & Tricks. Here is a large assortment of tips I’ve accumulated over the years.

Keep in mind different recipes will provide different results, but overall I’ve found these do noticeably improve most recipes or make things easier. Some recipes success depend on a specific ingredient or action. If one of these tips contradicts your recipe, your best bet is to follow what you have. Enhancers: Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of meringue powder to your mix to help it rise a bit higher and make it a bit lighter in texture.Add 1 envelope of unflavored gelatin to the batter, helps prevent the surface from splitting or cracking.First add a teaspoon of lemon juice to the butter and sugar called for before mixing the rest of the ingredients. Helps make the cake lighter.Take your time creaming the butter, beat/cream for at least 5 minutes to get lots of air into the butter.

Add the sugar and beat/cream really well again.Separate eggs first–beat yolks till golden and creamy then add to the butter/sugar mixture. Moister: 50 Amazingly Helpful Time-Tested Tips for the Kitchen. You know all of those helpful kitchen-related suggestions that old-timers are so willing to share with the younger generations? These little tips and tricks might be called “kitchen hacks” these days, but they’re still the same good old nuggets of wisdom that they always were. As with any old wives’ tale, hack, or tip, your mileage may vary. Some of these gems have been around for several lifetimes - and according to most grandmas, they really work. 1.

For cleaning smelly hands after chopping onions or garlic, just rub them on a stainless steel spoon. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. Mastering the Art of Herbs & Spices. In my quest to learn to be able to excel still more in combining herbs and spices in my cooking for the best overall flavor and variety, I have wanted to explore more in detail this fine art. My question has always been: what combines well with this spice? What spice would go well with this meat, vegetable, etc? And the list goes on. I recently came across this list of herbs and their uses and wanted to share it with you. I am printing this out and taping it inside my spice cupboard.

I hope it helps you out as well! “One secret of distinguishing oneself as a good cook is knowing how to use herbs and spices properly. Tips for Using Herbs To substitute fresh for dried herbs in a recipe, add three or four times more fresh herbs than the recipe calls for, and usually add at the end of the recipe.Experiment with soaking dried herbs for ten minutes or so before adding to a dish. Herbs & Spice Combinations Guide to Herbs & Spices I kept to the most common spices. Kitchen Tip Tuesdays! Magic Sauce Recipe. I call this the magic sauce recipe. In part, because it makes everything it touches shimmer with deliciousness.

It's magic like that. Technically, it's a riff on a chimichurri sauce - one that veered off the rails in a big way. Much tweaking has rendered it a distant second cousin. If that. In fact, the hallmark of that sauce, parsley, I skip entirely. But I love this. Let's just start by putting one thing out there. It's as versatile as a black dress. . - More Herb Recipes - - More Paprika Recipes - - More Quick Recipes - 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 2 medium cloves of garlic, smashed into a paste 1 well-crumbled bay leaf pinch of red pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon + fine grain sea salt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Gently warm the olive oil over medium-low heat in a skillet or pan, until it is just hot.

Makes ~2/3 cup. Prep time: 5 min - Cook time: 5 min Print Recipe. The Common Cook's How-Many Guide to Kitchen Conversions. Bacon Potato Soup Recipe. Edible Christmas Gift Recipes and Shopping Guide Christmas at Helen's Perogies Recipe : 34 Insanely Simple Two-Ingredient Recipes.

Raspberry-Mango Sangria. Best Christmas Cookie Recipes - Christmas Cookies Recipes with Pictures. Emergency Ingredient Substitutions for Baking. for Mommy: Easy Barbecued Ribs. I’ve never cooked ribs before. It’s something I’ve left to the pros, like my favourite, favourite, favourite BBQ joint, Boneheads BBQ. When we were out shopping Thursday night though, there was a pretty good deal on some small packs of pork back ribs, so I decided to give it a go.

Friday morning, I remembered that there was a barbecue rib recipe in my new America’s Test Kitchen Slow Cooker Revolution cookbook and I knew it was going to be what I used. Like most good slow cooker recipes, this one does have a couple extra steps, but I loved that the extra steps were after the slow cooking, not before, because sometimes my cooking skills at 8 AM are not the sharpest. The original recipe is fairly large and should be made in a large oval slow cooker. I scaled it down as I only bought 2 lbs of ribs and cooked them in my small round 3.5 quart slow cooker. Easy Barbecued Ribs In a small bowl, mix together paprika, brown sugar, cayenne and S&P.

Enjoy! How To Make Fresh Ricotta. Okay, the first thing I have to say is, hang in there with me for a few minutes. I know you are thinking, make your own cheese? REALLY? Here on this blog where I have said about a million times, it’s all about getting in and out of the kitchen in 30 minutes or less? Has she finally eaten one too many piece of bacon and gone off her rocker? Hang in there with me while I promise you these three things: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Okay, that’s four things, and I have no idea what a fell swoop is. Get out your handy strainer and put it in your sink. Now take a nice heavy saucepan and pour in 4 cups of whole milk, one cup of buttermilk, and 1/3 cup of heavy cream. I like to sprinkle a little coarse salt onto the cheese every couple of spoonfuls or so. Fifteen minutes have now passed, and you have made your own ricotta cheese. And if you are like me, you will never even LOOK at those ricotta containers in the supermarket again. Things you can make with your glorious ricotta include… Summer Lasagna. Ingredients.

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