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Donal Skehan

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Roasting Chicken, Upside Down During our interview with Ina Garten about her new book, How Easy Is That?, I mentioned how Alex and I rarely had leftovers when he roasted me a chicken (we were talking about how to cook for two most simply, and Ina had suggested roasting a whole chicken early in the week and then repurposing the leftovers). All talk of practicality and leftovers ceased immediately. I think I do too. Part of Alex’s heritage is Greek, and his chicken is flavored with Mediterranean accents: garlic, olive oil, lemon, oregano, and thyme. First, a disclaimer. There are a few elements that make this chicken fantastic, borderline addictive. The potatoes that get cooked beneath the chicken are so good. That’s really all there is to it in the end. —Cara Eisenpress of Big Girls, Small Kitchen Greek-Style Roasted Chicken with PotatoesServes 4 I have to admit, I don’t know that much about carving chickens. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Rinse the chicken and remove the livers. Take the chicken out of the oven.

Food Truck Fiesta - a real-time automated DC food truck tracker with commentary How to Find Your Passion & Create a Super Career Out of It - Akash Gautam Are you someone who has often grappled with the question – ‘What am I good at?’ or rather wondered, ‘Am I good at anything at all!’; then this blogpost on ‘How to find your passion’ is for you. And if you are one of those lucky souls who have always known what to do with their lives, I am sure you know ample people who are still struggling. Pass it on to them. In this post, I am going to be breaking down the process of identifying your passion, finding something you are very good at, step by step. In the previous few years, I met so many sulkers & cribbers- people who are doing well in their jobs, careers but still deeply fatigued & vacuous. Then I also met this IITian who is now a Mountaineer and a travel blogger. See- there is no age or time to find your passion. My point being, before I even begin to decode one of the biggest mysteries of our lives, ‘how to find your passion’, I want you guys to understand that there is no deadline here. “If you are going through hell, keep going.”

Buttermilk-Marinated Roast Chicken — SALT FAT ACID HEAT The day before you want to cook the chicken, remove the wingtips by cutting through the first wing joint with poultry shears or a sharp knife. Reserve for stock. Season the chicken generously with salt and let it sit for 30 minutes. Stir 2 tablespoons of kosher salt or 4 teaspoons fine sea salt into the buttermilk to dissolve. Place the chicken in a gallon-size resealable plastic bag and pour in the buttermilk. Seal it, squish the buttermilk all around the chicken, place on a rimmed plate, and refrigerate. Pull the chicken from the fridge an hour before you plan to cook it. Remove the chicken from the plastic bag and scrape off as much buttermilk as you can without being obsessive. Slide the pan all the way to the back of the oven on the center rack. After about 20 minutes, when the chicken starts to brown, reduce the heat to 400°F and continue roasting for 10 minutes and then move the pan so the legs are facing the back right corner of the oven.

Home - Joseph Phelps Vineyards The 10 most common chess mistakes among beginners There is one thing chess players at all levels have in common: we want to play better. From the player who just learnt how to move the pieces all the way to Magnus Carlsen. And the good news is that there is always room for improvement. But it takes work, because mistakes are always there, hovering over the hand that makes the moves, waiting to be made. Beginners often think that the difference between a modest amateur and a strong master is the number of mistakes they make. So, we could say that a chess beginner's mistakes are more serious, but in this article we will see what are the most typical mistakes, the ones that we must avoid. Mistakes in the opening An amateur looking to improve his game must know that in the first phase of the game certain rules must be followed: To control (and if possible, to occupy with one's pawns) the center of the boardTo develop minor pieces (bishops and knights) as soon as possibleTo castle early in the game, to keep the king safe 1. 2.

Ossobuco Tagine (Moroccan Style Ossobuco) Recipe | LEBANESE RECIPES Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours 20 minutes Total Time: 3 hours 30 minutes Servings: 2 A Moroccan take on osso buco. Veal shanks braised in a sweet and savoury tomato sauce with a Moroccan spice blend. Ingredients 2 veal shanks, with skin salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup flour 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup onion, diced 1/2 cup carrot, diced 1/2 cup celery, diced 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon ginger, grated 1 cup white wine 1 cup beef or veal stock 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/4 cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup prunes, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon harissa 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 pinch saffron 2 bay leaves salt and pepper to taste Directions Season the veal with salt and pepper and dredge in the flour, shaking off any excess.

PlanetBox - Stainless Steel, Eco friendly, Metal Lunchbox and Lunch Containers Insanely good oxtail stew Insanely good oxtail stew Dark, sticky & super-tasty Dairy-freedf Insanely good oxtail stew “Let the oven do the hard work – this rich, oozy oxtail stew is well worth the wait. ” Serves 8 Cooks In6 hours DifficultyNot too tricky BeefDinner PartyFather's daySt. Nutrition per serving Calories 523 26% Fat 38g 54% Saturates 14.2g 71% Sugars 6.4g 7% Salt 0.7g 12% Protein 28.4g 57% Carbs 12g 5% Fibre 2.6g - Of an adult's reference intake Recipe From Foodtube By Jamie Oliver Watch Please enable targetting cookies to show this banner Tap For Method Ingredients 2.5 kg oxtail , chopped into 4cm chunks (ask your butcher to do this) olive oil 2 medium leeks 2 sticks of celery 4 medium carrots a few sprigs of fresh thyme a few sprigs of fresh rosemary 4 fresh bay leaves 4 cloves 2 heaped tablespoons plain flour 2 x 400 g tins of plum tomatoes 275 ml porter or red wine 1 litre organic beef stock , optional Worcestershire sauce Share this Recipe Tap For Ingredients Method MiQ

How to Braise Beef to Keep It Tender and Succulent Braising is a form of moist-heat cooking that breaks down connective tissues in tough cuts of meat, leaving them tender and succulent. Choose the right cut of meat. The best cuts of meat for braising are heavily exercised cuts, such as those from the shoulder, leg, or rump of the animal, as well as ones that contain a lot of connective tissue, like the chuck, shank, brisket, and oxtail.Preheat your oven to 300 F.Pat the meat dry with paper towels. Tips Depending on the size or the cut of meat, you might want to heat the oven to 275 F or even 250 F.If you are braising shanks, you can make a few vertical (parallel to the bone) cuts in the outer membrane so that the meat will not twist out of shape while it braises.