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Easter Deviled Egg Chicks

These adorable Easter deviled eggs are sure to please both kids and grown-ups alike this holiday! These adorable chick-shaped eggs are full of flavor …

Beef Rib Eye and Vegetable Stew

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Food

After this video, you may cook the best steak of your life

​When it comes to cooking the perfect steak, different chefs will tell you different ways to do it and each one would probably be delicious.<p>But this …

BBQ

Broccoli Rabe Ricotta Gnudi With Parmesan Cream

First, add the broccoli rabe to boiling salted water and turn off the heat straight away. Make sure all of the broccoli rabe is covered by the hot …

Italian Beef Ragu - A Classic Recipe

<i>A classic beef ragu that’s easy and packed full of flavour using only a few simple ingredients. Toss it with fresh pappardelle pasta, make it into</i> …

Cooking

Ravioli with Bitter Greens and Toasted Walnut Butter

Italians love their bitter greens, whether served raw in salad, cooked in soup, or made the star of a savory filling for oversized ravioli. Use a mix of escarole, chicory and dandelion greens, or try radicchio for an unusual but delicious riff. If you don’t want to make the pasta from scratch, pick …

SLOW COOKER PHILLY CHEESE STEAK SANDWICHES

<b>Ingredients :</b><p>2 1/2 to 3 pounds beef round steak<br>2 green peppers, sliced thin<br>2 onions, sliced thin<br>3 cups beef stock<br>2 teaspoons garlic salt<br>2 teaspoons …

Best Steak Marinade Ever

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>⅓ cup of soy sauce.<br>½ cup of olive oil.<br>⅓ cup of fresh lemon juice.<br>¼ cup of worcestershire sauce.<br>1 ½ tbsps of garlic powder.<br>3 tbsps of …

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Cooking

How to Find Anyone Online

If your efforts to track down long-lost relatives and obscure musicians (or anyone else you’re looking for on the web) stop at Googling their name …

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

Pan-Seared Rib-Eye

Place a 10-to-12-inch cast-iron skillet in the oven and heat the oven to 500 degrees F. Bring the steak to room temperature.<p>When the oven reaches …

BBQ

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry

Making your own pastry covered baked Brie is so simple to do that you may never buy it again. This version has a layer of caramelized mushrooms and …

Slow-Cooker Cheesecake

The real secret to perfect cheesecake.<p>Directions<p>Grease a 6” springform pan and wrap tightly with two layers of foil. In a 6-quart slow cooker, pour …

Slow Cookers

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

After hosting my two younger sisters and 18-month-old niece for a long weekend, my heart is full and my refrigerator is empty. Whenever the three of …

Slow Cookers

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

<i>Slow cooker split pea soup with ham is traditional winter comfort food made easy. Just toss everything in a Crock pot and walk away. You're …

Cooking

Perfect Puttanesca: The Italian Pasta Recipe You Need Right Now

The infamous theory behind the origins of pasta puttanesca ("pasta of the whores") is that the mid-20th century prostitutes of Naples used it to lure …

Prawn Ravioli with Lemon and Caper Sauce

<b>Sauce:</b> Place the butter in a saucepan over a medium heat and cook until it turns a light golden brown and smells nutty, swirling the pan for even …

Pasta

Mushroom Pasta Recipe, How to Make the Best Mushroom Pasta in the World

Mushroom Pasta with Italian Sausage<p>Mushroom pasta mixed with sausage mince is a hearty dish full of rich flavours and country aromas. The intensity of porcini mushrooms will take you direct to Italy and when mixed with tasty sausage and a drizzle of truffle oil, no one will be able to resist.<p>This …

Orecchiette pasta with sausage

Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add diced onions and garlic. Cook until the onions soften, about 5 minutes.<p>Add chicken broth to the …

Italian Food

8 easy crockpot recipes that'll help you feel like an adult

We’ll be the first to admit that adulting isn’t easy. We feel like we never have enough time to get everything done, and one thing that has …

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder with Bacon - Sweet and Savory Meals

Shares 265<p>Slow Cooker Corn Chowder with Bacon requires minimum preparation time and effort, throw everything in the crockpot and let it simmer to …

Cooking

Improve Your Research Skills in 2017 with Free Online Classes

Ah, a new year is on its way! What are your goals? Is this the year you take your research skills up another notch? I feel I’ve been at a plateau the …

Genealogy

Filipino Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

"This is an easy Pinoy recipe if you don't have much time. The beef can be sliced and marinated ahead of time making the meat even tastier. Eat the …

Gingerbread Loaf Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Jesus

Ultimate Banana Bread Recipe | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

Baking

The Easiest Ever Slow Cooker Beef Stew

<i>A delicious and comforting Slow Cooker Beef Stew, perfect for those cold chilly months, that comes together in a flash and the slow cooker does all</i> …

Slow Cooker Beef and Broccoli

<i>Note: This post first appeared on September 12, 2012. The recipe has been edited slightly (to make the recipe easier to understand if you were having</i> …

Cooking

Grilled Prawns with Caper Tzatziki

Preheat a stove top grill pan to high heat.<p>In a small bowl, stir together the yogurt, capers, shallots, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. …

Seafood