Jan Benskin

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We Tried It: Baby Food Cocktails

When I saw that baby food cocktails were trending, my immediate reaction was “NO!” But after about 30 seconds, my thought shifted to, “Well, all baby food really consists of is mushy fruit and veg.” So why *not* add that to a cocktail? No good reason, so today we made three baby food cocktail …

Baby Showers

Peach and Blueberry Coffee cake Recipe

1) Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, grease a 9 inch non-stick spring form pan and set aside.<p>2) In a bowl, mix together the flour, salt, baking …

Why you should never thaw frozen steaks before cooking them

Cooking with fresh beef will always be the ultimate way to prepare a steak, but it turns out that using a frozen steak is your next-best …

Recipe 101: Baked Chicken Meatballs

Serves 4, or more as appetizers or sliders<p>3 slices Italian bread, torn into small bits (1 cup)<br>1/3 cup milk<br>3 ounces sliced pancetta, finely chopped …

Lovely lamingtons

A beautiful lamington really is one of the best treats to sit down with and enjoy with a cuppa. This recipe produces a lovely fluffy sponge cake on …

Kalua Pork Sliders with Mango Blueberry Salsa.

Our pulled pork love here knows no bounds.Please trust me enough to eat blueberries on top of your pork. Puhlease.So! It’s been super hot this week …

Mexican King Ranch Chicken Casserole Recipe

Mexican King Ranch Chicken Casserole Recipe<p>Updated on March 2, 2018<p>Mexican king ranch chicken casserole recipe has been around for a long time, it …

Recipes

How to cook the perfect red velvet cake

This crimson cake should be showstoppingly gaudy – the baked equivalent of Dolly Parton. But should your colouring be artificial or natural? And what should you top it with?<p>A southern American classic, the red velvet has its origins in the 19th century, when cakes as soft and fine as that fancy …

Dessert

Your Friend Will Be Blown Away When You Make These Tiramisu Mille-Crepes

Easy to make, great for showing off!<p>Servings: 6-8<p><b>For the mascarpone cream:</b><p>6 egg yolks<p>1 ½ cup of powdered sugar<p>16 oz Mascarpone cheese<p>6 egg whites beaten to stiff peaks<p><b>For the crepes:</b><p>3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour<p>8 eggs<p>5 tablespoons melted butter<p>3 tablespoons sugar<p>4 cups milk<p>3 tablespoons ground …

Your Goal For Summer: Bake Up These Ultracomforting Casseroles

The easiest way you could use up the rest of your Summer produce is by throwing everything in a casserole dish. You don't even have to call it a casserole if that word doesn't excite you . . . just call it an easy, cheesy bake that's full of Summer's best offerings like tomatoes, squash, and …

Cooking

This Coffee-Infused Popsicle Recipe Will Quickly Replace Your Usual Morning Joe

<i>Nothing says "summer" quite like a frozen treat. To help you beat the sweltering temps, we've rounded up our favorite popsicle recipes guaranteed to</i> …

drinks

Miette's Hot Milk Cake

Hot Milk Cake<p>This recipe yields one large, 20-cm (8-inch) cake, or two smaller 13-cm (5-inch) cakes.<p>Author: Adapted from Meg Ray's 'Hot Milk …

Honey Banana Muffins - Quiet Corner

Honey Banana Muffins Recipe<p>These Honey Banana Muffins, maple-sweetened banana muffins are the best!<p>Ingredients:<p>3 very ripe bananas<br>• 1/3 cup honey …

Genius Chickpeas and Spinach (Garbanzos con Espinacas) Recipe on Food52

• 200 grams (7 ounces) chickpeas, soaked overnight with a pinch of baking soda, or two 400-gram cans of chickpeas, rinsed<br>• 6 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 500 grams (18 ounces) spinach, washed<br>• 75 grams (3 ounces) white bread (about two 1/2-inch slices), crusts removed, cut into small cubes<br>• 3 cloves garlic, thinly …

5 delicious ways to enjoy beets

Beetroot, simply known as the beet, has been gaining popularity as a superfood. Beet juice consumption is associated with a decrease in blood pressure, which can be an effective way to treat cardiovascular conditions. Beets are also one of the few vegetables that contain a group of pigments known …

8 Iconic Recipes From Magnolia Bakery, From Easiest to Toughest

Magnolia Bakery, the iconic shop in New York City, is famous for its banana pudding, icebox cakes, cupcakes, and more. Though the store has countless cookbooks and seasonal offerings, we pulled eight of our favorite recipes and ordered them from easiest to hardest so you can bake (or not bake) …

Dessert

Treat yourself with this brown sugar shortbread recipe

When you're making cookies, it doesn't get much easier than shortbread. A basic combination of butter, sugar, flour and salt baked to crumbly richness, shortbread bakes in minutes. This version, made with brown sugar, has caramel and molasses notes. The recipe makes enough for two pans' worth of …

Recipe: Creamy Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Roll-Ups

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Lightly coat a 9x9-inch baking dish with butter; set aside.<p>Bring a large pot of salted …

Chicken & Corn Chowder Recipe

"This comfort food classic is chock full of flavor and ready in 25 minutes. Cooked chicken, creamy herb and garlic soup, potatoes, corn, bacon and …

7 Underrated Job Skills That Will Get You a Raise

Getting people to do whatyou need them to do without forcing it is invaluable.<p>Hard work, negotiating prowess, teamwork: These are on every list of …

Employment

How to Make Breakfast Coffee Cake

Love coffee cake, but want to cut the calories? Here’s a recipe that helps cut the fat by using egg substitutes and low-fat yogurt, and increases the …

Recipes

The Recipes Ottolenghi Includes in Every Book (& How He Tweaks Them)

That ingredient you buy every single time you go to the market? The dish you'd happily eat five days in a row, tweaking just slightly each time? It's not just you! Even Yotam Ottolenghi, one of the most-celebrated contemporary cookbook writers, has his fallbacks: Eggplant, butternut squash, and …

Bono Wants Christian Music To Get More Honest

The U2 musician said that he sees a "lot of dishonesty" in modern Christian music.<p>When U2 musician Bono reads the Psalms, a book of the Bible filled with ancient hymns, he sees the full range of human emotions: anger, irritation, sadness, bliss. While the Psalms have been a source of spiritual …