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Black Bottom Cups

Prepare the cheesecake center: Combine cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, egg, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Beat well. Stir in mini chocolate …

Food

7 Ridiculously Easy Food You Can Cook With Your Rice Cooker That Will Leave You Drooling

Rice cooker recipes are good for those who don’t have a very large kitchen. You just have to put the ingredients in the rice cooker, switch it on, …

Make a Splash at Your Next Party With This DIY Pool Cake

Believe it or not, I had no idea what a swimming pool cake was until about two months ago, and ever since my glorious discovery, I’ve been obsessed with them. Is it possible to rewind back to my childhood and request this cake every year for my birthday? Summer 2016: I’m spreading the gospel of the …

Strawberry Recipes For Summer

<i>Who doesn’t love a cheeky strawb?</i><p>Strawberries are pretty cool guys. They’re like that really great friend you can always rely on. Not sure what to …

Nigel Slater’s hazelnut dukkah and beetroot garlic hummus recipes

There are coriander and cumin seeds toasting in a dry, shallow pan on the hob. Once they are deep walnut brown, I toss in sesame seeds and continue to toast till they’re golden. Once they darken to a deep brown-gold and their smell, warm and aromatic, filters through the kitchen, I put them in the …

Spices

20 Reasons Why We'll Never Tire of Salmon

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

Seafood

How to make brownies with cocoa powder

My recipe for cocoa brownies has ricocheted across the internet for a few years, made a lot of "best ever" lists, and generally made lots of people …

Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day with These Chunky Cherry-Double Chip Cookies

Today, March 15, marks National Chocolate Chip Day. Everyone knows how great these cocoa morsels taste when baked in cookies, pancakes, or eaten …

Wickedly easy 3-ingredient desserts that satisfy in no time

1 /20: Peanut butter cookies<p>1/20 :Peanut butter cookies<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Rich and moist peanut butter cookies come together in a flash thanks to this …

27 Tasty Crock Pot Recipes You'll Make Again And Again

Cooked slowly; eaten quickly.

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Cooking

Coconut crab and simple Jersey potato biryani

There’s a lot happening in this lightly creamy, spiced braise, which is a great base for any fish that you would like to curry: a little smoky chilli, sharp lime, rich coconut and sweet palm sugar. I like the combination of white crabmeat (a bit of brown is optional) and big claws to pick at but …

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

Dessert

Pear and almond microwave mug cake recipe

Combining juicy pear and sweet almonds, this delicious microwave cake-for-one can be made in just minutes.<p>Mug cakes simply involve mixing ingredients in a mug, popping it into the microwave and then watching the perfectly risen cake come out in under three minutes.<p>In this video series, we will show …

These Tacos Are The Epitome Of Cheese On Cheese

Ditch those hard shells!<p><b>For the shells:</b><p>* 3 cups of freshly shredded cheddar cheese (or experiment with your favorite cheeses!)<p><b>For the beef taco filling:</b><p>* 1 pound ground beef<p>* 1 small onion, diced<p>* 3 garlic cloves, chopped<p>* 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced<p>* 1 packet of taco seasoning<p>* 1/3 cup of water …

Cooking

Chicken Cacciatore

1⁄4 cup vegetable oil<p>1 (3-4 lb.) chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1⁄2 cup flour<p>1 tsp. finely chopped fresh …

8 Steps To Perfect & Colourful Meringues

We worked with The Meringue Girls last April and filmed this very enticing video on ‘8 Steps to Mastering Perfect Meringues‘. Boy, were they perfect …

Dark Chocolate And Lime Coconut Macaroons

Step 1<p>Prep You Oven And The Egg Whites<p>Preheat your oven to 190ºC/375ºF. Place your egg white, salt and a little bit of the lime juice into a big, …

Dessert

Sticky Toffee Bundt Cake

Step 1<p>Soften The Dates<p>Submerge dates in a pan with the cold water and baking soda, then heat to simmer. Bubble for 5 minutes to soften and so the …