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Beef and Stout Stew Recipe | British Recipes

Ingredients<p><b>For the Stew:</b><br>• 2 Tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 1/2 pound grass-fed stewing beef, ideally pre-cut into medium chunks<br>• 1 medium-large onion, chopped<br>• 2 large …

17 Soups to Make Now and Eat All Week Long

Now that the leftover holiday roasts and sugar cookies have been polished off, and 2015 is officially underway, all I want to eat is soup. Big bowls …

Food

Creamy Artichoke Lasagna

Login to rate this recipe.<p>Makes: 12 servings<br>• Prep 50 mins<br>• Bake 35 mins<br>• Stand 15 mins<p>For an irresistible twist on traditional lasagna, try this recipe …

10 Must-have apps that every hiker shouldn’t live without

Share103<p>Tweet<p>Share24<p>+11<p>Shares 128<p>When we start planning long hikes, we always think of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan saying, “To live will be an awfully …

15 Lip-Smacking Christmas Desserts Anyone Can Make In Under 30 Minutes

Christmas is the time to indulge. Calories don’t matter. Only happiness counts. Starting the day with ice cream and ending it with cake seems only …

The Hot Vanilla Is the Perfect, Cozy Winter Drink

I recently went into a coffee shop to get a hot chocolate and, to my surprise, they had something called a “Hot Vanilla” on the menu. I was …

Gimme Some Oven Slow Cooker Curried Lentil Soup | Gimme Some Oven

Slow Cooker Curried Lentil Soup<p><i>This Slow Cooker Curried Lentil Soup recipe is quick and easy to prep, made with feel-good ingredients, and full of</i> …

Croissant Bread Pudding Is the Ultimate Brunch Win

If you're hosting brunch this weekend, promise me you'll stop at your local bakery and pick up some croissants today. Leave them out to get a little …

Breakfast

Warning: You WILL Cry When This Child's Stuffed Puppy Magically Becomes Real

These aren’t tears. They’re melted snowflakes.<p>Christmas Magic manifests in many forms. How do stockings fill up with treats overnight? How do Santa’s …

Rich and Flavorful Guinness Beef Stew With Potatoes Recipe

Irish beef stew made with Guinness is a pub classic, but the truth is that Guinness loses a lot of its already-mild roasted flavor during the time it takes to cook a stew. This version fixes that by reinforcing the beer's flavors.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> This recipe originally called for an oven temperature …

Flavors

President Obama Stew (Chicken Casserole) From 'My Irish Table'

As the story goes, <b>Cathal Armstrong</b> was cooking a variation of his mother's chicken casserole at home on his day off from working at his flagship Restaurant Eve when he got a phone call: President Obama was on his way to dine at Armstrong's restaurant. Armstrong dropped what he was doing and headed …

3 Low-Calorie Crockpot Recipes Straight From Gwyneth Paltrow's Kitchen

As the poster child for health and wellness, Gwyneth Paltrow certainly knows a thing or two about making comfort food healthy. Case in point: her …

Holiday Cookies

From gingerbread cookies with royal icing to chocolate-mint thumbprints, here are festive holiday cookies.

Dessert

Staff Favorites: The 55 Best Recipes of 2015

All <i>Cooking Light</i> recipes have to meet high standards, but a few each issue are so great they become staff favorites.

Cooking

These Ugly But Awesome Cookies Are the Only Ones You Need to Be Eating Right Now

Don't judge a cookie by its cover.<p>If you grew up in a traditional Italian household, you're probably already familiar with the longstanding holiday …

Dessert

18 One-Pot Chicken and Rice Dishes for an All-in-One Meal

When it comes to making dinner, you’d traditionally have a protein, a starch and vegetables all on one plate. That also means you’re going to have *loads* of dishes to do, and that’s just <i>not</i> going to fly for a regular ol’ weeknight meal. There are plenty of one-pot dishes that can be made in a cast …

Cooking

Breakfast Breads

Looking for an easy breakfast bread recipe? Here, a selection of our favorites, from classic banana bread to gluten-free brown sugar monkey bread …

Breakfast

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cups [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

DAY HIKES IN BANFF NATIONAL PARK

Banff National Park offers some of the most stunning trails and day hikes. If you’re a backpacker trying to make your dollars last the good news is, …

Hike Through History on the Infamous Donner Pass Trails

Donner Pass (about 9 miles west of Truckee) is most famous for its role in destroying the unfortunate Donner Party more than 150 years ago. If the …

Get Your Facts Straight, Liberal Idiots, There's A Difference Between The AR-15 And The Sig Sauer MCX Guns

Get Your Facts Straight, Liberal Idio...<br>The dumbass liberal media gets it wrong again! They can't even tell the difference between two guns that have …

Guns

These Mashed Potato Cups Are So Adorable, You Might Squeal

These crispy little cups are so packed with flavor, you'll never settle for boring taters again.<p>Servings: 12<p><b>For the mashed potatoes:</b><p>4 potatoes<p>¾ cup milk<p>4 Tbsp. Butter<p>¼ cup sour cream<p><b>For the cups:</b><p>2 cups mashed potatoes<p>¼ cup bacon, cooked and crumbled<p>¼ cup chives<p>¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded<p>1 tsp …

I Tried the Top 5 Slow-Cooker Recipes on Pinterest and Here's How It Went

I'm a recent convert to the slow cooker. My husband and I are going through a full home remodel and I haven't had counters, walls, or floors in my …

Cooking

Lentil Taco Bowls

Taco seasoned lentils, roasted vegetables and crispy tortilla strips are topped with a vegan cheese sauce to make these filling meal bowls.

Cheese

Make This Vegetarian Polenta Bake for Dinner & Eat the Leftovers for Brunch

I love when dinner leftovers can seamlessly transform into brunch fare the next day. This polenta bake, with mushrooms, caramelized onions, and …

Onions

Spicy Vegetarian Black Bean Soft Corn Tacos Recipe

1. In large nonstick skillet heat oil. Stir in onion. Cook over medium-low heat about 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove …

Vegan Carrot Cake Waffles

Prep time: 10 minutes<p>Cook time: 6 minutes<p>Total time: 30 minutes<p>Serves: 5 waffles<p>Make your Saturday morning breakfast extra special with a batch of …

Breakfast

15 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

Crock-Pot recipes are the most awesome life hack: Dinner simmers away all day while we’re at work, and is ready to ladle out the minute we walk through the door. But for vegans combing Pinterest for inspo, it can be a challenge to find good Crock-Pot recipes that really are vegan. But, hey, no …

Cooking

Emeril Lagasse’s Banana Cream Pie With Caramel and Chocolate Drizzles

Preparation<p>For the Caramel Sauce, combine the sugar, water and lemon juice in a medium, heavy-bottomed saucepan and cook over medium-high heat, …

Baking

Tres Leches Cake

5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Cook:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>8 hours<p>This Tres Leches Cake recipe is simple, easy and …