In The Kitchen

By Ollie G | Recipes and tips for all occasions

Nigel Slater’s grilled beef and pork recipes

A great slab of cast iron is Nigel’s most used kitchen implement. It’s versatile – and stirs smoke-induced memories…<p>If you poke around in my kitchen, it won’t take long to ascertain the most loved and regularly used pieces of kit. My favourite sauté pan and dented brass spatula aside, the most used …

Recipes

Triple Chocolate and Strawberry Mousse Cake (No-Bake Dessert)

This triple chocolate and strawberry mousse cake is so creamy, silky, and delicious. If you like simple mousse cakes then this strawberry season is …

Dessert

Grilled Spanish-Style Snapper with Tomato and Green Olive Salsa

4 (8-ounce) portions red snapper fillet<p>Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling<p>1 1/2 teaspoons (1/2 a palmful) cumin<p>1 1/2 teaspoons (1/2 a palmful) …

Seafood

How to Assemble and Cook Kebabs

Making kebabs is easy with these simple steps.<p>Kebabs<p>You can skewer up meat, veggies or tofu to make great kebabs.<p>Skewers<p>Most skewers are made out of …

BBQ

Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

<i>Pão de queijo</i>, which means “cheese bread” in Portuguese, is a delightful snack from Brazil made with tapioca flour (meaning it's gluten-free) and cheese. Our recipe calls for both Parmesan, which adds a sharp and salty flavor, and farmer's cheese, which is creamy and milky. You definitely want both!<p>…

Recipes

You Only Need One Ingredient to Make the Creamiest Scrambled Eggs

Last year when I was developing a recipe for breakfast sandwiches, I had one major goal in mind: to create a recipe with the creamiest eggs …

Brunch

10 Not-Just-Barbecue Sauces & Marinades To Add To Your Summer Grill Game

Some things just pair perfectly—like barbecue sauce, on all the meats—but you can and should change up your sauces from time to time. Here are a few of our favorites—all pair well with almost anything you're throwing on the grill this weekend. Mix and match to your heart's content.<p>Sauces:<p>Marinades:

BBQ

Perfect Maryland Crab Cakes: Taste Great, Less Filler!

The world is full of fish cakes. But when it comes to crab cakes, there's only one that matters, and it's the one from Maryland.<p>Unfortunately, people do all sorts of things to modify what is already a perfect crab cake. In some cases, they do it to save money, working in an excessive amount of …

Seafood

The No-Recipe Route to the Crispiest, Juiciest Fried Chicken

Fried chicken, for some, is the holy grail. People across the country love and obsess over it. Many restaurants and roadside joints have attained cult status, each establishment with its own massive following. Heated debates ensue over who has the crispiest crust, the juiciest meat, the most …

Fried Chicken

Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Happy National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day! It’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in everyone’s childhood favorite lunch treat. But we bet your mother didn’t make grilled cheese sandwiches like these, which are filled with nutty Gruyère, sweet caramelized onions and peppery arugula. For a …

Beef

Easy Raspberry Clafoutis – French Recipe

This raspberry clafoutis is a classic French dessert – though instead of raspberry the traditional version includes cherries. However, if you like …

Sour Cream Doughnuts Are Everything Doughnuts Should Be

Tangy, cakey, and crispy, the sour cream doughnut is tragically underrated<p>The first time I tried a sour cream doughnut, at a Tim Hortons in Montreal, …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s croquette recipes

I love a deep-fried croquette. Here are my favourites, a Dutch prawn number and a spinach, pea and cheese version<p>I lived in Holland for a short time in the 1990s, and acquired just enough Dutch to get by, but no more. These days, it’s so rusty that I wouldn’t dare utter a single word, but its …

Recipes

13 Fun Recipes That Celebrate Mardi Gras!

More by Manuela<p>Mardi Gras, or Carnevale for us Italians, is my favorite time of the year! I have always loved it. You see, Carnevale is huge in …

Food

How we are all cooking rice incorrectly - and could be endangering our health

Millions of cooks are endangering their health by cooking their rice incorrectly, scientists believe.<p>Putting more water in the pan or even steeping it overnight is the best way to flush out traces of the poison arsenic, they found.<p>The chemical contaminates rice as a result of industrial toxins and …

Health

Apple Fries with Vanilla Whipped Cream {Vegan}

Sep 20, 2014<p>It seems like “fries” are all the rage. I’ve seen these in rings, julienned strips, wedges…you name it. However, these are usually coated …

Recipes

Claire Ptak’s pancake recipes for Dutch babies and American popovers

Add a few extra ingredients or change your cooking method and a simple batter can flip the end result from savoury – as in these American popovers – to sweet, like lemony, puffy Dutch babies<p>Batter is a wonderful thing. Baked, griddled or fried, it can be transformed into dramatically different …

Baking

10 Tasty Mug Cakes You Can Make in Just Minutes

I’m sure you’ve heard of cakes that you make in a microwave and, I have to admit, the first time I saw a recipe for one I was skeptical. I mean, how …

6 Trick to Make Store-Bought Cookie Dough Even Better

Chocolate chip cookies? Good. Chocolate chip cookies stuffed with Oreo cookies? Amazing.<p>Sure, store-bought cookie dough is okay, but if you stuff it with other treats you have in your kitchen, it gets even better. Seriously, it's time to get crazy with your cookies.<p>The recipes below use either …

Dessert

These Gooey Butter Desserts Are Even Better Than They Sound

My city of St. Louis has a few "don't miss" classics: Ted Drewes frozen custard, toasted ravioli, thin crust pizza, and gooey butter cake. As a lover …

Genuine Beer Can Chicken recipe

tasteofBBQ<p>The One and Only Beer Can Chicken - the famous mouthwatering family favorite!<p>article<p>http://www.tasteofbbq.com/beer_can_chicken.html

Aluminum Cans

Magic Cake

<i>Vanilla Magic Custard Cake – 1 batter during baking magically separates into 3 layers: dense on the bottom, custard in the middle, sponge on top.</i><p>The …

Apple Crumb Cake

Apple season is full swing and the baking possibilities are too great to pass up. So this month, we’ll be featuring apple recipes, starting with this …

Cake

15 brunch recipes that'll feed a big, hungry crowd

Brunch parties are the new dinner parties. But that doesn't mean you have to spend your morning celebration bent over the stove serving up sunny-side …

Breakfast

Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Muffins

If there’s one good thing about this time of year, it’s all the ‘pumpkin spice’ foods and drinks available. I am one who anticipates and embraces …

Cream Cheese

15 Sweet and Savory Fritters and Croquettes From Around the World

Little fried snacks: a global love story

The definitive answer to whether you need to refrigerate 8 common food items

There has been many a heated debate over how to store delicate items like eggs and butter. Some swear that butter is fine when left covered on the counter — and there's nothing worse than hard butter come baking — or toast — time. And it's a shame to think that fruit, which looks so lovely piled …

Recipes

Mom's Italian Cream Cake

I blogged about my <b>mom's Italian cream cake a few years ago</b>...updating the recipe a bit, making a few changes to the cake and the frosting.<p>When I …

Miracle No Knead Bread

There’s a reason we are calling this MIRACLE NO KNEAD BREAD.This recipe is sponsored by Lodge Cast Iron.<br>Let me paint a picture for you. It starts …

Baking