Jo Chambers

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Pokémon Is Coming To Netflix

Millenials (and all other Pokémon fans) rejoice, Pokémon is coming to Netflix.<p>The first season of the Japanese anime Pokémon originally aired in the …

Nigel Slater's lamb with spiced parsnip mash recipe

The recipe<p>Peel 800g of parsnips, cut them into large pieces and boil or steam for 15 minutes or until they are soft enough to mash. Put the cooked parsnips in the bowl of a food processor or mixer, add 50g of butter, a little salt and a generous grinding of black pepper, then process or mash to a …

These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking about French cooking, but it's true for all types of cuisine.<p>There's no magic to cooking. People aren't born with a …

Ben Tish's Brown butter panna cotta with spiced biscuits, raisin ice-cream and thyme recipe

This unusual panna cotta is evocative of winter with its nutty savoury/sweet flavours and the addition of aromatic, fresh thyme. At Ember Yard we serve this with crumbed spiced biscuits and a simple vanilla ice-cream studded with chopped, soaked raisins. It may seem a little complicated, but each …

Spice-Rubbed Grilled Flap Meat (Sirloin Tip) Recipe

Flap meat, also known as sirloin tip, is one of the most tender and flavorful cuts for your dollar. The key is to use a great spice rub for flavor and to slice thinly against the grain for tenderness.<p><b>Read more: The Best Inexpensive Steak For The Grill Part 4: Flap Meat (Sirloin Tip)</b><p>Ingredients1 …

Make Angry Shrimp Cocktail!

Add some much-needed oomph to the tired appetizer<p>Apart from the vegetable platter, there’s no store-bought party appetizer lamer than the shrimp cocktail ring.<p>Under their domed plastic lid, the paltry shrimp sit in condensation turning watery and slightly slimey. If you can make it past their …

16 Great Kitchen Tools for Your Valentine

You won't catch us turning down chocolates and flowers, but in our book, nothing says "I love you" quite like a big sharp knife or a functional pot. Seriously! Diamonds aren't the only thing that's forever—cast iron will easily last just as long, and a Le Creuset Dutch oven will endure for …

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I am a Recovering Junk-Food Addict

<i>First appeared on Food Riot, by Susie Rodarme</i><p>The first time I saw the episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> where Homer goes to the Land of Chocolate, I'm fairly certain that my eyes got as round as saucers. Oh my stars-if you could make heaven into anything you wanted it to be, my heaven would for sure be a land …

Mean Parent Confessions: My Kids Eat What I Serve or They Don't Eat at All

<i>First appeared on Food Riot, by Amanda Nelson</i><p>What I'm about to say will remove me from the Hip Parent Club and place me firmly in the Old-Fashioned Parent Club along with dads who wear khaki shorts with white socks and sneakers and moms who require their children to say "yes, ma'am," so prepare …

The Best Coconut Cake in Honolulu is at Orchids

The claim to fame at Orchids, the beach-front restaurant at the Halekulani' hotel, is their Coconut Cake. It's legendary, and easily the best on the island of Oahu. But more on that later! We've eaten our way through the entire dessert menu to tell you what other sweets are must-orders.<p>Let's start …

Serious Entertaining: Three Menu Ideas for Game Day

Here's a fact: I don't like football, but I LOVE snacks. If you're like me, then planning on what you're going to serve during your game day party is the second most exciting part of the game behind the halftime show. Here are three menu ideas to get those juices flowing. Tasty, tasty juices.<p>Menu …

The Dark Side of Quinoa

<b>Quinoa, the "miracle grain of the Andes,"</b> is now too expensive for the poor Andes residents who have traditionally relied on it as a staple of their diet. Low in carbohydrates and high in protein, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa) has become increasingly popular with the First World health-conscious set. …

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …

Jaw-Dropping Selfies Taken In The Canadian Wilderness

Paul Zizka photographs himself in front of the Aurora Borealis, under starry night skies, and in the mountains of Canada in this gorgeous series.<p>The ubiquitous “selfie” has gotten a bad reputation for driving epidemic narcissism and the reign of duck lips. But Alberta-based photographer Paul …