Jaco Smit

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Celeriac with dill potatoes and shaken redcurrants recipe

This celeriac dish makes for a delicious meal that costs only a few pence to make.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>450g/1lb new potatoes, scrubbed<p>25g/1oz butter<p>A handful of dill, chopped<p>1 small celeriac, peeled<p>100g/3½oz flour<p>1 egg, beaten<p>200g/7oz panko breadcrumbs (or stale bread, blended)<p>Olive oil<p>200g/7oz redcurrants<p>2 …

Rose Prince's Baking Club: goats' cheese muffins

Our weekly column points the path to beautiful bread and consummate cake. Today: muffins with fresh goats’ cheese and rocket.<p>The contents of a baker’s cupboard are not all innocent. I would hate to guess what is in those triple-strength food colouring pastes or know what exactly how they make that …

An End-of-Summer Drink: The 'Cukes Gimlet

<b>The best drink I had all summer</b> was one that I first tasted on a warm April day at Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley. I took to it instantly. You might think that this is because it was the first thing to pass my lips at my own wedding, but you would be wrong. It's just a great drink.<p>To hedge …

Has LinkedIn Crossed An Ethical Line?

A recent <i>Ask The Headhunter</i> article by Nick Corcodilos on the <i>PBS NewsHour</i> website had this provocative headline: “Is LinkedIn Cheating Employers and Job Seekers Alike?”<p>As a longtime fan of LinkedIn, the standard bearer for online professional networking, I found Corcodilos’ findings to be troubling. …

The 20 online talks that could change your life

TED,Education,Technology,Internet,Psychology,Science,Economics,Business,Mental health,Health,Society,Martin Luther King,World news,Religion,Philosophy,Population,Sex,Life and style,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing<p>From TED talks to online seminars, video channels crammed with inspirational and …

Fennel and carrot salad with honey and orange dressing recipe

With the dressing made in advance, this simple but colourful salad can be thrown together at the last minute.<p><i>Serves six</i><p><b>For the salad:</b><br>150g (5½oz) carrots, peeled and trimmed, top and bottom<br>1 large head fennel or 2 small ones<br>1 tsp poppy seeds<p><b>For the dressing:</b><br>½ tbsp sherry vinegar<br>1 tbsp orange juice<br>1 …

'Safe' Doses Of Sugar May Still Pose Health Risks

If you think it takes a lot of sugar to mess with your body, a new study out in <i>Nature Communications</i> today may challenge that belief. The research reported that when mice were fed a diet of 25% added sugar, the females died twice as often as those fed regular diets, and males were less likely to …

25 Gourmet Sandwiches for Guys

These 25 stacks may not be the healthiest, but they sure are delicious

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …

Vanilla Sprinkle Cookies Recipe

These vanilla cookies are covered in sprinkles, just like your local Italian-American bakery used to make.<p><i>adapted from Lottie and Doof</i><p><b>Read more: Cookie Monster: Vanilla Sprinkle Cookies</b><p>Ingredients2 cups (10 ounces) all purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) …

How to Make Bagels at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Making your own bagels takes some time, but it's easy once you get over your fears. Thankfully, Kenzi holds our hand throughout the whole</i> …

Eating Around London

I never really “got” London. It was always this hulking city that I struggled to navigate, overwhelmingly large, with a subway system that seemed …

Frosty Coconut Mojitos

Combine all ingredients in a blender and pulse until ice is crushed and mixture is combined. Add more ice if needed, then taste and add a little …

Lemon Ricotta Waffles with poppy seeds

I have a pretty simple business model when it comes to the work that I do between the kitchen counter and the computer desk: just keep doing …

Chicken Satay with Peanut Noodles • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

posted by<p>It was just last week that I confessed to wasting a lot of food in my line of work during the process of recipe creating and testing. It’s …

Brown Butter Blondies Recipe

Adding brown butter to traditional blondies increases their caramel flavor.<p><b>Read more: Cookie Monster: Brown Butter Blondies</b><p>Ingredients8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter1 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup brown sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Adjust oven rack to …

The Best Ways to Pit Stone Fruit

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: In place of a heart of gold, stone fruits have a hard pit. With a few easy tricks, remove that pit and start enjoying the summer's juiciest, most</i> …

Bon Appétit

Okay, some of you have had problems with Eric Ripert’s Slate-Grilled Porterhouse. We’ve updated the recipe with more tips, so you should be set. Let …

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Meringue and summer berry cake recipe

This show-stopping meringue cake is layered with rose-water-scented cream, fresh strawberries and cherries.<p><i>Serves 12 (or more)</i><p>9 egg whites<br>500g (1lb 2oz) caster sugar<br>3 tsp cornflour<br>3 tsp white wine vinegar<br>775ml (11/3 pints) whipping cream<br>75g (2¾oz) Greek yogurt<br>9 tbsp icing sugar<br>4 tbsp rosewater, or …

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies

Don't bake these rich double-chocolate cookies to a crisp; they are meant to be soft and chewy.

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Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy

Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni …

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Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

Fur coat made entirely from male chest hair

They say fur is murder, but this fur coat is a crime against fashion of another kind.<p>This limited edition coat is made entirely of male chest hair.<p>It …

Never Give Stores Your ZIP Code. Here's Why

Why do merchants sometimes ask us for our ZIP code when we buy something?<p>I recently visited the Mob Museum in Las Vegas, an interesting addition to Sin City’s attractions. I paid my admission with a credit card, prompting the museum ticket seller to ask me: “What’s your ZIP code?”<p>When I paused for …

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