April 2008

I made this salad to use up some leftover peppers and as an excuse to buy some beautiful eggplant but as it turned out and the grill recipes are just beginning I thought it was worth posting. I always feel a little guilty buying vegetables from Mexico because it is so far away but they […]

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Chicken Thighs with Herbs, White Wine and Lemon Recipe

22.04.2008Cheap Eats
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I have several fabulous girl friends who are willing to come over to my house and cook me dinner. It is one of the greatest things about the relationship, that you don’t feel bad asking for help and you know they will make themselves at home. Even better is when the dinner made is so […]

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Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker Recipe

21.04.2008Beef
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You know when you throw something together and then it turns out really well? But you didn’t.. say pay attention to what you were doing? Well that is this one. It was a major success in the slow cooker, as far as Beef Stew goes it was perfect. But I didn’t measure anything and really, […]

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Simple Flank Steak Recipe

04.04.2008Beef
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Flank steak is a lean, inexpensive but deeply flavoured cut of beef. When cooking flank steak it is important to marinate it, make sure you cut it across the grain, and don’t cook beyond medium rare. Flank steak is my favorite cut of meat for the grill, and this is my new favorite flank steak […]

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Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks Recipe

02.04.2008Comfort
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Inspired by my favorite lamb shank recipe with white wine, tomatoes and garlic this has been adapted for the slow cooker or crockpot.

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