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    Stove-top Baked Beans

    As an early experimental cook, I decided to make baked beans from scratch, a project that entails soaking dry beans overnight and then cooking them in a sweet, sticky broth for six to eight hours. As good as they were…

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    Mango Salsa

    When mangoes are in season and plentiful at the market, it’s hard to resist making mango salsa. It’s so easy! It’s a great salsa to serve with chips for a gathering, and it’s terrific as a side to fish dishes…

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    Easy Homemade Hummus

    One of the best reason to keep a few cans of garbanzo beans in the pantry? To make hummus! It’s so easy to make in a food processor, takes all of 5 minutes. What’s hummus made of? Cooked chickpeas (garbanzo…

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    Broccoli Cheddar Bites

    Do you like broccoli? I LOVE, seriously love broccoli. Favorite way to eat it? Steamed, served with a little mayo. I wish more people shared my enthusiasm. If you are in the not-so-sure-about-broccoli camp, or are cooking for someone who needs…

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    Skillet Chermoula Chicken

    Are you familiar with Chermoula? It’s the Moroccan answer to pesto—a spicy herb sauce often used in North African cuisine. Although chermoula is most often paired with fish, it’s excellent with chicken! Chicken thighs hold their own with this flavorful rub made…

  • Piri-piri prawn wrap
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    Piri-piri prawn wrap

    150ml pot soured cream juice 1 lemon Lemon le-mon Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits… small pack mint, finely chopped Mint mi-nt There are several types of mint,…

  • Seafood paella
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    Seafood paella

    20-24 raw shell-on king prawns 2 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It’s… 500g monkfish, cut into chunks 1 large onion, finely chopped Onion un-yun…

  • Basic omelette recipe
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    Basic omelette recipe

    3 eggs, beaten Egg egg The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a… 1 tsp sunflower oil Sunflower oil A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use…

  • Butter-poached asparagus, leeks & peas
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    Butter-poached asparagus, leeks & peas

    200g unsalted butter, cubed Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an… 2 leeks, cleaned and sliced into thumb-sized rounds Leek lee-k Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member…

  • Baked cauliflower in garlic butter
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    Baked cauliflower in garlic butter

    125g softened salted butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an… 4 grated garlic cloves ½ tsp chopped thyme Thyme This popular herb grows in Europe, especially the Mediterranean,…

  • Grilled peach, chicken & feta salad
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    Grilled peach, chicken & feta salad

    400g pack mini chicken fillet 3 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It’s… 4 ripe peaches, stoned and cut into quarters Peach pee-ch Sweet, juicy…

  • Shortbread recipe
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    Shortbread recipe

    300g butter, softened Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an… 140g golden caster sugar, plus 4 tbsp 300g plain flour 140g rice flour Place the butter and 140g sugar…

  • Sausageball pasta bake Silvana Franco
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    Sausageball pasta bake

    450g sausagemeat 50g fresh white breadcrumb 1 tsp thyme or rosemary leaves, chopped Rosemary rose-mar-ee Rosemary’s intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game… 1 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used…

  • Roast chicken soup Good Food
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    Roast chicken soup

    1 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It’s… 2 onions, chopped Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native…

  • Ham, leek & potato pie Jane Hornby
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    Ham, leek & potato pie

    2 tbsp butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an… 1 large onion, finely chopped Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native…

  • Leftover lamb & potato pie Good Food
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    Leftover lamb & potato pie

    leftover lamb, about 200g-300g/7oz-11oz Lamb laam A lamb is a sheep that is under 1 year old; between 1 and 2 years old you will find it sold as… 100g leftover gravy, if you have any, or a splash of…

  • Quick plum crumble Sarah Cook
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    Quick plum crumble

    1kg plums (or apples), stoned and quartered Plum pl-um The juiciest fruit in the stone fruit family, plums come in many different varieties, some sweet… 3 tbsp sugar Sugar shuh-ga Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the…