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Black Fig Steak Sauce

I’ve been wanting to make a steak sauce for a while now. After a lot of research, I decided to take a look at the back of a bottle of A-1 – the mother of all steak sauces. 364 more words

Sauces & Condiments

The Slimming Powers of Fiber (and How to Get More of It)

There’s a reason so many weight-loss plans include a focus on fiber: It keeps you feeling full and helps release hunger-satisfying chemicals in the brain. (It’s also a proven cancer- and heart disease-risk reducer!) Here, nutritionists share nine easy ways to add more to your diet. 608 more words

Cancer Treatment

Oats+almonds+maple syrup=

I’m a huge fan of Cook’s Illustrated .. how fun would it be to work in America’s Test Kitchen??!!  Kind of a long story as to how I ultimately became a fan – next time we’re cooking together in my kitchen I’ll share it with you.   341 more words


Steak and Rocket Salad

This salad was my Thursday lunch. Courtesy of mum, we get to eat steak which is a pleasant change to our 1.6kg of Aldi chicken breast. 307 more words

Fresh Figs

‘I’m really sorry, you’re going to have to help me out here’, said the young man at the checkout.  ‘What is this?’

‘It’s a fresh fig’, I smiled, trying my best not to look condescending.   341 more words