Red chilli sweet potato mash

Cooking ain’t all about the schmancy. My everyday cooking is so far from schmancy. And I know from pre-5.30pm chats with co-workers, that knowing what to have for tea, something that’s not too bad for you but not too tricky, or a ‘something’ to go with the standard chicken or pork or Quorn main, is troublesome. 190 more words


Town & Country Squash Casserole

Ask any longtime Chattanooga resident about the Town & Country restaurant, and they are bound to tell you about their favorite dish that was served there. 139 more words

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Zesty Sauce

There are literally hundreds of versions of this sauce, with about as many names for it. This one is mine.

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“Scarborough Cair”rots

  • 2 pounds baby carrots
  • About 2 tbsp olive oil (enough to coat carrots so herbs can stick)
  • 1 tsp dried or fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp dried sage…
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Asian Slaw

Crunchy bits:

  • 1 head Napa cabbage, shredded
  • 6 green onions, diced
  • ½ cup toasted sliced almonds or sunflower seeds
  • 1 jicama bulb, grated or sliced in thin julienne strips (optional)
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Roasted Garlic Blender Salsa

  • 1 whole head garlic
  • olive oil
  • 1 regular can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • ½ sweet onion, cut into large chunks…
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Chicken korma curry from scratch

Chopping onions and garlic and then adding them to a combination of chicken and shop-bought curry sauce or paste and chopped tomatoes, is great. But it’s not cooking a curry from scratch. 504 more words