How to barbecue the perfect steak

This easy guide has everything you need to know to guarantee success at the grill. By following our simple tricks and tips you can say goodbye to dry, tough steak. Learn which beef cuts to choose, how to check if your steak is rare, medium or well done and the different delicious marinades you can […]

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Apple Cranberry Stuffed Pork Roast

This apple cranberry stuffed pork roast recipe is based on a recipe from Cook’s Illustrated (Sept 07). The filling is essentially a sweet sour chutney, made with brown sugar, vinegar, dried apples and cranberries. Though pretty much any chutney would work in this recipe. See full recipe at www.simplyrecipes.com

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A light and summery beef teriyaki salad

The smell of honeysuckle in the air, a table set under a fairy-lit tree and the laughter of kids who are up way past their bedtime; these are the moments that will make you remember this summer for years to come. We’ve put together this light and summery beef teriyaki salad to inspire balmy evenings such […]

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Bacon-wrapped Pork Roast

Here’s a trick you can use with a pork loin roast, a relatively lean cut, to bump up the flavor and keep it juicy. Just brown the roast first on the stovetop, then wrap it in strips of bacon to roast. As the roast cooks, the bacon will bathe it in flavor. See full Recipe www.simplyrecipes.com

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Melinda’s Porcupine Meatballs

The recipe also includes cooking directions for stove top cooking or cooking in the oven. Hope you enjoy as much as our family does. See full recipe at: allrecipes.com

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Spaghetti bolognese: Italian chefs show world the correct way

While the dish has been a staple for millions of diners around the world for decades, Italians claimed the original recipe has become so corrupted it is in urgent need of culinary rescue. Here is an authentic recipe, approved by Italian chefs, for traditional spaghetti bolognese. See full recipe at: www.telegraph.co.uk

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Asian Noodle Salad

The trick is to let the noodles dry after you cook them, and then dress them with soy sauce alone, so they absorb the flavor of the soy sauce. Then toss in whatever vegetables you are using plus a sweet and sour, ginger garlic sesame dressing. The salad holds up well for several hours, so […]

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Perfect Potato Salad Recipe

Like many Louisianans, New Orleans chef Melissa Martin always serves gumbo with a side of potato salad. Her recipe includes hard-boiled eggs, scallions, and, of course, hot sauce. See full recipe at modernfarmer.com

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How to Make a Frozen Watermelon Margarita

Few things are as quintessentially summery as watermelon: Swollen to perfect ripeness in July and August, crisp, juicy, and cool to the tongue, it makes for an unbeatable post-beach snack or a lawn-chair dessert. Yet watermelon’s place in the cocktail canon is almost nonexistent; when it does appear, it tends to be in the undesirable […]

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Angel Hair Pasta with Clams, Cherry Tomatoes, and Basil

Here’s a quick and easy, kid-pleasing angel hair pasta dish with chopped canned clams and cherry tomatoes and basil from the garden. See full recipe at www.simplyrecipes.com

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