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Chicken Kiev Recipe

This homemade chicken kiev recipe is easy to put together, and much tastier than the store-bought stuff.

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Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

A homemade mayonnaise recipe is a skill that every cook should master.

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Online Recipe Videos

Do you watch them, or prefer to read/print recipes you've searched for?

Free Budget Cooking Ebook

And loads of other cool free stuff! Check it out!

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Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

This vanilla cupcake recipe is quick and easy, and also great for kids to make.

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Fish Soup Recipe

A flavourful fish soup recipe with a little bite.

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Chef Angel has just whipped up the most delicious cupcakes ever! Recipe will be live within the week!

So I'm about to cook up a storm...

... but the gas has just run out! Anyone have a microwave cheese sauce recipe? Does it even exist?

Meatball Recipe

This homemade meatball recipe is oven baked with a delicious homemade tomato sauce!

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Recipe Search

Browse our sitemap, or use Recipe Search by Google to find your fav recipes.

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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This delicious homemade macaroni and cheese recipe will feed six healthy appetites, with enough for leftovers.

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Meringue Recipe

Sweet and yummy meringue recipe.

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Old Time Favourite Recipes

Find the best old time favourite recipes and classics here.

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New Chef In Our Stable

The youngest in our family (Andrea's granddaughter) is starting to get very Kitchen Keen (and savvy, I tell you!). She is "Chef Angel", and she'll be taking over the Cooking For/By Teens section :-)

Sauce Recipes

The best and tastiest sauce recipes.

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Balsamic Reduction

Made this tonight with pan-friend rump (rare, of course), baked potatoes, and roasted veg. It went down a treat, even with the kids!

1 cup beef stock
About 3 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
A dash of Soy Sauce
About half a can of chopped tomatoes

Once the steak is fried and out of the pan, add the stock, balsamic and soy to the pan. Mix it up a little, especially loosening any delicious brown bits. Add the tomatoes, let it boil for a minute then turn down to medium heat. Leave it to reduce for about 8 minutes, then serve as a side sauce.

Curried Crab Soup

Deliciously easy! Bomb all the ingredients together, cook, strain, serve!

For those of you who don't know what sriracha is (I didn't), it's a Thai hot sauce, which can be easily substituted with your own favourite hot sauce.

Mirin is a type of rice wine, similar to sake. "Mirin is used to add a bright touch to grilled fish or to erase the fishy smell. A small amount is often used instead of sugar and soy sauce."

The Strange World of Mushrooms

"Genetically, mushrooms are more closely related to animals than plants". Interesting mushroom facts and photos.

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Kitchen Tip - The Fridge

Store leftovers and so on in transparent containers in the fridge, whether glass or plastic. Especially in a family of 4 or more, it's easier for everyone to see what there is to snack on or cook with at a glance.

Mexican Rice Recipe

This style of rice is particularly good as a side for a chicken dish which is not too

Grilled Cheese & Other Sandwiches

Just saw a slideshow on grilled cheese sandwich variations (here if you want to take a look). It reminded me of a "casual" night we had at home not so long ago, with a steak roll variation, and here it is...

We fried rib eye steak rare then sliced it up and placed it on a platter on the hot tray. It stayed warm and wallowed in its delicious juices. Then we fried thinly sliced onions on a medium heat in butter, until they were soft and brown, not flash-fried but not quite caramelized. These were also kept warm on the hot tray until we were ready to serve. We had beautifully fresh and soft hot dog rolls and an array of bottled sauces, but the winner of the day was a garlic mayonnaise from Woolies.

Easy, quick, not too unhealthy, and delicious!

Lemony Roast New Potatoes

Potatoes are one of my all time favourites! I love the citrus twist in this recipe.

Dairy Products Cause Cancer?

Got an email today which seems to scientifically suggest this, but I'm interested in finding out more about it. Do you know anything in this regard?

Butternut Recipes

Some great ideas for butternut squash, as a main or a side, and some good tips too!

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Seared Asian Steak Salad

Here is a delicious main course salad that comes together in a flash and uses just one pan. Some non-standard ingredients which are easy to substitute.

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Chicken Breasts With Mustard-Verjuice Jus

An easy and delicious recipe! If you haven't used verjuice in your cooking, you simply must try it!

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Top 10 Reasons to Eat Avocados

No matter how you slice it avocados are not only delicious, they are exceptionally good for you, too!

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Oven-Roasted Spanish Chicken with Peppers, Greens and Chorizo

Super easy to cook, and can be cooked two days in advance then easily re-heated.

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Roast Beef Dinner in 30 Minutes

You really gotta love Jamie Oliver! Not sure I could do this in just half an hour, but it's a super recipe nonetheless :-)

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5 Great iPhone Apps for Vegans

Eat, drink, and avoid animal products with your iPhone, without any guess work.

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Easy Carbonara Sauce Recipe

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Chicken Tandoor-Style Kebabs

Easy and delicious, from Jamie Oliver.

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10 Deviled Egg Recipes

Creative variations for picnics, potlucks, and parties.

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Burger Recipe

This delicious homemade burger recipe is the signature dish of the youngest

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Chicken à la King

Chicken a la King has to be one of my favourite chicken dishes, and I always get compliments on this recipe :-) There's a bit of prep involved, but it's well worth it, and is also easy to freeze for those

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Mai Thai

Ingredients 50 ml light rum 20 ml triple sec 20 ml grenadine 12 ml dark rum 50 ml orange juice 50 ml pineapple juice 35 ml cranberry juice Method Pour

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Thai Mango Salad

Ingredients 3-4 ripe mangos 2-6 fresh chilis bunch of coriander 2 fresh limes 1 red onion Method Cut mango into cubes, thinly slice the red onion, finely

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Long Island Iced Tea

Ingredients 12 ml vodka 12 ml gin 12 ml white rum 12 ml tequila 12 ml triple sec or Cointreau 12 ml sweet and sour mix 150 ml Coca Cola (5 white spirits

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Ingredients 25 ml Vodka 25 ml Cointreau or triple sec 100 ml cranberry juice 2-3 wedges of fresh lime Method Put a handful of ice in a shaker. Pour in

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Chocolate Brownie Recipe

This chocolate brownie recipe mix in a jar makes a clever, thoughtful and tasty gift. Layered in a large glass jar, the mixture for these delicious brownies can be dressed up with a pretty ribbon, to which the baking instructions should be attached.

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Beef Stroganoff Recipe

This microwave beef stroganoff recipe is so quick, easy and delicious! Serve it with rice or pasta or mash, or even substitute the beef with chicken or pork if you prefer.

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Traditional Mojito

Ingredients 50 ml Bacardi (or other white rum) 1 tsp castor sugar 4 fresh lime wedges 5 fresh mint leaves soda water Method Put the Bacardi, sugar and

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Baileys Banana Colada

Ingredients 25 ml Baileys Irish Cream liqueur 25 ml banana liqueur 25 ml Bacardi (or other white rum) 125 ml coconut milk 1 quarter fresh banana (sliced)

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Andrea's Lemonade

Ingredients 8 Lemons (juice and zest) 8 cups water 1.5 cups sugar Method Heat all together until sugar is dissolved, on a medium heat, stirring regularly.

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Popular Cocktails

Easy recipes for popular cocktails and other refreshing and fun drinks.

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Oxtail Stew

A delicious oxtail stew recipe that I've been cooking for years, and is a winner every time!

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Andrea's Chocolate Cake Recipe

Andrea's chocolate cake recipe is legendary among our family and friends! It takes a bit of time, but is so worth it!

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