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Month: February 2022

Espresso Martini Cheesecake

Espresso martini cheesecake

Make this bittersweet cheesecake when entertaining a crowd – it can be prepared a few days ahead, then simply pour over the boozy coffee syrup to serve. Time: 45 Minutes + ChillingServes 15Serves: 15 Ingredients 250g Lotus Biscoff biscuits, whizzed or bashed to crumbs 125g unsalted butter 125g 600g cream cheese […]

Not All Feta Is Created Equal

feta cheese

When a recipe calls for feta cheese, you may need to shop more carefully than you think to get the perfect cheese for your dish. When a recipe calls for feta cheese, we have your guide to buying the perfect kind to finish off your meal. Everyone knows feta cheese is […]

Sticky Balsamic Ribs

baby back pork ribs

Ribs that ditch the low-and-slow doctrine and make you popular anyway. The bake-then-grill tactic isn’t new for home-cooked ribs — but we’re usually told to keep it low and slow. Instead, we go for fast and reckless. But the ribs are well-marinated and steamed, so they come out inexplicably tender, […]

Making Chipotle Chilies

Chili peppers

01 – Choosing Jalapeños Chipotle chilies are smoked and dried jalapeños. The unique combination of smoky flavor with peppery heat makes these perfect for so many uses. They can be put in soups, sauces, and beans or ground into a fine powder and added to spice rubs or sprinkled over vegetables. There are […]

How to Fry a Perfect Egg

a fried egg

Sunny side up Cooking a fried egg is not rocket science but the following tips should help you cook the perfect egg sunny side up. Always use the freshest eggs possible, that makes all the difference. A non stick pan and low heat is the secret to egg perfection. Ingredients […]

Sous Vide Carnitas

carnitas

Sous vide is a foolproof way to get perfectly tender carnitas every time. The precision cooking method cooks the meat slowly and keeps it at an even temperature so the meat never overcooks or dries out. Use this big-batch recipe to meal-prep–the carnitas are perfect for burrito bowls, tacos, breakfast […]

6 Tips That Will Get You the Best Food in Greece

6 Tips That Will Get You the Best Food in Greece

By Elena Paravantes RDN, Contributor Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Mediterranean Diet Consultant It is officially summer in Greece and that means tourist season. Athens, the islands and Greece in general are filled with visitors, and if you are one of them, here are six tips to help you get the best food […]

Grilled Leg of Lamb

Grilled leg of lamb

Active Time: 30 minTotal Time: 10 hrServings: 8 The uniform thickness of a butterflied boneless leg of lamb makes it extremely simple to cook and serve. This cut of meat shouldn’t be hard to find, but if you get one that is boned and tied, ask your butcher to butterfly […]