Greek rice pudding

Greek rice pudding

Prep time: 25minServings: 4 portions Ingredients 250 g glutinous rice  500 ml water  500 ml milk, 3,5%  400 ml heavy cream 35%  200 g granulated sugar  6 cardamom, seeds  2 stick(s) cinnamon  cinnamon, ground, to serve Method In a pot, add the rice, water, milk and heavy cream. In a small food processor, beat the granulated sugar and 6 cardamom […]

Roast Chicken with Rosemary, Lemon, and Honey

Whole Roast Chicken with Rosemary, Lemon, and Honey on a plate

YIELD: Makes 6 to 8 servings INGREDIENTS 6 ounces rosemary sprigs (about 2 large or 4 small bunches), divided 2 4-pound chickens 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons honey 2 lemons, 1 halved, 1 sliced into eight 1/4″ rounds 1 pound shallots, peeled Kosher salt and […]

The Right Chemistry: The story of vodka

Smirnoff Vodka Bottles

Vodka is 40 percent alcohol by volume. That’s not high enough to inactivate viruses. It should be poured into a glass, not onto your hands. As the story goes, the world’s best-selling vodka, Smirnoff, owes its original fame to a clever marketing gimmick by Pyotr Smirnov, a Russian serf who by the time of his […]

Garlic Roasted Carrots

Garlic roasted carrots

Cook Time: 25 minYield: 4 to 6 servings As with most winter vegetables, roasting carrots will sweeten and intensify their flavor as moisture escapes and they shrink. Any carrots will do for this dish, but I prefer large storage carrots. Coated first with olive oil, they will caramelize beautifully, along with the whole garlic cloves you also […]

Mojito Panna Cotta

Mojito Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is a nice and easy dessert idea for any season. This mojito panna cotta is a perfect summer dessert that you can prepare anytime when you want to eat something sweet and easy to prepare. Here is the recipe: Servings 4 Ingredients:  For the Panna cotta: 11 grams (1 envelope) gelatin (or 3 […]

Key Lime Coconut Pie

Key Lime Pie

This key lime coconut pie is so refreshing and one of my favorite tropical desserts! It is so creamy and easy – simply delicious! Ingredients:  1 Graham cracker crust (store-bought or homemade – here is the recipe: LINK) 250 ml (1 cup) heavy cream 4 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 5-ounces (1 can) unsweetened coconut milk 14-ounces (1 can) […]

Salmon with Nectarine Salsa

Salmon with Nectarine Salsa

Serve:            4 peoplePrep Time:   20 min.Grill Time:    8 to 11 min. The Ingredients Salsa 2 nectarines, about 450 grams total, cut into 1 centimeter dice 80 grams 0.5 centimeter diced red bell pepper  30 grams 0.5 centimeter diced red onion 6 grams finely chopped fresh chervil leaves  1 jalapeno chili pepper, seeded and finely diced 2 tablespoons finely […]

10 Plants to Repel Mosquitoes, Flies, Spiders, and More

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When it comes to the inevitable face-off between you and bugs, keeping them away from your immediate vicinity is probably top priority as they thrive during the warmer months. While there are always options like pesticides and bug traps, it certainly doesn’t hurt to explore potential natural solutions before trying harsher chemicals (even though they can […]

Perfect Graham Cracker Crust Recipe

graham cracker crust

NEVER buy a store bought pie crust again when you can make this easy 4-ingredient Graham Cracker Crust. Use it for ANY pie recipe – bake or no bake! Prep Time 10 minutesTotal Time 10 minutesYield 1 crust INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs from about 9 whole graham crackers 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional Pinch of salt 7 tablespoons unsalted butter melted INSTRUCTIONS If you’re using whole […]