Cooking Tips

Want to take your culinary skills to the next level? These cooking hacks will save you time, money and effort in the kitchen.

What to do When Ingredients Look Worn Out

Do the products that you need right away have a sad and sorry look? This is how you can give...


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How To Throw a Cocktail Party

A drinks or cocktail party is a great idea for a special occasion, since it's an easy way to entertain...


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Recipe: Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Serves 6

Prep time: 10 min, plus 30 min marinating

Cook time: about 10 min


Recipe: Pepper Steak with Leek Mash

Serves 4

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: about 25 min


Recipe: Gourmet Steak Sandwich

Serves 4

Prep time: 25 min

Cook time: about 35 min


Recipe: Lamb and Rosemary Burgers

Serves 4-8

Prep time: 10 min, plus cooling, plus 30 min chilling

Cook time: about 15 min


Recipe: BBQ Chicken Pieces

Serves 6

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: about 40 minutes


Recipe: Steak with Tangy Caper Relish

Serves 4

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: about 10 minutes

Your Outdoor Kitchen

Take the stress out of entertaining and invest in a barbecue.


Tips for Better Barbequing

Some often overlooked basics of BBQ cooking.


Eco-Friendly Barbecue For a Green Summer

There are good times to be had at barbecues, but with them comes the potential to do some serious harm...


Barbequing in the Garden

Grilling meals for friends is a favorite summertime ritual-the perfect way to show off your garden. Whether you use a...