There was much excitement in the kitchen this week with the arrival of a new oven. Mine had been running a little hot, took forever to heat up and the light inside hadn’t been working for a decade. It was one of two, the second being a much newer and more efficient affair, and being more accurate is the one in which we test recipes. The original had done 20 years’ service and was due to go wherever it is that old ovens go to die. Dismantled for parts apparently. It must have carried a donor card. My oven had quite a life, seeing me through hundreds of weekly columns, half a dozen books and a score of currant-freckled Christmas cakes. Sometimes, especially when I was writing a book, it seemed it was never off. Well, goodnight old thing. Sweet dreams. A new oven, especially one where the cook can once again see through the glass door, is the very best sort of present. There is nothing cheffy or flash about this one, but it is a relief to find the door will actually stay open … [Read more...] about Nigel Slater’s roast vegetables recipes
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This delicious recipe combines maple and rosemary with melted butter, which is basted over the bird as it cooks. Enjoy it alongside brussels sprouts with walnuts and pomegranates before an apple skillet cake, or make any of the recipes in the collection below. … [Read more...] about Maple Butter Roast Chicken Is Everything
1. When Patti LaBelle shot back at a chef who said she wanted to eat the paper cupcake wrapping: 2. When Wendy Williams mouth kept watering in anticipation of the food being made, so she had to keep wiping it: 3. When Nicole Kidman told Giada De Laurentiis that her pizza was "a little tough" after a series of back-and-forth shading on Ellen. 4. When Leslie Horton made artichoke dip and everyone almost got sick. 5. And when Martha Stewart had to check Wendy Williams for bringing up her age... 6. ...and also when she returned and shaded Wendy yet again. 7. When Mariah Carey used her cooking segment to throw hilarious shade at Eminem. 8. When Sandra Lee poured "two shots of vodka." 9. When this chef made the viral ketchup steak on the Food Network and it obviously came out horrible: 10. When Gordon Ramsay literally cut himself with a knife because he was simultaneously slicing tomatoes and correcting Ellen. 11. And when he iconically called Conan … [Read more...] about 14 Hilarious Cooking Segment Moments
This recipe was made by accident. Whenever a Marvel film comes around, my friends and I always find time to go to the cinema and, of course, snacks are essential. While we all get popcorn, we also have our speciality snacks: Babs has a pasta bowl, George a smoothie and Henry goes for honey-roasted nuts. I have caramel popcorn, which recently Henry went and tipped his nuts into, and it inspired today’s recipe... we’re talking honey caramel with a few extra tasty twists. Accidental honey-caramel popcorn Leave the popcorn to cool completely before breaking into chunks. Prep 10 min20 min4-6 3 tbsp vegetable oil100g popcorn2 tsp fine sea salt200g salted peanuts, chopped For the honey caramel110g honey150g caster sugar70g unsalted butter, chopped, plus extra for greasing Grease and line a 20cm x 30cm baking tin with greaseproof paper. In a large saucepan for which you have a fitted lid, heat the oil over a medium heat for a couple of minutes, then add the popcorn and cover. When … [Read more...] about Liam Charles’ recipe for accidental honey-caramel popcorn