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    10 Best Meat & Poultry Tips and Tricks You’ve Ever Seen

    In this article, we will be providing you with 10 of the best meat and poultry tips and tricks you’ve ever seen. These tips cover how you should prepare meat and poultry before cooking. We will start off by emphasizing the importance of protein in a balanced diet. Protein is an essential building block for muscles and it’s also the most satiating macronutrient. It is also very important to know the best way to prepare it before cooking in order to get the best nutritional value. Protein does not contain carbs and some protein has good fats, which is why it’s essential to include protein in your meals if you’re…

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    Peppermint Mocha Recipe

    Love coffee but not the jitters? This peppermint mocha recipe is just for you! With only 10 minutes and a few simple ingredients, you can enjoy your favorite coffee drink without the caffeine crash. Made from just cacao, coconut milk, and peppermint extract, this recipe will have you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Ingredients 1 cup coffee to taste 1 packet of your favorite hot chocolate 1 tbsp. peppermint syrup (store-bought) (Torani) 1 to 2 oz. milk Whipped cream Crushed candy cane   Directions Pour coffee in mug, and then slowly add hot chocolate while stirring. Be sure to dissolve hot chocolate mixture thoroughly. Add peppermint syrup and stir again. You…

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    Beef Stew Crockpot Recipe With Red Wine

    Try out this yummy beef casserole infused with red wine and some prunes added to the recipe.  We have also added a bit of coffee and honey for some depth of flavor, paired with mixed spice. Ingredients Casserole 1.2 kg beef on the bone (brisket, chuck or similar suitable for slow cooking/stewing) 20 x dried prunes 300 ml red wine 300 ml beef stock 50 ml olive oil 20 ml crushed garlic 200 g pickling onions, peeled 200 g potatoes, halved 200 g young carrots, sliced ½ pack green beans, topped & tailed 30 ml flour Salt & pepper, to taste 1 shot espresso coffee or 10 ml instant coffee…

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    Delicious Easy to Make Aussie Cheesecake Recipe

    If you have tried various cheesecakes before, why not try this traditional, sensational Aussie cheesecake today! Ingredients Filling 250 grams of reduced fat cream cheese (room temperature) 1 cup of reduced fat condensed milk (room temperature) juice of two lemons lemon zest from one lemon 1 cup whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Base 2 cups of finely crushed plain sweet biscuit crumbs 2 rounded teaspoons of cocoa powder 2-3 oz of melted butter Topping 1 cup passionfruit pulp 2 rounded teaspoons of gelatin 2 oz of hot water Directions Base 1. Thoroughly mix biscuit crumbs, sifted cocoa powder and melted butter. 2. Press firmly into the base of the…

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    Treat Your Family To These 3 Easy to Cook Chicken Recipes

    Here are 3 easy to cook chicken recipes that you can surprise and treat your family today. We all love spicy chicken, except that if you are allergic or you just do not like spicy food. Being a chicken lover myself, I have collected 3 hot n’ spicy recipes for you to try out in your chicken today or anytime you would like to treat yourself for a delicious meal.  They make good family specials as well! Although they have similar names, they are very different because their origins differ as well.   Hot N’ Spicy Chicken Recipe #1. Spicy Chicken Wings 1 lkg. can Parmesan cheese 2 tbsp. oregano…

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    Instant Pot Sesame Garlic Wings Recipe

    Here is an easy instant pot sesame garlic wings recipe. Nothing beats the convenience of an Instant Pot for quick, easy, and healthier chicken wings. Once cooked, a quick trip under the broiler is all you need to get that nice crispy finish.   Tip: You can save money by trimming your wings yourself. (See photo for approximate location of where to cut each whole wing). They are a little easier to trim AFTER they’ve been cooked. Immediately freeze the tips to make chicken stock, if desired. Note: This recipe is written for fresh or thawed wings. If using frozen wings, add 3-4 minutes to the active cook time. Prep…

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    Simple Summer Mango and Feta Cheese Salad Recipe

    Here is a recipe to enjoy the hot summer days.  This salad goes well with braai ribs. Ingredients 200 g baby spinach leaves 3 mangoes peeled, cut into slices 1/2 English cucumber, sliced 2 red spring onions, finely sliced 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled Chilli, Lime & Honey Dressing 4 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 4 tbsp honey 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 red chilli, deseeded, finely sliced Freshly ground salt and pepper   Directions Chilli, Lime & Honey Dressing a small bowl, whisk together, the lime juice, honey, extra virgin olive oil, finely sliced chilli and some freshly ground salt and pepper. Once the liquid has amalgamated…

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    Indian Chicken Curry With Basmati Rice Recipe

      Chicken Curry Here is an Indian Curry with Basmati Rice recipe to warm you up if you’re experiencing the winter weather where ever you are. It’s sure to warm you up.  Try out this Indian cuisine recipe today. Cooking Methods Serves 8 Prep Time 60 minutes Cooking Time 60 minutes Ingredients Marinade 16 fresh chicken pieces, bone in and skin on 500ml (2 cups) plain double thick yoghurt 5ml (1 tsp) turmeric 10ml (2 tsp) paprika 15ml (1 Tbsp) chicken masala 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2cm ginger, grated Salt and pepper, to taste Curry Sauce 30ml (2 Tbsp) butter Olive oil 2 onions, chopped 1-2 red chillies, whole (optional)…

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    Beef Meat Balls in Spiced Tomatoes With Cauliflower Rice

    If you’re looking for an easy delicious dinner recipe, here is an extra lean beef mince and cauliflower rice meal that is also banting friendly.  You can enjoy this spicy middle-eastern take on meat balls, without the carb-rich pasta. This recipe is classified as beginner friendly, Asian, Middle-Eastern and banting friendly cuisine. Cooking Methods Cooking Frying Ingredients Beef Balls 500g Extra lean beef mince 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tin chopped tomatoes 125ml double cream yoghurt 1 tsp xylitol 800g cauliflower rice Freshly ground salt and black pepper *Notes*  You can add chilli spice to give it…