Chicken stock doesn't have to come out of a can or a box. It is one of the easiest things that can be made in the home kitchen for use in soups, chicken and dumplings or any other recipe that requires it. This is my personal favorite old fashioned chicken stock recipe.
A great guide for killing, cooking, and cleaning blue crabs, including recipes. You'll also find helpful videos here! I love catching and preparing these delicious creatures.
Venison is an extremely versatile meat that works great as a beef substitute for any meal. From Taco Tuesday to a decadent steak dinner, venison is my go-to meat for any day of the week.
How to spit-roast a young suckling pig at home, using a rented rotisserie, internal marinade, and mop sauce.
How does this tasty delicacy kill you? In a very horrifying way! Pufferfish (fugu) makes the best tasting sushi in the world, but it is also the deadliest sushi in the world! Find out why it is such a life threatening risk to eat blowfish sushi, even when prepared by the experts!
Sloppy Joes sandwich recipe with sweet peaches, peach nectar, ketchup, molasses and peach jam plus smoky BBQ flavors from ketchup, mustard, vinegar, chili powder, smoked paprika and liquid smoke.
Fresh sardines are inexpensive, delicious, nutritious and sustainable. The sardine recipes on this page show how easy they are to cook and also how versatile they can be.
These quick and easy recipes for lamb chops and cauliflower cheese come together to create one of my favorite dinner ideas. I have included step-by-step instructions, photos, and a video, as well.
Leftover ham can obviously become a sandwich or a side with breakfast eggs. But we can do something even better!
These casserole recipes are inexpensive, quick to prepare, and delicious. Chicken Divan, Chicken pot pie, Tuna casserole, Shepherd Pie, Tater tot, and more!
This hub discusses how to cook turkey wings with a slow cooker. This simple slow cooker recipe for turkey wings yields delicious results.
Herring are a delicious eating fish, generally inexpensive to buy and easy to clean and cook. Herring are perhaps best known as the fish from which kippers are made but this page shares a number of tasty recipes for cooking and serving herring in different ways.
Sprats are small, oily, highly nutritious fish which are often eaten whole. This page shows how to clean sprats before cooking if desired and also provides three quick, easy and tasty sprat recipes.
Hot dogs are not just about onions, ketchup, and mustard. This page includes ten very different recipe ideas for taking your home-served hot dogs to new levels of tastiness and creativity.
Partridges are a delicious eating form of wild game and not just something found in a pear tree at Christmas. This page explores a number of recipes for partridge breast fillets and for a whole partridge.
Many people will avoid buying it because of the amount of fat and gristle in it -- yet this is what makes the chuck steak so flavorful.
Steak pie is a classic Scottish dish. This recipe is a twist on the original, incorporating sweet beetroot and delicious Stilton cheese to pack the pie with a fabulous array of additional flavours.
An amazing BBQ pork recipe, with a beer marinade, a sweet-spicy rub, and a recipe for BBQ sauce with beer. Photos and detailed instructions included.
Enjoy healthy Weight Watchers low calorie lunches: Chicken and Dumplings, Rice Crust Quiche, Mini Pizza, Vegetable Soup, Spanish Rice, The Big Arsed Salad, Grilled Vegetables with Rice, and Fajitas.
Dungeness crab is a Pacific Coast native, prized for its sweet, succulent meat. Learn how to clean, cook, and create amazing recipes with this amazing gift of the sea.
A delicious combination of creamy sauce twinged with the sweetness of orange and the tanginess of crème fraîche, beef, and onions, this stew is a wonderful treat at any dinner.
By stuffing chicken breasts, it is possible to bolster this meat's mild flavor and add a whole new dimension to a simple family meal. Chicken breasts can be stuffed in a variety of delicious ways.
What are the different cuts of beef? What are the different types of these cuts? How do I cook chuck roast? Read on to find the answers to these questions as well as how to cook a steak without using a grill.
Mackerel is a super healthy fish to eat, quick and easy to cook and delicious. This page charts the process of catching fresh mackerel on a Scottish sea loch, getting them home and cleaning them, before cooking them up in a number of tasty ways.
A recipe for arancini balls, the Sicilian speciality of fried risotto balls stuffed with a simple Bolognese sauce, inspired by Commissario Montalbano.
Learn everything you need to know about selecting and preparing various cuts of beef so that you can bring out the best flavor in it.
A recipe for novice cooks for an easy and economical traditional English casserole dish of succulent pieces of lamb layered with onions and carrots in a rich gravy, topped with sliced potatoes. Comfort food for a chilly day.
A delicious twist on a classic dish from the East End of London, seeing conger eel used instead of silver freshwater eels. Page includes a variety of tasty recipes and attractive serving suggestions.
A few easy steps and a bit of patience are key in making the perfect smoked salmon on the Big Green egg. A low temperature and slow smoking results in an amazing treat for your family!
If you enjoy tahini and stir fry, this shrimp stir fry recipe is for you. The sesame tahini sauce is a delicious marinade that can be paired with the vegetables of your choice.
Barbecuing filet mignon is a science. Here is how to grill perfectly cooked steak every time that tastes and looks fantastic.
Tired of the same old meatloaf? Here are 10 of the best recipes for you to try; there's something for everyone and every taste (even a vegan loaf).
This simple and fast Antique Sloppy Joe recipe combines some very common ingredients to create an old fashioned, hearty family meal in a matter of minutes. Great "busy day" recipe!
If you are looking for something quick, easy and different when it comes to catfish, you are in the right spot! This recipe is amazingly delicious and celebrates one of our favorite fish, the catfish.
Filet Mignon, which comes from the beef tenderloin of a cow, is known for its tenderness and rich fat marbling.
Any cut of meat—even the cheapest, toughest ones—can be made tender and delicious if you know what to do. Here are ALL the techniques for making every mouthful of any kind of meat tender and juicy.
This traditional, hearty, Russian dish can be prepared with pork for a little variety. This same recipe can be used with beef if desired. The point is—stroganoff is not strictly for beef!
Mussels are delicious, nutritious and incredibly quick and easy to cook. This page provides instructions for collecting, preparing and cooking fresh mussels to help you enjoy them on each occasion safely and at their very best.
You'll never need to call for take out dinner again if you assemble some of these delicious and easy freezer meals for the crock pot. Here are five easy recipes that will get you started.
This is an authentic recipe for Jamaica's national dish, ackee and saltfish. Very tasty and easy to prepare.
It may sound unappetizing to some, but many people swear by the health benefits of eating chicken feet. Some say it lessens joint pain, and others believe it helps them look younger. Still others say chicken feet are just plain delicious!
Quail are one of the smallest game birds. For this reason, many people discount them as a viable cooking and eating option. The recipes on this page prove that, small as they are, quail can be cooked and enjoyed in a wide variety of different, attractive and tasty ways.
How to barbecue an entire salmon on the grill. These excellent step by step directions include washing, seasoning, flipping, basting, and how to tell when the salmon is done.
A full Scottish breakfast is a bit different from the much more widely known English fried breakfast. This page looks at just one of the ways in which you can prepare a hearty Scottish breakfas
Want a quick, healthy, flavorful and juicy fried chicken without all the work of the traditional Southern method? Then you've come to the right place. This quick and easy oven fried chicken is incredible!
Looking for something different and delicious, deep fry a turkey! The result is a moist, juicy inside and crispy outside! While the oil is hot, fry some onion rings, fries, pickles, and candy bars!
Making your own roast beef from scratch is incredibly rewarding, as you get a succulent, made-just-to-your-tastes piece of meat that's perfect for sandwiches or as part of a dinner meal!
Crabmeat is one of the most succulent and delicious of all types of flesh. In fact, it’s near the very top of my list, and I’ve spent years catching and cooking the shelled critters! I've come up with some great crab recipes, too. Many of us in...
Learn how to smoke pulled pork shoulder on a Kamado-style grill or Big Green Egg with step-by-step instructions, including my family favorite pork shoulder dry rub recipe.
Chicken drumsticks are a favourite with kids both big and small. This page is devoted to exploring a number of different ways in which chicken drumsticks can be prepared and cooked, either for a meal at home, or a summer picnic on the road.
Learn how to barbecue your own delicious beef ribs and make your own homemade dry rub. I'm here to help walk you through the process.
Italian cooking doesn't have to be complicated or take all day. Made from basic ingredients and basic spices, this easy meatball recipe is full of flavor and compliments pasta dishes. Yummy!
This is an easy dinner to make if you're short on time and want to be healthy. It's dairy-free, kosher, and approved for Weight Watchers and 21 Day Fix. It can be made with gluten-free pasta, or over your favorite low-carb pasta substitute.
Duck is delicious, meaty and tender when it is cooked properly but if it is not cooked well, it can be exceptionally tough, fatty and greasy. This recipe is for a very simple, oven roasted whole duck. The page further includes details of how to make duck stock and from it a tasty cream of chestnut and roast duck soup.
What makes a perfect pork chop? Most are dry and tough. Let me show you how to achieve a perfectly moist, tender pork chop that will melt-in-your-mouth.
Pot roast is a classic New England meal; frugal cooks coaxing tough cuts of beef into fork-tender submission. Learn its history and how to make your own, plus four variations.
Has the go-to appetizer of the 1950s and '60s fallen out of favor? Perhaps we’ve forgotten the basics. Let’s hit the reset button and examine how to make the perfect shrimp cocktail.
Pork steaks are nowhere near as popular as beef steaks but can be every bit as tasty and versatile. These fried pork steak recipes cover sandwiches to curries and are all easy to prepare at home.
An easy pork loin roast recipe with perfect pork crackling. This simple recipe only requires salt, pepper and pork and is a great choice for a family roast dinner, mid-week treat and at dinner parties
Want fast, simple, inexpensive, and healthy? Then give this pan-seared chicken in a balsamic reduction sauce a go. It's fancy enough for company and simple enough for everyday fare. You'll love it!
This is the most delicious pork roast I have ever cooked. I call it a pork trifecta because I use pork loin, bacon, and sausage. It comes together in a special-event-worthy way.
Whiting is one of the tastiest types of white fish. It's a shame that it's so underrated and discarded by fishermen. Read about whiting recipes and cooking options to help you enjoy whiting.
Barbecue halibut 4 to 6 minutes a side, and use simple spices like salt and pepper or complex marinades to flavor this dish. The key is to avoid overcooking this delicious, flakey white fish.
The term "sisig" refers to the spicy and fatty meat dish, popular all over the Philippines. It has a unique blend of chili peppers, vinegar, salt, and soy sauce. Perfect with hot rice.
Making a perfect sirloin roast is easier than you think. Pick the right roast, season it correctly, roast it off and you'll look like a culinary rock star in no time. Check out this awesome recipe!
In an effort to cut back serving beef to my family, I am using more ground turkey and chicken. These turkey (or chicken) meatballs are delicious served with garlic bread and a green salad.
Discover how to cook perfect pub style burgers with a tasty crust and an evenly-cooked interior in under 10 minutes with this pan cooking recipe.
Through a combination of a delicious array of spices and seasonings that produce a headily addictive mix of fried deliciousness, this hamburger recipe is something that is sure to delight the taste buds, if perhaps also horrify the arteries.
Ham—The traditional centerpiece of many Easter dinners. It has so many names (prosciutto, speck, country, etc). Let's explore the many types of ham, how to cook, and how to use up those leftovers.
Kangaroo is low in fat, high in protein, and absolutely delicious cooked in a wide variety of ways. The recipes on this page provide cooking tips as well as a number of tasty serving suggestions.
Bangers and mash - sausages and mashed potato - is often thought of as a dish mostly for children but can actually be made to be a classic comfort food. This site explores the many different ways in which the traditional bangers and mash recipe can be adapted to spice up the concept and suit a variety of tastes.
Who would believe that with only 3 ingredients plus salt & pepper this easy chicken entree could become a favorite company dish! Directions & photos.
Tasty and easy recipes and cooking instructions for whole sea bream as well as sea bream fillets. Includes filleting and skinning instructions with full colour photographs throughout.
Meat pie, pot pie, pasty. Whatever you call it, this meal-in-a-dish made of flaky pastry and flavorful meat, sauce, and vegetable combinations has a long (and interesting) history and lots of recipes.
This guide will break down what is found on a typical sushi menu so you know what you are eating when visiting a sushi bar or restaurant.
Learn how to make a traditional Russian Dressed Herring salad with this step-by-step recipe. Pictures, tips and the healthiest way to make it.
Lamb's liver is quick and easy to cook, very tasty and extremely nutritious. This page affords some recipes and cooking tips for enjoying it to the full.
Scottish smoked salmon comes either hot smoked or cold smoked. This page looks at how to smoke salmon at home by the hot smoked method, providing detailed instructions in both text and pictures.
Ostrich is low in fat and a rich, delicious eating meat. These recipes detail a variety of tasty ways to cook ostrich meat either quickly or slowly to tender and succulent perfection.
A fish pie is a dish consisting of different types of fish contained in a white sauce and topped with mashed potato. This recipe for a traditional fish pie also contains some modern twists.
Recipes for leftover Thanksgiving and Christmas turkey. Turkey pot pie, turkey and dressing casserole, turkey tetrazzini, turkey noodle soup, turkey stew, turkey salad, turkey sandwich.
Cooking lobster tails is very easy! Here are simple, step-by-step instructions for cooking lobster tails in two different ways.
Are chicken wings to you just something you would buy from a fast food outlet? If so, take a look at the different, delicious ways in which it is possible to cook perfect chicken wings at home - easily and inexpensively. You may just be surprised and inspired.
With coleslaw and french fries making this sandwich so unique, you'll find everything you need to know to make this Pittsburgh classic right here. Step by step photos and instructions are included.
This healthy dinner recipe comes together quickly and easily in the Instant Pot (stovetop instructions available). It's gluten-free, dairy-free, kosher, low-carb, and delicious! It works for 21 Day Fix, clean eating, Weight Watchers, and low-carb diets.
Casseroles are always great for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice Cheesy Casserole is topped with a delightfully crispy, buttery breadcrumb crust. Just toss all of the ingredients in a casserole dish and pop it in the oven.
A delicious and quick one-pot Italian couscous recipe adapted with meat for family mains or singles meals at home. Ideal for cooking every day; excellent for a budget dinner or affordable work lunch.
Scotch pies are hugely popular in Scotland but are rarely made from scratch at home. This page includes a recipe for traditional Scotch pies as well as a much easier but equally tasty alternative.