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.
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!
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.
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.
A comforting and filling yet also light soup recipe, this dish takes some of the traditional elements of a French bouillabaisse soup and modifies it and makes chicken the principal ingredient.
Oxtail stew is a rich tradition of Jamaican culture. When prepared the authentic way, you will get all of the flavor and consistency that give oxtail stew that unmistakable taste of the Caribbean.
The amount of edible flesh on an average-sized Atlantic Cod depends on the weight of the fish, but approximately 50% of the original weight is discarded. The flesh is the most valuable part, but the skin and bones can be used to make soup, so nothing need be wasted.
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.
This is an awesome recipe for pork loin roast! It’s marinated in a brining solution, rubbed with a wet rub, and smoked over pecan wood. Easy-to-follow instructions and photos are included.
A step by step text and photo guide to cooking a whole chicken five different ways with suggested accompaniments. Includes a recipe idea in each instance for using up leftovers.
This might be the best smoked ham you’ve ever eaten! It’s marinated, cooked on an electric smoker, and then coated with a crunchy ham glaze. Tips, photos, and detailed instructions included.
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.
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...
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.
Want the perfect chicken burger? Rich flavor, a juicy interior, and a tender patty are easy to perfect with just a few quick tricks. Check out how easy it is to make a fabulous burger with chicken!
I don’t get steaks very often, and I get very good steaks even more rarely. However, for my birthday (29th again, thanks for asking), my fabulous, wonderful awesome brother brought me a ribeye. Note I said a ribeye – I got the whole thing – 16...
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.
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.
A new twist on an old favorite, these bratwurst meatballs with mushroom gravy, made in an Instant Pot, are sure to be a hit with your family.
This kosher dinner is my personal spin on Korean bibimbap. It's healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free, and easily customizable. Also approved for 21-day fix. Quick and easy to make, you won't be sorry!
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.
These dumplings are soft an fluffy instead of claggy lumps that even a dog wouldn't eat. One ingredient makes all the difference.
A meaty and succulent Belgian blue beef burger topped with melted cheese and infused red onion between two slices of eggy bread is served with oven-roasted potato wedges.
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.
Add a little spice to your next dinner with this Slow Cooker Chinese Five Spice Pork. It takes 15 minutes to put together and if you start it in the morning, it's ready when you come home!
Easy, classic meatloaf recipes using Lipton Soup Mix, Campbell’s Soup, ranch dressing mix, and Manwich Sauce. Also my tomato topping.
Cleaning chicken feet is quick and easy. In less than 30 minutes, you can have them ready for using in broth and other interesting recipes.
Barbecuing filet mignon is a science. Here is how to grill perfectly cooked steak every time that tastes and looks fantastic.
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!
I love duplicating recipes that my mom or grandma made while I was growing up. Here is one you won't want to miss: Ham and Bean Soup with Dumplings.
Looking at a tapas menu can be overwhelming if you're not sure what you're ordering. Check out this list of the best tapas dishes to eat out or make at home!
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.
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.
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!
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!
Want something different for dinner tonight? Try my Flamin' Hot Cheetos and Ranch Dressing Chicken. Only three ingredients needed!
A sweet and delicious combination of Madeira, raspberries, sautéed chicken, and a host of different spices.
Are you craving the distinct delicious flavors of a real Maryland-Style Crab Soup? This recipe is for you, the connoisseur who wants the real flavors of the Chesapeake Bay.
Spicy fried noodles with beef marinated in a host of spices and red wine makes for a delicious and hearty meal.
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.
Meatloaf makes a great dinner, but what do you do with the leftovers? Cold sandwiches are the standard answer, but could meatloaf assume another identity and become something more?
Salmon patties are quick and easy to prepare for your family, offering a tasty and affordable seafood dinner. Paired with baked fries, the children will enjoy it and you can stay within your budget.
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.
This substantial and healthy soup is brimming with fresh vegetables, chunks of chicken, and the most flavorful broth you'll ever taste. This easy dinner is great for any night of the week.
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.
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.
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.
How many times have you found a chicken pot pie recipe only to be disappointed by the ingredients of canned soups or pre-packaged seasonings? This recipe is fresh ingredients, healthy and very tasty!
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.
From the creek to the dinner table, learn how to catch, clean and cook Atlantic blue crabs. Crabbing is a favorite pastime for my family here in Charleston, South Carolina. Stop by and see how crabbing is done in The South.
Pouting is often discarded by commercial and pleasure fishermen alike. This page shows how the inexpensive and humble pouting can be made to be just as tasty and enjoyable as its more popular cousins in the cod family.
Who would believe that with only 3 ingredients plus salt & pepper this easy chicken entree could become a favorite company dish! Directions & photos.
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!
A recipe for arancini balls, the Sicilian speciality of fried risotto balls stuffed with a simple Bolognese sauce, inspired by Commissario Montalbano.
What's the secret of the best chili? It's all in the chili powder! Learn how to make or choose chili powder that will give your chili depth and complexity.
Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with this mouthwatering meatloaf recipe that you can make today to save for a hungry day later. I've also included a veggie side dish that you can finish at the same time as the meatloaf, meaning dinner is done more quickly and with less mess!
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.
Ling is a member of the same family as Atlantic cod, despite its very different physical appearance. It is a similarly firm fleshed white fish, delicious cooked and eaten in a number of different ways. Among others, this page includes recipes for ling baked, fried and even incorporated in a fish pie.
Filet Mignon, which comes from the beef tenderloin of a cow, is known for its tenderness and rich fat marbling.
How do you cook a stuffed steak dinner in the oven. An easy recipe to make cauliflower cheese. How long does it take for the steak to cook? Steak recipes.
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!
A deliciously savory dish of chicken with garlic, rosemary, thyme, wine, and stock, simple to prepare and beautiful when made.
Smoked mackerel is delicious, nutritious and moderately easy to prepare. This page takes you through the process of preparing, cooking, smoking and enjoying mackerel at its freshest and very best.
This traditional Irish Lamb Stew is simple - but so succulent and comforting, it's a perfect meal. Pair it up with a simple salad and some crusty bread, and you'll have a new favorite recipe!
Beef stew is the perfect choice for a warming and satisfying dinner on a cold Winter's night. The beef stew recipes on this page are extremely varied, allowing you to pick one which will suit your particular tastes and requirements, expanding your options but still affording the same delicious satisfaction, for you and all the family.
These casserole recipes are inexpensive, quick to prepare, and delicious. Chicken Divan, Chicken pot pie, Tuna casserole, Shepherd Pie, Tater tot, and more!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chicken livers are a delicious, inexpensive and valuable source of nutrition. The chicken liver recipes on this page are deliberately extremely varied to apply to a wide variety of tastes.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Cook live lobsters and host your own party to enjoy them with family and friends. This article details the supplies, food, cooking process, purchasing tips, and steps for eating the lobsters.
Deli roast chicken—easy, delicious, and the start to a host of meals, such as soups, salads, casseroles, and stir-fries. I'll even tell you how to make your own (without a rotisserie).
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.
It sounds disgusting but many swear on the health benefits of eating chicken feet, from curing joint pain to looking younger from the collagen content. It's true! So, how to eat chicken feet? Read on
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.
New to sushi? Considering trying it? If you are unsure, you might as well come and look at this somewhat comprehensive guide to sushi.
Celery and turkey are both hugely under utilised ingredients. One is largely confined to stocks, the other to seasonal celebrations. These soup recipes celebrate celery and turkey all year round.
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.
Who knew that cooking SPAM could be dangerous? A young Scout leaves out a crucial step in making his favorite meal on a camping trip.
Calamari recipes are more than calamari rings deep-fried in batter. Try shallow-fried calamari on a salad, stuffed and poached calamari, or calamari in a meunière sauce.
Smoked mackerel is delicious to eat, very nutritious, cheap to buy and can be served in a great many different ways. Smoked mackerel is sold ready to eat and can be used straight from the wrapping in any of the recipes detailed on this page.
Flounder are a delicately flavoured, delicious eating flat fish. This page shows how to fillet flounder or alternatively gut and clean flounder and includes a tasty recipe for each preparation method.
How to cook a roast leg of lamb with roast potatoes, mash, carrots, cauliflower cheese, sprouts, and gravy. How long does it take to roast a leg of lamb? What temperature do you cook a leg of lamb on. Lamb recipes.