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How to Cook Chicken Saltimbocca

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Chicken Saltimbocca: 6 (3 oz each) chicken cutlets, flattened with a  meat mallet 10 oz fresh spinach, chopped ¼ cup Parmesan, grated 6 paper-thin prosciutto slices 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 3 tbsp olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 can (14 oz) ... Read More »

How to Cook Pears and Butternut Squash Soup

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Pears and Butternut Squash Soup: 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and diced 3 ripe pears, peeled and sliced 2 onions, peeled and diced 2 tbsp fresh root ginger, minced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 5 cups water ¼ tsp ground ... Read More »

How to Bake Mushrooms and Cheese Calzones

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients needed to make Mushrooms and Cheese Calzones: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 cup half and half 2 tsp dry yeast 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 3 tsp vegetable oil For the filling: ½ cup cheese, grated 3 1/2oz mushrooms, chopped 3 tbsp onion 1 egg 1 tsp all ... Read More »

How to Bake Crispy Flat Bread

Yields: 10 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Crispy Flat Bread: 6 oz all purpose flour 6 oz whole-wheat flour 1 tsp active dry yeast ½ tsp salt ½ tsp sugar For the topping: 1 egg white Sesame seeds Poppy seeds 1 tbsp water, optional Cooking instructions for Crispy Flat Bread: Soak the yeast in a ... Read More »

How to Bake Crepe Quiche Lorraine

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 1 hr 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Crepe Quiche Lorraine: For the crepes: ½ cup all purpose flour 1 large  egg 2 tbsp fresh herbs, finely chopped 6 tbsp whole milk 1/8 tsp kosher salt ¼ cup water 1 ½ tbsp unsalted butter, melted For the quiches: 4 large eggs 2 bacon ... Read More »

How to Cook Crab and Cheese Wontons

Serves: 3 Preparation time: 30 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Crab and Cheese Wontons: 1 package crabmeat 2 packages cream cheese, softened 2 cups all purpose flour, plus extra if necessary 1 egg ¾ cup cup water 3 scallions, minced 1 bottle peanut oil ½ tsp salt Cooking instructions for Crab and Cheese Wontons: ... Read More »

How to Make Basmati- Black Eyed Peas Salad

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Basmati- Black Eyed Peas Salad: For the salad: ½ cup red bell pepper, finely chopped ½ cup dried black-eyed peas, rinsed 1 tsp garlic, minced 1/3 cup Spanish olives, halved ¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced ½ cup basmati rice Salt to taste For the dressing: 1 ... Read More »

How to Cook Sesame Scallion Bread (Bing Zi)

Yields: 1 bread Preparation time: 20 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients needed to make Sesame Scallion Bread: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 packet instant yeast 1 bunch scallions, chopped 1 cup warm water (1/2 cup boiling + ½ cup cold) Small handful of sesame seeds Oil, as required Salt to taste Cooking instructions for Sesame Scallion ... Read More »

How to Cook Zucchini Soup

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Zucchini Soup: 8 cups zucchini, coarsely chopped 1 large onion, peeled and diced 1 tbsp fresh thyme, minced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 6 cups chicken stock 1 cup half and half 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste ... Read More »

How to Make Tex-Mex Salad

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Tex-Mex Salad: 2 tomatoes, deseeded and chopped 1 can (15.5 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed 1 head romaine lettuce, shredded 1 ½ cups cheddar cheese, grated 1 ½ cups Monterey Jack cheese, grated 1 cup store-brought salsa 1/3 cup milk 1 large egg 1 box (8.5 ... Read More »