Gordon Ramsay Cooking for Friends Editorial Review

Gordon Ramsay Makes it Easy is the title of the great chef's latest cookbook and a great description of the 269 page masterpiece! TV's most popular chef, Gordon Ramsay, bridges the gap between his famous chef's table (situated in the white heat of his restaurant kitchen) and his table at home with Tana and their young family. His latest cookbook is packed with simple, seasonal, modern British recipes. Gordon lives life in the fast lane, travelling the world to foster his many hugely successful ...
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Cooking Games: Culinary Fun For Your Family

Nowadays, life becomes more and more complicated, with everyone taking more and more responsibilities and having less and less time with their close family. Whereas in the past, everyday meals and particularly dinners were occasions for family interactions and value sharing, today more and more people tend to sit quietly and watch TV while they eat dinner, barely talking to each other than for asking for the salt. That is if they even have dinner together, as a lot of teens now prefer to take ...
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Dutch Oven Cooking Tips

Camping trips - be it out of town or be it just in your own backyards - are activities you and your loved ones look forward to. For the younger couples, camping activities is their way of having some quality time together. As for the families, these trips are the times where they can bond, talk and just share precious time. With the innovations today, the fuss and hassles of setting the camping mood can be tiresome. Add to that preparing the things that you would need like the grill and the ...
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The Wonders Of Outdoor Cooking

For the experienced campers, tailgaters and outdoor enthusiasts, the camping experience starts at home while preparing for what you will be needing for the activity. Packing only the essentials for an outdoor trip will help you to experience the best and most enjoyable vacation. You should start with the proper attire. It is of the essence that you only bring clothes that will be well matched to the trip that you will be making. Things like the tent, blankets and pillows that you will be ...
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The Way To Cooking Healthy

Everybody wants to lose weight by eating healthy. But have you ever thought about losing weight by cooking healthy? The problem with fast food and takeouts is that they are often fried, oily, with too much sugar or preservatives in them, but with little nutrients. Eating right may be the first step for a healthier lifestyle, but cooking healthy will allow for an easier adjustment to maintaining that lifestyle in the long run. Another advantage is that cooking allows you to be creative with your ...
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Fun Cooking For Free

Online cooking games are the latest trend for kids of all ages. They're fun, and easy to find. In addition, they don't have any objectionable content, such as violence, sexual references, or bad language. They can also show children the work that is involved when preparing food, so they can appreciate better what mom goes through when she prepares them their favorite dish. Another big advantage is that they're free. All they require is a computer and an Internet connection and you have those ...
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Authentic Italian Cooking

Italian cooking isn't as simple as boiling spaghetti noodles and opening a jar of Ragu. In fact, cooking authentic Italian food takes many years to truly master. The Italians know all about clean cooking accompanied by rich, vibrant flavors. Only the finest of herbs and the freshest products will do when creating true Italian food. In America, many restaurants are unfortunately not up to par with their proclaimed Italian cooking. Although these restaurants may resemble a little taste of Italy, ...
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Cast Iron Skillets -- Cooking Advantages With Traditional Cookware

Not all good things come with a hefty price tag! It's very apt when we talk about the cast iron skillets. You can buy expensive modern cookware made of lighter metals and alloys, but the advantages of iron are unique as compared to other cookware. Be it price, durability, heat distribution or heat retention, cast iron cookware is definitely the best choice for some applications. Although it sounds old fashioned, cast iron skillets and Dutch ovens are important kitchen tools. Some of the ...
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A Couple Of Ideas For Camp Cooking

Are you sick and tired of not knowing what to bring or what to cook when you go camping? Do you either pack the entire kitchen (including the sink) or you bring the absolute minimum and then have to use a fork as a spatula or two spoons as tongs? If that sounds even the slightest bit familiar then you are in the right place. Over the past decade or so I have refined a list of 7 things that I use every single time I prepare for my next camping trip. These strategies are relevant whether you are ...
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Cooking Pork Ribs

Pork ribs are purchased in SLABS, consisting of about 15 bones in each slab. A RACK is a SLAB cut in half (6-8 bones). Ribs come in four categories, defined by the location on the hogs rib cage they are cut from: COUNTRY STYLE...these are more like pork chops and not considered a true rib...pork chop shaped bone. At opposite end of loin backs. Sold in pieces. LOIN BACK....this is the cut closest to the spine..where the tenderloin is located.. Short and very curved bones. Sold in slabs or ...
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