Spaghetti Carbonara

Ingredients 1 pound spaghetti 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 slices bacon, diced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup dry white wine (optional) 4 eggs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 pinch salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions In a… Read More

Mediterranean Chicken

Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine 6 boneless chicken breast halves 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup diced onion 3 cups tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup white wine 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup kalamata olives 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste Directions… Read More

Cheesy Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients 1 pound ground chicken 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup roasted garlic light cream cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions Preheat… Read More

BBQ Ribs

Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds country style pork ribs 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons salt 1 cup barbeque sauce Directions Place ribs in a large pot with enough water to cover. Season with garlic powder, black pepper and salt. Bring water to a boil, and cook ribs until tender. Preheat… Read More

Thai Barbecue Shrimp

Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 teaspoons curry paste 1 pound medium shrimp Directions In a shallow dish or resealable bag, mix together the lemon juice, soy sauce, mustard, garlic, brown sugar and curry paste. Add shrimp, and… Read More

Steak with Garlic Butter

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 2 teaspoons garlic powder 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 pounds beef top steaks salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat with garlic powder and minced garlic. Set aside. Sprinkle both sides of each steak with salt… Read More

Classic Lasagne

Ingredients 8 ounces lasagna noodles 1 pound ground beef 1/4 cup minced onions 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1 (32 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 1 (16 ounce) package large curd cottage cheese 1 pound mozzarella cheese Directions Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook noodles in boiling water… Read More

Sardines on grill

Ingredients up to 10 sardines 1 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 thick slice bread, blitzed into crumbs 1 tsp paprika handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped lemon or lime wedges, to serve Method Heat grill or light the barbecue. Season the sardines inside and out, then grill or barbecue for 5 mins until cooked through.… Read More

Pasta With Cherry Tomato Sauce

Ingredients 1 pound (450g) dry pasta Kosher salt 4 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced 6 tablespoons (90ml) extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 pounds cherry tomatoes (about 2 pints; 750g) 1 ounce fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped (about 1 cup; 30g) Freshly ground black pepper Parmesan cheese, for serving Directions Place pasta in a large skillet… Read More