Category Archives: Main dish

Hearty chicken and vegetable stew

Good Housekeeping: 100 best one-dish meals, 152pp. Good Housekeeping kitchen Hearst Books, New York, 2003 Cooking on page 32–33 One-dish meals are a great time-saver in the kitchen. So easy to chuck everything into one pot and much less cleanup … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with feta

The vegetarian gourmet, 128pp. by Roz Denny Ultimate Editions, London, 1995 Cooking on page 32 According to the pencilled price on the inside front cover, I bought this secondhand for $4. At first I thought it was based on recipes … Continue reading

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Salmon fillet with a horseradish crust

Just five ingredients, 192pp. by Ainslie Harriott BBC Books, London, 2009 Cooking on page 132 Ainslie Harriott is an English chef, television presenter and author, who is popular for creating unpretentious recipes that are quick and simple to make, and … Continue reading

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Chicken, chorizo and cauliflower bake

Cooking for family and friends, 240pp. by Joe Wicks Bluebird, Pan Macmillan, London, 2017 Cooking on page 32 Joe Wicks—also known as the Body Coach—is a British fitness coach, TV presenter and author, specialising in cooking and fitness books. His … Continue reading

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Braised lamb and yogurt

Easy curry cookery, 128pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly ACP Publishing, Sydney, 1996 Cooking on page 32 I first encountered this book many years ago when Steve, a workmate, brought leftover curry for lunch. He heated it in the microwave … Continue reading

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Penne carbonara

  Commonsense: quick and easy meals, 384pp. no author named Murdoch Books, Millers Point, NSW, Australia, 2010 Cooking on page 32 Publishers can be a bit sneaky. I ended up with two copies of this book. They had totally different … Continue reading

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Swedish pork meatballs

Classic country recipes: the essential cookbook, 256pp. by R&R Test Kitchen R&R Publications, North Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 2008 Cooking on page 32 I have two slow cookers and hardly ever use them, so I bought this to give myself a … Continue reading

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