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# food-magazine - Friday 25 October, 2019

'It's the tastiest fish dish ever': Nutritionist Amy shares her go-to breakfast, lunch and dinner

Amy Meegan takes us through a day on her plate.

6 of the best... easy-but-impressive classics every home baker should master

Carrot cake, a raspberry bakewell tart – and a foolproof lemon drizzle loaf.

What to make when... you're carving up a pumpkin but don't want to waste the insides

Yes, all that orange gloop is good for something – like a hearty soup or a roasted pumpkin hummus.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share what a weekend fry-up looks like in their house

What kind of rashers? Fried potatoes or no potatoes? And what about the beans? We asked our panel to weigh in.

Sunday comforts: How to cook the ideal roast dinner, according to top chefs

We asked some of Ireland’s experts how they prep their meat, veg and roast spuds.

# food-magazine - Friday 18 October, 2019

6 of the best... DIY pizza toppings for an out-of-this-world slice

Ditch the takeaway menu and liven up your pizza with these at-home combos.

Ditch the sambos: 6 colourful winter salads guaranteed to make your co-workers jealous

Prepare for some envy from your colleagues with these bold and vibrant salad combos.

What to make when... you're in the mood for an ooey-gooey chocolatey dessert

Having a craving that only chocolate will satisfy? Food writer Niamh O’Shaughnessy has you covered.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their tips for baking perfectly fluffy scones, every time

Is it the utensil you use to mix the ingredients together? Or the heat of your oven? Our home cooks weigh in.

# food-magazine - Friday 11 October, 2019

6 of the best... DIY salad dressings to liven up tired leaves

Try a basic lemon pepper dressing, or a four-ingredient Asian tahini.

What to make when... you're craving the comfort of a hearty autumn stew

Need warming up? Try one of these deeply delicious cold-weather recipes.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share the one food they always have in their freezer

Oven chips? No. Frozen peas? Yes.

Just as tasty: 6 vegetarian-friendly alternatives to the classic Sunday roast

Want a meat-free meal? Stuffed butternut squash or smoky roast aubergines should do the trick.

# food-magazine - Friday 4 October, 2019

6 of the best... make-ahead meals to drop off for a new parent - or anyone who's too tired to cook

Know someone in need of TLC? Here are a few easy options to drop to their door.

What to make when... it's beans on toast for dinner, but you still want to feel fancy

Try these grown-up takes on a classic empty-cupboard dinner.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their foolproof recipes for a bake sale or coffee morning

From a retro bakewell to a simple scone recipe, here’s what our readers bake to please a crowd.

'I make this with instant noodles': 6 chefs share the meals they make when they're off the clock

'I make this with instant noodles': 6 chefs share the meals they make when they're off the clock

Chefs, they’re just like us. We asked six of Ireland’s pro foodies for the easy off-duty dishes that hit the spot.

# food-magazine - Friday 27 September, 2019

'I make this spaghetti at least twice a week': 5 crowd-pleasing dishes from a Dublin cook

Culinary Arts graduate Lisa Murrin favours low-prep dinners over fancy fare – here’s what she’s made recently.

6 of the best... soul-warming recipes that make autumn veg the star

Go full-on autumn with squash, beetroot and more.

What to make when... you want a flavoursome salad that's more than just a bowl of leaves

Amp up your greens with peaches and Parma ham, or go take-away style with sesame noodles.

Simple life: 6 one-pot pasta combos for comfort food without the washing up

Tuck into creamy chicken pesto or chorizo and tomato penne, with just one pot to wash up.

# food-magazine - Friday 20 September, 2019

'The oven does almost all the work': 5 recent must-try meals from a Donegal foodie

Including a surprisingly simple ice cream cake.

6 of the best... homebaked teatime treats to go with a relaxing cuppa

Pop the kettle on and serve up one of these DIY delights, from oaty shortbread to healthier caramel squares.

What to make when... you're bored of your standard lunchtime sambo

Can’t face another day of ham and cheese? Here’s what to make instead, according to Niamh O’Shaughnessy.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their most-requested recipe that's sure to be a crowd-pleaser

From butter chicken to chocolate puddle pudding, these are hits with our home cooks.

Raid the fridge: 7 magnificently tasty midweek dinners made using basic ingredients

Have a box of eggs or a tin of tomatoes to hand? The rest is simple, says Niamh Shields.

# food-magazine - Friday 13 September, 2019

'The trick to this dish is getting all of your prep done': 5 flavour-packed meals from a seafood lover in Meath

Stephen Dillon shares a few recent favourite dinners, including smoky chorizo salmon.

6 of the best... twists on the classic shepherd's pie for a cosy autumn meal

Go meatless, or double up on the cheese.

What to make when... you want a fancy weekend breakfast without giving up your lie-in

Brioche French toast that’s ready in ten minutes? Sign us up.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their tricks for fitting more veggies in at mealtimes

From blending greens into a pasta sauce to spicing up steamed veg, here’s how our readers pack more nutrients in.

Cancel the takeaway: 7 tasty Asian-inspired noodle dishes that come together in 15 minutes flat

Want a no-fuss dinner? Dine Asian style in a flash with a speedy pad Thai and more.

# food-magazine - Friday 6 September, 2019

'I'm a big believer in eating the rainbow': 5 midweek meals from a vegetable fanatic in Cork

From a ‘thrown-together salad’ to a dessert of watermelon pops, Amy Ryan shares what she’s been making lately.

6 of the best... recipes for irresistibly crunchy chicken - without the deep fat fryer

Winner-winner, chicken dinner! These six chicken recipes will satisfy your need for crunch.

What to make when... you have avocados that are finally ripe (and you want to use them fast)

The window between ‘just ripe’ and ‘on the turn’ is short. Here’s how to use up those green wonders.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their recipes for the perfect slice of birthday cake

Spoiler alert: There’s a whole lot of chocolate.

Box set lined up? 7 delicious one-bowl dinners that are perfect for a night on the couch

Try comforting mac and cheese or a zingy beef stir-fry, from food writer (and Netflix fan) Caroline Hennessy.

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