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#food magazine

# food-magazine - Thursday 13 December, 2018

'I tried this in a restaurant and had to recreate it': 5 recent dishes from a healthy home cook in Laois

Derek Cahill shares his favourite homemade ‘fakeaways’ and quick lunches.

6 of the best... breakfasts to start Christmas Day with a difference

From granola to kedgeree – inspiring ideas for sustenance on the big morning.

What to do with... the biscuits in the tin when all the good ones are gone

How to bring new life to your leftover custard creams.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their tips for perfectly prepared roast turkey

How long to cook it for and – eeek! – where to put the stuffing.

'This dish is always a success with my boys': 5 midweek favourites from mum-of-three Ursula Walsh

From Mexican-style rice to pecan truffles that are healthier than they look.

What to do with... smoked salmon (other than eat it on bread)

Look beyond the slice of lemon with these refreshing ideas.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their recipes for superb stuffing every time

Potato? Sausage? Breadcrumbs? All three? Our home cooks panel weigh in.

Roasties with the mosties: 3 delicious ways to upgrade your Christmas potatoes

Three takes on the humble spud that’ll be gobbled up in minutes.

# food-magazine - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their tips for fabulously festive mulled wine

(And how to make it without losing any alcohol along the way.)

'It's a warm hug in a bowl': 5 recent favourites from mum, powerlifter and home cook Yvonne Kinahan

Mum-of-two Yvonne shares the meals that fuel her workouts – and her family.

6 of the best Christmas desserts... that aren't Christmas cake

And not a Christmas pudding in sight either.

What to do with... the leftovers of a big cooked ham

Yes, APART from the sambos obviously.

Turkey or roast beef? Here's what the ideal Christmas dinner looks like, according to the experts

Boiled or roast ham? Homemade or instant gravy? And what’s for dessert? A deep dive.

# food-magazine - Friday 30 November, 2018

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their greatest gravy tips

Make from scratch or stick to the granules? We asked our panel for their gravy guidelines.

# food-magazine - Thursday 29 November, 2018

6 of the best... twists on a classic hot chocolate, for a warming drink on a cold night

Where did you come from, baby? How did you know I needed you?

'This dessert is easy to make but so impressive': 5 recent dishes from a gluten-free home cook

Food blogger and home cook Danielle McConnell shares some of her favourite dishes.

What to do with... those Brussels sprouts you're dreading serving up at Christmas

Banish soggy sprouts – and roast them with honey, garlic and chilli instead.

3 scene-stealing additions to make any dinner feel festive (without a panic)

Three ways with veg that’ll make your next meal shine.

# food-magazine - Friday 23 November, 2018

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their recipes for perfect porridge every time

Milk or water? Hob or microwave? Here’s how our readers do it.

No more soggy coleslaw: 10 inspiring combos for your next sandwich

Food writer Niamh O’Shaughnessy has some delicious ways to liven up the bread-and-filling formula.

# food-magazine - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'This girl's best friend is her slow cooker': 5 recent favourites from a keen cook in Cork

Broadcaster and author Caroline Hennessy shares meals from a busy kitchen.

6 of the best... twists on the classic garlic bread

Crumbs! Normal garlic bread is good – but these upgrades are even better.

What to do with... a leftover bag of couscous

Inspiring ideas to make your dinner a cous-coushy little number.

# food-magazine - Friday 16 November, 2018

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their family secrets for great spaghetti bolognese

Here’s how our panel make this staple dish a winner every time.

12 simple pieces of equipment every proper kitchen should have

The essentials for great cooking at home.

# food-magazine - Thursday 15 November, 2018

'I love to sous-vide our Sunday roast': 5 recent dishes from a family-focused Limerick cook

Helena O’Brien shares some favourites from a busy kitchen.

6 of the best... side dishes that can also be the star

Sometimes the sides can be the main event.

What to do with... that leftover bag of onions

Looking for onion inspiration? Here’s shallot of it.

# food-magazine - Friday 9 November, 2018

Kitchen Secrets: Readers share their tips for marvellous mashed potatoes

Fluffy, buttery, creamy perfection.

# food-magazine - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'My favourite sweet treat changes all the time': 4 recent favourites from a keen home baker

Avid foodie Aisling Kenny dishes on some highlights from her kitchen table.

6 of the best... warming winter stews for comfort on a cold day

Stewpendous recipes for the season.

What to do with... that tin of sweetcorn hiding in the press

We’re all ears for these delicious corn recipes.

7 simple classics every grownup should master (and how to nail them)

From a slow-cooked stew to the perfect spaghetti carbonara.

# food-magazine - Friday 2 November, 2018

6 of the best.... hearty homemade chillis for a satisfying winter dinner

Perfect for chilli-er weather.

Kitchen Secrets: Readers tell us their favourite comfort food recipes

Homemade lasagne, shepherd’s pie – and a pro tip for great mashed potatoes.

# food-magazine - Thursday 1 November, 2018

What to do with... that bar of chocolate at the back of the cupboard

Yes, chocolate CAN be a leftover.

'If there's frying in my kitchen it's most likely this dish': 5 recent meals from a gym-loving home cook

Here’s what software developer Rory Kelly has been cooking up of late.

One-can dinners: Essential recipes for a 'raid the cupboard' meal in a hurry

Recipes so wholesome, nobody will guess a tin was involved.

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