Deep-fried Mussels

Deep-fried Mussels Ingredients Serves: 3  500g mussels 1 egg 80g breadcrumbs 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp salt for mussels 1 lemon wedge cooking oil Directions Prep:30min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:40min  Throw away any mussels that have broken shells. If shells are opened, tap on them. If it’s alive, it’ll close else discard. Ligthly blanch mussels with salt water to open & purging them of sand. Clean & debeard shells, open them up & detach mussels. Rinse the mussels & drain. Mixed mussels with mayonnaise. Add pepper to breadcrumbs. Roll mussels in breadcrumbs, dip into beaten … Continue reading Deep-fried Mussels

Or Luak (Oyster omelette)

Or Luak (Oyster omelette) About this recipe:I love this hawker dish! Sticky chewy egg studded with briny oysters dipped into the sour and spicy chilli sauce is divine. Ingredients Serves: 4  4 eggs 2 teaspoons fish or soya sauce 2 tablespoons tapioca flour 1 tablespoon rice flour 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon chilli paste 6 to 8 large fresh oysters salt and pepper coriander sprigs Directions Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min  In a medium bowl, beat the eggs with fish sauce and set aside. Mix the tapioca flour, rice flour and a pinch of salt … Continue reading Or Luak (Oyster omelette)

Singapore Chicken Rice

Singapore Chicken Rice Prep 20 m Cook 40 m Ready In 1 h Recipe By:BLUBLOTCH “Whip up a tasty exotic dish that is indigenous to South East Asia in less than an hour! This dish is famous in Singapore and is incredibly easy to make; and brings a flavor of the Straits of Malacca to your dinner table with minimum fuss. Impress your family and friends! Chile sauce is usually served as a condiment.” Ingredients 1 (4 pound) whole chicken 3 cloves garlic 2 (1 inch) pieces fresh ginger root, peeled 2 green onions 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sesame … Continue reading Singapore Chicken Rice

Singapore Noodles

Singapore Noodles Prep 15 m Cook 15 m Ready In 30 m Recipe By:Iron Chef-SuziQ “Here is a somewhat spicy curry dish of vermicelli noodles with a medley of veggies and shrimp, chicken, and pork. It’s an Asian way to clear out the fridge.” Ingredients 1 pound dry vermicelli pasta 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into strips 2 butterfly pork chops, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 2 carrots, thinly sliced 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced 1/2 (12 ounce) package frozen shrimp, thawed 1 cup bean sprouts 2 tablespoons … Continue reading Singapore Noodles

Old-Time Taffy Pull

Old-Time Taffy Pull Recipe By:Monica “This is a delicious and basic recipe for taffy. Enjoy.” Ingredients 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup light corn syrup 2/3 cup water 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons almond extract 1/2 cup sliced almonds 10 drops green food coloring Directions Butter one 8 inch square pan; set aside. In a 2 quart saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, corn syrup, water, butter, cornstarch and salt. Mix together well and bring to a boil. Heat without stirring until a candy thermometer reads 250 degrees F … Continue reading Old-Time Taffy Pull

Old Fashioned Molasses Taffy

Old Fashioned Molasses Taffy Prep 20 m Cook 10 m Ready In 40 m Recipe By:TeriNewman “Have an old fashioned taffy pull with this delicious old time recipe. I used to make this 40 years ago when I was 9!” Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 cup molasses 1/4 cup water 2 teaspoons white vinegar 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Directions Lightly grease a baking sheet. Bring the sugar, molasses, water, and vinegar to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until the sugar has reached the hard ball stage, 250 to 265 degrees F … Continue reading Old Fashioned Molasses Taffy

Vinegar Taffy

Vinegar Taffy Prep 15 m Cook 25 m Ready In 1 h 25 m Recipe By:Susan White “This was one of my mother’s recipes.” Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 1/2 cup vinegar 2 tablespoons butter 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 pinch salt Directions Butter a baking dish and set aside. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, vinegar, butter, cream of tartar, and salt. Heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is melted. Do not stir once mixture comes to a boil. Cook candy until mixture reaches 250 to 265 degrees F (121 to 129 degrees C) on a … Continue reading Vinegar Taffy

Maple Syrup Taffy

Maple Syrup Taffy Prep 10 m Cook 10 m Ready In 25 m Recipe By:tessia “Great for people who live up north with lots of snow. I love to make it with my little brothers! Do not let the syrup burn.” Ingredients 2 cups real maple syrup 1 gallon clean fresh snow 15 wooden pop sticks Directions Pack a large bowl or baking dish full of clean, fresh snow. Smooth the top of the snow flat, and place it in the freezer to stay cold while you cook the taffy. Pour the maple syrup into a large saucepan, bring it … Continue reading Maple Syrup Taffy


SUBSTITUTING HONEY FOR SUGAR Honey has been a favorite sweetener since prehistoric times and still has advantages over sugar even today.Honey is composted of two simple sugars, glucose and fructose, honey is absorbed in a different manner and therefore causes a slower, more gradual rise in blood sugar. Because honey has a slightly higher percentage of fructose than sugar, it tastes sweeter, and less is required for equal sweetness. Honey contains small amounts of numerous vitamins and minerals, but not enough to fulfill any of the body’s daily needs. Remember that honey does contain calories, cannot be used freely by … Continue reading SUBSTITUTING HONEY FOR SUGAR

Slow and Easy Beef Stock

Slow and Easy Beef Stock Cook 1 d 21 h Ready In 1 d 23 h Recipe By:Semi “This simple way of making a beef reduction takes two days, but requires very little work. We buy a hind quarter of beef every 2 months. I use this recipe to make use of the leftover bones from the leg section. I don’t add any vegetables or spices with this because I want to be able to control the flavor of sauce I want later. This simply creates a good starting point for a sauce.” Ingredients 10 pounds beef soup bones, cut … Continue reading Slow and Easy Beef Stock