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Cook Yourself Thin USA

Skinny Down-Home Chicken Pot Pie

Serves :6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 small onion, diced (about 1.5 oz) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 leek, chopped (about 1 oz) 1 large carrot, chopped (about 1 oz) 1 celery stalk ...

Chef At Home

Greek Potato and Spinach Salad

Yield: 6 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup olive oil 1 stick butter (8 tablespoons, 4 ounces or 1/2 cup) 6 Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into 12 pieces each 1 head of garlic, peeled into cloves 2 lemons, ...

Chef At Home

Chedder Ale Soup

Ingredients 1 stick butter (8 tablespoons, 4 ounces or 1/2 cup) 2 small onions, peeled and diced 1 carrot, peeled and diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1/4 cup flour 1 1/2 cups dark beer (12 oz) 1 ...

Chuck's Day Off

Bone Marrow Mash

Chuck Hughes adds bone marrow to classic mashed potatoes – and the result is deliciously amazing. Easy, Moderate, Complex Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Yield: 4 to 6 ...


Tomato Baked Prawn

Ingredients Tomato Prawns: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 baby fennel bulbs, cut into thin wedges 1 Spanish onion, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tsp dried mint 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 150 ml dry white wine 800 gm canned chopped tomatoes or ...


My Dream Derelict Home

Presenter and property renovator Simon O’Brien, follows people not afraid to take on huge building projects, people who see past decay and disrepair and have the vision and stamina to ...


Vegetable Lasagne with Sage Bechamel Sauce

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 500g lasagne sheets, par-boiled 1 bottle store-bought tomato pasta sauce 2 medium eggplant, sliced lengthwise 250g butternut sticks 125g zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise Leftover vegetables SAGE BECHAMEL SAUCE 60g butter 30g sage, chopped 45ml flour 625ml milk coarse salt and ...


Gardening in Deep Shade

Gardening under large trees, deep shade and damp soil is a frustration for most gardeners. Tanya gives you practical ideas on how to overcome this by planting shade friendly plants. ...