Construction Workers

Recipes for Builders and People on a Budget

Drew Glover • August 13, 2015
Easy Homemade Vinaigrette by San Francisco Chronicle
1. Pizza Toppings - The Signature Dish
Pizza Toppings
Welcome to Loyd Grossman's Signature Dish. Join Loyd on his culinary journey to uncover London's best restaurants, and learn the secrets to making their signature dish at home. In this episode you will meet James Elliot, one half of The Pizza Pilgrims, who run one of the best pizzerias in London. Join Loyd Grossman in this Grokker Premium video, as he hears about the Pizza Pilgrims story and learns how to make delicious and authentic pizza.
2. Easy Greek Lamb Wraps
Easy Greek Lamb Wraps
It’s all about the heavily seasoned lamb and cool cucumber sauce that makes this wrap so divine. (homemade cucumber sauce recipe coming up because I really didn’t like the store-bought one)
3. Chinese Chicken & Cucumber Stir Fry
Chinese Chicken Stir Fry
This tasty chicken dish is perfect for a quick meal - it's easy to prepare and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. The recipe includes a flavorful mix of soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and chicken, stir-fried with cucumber and chiles. In this Grokker Premium video learn from noted chef and author Linda Lau Anusasananan how to prepare this dish from her friend Fah Liong, a Hakka from Indonesia. The Hakka are known as the nomads of China.
4. Hakka Chinese Noodles with Pork & Mushroom Sauce
Hakka Noodles
This rustic comfort dish uses common Hakka ingredients–pork, mushrooms, and Chinese chives–to create a savory topping for a main course serving of noodles. The addition of dark soy sauce, which is aged and blended with molasses, imbues the noodles with an intense dark, deep, rich taste and color, making it a unique, filling dish to serve for family and guests after a long day.
5. Gluten Free Pizza
Gluten Free Pizza
In case you’re unfamiliar with the history of the Pizza Margherita, the original version was made in 1889 by Chef Raffaele Esposito to honor Queen Margherita during her visit to Naples. The tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, were meant to represent the colors of the Italian flag. There’s really something to be said about simplicity. This was my second attempt at making pizza crust since becoming gluten free. The recipe itself is very simple.
6. Delicious Anytime: Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
Wrapping scallops lovingly with bacon, and then serving them on a bed of greens with a beurre noisette makes for a dish that will have your guests feeling spoiled. After all, it contains bacon, and who doesn't love bacon? In this Grokker Premium video Executive Chef Geoff Rigby shares this simple and easy dish just bursting with flavor that can be prepared in minutes.
7. Cheat's Lamb Stew Recipe
Cheat's Lamb Stew Recipe
This lamb stew is a good winter warmer and although lamb is a little bit of luxury, the chickpeas and cous cous make this meal a low cost way to fill up your family or mates. best of all... you get all the same great spices as a tagine... but this version is seriously speedy.
8. Low Country Shrimp and Grits
Low Country Shrimp and Grits
A very quick, easy, and tasty dish. This dish was traditionally served for breakfast to shrimpers coming into shore after long weeks out at sea, but it can still be served as a comfort dinner dish.
9. Beth's Easy Minestrone Soup
Beth's Easy Minestrone Soup
This thick italian classic is delicious and packed with veggies. It's great for a cold winter night or an after work snack. Enjoy!
10. Healthy Kale Chips
Healthy Kale Chips
How many of you are sticking to your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy? Well, here is a simple recipe for Kale Chips that will satisfy your cravings for snacks and help you keep that resolution. Kale is a leafy green vegetable that is super rich in antioxidants and definitely a great addition to your diet.
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