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Recipes for Plumbers and People on a Budget

Drew Glover • August 13, 2015
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1. Apple Cake with Drunk Currants
Apple Cake with Currants
This amazing apple cake is spiced with cinnamon and allspice to give it a flavor of the south, and is topped with delicious, sweet, rum soaked currants, making this the perfect dessert for any dinner party. Watch James Ramsden in this Grokker Premium Video, create wonderful, easy dishes that can be prepped in advance to keep you out of the kitchen and ready to entertain when your guests arrive.
2. Beef Satay with Habanero Peanut Sauce
Beef Satay with Habanero Peanut Sauce
These Beef Skewers are easy to cook and fast to prepare that has a very exotic taste and topped off with a spicy and savory sauce.
3. Chicken Salad with Noodle Soup by Uyen Luu
Chicken Salad with Soup
Welcome to the Final of the Food Blogger Challenge. Uyen Luu’s zesty main course is a chicken salad made with Vietnamese coriander, cilantro, and pickled onion. Served over glass noodle soup, this entrée is an incredible mixture of textures, temperatures, and flavors. If you like Uyen's cooking in this Grokker Premium Video, Love her video below, and make sure to come back to check out the rest of the series.
4. Shrimp Scampi and Pesto Couscous
Shrimp Scampi and Pesto Couscous
A sophisticated main dish in less than 10 minutes? Watch and learn!
5. Baked Halibut Alla Nonna
Baked Halibut Alla Nonna
This is a recipe done often by Chef Joanne Cooke's grandmother from Agira, Sicily. It is simple and she prepared it every Friday as she always had these ingredients in her kitchen cupboard. It's a very diverse dish in which you can substitute tilapia or cod. Watch all of Chef Joanne's Grokker Premium videos for recipes that can be passed down generation to generation.
6. Sweet Potato & Pecan Casserole
Sweet Potato & Pecan Casserole
Sweet potatoes are a staple of all Thanksgiving dinners. In this Grokker Premium video, Sage Russell shows you his own personal twist on a classic sweet potato casserole. Roasted pecans, dark brown sugar, and his secret ingredient of smoked paprika make this sweet potato casserole the perfect side dish to impress your friends and family at your Thanksgiving dinner.
7. How To Roast Vegetables in the Oven
How To Roast Vegetables in the Oven
Every Sunday I like to make an enormous amount of Roasted Vegetables for the week. In this quick tip you will learn how to roast vegetables even easier. This tip will help you get perfectly crisp and delicious vegetables every time.
8. Steak Fajitas
Steak Fajitas
In the Plated test kitchen cooking up a delicious and easy recipe: Steak Fajitas!
9. Chinese Eggplant with Pork
Chinese Eggplant with Pork
This Chinese comfort food is braised in a flavorful liquid mixture of rice wine, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, water, and black pepper. The recipe for this dish comes from Taipei and is cooked in the style of the Hakka people of China. Come join chef and author Linda Lau Anusasananan in this Grokker Premium video as she shows you how to prepare this delightful main course that is ready to serve in less than 20 minutes.
10. How to Make Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin
How to Make Creamy Potatoes Au Gratin
Try this creamy cheese sauce and the tender potatoes in this classic French dish combine to make a deliciously addictive experience. It's a great side dish with a roast pork loin or beef tenderloin. Add a green salad and French bread, and you have found the magic path to a man's heart. To avoid lumps in your sauce, add the milk just a little at a time as you stir the flour and butter.
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