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Celebratory Fillet of Beef

Christmas in the Knowles household has always lasted the full 12 days, not least because slap dab in the middle of it is my Mum’s birthday. In the last few years we’ve taken to celebrating in style, with an afternoon … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Put You In A St Patrick’s Frame of Mind – Guinness Beef Stew and a dancing leprechaun

St Patrick’s Day plans are afoot in New York – the parade is shutting down half the city, green beer is promised in the bar on the corner, Kim is hosting a brunch with actual Irish Bacon, and a dancing … Continue reading

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Pot roast beef with Shrewsbury Sauce

Every year our Christmas ritual takes us past Shrewsbury to the village of Edgemond, for a huge family get together involving a rotating cast of children – anywhere from 10 – 15 under tens. They rampage about in the nicest … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Grill Cheese Cheese Burger

When Euan came to New York he had one goal in mind: to eat and rate all the best burgers in the city. It was a noble quest, and we set out to help him, compiling a list from various … Continue reading

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Spicy beef lettuce wraps

The salty sharp tang of the meat goes perfectly with the sour/sweet note of the cocktail. This recipe will make enough wraps to serve 6-8 people. 3 cups of mince (think 3 cupped hands full) 3 scallions 1 fat clove … Continue reading

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Traditional Beef Chili

This is a luxe-version of chili that uses a bottle of wine. If I’m making it mid week for supper and don’t want to crack into more booze, I’ll use stock, most often from a cube, and a splosh of … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Pomelo Sea Breezes with Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

Chinese New Year is almost upon us, a fact that it is impossible to ignore if you happen to be walking down Elizabeth Street on your way to pick up cheap vegetables at the amazing Asian supermarket. My apartment is … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Traditional Chili

While sipping a chai latte in Think Coffee and waiting for Jon to finish his meeting I overheard the following conversation between a guy (who, from the fact that he had an iPad and an NYU hoodie, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Ragu

Ragu is one of the all time great dinners with romantic possibilities. Whether it’s just the two of you a la Lady and the Tramp, or you’re feeding a crowd post cinema (or even post circus, I suppose), and you … Continue reading

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Minute Steak with lemon cream sauce

Minute steak – just ask my husband – is not a proper caveman steak, but it is still steak, and is, therefore greatly to be desired by men. It’s the perfect meal to make for boys who have assembled en … Continue reading

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