QUOTE (tamietamara @ 05/01/2013, 01:58 PM)
So agree!!, and those monthly food mags are starting on it too! Surely if I am buying food mags I am someone who likes to cook and who has some ability and who therefore needs something a little more challenging or informative than mixing cooked pasta, cheese and bottled sauces together. I didn't pay good money for a mag for that bull!
I hear that song, sister - although it seems to me there are some that have been doing so forever - if I wanted a recipe with "buy pre-prepared everything", I would have bought a different magazine...
QUOTE (Deb99x @ 05/01/2013, 02:01 PM)
best pesto sauce,
blanched basil leaves
throw in food processor and blend
adjust quantities to taste
works very well with chicken and pasta
Blanching the basil leaves? Never contemplated that. Does it give a less raw taste?
Speaking of cooking out of packets, did anyone see Nigella the other night with her cheesecake?