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My classical french omelette with herbs

How To … Almost Everything

The best part of YouTube is not the funny cat videos. Hard to believe, I know. But no, the best part of YouTube is that now we can all learn how to be experts in absolutely everything.

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Grocery Bag FAQ: What happens to all the leftover food?

On our series Anna & Kristina’s Grocery Bag, we often end up with a lot of extra food after doing the taste test with our guest chef. The burning question: what do we do with it all?

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The Reality of Reality TV

Kristina and I have just returned from 10 days in Mexico. Sounds like the good life, right? Well not quite. It was good in that we were there shooting an episode for a new show and I am grateful to have work. But boy oh boy I had to keep reminding myself to be thankful because this was, without a doubt, the most painful week of work in my life.

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How to Tell if a Steak is Done

Rare, medium, well-done: how do you like your steak cooked? Here’s a good rule of thumb for checking doneness.

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The World’s Best Stuffing Recipe

I try to avoid gluten in my diet. But come Christmas dinner, I can’t resist falling off the GF wagon and stuffing my face with my all-time holiday favourite: stuffing.

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What Kind of Cook Are You?

Are you a recipe follower or rogue warrior in the kitchen? While filming our series Anna & Kristina’s Grocery Bag, we find out that we both have very different cooking styles. Recipe for success, or disaster?

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Home Made: The Perfect Steak

My step-by-step guide to making the easiest, most delicious steak in 15 minutes. You canNOT mess this up!

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Grocery Bag: We’re Back!

September holds the same importance to us as for kids who are heading back to school. It’s a time for new beginnings and this year, that means brand new episodes of Anna & Kristina’s Grocery…

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The ‘do everything’ kitchen appliance

I’m obsessed with my new toy. My Thermomix TM31 arrived just before Christmas and the box was so big and intimidating, it took me a week to open it. Then we were into the new year before I put the Thermomix on my countertop.

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Saucepans

Available in a wide variety of materials, shapes, and sizes, the type of saucepan you buy depends on what you plan to use it for. We find out how material and construction can make a difference.

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