Lamb with Garlic Sauce Recipe Perfect for this Easter!

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While you’re locked at home for the next month or so, why not give cooking a try, you might just be good at it. Here’s a really simple recipe to grill your favourite lamb steak with garlic sauce, just in time for Easter Sunday! Ingredients for 2 pax: 1 shoulder of lamb (get a small piece that’s enough for you) …

4 Food Options You Have During this Circuit Breaker

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After last Friday’s announcement by the government on the month-long circuit-breaker, this year’s Good Friday and Easter Sunday seem slated to be a subdued affair. Here’s a consolidated list of food options you have to address your “what to eat today” dilemma: 1. Dabao from Coffee Shops The most no-brainer to this list – just head down to your nearby …

5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe Around a Grill

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If you have space for a grill, you probably also have space for a pet–but the two shouldn’t be in the same space at the same time as pet safety can’t be guaranteed around a grill. Dogs can smell meat from a fair distance away and, like their human owners, they know a good steak when they smell one. Even …

COVID-19: Keep Your Family Safe with Sunday Roast

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As of 29 March 2020, Singapore has seen a total of 844 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 3 deaths and 212 cases discharged. While the Singapore government is constantly implementing new and stricter measures to reduce the risk of the infection spreading, we should do our part too! 1. Practice Good Personal Hygiene Practice good personal hygiene like washing your hands …

4 No’s When Lighting a Charcoal Grill

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On the road to grilling perfection, you’re bound to hit a few potholes. There are some common mistakes and issues that seem to crop up over and over when lighting their charcoal grills. Some of them might seem like quick fixes, but they are not. Let’s explore these issues and some easy remedies. Squirting Lighter Fluids I know it can …

4 Tips To Grilling The Perfect Steak

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1. SALTING EARLY PAYS OFF You might have heard the warning that you shouldn’t salt meat too far in advance of cooking because it can draw out moisture. It’s true that salt draws moisture towards itself, but over the course of 20 to 30 minutes that’s a good thing, because the salt begins to dissolve into that little bit of …

Charcoal Grill vs Gas Grill: Which is Better?

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This is an age-old debate, as chefs and novice cooks alike have been debating over charcoal and gas grills for quite a long time. This battle of flame made us think about the distinctive features of the grills and how they are different from each other. While charcoal provides a sense of the traditional, typical flavor that comes from wood …

4 Ways To Tell When Ribs Are Done

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Barbecuing ribs is not as easy as it seems as the thin layer of meat across the rack makes it difficult to find the sweet spot between cooking them long enough for the fat to render for that beautiful drip-off-the-bone feel and cooking them for so long that they dry out. Want to know the secret to perfectly cooked BBQ …

3 Easy Steps to Remove the Membrane from Ribs

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BBQ ribs has got to be everyone’s favorite dish. I mean you can’t go wrong with it. Whether you’re grilling or smoking them, there’s nothing more satisfying then presenting a beautiful rack of ribs at a BBQ party. But, preparation is key, and one of the most important things you’ve got to do with this fresh rack of pork is …

3 Quick & Easy Tips to Defrost Chicken Fast

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In a rush to get going for your BBQ party? Or perhaps you simply forgot to remove the frozen chicken from the freezer like what your wife told you to do so 3 hours ago. Proper defrosting of meat can be tricky, and there are a lot of ways to get it wrong. Poor preparation can lead to bland or …