Rebel County Deluxe Bacon Cheeseburger

The cheeseburger is supposed to be an American classic but the folk from Ballincollig, Ireland and Rebel County restaurants have put the Yanks to shame with their special deluxe bacon cheeseburger with a large dash of their own special barbecue sauce. This is how it is done at the restaurant so you can do the…

Chicken and Cashews

Pair this entrée with a simple rice pilaf: Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add 1⁄2 cup chopped onion and 2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger to pan; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in 1 cup water, 1⁄2 cup long-grain rice, and 1⁄4 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil. Cover,…

How to make perfect pizza at home

If you’re serious about pizza, it may seem impossible to create really good pizza at home. While there’s definitely a ceiling to what you can do without a coal- or wood-fired stone pizza oven that gets up to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, the goal of beating your local delivery joint in a pizza battle is definitely…

Cooking tips

Fast foods are quick and easy substitutes for home cooking. But fast foods are almost always high in calories, fat, sugar, and salt. Some restaurants still use hydrogenated vegetable oils for frying. These oils contain trans fats. These fats increase your risk for heart disease. Some cities have banned or are trying to ban the…