Monday, June 26, 2017

June IHCC Potluck!

It's time to...

POTLUCK!!!

 
It's our favorite week! The one where we can make any recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:

Nigella Lawson
Mark Bittman  
Giada de Laurentiis
  Jamie Oliver
  Tessa Kiros
  Rick Bayless
  Madhur Jaffrey
  Yotam Ottolenghi
  Donna Hay
 Nigel Slater
  Diana Henry
 Jacques Pepin
  Ellie Krieger
   Curtis Stone
Heidi Swanson


Make and post your June IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, July 2nd and link a picture up below.
 
Please remember to link a thumbnail image and please do leave a comment after you link up so that we don't miss out on your dish. 
 
New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 
 

If you missed out on our A Pinch of This, A Dash of That... theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.

Monday, June 19, 2017

A Pinch of This, A Dash of That...

Nothing perks up a recipe more than adding
a pinch of this, a dash of that...


This week make a Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall dish that is flavored with your favorite herbs and spices.

Make and post your A Pinch of This, A Dash of That... recipe by Sunday June 25th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our June Monthly Challenge: Asian Dishes theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made. 

 


Monday, June 12, 2017

June Monthly Featured Dish/Ingredient Challenge: Asian Dishes!

It's time for our Monthly Feature Dish/Ingredient Challenge:

June's Challenge is...


Choose any Asian-themed recipe from our current chef, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall or any Asian recipe from any of our past IHCC chefs!  

Nigella Lawson
Mark Bittman
Giada de Laurentiis
Jamie Oliver
Tessa Kiros
Rick Bayless
Madhur Jaffrey
Yotam Ottolenghi
Donna Hay
Nigel Slater 
Diana Henry
Jacques Pepin 
Ellie Krieger
Curtis Stone
Heidi Swanson

Also, feel free to share any of your favorite Asian recipes from past or present IHCC chefs in your post! 

Make or post your dish by Sunday, June 18th.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish.

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you're curious how we went Fresh From the Field last week, please click on the link to see the recipes we made.

 

Monday, June 5, 2017

Fresh From The Field!


This week's focus is ingredients that are seasonal, local, and/or Fresh From The Field!

So head out to see what's seasonal in your neck of the woods, or take a stroll through your neighborhood farmer's market to see what looks good, or maybe you have something right in your own backyard! Either way, this week promises to be Fresh From The Field with Hugh and super delicious!

Make and post your Fresh From The Field with Hugh recipe by Sunday June 11th and link a picture up below!

Please remember to leave a comment afterwards so that we don't miss out on your dish!

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions, please leave a comment below and we will get back with you!

If you missed out on our May Potluck last week, please be sure to click on the link so you can check back and see all the yummy recipes shared!


Monday, May 29, 2017

May IHCC Potluck!

It's POTLUCK time again!!!


It's that special week where you can make any recipe from our current IHCC Featured Chef (Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall) or any recipe from any of our previous IHCC chefs listed below:

Nigella Lawson
Mark Bittman
Giada de Laurentiis
Jamie Oliver
Tessa Kiros
Rick Bayless
Madhur Jaffrey
Yotam Ottolenghi
Donna Hay
Nigel Slater 
Diana Henry
Jacques Pepin 
Ellie Krieger 
Curtis Stone
Heidi Swanson

Make and post your May IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday June 4th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Escape to River Cottage theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.


Monday, May 22, 2017

Escape To River Cottage!


For years, Hugh had a dream to move to a cottage in the country and live off whatever he could grow, gather, and catch.  He now says that his Escape to River Cottage is the best thing he ever did with his life.

This week we are celebrating Hugh's Escape to River Cottage by making any of Hugh's dishes from the River Cottage cookbooks or RiverCottage.com. Please make and post your Escape to River Cottage recipe by Sunday, May 28th

Please remember to link an image below and please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish!

Are you new to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed out on our Pub Grub theme last week, please click on the link to see all the delicious pub fare we shared.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Pub Grub!

This week we are cooking... Pub Grub!

Make any Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe that you might find in a pub--it could be comfort food, an appetizer or bar snack, or a lunch or dinner item. Something tasty that might pair well with beer, ale, your drink of choice, or no drink at all. Whatever suits your fancy. 


Make and post your Pub Grub dish by Sunday, May 21st.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image below and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

Are you new to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed out on our Bready Things theme last week, please click on the link to see what delicious potluck dishes everyone made.


Monday, May 8, 2017

Monthly Featured Dish: Bready Things!





This week we are celebrating all Bready Things! Choose from an array of  Bready Things (muffins, scones, biscuits, breads, pizzas, sandwiches, croutons, crostini, bruschetta, wraps, and various other options) that either feature or include bread from one of our past or present chefs!  Make or post your dish by Sunday, May 14th.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish.

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you're curious how we Hit The Sweet Spot last week, please click on the link to see how we indulged in our sweet tooth!


 

Monday, May 1, 2017

Hit the Sweet Spot!

Time to get your sweet on and...

Hit the Sweet Spot!


This week we are cooking any of Hugh's recipes for things that are sweet or feature sweet ingredients. Whether you like your sweet dishes for breakfast, dessert, made with fruit, or as contrast to something savory, there is sure to be a Hugh recipe for you.

Make and post your dish by Sunday, May 7th.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image below and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

Are you new to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed out on our April Potluck theme last week, please click on the link to see what delicious potluck dishes everyone made.



Monday, April 24, 2017

April IHCC Potluck!


It's time for our April IHCC Potluck!!

Welcome to the week where you can make any recipe from any of the chefs below:

Nigella Lawson
Mark Bittman
Giada de Laurentiis
Jamie Oliver
Tessa Kiros
Rick Bayless
Madhur Jaffrey
Yotam Ottolenghi
Donna Hay
Nigel Slater 
Diana Henry
Jacques Pepin 
Ellie Krieger 
Curtis Stone
Heidi Swanson

Or you can chose to cook with our current chef, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall!
  What dish will you make?

Make and post your April IHCC Potluck recipe by Sunday, April 30th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Pantry Suppers theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.

Announcement: We are working on a new potluck badge and will add it to the sidebar sometime this week!

 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Pantry Suppers!

What's for supper tonight?


Let's make it easy and simplify the dinner hour by celebrating a well-stocked pantry. 

Make any Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall supper recipe that features ingredients you have in your pantry, fridge and/or freezer!

Make and post your dish by Sunday, April 23rd. 

Please remember to link a thumbnail image below and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

Are you new to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed out on our Monthly Featured Ingredient: Eggs! theme last week, please click on the link to see what delicious egg dishes everyone made.





Monday, April 10, 2017

Monthly Featured Ingredient: Eggs!

 

This week we are applauding eggs and all the ways that can used in various recipes! That's right, our Monthly Featured Ingredient is Eggs!

Choose an egg-centric recipe that either features eggs or includes eggs from one of our past or present chefs!  Make or post your dish by Sunday, April 16th.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed out on our Welcome Hugh theme last week, please click on the link to see how welcomed in our new IHCC chef, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.



Monday, April 3, 2017

Welcome to IHCC Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall!

Welcome Hugh! 

This week we welcome Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall to I Heart Cooking Clubs!



For the next six months we are going to be celebrating the recipes of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Hugh is an English celebrity chef, journalist and food writer and  television personality who is known for his back-to-basics style and for working on environmental issues and food sustainability.
 
The next six months are going to be a tasty adventure! Are you ready to get in the kitchen with Hugh? 

Choose any Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe from online or one of his many cookbooks to welcome in our new chef. Make and post your dish by Sunday, April 9th

Please remember to link a thumbnail image below and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

Are you new to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Bon Voyage Heidi! theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.


Monday, March 27, 2017

Bon Voyage Heidi!


For the past six months we have given thanks, made colorful plates, expanded our pantry, created buddha bowls, faced the day, cooked with inspiring ingredients to make picture perfect dishes, made accompaniments, and sipped our way through Heidi Swanson's recipes. It has been a fun ride while it lasted.

This week we are saying Bon Voyage Heidi as we make one more dish, and/or create a roundup of our top favorite Heidi recipes! Make and post your Bon Voyage Heidi recipe by Sunday, April 2nd. Please link a picture and comment below.

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our March Potluck theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.


Monday, March 20, 2017

March IHCC Potluck!

 It's IHCC March Potluck time!!!


The week where you can make any Heidi Swanson recipe, or any recipe from one of our previous IHCC featured chefs:

Nigella Lawson
Mark Bittman
Giada de Laurentiis
Jamie Oliver
Tessa Kiros
Rick Bayless
Madjur Jaffrey
Yotam Ottolenghi
Donna Hay
Nigel Slater
Diana Henry
Jacques Pepin
Ellie Krieger
Curtis Stone

What dish will you make?

Make and post your March 2017 Potluck recipe by Sunday, March 26th and link a picture up below.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Accompaniments! theme last week, please click on the link to see what everyone made.


Monday, March 13, 2017

Accompaniments!



This week is all about Accompaniments

Chose any Heidi Swanson recipe that serves as an accompaniment, whether it be a sauce, condiment, topping, spice blend, or even a side dish! Please make and post by Sunday, March 19th.

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you.

If you missed out on our Pasta theme last week, please click on the link to see the pastalicious dishes!


Also, as of now, it looks as if Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall is going to be our new chef at I Heart Cooking Clubs! Congrats Hugh! We're looking forward to many kitchen adventures together!




Monday, March 6, 2017

March Monthly Featured Ingredient Challenge: Pasta! (Plus Our New Chef Voting Poll!)

Time for March's installment of our Monthly Featured Dish/Ingredient Challenge
 

This month our theme is: Pasta!


Make any recipe containing pasta or noodles from Heidi Swanson or any of our past IHCC chefs. 

Nigella Lawson
Mark Bittman
Giada de Laurentiis
Jamie Oliver
Tessa Kiros
Rick Bayless
Madjur Jaffrey
Yotam Ottolenghi
Donna Hay
Nigel Slater
Diana Henry
Jacques Pepin
Ellie Krieger
Curtis Stone

Also, feel free to share any of your favorite pasta recipes from IHCC chefs in your post! The idea is to share and celebrate all things pasta and noodle related.)

Please remember to link a thumbnail image and do please leave a comment after you link so that we don't miss out on your dish. 

New to IHCC? Need help linking up or just a refresher on how to join in the fun and become a part of our community? Please check out our Welcome page. If you have any questions please leave a comment below and we will get back with you. 

If you missed out on our Picture Perfect! theme last week, please click on the link to see the photogenic dishes!


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The Voting Poll is Open!!!

The 16th round of I Heart Cooking Clubs will be starting at the beginning of April! This week we will be voting on our next featured chef who we will be cooking with from 4/3/17-10/1/17. For this next round of voting we are focusing on four award-winning male chefs: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Ming Tsai, David Rocco, and Gordon Ramsay.  

Participants may vote (once, please) for the chef they would like to cook with for the next six months. There is a link to each chef's website on their name below so you can get to know them and check out some of their recipes before you vote.

The voting poll is located at the top of our page, on the right sidebar. Please only vote once. Voting will be open from now until midnight EST on Monday, March 13th. At that time we will update the sidebar with the new winner!


Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is an English celebrity chef, television personality, journalist and food writer, widely known for his River Cottage TV series and books and his back-to-basics approach to cooking and his commitment to seasonal, ethically-produced food.

Ming Tsai is a James Beard and Emmy award winning TV personality and celebrity chef, cookbook author product developer and food allergy advocate. Ming is known for his East Meets West style of fusion cooking and his popular show on PBS.

David Rocco is a Canadian celebrity chef, best-selling author, and host of several internationally syndicated television series. He is the author of three cookbooks including two national best sellers: David Rocco’s Dolce Vita and Made In Italy and is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades.

Gordon Ramsay is a British celebrity chef, restaurateur, and television personality. Born in Scotland, Ramsay grew up in Stratford-upon-Avon. His restaurants have been awarded 16 Michelin stars in total. As a reality TV star, Ramsay is known for his fiery temper and use of expletives but his recipes are globally infused and delicious, ranging from simple to restaurant quality. 

*Click on the chef's name for a link to their website, learn a bit about them, and browse their recipes

We can't wait to see who wins the vote!