Keep It Simple Cookery Videos

KIS stands for Keep It Simple and is a BigBarn initiative to help more people enjoy great food and save money.

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Stout and Coffee Braised Short Ribs

Stout and Coffee Braised Short Ribs

10-12 beef short ribs (about 3 lbs.)

1 medium onion, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

1 stalk celery, chopped

6 whole cloves garlic

1 cup beef broth

1 pint stout beer

3 bay leaves

2 tbsp. brown sugar

1 tbsp. instant coffee

1 tbsp. coarse ground mustard

Salt and pepper, to taste

Put short ribs in slow cooker. In a medium bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and add to slow cooker. Cook on low for 8 hours or until meat is falling off the bone.

Serve with mashed potatoes, grits, or crusty bread. Enjoy!

beef short ribs, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, beef broth, stout beer, bay leaves, brown sugar, ins

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Bacon Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

Watch this short video how I make a bacon breakfast sandwich with egg cheese and bacon on a kaiser roll. Yummy!

Bacon, egg, bread, cheese, butter

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Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Ingredients for Bana Cream Pie are as follows:


1 and 2/3 cup of all purpose flour, 1 stick of unsalted butter, 1/2 cup of ice water,1 large egg (beaten for egg wash)


4 large egg yolks, 3 medium bananas, 3 cups of whole milk, 2/3 cup of sugar, 5 TBSP of corn starch

1/4 tsp of salt, 1 pint of whipping cream (any small tub of whipped topping may be used as well)

all purpose flour, butter, water, egg


egg yolks, bananas, mil

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Jessica's Choc Nut Brownies

Easy Choc nut Brownies: 50g plain flour, 200g sugar, 2 eggs, 100g butter, 125 chocolate (plain or milk), 25g nuts, baking soda. But adjust recipe to taste.

Plain flour, sugar, nuts, eggs, chocolate, butter, baking soda

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Tomato sauce by Incredible Edible

Michaela the enthusiastic chef at Incredible Edible Todmorden demonstrates how to make a simple pasta and tomato sauce meal. Sally and the team are filmed here offering tasters and recipe leaflets to local people.

pasta, tomato, onion, herbs

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