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Crispiest Potato Chips

6 Servings<p>Keys to great potato chips: A lower frying temp gets the moisture out; a vinegar soak ensures they're crisp.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pounds russet or purple potatoes<p>½ cup distilled white vinegar<p>Vegetable oil (for frying; about 8 cups)<p>Kosher salt or Nori Salt (click for recipe) or …

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I Dip, You Dip, We Dip: Our Best Dips and Spreads

Never let your chips get lonely again.<p><b>We'll always love a good dip</b>. Here are our favorites, from spinach-and-artichoke (classic) to an herby feta number. Chips, ahoy!

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Yes, You Can Mix Pasta Shapes—Here's How

Who says you can only use one pasta shape at a time? Cook 'em all together, and you've got pasta mista, a chickpea-sauced Italian staple<p><b>Yes, you can mix pasta shapes!</b> So says <b>Cathy Whims</b>, the chef of Nostrana and Oven & Shaker in Portland, Oregon, and a six-time James Beard Foundation nominee for …

Our Top 50 Kitchen Hacks Will Change the Way You Cook

Whether you're baking, frying, or sautéing, these tricks get food on the table faster.<p>Whether you're baking, frying, or sautéing, these tricks get food on the table faster.

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How to make homemade doughnuts

You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon over a doughnut. But no matter how wonderful they appear, it's hard to find a store-bought doughnut that compares with homemade.<p>And believe it or not, they're really not hard to make.<p><b>Devil's food doughnuts</b><p>Total time: About 1 hour<br>Servings: Makes about 1 …

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

5 great restaurants with views of Table Mountain

Friday, June 5th, 2015 by <b>Katharine Jacobs</b><p>The Mother City’s famously flat mountain looks great from all angles. You’ll get a magnificent view of its …

11 Best Vintage IKEA Pieces: Bring Them Back!

(Image credit: Scraphacker)<p>There is some pretty great stuff at IKEA. But it's hard not to be jealous of IKEA shoppers from the 70s and 80s when you …

News24.com | Mandela didn't betray the people of SA

Nelson Mandela did not betray the people of South Africa in 1994. The betrayal came after that, writes <b>Max du Preez</b>.

Dirty Chai Porridge Is Practically Perfect In Every Way

Can't decide between coffee or tea? Hot or cold cereal? With this breakfast, you can actually have it all.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

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Watch out for possible Zuma exit in 2016 - economist

Cape Town - Emerging markets economist Peter Montalto of Nomura forecasts a tough year for SA’s economy in 2016, with a presidential recall of Jacob …

If You Care About Your Coffee, Then You Should Know How to Store It

So you treated yourself to a great bag of beans. Now, how do you store them to make sure they stay as fresh and awesome as possible for as long as possible?<p>If you're shelling out 20 bucks for a haute bag of beans, you should at least know how to store them. Better beans, stored correctly, make …

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Dell in Scottburgh

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MUJI's Latest Tiny Homes Are Here To Help You Enjoy The Weekend

The Japanese home brand is putting its minimal touch on a new line of pre-fabricated housing.<p>Tiny houses. If you have a pulse, you've heard of them. The small housing movement has been sweeping the nation for some time now, and doesn't seem to be going anywhere.<p>At first, it was reserved for …

WIN with GLAMOUR and Jinger Jack | Glamour South Africa

Today you’re rocking those nautical stripes and tomorrow you’re probably going to go full ’70s with your look… no matter how often you switch up your …

The 50 Most Delicious Pancake Recipes

Cannoli, Boston creme pie, Tiramisu — all in pancake form.<p>Cannoli, Boston creme pie, Tiramisu – all in pancake form.

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Smart Tip: Peel an Entire Head of Garlic in 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking: I already know the trick involving smashing a garlic clove with a knife to quickly remove its skin. Well this is a new, …

DOs and DON'Ts of dry shampoo

Part cleanser and part volumiser, dry shampoo is a great resuscitator – except when it’s incorrectly applied to your hair.<p><b>DON’T ignore the ingredient</b> …

Pasta Recipe: Creamy Braised Chicken with Pappardelle

Preheat oven to 325°F.<p>Pat the chicken thighs with paper towels and season with salt and pepper. Heat a few glugs of oil in a large Dutch oven over …

Skillet Hash Browns

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Here's a skillet hash browns recipe that justifies the existence of that food processor grating disk (you didn't throw it out, we hope). If you don't have one, a box grater will do.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 russet potatoes (about 3 pounds), peeled, …

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Salted Butter Caramels

Makes about 60 caramels<p>Put the evening over the top by setting out these easy, impressive caramels after dessert. Or set out wax-paper bags so friends can take them home for the next day.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>⅔ cup heavy cream<p>1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise<p>2 cups …

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30 Gorgeous (& flattering) swimsuits to buy right now

We have searched high and low for the coolest swimsuits around. From high-fashion one-pieces, to the best of the high-street, we guarantee you’ll …

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Za’atar Roast Chicken with Green Tahini Sauce

6 Servings<p>Because of the brothy marinade, the skin won’t get as crisp as with other roast chickens, but the flesh will be so tender, you’ll want to eat it with your hands.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Green tahini sauce<p>2 cloves garlic, smashed<p>1 cup (lightly packed) flat-leaf parsley leaves with tender …

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You Can Bake These Scones Directly from the Freezer

Freeze-and-Bake Lemon Poppy Seed Scones<p>Serves 8<p><i>For the scones:</i> <br>1 1/4 cups (125 grams) all-purpose flour, plus more for forming scones <br>1 1/4 cups (185 …

12 Palettes to enhance your eye colour

Today we’re loving Almay’s Intense i-Color collection.<p>Almay has released a new range of eye shadows, cleverly designed to enhance eye colour.<p>There …

10 Local fashion bloggers we’d like to swap wardrobes with

If you’re ever in need of outfit inspiration, look no further than the fashion blogging world.<p>Whether you’re scrolling down your Instagram feed or …

Your summer workout plan, sorted!

It’s that time of year when just the thought of wriggling into a swimsuit can be scary. But it doesn’t need to be that way if we accept and embrace …

15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …