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Paul’s mum’s ginger biscuits recipe

Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4 and grease a baking tray.<p>Melt the margarine, caster sugar and golden syrup gently in a pan over a medium heat. Once melted, remove from the heat and cool slightly. Add all of the dry ingredients to the pan to make a dough.<p>Once cool enough to handle, with floured …

Dessert

Cannoli Cookies

Recipe<p>Yield: Yields about 32 2-1/2-inch cookies.<p>Like the Italian pastry, these cakey cookies are enriched with whole-milk ricotta and scented with …

Dessert

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

Anna Kaiser knows a thing or two about toning up and getting in shape.<p>Kaiser is a personal trainer whose roster of celebrity clients includes Shakira, Karlie Kloss, Sofia Vergara, Kelly Ripa, and Sarah Jessica Parker.<p>If you're looking to get in shape for the summer, Kaiser recommends a few simple, …

Workouts

Clotted Cream for Lazy People

It's not traditional, but it's definitely delicious<p>When I was about 12, my family traveled to England to visit family friends. One afternoon, we went …

Dessert

3 treats you need to make for your royal wedding viewing party

The Royal Wedding is coming up this Saturday morning – and I, for one, am ready! I’ll be gathering with a group of great girlfriends early in the …

Dessert

Bread Baking 101: How to Knead Dough

A step-by-step guide to kneading bread dough (by hand and in a stand mixer).<p>Part of the wonder of bread baking is how many changes in the dough …

Baking

Soft Breakfast Bread Rolls – Simply Delicious

Soft bread rolls, especially when served warm, are the perfect accompaniment to the breakfast table, but are equally tasty when served with soups, …

Breakfast

How to use your Instant Pot

It's not just a supercharged pressure cooker -- it's a way of life.<p>Instant Pot mania is far from over. The pressure cooker -- which lately has been shortened to Instapot -- continues to draw an obsessive, cult-like crowd of home cooks that have long forgotten about their slow cookers. Its name is …

Cooking

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

Bread

Recipe: Victoria Sponge Sandwich Cake — Recipes from The Kitchn

Before the Victoria sponge, British sponge cakes were leavened only by eggs hand-whisked with sugar until foamy and thick. Sometime in the mid-1800s, …

Dessert

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Recipe: Lemon Drizzle Cake

A lemon drizzle cake is more of a concept than an actual recipe. Though there is a time and a place for Madeira-type plain lemon sponge, sometimes …

Dessert

Raspberry Swirl Rolls

These citrusy raspberry rolls are best served warm — alongside plenty of frosting.<p>Directions<p>In small saucepan, heat milk and 1/2 cup water on …

Dessert

What are Anzac biscuits and how do you make them?

<b>Anzac biscuits are a yummy treat eaten on April 25 (Anzac Day) to commemorate the sacrifices of soldiers from New Zealand and Australia in wars.</b><p>The …

35 Easy-to-Pack Road Trip Snacks

Your bags are packed, you’re ready to go. But what will you eat along the way? Ditch the drive-thru and stay clear of pricey gas station grub. These …

Culinary SOS: Make the brûléed cast iron cornbread from Zynodoa in Staunton, Va.

Reader Nancy Halpern of Santa Monica and her husband were on an East Coast road trip last summer when they happened upon Zynodoa Restaurant in the old Southern town of Staunton, Va. "We enjoyed the most fabulous, unusually moist cornbread served in an iron pan with a caramelized glaze. It became …

What’s the Difference Between Cake Flour, Bread Flour, Pastry Flour, and All-Purpose Flour?

How is cake flour different from pastry flour? What makes bread flour and all-purpose flour distinct? Can you substitute one type of flour for …

Baking

Joanna Gaines' Biscuit Recipe Is The Star Of Her 'Magnolia Table' Cookbook

"Chip thinks they are nothing less than heaven on earth."<p>Being a Southerner is a prerequisite for becoming a biscuit expert. Southern I am not, but I have been to something called Biscuit Fest (twice), where I listened to Southern food writers talk about biscuits for days on end, and I tasted more …

Baking

An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

In April 1968, the United States was grieving. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a white nationalist. Cities burned with riots.<p>Across the Atlantic, Britain was debating the Race Relations Act, which made it illegal to deny a person employment, housing or public services based …

United Kingdom

Recipe: Dutch baby is a one-pan wonder that require little labour

Something like an enormous popover or Yorkshire pudding, a Dutch baby is a low-risk/ high-reward dish that can add a little drama to a weekend …

Meat Pie Recipe

"This pie is delicious! I got the recipe from my husband's mother. She is French so I believe this is a French Meat Pie. Beef, pork, and potato are …

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking is a form of altruism. What better excuse to make some cookies?<p>Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy …

Dessert

Natalie cooks up family-friendly steak, Greek salad and coconut rice for dinner

TODAY's own Natalie Morales is in the kitchen sharing delicious dinner recipes from her new cookbook, "At Home with Natalie: Simple Recipes for Healthy Living from My Family's Kitchen to Yours." She shows us how to make a classic Greek salad with feta and olives, a "family-favorite" marinated steak …

Baked Feta and Greens with Lemony Yogurt

Vegetarian mains don’t have to take an hour to prepare. Warm feta, crispy chickpeas, and wilted hearty greens become a fork-and-knife entrée in about …

Multigrain bread recipe, Homemade multigrain bread recipe

<b>Homemade multigrain bread recipe</b> with the goodness of wheat, ragi and oats.As you all know I love trying different bread recipes and this one I tried …

Baking

Is This the Best Way to Thread a Needle?

I’d rank the difficulty of threading a needle somewhere between removing the pencil from the forearm of the man in Operation and attempting that Indiana Jones scene where he has to replace a golden idol with a bag of exactly the same weight. I don’t do it often, but every time I find myself with a …

Sewing

Easy Chocolate and Pistachio Semifreddo Recipe

This easy chocolate and pistachio semifreddo are simply delicious! A nice chocolate-ice-cream flavor with a touch of nuts. You can have it any …

Instant Pot Tortilla Chicken Verde Chili

<b>Get the recipe:</b> instant pot tortilla chicken verde chili

Cooking

Key Lime Pie VII Recipe

"This recipe uses condensed milk and sour cream. Fabulously easy. . . a summertime favorite! If you have time, a homemade graham cracker crust is …

How To Master Calzones (and Freeze Them for Later)

<b>Make the dough.</b> Combine the water and yeast in a large bowl, then wait a few seconds until the yeast dissolves. Add the flour and salt and mix with …