Christopher Clennon

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25 quotes every Londoner should know and live by

London – a bastion of culture, literature, art and bloody good quotes. From Virginia Woolf to David Bowie, Charles Dickens to Vivienne Westwood, the …

14 Ingenious Tricks to Make Fresh Produce Last Longer

Because you didn't pay $4 for a basket of moldy strawberries.<p><b>1. Put paper towels in the salad drawer.</b><p>Lining your crisper with a few sheets of paper towels absorbs the condensation that the veggies generate as they chill. Excess moisture can make your fresh foods wilt and much faster, so the paper …

The ultimate Eurovision drinking game

It's that glorious time of the year again. No, not Wimbledon, or Ascot, or London Fashion Week. I mean Eurovision.<p>The cheesy pan-European sing-off is widely mocked, but us Eurovision veterans know that there is nothing more fun than watching a night in watching terrible pop music and embarrassingly …

No smoke without fire: how to barbecue low and slow

As we fire up the barbecue, Neil Rankin reveals how to get the most from those hot coals and avoid a burned offering<p>The difference between barbecue cooking and regular home cooking is that the focus is less on convenience and more on fun. This is the main reason I steer clear of gas. There is …

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Wine: big reds that pack a real punch

For some people, only big reds will do even when the sun is shining. Our wine reviewer picks her best of the current crop<p>I’ve been reminded, after spending a week in France with one of my oldest friends, that many people just want to drink walloping big reds whatever the time of year. So, before we …

What is melatonin and can it help me sleep?

A perfect sleeping pill — one that gets people to fall asleep faster, and for a longer period of time, with no side effects — is still a dream.<p>Such a magic pill could potentially solve many problems. Millions of Americans don't get enough sleep. In a recent survey, the Centers for Disease Control …

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Our gigantic problem with portions: why are we all eating too much?

We are consuming ever bigger portions on ever larger dinner plates. Food manufacturers keep pushing us to eat more. Can we learn to control our helpings? Plus: Jay Rayner, Gizzi Erskine and Tamal Ray on their struggles with cutting down<p>If you want to see how inflated our portion sizes have become, …

The Ultimate Diy Comfort Food

1<p>This is one hell of a pie. A creamy, winey sauce with colourful veg and succulent chicken, under a layer of crispy, herby puff pastry, is sure to be …