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14 Smart Ways to Use Stale Bread

14 ways to use stale bread, from homemade croutons to breadcrumbs to stuffing.<p>Finding stale bread in your pantry is inevitable. But that's not a bad thing! From breadcrumbs to croutons to bread pudding, there are plenty of awesome ways to give new life to your hard-as-a-rock loaf. Here are 14 of …

Waitrose: Easy raspberry jam recipe

Silvana Franco shows you how quick and easy it can be to make your own conserve<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p>Vegetarian<br>Preparation time: 15 minutes<br>Cooking time: 15 minutes<br>Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes<br>Makes: 800g<p><b>Ingredients</b> <i><br>500g raspberries</i> <i><br>400g jam sugar</i> <i><br>Finely grated zest and juice 1 lemon</i><p>Method<p>1. Put the …

Waitrose: Strawberry mallow mousse recipe

Silvana Franco makes a simple do-ahead that is perfect for summer entertaining<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p><b>Serves 6</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>400g pack essential Waitrose British strawberries</i><p><i>Grated zest and juice 1 orange</i><p><i>40g caster sugar</i><p><i>250g mini white marshmallows</i><p><i>2 x 200g tubs Waitrose fromage frais</i><p><i>2 tbsp roughly chopped</i> …

100 Years of Climbing Mount Rainier

The Pacific peak has attracted climbers for more than a century.<p>"There are plenty of higher mountains, but it is the decided isolation—the absolute standing alone in full majesty of its own mightiness—that forms the attraction of Rainier," adventure writer Paul Fountain remarked in 1905.<p>His …

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

11 Healthy Homemade Hiking Snacks

From healthy granola to spiced nuts, here are 11 homemade hiking snacks to bring on your next outdoor excursion.<p><b>Before you take off for the nearest mountain</b>, in search of a rigorous hike in the wilderness, consider this: What are you gonna eat? We're not talking about a gourmet camping meal in the …

Soda bread recipe

Soda bread is a wonderful thing to be able to make - the fastest bread around<p>SERVES<p>Makes 1 loaf<p>INGREDIENTS<p>450g/1lb plain white flour<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>• 400ml/14fl oz buttermilk<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 220C/425F/gas 7. Sift the flour, salt and bicarbonate into a large bowl and make a …