Maria Meredith

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PayPal refused to listen when eBay buyer returned item in pieces

Four months after being sold, the rotovator arrived back used and muddy, but still £112 was blocked from my account<p><b>Early in December 2016 we sold a rotovator on eBay which we had purchased from a local auction. The auctioneer had tested it and confirmed it as working. The eBay buyer turned up in</b> …

KFC secret recipe revealed? Colonel Sanders' nephew shows off list of 11 herbs and spices

It may well count as one of corporate America’s most closely guarded secrets, but the recipe for KFC’s signature ‘original’ fried chicken may just …

Crumble is the comfort recipe of the season | Ruby bakes

Put an autumn coat on your baking with these easy crumble recipes. Have fun experimenting with different toppings and ingredients in renditions both sweet and savoury, like this classic apple pudding and a squash and spinach casserole with a crumbly topping...<p>You don’t need someone like me to tell …

Enterprising student drives his own car to deliver 'hangover food' to his peers

An enterprising student is funding his studies and travels by taking advantage of his peers' hangovers.<p>George Galbraith, a Politics and International Relations student at Plymouth has launched a service which he calls Hangover Helpers.<p>He drives to places that don't do delivery, such as KFC and …

How to Host a Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Feast

This Sunday, people around the world will celebrate China's Mid-Autumn Festival, or <i>zhong qiu jie</i>. As the last days of late summer fade and the leaves on the chestnut trees begin to turn a golden brown, families come together in the cool, crisp air to enjoy a feast under the glow of the full moon. …

How to Make the Best Smash Burger Ever

Our editor in chief's idea of a perfect burger is simple, and all you need is a skillet.<p>If you're wondering what to prepare for your dinner guests this month, read my lips: Make burgers.<p>I know what you're thinking: <i>But don't I have to make something that will impress my friends?</i> …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Eight ways to use up all the apples you just picked (or bought).</i><p>Upgrade your breakfast pastries with cinnamon buns chock-full of apples and …

Cakey Fans Beware: These Brownies are Practically Fudge

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, is taking one-bowl brownies to new (excessively frosted) heights.</i><p>I've sampled a lot of brownies in my life. Personally, if I were to get philosophical about it, <b>I like a brownie that teeters on the edge of fudge-like.</b> It …

20 Sweet, Savory, and Refreshing Mango Recipes

I grew up eating mango, but not really thinking of it as an ingredient. My dad sometimes made avocado-mango salad, but mostly I ate the tangy, stringy tropical fruit out of hand, carefully cutting off the sides and spooning out the flesh and (my favorite part) gnawing on the pit to get every last …

Easy all-in-one cake recipes

These delicious cakes are all made in just one bowl - meaning you won't have to spend ages washing up<p>Everyone loves a slice of cake, but not all of us thrive on the faff that goes into making them.<p>The worst culprits are those recipes which use so many utensils - a bowl for whipping egg whites here, …

Gooey Brown Butter Blondies with Pecans

Makes 24 Servings<p>The ribbon of brown butter plays a raw cookie dough role in the center of these pecan blondies.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Brown butter mixture<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 large egg<p>¾ cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>⅓ cup …

The best sweet and savoury brunch recipes for lazy weekends

A stack of pancakes or creamy avocado toast? A classic omlette or a big bowl of granola? We have a delicious brunch dish to suit everyone<p>Weekends are made for lie-ins and brunch. They're the perfect excuse to sit down with family or friends and enjoy a proper meal in your pyjamas, instead of …

How to Make No-Bake Chocolate-Nutella "Cheesecake" Verrines

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>As you know, it's Cheese Week here at Serious Eats. For a dessert-obsessed person like me, that means one thing: cheesecake.<p>Or, at least, that's where my thought process started. By the time I was done, I had a …

11 Savory and Sweet Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Breakfast for dinner will always have a special place in our hearts. From a coffee cocktail to cheesy eggs, this is our dream menu.<p><b>Sometimes, all we really want for dinner is…breakfast.</b> Here's our dream Breakfast-for-Dinner menu, from a spiked coffee cocktail to the perfect scrambled eggs.