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Healthy at work: best snacks to boost efficiency and stay sane

Who remembers Police Chief Wiggum in the Simpsons, feet up, chowing down on a doughnut and coffee? Not the most effective-looking police chief of all time. But replace the doughnut with a bowl of wholegrains and his cup of Joe with an avocado smoothie and, bingo! Who knows what he’s capable of …

Spiced Apple-Caramel Sauce

makes 1½ cups<p>Sugar will crystallize if you stir it while it cooks, so be patient and stick with using the pastry brush while you wait.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>2 tablespoons Calvados or other apple brandy<p>¼ …

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10 cocktails every man should know how to make

What's the perfect gin and tonic ratio? When's the best time to make a Bloody Mary? And how can you get drunk like the Brazilians? Mehmet Ivanovic answers all these questions, and more...<p>There was a time when I didn’t have the foggiest about cocktails. Their preparation was mythical and complex; …

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Best canapés for Christmas parties

The accent is on creativity in these brilliant nibble recipes from Britain’s most inventive chefs<p>The party season is here – and some substantial canapés to keep guests going and soak up all the booze are in order. Here’s what some of the country’s top chefs will be serving up.<p><b>Potted goose with pine</b> …

Heston Blumenthal's curry-glazed parsnips recipe

Chef Heston Blumenthal shows how to make quirky curry-glazed parsnips, perfect for spicing up Christmas lunch<p>When it comes to parsnips, most of us are guilty of cooking them the same way every single time - tossing them in oil and throwing them to roast in the oven, with a scattering of salt and …

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

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