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Rolo Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter, sugars, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed or with spoon until light and fluffy. …


Spicy Garlic Chickpeas

Makes about 3 cups<p>Add these addictive spicy chickpeas to your lunch bowl for a protein boost.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 15-oz. cans chickpeas (rinsed)<p>4 crushed garlic cloves<p>1 chile de árbol, crushed, or ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes<p>¾ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …


Borlotti Beans with Garlic and Olive Oil

6 Servings<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds fresh borlotti beans (cranberry beans), shelled, or 2 lb. frozen or dried (soaked overnight if dried)<p>3 plum tomatoes, quartered<p>10 large unpeeled garlic cloves<p>8 large (or 16 small) fresh sage leaves<p>3/4 cup (or more) extra-virgin olive oil<p>Sea salt and …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

blueberry crumb bars

Adapted from<p>Recipes like this make me wonder why I don’t use more. After seeing a blueberry crumb bar on another site, …

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Brisket

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20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

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Top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Sydney

Sydney Harbour YHA, The Rocks<p>A hostel with harbour views? Sydney Harbour YHA raised the bar for budget accommodation when it opened in the historic Rocks district in 2009. Located on top of an archaeological site (check out the remnants of the convict-era houses in the foyer), it's within walking …

Free Things to Do in Sydney

Urban and rugged, adventurous and chic, Sydney is a city that has it all. Its position as a booming global destination gives it a reputation for expensive taste, but the truth is that its down-to-earth design gives families plenty of opportunities to explore for free. Even some of Sydney's most …