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10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Italian Food

Burns Night

This traditional steamed Scottish pudding is made with dried fruit and spices. Enjoy on Burns night with a wee dram and custard or ice cream to …

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

New Year, New Ingredients: 5 Fast, Easy, Fresh Recipes

These 5 fast, easy, fresh recipes will wake up your 2014 with lesser-used ingredients like schmaltz and preserved lemon<p>A quick <i>pizza bianca</i> and miso-sesame beets are sure to <b>satisfy your hunger for new recipes</b> this year.

Cooking

How to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew

A disarmingly simple way of taking the cork out of a bottle without a corkscrew that will become your new party trick this year<p>We have all been caught out by a bottle of wine we thought had a screw cap but actually has been stopped with a cork.<p>So how do you get into your bottle without a corkscrew? …

Alcohol

Macaroni and cheese recipe

Stevie Parle's take on the American classic dish, mac 'n' cheese.<p>You can use almost any cheese in this, so it’s great for using up any old ends that you might have in your fridge. Vary the spice as you see fit.<p>Serves 4–6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>500g/1lb macaroni or penne<p>40g/1½oz butter<p>40g 1½oz plain …

Pasta