Craig Spraggon

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5 Common Mushroom Cooking Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

From stews to scrambles, mushrooms bring depth and body to a myriad of dishes. But when you're sautéing them, be wary of these 4 common mistakes.<p>Earthy, meaty, and packed with umami, mushrooms are a great way to add depth and body to a dish. Whether they're chanterelles, buttons, shiitakes, or …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

2014 Hot 100 Excerpt

For almost 25 years SURFER’s Hot 100 has ranked, and predicted the fortunes of surfing’s next generation. Many of the Hot 100 alumni have gone on to …

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie In Amusing Twitter Exchange About Meeting The Queen

Amidst all the glitter and gongs of this year's BAFTA Awards, here are just two British treasures having fun about another British treasure, on …

TripAdvisor's Fake Review Problem

An Irish hotel group has been caught asking its employees to post fake reviews on TripAdvisor.com, says The Irish Times.<p>It wasn't the Carlton Group's …

What does it mean to be a 'good man'?

I’m just going to throw this out there because, as far as provocative truth bombs go, it’s been ticking away for too long.<p>The universal male decency …

The Onion Reviews 'RoboCop'

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Social Media Tips from a Pro Adventure Photographer

It isn’t the over 14,000 followers on Instagram or 9,000 on Twitter that made adventure photographer Lucas Gilman a finalist in the 2010 and 2013 Red …

Photographs that stunned the world: vintage Pulitzer winners

From toddlers disrupting street parades to plane crash near-misses, JFK and a Fidel Castro firing squad, these historic award-winning images capture moments of beauty, horror and despair. Here's a selection of the vintage prints on show at Daniel Blau gallery in London until 29 March

‘Great white shark’ photobombs two boys surfing in California as mother looks on

Two young boys who were surfing in California remained blissfully unaware as they were photobombed by what locals say was a great white shark.<p>June …

White Shark

Sean Penn Continues Shirtless Hawaiian Surf Session

<b>Sean Penn</b> shows off his <b>shirtless</b> physique while hitting the waves for a surf session on New Year’s Eve (December 31) in Hawaii.<p>The 53-year-old actor …

California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties

Some 60 years ago the Golden State saw a golden era for surfing and climbing. Offering a spot-on retrospective look at the period of innovation spanning from 1948 to late 1958, newly published "California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties" is full of epic imagery and insightful words by the likes …

Urban Legend or Not? Rental Surf Boards Altered to Attract Sharks

A La Jolla Shores surf shop worker reportedly injected blood in rental surfboards in an effort to attract sharks to kill off tourists—so he could …

Locals Only: How Tough Is Our Surf Turf War?

Share your surf-side experiences.<p>Surf culture is a part of just about every Southern California beach town. And part of that culture often includes a …

Spirituality and Surfing

Twelve years after he left Walden Pond in the spring of 1859 Henry David Thoreau wrote, "launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment."<p>Last week giant, long-period Pacific Ocean swells and wave riders from around the world converged on Northern California for the Mavericks …

Mom Shows The Magic Of Surfing While Pregnant In Gorgeous Time-Lapse Video

At first glance, Kristi Olivares' description of a surf session with her girlfriends sounds pretty standard. But as she writes on Shesurfs, her experience was exceptional. The mom of one was riding waves throughout an entire pregnancy.<p>Happily for us, Olivares, who has been surfing for four years, …

Surfing in India: catching waves from coast to coast

As India's only professional female surfer, Ishita Malaviya, opens her first surf camp, she tells us why she'd like to see more locals – especially women – take up the sport and reveals her favourite places to surf around the country<p>When Ishita Malaviya first picked up a surfboard, she could count …

These 5 Photos Will Make You Wish You Knew How to Surf

<i>His style has the ability to catapult the viewer into the moment. Ray Collins is creating some of the most prolific surf/lifestyle photos out there. GlobalYodel.com caught up with Ray to ask him about his photography and local town.</i><p><b>Global Yodel: Tell us about your photos Ray!</b><p>Ray Collins: I just …

28 Easy Mexican Recipes

Gallery28 Easy Mexican Recipes<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Have a hankering for some south-of-the-border flavors? We've got 28 no-fuss Mexican recipes to satisfy your cravings and round out your fiesta. Whether it's tacos, tortas, or tomatillo …

7 Ways to Ruin an Omelet—or to Cook It Perfectly

Omelets are theoretically an easy breakfast staple—but they are too easily ruined with these seven common mistakes<p>Omelets come in many shapes, sizes, and iterations. Your classic diner omelet is army-sized, studded with visible fillings and semi-browned. A French restaurant will serve you a small, …

Healthy

The superdust is popping up everywhere, including our new hemp milk chai.<p>By Aliza Abarbanel<p>Salads for breakfast, eggs for lunch, and nut butter on toast anytime is how we want to...<p>By The Healthyish Team<p>The halibut is brined briefly in salt water, which seasons it all the way through.<p>By Miles …

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Griddled lime chicken with chilli jam recipe

Succulent marinaded and griddled chicken, served with zingy chilli jam<p><i>Serves four</i><p>This is a good way to use my home-made chilli jam.<p>grated zest of 2 limes and juice of 1<br>3 cloves garlic, chopped<br>1½ tsp caster sugar<br>1½ tsp fish sauce<br>2½ tbsp groundnut or sunflower oil<br>4 chicken breast fillets <br>chilli jam, …

5 Warming Stew Recipes from Around the World

Wintry stews packed with flavors from around the world will heat up the coldest of nights.<p>There’s a lot to love about stew. You do work on the front and back ends, but mostly the pot just simmers on the stove, making your house smell good. The result is a warm, comforting dinner—the perfect winter …

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Herby chicken & butter bean soup

This rustic, chunky soup uses up leftover roast chicken and is packed with flavour from fresh rosemary, sage and thyme<p>Ingredients<p>1 leftover chicken …

13 Leftovers That Taste Better Cold

From pasta to steak to fried chicken, 13 leftovers that never need to be reheated—because they taste way better cold.<p>Yeah, we know: We told you how to reheat everything from pasta to pizza to pancakes. Some things are just better when they're hot. But not everything! Some foods—even if they were …

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