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11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Top 10 Irish lakelands experiences

#LiveWellGetOut<p>There’s more to water-based breaks than the sea, you know. Ireland's lakes are wild and wonderful playgrounds unto themselves...<p>The …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Ripped

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Ken Hom's Chicken fried rice recipe

The best chicken fried rice I have ever had was from a street food stall in China. Instead of tough, over-cooked chicken, with the fried rice as an afterthought, the dish was cooked fresh from scratch. The cooking time was literally minutes and the result was delicious. I have created a version …

Diana Henry: How to cook perfect steak

Mine is a steak-eating family. My mum thought it was one of the healthiest things you could consume – all that iron – and the best ‘husband food’ available.<p>Memories of family holidays now make me wince when I think that all four children often ordered steak in restaurants. My father would sometimes …

The Top 100 Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Games: #29 – Think!

With the graphical wizardry of <b>Nebulus</b> from Hewson served to us in our last instalment, you’d now expect our bar to be set pretty high in the <b>Your</b> …

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The ultimate roast pork

A classic recipe for pork shoulder with rosemary. Pork leg tends to be dry, so the moister shoulder is a better bet. Roast it slow and low.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6 with left overs<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2kg pork shoulder on the bone<br>• salt, pepper, 1tbsp finely chopped rosemary<br>• an onion and two carrots<br>• 500ml chicken stock<br>• 2tbsp</b> …

30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

New potato and chorizo hash with asparagus, poached egg recipe

Make use of the season's asparagus with this delicious hash recipe - it's just right for a long, lazy brunch<p><b>SERVES</b><p>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>600g new potatoes, scrubbed & halved or quartered if large<br>• 2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 red onion, chopped<br>• 2 cooking chorizo sausages (200-250g), skin removed & meat crumbled<br>• 2 tbsp …

Straight Up Triceps for Bigger Arms

One of the many trends in fitness these days is for every workout to have a clearly stated “functional” purpose. For example, Monday is lower-body …

Workouts

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Gaming beyond RetroPie

<b>RetroPie</b> is a very popular software among Raspberry Pi users. Retropie on Raspbian enables players to run various old games on Raspberry Pi …

The perfect dram: how to choose a whisky that's right for you

The whisky refusenik is often a victim of past experience. Perhaps as a first-timer, they were met at the bar by both an overwhelming complexity of flavour in the glass, and the intimidating rhetoric of a more seasoned “expert” whisky drinker next to them.<p>But they are denying themselves a drink …

Outdoor cooking: an expert guide to the best pizza ovens

In between April showers, with the long-anticipated arrival of spring taunting us, our thoughts turn to lazy, hazy barbecues and 2018's must have addition to your cooking-with-fire arsenal: the speciality pizza oven.<p>Stefano Ferrara Forni is the benchmark for quality Neopolitan pizza ovens. …

This Tropical Resort Can Be Yours for $49

Dream of owning your own tropical paradise, but don’t have the cash? Well, do you think you could scrounge up $49? That’s exactly how much one person …

Magic intense chocolate cake

Use a 20cm square cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 80g caster sugar<br>• 70g brown sugar<br>• 1 tbsp water<br>• 125g butter<br>• 70g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 40g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 500ml milk, at room temperature<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to …

Dessert

10 Crazy Good Burger Recipes

1<p>This gorgeous vegetarian burger begins with a soft, freshly baked sourdough roll and then we spread on plenty of zesty chickpea hummus blitzed up …

How to make chocolate spread

With only four ingredients, this spread is simple to whip up and keep in your fridge<p>MAKES<p>1 jar<p>INGREDIENTS<p>142g chocolate, chopped<br>• 166g double cream<br>• 47g sugar<br>• 2g salt<p>METHOD<p>Bring the double cream, sugar and salt to a boil. Pour over the chopped chocolate; whisk until smooth.<p>Emulsify with a hand …

Spicy Brown Butter? What Did We Do to Deserve This Gift?

Brown butter is a chef's secret weapon—and now it's yours, too.<p>Butter is good. Brown butter is better. Cooked to the breathtaking boundary between caramelized and burnt, it’s nutty and complex, the sultry signature flavor in French-y classics like <i>financiers</i>. But in 2016, brown butter isn’t just for …

How to make the ultimate roast potato

Forget the turkey and stuffing, the pigs in blankets and the cranberry sauce.<p>Isn't the best part of a Christmas lunch, in fact any roast, the humble potato, fluffy and piping on the inside and roasted to crunchy perfection on the outside?<p>Here's a fool-proof recipe for delicious, crunchy roast …

Beat the clock: family-friendly slow cooker ideas

<b>The Hughes family from Newbury face a dilemma that is common to many families – there just isn’t enough time in the day. Fortunately, nutritionist Catherine Jeans has some recipes to help beat the clock</b><p>The family<p>The Hughes family are from Newbury, Berkshire. Gareth, 39, is a project manager and …

How to Engage Your Core, Plus 7 Abs Exercises for a Stronger Middle

These abs moves and core strengtheners will help you have the best. Workout. Ever.<p>Have you huffed and puffed your way through hundreds of sit-ups …

The Most Overrated And Underrated Cuts Of Beef

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>Although most every beef cut has its time and place, some have wrongly developed lauded reputations and prime placement on restaurant menus, while others have been overlooked and under-eaten. Frankly, not all beef is created equal.<p>To take …

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From pork crackling to cockle popcorn: Britain's best pub snacks

In the last few years the humble pub snack has undergone a stunning and ravishing renaissance. Whereas it was once enough for licensees to stock peanuts, crisps and possibly a grey-looking pickled egg, standout snacks now include artisanal scotch eggs (made not just with pork), flavoured nuts and …

An American Classic: Washington, D.C.'s 'Half-Smoke'

<i>Half-smokes on the griddle at Ben's Chili Bowl</i><p>So there I was, attending a hockey game recently at the Verizon Centre in Washington, D.C., on a rare trip to the nation's capitol. Of course I wanted a hot dog and a beer between periods... and that's when I first saw the "half-smoke," sizzling on a …

How to make the perfect chocolate spread

The world loves Nutella, but by ditching the palm oil and adjusting the sugar content, you can enjoy an even tastier jar of dark delight<p>Though a surprising number of you share my mistrust of mushrooms and ambivalence towards the lobster, I’m fairly sure I’m the only person in the western world not …

Here's How Long Sex Lasts on Average, According to Science

Let's make on thing clear up front: good sex lasts as long as it needs to, depending on your preferences. But according to scientific research, sex …

Condoms

This Trick Will Change The Way You Cook Pasta Sauce

Pasta lovers, rejoice: There's a better--and much less labor-intensive way--to whip up delicious and creamy homemade tomato sauce from scratch. Here's what you need to do.<p><b>Step 1:</b> Go about your normal red sauce routine, combining ingredients--sautéed onion, garlic, crushed tomatoes, vodka, the works.<p>…

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6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …