Lorna Mackay

165 Flips | 13 Magazines | 13 Likes | @hasselfree | Keep up with Lorna Mackay on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Lorna Mackay”

Perfect Pigs in a Blanket

• Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.<br>• Remove the cocktail franks from their package and pat them dry with a paper towel. Poke 1-2 small holes in each frank and set aside.<br>• Unroll each pastry sheet onto a clean work surface. Take a cocktail frank and measure out a little less than the width of it on the …

Quick Pot Sticker Soup Recipe

"This quick and delicious soup whips up really quick. I add some egg rolls to round out the meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon sesame oil<p>1 onion, chopped<p>2 …

Do You Need to Put Onions in the Fridge?

If there's one thing I've learned at my time at Extra Crispy, it's that Americans tend to refrigerate lots of things that you don't actually need to …

The Unexpected Tool You Need For Making The Creamiest Egg Salad

When it comes to crowd-pleasing sandwiches, Southerners know exactly what they're doing. We pick up Mama's recipe cards, find her egg salad, chicken …

Don't Respond To Texts You Receive From Facebook

If you get a text from Facebook, then you probably don't want to respond — even if your response is something along the lines of "Stop texting …

Anna Olson's Very Best Cupcake Recipes

<b>1</b> of <b>17</b><p>Fluffy Vanilla Cupcakes<p><p> Who says vanilla is boring? Light and moist, a batch of these airy cupcakes will surely please any crowd. The trick …

Dessert

Avocado, The World’s Healthiest Food You Never Knew About

The existence of avocado dates back to 10,000 BC, while its cultivation occurred in parts of central and southern America. This fruit reached …

Your winter garden may be quiet, but your winter soil is brimming with life

One of the rituals that gardeners endure every winter is to periodically brave bitter temperatures and biting winds to check their plants to see what …

This One Thing Will Help You Keep Your Cast-Iron Skillet in Perfect Shape

I have a go-to cast-iron skillet that I love and rely on, one that I use several times a week for everything from hash to skillet pizza to seared …

Eat One Banana a Day- Natural Remedy for Heart and Blood Vessels Health

Bananas are really important for the persons who suffer from cardiovascular diseases because they have vasodilatation effects and an excellent …

How to stop websites from using your computer to mine Bitcoin (and more)

Mining cryptocurrencies is a great way to earn small amounts of residual income (that could possibly be worth much more in the future). This is becoming an alternative revenue source some websites (and people with more nefarious intentions) are banking on.<p>Salon.com, for example, is giving readers …

How to Make Your Photos Look More Professional

If you look at your photos and think, "These don't look like the ones I see from the pros," then you've got a little work to do.But don't think that …

Tutorials

Why winter is a smart time to garden

If the ground’s not frozen, go ahead and plant.<p>Before you settle down to your long winter's nap, there's something you should do. Take advantage of …

Adjusting Global Edge Refinements Settings in Adobe Photoshop

Selecting objects in Adobe Photoshop is one of the most common tasks you’ll face as an editor. Luckily, the folks at Adobe have created a very robust …

Tutorials

Potato roses with bacon butter

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Grease six 185ml (3/4 cup) Texas muffin pans. Combine the melted butter and parmesan in a bowl. …

Recipes

Rejoice! You Can Finally Make These Top-Secret Hillstone Recipes at Home

The good news: We got ahold of 8 top-secret Hillstone recipes. The bad news: Even we couldn't get a copy of that infamous spinach-artichoke dip recipe.<p>When deputy editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> set out to learn the secrets of America's favorite restaurant, Hillstone (you might know it as Houston's, R+D …

Cooking

This Is The ONLY Way You Should Be Frying Your Eggs

Your breakfast won't know what hit it.<p>Just when you thought eggs couldn't be any more incredible or edible, a video emerges forth from the Internet ready to scramble your whole belief system.<p>And as if to vouch for its significance, the video below was posted to Instagram by not one celebrity chef, …

Eggs

Easy Chicken Chow Mein Recipe

<b>1</b> In a bowl, season chicken with salt and pepper. Add egg white and cornstarch, and mix until well coated. Set aside.<p><b>2</b> In a wok over high heat, heat …

Recipe: Beef empanadas

Beef empanadas are favourites throughout Spain and Latin America.<p>Their delicious flavours and flaky pastry shells have led them to become beloved …

How to get the Google Images ‘view image’ button back in Chrome

Google recently removed the convenient ‘view image’ button in Images, but thankfully there’s a Chrome extension that brings it back. Here’s how it all works…<p>Steps to get the Google Images ‘view image’ button back<p>Download Chrome<br>• Add the ‘View Image’ extension<br>• Enjoy the photos<p>1. Download Chrome<p>As the …

Chrome Web Store

Make The Best Potato Salad With This Secret Ingredient

When good friends and good food come together, chances are there will be a big bowl of potato salad in the middle of the table. As much a picnic menu …

7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a couple nylon walls away. That’s no way to sleep beneath the …

10 MOST NUTRIENT DENSE FOODS ON THE PLANET

Losing weight is a struggle that a lot of people go through at some point in their lives, including me. I have often tried to follow the common …

Cancer breakthrough as new vaccine teaches body's immune system to destroy tumors

Induced pluripotent stem cells train the body to attack tumours and could hold the key to a breakthrough cancer vaccine.<p>Stem cells which train the …

Crisp Chinese pork

Belly is the cheapest pork roasting joint and, as it’s rich, a little goes a long way, making it perfect for Sundays and dinner …

The Right Way to Get Your Whole Grains

You know you should be eating more whole grains for the fiber and other nutrients they provide. For many people that means eating whole wheat bread …

Nutrition

16 Stuffed Breads to Make You Feel All Warm Inside

You heard it here first: Merely topping bread is <i>so</i> 2014. Ring in the new year with a hot out of the oven trend — stuffed bread. While pizza and fancy toast will always have a special place in our hearts, it’s time to show these 16 yum-stuffed creations a little love. From breakfast to dessert, …

Breakfast

How to make the perfect dan dan noodles | Felicity Cloake

A quick noodle dish laced with smoky chilli oil and tingly Sichuan pepper is the ideal choice for Chinese new year<p>If you’re not familiar with dan dan noodles, or if you’ve had this fiery, aromatic and addictively savoury snack in a restaurant but never made it yourself, this column will change your …

Chinese New Year