Jean Lee

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How do I quick pickle vegetables?

Thirty years ago, my mother made her superb zucchini pickles using a quick pickling method, which no one else bought into back then. Real pickling was (and is) a labour-intensive process – sterilizing jars, canning in water and keeping the finished product for a year on the shelf – but Mum just …

Food Preservation

If you love to read, you'll get lost in these 11 charming books about books

Our love for reading can’t possibly be contained to just one day. Every January 28th, we pose with our bookshelves on National Shelfie Day. In April, …

Books

How to record the screen on your iPhone in a few easy steps

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? Since iOS 11, Apple has offered a …

Apps

This week’s must-read books

<b>The Drama Teacher</b> <i><br>Koren Zailckas (fiction, Crown)</i><br>Gracie is an expert con woman, a mother of two who’s skilled at inventing new facades. When a stint …

Books

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

This is the only sugar scrub recipe you need for soft, silky skin

People have been taking advantage of the powers of exfoliation for thousands of years—like, so far back that ancient Egyptians were even sloughing …

Skin Care

India Hicks: 'I’ve lived in the Bahamas for 25 years, but I still feel fundamentally English'

The world I lived in as a child was very spoiled. But, on a personal level, I had a very unspoilt existence – thanks to my mum. When I was 12, I was bridesmaid to Prince Charles and Diana, and suddenly there was a lot of press interest in me; people wrote to me and I was on the cover of a magazine. …

Prince Charles

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Decoding serving sizes can be downright confusing—so we’ve devised a clever way to help you keep portion sizes in check.<p>If you’re buying a box of …

Nutrition

The 15-minute dish that will wow weeknight dinner guests

Presented by Perdue<p>Hosting your monthly book club or women’s circle at your place always <i>sounds</i> like a good idea—until it’s the night before and …

Love, Fiercely

• <b>Author:</b> Jean Zimmerman<p><b>The true story of the New York society couple portrayed in the John Singer Sargent painting—an architect and an heiress who became passionate reformers</b>. <br>Contemporaries of the Astors and Vanderbilts, they grew up together along the shores of bucolic Staten Island, linked by …

The Best Off-The-Beaten-Track Museums In London

Say goodbye to thronging crowds of tourists and make for the hills with these out-of-the-way museums. With the oldest sporting museum in the world, a …

I Stole My Pedicurist’s Secret to Smooth, Supple Feet

I’ve spent years trying to get a grip on my dry, calloused feet. I’ve cycled through all the usual methods — and the truth is that none of them are …

The Right People

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Birmingham<p><b>An enlightening and entertaining inside look at the lifestyles of America’s extremely wealthy from the bestselling author of “Our Crowd”</b><p>It’s no secret that the rich are different from the rest of us. But the rich, as author Stephen Birmingham so insightfully points out, …

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Nutrition

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Martha's Scottish Shortbread

A touch of rice flour is the secret to perfectly crisp shortbread. With such a short ingredient list, it's important to use the best-quality salted butter you can find.

Your Kids Will Obsess Over This Sneakily Healthy Sweet Snack — and It's Only 2 Ingredients!

Although I'm a grown, childless adult, I've already figured out how I'm going to keep my hungry kids at bay after school and virtually any other time of day — with a sneakily healthy but completely delicious "dessert" dip. This two-ingredient dip was introduced to me just under a week ago, and if I …

In Byron’s Wake by Miranda Seymour – the Lord’s ladies

Byron’s wife and daughter - Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace – can’t escape the shadow of the great libertine in this in-depth account of their lives<p>On 18 September 1814, Lord Byron was dining at his house, Newstead Abbey, with his apothecary and Augusta Leigh, the half-sister with whom he had …

County Durham

Visit the British Library’s ‘Harry Potter’ exhibit from your sofa

Assuming your Hogwarts letter got lost in the mail (it happens from time to time) and you still want a peek at The Boy Who Lived's coursework, Google has you covered. The search juggernaut has digitized the British Library's "Harry Potter: A History of Magic" exhibit and tossed it on the Google …

Don't ignore this gap when signing up for Medicare

If you recently signed up for Medicare and are considering a supplemental policy to reduce what you shell out for health care, don't dilly-dally.<p>When you first enroll, you get six months to purchase what's known as a Medigap policy — which helps cover the cost of deductibles, copays and coinsurance …

Health Care

Cleaning Out the Kindle Library

<b>Q.</b> <i>How do you delete Kindle books you have finished on an iPad?</i><p><b>A.</b> When you have completed an e-book and are ready to remove it from your iPad, open the iOS Kindle app and go to your library screen that displays your collection. Tap the Downloaded button at the top of the screen to see only the books …

How to tackle London's 10 best museums – from 'secret' exhibits to dodging the crowds

Planning a trip to one of London's museum heavyweights? Already hyperventilating at the thought of having to contend with selfie-snapping tourists and rambunctious school groups? Look no further than Telegraph Travel's guide to how to visit London's best museums like a pro. Here you'll find the …

Internet Stumped by Second-Grader's Homework Question

What better way to celebrate National Puzzle Day than with one of the toughest elementary-school math questions you'll ever read?<p>Helping your kids …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

6 baked goods that will make your gluten-free friends happy

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>Are you in need of a new gluten-free baked good to add to your arsenal? Here are six to try, hot and fresh from our archives:<p>Chocolate Almond Tweed Torte, above. Just seven ingredients make up this not-too-dense, chocolaty cake.<p>Gluten-Free Olive Oil Muffins. Light and …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Twenty-six words we don’t want to lose

After academics picked out 30 words that have been ‘lost’ from the English language, self-confessed ‘word geek’ Paul Anthony Jones reveals obscure yet delightful terms that also need to be saved from falling into disuse.<p>He sits next to a bookcase, flicking through titles long out of print. Like a …

Language