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The Power of Passion

The impassioned person wastes no time on trivialities, never blames others for mistakes he makes, and gets excited about experimenting with new methods of achieving his goal. It's a fancy-hearted and fact-finding endeavor to live with passion.<p>Coach Benson, my high school track coach, loved to use …

10 Pumpkin Smoothies to Kick Off Fall RIGHT

How else would you celebrate autumn's arrival?<p>Summer's caput, which means fall is planning to make its triumphant return! So to welcome back this cooler season, here are 10 sinfully delicious pumpkin smoothies. Who needs a pumpkin spiced latte when you’ve got these frozen concoctions?<p>How about a …

Breakfast

FoodRECIPES

Chocolate profiteroles<p>Preparation time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Makes about 20 profiteroles<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>James Martin's profiteroles are as light as air, topped with chocolate and filled with a delicate orange cream.<p>By James Martin<p>From Sweet Baby James<p>Shopping list<p>Print …

FoodRECIPES

Real proper custard<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>10 to 30 mins<p>Serves<p>Makes 570ml/1 pint custard<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Try making Mary Berry’s foolproof, homemade custard, perfect for slathering on crumbles, pies and puddings.<p>Each serving provides 872 kcal, 33g protein, 65g carbohydrates (of …

Apple crumble & custard cupcakes

These extra-special cupcakes taste just like traditional crumble and custard - top with cream icing and apple-shaped biscuits<p>Ingredients<p>For the …

Apple Salad with Walnuts and Lime

6 Servings<p>An invigorating hit of citrus brings together crisp apples, toasty bread and nuts, and sharp cheese, making this one of our favorite recipes this year.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup walnut halves<p>2 crisp apples (such as Pink Lady or Honeycrisp), thinly sliced<p>4 scallions, thinly …

Recipes

The New Baker: Matcha-tea and pistachio butter biscuits

A recipe for sweet buttery biscuits with the umami flavour of matcha tea<p>If the term umami were applied to sweets these biscuits would be top of the list. Their flavour is a combination of sweet nuttiness and earthiness, which is nothing short of magical. The quantities here can easily be doubled, …

DIY Bed Canopy

Are you missing a headboard? Look no further than this sweet summertime refresher: a simple overhang canopy constructed with just a length of fabric …

Easy raspberry & ginger trifle cheesecake

This show-stopping cheesecake makes an impressive ending to any dinner party, buffet or barbecue. Prepare up to a day in advance.<p>Ingredients<p>150ml …

Dessert

Coconut naan bread recipe

This subtly sweet naan bread is the perfect accompaniment to and Indian curry<p>Our home is going through a spicy spell. It is as if, since 2014 began, we can’t eat enough curry. There is something about the colour and the excitement of combining spices; the way the different smell of each one …

Healthy recipes: sweet potato brownies

Sweet potatoes are an unusual but tasty key ingredient in these gluten-free brownies<p><i>Makes 10</i><p>If I were asked my favourite foods, the list would be: sweet potatoes, dates, cacao, raw brownies and avocado. So it seems natural to combine at least four of the five, which is exactly what<p>I did in these …

Olive oil recipes: carrot and parsnip cake

Adding vegetables to a cake is a really good way to keep things moist<p>This cake even uses olive oil in the icing – it’s surprisingly delicious. I like to mix carrot and parsnip, but you can use one or the other if you want.<p><i>Serves 10</i><p>300g/10 oz self-raising flour<p>2 tsp baking powder<p>1 tsp ground cinnamon<p>…

Steak au Poivre from Alex Hitz

The art of tableside cooking has all but vanished from restaurants. But who's to say you can't create that same magic at home?<p>Stunning, succulent, easy, elegant—these are but four words to describe that indescribable feeling of sophistication and accomplishment that this short preparation gives …

Spices

Beer Glazed Citrus Chicken with Orange Arugula Greens

Beer Glazed Citrus Chicken with Orange Arugula Greens.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 17, 2014 79<p>Oh hi. Here is proof that I didn’t live on the couch all last …

Chunky butternut mulligatawny

This spicy soup with basmati rice and apples is chunky, warming and wholesome - plus its low in fat and calories to boot.<p>Ingredients<p>2 tbsp olive or …

Mexican red pork with chilli and chocolate recipe

Chilli brings a kick, and chocolate a deep rich flavour to this Mexican pork dish<p>SERVES<p>6-8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1.5kg (3lb 5oz) braising pork cut into 4cm (1½in) cubes<br>• approx 1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil<br>• 1 large onion, roughly chopped<br>• 1 tsp ground cumin<br>• ½ tsp ground cinnamon<br>• ⅛ tsp ground cloves<br>• 4 garlic cloves, …

Strawberry Nutella Poptarts | DIY Valentines Day Ideas

More info and instructions about this great tutorial you can find in the source url - above the photo. DiyAndCrafts.com is a collection of the best …

How to Make Sugar Cube Scrubs | Craft Tutorials & Recipes

<b>Product benefits and overview.</b><br>These cute little cubes offer all of the benefits of a moisturising sugar scrub without the oily mess. Each one is a …

Adorable Valentine's Day Crafts & Snacks

Your kiddos will love crafting and eating these love-filled projects.<p>Teach your children that love is all around with a whimsical party of sweet valentine projects and charming eats and treats.

30 Renter Friendly DIY Ideas | A Beautiful Mess

<b>30 Renter Friendly DIY Ideas</b> | <i>A Beautiful Mess</i><p>I know I have a lot of renter-readers, so I knew y'all would love it! I know some of you get bummed by the fact that you can’t paint or wallpaper your place, but there are a ton of great ideas on how to bring colour and fun into your digs. I think that some bright yellow chairs are in my future…

22 Heart-Melting DIY Ideas for the Perfect Valentine Date Night

Since you already know what to do with your hair and how to paint your nails, it’s time to start thinking about all of those little details that will make your Valentine’s Day date night perfect. So, pull out those heart-shaped treats, and grab a pair of scissors. Here are 22 heart-melting DIY …

The British amateur who debunked the mathematics of happiness

Nick Brown does not look like your average student. He's 53 for a start and at 6ft 4in with a bushy moustache and an expression that jackknifes between sceptical and alarmed, he is reminiscent of a mid-period John Cleese. He can even sound a bit like the great comedian when he embarks on an …

Nigel Slater's lamb with spiced parsnip mash recipe

The recipe<p>Peel 800g of parsnips, cut them into large pieces and boil or steam for 15 minutes or until they are soft enough to mash. Put the cooked parsnips in the bowl of a food processor or mixer, add 50g of butter, a little salt and a generous grinding of black pepper, then process or mash to a …

Speedy weeknight suppers: kale, king prawn and cashew stir fry

Kale brings depth to a whole host of dishes. Try stir-frying it with prawns for a quick and satisfying dinner<p>With its dark green leaves, frostbitten and curly, kale is a hardy winter survivor often neglected in the kitchen. This is perhaps because the hardiness needed to get through the cold season …

A Chewy, Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie That’s Just 106 Calories

Because you know you want one…<p>Really craving a chocolate chip cookie right about now…but don’t want to go AWOL on your resolution to eat better in 2014? We have the perfect solution for you: these slimmed-down chocolate chip cookies from Anjali Shah, a certified health coach and the genius behind …

Dessert

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 …

Cake recipes

Chilli roast pork belly with clove apples recipe

A wonderfully spiced recipe for roasted pork belly and apples<p>If you don’t have the ribs, you might want to rest the pork on a few sliced onions.<p><i>Serves 6-8</i><p>1 tsp fennel seeds<p>1 tsp dried chilli flakes<p>A splash of oil<p>1.5kg/3½ lb pork belly, skin scored, ribs detached but reserved<p>1 tsp cloves<p>6 apples, …

12 Inspiring Quotes About Fear

Fear is universal: we have all experienced being held captive by our own terrors! The inspiring quotes below will help you the next time you are …

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