Mark Stanbridge

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The Secret to Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Every Time

Have you ever eaten a pork chop that’s oddly reminiscent of shoe rubber? Even if it's swimming in a sauce or covered with an exotic spice rub, …

Cooking

10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Cooking

Beef Wellington Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> My take on this classic dish is just that: classic. Beef tenderloin is wrapped in an herby, shallot-heavy mushroom duxelle, then wrapped inside two pieces of puff pastry. You can use homemade or store-bought. Blitz puff pastry, rough puff, and even pie dough can be used as the pastry …

Pastry

30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

Nutrition

How To: 22 Features You Probably Overlooked on Your Samsung Galaxy

TouchWiz might not be the Android skin of choice for hardcore aficionados, but the Galaxy's OS still has a ton of great features up its sleeve that …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit<p>We all want to start a fitness regime, but with our busy lives it becomes difficult, we feel it is a time …

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

The Kettlebell Workout That Will Seriously Build Your Shoulders

The shoulder press is a staple of traditional strength-training routines. But heavy loads and form mistakes can cause this exercise to place …

10 Great Reasons to Acquire an Omega Speedmaster Right Now

0<p>SHARES<p>The Omega Speedmaster, one of the coolest sports watches ever produced, achieved its iconic status when it was the first watch to be worn on …

Sweet potato and chickpea curry - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>1 tbsp light olive oil<br>• 1 large red onion, finely sliced<br>• 1 large leek, sliced<br>• 1tbsp mild curry paste – or more if you like your food a bit …

Food

19 Healthy Soups That Won't Weigh You Down, Literally

Between the seven-layer dip you housed on Saturday night and polishing off a box of chocolates on Sunday (worth it), there’s a good chance you might …

Six of the best rice bowl recipes

For each recipe, you need 400g Japanese white rice, cooked by the absorption method: rinse the rice until the water runs clear, put in a saucepan with 520ml water, then cover with a lid and bring to a boil on a high heat. Listen to check that it’s boiling – do not remove the lid – then reduce the …

Onions

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

10 Simple Things to Do Every Day to Lose Weight (and Keep It Off!)

You've made the decision to lose weight, and you are so pumped right now! Great, so how do you begin? What should you eat? How should you work out? …

This Super-Simple Orange Cake has a Kooky, Genius Secret Ingredient

For all of us who can't get enough of juicy-sweet citrus season, there is a cake for us. I don't think we could make a brighter, moister, more deliciously-riddled-with-orange cake if we tried.<p>You might be thinking this is one of the genius breed of cakes made with whole citrus boiled for hours to …

Dessert

The best running shoes for men, women, long distance and trails

It’s often said that running is free, you just step out of the door and go. Sorry to break it to you, but that isn’t quite true. While you might not …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

<b>1. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)</b> <br>An engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s “neighbours from hell” – mankind.<p><b>2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)</b><br>This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of …

Literature

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Best Ever 20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Whisk the honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger (if using) together in a medium bowl.<p>2<p>Done<p>Place shrimp in a large zipped-top bag or …

11 Stuffed Pepper Recipes That Are Full of Flavor

Keeping things exciting in the kitchen is tough, especially when you’re trying to prep a week’s worth of meals. But you don't have to settle for …

Cooking

The Only Kettlebell Routine You'll Ever Need

We challenge you to find a piece of fitness equipment that’s more versatile—or more effective—than the kettlebell. You won’t.<p>“A single kettlebell can be used to develop max strength, muscular endurance, and cardiovascular capacity and power,” explains Karen Smith, a master kettlebell instructor …

Workouts

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Surprisingly Light Slow Cooker Recipes for Spring

Slow cooker recipes are synonymous with winter because of the comforting ingredients, but a few simple swaps make those recipes lighter and fresher, …

How to Make Pulled Pork

Chef Sean Brock is a Carolina-barbecue scholar, too. Here, his grill-and-oven method for Carolina pulled pork, plus three key sauces.

7 Kettlebell Swing Workouts in Under 10 Minutes (No. 7 is Superb)

As you know the Kettlebell Swing is <b>one of the most effective kettlebell exercises</b> and so kettlebell swing workouts are a great way to capitalise on …

Workouts

Opec faces a mortal threat from electric cars

The oil cartel is living in a time-warp, seemingly unaware that global energy politics have changed forever<p>OPEC remains defiant. Global reliance on oil and gas will continue unchanged for another quarter century. Fossil fuels will make up 78pc of the world’s energy in 2040, barely less than …

Oil

Marketing the myth of serotonin, the ‘happy chemical’

If serotonin is the "happy chemical," then boosting our serotonin levels should keep depression at bay. After all, low serotonin brings on the blues, right?<p>But the truth is, depression is not a serotonin deficiency. The idea that depression is caused by low serotonin levels is based on flimsy …

How to Eat What You Want AND Not Gain Weight Over the Holidays: Your Step-by-Step Guide

<b>Holidays, whether mid-year or year-end, are usually associated with one thing: food.</b><p>Plenty of it.<p>And if you're a chronic over-eater (like I was) with a tendency to lose control when faced with a buffet line, this season is also associated with plenty of anxiety, fear and guilt.<p>Having struggled with …