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The Joy of Cooking With Food Scraps

The Danish chef Mads Refslund provides plenty of practical advice for using food waste in his new book, “Scraps, Wilt & Weeds.” There are recipes using often discarded items — like cabbage cores, potato skins and carrot tops — as well as tips for making preserved lemons from juiced halves and ways …

A Corned Beef for Today

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox, register here.</i><p>Good morning. I wrote about corned beef for the Food section of The Times that we delivered to our subscribers this morning: a …

What if You Could Make Great Corned Beef?

Corned beef and cabbage is the scent of St. Patrick’s Day. A low, spicy pong of coriander and pepper, garlic and beef that carries a sweet, vegetal steaminess: the smell of low tide, ambrosia or a middle-school cafeteria, depending on your experience. For a large number of Americans, particularly …

Cheers! Pub saved by its customers rated best in the UK

Camra’s top accolade goes to George & Dragon, in Hudswell, Yorkshire, which was rescued from bankruptcy<p>A small north Yorkshire village pub which was saved by its local community after going bankrupt has been named the best in the UK.<p>The George & Dragon, in Hudswell, closed in 2008 after the owners …

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Recipes for perfect coq au vin, beef bourguignon, tarte tatin & more - free with the Observer tomorrow https://t.co/iCiYIHxDGk

13 Irish-Inspired Recipes to Serve at Your St. Paddy’s Dinner Party

In college, St. Paddy’s day meant chugging back green beer at a local pub. (And we’re sure we all collectively shiver at the thought of it.) But now that those days are gone and we’ve swapped the dyed beer for some ultra smooth Guinness, we can celebrate with charm. Throw your dinner party hat on, …

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Going to the pub is officially good for you, according to Oxford University researchers

It turns out that going to the pub might actually be good for you—and no, it's not because red wine boosts this or that aspect of your health.<p>Oxford …

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5 walks around Edinburgh with great pubs along the way

Bob Steel, a member of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and author of Edinburgh Pub Walks, offers a guide to five of his favourite city walks that …

The Lamb, Eccles, pub review

The Lamb, spectacularly rebuilt in 1906, is a wonderfully preserved example of full-on Edwardian extravagance. It’s a tall-chimneyed stately pile of red brick and terracotta on the outside, and a symphony of woodwork, polished brass and etched glass on the inside.<p>English Heritage lists it, The …

10 of the best Glasgow real ale pubs

We love real ale and think you should too, here are ten of the best pubs to grab a pint or two in Glasgow.<p>Don’t get us wrong we love being ahead of …

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Artist Chris Langley preserves Cardiff's pubs in paintings

<b>An artist is hoping to preserve the history of Cardiff's pubs through an exhibition.</b><p>Christopher Langley, from Pontypridd, teamed up with publican James Lovegrove to put the paintings together.<p>The Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) said two pubs close every week in Wales.<p>Mr Langley has painted 13 so far, …

12 Must Visit Pubs in Central London - Drinking & Nightlife | Just Opened

12 ‘Must Visit’ Pubs in London<p>By Brittany Bokzam<p>lApparently there are over 7,000 pubs in London, and until three weeks ago, I would have been fairly …

This Soup Was Made Specifically With Garlic Lovers In Mind

<i>*Recipe excerpted from Healing Bone Broth Recipes, by Sharon and Reb Brown of Bonafide Provisions</i><p>I think what makes this soup so wonderful is the …

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This map shows the London postcodes with the most lost pubs

London loses ten pubs every week, according to the Campaign for Real Ale. The majority are converted into flats or supermarkets, or knocked down …

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The 2017 Cocktail Trends You Need to Know

It’s time to peer into the crystal ball and think about what we might find in our glasses in 2017. After a <b>tumultuous 2016</b>, here’s a look at some …

7 unusual gin cocktails to make with tea, rice cakes, fruit and vegetables

<b>Gin cocktails just got a little fancy – with chai tea, lapsang souchong and lemon grass.</b><p><b>Beefeater Gin</b> has come up with an array of new cocktail …

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18 of the cosiest pubs with rooms in the UK

Crisp walks in the countryside, red wine by a roaring fire - winter is the perfect time to book a room in a pub and get away from it all.<p>It's even …

The 20 best food books of 2016

Observer Food Monthly’s choice of recipe collections, reference books and all things food-related. Gift wrap them, or keep them for yourself<p>Sweetbitter <b>Stephanie Danler</b> One World, £12.99<br>A coming-of-age novel that’s as much about falling in love with the restaurant industry. The protagonist, Tess, is …

Roast Pheasant With Orange & Onion Marmalade - Great British Chefs

This autumnal dish from Shaun Rankin pairs the gaminess of the pheasant meat with a rich, tangy and aromatic conserve in this roast pheasant recipe. …

Warm up with this rich potato green chile soup recipe for Meatless Monday

Sometimes dinner doesn't get any better than a bowl of soup. This recipe, from La Casa Sena in Santa Fe, N.M., combines tender potatoes that are puréed with heavy cream to form the base for this rich and satisfying soup, with roasted diced chiles folded in for subtle heat. It's perfect for Meatless …

Campaign for Real Ale launches new book about historic pubs

BEER campaigners have unveiled their latest edition of <i>Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs</i>.<p>The book, released by the Campaign for Real Ale, explores …

Cask ale market grows to £1.7bn a year

That’s according to the latest research from beer quality accreditation scheme Casque Mark, which found that cask now accounts for more than half the …

The best books on food of 2016

From fresh central Asian flavours to pies from the deep south, cookbooks open up new mouthwatering worlds for Felicity Cloake<br>• Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?<p>A lot has been said in recent years about the death of the cookbook – the blithe assumption being that, with 43,500,000 …

Warm Up With 17 Hot Boozy Cocktails

Late 2017 means it’s time for <b>hot cocktails</b>. Setting Austin’s mild winter aside, the city does occasionally encounter cold fronts and freezing rain, so it’s best to warm up with a drink or two. This leads to comforting toasty drinks like spiked apple ciders, hot chocolates and buttered rums, mulled …

We Asked A Bartender To Explain All Those Fancy Bar Terms

A "dry" martini actually means it has less dry vermouth in it.<p>"Five cocktails everyone should know are the daiquiri, Negroni, Old-Fashioned, gin martini, and the new modern classic: the penicillin. Made with scotch, ginger, honey, and lemon, this was invented in NYC in the last 10 years, and any …

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Lighter Happy Hour Beverages You’ll Actually Want to Drink

“Let’s meet up for a drink!” Just six little words, but how many times a week do you find yourself saying them? Between work happy hours, friend hangs and dates, you probably spend a fair amount of time sipping cocktails. Sometimes you even mix up a <i>before</i>happy hour cocktail. And drink garnishes …

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