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Mary Berry's easy pancake recipe

Pancake Day has finally landed – it falls on February 13 this year – and is the ideal opportunity to test your skills in the kitchen.<p>This easy recipe, with only three ingredients, is perfect for any pancake-flipping novice. Just add lemon and sugar to keep the dish simple, or soak in syrup and …

3 easy ways to prep your home and yard for the cold weather

When it comes to prepping your home for winter, there are always plenty of to-do items on the list. But where do you start? Kevin O'Connor of This Old House stopped by the TODAY show this week to share his top three easy and affordable projects that homeowners can do to winterize their homes and …

Houseplants

The top 11 restaurants for brunch in Yorkville

Brunching in Yorkville doesn't need to be a lavish affair, although if you've got the dough why not drop it on a lobster Benny? The neighbourhood …

The top 23 fishmongers in Toronto by neighbourhood

A reliable fish monger is a good friend to have, and every Toronto seafood lover should be able to call on a local expert to answer questions and …

Seasonal Food

How to Make Creamy Risotto Without a Recipe

Risotto may seem fancy, but it's actually super simple to make. Memorize this easy technique and you'll never have to look at a recipe for risotto …

10 Trips That Will Actually Change Your Life

1 of 9<p>Beijing, China<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Tanzania, Africa<p>3 of 9<p>Cairo, Egypt<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Patagonia, Argentina<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 9<p>Ha Long Bay, …

Three Cup Chicken

The eponymous “cups” in this recipe’s name denote equal parts soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine. It’s a potent, salty and savory braised chicken …

Desert lions, desperate times

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27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Slow Cooker Kalua Pig

Wow. Bite for bite, I honestly don’t think I can come up with an easier recipe than this one. All you need is a big pork roast, a few slices of …

Slow Cookers

No Breading, No Frying, No fussing Eggplant Parmesan

And one more thing: no salting.Monday’s <i>Cooking</i> newsletter brought to my attention an old Marian Burros recipe for eggplant parmesan adapted from a …

Crock Pot Carnitas

Combine salt and spices in a small bowl then mix well. Rub the roast with oil then coat with spice mixture. Cover and refrigerate roast to marinate …

Smoky Clams for Two

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>This recipe is a great use of one of my favorite ingredients, smoked paprika—plus, my husband loves it. It's so simple and easy, and delicious when served with some crusty, warm bread and a salad.<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> The sauce is delicious and the smoked paprika makes the dish. This recipe …

Recipes

Shrimp Boil Skewers Recipe

All the components of a shrimp boil—shrimp, corn, andouille, and potatoes—come together on a single stick.<p><b>Read more: Grilling: Shrimp Boil Skewers</b><p>Ingredients2 teaspoons paprika2 teaspoon Kosher salt1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon onion powder1 teaspoon dried thyme1/2 teaspoon ground black …

The Best Ribs Are the Ones You Make in the Oven

Who says you need a grill to cook good ribs? The lack of outdoor space for a grill at my apartment led me to pass up a good many recipes for …

Outdoor Spaces

Mexican Chocolate Churro Rounds

• 1 cup water<br>• 2 tablespoons brown sugar<br>• 1/3 cup butter<br>• 1 cup flour, plus more as needed<br>• 1 egg<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• pinch salt<br>• pinch nutmeg<br>• canola or vegetable oil, for frying<br>• 1/4 cup sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon<br>• small shake of cayenne (a little goes a long way)<br>• regular shake of unsweetened cocoa powder (1/2 …

Recipes

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Hubble Space Telescope

21 Muffin Tin Dessert Recipes That Are Quick And Easy

The best things in life come in batches.

Dessert

Thailand's best spots to visit this summer, far from the seashore

<i>Phanom Rung Historical Park</i><p>SUPER SUNRISE<p><b>Phanom Rung Historical Park, Buriram</b><p>The largest and best-preserved Khmer temple complex in Thailand, …

Dad Post: Everything You Need to Know About Navigating Bangkok's Public Transportation Like a Pro - Angelina Travels

One of the first things I do when I research a trip destination is become familiar with the local tourist scams. When my research repeatedly …

Exploring Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, located in Northern Thailand, is an intriguing and unique destination. It’s a favorite on travel lists for its rich cultural heritage. …

10 Vegetables That You Can Regrow Again And Again

I love using kitchen scraps to start new plants as a fun gardening activity. Growing your own vegetables is the best way to ensure a regular supply …

Beef Gravy Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and whisk together, making sure to get all visible lumps.<p>Add salt and pepper.<p>Cook over medium …

How to Make an Aussie Meat Pie From Scratch, Part II: Savory Short Crust

<i>Part II of my three-part</i> <i>Aussie Meat recipe series</i><p>Why, oh, why is it called a "short" crust? I have no idea. One website says it's short for "shortening" but really, what crust doesn't have shortening in it? The only difference I can see from my regular piecrust is that it has more water and a bit …

Recipes

Asia's 50 Best Announces 2015 Award Winners

This morning/last night Singapore-time, Asia's 50 best announced its list for 2015. <b>Gaggan</b> in Bangkok — which was third on last year's list — took home the top spot. Narisawa in Tokyo kept its second place standing, while last year's first place winner, Nahm in Bangkok, was bumped down to seventh …