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30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …


12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on

Living Rooms

13 One-Hour DIYs To Upgrade Your Home Office

If you've got an hour and a dull home office, these 13 projects will make a huge improvement.<p><b>1. Cork Trivet Pencil Holder</b><p><i>Design for Mankind</i><p>Keep losing your pens? This cork trivet DIY from Design for Mankind will keep your favorite pens and pencils front-and-center. You'll need a drill, but beyond …

12 Tips For Creating The Ultimate Homework Station

Creating a stylish and streamlined space for your kids.<p>Help kids concentrate on their homework by creating a stylish and streamlined space for all their studying needs.


Creme caramel

It was the French who took vanilla production from its origins in Mexico to Africa, hence its presence in all their classics: millefeuille, îles flottantes – and crème caramel, which is easily my favourite baked custard pudding.<p>EQUIPMENT<p>You will need a Pyrex glazed ceramic or metal mould that can …

The 8 Best Foods to Eat When You're Sick

Add these to your diet to feel better faster.<p><i>By Cindy Shih from The Greatist</i><p>Even if you do your best to fight off the flu and the winter blues, it's almost inevitable that you'll get at least a mild sniffle at some point this season. When you're sick, your body needs more calories to function …


Six marinade recipes for a summer barbecue

Six ways to spice up your barbie this summer<p>The right marinade can elevate a barbecue from a charcoal-flavoured disaster to an alfresco feast. A good one will sprinkle stardust on your grill, whatever the weather.<p>Below are six marinades that I love to use, from a date and tamarind concoction that …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …


Seven unmissable dive sites in the Cayman Islands

Locals will tell you the Cayman Islands offer the best scuba diving in the Caribbean. Given the triumvirate of islands boasts a unique dive site for every single day of the year – and this isn’t just marketing speak – it’s easy to believe them.<p>Already a go-to destination for stingray spotting and …

Pink Lady food photography awards: the shortlist - Telegraph

Food Photography

10 Easy Pieces: Freestanding Wooden Clothing Racks

The humble wooden clothing rack is a design-worthy addition to your entryway or boudoir: here are 10 we’ve bookmarked recently.<p>Above: A rack with …

Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …


The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

Firm up your booty and tighten your abs with these ten targeted moves<p>Ready to work your booty? We've got ten moves that'll blast your buns (and work your abs while you're at it). Follow along with this workout—first do the four warmup moves, and then get down to the hard work with three killer …


15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you


The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

Extraordinary rainbows of the natural world

Sunday Sauce with Sausage and Braciole

8 Servings<p>Ask anybody’s nonna: Making Sunday sauce is not an exact science. You can use other meats—like thick pork chops or short ribs—in place of or in addition to the ones listed here.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups fresh breadcrumbs<p>½ cup finely grated Pecorino<p>⅓ cup finely chopped fresh …


Atul Kochar's murg tariwala recipe

You can't go wrong cooking this home-style chicken curry, which I learnt from my mother<p>The chicken curry recipe is close to my heart. I have learnt this recipe from my mother’s techniques of sautéeing spices and cooking the onions until the right colour to get the perfect consistency of the sauce. …

Want a taste of the world’s best spicy food?

Can’t handle the heat? Then it may be wise to get out of the kitchen, as our latest book shows you exactly how to create the world’s most scorchingly delicious dishes. To celebrate the release of Lonely Planet’s guide to <i>The World’s Best Spicy Food</i>, we’re giving you a sneak peek at some of the …

Parsi scrambled eggs recipe

Pep up scrambled eggs with a dash of chilli, some garlic and softened tomatoes<p><i>Serves two</i><p>15g (½oz) butter<br>½ small onion, finely chopped<br>½-1 red chilli (depending on how hot you like it), halved, deseeded and finely chopped<br>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<br>2 plum tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and finely …

10 ways to teach your child to eat well

It’s not enough to get kids to eat their vegetables. Here are 10 ways you can improve your child's diet using just the internet and resources in your community.<p>Children with strict parents are more likely to be overweight, a <b>new study has claimed</b>.This warning comes weeks after British parents were …

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

See how many you can check off so far

Women's Health

Baking Club special: your baking questions answered

One word keeps recurring in the questions and conundrums you’ve sent in to the Baking Club over the past two years: Help!<p>The cry “Help!” says a lot about fear of failure. So I hope some of the answers here in this Baking Club special may bring peace of mind in an area of cooking that can be the …