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Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

National BBQ Week: the very best barbecue recipes for hot summer days

The sun is out and so thoughts naturally turn to eating - and cooking - al fresco.<p>Don't just throw a few boring bangers on the barbecue though: a simple marinade can transform even the cheapest cuts of meat, while vegetables like asparagus and peppers are also delicious when grilled.<p><b>The best</b> …

BBQ

Cakes ready in one minute with new baking kit

Mary Berry would perhaps not approve, but for those who despair at slaving away in the kitchen for less than perfect deserts there could be an answer to their prayers.<p>The “One Minute Cake Maker” allows those wanting to impress their guests to create a desert in just seconds in the microwave.<p>Baking …

Dessert

Easy Meals and Easy Recipes

Cedric Angeles<p>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p><b>The Situation:</b><br>Important Business Dinner<p><b>Perfect Meal to Make:</b><br>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p>The right meal (and the proper presentation) shows you're sophisticated and serious about your career, and that you have creativity and flair. Sealing fish …

Nutrition and Food, Well-Done

Eat like a (healthy) man. Men's Health can help<p>If you're looking for a certain food-swapping book franchise, it's been sold.<p>Men's Health remains committed to providing you with the best, most useful, and authoritatively excellent food and nutrition information available. Choose among these tasty …

Pulled Pork with Orange Barbecue Sauce

1.<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Season pork with salt and pepper. Add to a large, straight-sided skillet along with onion and 1 1/2 cups water. Cover with parchment-lined foil and transfer to oven. Cook 2 hours.<p>2.<p>Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine 1 teaspoon salt, juice concentrate, ketchup, …

BBQ

14 Chefs Reveal Their Secret Hangover Cures

Unlike most of us, chefs know how to whip up a remedy fast.<p>It happens, even to—some would say, <i>especially to</i>—culinary experts. Chefs keep weird hours. The work is hard and the nights are late. Plus there's the inherent sense of community found both intra- and inter-restaurant. A late night, lots of …

Alcohol

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

25 Gourmet Sandwiches for Guys

These 25 stacks may not be the healthiest, but they sure are delicious

Raspberry-Beaujolais Cheesecake Poptail Recipe

<b>Serves 10</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 cups raspberries<br>• 8 oz. simple syrup<br>• 6 oz. Beaujolais wine<br>• 1/3 cup cream cheese, at room temperature<br>• 1/3 cup heavy cream<br>• 4 Tbsp. …

Dessert

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Scientists say potential damage from naturally occurring fructose in apparently healthy drinks is being overlooked<p>Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn …

Roast tomato and baby gem salad recipe

A gloriously intense tomato salad.<p><i>Serves four-six</i><p>1 garlic clove<p>A few sprigs of thyme<p>1 dried chilli<p>2 tbsp good olive oil<p>2 tsp red wine vinegar<p>6 plum tomatoes<p>2 tbsp crème fraîche<p>1 tbsp Dijon mustard<p>3 heads of baby gem lettuce, washed and broken up by hand<p>A small handful of parsley leaves<p>Zest of 1 …

Tomatoes

Margherita risotto balls

These deep-fried, arancini patties, made with tomato arborio rice, have moreish melting mozzarella cheese middles.<p>Ingredients<p>1 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 onion, …

Linguine with watercress pesto recipe

Wholewheat linguine with a vibrant watercress pesto makes a satisfying and speedy supper.<p>I can't eat wholewheat pasta shapes – too chewy – but wholewheat linguine is lovely. It's slightly nutty, so a good thing in the autumn. The regular type works just as well, though.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>450g (1lb) …

Seafood

21 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life

And save you lots of time. Time that you can spend eating!

Onions

Michelin Guide 2014: Two stars for Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and Greenhouse

There were no new three-star restaurants on this year's list and no three-star restaurants lost any stars. The new one-stars also include Wilks, a …

Michelin

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweet Chili Slaw

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Cover the pork with the salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder and garlic powder. Sear the …

21 Smoothie Recipes That Are Actually Good

With ingredients like kale, apples, parsley, spinach, kiwi, and avocado, these 21 smoothie recipes are the quickest, easiest way to get in your fruits and veggies.<p><b>Ready in under ten minutes</b> and packed with fruits and veggies, these creamy drinks are our go-to for an easy breakfast (or snack). …

Healthy Eating

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking

Top 10 apples to grow in your garden

Henry Chevallier Guild, eighth generation of the apple-growing Aspall cider family says, Britain has one of the best climates in the world for apples. In the 19th century we used to make the most of that, with 2,500 different varieties listed in the UK, but that's now declined to only 12 that …

Gardening

How to throw away less food – and less money

Savvy Shopper: We bin food worth £700 a year on average, so how can we waste less?<p>Each year, British households throw away more than seven million tons of food. That's the equivalent of filling Wembley Stadium nine times with the contents of our rubbish bins.<p>If that wasn't bad enough, more than two …

Personal Finance

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking