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Cookbook of the week: Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts

This week's featured cookbook is Gizzi Erskine's 'Skinny Weeks and Weekend Feasts'.<p>You’ve heard of the 5:2 diet (five days eating what you want, two days fasting)… Well, this is a back-to-front version of the same principle. Erskine, who made her name presenting <i>Cook Yourself Thin</i> on Channel 4, and …

The world's strangest foods to try before you die

Chipotle, Beef, and Bean Chili. Get the recipe: http://bit.ly/115s57F

Video: How to Poach Eggs, the Foolproof Method (Really!)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Wouldn't it be great if there was a poached egg method that works every time, and better yet, allows you to poach your eggs in advance, ready to be served at moment's notice?<p>I've wanted to write about poached eggs for a …

Alan Titchmarsh: there's nothing better than a nice cup of tea

Those who long for a skinny caramel latte can nip down the road to Starbucks and get their own.<p>Aside from Alan Bennett, there can be few Brits better qualified than Victoria Wood to celebrate the glories of a nice cup of tea, as she was last week on the box. Along with these two national treasures, …

On National Grilled Cheese Day, have a taste of the Grilled Aloha with pineapple and Canadian bacon, one of 10 epic combos!: http://bit.ly/115bSAP

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Banana Pancakes

More<p>Pancakes<p>Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.<p>Last week I faced a bit of a culinary quandry: to make banana pancakes or not to make banana pancakes. In the pro-banana pancake column: two super ripe bananas on my kitchen counter and my love of any type of banana baked good. In the con …

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Queen Mary 2 to make 200th Atlantic crossing

Next year is also the 100th anniversary of the first sailing of the four-funnelled Aquitania – which sailed on her maiden voyage to New York in May 1914.<p>The QM2 will mark her milestone transatlantic crossing from July 6-13 with special speakers and performers on board. The liner will also make two …

Happy Easter! Brunch on Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes. Get the recipe: http://goo.gl/RLU9S

Leftover lamb? Make these delicious lamb pitas: http://goo.gl/U92MF

blood orange margaritas

Is everyone on vacation without you? Are your social media feeds one big blur of the freckled faces of people you once <i>thought</i> you loved basking in …

Grilling: Duck Pastrami

With St. Patrick's Day coming up, I had the American tradition of corned beef on the brain, which made me think of other cured meats. For example, brisket done as pastrami and Montreal smoked meat.<p>Since my process for pastrami is already good, I kept things fairly similar for this duck pastrami, …

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Most doctors will gladly agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But breakfast is also the most fun meal of the day — and the most delicious. So why endure a sub-par cup of coffee and a lowly, dry-tasting muffin? Let’s redeem ourselves and make breakfast for dinner!<p>I like to …

Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese

<i>Some</i> folks will eat buffalo-flavored just about anything. You can count me out of that camp, with a few notable exceptions. I'll pop back some buffalo-flavored Combos when the mood strikes. Crispy Fried Buffalo Cauliflower is a smashing alternative to its more chicken-y brethren.<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>…

Want Softer, Shinier Strands? Add This Kitchen Staple to Your Hair Care Regimen

Last year Baze hailed coconut oil as the new magic beauty potion, and I'm going to go right ahead and hop on the bandwagon with her. When used in the raw, extra virgin, chock-full-of-good-fats form as a biweekly deep conditioner, this stuff is a veritable DIY hair miracle in a mason jar!<p>(This one's …