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Recipes and Ideas for Entertaining

Easter is a great excuse to get excited about the season’s bounty of produce and cook up a feast for friends and family.   With lamb and spring fruit and vegetables at their peak it’s no surprise they take centre stage on most Easter menus. With that in mind we’ve taken …

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11 Sweet and Savoury Recipe Ideas

Cooking with cream cheese couldn’t be easier. It’s the versatile ever ready dairy ingredient that happily lends itself to both sweet and savoury cooking. From rich cream cheese frosting to light pasta sauces and dips it’s a useful fresh kitchen ingredient to have stored in the fridge for when fuss free …

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11 Ideas from Potatoes to Seafood

If you love nothing more than a bubbly golden cheesy topping and crunch on your oven ready dishes, look no further than an “au gratin.” Au gratin, pronounced “oh GRAH-tan”, refers to any dish baked with a golden topping of seasoned breadcrumbs and cheese.  It’s hugely adaptable and can elevate …

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Raisin Recipes:15 Sweet and Savory Ideas

Raisins are the great stalwart of the store cupboard. The dried white grapes not only keep well, but they also lend themselves to a variety of sweet and savoury raisin recipes with global influences. Most cooks have a stash of raisins knocking around in the kitchen cupboards somewhere – perfect for …

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8 Holiday Breakfast Ideas to Feed a Crowd

  How did your home get this crowded with guests, and so early in the morning? Don’t panic: With a bit of advance planning and prep work, a festive, hearty breakfast for guests can be as easy as turning on the oven.   Keep in mind a few ground rules. First, remember …

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Festive Food Experiences: 13 Unique Christmas Ideas

Christmas is coming. The trees are up, the fairy lights are twinkling, the mulled wine is flowing and the goose is getting fat.  With that in mind we’ve put together some festive food experiences on offer around Europe riding that magical Christmas wave in the run up to the big …

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How to use Vanilla Beans: 5 Fragrant Ideas

Vanilla is an integral spice in baking, it perfumes the most gourmet of desserts, from vanilla pudding cake to magic cupcakes, with panache. Vanilla is also a very pricey ingredient, and while it lasts well for up to a year, you might be wondering what else you can do with this island spice, …

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12 Grilling Ideas For The Ultimate Party

Are you planning to host an 4th of July party? We’ve got the grilling recipes that will make for an epic barbecue. From grilled vegetables and juicy burgers to barbecued meats and delicious grilled fruit, these recipes are guaranteed to be a hit with your guests. Be sure to load …

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16 Graduation Party Food Ideas To Celebrate School is Over

Celebrate that special graduate in your life by throwing a bash as grand as their accomplishments. What type of food should you serve at a graduation party? We’ve got plenty of ideas for tantalizing appetizers, main courses and desserts that are perfect for special occasions such as this one. For …

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Go green: 10 fun houseplant ideas

Houseplants are having a moment. Not that they ever went out of style, per se, but thanks to millennials, home greenery is back with a vengeance. And we’re not talking about your grandma’s ferns. From whimsical air plants to vertical succulent walls, we’ve rounded up 10 houseplant ideas that will beautify your space and clean …

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