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Quick, crispy salmon with dill pickled onions recipe from Donna Hay's new cookbook, The New Easy

Donna Hay’s new cookbook, The New Easy (HarperCollins, 2015), should appeal to all of her followers.

The Australian cookbook author is trying to make cooking faster and simpler in her 24th cookbook, but without any loss of flavour. 300 more words


Cranberry Almond Cake & Candied Oranges

I have a lot to be thankful for this year. Here’s the really short list because this is the closest I’m willing to get to a Thanksgiving post: 665 more words

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Season’s Eatings: Give the gift of good tastes made in Boulder County

(I have written a version of this story every holiday season for about 30 years for an array of Boulder publications. What has changed is that now there are so many more local culinary and artisan food gifts to give. 1,048 more words

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Auguste and the apples

Mr Snail went away last weekend to visit Sister of Snail, to help her de-clad a shed and start to turn the remaining frame into a fruit cage*. 369 more words

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Gurvinder Bhatia: Gift ideas for the wine lover

I’m not a big fan of the plethora of gimmicky wine gadgets on the market — like pewter neck collars, bottle openers that use compressed air, and ridiculous bottle wardrobes allowing you to play dress-up with your wine.  352 more words


Make dinner in 25 minutes: Recipe for skinny carbonara with peas, almonds and basil

Here’s a poser for you, prompted by this very recipe: At what point does a dish with “carbonara” in its name and some famously carbonara components become something else altogether? 473 more words


Hanukkah: Recipes for classic latkes with Greek, Indian and cinnamon-sugar variations

Around Hanukkah, we usually spend a lot of time thinking up new things to top our latkes with. After all, the potato pancakes themselves are pretty simple. 560 more words