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Staying Calm And Busy Through Coronavirus Panic: Amazing At-Home Activity Ideas To Get You Started Today

Cover in this Coronavirus freebie What we can do for ourselves and families As the coronavirus, COVID-19, makes its way across nations and around the world, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to remain calm and not panic. Many of us must stay in our homes to help slow the virus from spreading which is not […]

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How you can dehydrate mushrooms at home, and what to do with them after

Things happen, plans change and suddenly you’ve forgotten about those fancy mushrooms you’d bought three days ago. When you finally find your mushrooms squished to the back of the fridge and peer inside the bag . . . Some mushrooms are droopy, some are shrivelled, and some are looking just fine. Except, now there’s not enough […]

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Your Essential Gift Guide for Bakers Who Also Like to Cook

If you are shopping this holiday season for someone who loves to bake and cook then these gift ideas are practical, whimsical and, I hope, inspirational. Now, more than ever, gadgets make working in the kitchen easier and a whole lot more fun. Perhaps you know someone in your family who gets together with friends on a […]

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Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These walnut and chocolate chunk cookies are incredibly delicious! The first time I made these I fell in love with walnutsand I hope you do too. Why You Need More Walnuts in Your Diet A lot of people find walnuts taste slightly bitter and I’d been reading how, as a society, we now crave sweetness in […]

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Chocolate and Walnut Cardamom Torte

It’s time to confess  . . . this chocolate walnut cardamom torte is so deliciously-moist there’s never enough time in our household to ice it!So, if you don’t like overly-sweet cakes, this recipe is sensational.Quick and easy to make, this torte has the most perfect amount of dark chocolate and nuts with a hint of […]

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Spicy Sweet Chilli Sauce

There’s something about cottage life that happens in slow motion when you open the fridge and discover you actually don’t have that traditional cocktail shrimp sauce everyone expects. And because it’s the end of the season, there’s no way you’re getting to a store for one small jar of sauce when it involves a boat […]

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