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Murder, tension, suspense: I’m not sure my nerves can cope with any more TV

How do you decide what to watch on telly? Sometimes you want a real bit of escapism, and so don’t mind watching a brother and sister have sex before trying

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Liam Charles’ recipe for peach melba ‘freeze-cake’

In hot weather, who really wants the oven on? My friends, it’s time to take our desserts to the freezer. In this peach and raspberry cheesecake – a twist on

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Drinks that add sizzle to summer barbecues

Gaffel Kölsch, Cologne, Germany (£2.32, 50cl, Beers of Europe) Even with the pubs opening this weekend, the barbecue still feels like one of the safer ways to socialise at the

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Keep an open mind about new flavours

If you had to pair me with a chocolate, it would not be a bar of white, non-dairy milk, turmeric-matcha-tea chocolate. That’s pretty much everything I’m not into. And yet,

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Collard greens and macaroni cheese: African American food classics – recipes

Whole Foods Market caused quite a stir in 2014, when the healthfood superstore declared “collard greens the new kale” and tweeted a recipe for sauteed collards garnished with peanuts. I

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Dinner at home was a triumph, but Jay’s kitchen was wrecked

There’s a good reason why the cooks in a restaurant kitchen are called a brigade. It’s not just the hierarchical structure working under one commanding officer. It’s the military precision

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Dolphin skin is the latest beauty term that’s all about getting that summer glow

In case you somehow missed this: smooth, glowing skin is held up as the ideal in the beauty world. The aspiration of having glass skin, yoga skin, or just plain

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