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What are the Most Popular Types of Coffee?

What are the Most Popular Types of Coffee?

Are you one of those people that can’t function on a morning until you have had a cup of coffee or three?  Do you use a steady stream of coffee to get through the day?  Or do you enjoy trying different types of coffee?  Whatever your relationship with coffee, many of...
9 Easy Halloween Treats for Your Big Eerie Party

9 Easy Halloween Treats for Your Big Eerie Party

Halloween treats are a compulsory part of any Halloween party food menu, whether you are catering for adults, kids or a mixture.  Who doesn’t love a wacky looking bit of cake or Halloween treats for trick or treaters that look like they are dripping in blood?  And if...
What Spice Should You Use for What?

What Spice Should You Use for What?

I’ve always known a few herbs and spices because I’m married to a chef.  You get used to hearing that it has this herb or three of these spices in something.  More recently, I’ve started to get the hang of some of the more exotic ones.  But sometimes it is a little...
Tequila Cocktails – 15 of the Best to Enjoy

Tequila Cocktails – 15 of the Best to Enjoy

If you ask me what my favourite spirit would be, I would say vodka.  But if you asked me my second-favourite, then tequila would be a close candidate.  I don’t know what it is about it that I enjoy (I’m not even sure it is the taste) but mixed with the right stuff,...
14 Things to do With Pineapples

14 Things to do With Pineapples

Pineapples have to win the prize for one of the most recognisable fruits out there.  Whether they are whole with their weird skin or in those distinctive pineapple rings, you can’t really mistake them for anything else.  They are also one of the top tropical fruits,...
How to Make Popular Herb and Spice Blends

How to Make Popular Herb and Spice Blends

There’s no doubt that I’m a fan of herbs and spices.  There’s so many fun things you can do with them and I’ve even grown some (currently have two chilli plants and two pots of different herbs that are actually alive and thriving!)  Then the question comes to what you...
How to Have the Perfect Outdoor Party or Picnic

How to Have the Perfect Outdoor Party or Picnic

Okay, here in the UK summer is a bit of an unreliable thing.  The calendar tells us it is summer, but the weather doesn’t always agree.  This year has definitely been a bit different with a lot of sun and heat.  This makes it perfect weather for an outdoor party or...
What is a Skillet Pan and How Do You Use It?

What is a Skillet Pan and How Do You Use It?

When you are in the UK, translating recipes from the US is something you get used to.  A cup for me was something you put coffee in until I found out it was a proper measurement – now I have a little set of measures that have cups on them!  The same could be said of...