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Best Weightloss Dips

Three great dips to dive into at your next house party Dips are notorious: salty, kilojoule-dense concoctions paired with carb-heavy dippers like potato chips, pretzels, and crackers. And most supermarket offerings have ingredient lists that read like a chemical spill. The homemade dips here taste better, are better for you, and require only a little […]

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Best Bloody Mary

Tomato juice and celery are full of of vitamins and two of the essentials in a Bloody Mary – which may be the hair of the dog you need. Best Bloody Mary • 2 shots vodka • 2 shots tomato juice • ¼ shot freshly squeezed lemon juice • 5 dashes Worcestershire Sauce • 4 […]

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Ultimate Party Playbook

The best parties are created by four ingredients: great food, cold beers, the right mix of people and kick-ass entertainment. We can help you with three out of four – you just need to add the right friends for the perfect blend. This is your step-by-step guide to hosting the best sports party, complete with […]

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Beer is the New Wine

This summer, it’s time to train your taste buds, and start approaching your bottle of beer, as you would a good bottle of wine. While we are accustomed to paring wine with our food, it’s equally valuable to drink specific beers with certain meals, advises Brad Armitage, owner of craft beer specialists &Union. That means […]

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Pour a Better Beer

Ever wondered how the barman at your local pours that spot-on beer every time? Meg MacCallum and Ross McCulloch from Jack Black Brewing have all the tricks to pouring the perfect pint. RAISE THE TEMPERATURE Craft beers should be served at the right temperature for maximum enjoyment. Draft beer is at its best around 38°C, […]

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How to Quench a Thirst

Just reading about all this flavourful food can bring on a thirst, so how about a nice cold Michelada? In Mexico City, this drink consists of fresh lime juice, a pinch of black pepper, tomato juice, assorted spices and the three amigos of sauces: Tabasco, Worcestershire and soy – all in a tall glass. To […]

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Make Bread from Beer

I still remember the first time I layered corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss, and Russian dressing between two slices of rye bread to create a Reuben. Or the first time I pulled moist, flaky fish out from under an oven broiler. Sometimes a recipe will introduce an unshakeable, crave-worthy flavour combination. Sometimes it can unlock an […]

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Teach your Dog to fetch Beer

Open the Fridge (a) Put a smelly treat inside a dish towel and tie the towel to the door handle. Wiggle the towel and reward your dog for touching it. (b) Wait for him to put his mouth on the towel, say “good!” and give him a treat. (c) Once your dog is biting the […]

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12 Foods that will Save your Life

Heart attacks, cancer and obesity can put your life at risk. Here’s what to eat to live longer 1 Parmesan Grate hard, strong cheeses, like Parmesan, on your salad for added protein. “The key here is to add protein to all of your meals, which fills you up faster and helps you burn more kilojoules […]

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Awesome Sauce

This sauce is what Bransby calls his “Awesome Sauce”. Its great on chicken and ribs and should be applied before, during and after cooking. Ingredients 1 Onion 1 Clove Garlic 1 Teaspoon Mild Curry Powder 175 ml cooking/olive oil 200ml Worcestershire Sauce 250ml All Gold Tomato Sauce 10ml salt 1-2 Chillies if you like it […]

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