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George Clooney's Margarita, Alfred Hitchcock's "White Lady" and Other Celebrity Signature Drinks Bruce Willis has a vodka tonic and Alfred Hitchcock had a gin-based drink called the White Lady. Here are four other celebrity-created cocktails.

Nigel Slater's baked tomato recipes Celebrate the season with these two glorious dishes – a spicy sauce with ginger and coconut, and a tart with ricotta.

Cookery demos, yoga workshops and more as the Dorset Vegan Festival returns POOLE'S Lighthouse Theatre will host the Dorset Vegan Festival at the end of the month. This event, set for Saturday, August 31, from 10.30am-4.30pm, includes a range of vegan foods, toiletries, yoga sessions and vegan-friendly goods.

45 Recipes to Kick Your Labor Day Weekend Up a Notch Labor Day is next week and I can't wait! I'm looking forward to making some of my favorite recipes and spending time with good friends. I have included incredible cocktails in this recipe round-up like my go-to pomegranate margarita. I've also included some quick and simple appetizers, like spicy salsa and caprese skewers.

Blackberry Bakewell Pudding De-bunking the myths of English Cookery One delicious recipe at a time One of my favourite magazines to buy when I was bringing up my children was Good Housekeeping. They always had great recipes in them, plus collectible recipes, which yes I always collected, and crafts, useful articles, etc.

Three pizza recipes you can make in the same time as a delivery would take HAVING a pizza delivered is now so easy that we now typically get through 731 in our lifetime. But making your own pizza is fun and easy. Plus you can use low-fat cheese on top and a fresh tomato sauce to make them a bit healthier too. And you can add ­whatever toppings you like - from veg to seafood and rocket leaves to pepperoni.

24 Food Gifts Teachers, Neighbors & Family Members Will Love Time flies by so quickly and with summer almost over, it's time to to start planning for the holidays. Fall is creeping up on us and soon it will be Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving, then preparing for Christmas and Hanukkah and all of the holiday parties in between.

Healthy-Ish Summer Spritzer Recipes Sure to Get You Through the End of Summer Summer spritzers have taken the zeitgeist by storm for a reason—they're yummy. Here, eight healthy-ish summer spritzer recipes to try.

Our 25 Most Popular Summer Recipes Insalata verde, huli huli chicken and more.

Grace DeRocha shares healthy recipes for your Labor Day cookout Healthy Labor Day Recipes.

First-ever SF La Cocina cookbook: Remarkable women, must-have recipes San Francisco’s most important food organization has released a collection of 75-plus recipes from diverse, celebrated female entrepreneurs who are making some of the Bay Area’s best fo…

The Dish: Chef Anya Fernald shares her signature recipes 1 tbsp aleppo flake chili. 24 oz. olive oil. 8 oz. sherry vinegar. 2 tsp kosher salt. 1 tsp ground black peppercorn. 2 oz. sardine. 12 oz. organic rogue blue cheese. ½ oz. minced garlic. 1 oz. minced shallot. 1 oz. smooth dijon mustard. 4 oz. champagne vinegar.

15 Eggless Summer Meringue Recipes! A traditional meringue is made with whipped egg whites, but that doesn't mean that you can't make a delicious vegan version. Check out these 15 meringue recipes on our Food Monster App to find out how! Image Source: Baked Alaska. Baked Alaska is an old-school fancy dessert.

15 Absolutely Scrumptious Apple Recipes for Summertime! While we can't promise that making these vegan apple recipes will keep the doctor away, we can promise that they're apple-solutely delicious! From salads to pies, apples are a great in all kinds of dishes. Try out these 15 vegan apple recipes we've found on our Food Monster App!

5 low-glycemic breakfasts that still feel like a treat See a roundup of healthy low-sugar and low-glycemic breakfast ideas that are still sweet, decadent, and delicious—that are also easy to make.

Yotam Ottolenghi's late-summer sweetcorn recipes Thought corn on the cob was great just with butter? Wait until you’ve tried it grilled in its husk with a creamy pecorino dressing, in tamales, or with roast peppers and a soy-cured egg yolk.

The Ultimate Double Double Hatch Green Chile Cheeseburger A Hatch green chile cheeseburger might be the best thing from New Mexico. Super juicy, slightly spicy, and oh so addictive. This is the burger recipe you want to be making right now. #burger #burgerrecipe #recipes #dinner #dinnerrecipes #cheeseburger #newmexico.

Chocolate mousse, nougat ice-cream and more French dessert recipes Enjoy these puddings with a southern French flavour, plus panna cotta and poached cherries, and boozy rum babas.

An ode to the apple: scrumptious recipes for harvest season and beyond When you grow up a mile and a half from your family's cider orchard - helping to plant new trees in the chill of winter, building dens in the thickets while the pruning takes place, and clambering into 10,000-pint oak vats to hose them down after the pressing and fermenting season - apples take on a very special meaning.

Scottish Dundee Cake De-bunking the myths of English Cookery One delicious recipe at a time All the bakes of my childhood were embroidered with the appearance of an old patterned Dundee Cake Tin that my mother had collected somewhere during her travels.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Sweet and Sour Chicken – in this popular dish bite size chicken pieces, fresh bell pepper and sweet pineapple are sautéed and tossed together with an incredibly flavorful, easy to make sweet and tangy sauce. It’s a recipe you’ll crave time and time again!

Celebrity Chefs Recipes: Traci Des Jardins's Petrale Sole with Braised Celery Root and Roasted Beets Traci Des Jardins's classic petrale sole recipe is a Jardinière original from 1997!

Do You Have Tomatoes for Days? We Have Recipes! If your garden is overflowing with tomatoes, put them to delicious use with these tasty tomato recipes!

20 Fall Superfood Recipes You Should Be Making "I first tasted this quick and easy cream cheese apple dip at a friend's Christmas party. I kept going back for more." - Karen Wydrinski, Woodstock, Georgia. Get the recipe. Taste of Home. "With spicy, robust flavor, these pickled beets are so good, they'll convert any naysayers!" - Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana.

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