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PICTURED: Bromley's Miller and Carter impart their top tips for the perfect steak PICTURED: Bromley's Miller And Carter Impart Their Top Tips For The Perfect Steak

Taking over the site where pub The Pickhurst formerly lived, the steak house can fit 182 hungry diners, with a further 58 at the bar and 90 al fresco - perhaps one left for summer. Refurbishing the vast interior for six weeks, they retained 11 staff members as part of the 54 new roles created.

The woman who broke into the BBQ 'boys club' The Woman Who Broke Into The BBQ 'boys Club'

At a time when female leadership is hotly debated national topic, Cookston is breaking into the "boys club" of barbecue, says Pamela Denney, food editor of Memphis Magazine. "It's hard to talk about her without talking about how Melissa infiltrated what really was for a long time a boys' club," says Denney.

App Finder: Great garden apps App Finder: Great Garden Apps

Need a little help getting your green thumb in gear as spring draws closer? There are tons of garden apps on the market ready to help you organize your thoughts and get your plants planted as the weather gets warmer. From reference material to Vegetable Tree: If you're looking to grow some hearty vegetables in your garden this season, you'll want to download Vegetable Tree.

Dr. Murray Feingold: a Beeta high blood pressure with borscht Dr. Murray Feingold: A Beeta High Blood Pressure With Borscht

Borscht, or beet soup, is today's topic. Some of you may have never tasted this soup, but in many Slavic and eastern European countries it is the “soup du jour.” It has also become popular in the United States.

Tammy Kelly: Herea s to healthier Mex Tammy Kelly: Herea S To Healthier Mex

If you poll five friends about their favorite “go to” restaurant, four of them will say some type of Mexican restaurant; Mexican food just always hits the spot! Unless you make smart choices, the calorie count goes way up, too. Here are some ways to enjoy Mexican fare with a few less calories and a little less guilt.

Page H. Onorato: Hot dogs I have known and loved Page H. Onorato: Hot Dogs I Have Known And Loved

I have a love-hate relationship with hot dogs. When I get the urge for one, nothing else will do.

Season Stepp: Tips for roasting vegetables Season Stepp: Tips For Roasting Vegetables

Lately, I have not been able to get enough roasted vegetables. In the cold late-winter months, a big plate of roasted vegetables might be just what you need.

Smart Spending: How restaurants, fast-food chains use psychology to get you to spend more Smart Spending: How Restaurants, Fast-food Chains Use Psychology To Get You To Spend More

You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize. Restaurant menus are a complicated mixture of psychology, art and sales pitches.

Readers' special offer to enjoy lunch at stunning Gravetye Manor Readers' Special Offer To Enjoy Lunch At Stunning Gravetye Manor

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. You can enjoy an aperitif of Sussex sparkling wine on arrival, three courses from their Daily Lunch Menu with one glass of wine, followed by coffee for the exclusive price of 35 per person .

Give in to the pressure! Pressure cooking is safe and easy Give In To The Pressure! Pressure Cooking Is Safe And Easy

It's one of the most pervasive of culinary cliches -- the exploding pressure cooker.

Top 10 historic Essex sites Top 10 Historic Essex Sites

FANCY taking in some history this weekend? We've put together a list of the top historic sites across the county. Audley End is one of England's most magnificent stately homes.

Breakfast habits affect teens' metabolic responses to protein-packed morning meals Breakfast Habits Affect Teens' Metabolic Responses To Protein-packed Morning Meals

A researcher compared young women who habitually skip breakfast to those who routinely eat breakfast and found that their metabolic responses to eating a high-protein breakfast were different. Specifically, the habitual breakfast skippers experienced poorer glucose control throughout the day when they consumed a high-protein breakfast, whereas those who typically ate a high-carbohydrate breakfast had improved glucose control after they ate a high-protein breakfast.

Maple is showing up everywhere, often as a sweet balance in savory dishes Maple Is Showing Up Everywhere, Often As A Sweet Balance In Savory Dishes

Growing up, I associated maple flavor with the pancake syrup found at the breakfast table. It was sweet but mostly flavorless.

Prudence Hilburn: Chocolate wins favor among fans of many flavors Prudence Hilburn: Chocolate Wins Favor Among Fans Of Many Flavors

If there were a king of favorite flavors, I can see chocolate wearing the crown. Very few people will say “no” to a delicious chocolate dessert.

Expanding food group lifts profit forecast Expanding Food Group Lifts Profit Forecast

The owner of Gloria Jean's and Michel's Patisserie expects earnings to continue to rise despite sluggish consumer confidence. Retail Food Group, which also owns the Crust pizza chain and Brumby's bakeries, achieved a 24 per cent rise in half year net profit to $21.5 million.

Getting to know Belgian endive with the help of cheese Getting To Know Belgian Endive With The Help Of Cheese

Fresh-faced, yet utterly jet-lagged. That's how I arrived in France for the first time.

Consumption of sugar, red meat is up worldwide Consumption Of Sugar, Red Meat Is Up Worldwide

Comparing survey results from 1990 with findings from 2010, researchers determined that increased consumption of unhealthy foods like sugar-sweetened beverages and unprocessed red meats outpaced modest increases in healthy food consumption.

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