Sweet and Sour Meatballs

INGREDIENTS For the meatballs 1lb ground beef Worcestershire sauce, to taste 3tablespoons breadcrumbs oregano, to taste 1egg, slightly beaten salt and pepper, to taste 1clove garlic, minced 2tablespoons vegetable oil For the sauce 1tablespoon vegetable oil 1⁄2cup onion, chopped 3⁄4cup ...

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Mick Mcgurk’s Cheese Biscuits (Cookies)

INGREDIENTS 8ounces butter, melted 10ounces self-raising flour 1teaspoon cayenne pepper 1⁄2-1teaspoon salt 8ounces cheddar cheese, grated (use tasty, sharp, strong) 1⁄2cup desiccated coconut (shredded) DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Melt butter in a large bowl. I do this ...

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Chocolate Peppermint Martini

INGREDIENTS PER DRINK 2 1⁄2fluid ounces chilled vodka 1⁄2fluid ounce chilled peppermint schnapps 1⁄2fluid ounce chilled white Creme de Cacao 2Junior mints DIRECTIONS Mix cold liquor together and shake with ice. Strain into a martini glass. Drop 2 Junior Mints ...

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The Most Wonderful Gingerbread Cookies

INGREDIENTS 3cups all-purpose flour 1 1⁄2teaspoons baking powder 3⁄4teaspoon baking soda 1⁄4teaspoon salt 1tablespoon ground ginger 1 3⁄4teaspoons ground cinnamon 1⁄4teaspoon ground cloves 6tablespoons unsalted butter 3⁄4cup dark brown sugar 1large egg 1⁄2cup molasses 2teaspoons vanilla 1teaspoon finely grated lemon ...

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Coconut Shrimp

INGREDIENTSNutrition SERVINGS 6UNITS US 6ounces beer 5eggs 1cup milk 2 1⁄2cups flour 8ounces coconut 1⁄2teaspoon salt 1 -2teaspoon sugar 1⁄2teaspoon baking powder 15 -20large shrimp, peeled and deveined oil (for frying) DIRECTIONS Mix beer, egg, milk, flour, salt, and baking ...

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Eating for Distance

Fuelling your body with the right food is a recipe for success, says Louise Pyne A good training regime is, of course, essential for distance running. But for real success on the endurance front, it is important to give your nutrition ...

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Eight reasons to run!

From blitzing fat to boosting defences, it ticks all the boxes As much as we love hardcore gym sessions, the change of seasons provides the chance to challenge ourselves with a whole array of performance goals. There’s nothing like a ...

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Do it like a Pro

Check out the classes and programmes our sports heroes use to stay at the top of their game 1 Roll with the punches Train2Win If you’re up for trying something different from your ordinary gym workout while taking things to the ...

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The kettle bell swing

Thought kettlebells were a new gym craze? Well, the Russian army have been using them for years, and they could revolutionise your workouts Not long ago kettlebells were somewhat of an oddity in the gym. But these days, almost every health ...

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Your diet makeover

Be ahead of the curve with these top diet trends From maple syrup-based lemon detox fasts to the protein-heavy Dukan diet, the slimming world has seen some pretty outrageous food fads of late. Thankfully, this year getting healthy is all ...

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