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Easy ways to create a Green Kitchen on a budget…

Easy ways to create a Green Kitchen on a budget

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If you are genuinely concerned about the environment and your budget, then it’s time to switch to a greener kitchen. Making affordable and eco-friendly changes in your kitchen is an appealing prospect. Today, many environmentally-conscious homeowners give their kitchens a closer look to find ways to lessen their environmental footprints. But finding eco-friendly and inexpensive fixes for […]

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Electrolux Design Lab 2014: Finalists Announced

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Each year, Electrolux hosts a global design competition, where students are asked to submit original concepts based on a particular theme. This year that theme is Creating Healthy Homes and the six finalists have just been announced from an impressive 1,700 entries.

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The nights are drawing in…

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It was only a few weeks ago that we were enjoying an early autumn hot-spell, & had got the barbecue equipment out again. It hardly seems possible that the nights are drawing in so quickly, & that I’m sweeping leaves off the lawn as well as collecting apples…

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A clean sweep for the new season…

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After the latest patch of beautiful sunshine, and a surfeit of cakes’n’bakes, we strayed back into barbecue territory, using an old pot-bellied cast iron model we found in the garage, backed up with a few disposable bbq trays to take up the slack when needed…

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Bake overload…

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Is it wrong to be slightly underwhelmed by GBBO this time round? I think I have a bake overload. And since when did everyone refer to a cake of a plate of biscuits (not cookies) as a ‘bake’. Perhaps I’m over-egging the pudding a bit, but…

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The Art of Extraction

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When planning a dream kitchen, it’s all too easy to overlook one of most important elements – the extraction. There are so many things to think about, from cabinets and worktops to appliances, sink, tap, tiles, splashback, flooring, heating and storage, that when it comes to selecting a cooker hood…

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