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How to pack a salad

You know what the problem is. You make a fresh salad the evening before and put it in the fridge. Alas, when you open it the next day at work for lunch... those crispy leafy greens have turned all tired and wilted. That unappealing sight is what makes …

Reflections on mini ovens

Well, I finally braced myself and got one of those mini ovens. As a snobby occasional cook (I cook rarely, but when I cook I cook up a storm, at least in my own eyes), I used to pooh-pooh my friend’s odes in the praise of mini ovens. But then my …

Win with City Living | We have a winner

Congratulations to Mr Steve Mathobela . You are the lucky winner a R1200 voucher to spend on comforter sets.   Thank you to all those who participated in the competition and a special thank you to City Living for sponsoring the fabulous …

How to cope with heat

12 tips for keeping cool in summer In winter, we shiver and yearn for summer. In summer, we moan about the heat.   Humans being what we are (only human), that kind of behaviour is not likely to change. However, now that summer is here (and a …