At 11:59 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, you have to be prepared to do a few things: smooch on the nearest cutie (with permission), cheer for the end of an old year and the start of a new one, and toast with Champagne for good things to come.But if you don’t want to spring for a pricey bottle of Champagne or simply aren’t a fan of the taste, what should you toast with when the ball drops?
RecipesIngredientsFruitExotic fruitDatesThese high-fibre bars are perfect when you& 39;re craving something sweet. They are warmly spiced and flavoured with brown sugar, dates and walnuts.12 people made thisIngredientsMakes: 16 bars85g plain flour150g dark brown soft sugar4 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking powder145g dates, pitted and chopped2 eggs, beatenMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:40minPreheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
Coffee-Braised Short Ribs with Ancho Chile Recipe Ingredients5 pounds 1-inch-thick flanken-style short ribs1 large red bell pepper, chopped1 large jalapeño, seeded, finely chopped2 tablespoons dark brown sugar1 1/2 tablespoons ancho chile powder2 teaspoons dried oregano1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin2 cups strong freshly brewed coffee (not espresso or dark roast)1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice1 tablespoon tomato pasteRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 300°F.
This Sunday, almost no one at the Oscars will be chauffeured home empty handed. Some of the top nominees will find a bottle of Ayala Champagne in their gift bags.Ayala is one of the best-tasting, well-priced Champagnes available — the sort of wine that makes you feel like a star. Sip this wine while you watch the stream of $15,000 gowns, paparazzi flashbulbs, and screaming fans with the quiet confidence that some of the world& 39;s best bubbles are sliding down your gullet at about half the price the elite pays for prestige Champagne.
Working to improve the present and future of Kenyan farming, the Agricultural Society of Kenya provides new technology and education to small farmers across the country in order to implement strong, sustainable practices moving forward. Through empowerment of local landholders and women in particular, the organization strives for increases in efficiency and efficacy in the effort to combat evolving climates and demographics that will only place additional strains on an already difficult lifestyle.
Paul McCartney targets school children as he continues his meat-free Monday campaignSir Paul McCartney wants British schools to offer a vegetarian lunch option every week as a part of his meat-free Monday campaign. He believes that when children are given the option of a meat-free meal, they learn to take control over their future, their planet, and lifestyle, thus becoming more responsible about themselves and their surroundings.