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How to save summer fruits to enjoy later in the year

Being overrun with berries and cherries is a nice problem, but Emma is eminently sensible to want to freeze some for future cooking before they spoil. First up, wash, dry

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Forget the emoji! 10 simple, seductive aubergine recipes – from donburi to chocolate cake

The aubergine hasn’t always had the most pristine reputation. There was a time when eating one required a complicated dance of slicing and salting and draining to remove its unpleasant

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We got Ben & Jerry’s to stop selling in Israeli settlements. Here’s how we did it

On 19 July, Ben & Jerry’s, the celebrated ice cream company based in Vermont, where I live, set off a firestorm after it announced it would no longer allow its

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Nigel Slater’s recipe for a roast chicken and herb mayonnaise sandwich

The recipe Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark 6. Put 4 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (about 500g) in a roasting tin, drizzle with a little olive oil, season with salt,

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Plum perfection! 7 brilliant reader recipes – from spicy chicken to almond cake

Plum, lemon, polenta and almond cakeThis is a cake made using the traditions of Italy. Sharp plums or damsons are placed atop a simple almond and polenta cake. Flourless and

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Researchers find gaps in clinical trial data sharing

Access to clinical-trial data helps doctors make informed prescribing decisions and promotes good science, but a new study co-authored by Yale researchers reveals that few pharmaceutical companies are fully transparent

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Where you live may affect your long term survival after heart attack

A study of more than 31,000 Kaiser Permanente members in Southern California showed that Black patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods were significantly more likely to die within 5 years of surviving

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