Author Archive: Andra

Alcohol and your health

You might enjoy the odd tipple, but how much do you know about what’s happening inside your body after a drink or two? And what are the effects for now and in the long term? Karen Fittall investigates. On the…
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Cream of Tomato Soup with Dill

Canned tomatoes and broth do all the work for you in this delicious, ridiculously easy bisque. Try substituting basil for the dill for a completely different and equally delicious variation — or stir in a handful of grated cheddar to…
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Gingerbread Men

These are the classic gingerbread cookies–crunchy, spicy, friendly–but the dough is extra-easy, since you stir it together and you don't even need to chill it. If you prefer it to the icing-and-candy version, you can decorate the cookies with currants…
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