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Best gravy for pheasant

A roast pheasant supper needs gravy. And fortunately, the best gravy for pheasant is simple and speedy to make. Follow our recipe and adjust the measurements until you find your…

Clean silver well

It may be one of those Christmas tasks you are keen to delay, but learning how to clean silver well is essential ahead of the festive lunch. There is much…

Cook a three-bird roast

Skip the standard turkey and dreaded dryness with an impressive roast fit for royalty this Christmas. The same turkey can get repetitive, so learn how to cook a three-bird roast…

Keep rabbits out of your garden

There’s no better way to spend the long summer evenings than bagging bunnies, but we can’t be on guard all day and night. If the pesky blighters are becoming regular…

Remove stains on an Aga

The beloved Aga, a staple in country homes up and down the country. It is more than just a cooker, dozing labradors curl up next to it and wellington boots…

Reduce gundog shedding

Fed up of constantly hoovering? There are certain things you can do that will help reduce gundog shedding. There is no way to completely stop shedding, it is a natural…