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The Proof is in the eating……………

You may remember I posted this a few days ago. Well I made it today using the exact quantities as per my recipe (well, maybe a little less fat but not much) and this was the result. The foil pie … Continue reading

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Request for Cheesecake recipe

I’ve had a request for my no-cook cheesecake recipe. This is a variation on one I was given using equal amounts of cheese and cream, but I got my sizes wrong, and it worked anyway so I’ve stuck with it. … Continue reading

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Husband wants stodge!

It’s not often Hubby likes a dessert, but being a lover of all things custard, one of my fatless and sugarless microwave stodges goes down a treat. And as we purchased some maple syrup for our pancakes, well, he’s drooling … Continue reading

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Our gooseberry bush

Last year, we had quite a good crop from our little bush that hadn’t been part of our garden all that long. Not enough to make a pie (smoothie for one perhaps) but with some that were bought I made … Continue reading

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Steak Out

Before I settle down to checking my reader and challenges, I have to share with you a success story in the kitchen. Over thirty years ago, I used to make up a tomato and mushroom sauce to accompany steak, my … Continue reading

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Do not dessert me……………

This week it’s the turn, or should I say re-turn, of the sweet tooth. Most times, I am happy enough to forego a dessert, picking up grapes or having yoghurt, but there are times when a sticky toffee pudding calls, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Lasagna

Another experiment, or should I say an improvement on the previous one I made. Recipe: I large baking potato cut into small chunks I onion, sliced 2 carrots, chunked. ¼ each red, green and yellow pepper, chopped roughly or sliced … Continue reading

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A little experiment

The diet is getting stale and I’m growing bored with food. This is a bad sign, as it leads to frustrations and carelessness, so in turn the scales are not kind! Today, Hubby had fish for dinner whilst I had … Continue reading

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Boring food, so an experiment

There’s not much you can do with a cottage pie, apart from perhaps garnish the top with tomatoes or sprinkle it with cheese. Been there, done that, time for an experiment. Don’t worry, I didn’t get the cauldron and spell … Continue reading

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No meat day

Our diet is pretty basic, but I aim for at least two meals a week without meat, though one of those is likely to be fish. In the winter, we have our three day stew, which is all veg and … Continue reading

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