Tag Archives: cooking

Dinner is served………in a bit…………

This morning saw us putting the kitchen worktop back the way it was as having the microwave in the other corner (left) restricts my serving space.   Using a new oven is almost like riding a bike, you don’t exactly … Continue reading

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I have been asked for my McCheese recipe. The dish at the top is 9″ x  7″ and sufficient for two portions. The one at the bottom is a single serving for Hubby when I have a tomato pasta instead. … Continue reading

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Today’s achievement:

No, we haven’t finished the puzzle, but it is coming along famously. Today, I baked. Nothing fancy, and nothing weighed, just fat and flour rubbed together, a couple of spoonfuls of sugar, a generous helping of sultanas,  2 eggs and … 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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Tale Weaver #228: Cooking

This week consider the notion of cooking. We have all had experiences, some good and most likely some not so good. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/19271780/posts/2317657933 My experience with the cooking machine has varied over the years having used gas and electric cookers, fan … Continue reading


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Looks like being a perfect day……….. so what happened?

The day started off brilliantly. Hubby had a good night’s sleep, his blood pressure has settled down, and he was experiencing no reflux. In my corner, I’d slept pretty OK (after about 1.30 am), the dog had performed in the … Continue reading

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Waists and measures

I was curious, so in the kitchen today as I was preparing our main meal I got the scales out. This is 30g of cheddar cheese,  your SW daily B option choice or 6 syns. This is the same amount … Continue reading

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Free Lunch

The next few days are going to be spent getting organised for Monday. I’ve been looking through my food diaries and will be digging out the SW bible. I noticed that Hubby and I have had an awful lot of … Continue reading

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Yes, we have no lasagne

Cooking dinner today made me think of the first home-made lasagne I had. Partner and I had been invited to supper by a work colleague as her parents were away, her fiance was home and she wanted to ‘entertain’. The … Continue reading

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The Last Cherry

Today was the turn of the top oven, and I made a makeshift cottage pie. Hubby was undecided yesterday as to what he fancied for dinner today, so I hadn’t taken anything out of the freezer. Minced beef can be … Continue reading

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