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What to do with ‘bits’ of veg

Have you ever wondered what to do with the small pieces of frozen veg like cauliflower and broccoli that aren’t small enough to throw away but too small to be put on a dinner plate as a side? Bake………. or … Continue reading

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A virtual invitation

Please join me. This is a slice of today’s cheesecake, generous sized pieces of which have been dispatched to two neighbours and this was mine. I added a teaspoon of vanilla essence today, but other than that, it’s plain, with … Continue reading

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Two Meat Free!

I wasn’t sure what to do for lunch today, but Hubby said he fancied something light with rice, so not having taken anything out of the freezer last night or having any salad stuff left, I opted for old reliable: … Continue reading

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Bangers and Mash

Hubby and I have fond memories of bangers and mash, and a small cafe in Aberystwyth called Rumble Tums. For the princely sum of £6, you would get two sausages, mash and onion gravy with a side dish of 3 … Continue reading

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Steak Out : 9 June 2020

Not that we could afford a steak meal out these days as at the last count, an 8oz rump steak was around £12 – £15. The piece I bought today was just over £4 and big enough for the three … Continue reading

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Tempting the Canine and Human Palate

Maggie has been off her food these past few days, but content to sample ours or eat cooked chicken and her biscuits. We have to give her her meds with food, so this has been a bit of a concern … Continue reading

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Are they listening?

After posting the previous entry, we took the dog out for her first walk of the day. Everything was running late in our household, but it didn’t matter as we had no plans for today and didn’t need anything. Apart … Continue reading

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Join us for dinner………………

Chicken curry for dinner today, nothing fancy, and I’ve modified my recipe a little by not adding any sugar to my sauce and letting the sultanas provide the sweetness. Plain boiled rice, with a sprinkle of desiccated coconut on the … Continue reading

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Dinner today 22nd April

No, not another two day chili or three day stew. Today we had a pork chop with potatoes, broccoli, carrots and apple stuffing. In the cottage, it was lovely to go out into the garden and pick apples for sauce … Continue reading

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We’re suddenly rich!!

Our friendly mailman has brought us each letters bringing good news and comfort hysterical laughter. Hubby and I have had a pay rise! I cannot contain my excitement and working on ways to spend or save this new wealth. Hubby … Continue reading

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