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Toad in the Hole

We Brits may seem to have some odd eating habits, but Toad in the Hole is a family favourite, and one I used to do quite often when I was bringing up a family. It was cheap and filling, and … Continue reading

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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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Today’s consolation prize

I baked. I was so fed up after today’s events and Hubby was yummy hungry, so I make rock buns. I made 8 (and a small loaf cake which when cool was wrapped in greaseproof paper and put in the … Continue reading

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Today’s His and Hers

Hubby asked me to bake a cake today, one without sugar or jam, so that he could have some. I pointed out that my sponges have sugar in them as a matter of course, but I could do a separate … 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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Without a safety net…………

Or in this case, a recipe. The cafe on the prom does the most wonderful cheesecakes, with kitkats, toblerones, caramel, fudge, butterscotch, whatever the lady fancies putting in them. I have often asked her for the recipe, having found the … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Day

Just got to share this as it was an experiment that worked. I cooked a lasagna today, but instead of using full fat cheese for my sauce, I decided to use up some of the light cheese triangles I’d bought … 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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Eating while away

During our games of Scrabble this evening, MSM asked me how I’d got on with the diet since we’d been away. I could honestly say it hadn’t been too much of a problem as the food left in the fridge … Continue reading

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