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Spicery Meals and Garden Gluts

I haven’t posted about our Spicery meals for a while but they are still as delicious as ever. The Spicery The Spicery is a little different to the other meal boxes we get from the likes of Gousto, Hello Fresh and the latest one we’ve tried ‘MyCook Box. Rather than providing us with all the ingredients...

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Giant Jaffa Cake Cake

While Anna was out all day on Sunday I decided to bake a giant jaffa cake cake. It’s a Jamie Oliver recipe from his Jamie’s Comfort Food book. We haven’t actually cooked many recipe from here yet so it was time to change that. Essentially you make a very rich pancake batter that not only...

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This Year’s Christmas Cake

I was back from our activity weekend by mid afternoon on Sunday. I therefore had plenty of time to unpack, was things out and then do some chores. Tidying the house a little, cleaning out the fishtank and then as Anna cooked dinner I made a start on this years Christmas Cake. Yep, it’s that...

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Lemon Cheesecake Recipe

Mmm Mmm Lemon Cheesecake! That was quite a success and so easy to make as well. Anna had been away for a couple of days on the Isle of Man, so I thought I’d make a cheesecake for her as it’s one of her favourites. Unfortunately when Morgan and Pat went shopping they forgot the all important...

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Booster Bars

I’m sure that even being packed full of seeds and fruit that these ‘Booster Bars’ aren’t good for you. Somehow, I think the masses of butter, sugar, peanut butter and honey kind of override any goodness from the seeds. And if we’re counting calories then things don’t get much more calorie dense than this. Very...

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Christmas Dinner Curry

It wouldn’t be Christmas without loads of leftovers and what better to do with them than make a Christmas Dinner Curry. I didn’t stop at the turkey either, in went the stuffing, in went the sprouts, even the pigs in blankets and some nice sausage meat and cranberry balls that we had. Any leftover veggies too....

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