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Hunter’s Chicken & Wedges

September 17, 2015

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Oven-baked chicken with tangy, barbecue sauce, crisp bacon and melty cheese all mopped up with potato wedges. I spoil you, really I do.

Bruschetta

July 1, 2015

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Things{we}make Bruschettas: One that's Garden Fresh, one that's Earthy and one that's Pizza Express Stylie.

Pretzel Dogs

June 20, 2015

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The first of a new series of monthly posts for the Center Parcs Blog: Pretzel Dogs with Beer Cheese Dip.

Lemon Loaf Cake

May 25, 2015

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Sometimes you just need a no-nonsense cake. One for the weekend, obligingly providing slices of dense, butteriness with every cup of tea. One for when friends are calling in and you want to offer sustenance, but nothing too fussy. One to wrap in foil and take on a camping trip or to stuff into a rucksack for a walk on […]

George’s Focaccia

April 18, 2015

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Focaccia - Just bread with nice bits in.

Chick Pea and Potato Curry

April 16, 2015

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This is a standby meal for us when it looks like the cupboards are bare but for a couple of handfuls of new potatoes rolling about in the salad drawer and some fresh herbs. We had this last week on our return from a sunny day at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, hence the quick tray photo […]

Rhubarb Ginger Lime

April 10, 2015

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Rhubarb, Ginger and Lime - The long and the short of it.

Donut Holes

March 25, 2015

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No doughnuts were harmed in the making of these holes.

Cheese Scones & New Kitchens

March 2, 2015

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Can it be true? Can my kitchen finally be finished and I can get on with all the cooking? Seriously, it felt like years to get this far (11 to be precise) First we revelled in the idea of going out for dinner and several takeaways per week, but it’s surprising how quickly the novelty […]

Gingerbread

December 21, 2014

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This old fashioned Gingerbread tastes more delicious than the simple recipe has any right to. Sometimes the old ones are the best.

Posted in: Baking, Cake, Claire, Food

Apple Turnovers

December 17, 2014

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It’s been a while, so I thought I’d break us in gently with a nice, simple turnover. We’ve been through a lot you and I. We’ve made good things and bad things, sown stuff and grown stuff, been places and filled our faces. I feel sad that I’ve not been sharing, but there are times […]

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Melonade

October 4, 2014

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I carried a watermelon.

Posted in: Claire, Drinkies, Food, Fruity

Barbecue Pizza

September 29, 2014

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Stone-baked pizza - from a barbecue. Maybe we don't need that fancy wood fired oven after all.

Brisket in a Bun

September 15, 2014

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Things work out for the best when we all know where we stand. I stand next to the oven so I can pull the best bits off the brisket when it's cooked.

Dutch Tool Chest

August 25, 2014

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A project where I've learned stuff, made some great connections and made the most efficient tool chest I have ever seen.

Posted in: Ed, Furniture, Woodwork