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A Tribute to Clare, Treasured Recipes Handed Down…

A Tribute to Clare, Treasured Recipes Handed Down…

A Tribute to Clare, Treasured Recipes Handed Down… Last week I lost an old friend. She had wanted to go for a long time…so this is a short tribute to Clare, & to honour the treasured recipes that she handed down to me. She would decide which

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Cook up for Mum & Dad.

Cook up for Mum & Dad.

Cook up for Mum & Dad. And now for a cook up for mum & dad. Time to add some freezer fillers & get as many vegetables into their diet as possible. We are making a baked dinner with loads of crunchy veggies, roast pork & crispy

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Road Trip Home.

Road Trip Home.

Road Trip Home. Ohhh, another road trip! Excitement…. My daughter picked me up on the way to work & dropped me at the local station. An early train trip into the city, sling the little half moon case into my waiting cousins car, & Thelma & Louise

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Memories from the Kitchen.

Memories from the Kitchen.

Memories from the Kitchen. Another story for our “Kitchen Conversations” series….   I looked up at the underside of the kitchen table. To me it was the vast underbelly of a starship unaware of my furtive presence. I scuttled forward making soft ‘whooshing’ noises, hoping against hope to avoid

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Best-Ever World Famous Tomato Sauce!

Best-Ever World Famous Tomato Sauce!

Best-Ever World Famous Tomato Sauce!  Best-Ever World Famous Tomato Sauce OR  Mums Tomato Sauce OR  Memories of Childhood You say tomato…. It is so worth taking the time to make this sauce! Do it over a weekend…& have all your bottles ready to go. Get the girls together, or

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SUNDAY SESSIONS…KITCHEN STORIES.The Stove!

SUNDAY SESSIONS…KITCHEN STORIES.The Stove!

SUNDAY SESSIONS…KITCHEN STORIES The Stove! How can a stove become larger-than-life? How can a stove illicit so many grins? The old slow-combustion stove….it was the centre of our domain, the catalyst at the start & the end, of all the tentacles of family life on a working

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“What Foods Spell Christmas For You?”

“What Foods Spell Christmas For You?”

“What foods spell Christmas for You?” We still have plenty of time to gather & assemble our most evocative festive food memories. Those special dishes that we may only have once a year, the ones that shout Christmas to us. The foods that we love to make

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