Classic Espresso Martini Recipe and a variety of twists

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Coffee Martini

Classic Espresso Martini Recipe plus recipes with a twist Ahhhh Espresso Martini!  Any drink that combines my two favourite ingredients –  Coffee and vodka is always going to be popular at PaintSew Glue Chew Towers.  We were knee deep in studying last week (my kids).  They were pored over the books, while I was full time testing them (and testing and testing), … Read More

DianaClassic Espresso Martini Recipe and a variety of twists

Left Over Roast Lamb Pie

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Left Over Lamb pie

Left Over Roast Lamb Pie This left over roast lamb pie is not so much a ‘recipe’, more a suggestion for sparking new life into left over roast. Mr PaintSewGlueChew got a new barbecue last year.  To say he’s an enthusiastic griller would be a bit of understatement.  Any opportunity to fire it up and head to the butchers, and he’s … Read More

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Sausage and Egg Hearts Valentine Breakfast Idea

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Sausage and Egg Hearts Valentine Food Idea

Sausage and Egg Hearts Valentine Breakfast Idea In the interests of full disclosure, I have to admit these sausage and egg hearts were not a valentine breakfast.  Despite my love of (nauseating) cutesy shaped foods, I detest halloween for all of its overly commercial overpriced tat.  I do however know the way to my son’s heart.  The sausage and egg … Read More

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Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

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Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars

Melting Snowman White Hot Chocolate Jars Abbi and I made these melting snowman white hot chocolate jars as part of a Christmas gift exchange with her friends this year.  They make a great easy and quick little craft, and a very cute little cost effective gift. And who doesn’t want an excuse to drink steaming mugs of hot chocolate at this … Read More

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Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers

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Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers

Halloween Canapes; Pumpkin shaped cheese and crackers Last week the Uk was shocked with the news that following a pricing dispute with its suppliers, Tesco announced that it would no longer be selling Marmite.  Cue mass hysteria.  This did make me reach for my 10 year supply jar of marmite. Halloween just round the corner, these halloween canapes are the perfect love … Read More

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