Hashbrowns

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Hashbrowns

Hashbrowns Abbi was away at Brownie camp a week or so ago.  On such occasions,  Jamie leaps into “only child” mode, requesting all his favourite meals.  One of these requests was hash browns for breakfast. These are ridiculously moreish:  Definitely make more than you think you will need.  I couldn’t help but make these into heart shapes.  Obviously this step is … Read More

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Beetroot Goats Cheese and Toasted Brioche Salad

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Beetroot Goats Cheese and Toasted Brioche Salad

Beetroot Goats Cheese and Toasted Brioche Salad The clue is somewhat in the name for this salad: Beetroot goats cheese and toasted brioche salad. Because its February, I cutesisied mine up cutting my beetroot into hearts.  This is optional depending upon how nauseated you are by un-necessary heart shapes. Ingredients (Per Person) Large handful of any salad leaves (I used … Read More

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Homemade Baked Beans

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Homemade Baked Beans

Homemade Baked Beans We are huge fans of Heinz baked beans here at PSGC towers – there is something about that sweet processed tomato sauce that appeals to my lowly roots. But sometimes even I want a slightly healthier / more adult version.  And the benefit of homemade baked beans is that you know exactly what has gone in to … Read More

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Pear Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Pear Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pear Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette A wonderful combination of salty, crunchy and sweet.  Pear Walnut and Blue Cheese Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect autumnal salad.  Substantial enough to be a stand alone lunch with a hunk of crusty bread, or serve alongside a a steak for a decadent supper. Ingredients for the salad: 1 large bag … Read More

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Baked Ham in Coca Cola with Cheesy potatoes

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Baked Ham in Coca Cola with Cheesy potatoes

Baked Ham in Coca Cola with Cheesy potatoes This delicious never fail baked ham in coca cola, is an easy to cook Nigella recipe.  I dont the know the science behind it, but the coke works is sugary molasses magic on the meat, and makes it very tender.   Nigella suggests about 2.5 hours for the simmering in coke, but always … Read More

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