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Broken Biscuit Cake with Peanuts

Quick and easy refridgerator cake, yummy straight from the freezer. Related PostsCaesar SaladThis recipe is a mix of what my… Continue reading »


Tonight’s Menu – A Mexican Meal

For this meal you will need the following recipes Enchilada Tomato Sauce ¬†Enchilada Spice Mix Salsa   Related PostsStir Fried… Continue reading »


Enchilada Tomato Sauce

Related PostsTahini DipGreat with barbecued courgettes. Chinese Slow Roast PorkA simple mix that you slow roast a shoulder of pork… Continue reading »


Low Calorie Cheesecake Pots

I am trying to lose a bit of weight and so got to thinking how I can make low calorie… Continue reading »


Peach and Apricot Jam

Made with peaches and apricots we got for 50p. Related PostsSweet and Sour ChickenSimple to cook and just as delicious,… Continue reading »


Jubilee Lemon and Lime Marmalade

I made this marmalade from a few old lemons I was going to throw out and it is delicious, plus… Continue reading »


Strawberry Jam

Great with scones and cream. Related PostsChocolate Cake A super delicious chocolate cake which stays fresh and lovely to eat… Continue reading »


A Child’s Chair

I found this orange painted chair for a pound at a car boot sale and stripped the multiple layers of… Continue reading »


Another Chair Project

Here is another wonderfully cheap chair. I bought this one off ebay for 99p! The rush seating had all broken… Continue reading »



Perfect with enchiladas and great in wraps with ham and cheese for lunch. Or mix with couscous and some tuna… Continue reading »


Enchilada Spice Mix

A great dry mix to keep in the cupboard, just add one finely chopped small onion and a crushed clove… Continue reading »



These are lovely with strawberry jam and clotted cream. The Daily Mail published a study on the optimum arrangement of… Continue reading »


Macaroni Cheese

Really excellent comfort food. This can be made in advance and then cooked in the oven, however if you do… Continue reading »


Yorkshire Pudding

Ideal with a sunday roast or with sausages and onion gravy as toad in the hole. Related PostsFarm2Table Meat &… Continue reading »


Recycling An Old Jumper

I had a pink woolen jumper that I had washed at too high a temperature and it had shrunk and… Continue reading »


Covering Furniture in Fabric

I had read a magazine article about covering items of furniture with fabric and wanted to try it myself. My… Continue reading »


My Chair Project

I saw this chair at a car boot sale for ¬£1 and just loved its shape. I had never tried… Continue reading »


Amelia’s Quilt

The birth of my grand daughter was something that inspired me to learn a bit more about sewing and quilting… Continue reading »


Lemon Curd

This is so quick to make and tastes so much better than shop bought, do remember however to keep it… Continue reading »


Easy Sausage Plait

A great dish hot or cold, and great as buffet or party and barbecue food. Lovely with salad. Related PostsJess’s… Continue reading »