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Easy Homemade Turkey Burger Recipe

I really enjoy cooking from scratch, some may think it takes too long but personally I love to know what has gone into my food and make sure there are no hidden extras in there. I used to buy my turkey burgers from Asda, the sweet chilli ones are so good but as I have changed supermarkets – I now…

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Batch Cooking Using Microwave Ovens

I don’t know about you but as soon as weaning starts when you have a baby you need every kitchen appliance and accessory going. I have to admit I would be lost without my microwave, I need to make cooking quick, easy and fuss free. Although I have a basic microwave there are some fantastic models on the market and…

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Homemade Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

I love cooking and making things from scratch, this week I thought I would give roasted Mediterranean vegetables a bash. I didn’t follow any recipe I just kind of winged it – after all how hard can it be to mess up a few bits of veg in a bag. We quite often buy the already prepared Mediterranean vegetables from…

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Homemade Chicken Kebabs

Lets face it summer in Devon has well and truly packed its bags and buggered off, I had dreams of topping up my tan, the kids playing in the paddling pool and Mr K cooking something scrummy on the BBQ – the reality is somewhat different. However, I wasn’t going to let a little bit of rain dampen my BBQ…

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Banana Bread Recipe

I’ve never made banana bread before and to be honest every time I bake the end result ends up burnt and tasting like rubbish. We had some ripe bananas that were just left in the fruit bowl, you know the ones that are a bit brown that no-one really wants to eat. So I decided to take the plunge and…

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Cacao & Walnut Pancakes for All The Family

We love pancakes in our house and this recipe has won everyone over. The pancakes are light, fluffy, gooey and delicious, they can be eaten as a snack, for breakfast, as a treat or an after dinner pudding. The best thing is the children think they are eating naughty chocolate pancakes, when cooking they smell like chocolate cake – yum!…

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Gousto Box – My Thoughts

I am a tad late jumping on the food box bandwagon but I have always wanted to give one a go. There are a few out there and I wasn’t sure how I would get on with it. If you asked me just over a year ago to prepare a meal completely from scratch I would have laughed and dismissed it,…

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

I’ve got to say I’m loving my slow cooker at the moment, never thought I would say that as I’ve not had the best experience so far. I popped to my mum’s last week and she was raving about her slow cooker beef stew so obviously I had to give it a bash. I’m pleased to say it turned out…

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Slow Cooker Sweet Baked Potatoes

Sweet potatoes cooked in a slow cooker? Sounds vile but tastes amazing, I had visions of the potatoes turning into a soggy mess or not cooking at all just sticking to the bottom of the pot. Here’s my how-to… My slow cooker could only fit 2 quite large sweet potatoes in but I know some slow cookers can fit up…

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