Melanie’s Slow Cooker Italian Beef

TRH Melanie's Slow Cooker Italian Beef.jpgMy boys don’t know what hit them for supper tonight because I didn’t make the normal in the week supper and put in extra effort with SLOW COOKER ITALIAN BEEF, POTATO AND MUSHROOM GRATIN AND HAWAIIAN SALAD Continue reading

Caashifa’s Stick Blender Mayo

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I love the idea of gifting homemade treats. I prepared this beautiful clean eating mayo and paired it with some locally grown baby cucumbers as a gift for my office colleague. The mayo is lovely and so much nicer and healthier than store-bought varieties. Continue reading

Melanie’s Kentucky Fried Chicken

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Saturday I refused to cook point-blank. So the boys ended up buying Kentucky.
Then I got moaned at because I don’t make it anymore, and they have to go out and buy.
So I decided to make my version of it, so it’s not Kentucky it’s KFC, (Kramar Fried Chicken ☺☺) served with Mash and Gravy. Continue reading

Melanie’s Spicy Meatballs with Spaghetti in Marinara Sauce

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I had my usual conversation with a tray of mince last night. Which normally goes along the lines ‘so what are we doing with you tonight’. Anyway, I ended up adapting B-Well’s idea and made Spicy Meatballs stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese and Spaghetti in Marinara sauce.  Continue reading

Melanie’s Hasselback Chicken Stuffed with Blue Cheese, Sundried Tomato & Chilli

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There are sooo many different chicken recipes and so I decided to try Hasselback Chicken Breasts. This is one I’ve tried for the first time fooling around with my new Air Fryer. It was a unanimous success. I served with a home made Monkey Gland sauce, crisp Potato Wedges and some Gem Squash.  Continue reading

Melanie’s Creaole Seasoned Fish in Beer Batter

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As a child Friday nights was always Fish and chips night but as an adult I couldn’t bear to carry on the tradition, so Friday nights just became take-out night. Until I was asked when last did you make fish and chips. Still reluctant to give in I caved in half way and made the fish – but I instead of chips I still made potatoes – Scalloped Potatoes with Ham (the ham is optional). I also made Tartar sauce, which I hadn’t even heard of way back then.

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