Loaded Potato Crustless Quiche with Bacon, Cheese & Onions

Loaded Potato Crustless Quiche

Loaded Potato Crustless Quiche with Bacon, Cheese & Onions By the time you read this, I will be snoozing on the TGV on my way up to Lille to catch the Eurostar back to the UK……..but, all is well, as I will still be benefiting from an extra hour in bed, as the clocks went… 

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Bacon Chilli Popcorn in the Microwave or a MultiCooker

Bacon Chilli Popcorn in the Microwave or a MultiCooker

Bacon Chilli Popcorn in the Microwave or a MultiCooker Chilli and bacon popcorn? Hello……yes please! This is a combination made in heaven and one that I will be repeating again. This was the recipe I made as a snack one day last week, when the fog was as thick as porridge and the rain teemed down the windows… 

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Bonfire Bangers and Barbecue Bean Casserole for Crocktober

Bonfire Bangers and Barbecue Bean Casserole

Bonfire Bangers and Barbecue Bean Casserole for Crocktober Here we are half way through October……it’s been a funny old month with some very cold, wet days, and then today the sun has decided to show its face again and I am hankering to get out and have a long walk…….the sort of autumn walk where… 

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A Show-stopping Chocolate Cherry Cake for Chocolate Week!

A Show-stopping Chocolate Cherry Cake for Chocolate Week!

A Show-stopping Chocolate Cherry Cake for Chocolate Week! There is nothing as nice as a BIG home-made chocolate cake on the tea time-table and although I am primarily a savoury person (cheese, bread and pies are my downfall) I do love a slice of chocolate cake now and then.  And, as it is Chocolate Week… 

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Cooking with Herbs for October: Scarborough Fair Herbs

Cooking with Herbs for October: Scarborough Fair Herbs

Cooking with Herbs for October: Scarborough Fair Herbs Welcome to October and it can be said that Autumn is really here now, although there are glimmers of summer with some sunny warm days. For this month’s Cooking with Herbs challenge, I am suggesting a them of “Scarborough Fair” Herbs, so that’s “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme”,… 

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Mediterranean Herbs Cookbook: Cooking with Herbs Round-Up for September

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Mediterranean Herbs Cookbook: Cooking with Herbs Round-Up for September Welcome to the BIG Mediterranean cooking with herbs round up for September! What a wonderful month we had with plenty of herbal entries being sent in……from bread to muffins with the odd caramel in between, there’s lots of inspirational recipes to choose from, as you can see from the images in the… 

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October Tea Time Treats – Cooking and Baking with VEGETABLES!

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- October Tea Time Treats – Cooking and Baking with VEGETABLES! Welcome to a NEW challenge of Tea Time Treats for OCTOBER! Tea Time Treats is in its THIRD year, and October 2014 marks its THIRD birthday – this is the 36th challenge!  I love hosting it along with my co-host Jane of The Hedgecombers………on-line… 

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Secret Recipe Club: Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese

Secret Recipe Club: Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese

Secret Recipe Club: Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese Here we are again, another reveal day for the Secret Recipe Club……..and this month I have a fabulous recipe for all those people who say they don’t have time to eat breakfast, Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches with Ham, Eggs and Cheese, easy to make and… 

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Autumn Beckons: Slow Cooked Beef Brisket with Elderberry Glaze and Port Jus

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket with Elderberry Glaze and Port Jus

Autumn Beckons: Slow Cooked Beef Brisket with Elderberry Glaze and Port Jus Autumn really is beckoning, the mornings are misty and cool and the evenings are “drawing in” with darkness falling by eight thirty now……..I’m sad to see the summer go, but I love autumn and all it brings. It’s a season of harvest festivals, crackling… 

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An Autumn “Summer Pudding” Recipe for Sunday Lunch

Summer Pudding

An Autumn “Summer Pudding” Recipe for Sunday Lunch A British classic, a Summer Pudding is a thing of sublime beauty – swathes of gently poached berries and currants encased in a shell of soft bread, it’s an easy recipe to make and makes good use of excess berries (and currants) you may have throughout the… 

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