The Secret Recipe Club: Award Winning “Logan County Hamburgers”

Logan County Hamburgers

The Secret Recipe Club: Award Winning “Logan County Hamburgers” (Recipe) Regular Lavender and Lovage readers will know that I am a member of The Secret Recipe Club – and no, it’s not furtive baking or cooking by moonlight in a distant log cabin on the second Thursday in the month, but it’s a cooking challenge… 

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Twelfth Night, Epiphany and Spices! Curried Beef & Apricot Pie with a Salt Glaze Crust Recipe

Twelfth Night, Epiphany and Spices! Curried Beef & Apricot Pie with a Salt Glaze Crust Recipe

Twelfth Night, Epiphany and Spices! Curried Beef & Apricot Pie with a Salt Glaze Crust Recipe Today, the 5th January, is Twelfth Night, not to be confused with Epiphany, which is tomorrow on the 6th January. Traditionally, it’s the day that all the decorations and cards come down, lest you bring bad luck into your home for… 

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Christmas Eve Comfort Food – Christmas Carollers’ Casserole: Elizabethan Spiced Beef Stew

Christmas Eve Comfort Food - Christmas Carollers' Casserole - Elizabethan Spiced Beef Stew

Christmas Eve Comfort Food – Christmas Carollers’ Casserole: Elizabethan Spiced Beef Stew Christmas Eve is often a very busy time, with last-minute present wrapping, and even buying in some cases, plus all the preparations for the big day with mounds of potatoes to peel, sprouts to trim and “pigs in blankets” to make. For us,… 

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Paleo 5:2 Diet Recipe for Pepper Steak with Pan-fried Onions, Tomatoes and Spinach

Paleo 5:2 Diet Recipe for Pepper Steak with Pan-fried Onions, Tomatoes and Spinach

Paleo 5:2 Diet Recipe for Pepper Steak with Pan-fried Onions, Tomatoes and Spinach Although I enjoy my meat-free days and we do eat a lot of fish too, both of us (my husband in particular) hanker after a big juicy, red steak now and then, and so when I received a sample hamper from the… 

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Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes

Spiced Mixed Fruit Roll in a Baked Bean Tin

Lest we Forget: Remembrance Sunday and The Wartime Kitchen Recipes Today is a reflective day for me, a day to remember all those who have died in both World Wars as well as other and continuing conflicts, both home and abroad. It IS a sad and sombre day, but it is a day to recognise just how… 

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Low-Calorie Comfort Food: Harvest Festival Minced Beef & Vegetable Casserole (5:2 Diet)

Low-Calorie Comfort Food: Harvest Festival Minced Beef & Vegetable Casserole (5:2 Diet)

Low-Calorie Comfort Food: Harvest Festival Minced Beef & Vegetable Casserole (5:2 Diet) I love this time of year, as you will all know if you read my last post for elderberries and preserves, Elderberries, Hedgerow Harvests and A Cornucopia of Preserves for the Autumn Pantry. It’s not just the obvious change in meals, from salads… 

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Scottish Meat and Tatties for an Autumn Supper

Scottish Meat and Tatties for an Autumn Supper

Scottish Meat and Tatties for an Autumn Supper As weather becomes more autumnal, I have been thinking about cooking comfort food for our family suppers. My casseroles and Pyrex dishes have been brought to the front of the pan drawer, whilst the slow cooker has been liberated from its summer storage area and now sits on… 

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Easy Summer Dining: Bourbon Beef and Pepper Skewers and Accompaniments (Sous Vide)

Summer Barbecue Dining: Bourbon Beef and Pepper Skewers with Potato Salad (Sous Vide)

Easy Summer Dining: Bourbon Beef and Pepper Skewers and Accompaniments (Sous Vide) With the summer still giving is hot and sunny days, with just the odd shower of rain here and there to cool things down, my next Sous Vide Supreme post is all about BEEF, and barbecue cooking, although these skewers can (and were)… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for August: Hamburgers, Peaches and Mediterranean Vegetable Recipes

Amaretti Peach Melba Crumble Parcels

Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for August: Hamburgers, Peaches and Mediterranean Vegetable Recipes Core Ingredients for August: Minced Beef, Aubergines, Courgettes, Onions, Peaches and Quinoa August Menu: Hamburgers with Herb Baked Onions Oven-Baked Ratatouille Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Goat’s Cheese Amaretti Peach Melba Crumble Parcels Welcome to August’s Thrifty and Organic Meal Planner; with the… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: Asparagus,Spring Vegetables,Gooseberries & Cape Malay Beef Curry Recipes

Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: Asparagus,Spring Vegetables,Gooseberries & Cape Malay Beef Curry Recipes

Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner: Asparagus, Spring Vegetables, Gooseberries & Cape Malay Beef Curry Recipes Core May Ingredients: Beef, Asparagus, Broad Beans, Peas, Gooseberries and Jersey Royal Potatoes May Menu: Two Cheese Asparagus Tart Broad Bean and Pea Medley with Feta Cheese Jersey Royal Potato Salad with Three Herb Mayonnaise Cape Malay Beef & Fruit… 

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