The Big Bang Theory, Pantry Staples and “Beefaroni” Pasta Bake

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The Big Bang Theory, Pantry Staples and “Beefaroni” Pasta Bake It can be said that I have very eclectic taste when it comes to television, I am an avid fan of period dramas, comedy, satire and even the odd country-style soap in the form of Heartbeat; my favourite comedy programme has to be The Big Bang Theory, which… 

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Tortellini Pasta Bake with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto & Mozzarella

Tortellini Pasta Bake with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto & Mozzarella

Tortellini Pasta Bake with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto & Mozzarella A simple Saturday supper dish, (or a light luncheon and mid-week supper dish) is my recipe of the day today – something that most people can rustle up from store cupboard and pantry staples, and a tasty recipe that is on the table in under an… 

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Pasta Please #6 goes Nuts – Recipe Round-Up for June

Pasta Please goes NUTS! Pasta Cooking Challenge for June

Pasta Please #6 goes Nuts – Recipe Round-Up for June I was very pleased to be the guest host for Jac’s (Tinned Tomatoes) cooking challenge, Pasta Please, for June; and, it is with great pleasure that I share the lovely recipes that were entered throughout the month, with the theme of NUTS! The recipes links… 

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The Secret Recipe Club: Creamy Tortellini, Mushroom and Spinach Soup

The Secret Recipe Club: Creamy Tortellini, Mushroom and Spinach Soup

The Secret Recipe Club: Creamy Tortellini, Mushroom and Spinach Soup Here we go again, another Secret Recipe Club reveal day, and another amazing blog discovery with lots of new recipes. My secret partner for June was Laura from A Healthy Jalapeño blog, who has the most delicious recipes, with lots of spice and jalapeños of… 

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Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing (Recipes) As my regular readers will know, I was sent a SousVide Supreme water bath machine a couple of months ago to review, and as part fo my review, I agreed to develop and create some recipes using the… 

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Quick and Simple Pasta Pronto! Swiss Chard and Walnut Pesto Recipe

Swiss Chard and Walnut Pesto

Quick and Simple Pasta Pronto! Swiss Chard and Walnut Pesto Recipe Pasta, that easy to prepare mid-week meal, or a weekend indulgence with wine and maybe half an acre of garlic bread – it comes in many guises and it’s astonishing to think that we only really embraced this “foreign” ingredient about forty to forty-five years ago.  Many an… 

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Meal Planning Monday, 5:2 Diet Fast Days and Pesto Pasta with Parmesan Recipe (310 calories)

Meal Planning Monday,5:2 Diet Fast Days and Pesto Pasta with Parmesan Recipe

Meal Planning Monday, 5:2 Diet Fast Days and Pesto Pasta with Parmesan Recipe The Marmalade has been made, for my grand entry into the World’s Original Marmalade Awards, British Farmhouse Breakfast Week is over and January is about to slither out in either an avalanche of snow or a deluge of flooding, and, it is… 

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Easy 5:2 Fast Day Recipe: Chinese Garlic,Ginger & Honey Chicken with Noodles (200 Calories)

Easy 5:2 Fast Day Recipe: Chinese Garlic,Ginger & Honey Chicken with Noodles (200 Calories)

Easy 5:2 Fast Day Recipe: Chinese Garlic,Ginger & Honey Chicken with Noodles (200 Calories) Hello 2013! Post New Year’s Eve and post rich food with more than a few tipples of the sparkling boozy stuff, and I am already planning and creating some new 5:2 recipes for my 5:2 Fast and Feast day diet. I love… 

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Easy Family Recipe: Italian Sausage Pasta Bowl with Grana Padano Cheese (5:2 Diet)

Italian Sausage Pasta Bowl with Grana Padano Cheese (5:2 Diet)

Easy Family Recipe: Italian Sausage Pasta Bowl with Grana Padano Cheese (5:2 Diet) What a busy week I have had, and I promise you that I will be sharing all my news, as well as recipes, over the next few weeks……it will take several weeks to cover all the excitement and activities that I have… 

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An Easy Family Midweek Supper – Oven Roasted Tomato and Spring Onion Pasta in a Balsamic Drizzle

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An Easy Family Midweek Supper Oven Roasted Tomato and Spring Onion Pasta in a Balsamic Drizzle I am staying at my sister’s at the moment, and after a busy day out and about, this was a simple supper that I rustled up in about half an hour. Lovely baby plum tomatoes are oven roasted with… 

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