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Round Up Post
Jacket potatoes are a very popular lunch or dinner. Properly frugal, very versatile, filling, a good dieting meal if you want it to be and can be prepared in advance for convenience. What do you have for your jacket potato fillings?
One of the most wasted food items are bags of salad leaves. They are packed in a protective atmosphere and often wilt very quickly once the pack is opened. But, leftover salad ? What on earth can you do with that!
Are you extra skint this month? This post shows how you can eat well, on an incredible 50p PER DAY!
I have made lots of different sandwich pastes and toast toppers. This round up post gathers together 8 of them. I’ve really liked each of them. They are quick and cheap to make, freeze well and can be used as sandwich fillers, toast toppers, jacket potato fillings and even with pasta if let down with some liquid.
Packing up a lunch box for children or spouses is bad enough. It can be boring, tiresome and a real chore to do. You might be lucky and not mind it too much, but most people I have spoken to about it really dislike it. And if you’re also trying to stick to a strict budget on top. Oh my, the whole thing becomes a big deal.
I am a new convert to overnight oats, and I’m loving them.These are wonderful if you are time stretched. You can make up dishes ready to be topped, or a big bowl that can be used over several days, or directly in little pots ready to be topped and carried off to work or school. Children may like the control of topping their own oats, or if littlies, tiny little individual portions may appeal.
Apparently, it is Meat Free May this month. Friends of the Earth started this campaign to raise awareness of what a diet that is heavy in meat and fish can do to the planet. We are being advised to eat less meat and fish for all sorts of reasons – health,...
We are always treated to lovely coffee and something interesting to nibble at U3A meetings. Today the nibble was a little pastry tartlet filled with leftover breadcrumbs, a little onion and a smidgen of anchovy. It was divine!
I made this today. Had a pack of cranberries in the fridge and I love a good curd, so decided to make a cranberry curd with them. I looked at various recipes on the net. Many used cranberry juice, many used lots of ingredients. So in the end I opted for a Delia Smith...
I posted this yesterday afternoon, and it didn’t go! Drat. Having another go now I have a lot of bread in the freezer from our bread making course, much of it not in slices or a state of freshness to use as toast or sandwiches. So I thought I would have a little...
Anchovy Paste – do you like it, what do you do with it?