Main Meals

blue cheese and red onion jam beef burgers

Homemade Blue Cheese and Red Onion Jam Beef Burgers

Now Husband is working these lovely new hours and we’re eating together more we’ve got time to be a little more creative. So, from now on (well technically from last week) Thursday shall be Burger Night. I love homemade burgers ...
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beanie burger and fries

Super Simple Beanie Burger Recipe

I love a good Bean Burger. While we obviously eat absolutely loads of meat I do enjoy veggie options too. When it comes to burgers, I much prefer a beanie burger to the more “fake meat” tasting choices. I worked ...
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vegetarian bolognese recipe

Vegetarian Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is The Boy’s favourite meal. He’d eat it 5 times a week if he could. With fish fingers and chips the other days. When asked what he wanted for tea one night this week he rather predictably said “Spaghetti ...
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Chicken and Blue Cheese Pasta

Normally, me and Hunky Husband don’t get a huge amount of time together. He works long shifts and gets home late. So, we try hard to try to spend quality time together when we can. I cook for him at ...
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Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

If a shepherd’s pie contains lamb because shepherds keep lambs and a cottage pie contains beef because…beef isn’t lamb, which is a vegetarian version? I’m calling it a vegetarian shepherd's pie because I think that sounds better but, if it ...
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wonky veg soup recipe

Wonky Vegetable Soup

About Wonky Veg Some of the larger Asda stores now sell large boxes of wonky vegetables. Basically, these are vegetables that don’t look perfect and would have normally been thrown away. There’s nothing wrong with them, they still taste exactly ...
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chilli con carne

Chilli Con Carne

I’ve blogged a chilli recipe before. But, it was at the start of my blogging journey, which invariably means it was awful! As I was making one today, I thought this was a good time to re-do it. Isn’t it ...
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homemade stuffed crust pizza

Homemade Stuffed Crust Pizza Recipe

I made my first homemade pizza about a month ago. It was without doubt the best pizza I’d ever eaten, and I’ve made a few since (sometimes for the kids, I’m not like a pizza addict). Now, once you’ve mastered ...
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broccoli and stilton soup

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Broccoli and stilton soup is my absolute favourite. I love cheese, I love soup, and I love blue cheese sauces generally. So, this is fantastic. It’s not something I normally get to have because Hunky Husband doesn’t like it. But, ...
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Homemade Chicken and Leek Pie Recipe

We had a situation last week, where whilst switching internet providers, we were internetless for 2 days. Which was awful. Especially as I work online. I ended up spending an evening with my lovely in-laws, so I could steal their ...
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Leek and Potato Soup

I’ve mentioned my love of soup before. It’s great. Especially when it’s cold. I also love potato. So potato soup is a definite win. We went to Elsecar Heritage centre today. It was absolutely freezing. This probably isn’t true. I’m ...
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Easy Homemade Pizza

I love baking bread, I love cooking from scratch and I love pizza. Yet, for some reason, I have never made my own pizzas. I’ve brought store bases, and then added our own toppings, but I’ve never made the bases ...
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Perfect American Pancakes

I love pancakes. The Boy didn’t when he was little, but does now. The girl is confused by them, she enjoys stabbing them with her fork but doesn't seem to want to put them in her mouth. So, basically, I've ...
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Gorgeous Sweet Potato Soup

I’ve never made soup. I’m not sure why, because I love eating it. It’s always just seemed like a bit too much trouble. There’s a blender involved, it must be difficult. This has been silly of me, as, on a ...
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mushroom and halloumi burgers

Halloumi and Mushroom Burgers

As with an awful lot of the food I make, this was out of a necessity to use some left-over ingredients. I had some salsa and Halloumi left from my Roasted red pepper and halloumi burgers that needed eating. They ...
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Roasted Red Pepper and Halloumi Cheese Burgers

Halloumi, as I’ve said before, is one of the best things ever! The flavour, the squeaky eating, everything, it’s amazing and should be eaten more! In this recipe, the tangy salsa works amazingly well with the sweetness of the red ...
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