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Mid week cooking so nice and simple this week, I wish it could always be that simple! Taken from my favorite source of the moment, the Taste website, I wanted something easy and quick so I didn’t have to fluff around in the kitchen. Turned out well since I have been free-lancing the last two

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On the weekend, Iron Chefs David, Jason, Rob and myself got together for a bit of cooking before a night out at the movies. We wanted something pretty basic so we could just prepare it, chuck it in the oven and relax a little. I thought some kind of pasta bake or cannelloni would be

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It’s mid-week cooking time again folks! This week I was tossing up between meatballs and cannelloni. It was a tough decision, but this recipe sold me. Who would have thought to put salami in meatballs? It’s genius! I altered the recipe a bit and added double the quantity of tomatoes as I love lots of

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So my mother insisted I learn how to cook beef stroganoff. Considering every time she makes it, it’s delicious, I thought I better learn how to cook it too! It was actually quite simple and easy to make. Most importantly the flavour was so rich and creamy, it was the perfect meal for a cold

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Sorry folks, not mid – week cooking from me this week. I’ve been a bit busy finishing up with my old job, preparing to get ready for the next (I’m a little be nervous to be honest, but hopefully I will fit in, if not I can bake them all cakes and buy their love

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Mid-week cooking was back this week! My parents arrived safely back into the country on the weekend with mountains of Swiss chocolate for me to eat! I also got a new camera but I’m still working out all the kinks, so hopefully my photos on here will be a bit better soon. So, yet again

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This weekend has been a milestone; my first official dinner party as hostess. And luckily for me it went extremely well!! The original plan was for everyone to bring a dish and we would all share, but in the end I said I’d just bang a pasta bake in the oven and everyone else would

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Saturday night I had 2 new Iron Chef friends enter the kitchen. As they are vegetarian I had to consult the vegetarian section of library! I tried to find something fairly easy for us to do and then pop in the over so we could prepare dessert as it cooked. I did want to try

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Mid-week cooking is back! Although it nearly wasn’t as I was quite tired from running the household with my parents away for 4 weeks. The lucky ones are holidaying in Europe whilst I look after the house and not try to burn it down! Last time they left me the freezer blew up and I

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My mid-week cooking came from the latest Delicious magazine (May 2008, pg. 32). I put my boyfriend in charge of cooking the pasta as I worked on everything else. Was truly delicious and will definitely be making it again! Serves 4 500g spaghetti extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 long red

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