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Dessert Ideas

Here is a recipe that has been passed down in my family and is almost always at every family gathering. A light, cool and refreshing layered dessert with a shortbread crust that is easy to make. A great way to end any meal, whether it be a holiday gathering or a barbecue. You can also […]

Commercial Taste like Home Food

Fast food is what it says it is, fast food and it need not be burgers and Big Mac’s and other items often eaten at fast food restaurants. Fast food, in the purest sense of the description, is food that can be prepared quickly. It takes minutes in  preparation and can be eaten a couple […]

Creative Potato Recipes

I’m always looking for new potato recipes. I did some experimenting and came up with Parmesan Garlic Potatoes. Recipe follows: Ingredients– 4 Medium Potatoes, peeled and cut into small chunks– 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced– 1 cup grated parmesan cheese– 3 tbsps oil– 2 cups stock (any will work – or use water)– […]

Cider

I recently had a change of heart especially now the weather has been getting better. It was a shopping visit to my local smaller supermarket called Budgens in Eastcote Middlesex that saw me buying two packets of cod without breadcrumbs and these were skinless. Wanting to have a nice alcoholic beverage which I try out […]

Cocktail Recipes Mint Cream Dream

Mint Cream Dream- This drink was created when a few friends and I went out to our local bar. The theme of the night was to follow the theme of the Long Island Iced Tea- that is, to make a very strong drink that was very easy to down. The winner to that competition was […]

Chipolte Mayonnaise Grilled Poblano Peppers Stuffed Jalapenos

Capsicum Annuum are peppers, sweet or hot, grown in most climates around the world. Peppers are most productive where the weather is warm and dry and depending on flavor intensity and fleshiness of the fruit, culinary use varies from vegetable, as with sweet bell peppers, to spice, as with cayenne or jalapenos. Cultivars of Capsicum […]

Cake Recipes

‘SIMNEL CAKE’ is a very old English treat. Making it, has become a tradition especially for Easter. There are some regional differences around the country, but they are all pretty similair. They have all been passed down through families, from one generation to the next over many years. The Simnel cake is a true Easter […]

Bread Bowl Baking

Bread bowls are fun and a unique way to serve soups, dips, salads and so much more.  These are great to serve main dish meals that are stews or soups in, and can be festive for guests when preparing dips or serving salads.  Making bread bowls really can be quite rewarding and the recipe is […]

Best Kitchen Gadgets

Gadget, meaning a device to be used for a particular purpose. In the kitchen this can mean a drawer full of gadgets, egg separator, peeler, garlic press, and on and on. Young people today think that every time a new gadget comes on the market and if they don’t have one, their kitchen will not […]

Candy Retro Candy Oldfashioned Candy c Andy Store

Candy Our Love Affair With Retro Candy and Where You Can Buy it On Line Retro candy has become a hot commodity. For kids the most pleasurable experiences often involve having a piece of their favorite candy. For me, some of the most memorable times I can recall included the eating of a ‘peanut pattie’, […]