Monthly Archives: October 2012

Tomato Pasta

This is such a great dish for the family.   It uses up all the old veg that didn’t quite make it into something else.  It is packed with vegetables including the ones no-one likes and the children love it. … Continue reading

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Preserving Innocence

“Good afternoon this is the school, I am a year six pupil how may I help you?”   I heard Mini Son answer assuredly.  He took a very important message and wrote it on a sheet of paper I had placed … Continue reading

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Restrained Opportunity

I was not a model pupil. Although I was not a naughty child I did not willingly fit in to the pre-formulated pathway the nuns at the convent had planned out for me.   Coming from a catholic background meant I … Continue reading

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Baked Jackets

This is a very popular way of serving Jacket Potatoes.  It does need a bit of pre-planning but if you prepare this earlier in the day it becomes a fabulous food to have following a cold damp bonfire party maybe … Continue reading

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Seize Your Moment

It has been a week of mixed emotions this week.  A very wonderful lady sadly passed away suddenly the other day.   Karen had been an important part of my childhood and that of my siblings.   She was a very close … Continue reading

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Raspberry and Toffee Pavlova

Just picking up milk for home at the supermarket and wondering what on earth to come up with for pudding after our Sunday Roast.   Middle Son being helpful added a pavlova case and toffee sauce to the basket.   … Continue reading

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