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Sun 16-May-10
10:49 pm
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Danny
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Everybody,

Because Fiona has limited time these days, and all that time is spent on gardening activities, she is unable to develop new recipes on the blog, She has been doing this for almost four years now, and we have eaten very well indeed, with the occasional inevitable disaster.

So how about this for an idea:

Post your own favourite recipes on here and we will try them out. The best ones will be featured on the blog, with full credit to yourself, and a link to your blog or web site if you have one.

You can post a link to your favourite recipe on another site if you like. We may tweak it to make our own better version (if we can) but we will still give credit to the original inventor / site and to you.

Let's see how it goes.

If you have already posted some of your favourites on this forum, then just do a comment with the name of your recipe and the link to the post in the forum where you first published it.

Contributions are welcome for canapes, starters, mains and puddings.

This project is subject to time permitting, so nothing is promised or guaranteed.Wave

Thanks,

Danny I_am_Hungry

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Sun 16-May-10
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brightspark
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How long have you got?????????????

Danny, I can't remember where I last posted, let alone where a previously posted recipe can be found!

I guess I'll have to start all over again ......

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Live life to express, not to impress
Don't strive to make your presence noticed
Just make your absence felt"
Mon 17-May-10
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Danny
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That reminds me of something i would love to do, if I had the time, or we we had a group of volunteer archivists - to index all your recipes that have been posted in the forum. Great stuff gets buried here very quickly and we all post recipes all over the shop, so never can remember where we posted.

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Mon 17-May-10
9:29 pm
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Shereen
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You've already got my current fav recipe, Danny. Or rather my Siser-in-Law's receipe that I've taken to heart. It's the JennyB Lemon and Garlic chicken over on page 33 of the "What are you cooking today?" thread.

Tue 18-May-10
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Yes indeed, Shereen, it is printed out and sitting on my desk beside me together with BS's baked lamb concoctioné. They will be our first two to test. If they do not turn out well, I will get back to you for advice because F does not do negative reviews. Which reminds me of the time, about three years ago, when we tested a recipe from another blog like F's that ranked higher at the time. It was absolutely disgusting. We did not see how we could have got it so wrong to the extent that it was actually inedible. Even the dogs turned away. We guessed that she just improvised a recipe in her head without ever cooking it.

Fiona would never ever do that. Would she? Big_Laugh

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Thu 20-May-10
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I haven't made this for ages, but I'm quite proud of my lime and white chocolate ice cream:

http://www.larecettedujour.org/2007/02/white_choco....._ice_c.php

It started out as mousse, and gradually morphed into ice cream 🙂

Or how about triple apricot trifle:

http://www.larecettedujour.org/2009/08/triple-apri.....trifle.php

I'm not as inventive as Fiona; usually I start out with someone else's recipe and then just create my own ideas from there!

Wed 7-Jul-10
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Shereen
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I forgot to post with a variation on the JennyB chicken dish, but having it for dinner tonight reminded me.

The recipe's much the same, but instead of lemon and garlic I use orange and herbs.

Squeeze the juice of half an orange over the chicken thighs, cut the other half in 4 pieces and put it in the roasting dish. Quarter 2 red onions and tuck the pieces around the chicken. Spread a teaspoon of bitter orange marmalade on top of each chicken thigh, sprinkle chopped fresh thyme, sage, salt and pepper over the lot. Roast for 45 minutes at 190 degrees C.

Wed 7-Jul-10
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Shereen, your thighs have already created quite a stir on this forum! Cheers

I can almost taste the orange variation. We too discovered that orange goes well with chicken when we tried roast chicken with orange and preserved lemon. I guess it's not rocket science when you think that duck and orange sauce is an old favourite. Good to know that you too found it a good fit with chicken. We like the combo of orange and lemon.

We will try this variation but will retain the roast garlic cloves, just tucked down in between rather than sprinkled over to prevent burning. We adore roast garlic and had almost forgotten about it until your original CT recipe.

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Thu 8-Jul-10
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Cheers Danny. I retained the garlic cloves too, but forgot to mention them above. Doh

I love the combination of roast garlic, roast onion, potato and cooking juices. Especially when the potatoes are proper Co. Down new ones.

Edited: "thighs" - oh Danny you naughy, naughty man *laugh*

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