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What are you cooking today?
Thu 20-Apr-17
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Smoked haddock, mash and veg.  Summer pud to follow.

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Much more aware of using up what needs to be used up, so instead of just consigning my Bacon to Soup, will use the Medallion bits, they are thick cut, anyway, as part of a Meal, and the rest can go for Soup. So, for Dinner Today, layered Potato and Onion, done in Oven then the top crisped at the end, with the Bacon, and Broccoli for a bit of Green, do like to see Green on my Plate, with Ice Cream Roll, and Raspberries. Another Option, for the leftover Bacon, the fatty bit, freeze, and then when needed fry crisp and use in a Pasta Dish. Just need to think outside the Box.cheflaugh

Fri 21-Apr-17
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Same here Tina, I'm trying to make sure I use up everything.  I had 4 bacon rashers and 2 sausages leftover from previous meals, and some cauliflower cheese.  I chopped and browned off the bacon & sausages with a sliced leek, a few wrinkly mushrooms and half a can of sweetcorn, then made a cheese sauce and mixed it all together.  Put it in a dish and topped it with the leftover cauli cheese, with a bit of extra grated cheese and some breadcrumbs scattered over the top.  Browned under the grill and served with broccoli for lunch, delicious.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Fri 21-Apr-17
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Sun 23-Apr-17
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Roast Chicken Dinner, with Arctic Roll and Raspberries for Dessert. chef

Sun 23-Apr-17
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Smoked haddock, with some mashed potatoes and peas.

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Mon 24-Apr-17
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Cold Chicken, not sure whether to serve with a Salad, or hot Gravy. Usual Veggies. Rhubarb and Raspberry Crumble.chef

Mon 24-Apr-17
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Had half a butternut squash and 2 floppy leeks in the fridge, along with some pastry in the freezer.  So I've made a flan with them, with a small tin of sweetcorn and plenty of grated Cheddar, we'll have it with salad.

Enough pastry left to make an open rhubarb and apple tart, with the pastry edges just roughly folded over - a slump?  Or flump?  Something like that anyway   big_laugh

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Mon 24-Apr-17
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Might try this, as I have some turkey fillets.

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Corned Beef Stovies, witj Veggies, single Trifle.chefchef

Tue 25-Apr-17
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brightspark said
Might try this, as I have some turkey fillets.  

This was really good - will do again!

Tonight I have some beef mince to cook - will probably be cottage pie.

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Have leftover Stovies, not a lot, but not wasting, think I will make a couple of Pasties, adding Carrots and Peas. Not Tonight, I hasten to add. Have cut out Cakemaking for a bit, as want to eat less Sugar, to help with a re-curring Condition.  Has anyone used 'Stevia' ?chef

Wed 26-Apr-17
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I tried Stevia, Tina, but found it had an after taste like other sugar substitutes.  May be my palate but donated the rest of the container to daughter who uses it.

Going to make omelette with home made spicy wedges and veg for lunch.  We'll just have a sandwich or something quick later in the day.  OH has an appointment for a blood test this morning and late this afternoon he has to go to the hospital for a check on his implanted cardiac monitor.  Hopefully the data will show up something useful.  Fingers crossed but I don't think the cardiac bods will find anything until he collapses again. 

Beautiful sunny day here today but there are still heaps of hailstones lying around after the showers overnight.

Wed 26-Apr-17
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Thanks, Iris, I hate that aftertaste, so will not waste my Money.  Think I will make Pasties, as have Corned Beef left over, as well as a small Portion of Stovies. chef

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Tina, I've tried Stevia too and thought it had a very strange taste and smell even.  I still make cakes as husband likes homemade cake so much, but for the past couple of years I've been cutting down on the amount of sugar I use in them - I now use just half of the stated amount.  He's never complained, and they still taste plenty sweet enough to me.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

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