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What are you cooking today?
Thu 27-Apr-17
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Thank you for you Input, Ladies, must cut down on Sugar.

Today, got a nice piece of Haddock from the Fishmonger, so my favourite Mash, Peas, and battered Haddock. Got to use the Trifles up, so single Triflechef

Fri 28-Apr-17
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Chicken and Mushroom Casserole , in Slow Cooker, with Mash, and Purple Sprouting Broccoli. Gooseberries and Custard.chef

Fri 28-Apr-17
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Cod fishcake for me, and mussels for OH - with chips, of course! smile

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 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Sat 29-Apr-17
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Cooked a chicken last night, so have a few meals to use it! smile

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 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Sat 29-Apr-17
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How do you cook your mussels, Val?  I bought a big bag of frozen mussels (just the meat, no shells  laugh ) the other day, it's been years since we had mussels.  Can't remember how we had them before, but I know I wasn't all that keen on them.

We've just had fish and chips for lunch, an occasional treat, yum.

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

Sat 29-Apr-17
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Going to have a Chinese Tonight to Celebrate.  chef

Sun 30-Apr-17
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Sue, OH likes the boxed mussels (still in their shells) from Sainsburys, which are in garlic sauce - there are two bags in the box, and I have a large saucepan which will take both bags - boil in the water for just five minutes, the instructions say, but I usually cook for just a little longer than that to ensure they are all cooked!

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Sun 30-Apr-17
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Ah ok, thanks Val.  We're not overly keen on garlic - well, husband especially - so I'll probably go down the route of white wine, cream and/or lemon juice.  Or maybe do them in a risotto, so they're more of an ingredient rather than the main event.....I think that might be better for my first attempt at cooking/eating them in years, seeing as I wasn't too fond of them the last time!

Doing some batch cooking today - a kilo of minced beef to be cooked up and turned into cottage pie (for today's dinner), chilli and Bolognese sauce for the freezer.  Got another dog food recipe, a tuna loaf (I might adapt the recipe to better suit Betty's tastes), and have a couple of bruised spotty bananas to make into a cake.

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

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Roast Chicken, roast Onion, Mash, and Green Veg. Dessert, Slice of Ice Cream Roll, with Raspberries, and a wee drop of Cream.chef

Sun 30-Apr-17
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Sue, in Sainsburys they have another variety - in white wine sauce. Very easy, and with some lovely fresh bread, or in our case, with chips! When we lived in Holland, we frequented a cafe/restaurant which served them in this way, and it is a lovely memory jogger - and served with a winter beer!

It's a shame S doesn't like garlic, as it is very beneficial, I understand, for warding off illness, etc.

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Mon 1-May-17
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Leftover Chicken, so will make a few roast Tatties, as had Mash, yesterday, with Green Veg, and Gravy, maybe One Yorkshire.  Not sure about Pud.chef

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Leftover chicken - chicken curry!

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Taken Fish Pie out of Freezer, have Asparagus to use up, Daughter bought it, marked down, so some of that with Peas. Yogurt and Rhubarb.chef

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Tuesday is burger day for us beef for OH mushroom and spinach for me.

Never give up Tomorrow is another day.

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On Countryfile the weekend before last, Matt Baker helped a chap make Panaculty - I've heard of Pan Haggerty (which is a regional variation) but not that.  It's a speciality of the Tyne & Wear/Sunderland region, basically it's layers of sliced potatoes, carrots, onions and either bacon or corned beef, with a jugful of gravy poured over and slow baked.  It sounded delicious, I made it last week (with bacon, not keen on hot corned  beef) and it is!  So much so that husband requested it again, so that's what we're having, with buttered Savoy cabbage.

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

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