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6/365 Friday= food

Almost at the end of the first week of my 2017 365 challenge. The theme for Friday will be ‘food’. Food plays a BIG part in my life. Cooking for my friends and family has always been an expression of … Continue reading

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Lazing on a Sunday afternoon

Late lunch – or early dinner- today was a slow cooked brisket, leisurely roasted on a bed of vegetables (red onion, carrot, celery, courgette, garlic, roasted red peppers, garlic and a can of plum tomatoes) and herbs until meltingly tender. … Continue reading

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Reblogged: Filling chunky ham and bean soup recipe – Life According to MrsShilts

Ooh! I found a lovely recipe for chunky soup here and wanted to make sure I found it again in the future! I’m sure I have everything I need to make this tonight- and you know how much I love … Continue reading

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364/365 today I had a grand day out

Today I went out for a spot of shopping with my lovely husband, Martin. We ended up in Leamington Spa Old Town and found the new location for Action 21, a charity organisation that we have visited before. “Action 21’s … Continue reading

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309/365 Today I..made soup

Today I…made soup. Chicken noodle soup. Comfort food. Here’s how… Sweat one finely chopped onion and one small diced carrot in a little oil until soft. Add home made chicken stock and bring to a simmer. I added a chicken … Continue reading

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283/365 Today I…went out for lunch

Today I went out for a farewell lunch for a colleague ( and friend) who is retiring. We went to the Castle at Edgehill, a historic site near Banbury. From their website: The tower was built in 1742 by Sanderson … Continue reading

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277/365 Today I… am menu planning

Today I… have been menu planning. Looking ahead to next week, I am out Monday to Wednesday evenings with panto and other committments (to be revealed) so I need to choose meals that can be prepared in advance or that … Continue reading

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244/365 Today I …am ‘souper’

Brrr, the summer days are gently fading and there’s a nip in the air!  back to work after a lovely week off and looking ahead to autumn- I am looking forward to casting off my flip-flops and saying hi to my … Continue reading

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219/365 Today I… made watermelon gazpacho

Today I…am sharing the recipe for the watermelon gazpacho that my sister and I made at the weekend. Inspired by recipes from Ottolenghi and various others that we found on the internet, Jackie and I made up our own recipe … Continue reading

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199/365 Today I…ate junk

Today I…have eaten a massive amount of takeaway food. I happened to be passing the retail park at 2.00pm during my (late) lunch hour and I was hungry. I could not face queuing in Tesco for a horrible sandwich, and on … Continue reading

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