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Nan Thompson
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Home Cook, Energy Healer, Kitchen Witch
Home Cook, Energy Healer, Kitchen Witch

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Slow-Roasted Shoulder of Lamb
I've been using the slow-cooker a lot more these days, and with the temperatures dropping have also started using the oven more to slow-roast different meats. It's a handy way of warming the flat when I don't want to have the radiators on as well. Of course...

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Slow-Cooked Beef Stew
I love the flavour of slow cooked beef, and I love eating stews this time of year when it starts getting cooler. But I hate overcooked, mushy vegetables. This recipe takes a bit more work in the kitchen, but in the end gives me the best of both, tender, fal...

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Slow-Cooked Beef Stew
I love the flavour of slow cooked beef, and I love eating stews this time of year when it starts getting cooler. But I hate overcooked, mushy vegetables. This recipe takes a bit more work in the kitchen, but in the end gives me the best of both, tender, fal...

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Cheater's Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
I may have mentioned before, but I love cooking traditional foods from many cultures. And the reason why I like cooking these foods is because I know that every village, every family, every region had their own variations. Despite what we may think today wh...

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Fish Chowder
  We're at a funny time of year here in England. The days are getting longer and everywhere there are signs of summer, but temperatures have been quite cool in recent weeks. My body is telling me though that it's time for eating lighter foods - chicken, and...

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Curried beef hash over pasta
Due to a change in circumstances I no longer have my large kitchen with loads of cupboard and fridge/freezer space. I am now living in a flat with a small postage stamp kitchen, minimal cupboards, and most disturbing a small fridge with a tiny icebox (big e...

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Cooking Kedgeree
A traditional British kedgeree Kedgeree is one of many traditional British foods that had its origins in India and entered the British food menu during the colonial Victorian Age at a time when Anglo-Indian cuisine was fashionable. It is also, traditionally...

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What on Earth Can I Do With Quinoa
Raw quinoa Quinoa, pronounced 'keen-wah', has come to prominence in recent years as one of the much touted "super-foods". When I talk about using it in cooking though, I am still met with people telling me they have no idea what they're supposed to do with ...

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More Kids in the Kitchen - Making Latkes
My elder son came home last week and told me that for their Religious Education home work the teacher had asked the boys to cook Jewish Latkes at home, and take a picture of themselves with the finished product. Sure, let's do it. But what are they? A quick...

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Solicited review of PG Tips Premium Gold Blend Tea
I'll admit it, I do like my tea. Most days at home I do things quick and easy, pulling a tea bag out of a box and brewing up a cup of "builder's tea" sweetened with a bit of Stevia and a good splash of skimmed milk. So, I was very happy to sign up when BzzA...
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