Category Archives: Side

Herby Orzo Salad

I have this cookbook that I bought for 75 pence at Foyle’s in London when I was doing my master’s. There was 1 recipe I wanted to try and I figured I couldn’t beat the price (yay for clearance sections!). … Continue reading

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Cloudy Apply Jelly

So if you are a regular reader of this blog (or even a sometimes reader) you probably have ascertained that I love making jelly, jams and pickling pretty much everything. It’s something that I’ve really gotten into since moving back … Continue reading

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A Recipe To Clear Out Your Tear Ducts

Onions. The bane of my chopping existence. Yet the best base ingredient. Besides garlic. And chocolate. Not together obviously. I’ve been thinking a lot about pickling lately, tried some pretty awful recipes (pickles beach plums…yech) as well as thought about … Continue reading

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Give Peas A Chance

I for one, love peas. I know they are the underdog of the vegetable world, next to Lima beans and broccoli. My husband absolutely detests them, even after living in a country where they are a part of the standard … Continue reading

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Broccoli Pesto

So this is officially my first post after baby. I didn’t think adding one more to our family would change the dynamic but…I was wrong. Now I expected to be sleep deprived, have a little pain, massive hormone craziness AND … Continue reading

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Shrimp, Black Barley and Couscous Salad

Last night I was trying to think of a meal to make for dinner and for my friend who was arriving from overseas could enjoy later that night when she got in. I wanted it to be no fuss and … Continue reading

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Tasha’s Corner: Asparagus Gruyere Tart

I found this recipe on pinterest posted by my sister and thought it would be perfect with some prosecco on what was supposed to be a stormy night. For once we missed the storm for the most part, but they … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Avocado Biscuits

I know I have been posting an awful lot about biscuits on here recently. Maybe it’s because they are so easy to make, but maybe it’s because I was always so awful at making them and since finding a base … Continue reading

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Easy Yorkshire Puddings

Two nights ago I was missing some friends of ours Jaime and Celi, and was remembering some of our pre-kid antics. There were many a night when we would come home from work and cook a meal and have drinks … Continue reading

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Easy Cheese Biscuits

A couple of nights ago, I was routing through the freezer trying to figure out what to make for dinner. We hadn’t gone grocery shopping in awhile, our pantry was pretty bare as was our fridge. To top it off, … Continue reading

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