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Becky’s Bread

Yesterday Becky started perusing “Cook with Confidence” and decided she wanted to make the pizza recipe. She read the all the instructions to me before checking with me on the list of ingredients. We were missing tomatoes and olives. I … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Kale Lasagna 

We found this recipe in “Skinny One-Pan Recipes” magazine. It has taken a while to find the type of pasta. The recipe calls for “campanelle” but the closest we found was “fiorelli”, which worked really well. This is recipe number … Continue reading

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Double Kimchi

We borrowed a cookbook from the library and fell in love with it. Matt Basile’s “Street Food Diaries” is creative, daring, spicy, and Canadian. We have never eaten kimchi in our lives and this book made us want to own … Continue reading

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Leek and Gruyere Rosti

This is another Gordon Ramsay recipe from “Home Cooking”. You parboil a pound of potatoes. Cool and grate. Meanwhile shred a leek and sauté until soft. Add the potato, 2 ounces grated Gruyere, seasoning and mix.  Fry in butter and … Continue reading

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Spicy Lentil Soup

We have a lot of cookbooks that we hardly ever use. We get in a rut and use the same recipes over and over again. This challenge is about breaking those habits and trying new recipes and new ingredients. This … Continue reading

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Chickpea, Spinach & Mushroom Wellington 

This recipe comes from the GBBO Showstoppers book. The recipe covers two pages, which I am not going to reproduce here. This is a puff pastry recipe which we have not used until now.  First you make a duxelles. Becky … Continue reading

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Leek and Cheese Pie

Number 23 of our Bake Off challenges was going to be Stilton, Potato and Caramelised Onion Pie from “GBBO How To Bake” book. We switched it to a Leek and Cheese Pie from “Real Irish Food” by David Bowers.  Rub … Continue reading

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What is a Briouat?

They are Moroccan pastries and are number 21 of our Bake Off challenges. We decided to make these with our leftover filo/phyllo pastry from our strudel bake a couple of weeks ago. We we going to make a spanakopita, but … Continue reading

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Two For One Recipe 

This recipe was from my dear friend Liz, who was lost to cancer 6 years ago. I think of her every time I make it, and can hear her voice saying, “it’s easy”. Grate one carrot, one onion, one head … Continue reading

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Easiest Brownies, Ever…

To mark the one year anniversary of my ankle trauma and surgery, and celebrate that I am still standing, walking, running, and dancing, we decided we needed chocolate! This is a two ingredient Nigella Lawson recipe, and it happens to … Continue reading

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