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Party Pies…but not a party in sight

Party Pies…but not a party in sight

Anything “bite sized” is a hit in our house, but party pies are a particular favourite. According to Shane, the basic, frozen packet variety of party pie, round of course, are the best. I beg to differ, they are not my favourite with their mystery […]

Super Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

Super Easy Chocolate Buttermilk Cake

So, thank you to my friend IRL and online Kirsty Wilson for the inspiration to bake chocolate cake today! I have hundreds of recipe books in my library, but, with a computer on the kitchen bench, Google always comes up with the goods. This recipe […]

DIY Baked Beans

DIY Baked Beans

Not that there is anything wrong with baked beans from a can, but the homemade variety are SO tasty, and whilst they don’t win any fast food awards, well worth the effort. I used the recipe from Jamie’s America page 302 and adapted it slightly […]