Monthly Archives: October 2010

Honey Mustard Chicken with Potatoes

Since starting this blog almost two months ago, I’ve been making more of an effort to cook more meals from scratch and avoiding the dreaded take away food that we’d been getting a little too used to.  Obviously this has … Continue reading

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Spiced Apple Chutney

Those of you on Twitter may already know that a few nights ago, a friend of mine called to see me with a rather large sack of cooking apples that she’d gathered on her farm.  When she told me she had some … Continue reading

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Back to the Olden Days… Boxty

Last week, my daughter did a project for school based on “The Olden Days”.  Part of the project involved interviewing her grandparents about life when they were children, what their houses were like, about their schools and Christmas time. We went … Continue reading

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Mammy? Can we keep him?

Like most kids, mine would love a pet. So you can imagine their reaction when we visited the grandparents last month (Note: We do visit more than monthy – It’s just taken a while for me to get round to … Continue reading

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Beer Butt Chicken

I first came across this recipe last year when I overheard a conversation in the local pub with some people who had just returned from a trip to America.  I thought it sounded really unusual and thought they must be … Continue reading

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Banana & Walnut Bread

I stumbled across this recipe on the Odlums website a while ago and have adapted it slightly to use what I have in my own cupboards.  I’ve made it quite a few times when I want to use up bananas that are … Continue reading

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