Another Week in Dinners

I got lots of interaction from last week’s post on dinners so I decided to note what we ate this week to share our everyday dinner ideas. Again, nothing pretty, nothing planned way in advance and nothing fancy. Just real life what turned up on my plate dinners. Monday Chickpea…

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A Week in Dinners

I like my dinner. In fact, I think about what’s for dinner from the time I get up. We have ours around 6pm, usually the boys and I, with Miss L supervising from her bouncer, and P reheating his when he gets home. I tend to do my grocery shopping…

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Cheesy Broccoli Bake (with added Pancetta)

You know the way the supermarkets do special deals on veg? Well, this led to there being an inordinate amount of broccoli in our house during the week, which in turn led me to googling recipes involving broccoli that would mean that I wouldn’t have to go to the shop…

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Pesto Chicken and Vegetable Traybake

Regular readers will know that I am all about easy recipes, especially those that involve as little washing up as possible. (Aha, cookbook idea “Bumbles of Recipes that don’t involve much washing up”, must remember that one, if you’re a cookbook publishing person feel free to contact me!).   I…

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Sausage, Butterbean and Leek Casserole

Sausage, Butterbean and Leek Casserole   What kids don’t love sausages?  I found this recipe a couple of years ago when I had extra sausages in the fridge and fancied something interesting.  Both boys love it, we’ve fed it to friends and family and I have shared the recipe link…

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Very Easy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

I tested this recipe a few years ago for Mummy Pages (their version with my photograph is here) and it has become a firm favourite in our house. I was skeptical as I had made the full on one before with homemade white sauce and would usually turn my nose…

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Beef and Chorizo Stew

Stew is the food of winter days, coming home from school and a big plate of it for dinner, with pools of butter in the mash, I can still taste it.  The key to a good stew I think is to cook it slowly so that the meat is really…

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