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Jul 14th, 2011

Beef casserole with fennel and stuff

1 tablespoon olive oil 4 brown onions cut into eighths 4 stalks celery diced 4 cloves garlic crushed 5 shortcut bacon rashers diced 1.5kg topside beef roast diced 1 bottle of red wine, less the small glass you poured to check it’s fit to drink.* 1 fennel bulb diced (white part only) 4 carrots diced […]

Jul 13th, 2011

Last night’s dinner

Take: One pork roast with perfect crackling (even if I do say so myself) Roast potato and sweet potato Steamed broccoli Garlic roasted brussel sprouts – lots of crispy bits! Fennel, apple and red onion drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar and baked till caramelised Add: Eyes slightly bigger than one’s tummy. Results: Eat […]

May 11th, 2011

Chicken udon soup

Another in my “write it down so you don’t forget what you did” series of impromptu recipe creations. This is the sort of thing that happens when I haven’t even begun to think about dinner till after 7pm and the thought of pizza delivery makes me feel slightly ill. 3 serves of udon noodles (I […]

Oct 29th, 2010

Beef and Barley Stew

On Thursday night I was faced with some defrosted steak, no shopping done, no plan and a mother-in-law coming for dinner. It was time to call on my inner Nanny Ogg, here’s what she came up with: Beef and barley stew a slosh of olive oil3 onions, diced1kg steak, diced1/2 red capsicum, dicedgenerous sprinkling of […]

Sep 26th, 2010

Pear and blue cheese salad

Last night my dinner was this salad on its own. Except I didn’t have any baby spinach to go with it. Tonight Adam wanted to bbq some steak so I when I went to the shops to acquire said steak I grabbed some spinach, pears and cheese and made it again. Because it is yummy.  […]

Jul 31st, 2010

Chicken noodle soup

Today was not a good day, but it ended well. In fact dinner was pretty much the only thing that went right today, even Caitlin liked it. 250g thin egg noodles1 tablespoon of olive oil1 teaspoon crushed ginger2 teaspoons minced garlic1 punnet of fresh baby corn, cut into bite sized pieces6 mushrooms, sliced150g sugar snap […]