Australia Day Recipe Roundup!!!!

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Australia Day Roundup!!! I wish everyone a safe and f un Australia Day!  We currently have a yard full of teenagers for a BBQ so I’ll have a new recipe for you tomorrow especially for Australia Day, However, on te Eve, Let’s recap the Australia Day recipes of our past!  Anzac Inspired Cake Mix Cookies! […]

~Road Test Tuesday ~Soul Foods (Newcastle)!

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Road Test Tuesday ~Soul Foods (Newcastle) I’ve been remiss, you guys, in sharing this amazing place with you.  It’s a little piece of organic heaven located right in the heart of Newcastle.  It’s Soul Foods  and located in the old KFC building facing Hunter Street. Now, let me tell you that the Dancing Daughter and I […]

~ Mid Week Meal ~Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner!

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Mid Week Meal ~Sheet Pan Chicken Dinner! I’m really struggling with motivation for any type of food at the moment….although I seemed to have a huge session in the kitchen after work yesterday even though my sciatic is killing me and I wanted to cry by the time I went to bed. Still, all the […]

~ It’s too hot to cook…..Sandwich Press Saturday!!! and GIVEAWAY!!!

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~ It’s too hot to cook…..Sandwich Press Saturday!!! Ugh, it really is just so hot AGAIN today and, coupled with an injury that sees me limping around like a lame horse, I can’t muster the energy to turn on the oven! My trusty sandwich press has come to the rescue!  Last month I was chatting […]

~ Christmas is Coming ~ Easy Skillet Chicken and Dressing!!!

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~ Christmas is Coming ~ Easy Skillet Chicken and Dressing!!! Christmas is coming (and look, it’s not a mirage…..it’s an actual new recipe!)!!!! At my house growing up I was always the first in for the dressing.  It is absolutely my favourite part of Christmas dinner and I’ve even remade dressing into muffins for you […]

~Mid Week Makeover ~Meatball Sub Casserole!

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~Mid Week Makeover ~Meatball Sub Casserole! It’s mid-week AGAIN and, while I had all intention of getting here yesterday to give you a Road Test Tuesday review (yum), yesterday was the Dancing Daughter’s year 10 formal and we were busy from daybreak until well and truly past sunset. My little girl looked so incredibly beautiful […]

~Mid Week Makeover ~Greek Yogurt Chicken!

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~Mid Week Makeover ~Greek Yogurt Chicken! It’s actually past mid-week but I’m trying to catch up and not serve you something sweet AGAIN. I’ve had 2 birthday cakes to do for ballet tonight and after a big sugar hit I’m in need of some real food and not just white chocolate! Once again I have […]

~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Vampire Chicken and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and Coffee Beans!

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~Slow Cooker Sunday ~Vampire Chicken and WIN a Bodum Travel Press and Coffee Beans!   Yes, I am quite aware it is Monday. Last night I had this post ALL READY to go and then, lights out. Literally, the power went off in our house. No microwave, no kettle (hadn’t had my decaf after dinner […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Grandad’s Mince Cream Gravy!

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Mid Week Makeover ~ Grandad’s Mince Cream Gravy! Remember when I made chipped beef and my family thought it was SOOO good? I wasn’t eating meat then but when we started talking about comfort foods I immediately thought of a quick mid week menu of mince gravy (or hamburger gravy as we would have called […]

~Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Chicken ala King!!

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Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Chicken ala King   Every time I hear ala King I think of my Great Grandmother, Cleva. She was a GREAT cook and alt hough I have no idea if she actually ever made this dish, her last name was King. I loved going to her house and not just for […]