~ Road Test Tuesday and Top Tip! Casalare Tempura Batter ~

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~ Road Test Tuesday and Top Tip! Casalare Tempura Batter ~  On the weekend we had our 4th of July celebration and one of the desserts was the Skillet Dump Cake but the other was super thick Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes!  I baked the brownies in a Chinet Bakeware pan the day before and then […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Wings ‘n Things!

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Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Wings ‘n Things!   Huge Huge Huge weekend with doll sales and trying to pack things up.  I did get to take a break this morning when the six foot teenager asked me to drive him to work this morning and we had breakfast together first.  Jordan is working at The […]

Fish on Friday (and yes I know it’s Saturday haha!) ~ Crispy Skin Barramundi!!

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Fish on Friday  ~ Crispy Skin Barramundi!! Like all good Catholics (uh-hum, clearing my throat), we like to have Fish on Fridays sometimes……or burgers, or hot dogs, whatever When we were in Noosa, I ate my fair share of crisy skinned Barra and, while this doesn’t hold a candle to the pan seared version, it […]

Fake Out Take Out ~ Rainbow Prawns with Table of Plenty Lemon & Herb Dukkah {WIN a Nescafe Piccolini Coffee Machine!!!}

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Fake Out Take Out ~ Rainbow Prawns with Table of Plenty Lemon & Herb Dukkah {WIN a Nescafe Piccolini Coffee Machine!!!}   Fridays……I TGI them! Even though this has been a short work week, it seemed to be EXTRA busy and I often am just exhausted at the end of the week. Roy loves a […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Slow Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

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Do you have ONE MEAL that you always order? My dear hubby seems to order the same thing from Chinese restaurants in every one we have visited, except one because there is some sizzling dish he raves about that I can never remember. Similarly, he always orders lasagne at Italian restaurants and we used to […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Asian Chicken

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Today the dancing daughter and I went for an entire girlie day in Sydney. We had a WONDERFUL time and will share our adventures soon. For now, however, enjoy this super easy recipe that you’ll love to come home to with minimal fuss. But can someone PLEASE tell me how a meal/recipe can put a […]

Slow Cooker Sunday ~ Curried Chicken

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Yes, I’m still here!!! Yesterday I had a GREAT weekend breakfast recipe to share with you that I gobbled up and it was delicious. However, I didn’t get here yesterday to write or to share the recipe so I’ll save it until next Saturday for you. There are four reasons I didn’t get here yesterday. […]

Fake Out Takeout ~ Cashew Chicken

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By the time Friday rolls around I am generally to tired to lift a pan to cook dinner. It’s the end of the week, everyone is tired *and* famished, and we need a quick and easy meal to feed the masses that appear at our house each weekend. Friday is also one of those rare […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Thai Chicken Quinoa Bowl

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Don’t forget the slow cooker giveaway!!! Details at the bottom of he post I think my team has been watching too much My Kitchen Rules  I haven’t watched it, not because I didn’t want to, but because channel 7 programs don’t load quickly enough for me online and it drives me mental when it takes […]

Mid Week Makeover ~ Chicken Rice Paper Rolls

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Lenten update ~ Today I baked a batch of Oreo brownies and chocolate chip blondies for one of my stand out work teams!  Despite very trying times in our organisation, this is the small way I can let them know I personally value their contribution even if they feel like the organisation does not acknowledge their […]