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  • Slow Cooker: Lasagne

    Jess McGlynn February 25, 2014

    I’m afraid I didn’t take any photographs of this lasagne as I was making it, bit of a fail on my part but I’ve had a couple of people ask me for the recipe so you’ll just have to use your imaginations.  I’ll give you…

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  • The One Where…My Slow Cooker Exploded

    Jess McGlynn February 17, 2014

    My blog posts seem to be full of, ‘almosts but not quites’ at the moment.  I’m not sure what is going on! In actual fact, my slow cooker did not explode, sorry for reeling you in under a falsehood but I’m quite certain that it…

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  • Let’s Bake: Fish Cake

    Jess McGlynn February 11, 2014

    This is one of the simplest cakes I’ve made, but a very effective one!  The only tricky part is getting your smarties to line up across your fish but I know for a fact that mine went a bit squiffy and you can’t tell when…

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  • Let’s Bake: Train Cake

    Jess McGlynn February 3, 2014

    Okay, so it has almost been a year but I’ve finally got around to blogging about Eli’s train birthday cake! When I was looking at making him a train cake, I found that there weren’t many tutorials or examples online, unless you wanted to be…

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  • Let’s Bake: Berry & Yoghurt Traybake

    Jess McGlynn September 21, 2013

    We had some fruit sitting in the fridge waiting to be used up so my Other Half decided to do some baking with Meg.  She loves to bake (read: she loves to lick the spoon after baking) so it was a lovely opportunity for some daddy-daughter…

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  • Let’s Bake: Cheater’s Cheesecake

    Jess McGlynn August 14, 2013

    If you saw my Black Forest Trifle, you’ll know that I am a fan of quick and easy desserts that don’t take too much time to throw together. My Cheater’s Cheesecake recipe is perfect for using up fruit, can be made with just about anything…

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  • Let’s Bake: Black Forest Trifle

    Jess McGlynn July 28, 2013

    This month we have set ourselves the challenge of sticking to our meal plan and of trying new things.  One thing I’ve never tried to make before is trifle and so, when I saw this recipe, and it looked simple enough, I decided to give…

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  • Let’s Party: Woodland Fairy

    Jess McGlynn May 14, 2013

    Having children born 2 years and 5 days apart in the same pay packet as our own birthdays means we don’t have much time to recover finances between birthdays. This puts us on a strict budget for any birthday party. My challenge therefore, when Meg…

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