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The Black Douglas…

So, it’s Easter, you expect a recipe for Hot Cross Buns/Chocolate eggs/a cake with cute chicks strewn over it? Jog on!!! Well, okay, it might have started out as something like that, but once I’d gotten the ingredients out, I … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning out the Fridge…

Wow, I hadn’t realized how long it’d been since I’d blogged. So much going on, work has been exhausting, another hospital admission for my daughter, Christmas and New Year……oh, and my beloved Apple G5 finally died. Bought second hand 10 … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence…..

So, what’s been happening since I last posted? Well, the government decided that my daughter doesn’t need a carer any more, so I was told to look for work, and I found it, and started p/t in an office. All … Continue reading

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Ahoy there…….

Salted caramel, popcorn, toffee………you can barely move in supermarkets for products mixing salt with sweet. And, no excuses, but we all need something sweet in our lives sometimes, right? It’s not like I can even say ‘oh, this’d be lovely … Continue reading

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“Ne’er Cast A Cloot………

…..till May is oot” is an old Scottish saying that means that the weather in Scotland can be very changeable and that it’s a foolish person who will change into their summer attire before the month of May has finished. There’s always … Continue reading

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Posh Nosh…..

Madam et Monsieur, je presents un Vegetable Mixed et le Béchamel Sauce en Croute. Or, as my son called it……….. ‘That pie thingy in the oven’. So, in one swift move, you’ve discovered that my mastery of the French language … Continue reading

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Now, That’s What I Call……………

…..multitasking. One post – 4 recipes, no waffle. Oh, all right, but just a little bit of waffle, promise. Imagine the scene…….oranges and satsumas starting to look a bit pass their best in the fruit bowl, so what do you … Continue reading

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Summertime, And The Livin’ Is……….

……strawberry. I’m not really a gâteaux gal. If you look back at the cakes I’ve made, I don’t think there’s one. Anywhere. But I follow a page on Facebook for the Scandinavian Kitchen, which is down in London and so … Continue reading

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I Tried My Best and Bloody Magazines…..

Okay, so, I managed 4 days (which is still a personal best), but for the last 2 days I’ve had a bit of a migraine, so I’ve barely been on the computer and certainly not updating the blog. Hey ho, … Continue reading

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Smooth Operator…..

Apparently Smoothies are all the rage. Yes, they’ve even made their was to my small corner of Scotland with a new smoothie bar opening just last week. A lot of recipes include ice to help them have that luscious thickness that’s … Continue reading

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