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Slow Cooked Thursday – Chicken, Lentil and Pumpkin Curry

We’ve finally had a couple of days of warmer weather and signs of the coming summer, but still plenty of cooler, wet and definitely windy days, days where slow cooked foods feels kind of appropriate.  This week I made my … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Thursday – Minestrone

Having just picked six cabbages in the last two and a bit weeks I’ve been on the hunt for ways to use it up.  One such recipe was a version of the classic Italian pasta soup, minestrone, which I made … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Thursday – Lamb Shank, Fennel and Vegetable Soup

I’ve missed these posts a couple of times lately. Thursdays have become quite hectic so I might think about moving this post to another night, that is after school goes back, for now (as of tonight) I’m on holidays!  I’m … Continue reading

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A Late Slow Cooked Post – Pot Roast Chicken

Confession time, I went to the movies on Thursday night and completely forgot about my slow cooked Thursday post.  I saw The Sapphires with some girlfriends, it was great!  I did however actually cook a slow cooked meal this week … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Thursday – Beef Strogonoff

Today I’m going to start a food post with something completely unrelated…. GO JULIA!!  I’m not sure I’ve ever been more impressed with the performance of our beleaguered Prime Minister than I was today and if that doesn’t shut the critics … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Thursday – Baked Potatoes

In my search for interesting ways to use the slow cooker, I discovered this idea on Pinterest and pinned it immediately meaning to give it a go at some point.  I’m a bit of an ad hoc Pinterest user so … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Thursday – Bolognese

As it turns out Thursday’s is my busiest day, so a slow cooker dinner has been a life saver.  It starts at 6am (unless I sleep through the alarm after being up half the night with Miss One), involves an … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Thursday – Baked Bean

I’ve written about the home made baked beans I make a couple of times on this blog (most recently here).  I use Stephanie Alexander’s recipe from the Cook’s Companion book and traditionally it is made in the oven, cooking it … Continue reading

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