Category Archives: Cookery

Oh dear. Not like Mom makes.

😕 I’ve had a go at Cambridge Chipmunks brownies as seen on her blog. I thought this recipe was foolproof. She thought this recipe was foolproof. I have proved us wrong – or I’m just a whole new level of … Continue reading

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Weather forecasts and apple cake update

Message for my American friends living in England. I know you don’t watch the tv. You do know we are due for hurricane force winds? Keep Juliet tucked inside and safe. Just checking. Thank you for all your lovely apple … Continue reading

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Apple recipes 1 – with thanks.

From Cambridge Chipmunk – the recipe that won a husband! Caramel Apple Crumb Pie  Yields: 10 Servings Ingredients Crust 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter or margarine chilled, cut into pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening 3 … Continue reading

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Apple recipes wanted. Please!

A plea for help here! (Scroll down if you are looking for an apple recipe). Part of the reason I loved the house I’m in so much (a small part, but not insignificant) is the apple tree that belonged to … Continue reading

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I know it’s a bit early to be thinking of Christmas, but…

I’ve been thinking about Christmas! What would make it perfect? Spend loads on presents? Have lots of family over for dinner? Go down the pub in the morning? Go for a walk in the afternoon? Have home-made everything? Colour match the … Continue reading

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Awesome Avenger cake, made by Daisy

I thought this cake was definitely worth posting. Chocolate cake castle with rice crispy cake dragon. It tasted awesome too. Notice the little characters, they are so cute. We have Captain America, Hulk (lying down), Loki (riding the dragon) Thor, … Continue reading

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