Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

Goodness, when I think of the years I  made muffins, every weekend, settling down with a cup of coffee and the Sunday papers…not sure why I don’t anymore, probably too much of a good thing, I guess. Regardless, an oven fresh muffin, can’t be beat. They’re a cafe staple and make a great option for(…)

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Blackberry Pie

Blackberry Pie

I always feel so nostalgic when I make blackberry pie. My grandmother use to whip one up in her kitchen, banging about for what seemed like hours. My mother makes it and so do I. Now that my kids are tweenies and teenagers, I was met with eye rolling and grunting when I suggested that(…)

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Chicken Salad Sandwich Filling

Chicken Salad Sandwich Filling

Mmmmmm sandwiches, wholesome goodness in one big bite. Every time I eat one of these I think about a sandwich shop I visited in Seattle called Great Harvest Bread, it has since closed, which is a real shame as they were so organic and delicious, over flowing with sprouts and tuna mayo…YUM. I love tuna(…)

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Lemon Blueberry Loaf

Lemon Blueberry Loaf

Just a short post this week! Reason #1, it’s soooo easy. Reason #2…some MORON decided to rear end my beautiful classic 1977 orange Mercedes. The damage was so extensive I have had to give her up. I’ve owned her for nearly 10 years, raised my children in her……sooooo sad. So this loaf is dedicated to(…)

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Jelly Filled Cupcakes

Jelly Filled Cupcakes

If I told you these were easy, I’d be lying. However, the good news is, I have included an easy option for you. As usual, I will guide you through the recipe. It’s important you read through how to do the jelly, because that is where everything can go so wrong and I don’t want(…)

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Banoffee Pie

Banoffee Pie

Yay! My first blog, this has been a while coming. A big fat welcome to you..and thanks for visiting. After consulting the children..a must in any family household, I decided to do the Banoffee Pie first. Reason being, it’s an absolute stunner when finished, tastes fantastic and isn’t too difficult to make. I am going(…)

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Chocolate Macadamia Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chocolate Macadamia Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I’m no cookie expert..but these always seem to save the day. I love the way the macadamia nuts pop up through the cookie just begging to be eaten. Just knowing I’m going to bite into a large chunk of chocolate at some stage of the munching process, also brings me joy. My daughter complained about(…)

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