No need to call out for Pizza!

Pizza Lovers Recipes

Most of the time, even for me, a Pizza is either a fling in the oven, forget about it, overcooked pre-frozen affair, or comes via a small motorcycle, but Pizza is surprisingly easy to make, and can be delicious home-made, and every now and again, I make sure I have the ingredients and make my own

take away pizza

For the last few weeks, I have been indulging my love of pizza and finding some great recipes to share, but remember, the great thing about a pizza is you can pretty much fling on top of it anything you like, once you find a base you like (and do experiment, most supermarkets will also do packet mixes of pizza dough, which although not as nice as the proper home made bases, are still better than a frozen piece of cardboard tasting pizza), the possibilities are endless.

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Winter’s finally here! Lets Get Stewing!

Crockpot-Beef-Stew_4839Finally, it seems as though winter has arrived, and as soon as it gets icy outside its definitely time for some warming winter food, and a hearty stew is always top of my list, they are delicious and easy to make, with the added bonus of one pot cooking!

A slow cooker is a fabulous winter addition to any kitchen, and one of those gadgets that hopefully won’t get let to gather dust, they save on electricity, save you time,the results are delicious and you can do many things! If you shop around you can find a decent slow cooker for as little as £15 – £20, and they really are worth every penny.

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The Sunday Roast is Back!

Summer has officially gone, its done and dusted and autumn is well and truly here, that means Sundays lunchtimes are again all about the roast dinner! And whilst of course I adore any roasted joint of meat, the humble roast chicken is a often more cost effective and just as scrummy alternative, but just throwing a oven ready bird into the oven and hoping for the best really doesn't cut it, everyone has their own methods and recipes for achieving the best results for a succulent tasty roast chicken, but for the last few weeks I have been on a mission scouring the web for recipes which are easy to follow and will give you and your family that perfect Sunday Roast!

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Muffin’alicious

Chocolate for Muffins

Chocolate for MuffinsI have a passion for chocolate muffins, not those horrible greasy supermarket ones, bought cheaply by the dozen, but delicious home made muffins, oozing with gooey chocolate, light and scrummy. I find muffins easier to make than the good old fairy cake (although there is always room for a butterfly cake in my world!), Muffins, are generally always guaranteed to rise and take very little effort. My top tip though before you go out and buy a muffin tin and cases – just continue to use your standard bun tin and cases for a few goes, use a little less mixture and cut down your cooking time, that way you can make sure you love them as much as me before buying more kitchen paraphernalia to gather dust. I often make mini muffins, they are perfect for parties, for small fingers or just those wishing to munch less cake!

As always I have many many recipes for these sweet treats stored in my favourite bookmark category, so here are a few of them, no need to go out and splurge on a cookbook, just employ the power of Google!

 

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