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PIE PERFECT

July 9, 2020
There’s nothing quite as comforting as a hearty homemade pie for warding off winter blues. And making your own pastry need not be a chore. A food processor is a bonus. However, if you don’t have one when making short pastry, grate the butter into the flour then rub it in...
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CHEAP AND CHEERFUL

July 2, 2020
It's dollar-stretching time — but choosing lower-cost foods does not necessarily mean lowering your standards. Add a little imagination to your meal presentation and your dinner can still look a 'million dollars'.  Carbohydrates such as pasta, rice and potatoes he...
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SLOW AND EASY

June 23, 2020
Colder days are with us — time to enjoy yummy warming meals from the slow cooker. It’s the busy cook’s best friend. I’m using ours twice a week. I just throw all the ingredients in the cooker, cover it and let it slowly simmer away all day filling the house with ...
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SWEET ON GLUTEN-FREE

June 14, 2020
I love to indulge in winter puds but I usually limit my treats to visits from friends or family. For me, hot, saucy, sweet endings to meals are cheerful comfort food. And as we have a couple of gluten-intolerant family members coming to stay, this week’s creations are whea...
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EGGSELLENT EATS

June 8, 2020
If there was a perfect food then the egg would be a top contender. Eggs are packed with protein, vitamins and minerals. They’re easy to cook, readily available and very affordable. Boiled, scrambled, poached or fried, eggs make wholesome snacks, breakfasts, brunches, lunch...
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VEGETABLES PLUS

June 2, 2020
Over the last few weeks my family’s ‘Meatless Mondays’ have been extended to Tuesdays and sometimes even Sundays. I used yummy, long shelf-life, meat-free goodies from the pantry — all of which make wholesome meals when combined with vegetables from the garden or...
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MICRO MAGIC

May 20, 2020
Why should we be utilising our microwave ovens more? Because they use less power than traditional ovens, they save time and often foods are higher in nutritional goodies than if boiled or steamed.  Less moisture is lost from the food as there are no radiant elements in ...
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FEEL-GOOD FAVES

May 12, 2020
If there was ever a time when we’ve needed comfort foods then that time is now. Comfort foods give us a sense of wellbeing — of emotional comfort. People’s preferences will differ but generally the consoling dishes will be prepared in a traditional style. For examp...
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SIMPLY SOUPER

May 5, 2020
All soup is soul food. Bee Wilson, British Writer Deservedly a universal favourite, soups come in more varieties than any other dish. A soup provides warm comfort on cooler days and can be a meal in itself — served with chunky breads and/or cheese on the side. Prepared...
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COOL KIDS COOKING

April 27, 2020
Holidays and weekends are a great time to let your kids loose in the kitchen. Whether it be tearing up lettuce leaves for a salad and tossing them with a dressing or some simple baking, food preparation can become a fun art form — if you encourage the kids to use their...
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