you may have noticed that there are a few references to slow cooked smoked meats on the Blog. You wouldn’t be wrong. I recently acquired a big American style smoker/BBQ and it’s been getting a fair bit of use. I love proper American food, I’m not talking McD****ds or K*C here but big hunks of…… Continue reading Smoking!

A Note On Recipes…

I have always loved reading recipes. It’s funny then that I rarely follow them. I don’t know if this is because I have been cooking for so long that I just kind of know how things should go or I just remember the recipes? Sometimes I will start making something for tea and I don’t…… Continue reading A Note On Recipes…

Cricket & Kebabs

It was by a stroke of luck that we found out the other day that there is a local cricket club that have practice sessions for children under 9 on a Saturday morning. A 1 hour session for 2 quid! Book ‘em in we thought. Today was the first morning that we took them but…… Continue reading Cricket & Kebabs

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Smoked Chicken & Sweetcorn Chowder

So Kit has to go to the emergency eye clinic, turns out she has got viral conjunctivitis, not nice. Hmmm, was going to be chicken & mushroom lasagne for tea, made with some ‘Ome smoked chicken (done at the same time as the lamb for Easter).Thinking about it though seems as our house is ‘house of…… Continue reading Smoked Chicken & Sweetcorn Chowder

Lamb In Garlic & Lemon Sauce

Five days into the Easter holidays, wake up with sore throat and generally feeling a bit sorry for myself. Three quarters of the kids are playing up and my head’s beginning to hurt now too. It’s April… I should be full of the joys of Spring but there’s still snow on the ground and its…… Continue reading Lamb In Garlic & Lemon Sauce