Favourite Coffee at Home

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. It’s estimated that around 146 billion cups are consumed in the United States each year. The days when you had to visit your barista to get a good coffee are gone. Now you’ll be able to enjoy making these drinks yourself at home. Let’s look at some of the ways that you can do this.  Espresso One of the most popular types of drinks is espresso. This drink is notable for its full flavour. Because of the powerful hit of coffee, it has grown to be one of the …

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Indoor Grilling: Tips and Recipes

Grilling is an easy, healthy, and delicious way to prepare your food. The good news is that you don’t need an outdoor grill. You can use a compact indoor grill to help you prepare your meals at home. Here are some tips you can use to grilling at home easy.  Types of Indoor Grills Let’s start by talking about the two types of indoor grills that you can use. First, you have a contact grill. This comes with a lid. This can present some benefits. By shutting the lid, you will be able to keep the smoke contained. The most …

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Ye Olde Hot Dogs

Lockdown Lunch – Spaghetti Dogs

I don’t know about you, but since we have been in lockdown the kids have turned into ravenous creatures who clear the food in the cupboards within hours. I have been trying to come up with fun things for lunch that will keep their tummies full and not break the bank. One cheap and easy lunch they all enjoy is one we have fondly named Spaghetti Dogs and it is really quick and easy to do. All you need is a tin, or jar of hotdogs and some spaghetti. Chop the hotdogs into three or four pieces and get the …

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Fresh Food

Top tips on how to reduce food waste

Did you know that every year, we throw away 7 million tonnes of food? This works out at a staggering £12 billion, and much of what we discard could have been eaten. Reducing food waste is so simple, and if you follow these tips below, not only will you spend less money on food (because what you buy will go further), but you’ll also be doing your bit to help the environment. Be smart when unpacking food When you unpack your weekly shop, don’t just put the new items in front (or on top) of what’s already in your fridge …

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Jacket Potato Topping

Lunch in 5 minutes with McCain Ready Baked Jackets

When it comes to lunch I am stuck in a bit of a rut. My go to choice of food is normally a good old sandwich or scrambled egg on toast if Sebby requests it, but since January I have been trying to limit my bread intake. This month McCain got in contact with a challenge to create a quick and delicious McCain Ready Baked Jacket Potato topping recipe. McCain Ready Baked Jacket Potatoes cook in just 5 minutes in the microwave but still keep that oven-baked taste and are great for cooking for lunch as you don’t have to …

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