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Frugal 'green' soup

This is a great recipe for using up all the odds and ends of vegetables, including things some people might normally throw away such as the green ends of leeks, broccoli stalks and the outer sprout leaves. As you might guess, these ingredients are rough as it depends what you have to have to use…

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Ready Steady Cook Pasta!

I used to be a huge fan of Ready Steady Cook, where chefs and a member of the audience had to knock up a meal in 25 minutes. It goes to show that fast food doesn’t have to come in a black plastic tray! This afternoon, Little Miss Green appeared sleepy eyed in search of…

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Molly's Dustbin Bread

If you want a really rubbish recipe, look no further than Molly’s Dustbin Bread. The name comes from its amazing ability to save things from the dustbin and is a very basic cheese scone-type mix baked in loaf tin

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Candy As Sweetener

What to do with all these bags of donated candies around the holiday season, starting by Halloween overload? I have considerable experience in the conjury of long lasting mystery sweets.

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Annie's ZWW Odds N'Ends Burritos

This week, I have been so determined not to waste a single scrap of food if I could help it, that I have been hoarding bits and bobs of left over ingredients and cooked food like a foodie Fagin. Last night, I surveyed the collection of small tupperware boxes in the fridge and realised I…

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Get Bubbled and Squeaked

In the United Kingdom, Bubble and Squeak is a traditional dish made from leftover Sunday roast. The name of this dish comes from the sights and sounds made during the cooking process. Similar dishes are Colcannon from Ireland, Calentado from Columbia, and in the United States it is simply called Hash.

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