Hi, my name is Annie!
As a busy working mum I'm always looking for ways to save time (and money) in the kitchen but still produce healthy home-cooked meals. Here you can read about my continuing attempts to make delicious quick - & cheap - meals in no time! (and a few other recipes too...).
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Category Archives: Cook Once – Eat Twice
Don’t you just love those recipes that you can serve up in a number of different ways – cook double one night and serve it up looking like a whole new meal the next day (it saves all those groans … Continue reading
One of the tricks that people suggest to save money on your meals is to bulk out your meals with lentils and pulses. I have to admit that I’ve never been sure how that would go – or how they … Continue reading
It’s always great when you can manage to get more than one meal from one evenings cooking. These are both simple recipes that you can either make separately, or cook extra roast pork the first night so you can use … Continue reading
OK – it’s not really roast dinner season at the moment – but when faced with large amounts of ham to cook (and you can of course eat cold ham in any season) I got out my recipes for Roast … Continue reading
Click on the headings to see the choices! This is one of those great recipes where you can cook double and have the basis for two different meals. Just my kind of recipe! Make some extra bread dough and you … Continue reading
Everyone needs a good standby pasta sauce. Easy and quick to make – ideally from store cupboard ingredients. This one fits the bill beautifully.
It was inspired by a …
One of the best ways I find to save time during the week is to cook extra one night to use the next evening also. Of course, what you don’t want is for the children to take one look at it the second time around and chorus “Oh no, not this again!” …