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Stock making with bones part 2: raw bones

Large raw bones are very easy to use for making stock: long slow cooking helps the meat fall right off. This meat won’t be stringy, so it can either stay in the stock, chopped roughly, or be used separately in

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Stir Fried Cauliflower ‘Waste’

I absolutely love Chinese-style stir-fried vegetables. Although prep can be time-consuming, the veggies cook quickly in a minimum amount of fat, so they retain most of their nutrients and don’t gain much in the way of calories. Stir-frying is also

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Main Dish Stuffed Mushrooms  

An impressive-looking dish, this is a quick recipe for a light but satisfying meal for two. You could easily adjust it to serve more people for a starter or party nibbles by using smaller mushrooms, and not piling too much

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Using Food ‘Donations’

I think I have a bit of a reputation. I’m not sure what it is, but it results in people giving me food I haven’t asked for. Often, it is leftovers following a visit to my mother-in-law. Sometimes, it is

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Healthy Pork Pie

This recipe is designed for using up scrappy bits of leftover roast dinner, and is brilliant on a cold day. By taking advantage of  ramekins, you can make up as many (or few) individual portions as you wish. My ramekins are

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Planned leftovers with Ham

I haven’t written about planned leftovers in a while, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about them. Yes, I think about possibilities for leftovers when I’m working on my menu, but I also think about them when I go to

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