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Yearly Archives: 2016

Christmas Dinner for the Single Man

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December 25, 2016

I'll be dining alone this year, but don't see why I shouldn't do it in style.

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HelloFresh – Sausages with Lentils

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December 16, 2016

My third recipe with HelloFresh, and - once more - one I thought I didn't need a recipe for, and was pleasantly surprised.

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HelloFresh – Haddock with Aubergine and Butter Bean Stew

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December 14, 2016

My second HelloFresh meal, and it turned out really well. The bag for this recipe came with a nice big aubergine, an onion, some parsley, a can of butter beans, a carton of passata and some paprika. In the fridge I had the haddock that had come in their chill bag.

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HelloFresh – first recipe

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December 13, 2016

My choice for the first recipe was something that looked easy. A Jamie Oliver recipe for "Chicken Traybake".

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HelloFresh – Recipe Box

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December 12, 2016

So, another week, another recipe box scheme. This week it is the turn of HelloFresh.

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Gousto: Lemon Linguine With Crab

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November 9, 2016

I've had a couple more Gousto boxes since my last post on the subject. All of the meals have been very nice, but this - Lemon Linguine With Crab - is one of the best I have cooked.

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Kitchen Safe

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October 16, 2016

It seems that, during the day, I am only in danger of bingeing in the hour or so after I eat my first biscuit(s). After that, I seem as likely to take another biscuit as anybody else. So setting the Kitchen Safe to 2 hours takes the biscuits out of reach for that danger...
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Gousto delivery number 2

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October 5, 2016

The contents of today's box.

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Mindful Chef – Fish Pie

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September 29, 2016

So, later than expected. I don't know why I am not finding time to cook properly, but the days just whiz by.

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Mindful Chef

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September 26, 2016

This is the second of the recipe boxes I am trying - Mindful Chef. After my experience with Gousto (which was totally satisfactory regarding what they supplied, but fell down in my execution of their recipes), I decided to wait until this week, when I was on holiday and had plenty of time.

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