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To rediscover real food, regain the habit
of cooking from scratch with locally sourced
ingredients, and free myself from the
banality of the supermarket.

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Instant Pot Adventure #2 – Pressure Cooked Chicken

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September 8, 2019

My first use of the Instant Pot as a pressure cooker would be to cook a whole chicken.
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Instant Pot Adventure #1 – Beef Stew

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September 7, 2019

I've cooked many beef stews, so this is nothing new.

But it is my first one in my Instant Pot.
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Experiment with BBQ Lamb

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September 15, 2018

I've just been on holiday, and of course I took my Davy Crockett grill with me.

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Simple BBQ Automation

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August 31, 2018

A while back I refitted my larger Traeger pellet grill with a new home-built controller.

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BBQ Cleanup

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April 19, 2018

Finally got around to the great BBQ spring cleanup. A simple enough job, but between illness and the weather, I hadn't managed it.

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Firebox BBQ Pizza Oven

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March 18, 2018

While at the garden centre on Friday, I picked up a Firebox BBQ Pizza Oven for some silly money.

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Review: The Baking Club

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January 5, 2018

Several months ago Chris asked whether I'd be interested in reviewing a sample box he received from 'The Baking Club'. As baking is a hobby for me, I was quite happy to take him up on that and, during his most recent visit, we cracked open the box to see what we'd find. The...
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Wood Pellet Grill Forum – www.pelletfan.com

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September 21, 2017

I've long been a follower of the PelletHeads BBQ forum, which catered specifically to the kind of pellet-fueled smoker I use.

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Lakeland Mini Multicooker

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August 26, 2017

So if I am trying to free up more kitchen top space, the last thing I should do is buy another gadget?

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Simply Cook – A Recipe Box With A Twist

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July 29, 2017

Today, I am reviewing Simply Cook, a different type of recipe box from the others I have reviewed so far - Gousto, Hello Fresh, Mindful Chef.
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