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Category Archives: side dishes

Zucchini Fritters

Does absence truly make the heart grow fonder?  And, if yes, can it work in the case of absent posts from long-lost food blogging sisters? We are sincerely sorry for our neglect of GF&H of late; the truth is we have been positively distracted since last summer by a commission from New York-based food author, […]

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Sautéed Brussels sprouts
 with Bacon

So next on my Thanksgiving recipe recommendation list is Brussels sprouts, yum! Okay, so I know that’s unlikely to be everyone’s first reaction, and I also know that Brussels sprouts are often given a bad name by over enthusiastic cooking and early memories of squishy greeny-grey things we were forced to eat on the side […]

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Potato and Swiss Chard Dauphinoise

Only a couple of days to go until I jet off to the Dordogne for 4 days of food styling and photography tuition with five other food blogging ladies looking to upgrade their skills.  Of course whilst we’ll be learning all about lighting, shooting angles and dressing of dishes from the experts I have no […]

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Red Wine Mushroom Sauce

This recipe from Bon Appetit is a perfect dinner party dish. It goes really well with a beef roast or steak taking a simple dinner to something just a little more special. I usually serve it with a beef tenderloin, a Layered Potato Gratin (recipe coming soon!) and simply steamed harricot vert or green beans. […]

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Roast tomatoes with raisins and feta

Anne sent me this recipe recently and I loved the sound of the ingredients so while Lorna and I are both here in England visiting Mum I decided it was the perfect opportunity to give it a try. I really love roasted tomatoes, I’ve tried several warm salad dishes that have tomatoes as an ingredient […]

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