Recipes

Recipes

Family-friendly meals that promise to be easy on your time and your budget

Kitchen Makeover! Using up Christmas leftovers Part II

We’ve already seen why the success to Christmas leftovers comes down to giving your leftovers a radical makeover. But if you’re not a fan of...

Mussels in cider with garlic bread

Recipe tip: an inexpensive recipe to feed four with a target price of £5 or less. Mussels have lots going for them – they’re fantastically...

Kitchen Makeover! Using up Christmas leftovers Part I

For mums everywhere, Christmas is an event that requires military levels of organisation and Olympian levels of energy. There are presents to buy, wrap...

Cheese and ham pancakes

Recipe tip: this recipe is designed to help people utilise leftovers and minimise waste in the kitchen. Having spent much of Christmas cooking, it’s difficult...

Ginger chicken with sesame noodles

Recipe tip: this recipe involves no more than 15 minutes preparation and 30 minutes cooking time so a total of 45 minutes from start...

Kitchen Makeover! Cracking the Crockpot Part II

Last week we heard from MyFamilyClub follower @msetoonie, who was having trouble getting flavor into crockpot meals. In the first part of this Kitchen Makeover,...

Spiced apple meringue

Recipe tip: this recipe is designed to make a simple but treaty family pudding. Adding cloves, cinnamon and brown sugar to stewed apples transforms them...

Roast lemon chicken with honey root vegetables

Recipe tip: this recipe is designed to feed a crowd. It is also freezable so could be made in advance, or made in bulk...

Kitchen Makeover! Cracking the Crockpot Part I

“I use my crockpot a lot and can’t get the stew gravy to taste of anything!” @msetoonie tells us on Twitter. Crockpot cooking is a...

Chinese BBQ pork chops with red cabbage & ginger slaw

Recipe tip: an inexpensive recipe to feed four with a target price of £5 or less.  Pork is usually less expensive than other meats...