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Crocktober – the third week….

We’re still enjoying taking part in Crocktober  but I’m starting to run a little short of ideas now so it looks like Google is going to be my friend this week.


We had beef stew on Monday although I got a bit potato happy with it and it looks in the photo like it was actually . . . → Read More: Crocktober – the third week….

Crocktober – the second week….

We’ve reached the end of our first full week of  Crocktober  and we’re still having fun finding new ways to use our slow cooker although there’s been plenty of old favourites this week as the weather’s taken a definite turn for the worst and we’ve been in need of some of our favourite comfort foods.


I tried . . . → Read More: Crocktober – the second week….

How to make homemade Skittles Vodka….

I first heard about homemade Skittles Vodka a few years ago now but I’ve never actually got around to making it until last week – probably because I was a bit dubious about it tasting as nice as people said it did and I didn’t want to waste perfectly good vodka!

I don’t have as many photos of . . . → Read More: How to make homemade Skittles Vodka….

Crocktober – the first week….

Remember how I told you all about how we would be joining in with Crocktober this month?

Well, we’ve reached the end of the first week of using our slow cooker every day during October so I thought I’d share what we’ve had to eat this week and how we’ve got on with it.


Wednesday is always . . . → Read More: Crocktober – the first week….