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Veggie Parcel
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Veggie Parcels

When I open my freezer and discover a batch of these veggie parcels already prepared – life just gets a little bit easier. These parcels are usually an extension of my Pea and Potato Stew.  I make them using any leftover stew and ready made puff pastry, so basically you get two different  ...

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Pea and Potato Stew
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Pea and Potato Stew

This Pea and Potato Stew is a great recipe to make when you have a bare fridge and limited time.  I tend to serve it up at least once a month and there are  ...

Corn Puffs with Coleslaw
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Corn Puffs

Crisp and golden on the outside.  Soft and fluffy on the inside.  Corn Puffs are lovely to eat on their own, but a little dollop of Lime and Dill Dipping  ...

Leek Tart
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Leek Tart

In a moment of forgetfulness, a few years ago, I forgot to buy pastry for the Leek Tart on my cooking list.  Rather than wasting 30 minutes on a return  ...