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can you vacuum seal fresh asparagus
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9th June 2020

Can You Vacuum Seal Fresh Asparagus?

Asparagus is a delicious seasonal vegetable that is a lovely addition to so many meals. It takes at least three years from the first sowing before asparagus is ready to eat, and it spends all that time developing its health properties and delicate flavour. Asparagus, also known as Sparrow Grass,…
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can you vacuum seal macaroni and cheese
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8th June 2020

Can You Vacuum Seal Macaroni And Cheese?

Macaroni and cheese is one of those comfort foods that everyone thinks back on with nostalgia and memories of childhood. What’s not to love? It’s pasta and cheese, in a creamy sauce, baked to crispy perfection in the oven. It’s a hearty dinnertime staple that is the favourite of adults…
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can you microwave cup noodles
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5th June 2020

Can You Microwave Cup Noodles?

Cup noodles are one of life’s guilty pleasures - and boy, they really are pleasurable! A tasty snack that is ready in minutes, bursting with different flavours - cup noodles are a convenient way of getting some food into you when you’re in a hurry. Most of us probably think…
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can you microwave coconut oil
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4th June 2020

Can You Microwave Coconut Oil?

The microwave is a very useful kitchen appliance, used for heating up foods very fast. There are some foods it works better for and some that it doesn’t do so well - baked potatoes in the microwave, for example, are indistinguishable from the ones you do in the oven! But…
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can you microwave frozen fries
Cooking Tips
3rd June 2020

Can You Microwave Frozen Fries?

Microwaves are a convenient, simple way of reheating food - or in some cases, cooking it from raw. They are such a useful kitchen gadget that you would be hard pressed to find a house without one these days. Because of their widespread use, the “can I microwave this?” question…
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can you freeze arugula
Cooking Tips
2nd June 2020

Can You Freeze Arugula {Tips & Tricks}

If you’re a fan of salads, you may be interested to know how you can freeze them - either to save wasting them, to prepare in advance for a dinner party, or to use up a glut from the garden. The good news is that you can freeze your favourite…
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can you freeze a cheese ball
Cooking Tips
1st June 2020

Can You Freeze A Cheese Ball?

A cheese ball is a delightful thing. Small enough to pop into your mouth, tasty enough to suit the most diverse of palates, and versatile enough that you can put pretty much anything into them. They are fun to make and to eat, and can be made with a huge…
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can you freeze eggplant parmesan
Cooking Tips
29th May 2020

Can You Freeze Eggplant Parmesan?

If you are a fan of Italian food, or if you have a non meat eater coming for dinner, chances are you’ve heard of Eggplant Parmesan. It’s delicious, filling and very healthy, and uses neither meat nor pasta. it makes a wonderfully tasty main dish, ideal for vegetarians and those…
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why are there fruit flies in my bathroom
Cooking Tips
28th May 2020

Why Are There Fruit Flies In My Bathroom?

You would expect to find fruit flies where there is fruit, right? Or at the very least where there is food and leftovers. So why are there fruit flies in my bathroom, I hear you cry? Fruit flies are not especially fussy; obviously they prefer places where they have easy…
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how to keep fruit flies away from bananas
Cooking Tips
27th May 2020

How To Keep Fruit Flies Away From Bananas?

Fruit flies are attracted to fruit, and bananas give off a particularly attractive to smell to them as they ripen. Bananas also “go over” very quickly, so they are an especial favourite of fruit flies, who like rotting organic matter the best. If you are tired of seeing clouds of…
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