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MissOrganised1972 wrote: »
... Today I am going to be cooking. A nice day in the kitchen. A couple of questions though.
I am making a spaghetti bolognaise. I will be using 500g of mince. Normally this feeds the 4 of us nicely. However, I was thinking of adding red lentils to the mince to, hopefully, stretch it to 2 meals. How much should I add and should I add any extra liquid? ...
GAILEY wrote: »
... I forgot to add yesterday was pester power from my 5year old they so brand orientated shes forever saying seen this on the advert.
She thinks if I feed her baby brother follow on milk he be healthy from the inside and be able to walk hes only 9months!Not sure if shes confusing dog food add for formula:rotfl:
Anyway brought her pack iced buns in tesco reduced treat 25p.
yogurt ailses the worst.
She keeps pestering me for those flipping cadbury choc mouse button thing think was 2 for 79p in sainsburys.
value choc mouse shocking 35p now:eek: but low cal as not convinced much choc in it!
value choc buttons 35p
ok so 70p together
but 4choc button desserts:D
Now wondering what else I can copy.
she thinks co-op value fromage frais is munch bunch as comes in coloured pots so she can easily identify flavours she annoyingly only likes apricot.
its 52p so now 2p more than others as they rose from 44p to 50p last few weeks:mad:
yesterday brought natural yogurt lidls 49p on offer.
going to add some stewed fruit to make muller corner.
crushed up biscuits or flakes work well too.
brought some ellas kitchen fruit pouches in sainsbury on offer at 50p but so sloppy more like drink so going to stir in and flavour the natural yougury divide into small tubs and work oujt what a saving a big tub is? ...
Ninno820 wrote: »
:pUber excited - please forgive me!
Its freezing here and all I want to do is snack. Nothing in house but trying not to spend - have already declared a NSD for today. Solution - make a cake from the ingredients in the house - hmm.
So i rubbed 8oz sr flour and 4oz margarine and then added 4oz sugar and mixed together. Looking around I had a handful of sultanas, two appleas from befre christmas and an orange from before christmas. Solution - I peeled and chopped the apples and added them together with the rind of an orange - remembering to squeeze the orange juice into ice cube trays in freezer for future use of course - and the sultanas. add a beaten egg and milk and stir. Sprinkle a little sugar on top of the mixture once in the cake tin to add a little crust and cook at 18o degrees C for 30 - 45 mins. Hey presto a beautiful and tasty cake. Not slimming I know but OS.
Incidently the initial part - flour, marg and sugar works with cherries as well.:p
angelatgraceland wrote: »
Had bad news yesterday that my Auntie has passed away-it was imminent-we knew but sad all the same.
dobs wrote: »
hi all have updated my spends in signature, can see i am going to go over the 200 i wanted to spend, hubby has been buying extras but have had a horrible last few days with our little old jacksy being put to sleep yesterday
dobs wrote: »
hi all have updated my spends in signature, can see i am going to go over the 200 i wanted to spend, hubby has been buying extras but have had a horrible last few days with our little old jacksy being put to sleep yesterday so i'm not going to mention the budget to him . Anyway am thinking of doing the shopping myself next month and trying not to get extras.
We do have lots of food in the house so i am going to try not to spend too much over my limit i set, its always the basics we seem to get through with 3 little gannets in the house lol, went shopping yesterday and loads gone already!!! Still haven't meal planned like i meant to, being so lazy this month, going to kick myself up the bum and get up and and walk our little puppy, so glad we got her now, making it a little bit easier for us now our dear old dog has gone. Hope you all have a good and cheap spending day x
MissOrganised1972 wrote: »
Also, I wanted to make some savoury bread. I bought some buttermilk to do this last week but did not get around to it. The buttermilk is out of date. I have never bought or used buttermilk before. Any idea how I check whether it is off or not? Smell? Appearance?
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