Chilli and chips
Apr18

Chilli and chips

Regular readers will know I’m not much of a cook (to put it mildly). And that my kids are somewhat fussy (to put it mildly). We do try to give them different food, we honestly do, but sometimes it’s easier for everyone just to give them the food they like. But in the interests of pushing us all a little way out of our comfort zones, I was very pleased when McCain challenged me to make a chilli chip pot with some of their...

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Double Cheese Ready Baked Jackets
Dec23

Double Cheese Ready Baked Jackets

Jacket potatoes are one of my absolute favourite things to eat, whether I make them myself or eat them at my favourite coffee shop. (My younger son says Daddy makes much better ones than I do, that’s both true and another story.)The only downside of jacket potatoes is they can be a little time-consuming to make – there certainly isn’t time after a day at work when I’m just feeling hungry and want to eat. Those...

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Pizza and chips
May19

Pizza and chips

Anyone whose read my blog more than a handful of times will know a couple of basic facts about us a) two of my kids are REALLY fussy eaters and b) I’m a crap cook.Everything I make ends up burnt and setting the smoke alarm off (I don’t need to test it weekly, that’s for sure!). My own food is based largely on Dolmio and my kids’ food mainly comes out of the freezer and goes into the oven. Then comes back out...

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