Saturday, 10 March 2012
Thursday, 13 October 2011
Who are the Governing Body Chairs and what is their role in the Governing Body? A good chair is vital to the effective and efficient running of a school's Governing body. Learn more of the importance of an effective chair and take part in the debate on training.
Tuesday, 12 July 2011
There's nothing like a cold glass of iced tea on a hot summer day. Cooling and refreshing and just the right thing when you've been working hard all day in the garden. Find some Sun Tea ideas and some recipe ideas for making your own delicious jug of sun tea.
Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Where did you get your first Better Homes and Gardens cookbook?
The BHG cookbook has been called *the* go to book for cooking. For over 80 years BHG has been America's most-loved cookbook. Do you have the red plaid cookbook in your kitchen?
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
There is nothing quite so British as a cottage pie. Tender pieces of meat, mixed with an assortment of chopped vegetables and a flavoursome gravy. Spooned into a casserole, covered with a layer of mash, and tucked into the oven for about 45 minutes. It's the ideal way to stretch out a meal and use up leftovers.
Wednesday, 1 June 2011
Sunday, 27 March 2011
This week's menu plan is geared towards these warmer Spring days and cooler post-winter evenings.
Monday - Fish pie
Tuesday - Cold sliced beef, green leaf salad, twice-baked potato
Wednesday - Spicy beef hash
Thursday - Fried chicken
Friday - Bangers, mash, and onion gravy
Saturday - Pizza
Sunday - Chicken Roast
Dessert - Butter biscuits with banana custard
This recipe come from my friend, Tina MacDonald.
6 ounces unsalted butter, softened (leave out overnight)
5 ounces granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 ounces self-raising flour
Cream butter and sugar.
Stir in flour
Form the dough into a log. Wrap in cling film and refrigerate X 20 minutes.
Cut into thin circles. Place on an ungreased baking tray.
Bake at 350F for 15 - 20 minutes.
Makes 30 biscuits.
4 large bananas
Bird's Custard Powder
Make custard following the directions on the pack. Slice and stir in the bananas while it is still warm.
Serve banana custard warm with the butter biscuits.