Recicember Day 31: Southern Biscuits with Chicken and Honey Butter

Plate of biscuits

It’s day 31 of the 30 day challenge! Well, if I’d picked a month with the right number of days in it, that would have worked out better. Anyway, for the final day, we’re having Southern biscuits! These are of course American-Southern biscuits, as opposed to digestives from Cornwall. They look a bit like scones, have a similar texture, but […]

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Recicember Day 30: Cheese, Pesto and Tomato Sandwich a la Starbucks

Not Starbucks

Starbucks! What are they good for? Absolutely nothing! No, wait, that’s war. Starbucks are good for coffee. And sandwiches. Toasted sandwiches, or grilled sammiches if you are reading in US English. I don’t understand how you grill things in a frying pan. And what a selection of sandwiches Starbucks have! Let’s not forget they have the classic Marmite and cheese […]

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Recicember Day 29: Basic Waffles in a Christmas Present!


What do you get the highly attractive man who has everything? Well, according to my son, a combination treat maker that makes waffles! It looks like a mini George Foreman Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grilling Machine, but it’s red. Oh, and you can’t grill things in it. But you can make mini-doughnuts, cake pops, and…waffles! And I am tremendously good looking. So […]

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Recicember Day 28: Turkey Curry

As eating turkey for Christmas dinner is traditional in the UK, it is quite common to have leftover turkey well into January (and possibly beyond). And so the internet searches begin for leftover turkey curry recipes… All I’m looking for is a quick turkey curry recipe. Nothing fancy, nothing over the top, just a straightforward simple turkey curry recipe. So […]

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Recicember Day 27: Chocolate Peanut Balls

In this entry to the Recicember blog, I will be assisting (or being assisted by) The American. These things are like Reese’s peanut butter cups or something, but ball shaped. So Reese’s Balls, perhaps. Right, American, what do we need? One and a half cups of peanut butter, two cups of icing sugar, and half a cup of butter, to […]

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