leftovers

potato salad recipe

Crunchy, creamy potato salad

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show o...
what to do with leftover condensed milk

Condensed milk cookies

I found the remains of a tin of condensed milk in my fridge. What to do with it? It was in danger of becoming a permanent fixture.The solution was to make t...
dates stuffed with blue cheese and wrapped in bacon

Dates and blue cheese enveloped in bacon

This recipe was handed on to me by a well-meaning, and hopeful friend. I wasn’t sure if the combination would work but around this time of year both dates and b...
recipe for the best mince pies

Mince pies par excellence

“Q: Who hides in the bakery at Christmas?A: A Mince Spy!” Christmas cracker joke  Mince pies are another Christmas commodity that is, like brandy...
fruity chorizo cobbler recipe

Fruity chorizo cobbler

The Saucy Dressings’ chief taster told me he was tired of potatoes. “Tiny new potatoes just out of the ground and cooked by a friend are fine” he assured me, “a...