Food as gifts: Choc chip shortbread

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Over this past month I’ve been sharing a few different recipes for food to make as gifts, because who doesn’t love to indulge in good food this time of year? This recipe is easy to make. Super easy. Just throw it all in the food processor or Thermomix and you’re almost done! Ingredients 220g chilled… 

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Tim Tam Cheesecake Balls

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There’s something about Tim Tams that brings people together and gets them excited. To be brutally honest, I didn’t really like those suckers until recently… but now I’m kinda enjoying them {HIPS SAY NO}. This is a super easy recipe, and one that the kids can help with. I just threw everything into my Thermomix,… 

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Stephanie Alexander’s Orange Cake

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There’s something about orange cake that gets me EVERY SINGLE TIME. It’s buttery, and citrus-y and just so right it can’t be wrong. If you’re in Australia you’ll know Stephanie Alexander. Or I hope you do. She’s an Uber-Cook. When I’d just left home I went into Kmart to have a look around. They had… 

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Keeping it local: Monty’s Strawberries | Murwillumbah {or where ever you can find him}

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One of the hardest things of adjusting to our new life up here was finding all our new places to eat, visit and buy food from. I know it’s not a big deal, but life’s too short for bad food. It’s also an exciting thing about living in a new place, happening across new places…. 

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Mid-week meal: Slow cooker baked potatoes

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I know it seems lazy to put potatoes in a slow cooker to cook, but you can’t knock it until you try it. They taste different. Better. They’re one of our favourite dinners. Easy, and delicous, and not messy at all. Slow cooker baked potatoes Ingredients Large washed potatoes, as many as you have people… 

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