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Kitchen Metric Conversion – Cheat Sheet

Kitchen Cheat Sheet – Metric Conversion 1oz 28.35gm   1cup 250ml 1gm 0.035oz   1fl oz 29.5ml 1kg 35oz (2.2lb)   1ml 0.034floz Weight                                    Liquids                           Metric     Imperial                   Metric      Pint        Cup      Fl Oz 30gm 1oz   100ml     3 1/2 60gm 2oz   125ml   1/2 4 1/2 85gm 3oz   …

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Christmas Cooking #2 – Chocolate, Fruit and Nut Logs

Chocolate, Fruit and Nut Logs 250g shortbread biscuits 1/2 cup Milk CHOC BITS 1/2 cup White CHOC BITS 1 cup fruit medley 3/4 cup shelled pistachio kernels, roughly chopped 3/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped 395g can  Sweetened Condensed Milk 185g White Melts, roughly chopped 60g butter Crush biscuits to fine crumbs in a food processor. …

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Christmas Cooking #1 – White Chocolate Truffles

White Chocolate Truffles 2 x 180g pkts white chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier liqueur 2 x 180g pkts white chocolate, extra Vegetable oil, to brush Silver leaf, to decorate (see note) Place chocolate, cream and Grand Marnier in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan half-filled with simmering water (ensure …

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How to eat Healthy, and it is just as My Mum Said

We always hear about these NEW SPECIAL DIETS, the most wonderful way of living that will help with weight loss, help us to live longer and better, etc etc.                                                                                 Well, I still go with what my mum said Moderation is the key.  A little bit of everything sounds great to me. We should try to …

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