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Season’s Greetings from the Sensible Sisters…

  • Posted on December 31, 2010 at 11:19 AM

The Sensible Sisters hope that all of their loyal followers and readers had a lovely Christmas.

They also wish you a very Happy New Year!

The Sensible Sisters will be back in 2011 with more recipes, helpful hints and sage advice…

Chocolate Cherry Trifle

  • Posted on December 24, 2010 at 7:07 AM

Trifle is an old fashioned Christmas favourite. Here is Julia’s version which is along the lines of Black Forest cake in a dessert bowl. Here is her recipe for Chocolate Cherry Trifle…

Homemade Christmas Bon-Bons

  • Posted on December 23, 2010 at 7:33 AM

Christmas Bon-Bons are very easy to make at home…

Sensible Sisters Christmas Menu

  • Posted on December 22, 2010 at 7:00 AM

The Sensible Sisters will be spending Christmas Day at Julia’s house this year. Here is a sneak peek at their menu…

A sensible way to deal with bills and other paper…

  • Posted on December 11, 2010 at 5:49 AM

Not very festive but nevertheless, the bills must still be paid at this time of year!

Best Basic Biscuit Recipe

  • Posted on December 1, 2010 at 6:52 AM

Using similar quantities to 1,2,3,4 Cake, this is a fabulous basic biscuit recipe. Just in time to think about making some biscuits to decorate for Christmas…

Julia’s Picnic Hamper Frittatas

  • Posted on November 28, 2010 at 6:37 AM

Made in mini muffin pans, there are a few small tricks with these frittatas. If you get the basics right you will get a really easy party snack. Made without pastry they are lower in fat than some other party snacks as well.

Giant Cous Cous Salad

  • Posted on November 27, 2010 at 8:16 AM

Rowena: “Recently I was on holidays in Noosa and my fiance ordered a Giant Couscous salad.

This is my version…”

Punch Without The Punch

  • Posted on November 17, 2010 at 6:31 AM

Recently it was Julia’s birthday and Miss 10 organised a party on a Friday afternoon, even handing out invites to the other mums.

Rowena made lovely punch in a large old fashioned punch bowl. Really easy to make, it was a hit and turned out to be a bit of a talking point…

Changs Oriental Noodle Salad – Recipe Road Test

  • Posted on November 13, 2010 at 7:46 AM

This is a salad that Julia often makes when having a BBQ. This is on the back of the Changs Fried Noodle packet. The original recipe uses finely shredded cabbage.

This is always popular dish however there is an alternative that may be even better!

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