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3 Egg Omelette

  • Posted on November 8, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Everyone should be able to cook a good omelette…

Rowena: “Recently my fiance came home with a dozen fresh eggs. A colleague from work has chickens and sent these home with him. I decided to make omelettes for dinner…

Very Easy Cheat’s Tiramisu

  • Posted on October 30, 2010 at 5:26 PM

The Sensible Sisters really like the dessert tiramisu.

However, like a lot of things, they begrudge paying cafe prices for this treat. Julia’s version is an economical crowd pleaser that uses lite cream cheese in place of the traditional mascarpone which is a very expensive ingredient.

Yummy Chocolate Balls

  • Posted on October 24, 2010 at 11:59 AM

An easy treat that everyone loves! These can be made by children with a bit of help. Handy to take to ‘bring a plate functions’ for children and teenagers.

Bistro Style Salad for 2

  • Posted on October 21, 2010 at 6:54 AM

Often when Rowena makes a toasted sandwich or omelette she will make what she calls a bistro style side salad. It is a good idea to keep salad ingredients on hand in the fridge for lunches and dinner.

Book Review – Love and a Wooden Spoon

  • Posted on October 17, 2010 at 6:42 AM

Julia recently came across a really lovely book called Love and a Wooden Spoon by Charmaine Solomon, illustrated by Dee Huxley.

Craft Activity – Easy Wrapping Paper

  • Posted on October 13, 2010 at 6:35 AM

Whilst going through some family craft supplies (aka – the ‘useful box’) Julia was reminded of a simple yet effective craft activity to make homemade wrapping paper.

Try it with children as a pre-Christmas craft activity.

Online Shopping – Top 10 Sites

  • Posted on October 9, 2010 at 3:08 PM

The Sensible Sisters are huge fans of online shopping.

It would be sensible to start thinking about Christmas shopping if you have not already. Online shopping is a good way to reduce stress in the lead up to the festive season.

Here are some of the Sisters’ favourite online shopping sites.

Easy Microwave Cheese Sauce

  • Posted on October 3, 2010 at 4:34 PM

Cheese sauce is an essential recipe to learn for any budding chef, teen or otherwise. It can form the basis for many different meals. It can be served over steamed vegetables or used to jazz up leftovers to make a new mornay dish.

Anyone who likes cheese sauce should learn to make it in the microwave instead of on the stove top.

Creamy Salmon Pasta

  • Posted on September 28, 2010 at 6:20 AM

Fast pasta dishes are always a welcome addition to the menu.

Warm Artichoke and Spinach Dip

  • Posted on September 24, 2010 at 6:10 AM

A delicious variation on Julia’s Spinach Dip with the addition of artichoke hearts, this dip is served warm with oven toasted french bread.

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