Minestrone and Bacon Soup Recipe

Minestrone and Bacon Soup

I hate to say it…but winter is coming.  Not in a scary “Game of Thrones” kind of way.  A more real, “its a bit chilly in the mornings and the evenings are drawing in” kind of way!  To get you through the autumn / winter months, try this yummy minestrone and bacon soup recipe. This […]

Chicken and Tomato Saagish

The first thing I will say, is that I am in no-way saying that this recipe resembles the Chicken Saag recipes that you get in Indian Restaurants. Reason being that I’m really not trying to!! When I’m working hard, but also trying to eat healthily, I find that I constantly get led-astray by the portions […]

Chicken, Leek and Mushroom Pasta Bake

So, one of my “go-to” recipes when I want something tasty but not packed with calories is this Chicken, Leak and Mushroom Pasta Bake. I usually do it to serve two, but its easily modified for one, three, four, five, six, seven, etc up to four hundred thousand…so long as you have a pan (and […]

Sue’s Peawack Soup Recipe

This is a totally scrummy, totally frugal but fairly fatty recipe that was given to me by my neighbour.  She tells me that its a “scouse” tradition and reminds her of her childhood. It all came about on Christmas Eve.

Beanz Meanz Mmmm…

In my quest to find fast but interesting dinners, I’ve recently taken to adding things to baked-beans to make them even more tasty when put on a jacket-potato (or toast I suppose!) I thought I’d share a few of my favourite recipes with you…and whilst I’m at it you might like… My top-tip for speedy […]

Mess in a pan

Now…this should really be under the site “Jo and Jen Create” as it was created many many years ago (we think about 10) by me and Jen when we were living together in Coventry.  It is called “Mess in a Pan” because that’s what it looks like…a mess…in a pan.