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How to Cook Dinner If Your Oven Has Broken Down

Modern Laid Dinner Table

If your oven has broken down you may find dinners a challenge whilst you wait for a tradesperson or a replacement part for your appliance to arrive. You may think you’re limited to fast food and other unhealthy options. However if you have a microwave, slow cooker or even dishwasher you can still cook healthy nutritious meals from scratch, without the aid of your oven.

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Why is the Food in your Fridge Going Bad?

Cheese Fruit Olives And Juice In Fridge

If your milk has gone sour or the vegetables in your crisper have gone mouldy it doesn’t necessarily mean they’ve been left in the fridge too long. Repositioning your fridge’s contents could be all it takes to stop your food from going bad prematurely, but it’s also possible that there’s a fault with your appliance that needs fixing.

With summer approaching there’s no time like the present to ensure you’re getting the best out of your fridge so stop your food from spoiling with our top tips.Read more

Is your BBQ Summer Ready?

Man Grilling Meat On BBQ

The tinkle of ice cream vans, jugs of Pimms, strawberries and cream and day trips to the seaside, what do they have in common? They are all iconic experiences of the British summertime and there’s arguably nothing more iconic than a good old fashioned barbecue. In May we have not one but two bank holiday weekends and even if they don’t provide sunshiny BBQ weather they are a great time to prepare your barbecue. That way you’ll be ready the first time the sun pokes its head around the clouds.

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How to Prepare Your Oven for Entertaining

Family Enjoying A Roast Dinner

You may well be expecting to feed more people than usual this weekend if you’ve got friends or relatives coming over for Easter. Cooking for a full house is a lot more challenging than rustling up your day to day dinners and it’s even more of a challenge if your oven isn’t working efficiently. So here are some simple steps to take to make cooking for your guests easier.

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How to Get More From Your Slow Cooker

How to Get More From Your Slow Cooker

What’s your go to dish when it comes to cooking a hearty family meal? Whether it’s a Thai green curry, a casserole or a vegetable soup with homemade bread, how much better would it be if you could take the hassle out of cooking?

With a slow cooker you can, and as their popularity continues to increase, we’ve taken a look at the benefits they bring to the cooking process, how to make the most out of your slow cooker1 and two recipes we recommend you try.Read more