Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof, Scalable Recipes - #2 - Bacon And Tomato Hotpot

This is the second in a series of recipes that are designed to meet 5 specific criteria.

That is, they must be Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof and Scalable - ideal for anyone cooking on a budget, cooking with little experience, or cooking for one.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Red Hot Knife vs Steak

I've been watching a number of 'Red Hot Knife vs Something' videos that have been trending lately - and it struck me that they all seem a bit... wasteful.

So here's the Atomic Shrimp take - Red Hot Knife vs Steak. 


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Friday, December 23, 2016

Decorating A Shirt For Christmas

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We had a 'Christmas Jumper Day' at work.  Trouble is, the office that I work in is too hot for me at the best of times - there's no way I'm wearing an additional layer.

But it's for charity.  I can't just sit it out - so my solution was to print my own Christmas-jumper-style shirt.
 

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof, Scalable Recipes - #1 - Tasty Tortilla

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This is the first in a series of recipes that are designed to meet 5 specific criteria.

That is, they must be Cheap, Tasty, Nutritious, Foolproof and Scalable - ideal for anyone cooking on a budget, cooking with little experience, or cooking for one.

 

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Kentucky PIE-d Chicken

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This is a food experiment that's been on my To Do list for at least a couple of years now...

To take a takeaway bucket of chicken and make it into some sort of pie as the centrepiece of a more balanced family dinner
 

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Old Into New Times Two - Making Over An Old Workbench And Upcycling The Old Benchtops

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The wooden tops of my trusty old folding workbench were starting to look really beaten and worn - time to make them over with some lovely new hardwood.

After I finished doing that, I also had a great idea for repurposing the old scarred and worn bench tops into something unique and new.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

More Drink Can Tinwork - Star-Shaped Box

tinwork4thumb.jpgMore tinwork fun with drink cans. This time for a star-shaped box with a convex profile - the design is still a bit half-baked, but I'm putting it up here in case anyone wants to experiment with it.

(Article updated October 2016 with video tutorial to make this item into a shabby-chic Christmas tree ornament)
 

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Trumpet Chanterelles

trumpetchanterellesthumb.jpgOut for a walk in the woods, to enjoy the autumn foliage, I very nearly overlooked an abundant crop of Trumpet Chanterelles.

(Article updated October 2016 to include video and recipe)

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Sunday, September 11, 2016

The Stuffed-Est Crust Pizza

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Stuffed crust pizza normally only has a ring of stuffing around the edge - I wanted to take that a bit further - so I made this - the Stuffed-All-The-Crust Pizza. The Stuffed-est of crusts.
 

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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Upcycled Foraging Knife

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I wanted to make a one-off little knife to use when I go foraging for mushrooms.  I made this one out of cheap junk.

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