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Captain_Dingbat

Under budget with shopping!

Quite impressed with meself.....

Even with buying a few extras, I shopped about a bit today to get the best deals, and came in 20 under budget with the food shopping, to include bits and pieces for Xmas dinner AND some beer for Pete!

Can be done when you put your mind to it!

In celebration then, I'm stuffin me face with wannabe Quality Street choccies that taste just like the real thing!  
lottie

Well done! feels good doesn't it--have a great christmas.
Polly

My hubby's cousin's wife has come out 60 OVER budget today so she's not too chuffed!  Good call mate!
ClaireK

Christmas is one time of the year when I dont budget. I don't go mad but I dont scrimp either. I look at what we will realistically eat and if I think it might still be there in mid Jan it doesnt get bought, mind you saying that I bought a piece of Stilton on line thinking it was a small piece and its blooming huge, so with only me and the hubby to eat it i may be thinking of ways to eat it before the healthy eating regime starts seriously again in Jan

Claire
Bazzer

Cauliflower and Blue Cheese Soup. freeze.
Captain_Dingbat

ooo...that sounds good!
Jonty

ClaireK wrote:
I bought a piece of Stilton on line thinking it was a small piece and its blooming huge, so with only me and the hubby to eat it i may be thinking of ways to eat it before the healthy eating regime starts seriously again in Jan

Claire


Now, this sounds wrong, but it works.....  Have you got access to a smoker?  Smoked stilton is bizzarley very good.
Polly

I've only got a small bit of Stilton - it's only me that eats it!  
milton

Bazzer wrote:
Cauliflower and Blue Cheese Soup. freeze.


And Clench    
MrsWW

Broccoli and Blue Cheese Soup is nice too  
ClaireK

Broccoli or cauli and blue cheese soup sounds lush, am off to find recipes now (will make a change for turkey...again)

Claire
ClaireK

10 secs of google and 5 mins of looking and have found this great Stilton site. Lots of recipes and ideas and they've even made a beer from Stilton whey to go with Stilton.......whatever next

http://www.stiltoncheese.com/


Claire
Christine

And I thought I did well coming in 7 under budget with all the discounts for Xmas cooking recipes.
Bazzer

Stilton soaked in Guinness, bread crumbed and deep fried.

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