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Holiday Recipes

(+) SEE REVIEW (-) SEE REVIEW (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2000)

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39 reviews

Party Food

(+) new ideas, impress your guests, have plenty, tastes good! (-) takes time to prepare! (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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15 reviews
Recipes - Recipes for Home Made Curries

Recipes for Home Made Curries

(+) Delicious and healthy (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2006)

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16 reviews
Recipes - Recipes for Jams and Preserves

Recipes for Jams and Preserves

(+) Freshly picked taste! low sugar; No slaving over preserving pans; less washingup; makes creative gifts. (-) Need Microwave; your fingers get filthy topping/tailing; the jam gets eaten too quickly (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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14 reviews

Recipes for Breakfasts

(+) Quick and simple to prepare, minimal washing up, can be adapted to personal taste (-) Too many eggs can be bad for you, experimenting can burn your pans! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2002)

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23 reviews

Recipes For Shots

(+) Can be tasty (-) Can be Deadly (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

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4 reviews

Cheese Recipes

(+) Quick and easy to make (-) The thought of bread soaked in milk (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

User reviews (12)

 
12 reviews

Recipes for Barbeques

(+) Healthy barbecue recipes (-) The weather can put a damper on your barbecue!! (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2005)

User reviews (9)

 
9 reviews
Recipes - Pork recipes

Pork recipes

(+) easy to follow (-) the washing up! (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews

Baby Food

(+) This will lay rest to all those anti-baby-veganists! (-) I'm sorry but it's another long one... (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews

Recipes for Beauty Products

(+) Inexpensive. Quick. Effective. No need to book. (-) A little pain! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2003)

User reviews (10)

 
10 reviews
Recipes - Christmas recipes

Christmas recipes

(+) Memories, Wonderful Smells and tastes (-) None really unless you don't like the recipes (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2011)

User reviews (10)

 
10 reviews

Recipes for Ice Cream and Sorbets

(+) Inexpensive, delicious, reasonably easy, control over ingredients (-) Make too much and you could put on weight (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2003)

User reviews (14)

 
14 reviews

Recipes for Smoothies

(+) Healthy and filling, quick to prepare (-) Messy to make! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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10 reviews

Recipes for Stews and Casseroles

(+) Tasty healty, low fat recipes (-) Which to choose (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2008)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews
Recipes - Recipes for Rice

Recipes for Rice

(+) Cheap, versatile and very tasty and filling (-) Washing up as you need to use 3 pans lol (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2005)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews
Recipes - Pasta Recipes

Pasta Recipes

(+) Tastes yummy, a versatile recipe (-) Alot of standing and cooking! (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2008)

User reviews (8)

 
8 reviews
Recipes - Pork Crackling

Pork Crackling

(+) Tasty and crunchy (-) Salty and fatty (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews
Recipes - Beef Recipes

Beef Recipes

(+) Hearty, Filling, Warm, Traditional (-) Slow cooking (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

Egg-Free Sponge Cake

(+) Taste as other cakes do (-) Poor egg is redundant (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2004)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews
Recipes - Ways to preserve fresh mushrooms

Ways to preserve fresh mushrooms

(+) You have much more room in your fridge (-) None at all. (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2003)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Recipes for Special Health Needs

(+) Can be eaten without or withour the extras, and taske just as good (-) None. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2003)

User reviews (6)

 
6 reviews

Recipes for Gingerbread

(+) can be adjusted depending on your taste for spices (-) perhaps too moreish? (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2013)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Recipes for Pet Treats

(+) You can see exactly what food your dog is eating (-) biscuits are a bit messy to shape (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2003)

User reviews (4)

 
4 reviews

Recipe for a Good Gravy

(+) Real gravy. (-) It needs a bit of practise. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

User reviews (4)

 
4 reviews
Recipes - Jerk Chicken Recipes

Jerk Chicken Recipes

(+) Cheap once you have the main bits and bobs in, tasty, easy to make and looks good! (-) None for me at all (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2010)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews
Recipes - Homemade Lemonade Recipes

Homemade Lemonade Recipes

(+) Refreshing drink for the summer, can use as a mixer for the cocktail drinkers. (-) A little fiddly for a first timer. (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2010)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Recipes for Household Products

(+) Cheap and more environmentally friendly (-) A bit messy to make up (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews
Recipes - Potato Recipes

Potato Recipes

(+) Cheap as chips (-) Spoilt for choice for how to use them (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2009)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews
Recipes - Recipes for Leftover Chicken

Recipes for Leftover Chicken

(+) Cheap to make, makes 4 large portions, I freeze it and anyone can make it! (-) None for me! (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2010)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

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HAPPY HEALTHY CHRISTMAS!!

Advantages: SEE REVIEW
Disadvantages: SEE REVIEW

Now I don't want to depress anyone but it's October next week and that means that it's not long until Christmas. Now I know that many of us are watchin our weight and dread the festive eating!! So I am about to give you now Oldchem's low fat Christm ...

oldchem 25.09.2009 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Holiday Recipes

The Pig Saga

Advantages: something very special
Disadvantages: you need a garden

Foreword: My dictionary doesn't say that 'holiday' must necessarily mean 'Christmas', I'm giving you a recipe here which I've brought home from my summer holidays. xxxxxxxxx 'When you're in Rome, do as the Romans do and when you're in Sardinia, ...

MALU 02.03.2003 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Holiday Recipes

Santa likes a tasty treat

Advantages: it is a special time for you to spend with your lovely grandchildren
Disadvantages: There can be tears and tantrums

I have seven Great-grand children ranging from two to 11 and on Christmas eve they all come to visit and we all make tea together. It takes me all day to organise all the pots and pans and the ingredients and to decide the two teams of chefs to come with ...

BIG_NANNA 04.12.2006 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Holiday Recipes

It's starting to look a lot like Christmas...

Advantages: Delicious and Melt-In-The-Mouth Mincepies!
Disadvantages: None - Unless you don't like them!

I am one of those people that LOVE Christmas. I love everything about it. I love spending time with my family, shopping, wrapping gifts, making cards and of course - Baking!! It feels special to serve your festive guests with delicious home made goodies. ...

donnabroom 23.10.2005 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Holiday Recipes

Its A Cracker of a Feast

Advantages: You will have a lovely tasty chrismas dinner
Disadvantages: You will have to prepare them all

Any holiday period is the busiest time for us cooks we really need to be well prepared for any event so I hope my Seven recipes make it easier for you. I am going to concentrate on bacon wrapped sausages, oatmeal and onion stuffing, bread sauce, ba ...

COOOEEE 19.12.2002 ˇ Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Holiday Recipes