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KFC Secret Recipe

Bottom line, could this be the Colonel’s secret blend of 11 herbs and spices? We sure think so. The only folks who can say definitively are the keepers of the recipe at KFC’s parent company, Yum! Brands. We asked, but the company would only say, “Lots of people through the years have claimed to discover or figure out the secret recipe, but no one’s ever been right.”

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All we know is the recipe we tested certainly tastes like KFC. And whatever it is, it’s finger lickin’ good. Continue reading

Thai Chicken Sausage Rolls

These are a delicious change from the usual beef/pork sausage rolls. Bite size and flavoursome they are always a hit for morning tea shouts or evening supper with friends. You can make the long rolls well ahead of time and keep in the fridge. They will then be easier to slice into smaller pieces when cold.Thai-chicken-roll Continue reading

Sausage Pie

An easy and tasty pie that kids will love. Made with sausage meat.sausage_pie Continue reading

Miniature Baked Cheesecakes

I almost loathe to give away just how simple these are as they really do look as though you’ve toiled away n the kitchen when truth be told you can wow your guests with around 15 mins work!miniature_baked_cheesecakes Continue reading

Meatloaf with BBQ Sauce

This is the yummiest meatloaf around, so moist and full of flavour. My mum use to make it when we were kids, she still does and my kids love it just as much as I do. Great hot or cold (if you can leave it long enough to go cold) The only meatloaf recipe very kiwi should have.Meatloaf_bbq_sauce Continue reading

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

This comforting, creamy chicken pie uses ready-made pastry for a quick and easy mid-week meal.chicken_mushroom_pie Continue reading

Easy Double Choc Chip Cookies

An easy never fail chocolate chip cookie. You can add other things instead of chocolate if you like. But who would want to.easy_double_choc_chip_cookies Continue reading

Blueberry Muffins

These are, without a doubt, the most amazing, the most perfect blueberry muffins I have ever eaten. I love them so much that I think I’m going to break my self-imposed rule and keep these stocked in the freezer for a morning when the mood for a blueberry muffin strikes (and I guarantee there will be many of those mornings!). These muffins are extremely tender and moist, and packed with a seemingly endless supply of fresh, juicy blueberries. The batter is quite thick and there’s no skimping – the muffin cups are packed full which makes for generous-sized muffins once they come rolling out of the oven. Some muffins have a glaze, streusel or cinnamon-sugar topping, but I didn’t feel that these needed anything at all. They are awesome enough to stand on their own – no dressing up required. Just a classic, delicious blueberry muffin. These are the best of the best when it comes to blueberry muffins.blueberry_muffins Continue reading

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