Category Archive: Un-Cookbook

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Jan 25

The Un-Cookbook goes digital: Your chance to review the reviewer!

Frankly, I NEED your assistance! Here’s how and why: Although The Un-Cookbook is already available through many traditional sales channels such as your local bookstore or online through Amazon, Kindle, Googlebooks amongst many others, we realize that in today’s connected world, many would prefer to receive the book in an unrestricted digital format such as …

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Jan 25

Banana-Kiwi Charlotte – An Un-Chef Special Dessert

Banana-Kiwi Charlotte Surprise

As you will already know if you have been following The Un-Chef for any length of time, our method of cooking involves making things up as we go along! Recently, we were entertaining a large group of people and I needed an extra dessert. I really had no idea at all what I was going to make. …

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Oct 11

My Un-Chef toad-in-the-hole was a smash!

Today, being the day after our traditional Thanksgiving dinner, where we eat all the usual foods and fixings, when we had Kim and Alexandra over for lunch, we wanted to serve something a little bit different. Since I had just finished a post from our UK trip where toad-in-the-hole was featured, I guess that it …

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Sep 19

The Un-Chef practices what he preaches!

Karen's Chocolate Pie!

If you have been following our blog for a while, you will know that we are in the process of having our cookbook published, or rather, our Un-Cookbook! It’s called the Un-Cookbook because, when I cook, I don’t really follow traditional recipes but rather use them the way an author would start with an outline …

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Aug 24

Cauliflower Cheese, a great replacement for mac’n’cheese!

Cauliflower Cheese

Last Sunday, Dorothy came home with a delicious-looking head of cauliflower. From the second that I laid eyes on it, I knew what its fate was to be. Now I will be the first to admit that I do not find the thought of being a vegetarian particularly appealing. I like meat! However, this is a …

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Apr 22

Un-Chef’s Black Forest Cake

Done in the microwave in 15 minutes

This recipe which was included in the first edition of the Un-cookbook, had been ignored for a few years until this recent Good Friday. We needed something quick and easy and luckily this time-tested recipe sprung to mind. Every so often, you have a need for an impressive dessert and yet have neither the time …

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