On Monday 10th June at 10.30am we started our Pyrex Twitter Chat, over the next hour we were treated to some fantastic hints and tips for cooking healthy meals with minimal time and effort. Here are a selection of the best I could remember, copy or find afterwards....
Hints and tips to save time and add a little something extra to your cooking.
Slow cooking was a real favourite, with many people mentioning slow cookers as being brilliant for getting everything prepared and then being able to walk away and let it do it's thing. I think at the moment they are having a real resurgence, the popularity of Slow Cooker groups like the one on Google+ with hundreds of members is testament to that.
Oven baked risotto - most of us didn't even know this existed and it's a revelation to me. Risotto is a real family favourite, but it needs nursing. Being able to mix it up and put it in the oven makes it a really great meal for a busy chef.
Sadly I missed the beginning of this conversation, but I think I can see where it was coming from when
Hotpots, Stews and casseroles were all popular, with several people giving recipe ideas and examples.
If you prefer your meat and veg with less of a sauce, then
Pasta Sauces that you cook and freeze a portion for later are invaluable to people with young children to feed. It's such a quick and simple meal to be able to whip a portion of sauce out of the freezer and heat that through while the pasta cooks.
This would possibly be an excellent choice for
And for those of you who don't like tomatoes on your pasta
Other Quick and Easy Recipes that were shared included
For a drink with your meal
Dessert. Well, no meal is complete without it.
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All Tweets with the hashtag were eligible for the random draw to win £25 of Pyrex Summer Classics, and the winners were -
Congratulations to all 4 of you!
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