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16/02/2019
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7 random reasons why you should definitely NOT buy a waffle maker!

They’re no good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re not even any good for desserts or snicky-snacky-snoos, man! There aren’t any canny waffle recipes. Like this one. Or this one. Or even this one. Using a waffle maker is too hard. Take up too much space in your cupboard. Too dangerous. They never make your waffles how you want them anyway. Think you can come up with any good reasons why you should buy an Andrew James Waffle Maker? Share it with us @andrewjamesuk on Instagram and @andrewjamesltd on Twitter!

15/02/2019
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Feel Good Friday: Healthy Full English Breakfast

A Full English breakfast is one of the greatest meals on the planet. And we’ll have words with anyone who says otherwise.   But, in these times of watching weight and counting calories, how can we enjoy a fantastic fry up without thinking about what it’s going to do to our figures? Glad you asked! Here’s a rundown of the classic ingredients of an English Breakfast that are delicious and not as fatty as they have to be. Healthy sausages We probably use pigs for food more than any other... Read More

12/02/2019
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‘Alexa, are mini ovens any good?’

Hiya. If you Googled ‘mini oven’ or ‘small oven’, here you are… And, if you Googled ‘mini oven tray’, check it out… What about ‘mini oven recipes’? Or maybe ‘mini oven with hob’? ‘Alexa, are mini ovens any good?’ And, I bet you asked ‘Alexa, which mini oven should I buy?’ Do you love mini ovens like we love mini ovens? If you love mini ovens like we love mini ovens, maybe you should buy yourself a mini oven or if you’ve already got a mini oven, you should check... Read More

09/02/2019
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National Pizza Day: Pizza Waffle Recipe

It’s National Pizza Day! National Pizza Day has just brought the creative side out of us, so we’re using our very own waffle maker to make this fantastic hole-filler. We know… pizza + waffles = Ingredients Waffle mix 8 ozs of sliced cheese Sliced pepperoni – as much as you’d like. Pizza sauce How to make Pizza Waffles Turn on your waffle maker. Pour your waffle mix into the trays and place the sliced cheese and pepperoni on top. Close lid and cook for 5 minutes. Open up and feast... Read More

08/02/2019
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Feel Good Friday: Easy Cocktail Recipes

  For this week’s Feel Good Friday blog, we’re embracing our inner Brian Flanagan (it’s Tom Cruise’s character from Cocktail) and sharing some fantastic concoctions! Well, since you ask, Tom, we’ve got one for each of the first five spirits we could think of in three seconds. Cheers to easy cocktail recipes!   For the Gin lovers… Tom Collins We’re starting this off old-school and treating you guys to an all-time classic gin cocktail recipe. Ingredients 50ml gin 25ml lemon juice 25ml sugar syrup 125ml chilled soda water How do... Read More

07/02/2019
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Geet big chocolate cake recipe for a slow cooker

Ingredients 500g of chocolate cake mix 1 packet chocolate dessert mix 4 eggs 450g of soured cream 150g of chocolate chips or chopped chocolate 180ml of veg oil 230ml of water Method In a geet big bowl, blend together the cake mix and the pudding mix. Push down in the centre of the mix to make a dip and fill it with the eggs, soured cream, oil and water. Use the beater attachment to blend until the ingredients are proper mixed together. After about 5 minutes of that, hoy in... Read More

05/02/2019
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Hallelujah for the Halogen Oven!

Hello. We’re taking this opportunity to troubleshoot the Andrew James Halogen Oven, answering some FAQs we get about it. Are Halogen Ovens any good? Well, we’re obviously going to say ‘yes’, because we sell them. But, even so, we think they are pretty nifty. Mainly because of the whole range of meals you can make in them: Lemon & Herb Chicken Frozen Veggie Burgers Quiche Banana Bread Chilli Roasted Veg Scones Roast Gammon Lemon Tart Baked Potatoes Hot Dogs & Burgers Various Cuts of Steak Full English Breakfast Frozen Chicken... Read More

05/02/2019
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Chinese New Year 2019: Meat grinder noodles recipe

Chinese New Year 2019 Meat grinder noodles recipe Ingredients 360 Grams High Gluten Flour 1 tsp Lye water (Potassium Carbonate Solution) ½ tsp Salt 1 Cup Water Extra Flour for dusting Instructions Put all the ingredients in your mixing bowl (apart from the cup of water) and incorporate thoroughly with the dough hook attachment of your stand food mixer. Gradually add the water and continue to mix for 3 or so minutes. Wrap your mixture in plastic wrap and cool in the fridge overnight. The next morning, break the now-hardened... Read More

04/02/2019
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All hail the sandwich! All hail the sandwich maker!

  Often regarded as a snack or something to tick you over, rather than as a proper meal, the sandwich has lost its way somewhat and it could be argued that it doesn’t quite get the credit it deserves. But, in this writer’s humble opinion, the sandwich is truly a legend in its own lunchtime. Think about it. Kids’ packed lunches. On the commute to work. Uni students’ breakfast. Afternoon tea. After afternoon tea snack. There isn’t a demographic denied by this Great British institution.     And, what about... Read More

02/02/2019
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Double Belgian Waffle Maker with Adjustable Temperature

Hey. Let’s take a minute to talk about waffles. Are waffle makers worth it? This model means you get two delicious square waffles at the same time and, with an adjustable temperature control, you can make them just right for you – whether you prefer them nice and soft or dark and crispy. Either way, it takes a matter of minutes. So, yes. Easy to use Simply switch the Double Belgian Waffle Maker on and, once it has reached the required heat setting, the green light will ping on. Then,... Read More