Top 10 reasons to purchase a Jerry Bottle

Top 10 reasons to purchase a Jerry Bottle

I am a little bit in love with my Jerry Bottle. I brought it about 2 weeks ago and it has been by my side ever since.  Here is why i think you should buy one for yourself or share this post so that others can buy one.

top 10 reasons to purchase a jerry bottle

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Garlic Chicken

Garlic Chicken

This garlic chicken is moist, delicious and very quick to throw together. It is such an appetising and enjoyable way to make chicken.

garlic chicken

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Triple Chocolate Cookie in a cast iron pan

Triple Chocolate Cookie in a cast iron pan

I really did not know what to call this! Is it a deep pan cookie? A Cast iron pan cookie or is it cookie dough. I settled for this title because it covers all the bases. This triple chocolate cookie in a cast iron pan is so delicious and is a real crowd pleaser. It looks good too! When you get into the middle, you are basically in chocolate lava land. Drop some ice cream in and all is good. 🙂

This is something everyone should make. It is perfect for that day off from healthy eating that some of us eagerly anticipate all week. I would strongly suggest that you only make this in a cast iron pan although. You can try it in a cake tin and cook for slightly longer if you want to. It will yield similar results but it won’t be the same.

I will be putting up a recipe for a copycat Pizza Hut style cookie dough soon so keep your eyes peeled for that.

triple chocolate cookie dough in a cast iron pan

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Chocolate Dates

Chocolate Dates

These chocolate dates are a favourite with everyone and so simple to put together. They are also great to make with the kids.

chocolate dates

Ingredients:

Dates:

Dates pitted and sliced open but not all the way through, Dark chocolate, Milk chocolate White chocolate.

Flavours/Toppings/Directions:

I haven’t included quantities here because it depends on the number of dates you are using. As a rough guide, we made 120 with 300g dark chocolate and 200g milk chocolate. I combined both chocolates in one bowl. For the white chocolate dates, i use 50g because i only covered 20 of the dates. To make the dates, you will need to line a tray with baking paper and after dipping the dates in chocolate, add them to the tray. Once they are covered, pop them into the fridge to set. 

Nutella and Hazelnut – Hazelnut with 1/4 tsp nutella in the middle of the date. Close the date. Dip into the dark/milk chocolate mixture and top with a hazelnut.

Stem Ginger – Small piece of stem ginger in the middle of the date. Close the date. Dip into the dark/milk choc and top with a piece of stem ginger.

Salted chai caramel and walnut (for 25 dates) –  Bring the kettle to a boil and add a tea bag to a cup with a pinch of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger. Add just enough water to cover it and set aside. Combine 30g butter, 25g light brown sugar in a pan and allow to melt. Remove from the heat and stir in 30ml cream. Strain the tea and add to the pan. Add a pinch of sea salt flakes. Set aside. Once cooled and thicker, add walnut to the middle of the date and close. Dip in milk/dark chocolate mixture and top with a walnut. using a tablespoon, spoon over the caramel mixture.

White chocolate, pistachio and dried rose petals – Add a pistachio and a milky bar button into the middle the date, Close the date and dip in white chocolate, top with crushed pistachios and dried rose petals.

Sesame seeds and Tahini – Put a 1/4 tsp tahini into the middle of the date. Close the date and dip in dark/milk chocolate, Top with sesame seeds.

Coconut and marshmallow –  Place a mini marshmallow in the date. Close the date and dip in either the milk and dark chocolate mix or the white chocolate. Top with desiccated coconut.

Peanut butter – Place a salted peanut in the date. Close the date and dip in dark/milk chocolate mixture. Place a peanut on top.

Almond – Place an almond in the middle of the date. Close the date and dip in milk/dark chocolate. Add ground almonds to the top.

Date Cookies

Date Cookies

I adapted these date cookies from the three ingredient peanut butter biscuits in a previous post. I love a quick recipe that tastes good!

date cookies

Date Cookies
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Serves: 12 - 15 cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 250g peanut butter
  • 200g dates pitted and blended
  • 1 egg.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to gas mark 8.
  2. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  3. Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
  4. Form the dough into round balls and flatten with a fork.
  5. Place on the tray 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes and remove from the oven.