Gracie Fields’ Toad in the Hole

Gracie Fields’ Toad in the Hole

Ee by gum!  Mr Rathbone had the choice of anything he wanted for his pre birthday dinner and he selected Toad in the Hole.  Last time I made this for him I did Vincent Price’s recipe but this time I chose our Gracie’s – seen below in all...
Gracie Fields’ Potted Shrimp

Gracie Fields’ Potted Shrimp

I found the little brown shrimp I’d been looking for.  Even though I have never had potted shrimp I knew the big pink ones that are more available wouldn’t be right and these teeny brown ones were perfect.  This was recipe of the month last month and I’ve...
Gracie Fields’ Lancashire Hot Pot

Gracie Fields’ Lancashire Hot Pot

Eee by gum.  Charley proclaimed this to be probably the best Silver Screen Suppers dinner so far, and as he has been the recipient of so many, that is saying something.  But even though I do say so myself, it was indeed delicious.  What I love about so many of these...
Gracie Fields’ Toad in the Hole

Gracie Fields’ Toad in the Hole

Ee by gum!  It’s Our Gracie’s turn to host the recipe of the month cookalong.  I made her Toad in the Hole when I lived on the houseboat and remember it being rather tasty.  I’ll have another go at it this week I think.  It’s that sausagey kind...
Gracie Fields’ Lancashire Hot Pot

Gracie Fields’ Lancashire Hot Pot

“At Mary Ellen’s Hot Pot Party The lads & lasses all were gay and hearty” How wonderful that Una in Charlottesville, Virginia had a go at Gracie’s Lancashire Hot Pot! At the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains a traditional Lancashire...
Champion Toad In The Hole

Champion Toad In The Hole

Aha! It makes my heart glad to see that America’s Sweetheart of Song is now cooking away out there in the Lone Star State. Go Ruthie! One re-run and one near disaster on the cooking front this weekend. I made Constance’s chicken dish for the delight of El...
Eee By Gum – Gracie Fields’ Hotpot

Eee By Gum – Gracie Fields’ Hotpot

Ee that hotpot were grand! I was rather bemused by the chunks of lamb the butcher had provided and had neither the correct implements nor the emotional wherewithall to get much meat from between bones, fat and things that looked like the cotton wool tubes dentists use...
Gracie Fields Special

Gracie Fields Special

Oh the joy of rustling up dinner a deux on the boat with the sun shining in through the open doors and Desmond Carrington playing Perez Prado, Joyce Grenfell and Gracie Fields on his most excellent Radio 2 slot. Got super excited when he plugged his Friday night show...

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