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Good Quality Doesn’t Need To Be Expensive

Increasingly more people are concerned about the quality of their food and where it comes from. However, there are still some people that are put off the idea of buying fresh meat because they fear that buying from a butcher will be expensive. Today we are going to look at why getting meat from your … Continue reading Good Quality Doesn’t Need To Be Expensive

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New Barbecue Ideas

As the weather (hopefully) gets warmer people’s minds turn to getting outside and enjoying a barbecue. While a burger or hot dog can be great it is good to mix it up a bit and offer a bit of variety so that your barbecue can stand out for all the right reasons! Rubs and marinades … Continue reading New Barbecue Ideas

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Barbecue Recipes

Summer is around the corner and with it the chance to enjoy some great meals outdoors (for a couple of days at least!) Today we are going to be looking at a few recipes and tips to help you get the most out of your barbecue.   General tips – Empty any ashes from a … Continue reading Barbecue Recipes

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How To Mix Meat With Chocolate

Easter is just around the corner and inevitably there will be lots of chocolate eggs, bunnies and so forth. But if you fancy being a bit adventurous it is possible to combine the flavours of meat with chocolate and today we are going to be looking at some of the best examples!   The ideal … Continue reading How To Mix Meat With Chocolate

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Recipes For Lamb

Spring is just around the corner and one of the best meats of the season is lamb. Here are just a few examples of ways you can get the most out of this fantastic meat. Lamb stew Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a casserole dish, adding two diced carrots, three diced celery sticks and … Continue reading Recipes For Lamb

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Expand Your Menu: A Few Recipes For 2017

It is said that on average people have five or six standard dishes that they cook. If you want to liven up your routine and mix things up a bit here are a few new recipes to try to change things up! Tagine Traditionally made with lamb it is possible to do this with pork, … Continue reading Expand Your Menu: A Few Recipes For 2017

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Suggestions For Party Food

Whether it’s seeing in the New Year, a birthday party or a get-together with friends and family it always helps to have some party food to hand. With a local family butcher like Gaterell’s you know you can get the best quality party food- here are some suggestions to get the kind of food your … Continue reading Suggestions For Party Food

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Making The Perfect Christmas Dinner

Christmas should be a fun, happy time. Unfortunately for the people making Christmas dinner, it can be very stressful. At Gaterells we know it can be tough so we’ve put together a few tips to help you make the perfect Christmas dinner (and hopefully enjoy yourself in the process). Be Practical Remember to measure out … Continue reading Making The Perfect Christmas Dinner

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Winter warmers- The best dishes to make cold nights warmer

As winter draws near inevitably people start craving something to warm them up. The good thing is that the best dishes at this time can warm you up without too much effort to cook them. Here is a quick guide to some of our personal favourites. Mince based dishes The good thing about mince is … Continue reading Winter warmers- The best dishes to make cold nights warmer

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Think Ahead: How Preparation Can Make Mealtimes Easier

People are often put off cooking meals because it seems like an effort- however this does not necessarily have to be the case. With the right approach and preparing in advance it is possible to make fresh food without too much stress!   Batch production   One method to reduce the stress is to prepare … Continue reading Think Ahead: How Preparation Can Make Mealtimes Easier

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