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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #75 on: March 05, 2017, 11:21:49 AM »
I will second that the frozen Kraft Mac & Cheese is gross. Ugh... absolutely horrid. If you want to get something that is at least tasty the Annie's Kitchen Mac & Cheese, it's gluten free, is nice and hits the spot when I'm in the mood for Mac & Cheese and can't get Kraft. You do need to not over cook it, the sauce tends to be absorbed by the pasta if it's in the oven too long.

I didn't know you could get Annie's over here!

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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #76 on: March 05, 2017, 11:23:31 AM »
I've never found it at that price so.worth revisiting. When my Tesco did sell it, it was £1.60 and Sainsburys had it for £1. Wish I stocked up more now, but my local Tesco got them.back in and said they were going to keep stocking, but then stopped soon after. So much for that.

A "small fortune" for me isn't very much for others. I am still feeling the effects of my last visa and it's really made things tough, so I'm sorry if that sounded silly to others :-(

Nah i totally understand that feeling.

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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #77 on: March 05, 2017, 11:42:48 AM »
I didn't know you could get Annie's over here!

Yep, the stores in my area have a few of the frozen dinners. I only get the mac and cheese as I'm not an enchillada/burrito/refried beans person. They're too gritty for me.
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #78 on: March 05, 2017, 12:24:59 PM »
We're in the same boat BriKH. Paid for my last visa, husband is home with a broken leg and here I am having to take taxis to and from the train station. It's costing more than half what I'm earning in a day.

I feel you.

That's such a shame lyonaria. Have you tried speaking with your driver. Maybe he would agree to a (lower) flat fee in return for your regular custom? Even if you were only saving a couple of quid a day, it would help.
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #79 on: March 05, 2017, 12:38:58 PM »
Yep, the stores in my area have a few of the frozen dinners. I only get the mac and cheese as I'm not an enchillada/burrito/refried beans person. They're too gritty for me.

I didn't realize either. I'm totally going to look for these.
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #80 on: March 05, 2017, 12:57:06 PM »
That's such a shame lyonaria. Have you tried speaking with your driver. Maybe he would agree to a (lower) flat fee in return for your regular custom? Even if you were only saving a couple of quid a day, it would help.
It's through a local company. I should ask, but one of my co-workers sometimes can give me a ride than it only costs a 3rd of what it would cost to do taxis to the train station and then the train. Life is just crazy right now.
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #81 on: March 05, 2017, 12:58:46 PM »
I didn't realize either. I'm totally going to look for these.
They have them at my Tesco and Sainsbury's, I don't know about Morrisons. I can get the blue box at my Sainsbury's though.

Best deal for the blue box was through Ocado, but only when it was on an awesome sale.

Eta: put the wrong grocery store!
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #82 on: March 06, 2017, 11:07:49 AM »
It's through a local company. I should ask, but one of my co-workers sometimes can give me a ride than it only costs a 3rd of what it would cost to do taxis to the train station and then the train. Life is just crazy right now.

Not used it myself but was recommended this site before https://www.blablacar.co.uk/

Might be worth checking out?

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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #83 on: March 06, 2017, 12:35:06 PM »
They have them at my Tesco and Sainsbury's, I don't know about Morrisons. I can get the blue box at my Sainsbury's though.

Best deal for the blue box was through Ocado, but only when it was on an awesome sale.

Eta: put the wrong grocery store!
They didn't have Annie's Kitchen at my Tesco over the weekend...but I will look at Sains next time I am there. Ocado does do good deals on the Blue Box from time to time!
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #84 on: March 06, 2017, 04:36:54 PM »
They didn't have Annie's Kitchen at my Tesco over the weekend...but I will look at Sains next time I am there. Ocado does do good deals on the Blue Box from time to time!

Didn't find them at my Sainsburys when I went yesterday (but did see the Amy's). Did notice they had normal blue box in the American section but it was EXPENSIVE.

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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #85 on: March 06, 2017, 05:56:53 PM »
Didn't find them at my Sainsburys when I went yesterday (but did see the Amy's). Did notice they had normal blue box in the American section but it was EXPENSIVE.

It very well might be Amy's! I just click the button on my Tesco order when I need it.

I think Annie's is the one who does boxed macaroni and cheese back in the States and has the rabbit mascot? and does crackers. Yeah. I probably have the wrong A name. It's gluten free.
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #86 on: March 06, 2017, 05:58:42 PM »
Yep. It's Amy's Kitchen.

And I was right about it being simply Annie's with the rabbit mascot.

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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #87 on: March 20, 2017, 09:28:10 AM »
I still can't find pumpkin so I am super jealous.

Hey, I just noticed Morrisons has pumpkin puree on their website now for £1.50/can. Don't know if this is an option for you?
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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #88 on: March 22, 2017, 04:02:01 PM »
Hey, I just noticed Morrisons has pumpkin puree on their website now for £1.50/can. Don't know if this is an option for you?

Yay!! Thank you so much!

I actually found by chance a pumpkin recipe book at Poundworld last week. Had to buy it! The recipes use whole pumpkins too which I liked because I was giving up hope on pumpkin puree.

I have made my own puree from a whole pumpkin and actually have a batch in the freezer right now, but for some reason, it just seems more watery and harder to work with.

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Re: Super easy peanut butter cookies!
« Reply #89 on: March 25, 2017, 07:55:07 PM »
Thanks for the tip off writeshawna! Went to our nearest Morrisons today and got a few cans! :-)