Giveaway: (CLOSED) Boeuf Bourguignon In a Box

Bouef bourguignon

As winter comes my thoughts turn to hearty stews and casseroles, I cannot think of a better cold weather dish – both warming and delicious.

Over the last 18 months or so I have been receiving and also giving away fantastic seasonal boxes from Forman and Field, containing the ingredients for recipes created by Knorr.  This autumn boeuf bourguignon stars, and I have a boeuf bourguignon kit in a box to be won by one lucky reader.

  • 200g pearl onions
  • unsmoked bacon
  • 200g wild mushrooms
  • 800g beef brisket
  • ½ leek (the white part)
  • 125ml port
  • 1 celery
  • thyme
  • parsley
  • Bolney Estate Lychgate Red wine
  • Knorr Rich Beef Stock Pot

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  1. Debbie Stanley says:

    Very rarely, my husband will make a stock if we have some left over vegetables to use which I then freeze and use as and when needed but I have to admit I mostly use Oxo

  2. Pauline Rendell says:

    I use it in the slow cooker, on Bolognaise and in pies Sadly I don’t have time to do my own.

  3. Lisa Waugh says:

    my husband does the cooking but he uses ready made stock

  4. yes, I’m afraid I do. All down to time restraints and lack of planning

  5. yes, my favourite is the Knorr herb stock pots, great in pasta dishes & soups.

  6. Yes, regularly :)

  7. I tend to use knorr stock pots along with beer,wine or cider to give a kick

  8. Susan Jackson says:

    I mostly use stock cubes, whichever ones I happen to pick up in the supermarket

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  10. Rob Clayton says:

    i like to use knorr stock gels if i cant or havent got time to make my own

  11. I nearly always use stock cubes. The only time I don’t is after xmas when I’ve boiled a ham and then I freeze the stock for use in the following weeks.

  12. Adasi Miskiewicz says:

    Very occasionally when I’ve had a very long day at work, otherwise I always try and do everything myself from scratch

  13. Ashleigh Allan says:


  14. paul jackson says:

    oxo stock cubes

  15. Occasionally, when I have run out of homemade stock, and I do try buy the best quality I find available when I do buy it.

  16. David Powell says:


  17. David Powell says:

    Yum Yum!

  18. Deirdre M says:

    Occasionally, when I run out of my homemade stock. I try to buy the best quality available when i do…

  19. If I can i will try to make my own stock but with 4 hungry kids and a husband i dont really get time to do it all the time. I think these days there are so many different stock cubes that are nearly as good as the real thing… the Knorr stock pot being my fave at the moment, if people can make things easier in the kitchen then take the shortcuts

  20. Cat Thomas says:

    Yes most of the time

  21. Helen Battle says:

    I use both depending on how much time i have

  22. I do a bit of both, sometimes we use our own stock, I usually keep some frozen but if I have forgotten to get it out the freezer or we don’t have any I use pre made.

  23. Pat Stubbs says:

    No I try and use veg water with cornflour for thickening

  24. not usually as we mainly eat chinese food

  25. Tink Rhonda Lee Mse says:

    I don’t use any ready made stock at the moment.

  26. Sarah Lamb says:

    I use ready made stock as a shortcut, I keep meaning to make my own!


    er…, I only use stock cubes

  28. No, always make my own stocks and sauces.

  29. angela sandhu says:

    ready made for me

  30. simon sims says:


  31. No I use stock cubes

  32. Rarely if ever

  33. Gayl MacKinnon says:

    My husband does all the cooking and he does use Stock Pots by Knorr. It always turns out delicious!

  34. SARAH SHAW says:

    OXO :)

  35. anita roberts says:

    no i usually use stock cubes xx

  36. David Greig says:

    Ready made stock for convienience i’m afraid!

  37. Georgia McAllister says:

    Yes, it’s a great time saver.

  38. Lucy Taylor says:

    Yes, I find Marigold Swiss Vegetable bouillon particularly useful.

  39. dawn hales says:

    I sometimes do, if i run out of my own

  40. Clementina says:

    Yes I do. Oxo cubes :)

  41. Yes, I use either Oxo or Bovril

  42. John Mills says:

    I use knorr stock pots and occasionally oxo. I rarely make my own stock

  43. Nick Whittaker says:

    Great to use, saves me lots of time to get on with the other ingredients to most dishes

  44. Hayley Colburn says:

    no, it only takes 2 mins to make the real deal :-D

  45. I always use ready made stock – I don’t think any extra effort is worth it.

  46. iain maciver says:

    yes quite a lot very handy

  47. Angela McDonald says:

    Yes, OXO

  48. Yummy what a wonderful dish x

  49. Andrew Halliwell says:

    Usually just use an oxo cube, not exactly an adventurous cook, me.

  50. Yes

  51. I mostly use stock cubes

  52. Laura Caraher says:

    I try to make my own stock but sometimes it is just easier to use stock cubes especially if I’m short on time

  53. Yes good old Oxo every time.

  54. Maya Russell says:

    If you mean liquid ready made stock then I don’t. I use dried stock cubes which are ready to make up.

  55. Claire Fraser says:

    Always – that’s what they’re there for:)

  56. Kirsty Woods says:

    Most of the time i use oxo cubes

  57. Since finding Knorr Stockpots, I have not bothered to make my own any more!

  58. MELANIE HUNT says:

    yes cubes but also tryed stock pots. i do find with the little stock pots you dont need to add extra salt

  59. lesley hamilton says:

    Yes as it is much easier

  60. William Gould says:

    Yes I do for convenience!

  61. Emily Fowler says:

    I occasionally make my own but mainly use ready made!

  62. Jill Mynard says:

    Made in our slow cooker is delicious

  63. Jane Willis says:

    I use Knorr bottled stock for most things but keep a supply of home made in the freezer for soups and risottos

  64. Claire Smith says:

    Tend to use Knorr cubes or Marigold Swiss Vegetable Bouillon

  65. stuart wild says:




  67. Phil Darling says:

    Yes I do too – the new gel ones

  68. Deborah Munn says:

    All the time

  69. I do

  70. Sometimes, but my husband makes his own too.

  71. laura banks says:

    my other half does the cooking and he does his own

  72. yes all the time :)

  73. David Mitchell says:

    I do use it from time to time, mainly just oxo cubes

  74. Victoria James says:

    Yes I find it more convenient love knorr but shops own are fine.

  75. ara daniels says:

    we use the natural stock from the meat, delicious

  76. Val Swift says:

    Yes I do

  77. Catherine Owen says:

    No, normally use the veggies water after cooking :)

  78. Carole barnes says:

    sometimes I do

  79. Usually, unless I’ve found time to deal with the bits left from a roast.

  80. I do, yes :-)

  81. Nancy Townsend says:

    Yes always

  82. Jenny Rogers says:

    Yes – I would love to be able to make and use my own though.

  83. I’ve never used the stock pots or any supermarket ‘fresh’ stock. I usually make my own or use Knorr chicken stock from jar.
    If I’m cooking a beef casserole I may use Bovril.

  84. Yes, when I have to

  85. If it’s beef yes but I make my own chicken and vegetable stock.

  86. shane weir says:

    I mostly use stock cubes

  87. Sarah Birkett says:

    yes, I use cubes of some sort, its a bit of a cheat but its just quicker

  88. Fiona Matters says:

    Yup, I always use stock cubes. The range of gluten free ones is increasing all the time – can basically buy normal ones now which saves a lot.

  89. Vicky Cole says:

    Yes I use knorr stockpots

  90. Liz Simpson says:

    Only sometimes – I usually use my own home made stock.

  91. Margaret Akel says:

    I use Bisto and Oxo cubes

  92. Amy Ripley says:

    Yes – Oxo Stock Cubes!

  93. oxo cubes are my saviours

  94. I always make and freeze my own stock but I also use stock cubes and pots. It just depends on what I’m making.

  95. Usually a cube. Not a great cook so it has to work!

  96. Karen Whittaker says:

    I try and make stock with the Sunday roast bones and trimmings and then freeze it…sometimes I end up with a basket full of stock and then we have to eat lots of stew and cottage pie etc to use it up!!

  97. Yes I use oxo all the time

  98. yes I often make my own

  99. I do with some dishes – especially those using poultry as it doesn’t make a good stock, I find.

  100. Emma Jackson says:

    Sometimes I do for convenience but sometimes i like to make my own and freeze it for use later :)

  101. Zoe Howarth says:

    Yes,or a stock cube.

  102. Karen Walkden says:

    yes i do , its readily available and tastes good too so dont feel the need to make my own

  103. Valerie Sharp says:

    Not normally for long slow cooked dishes, but somtimes for quicker recipes and gravies.

  104. I use Kallo organic vegetable stock cubes (they’re glutenfree) if I haven’t time to make my own stock.

  105. I don’t often use stock but when I do it is an organic very low salt stock cube. Not full of MSG like a certain well known brand.

  106. Andy Thompson says:

    Very rarely tend to make my own stock and freeze it.

  107. Irene Wright says:

    Yes I do when in a hurry. For chicken I always boil/simmer the carcase to make my own stock for soup, paella, etc.

  108. I use stock cubes

  109. Fiona Mallard says:

    Yes, if I’ve not had a chance to make my own

  110. melanie stirling says:

    I use ready made stock all the time,anything for an easy life! :)

  111. Claire Butler says:


  112. Tiffany Oconnell says:

    Yes i do use them for quickness @toc83

  113. SUSAN BANNISTER says:

    Yes, all of the time.

  114. Allan Smith says:


  115. Kate O'Neill says:

    Sometimes, but I do tend to make my own the majority of the time

  116. Ian Futcher says:

    stockcubes, but if i have time i make my own, taste is far better.

  117. Yes, but if I have time to make stock then all the better!

  118. Guilty – my other half will only eat bisto granules – eek!

  119. Elizabeth Smith says:

    Sometimes I make my own stock, sometimes rely on the ready-made. I’m more likely to make chicken stock because I have the carcass.

  120. georgina davies says:

    i use knor stock pots yes

  121. Pauline Simpson says:

    I Tend to use mixes as i use a crock pot

  122. Sarah Morris says:

    I use alot of ready made stock when cooking things in my slow cooker, or as an additional flavouring when boiling pasta or soaking cous cous, really boosts the taste.

  123. Francesca Light-Wilson says:

    I only use stock cubes I’m afraid, but I try to combine the stock with the juices of whatever meat I’m cooking (when I’m cooking meat that is) to add a bit more flavour and ‘substance’ to the gravy or sauce …

  124. Victoria Critchley says:

    i often use them in cooking its quicker than making your own tradition stocks

  125. Julie Picton says:

    Yes. Mostly in soups

  126. I like making my own stock when I can but use ready stocks quite often too

  127. Greig spencer says:


  128. Yes

  129. Yes

  130. yes

  131. Jeff Wolf says:

    Yes. Why not?

  132. Kerry Dodd says:

    yes, knorr stock pots

  133. Usually stock cubes – I don’t have that much time for cooking…

  134. yes I do, the only way to go

  135. Laura Williams says:

    Yes, I use ready made stock in my cooking! :-) Oxo or knorr :-)

  136. kim plant says:

    yes all the time x

  137. KENNETH JACKSON says:

    tready made for me, not got the time

  138. Svetlana Lemantovic says:


  139. Sylvia Leaver says:

    I rarely make my own. Usually I use OXO or an instant gravy like Bisto.

  140. kim mayhead says:

    I always use stock cubes for my stock.

  141. jennifer thorpe says:

    we used to always use ready made stock but more recently, we have started making our own stock and frezzing it, to use as needed

  142. Gerald Ludlow says:

    yes when I am in a hurry I do.

  143. Carolynn Woodland says:

    Yes, I use ready made stock

  144. Barrie Phillips says:

    I’m feeling very hungry now.

  145. Kevin Honey says:


  146. Alison john says:


  147. i always use home made stock for gravies or chicken soups but use stock cubes in some dishes also the knorr stock pots are excellent

  148. Gillian Davies says:

    I do try to make my own stock but I do keep a stash in the cupboard as they are always useful.

  149. Lyndsey Beckford says:

    Yes I’m afraid I do.

  150. I use knorr stockpots when in a hurry!

  151. Jacquie Bennett says:

    Usually, only as I don’t have the time or scared I’ll forget about it and it will dry out.

  152. Suzanne Cooke says:

    Yes unless I am cooking my own roast then I use the meat juices.

  153. Mickie Bull says:

    Yes I do!

  154. kayleigh Dawn says:

    Yes I use stock pots! simple and quick!

  155. Tara Davies says:

    It all depends really, although i must admit i rarely make my own. Oxo is probably what i use most often.

  156. Renee Armstrong says:

    Yes all the time

  157. Frances hopkins says:

    I’m very lazy I just use OXO

  158. sian hallewell says:

    Afraid I usually use a stock cube, though if I am making soup I make my own stock

  159. Rach James says:

    Yes I do – nothing at all wrong with it! Do like to make my own when I have a decent piece of meat or left over veg though. All depends how much time I have :o)

  160. Janice Davison says:

    Yes all the time.

  161. yes most of the time x

  162. I do use ready made stock, but I’m trying to use my own homemade stock more – particularly chicken stock which is so easy to make

  163. Cheryll H says:

    Not really – I don’t tend to cook much using stock *slaps wrist* :) @pipersky1

  164. rupert summerton says:

    yes i use ready made stock

  165. jackie rushton says:

    I use ready made stock

  166. toni glasper says:

    sometimes ;)

  167. Joy Dehany says:

    Yes but when I roast a chicken, hubby boils the bones to make stock too xx

  168. Jamie Berwick says:

    Yep – its too much hassle making my own. BTW this is my favourite mael – I cooked it to wooo my wife!

  169. When time is short or I don’t have any frozen stock then yes, we use stock cubes.

  170. Usually for ease if nothing else. After a hard day at work, any short cuts that don’t skimp on flavour are useful.

  171. Yes, stock cubes.

  172. Michelle Inwood says:

    Yes – stock cubes and stock pots

  173. Yeah, always. I rarely cook big enough joints to have bones to make my own

  174. Yep! easy to use and easy to get!

  175. Julie Guy says:

    Yes I do, I usually use oxo cubes.

  176. Teresa Lee says:

    about 2 or 3 times a month, mainly beef

  177. I always use ready made stock – a lovely Polish one I’ve been using for a few years.

  178. George Spedding says:

    Use ready made stock

  179. karine jade says:

    I do use stock in my cooking and some herbs, adds flavour

  180. Yes I use them a lot, but I do also use the meat juices freshly whenever I can.

  181. katrina walsh says:

    Depened on how busy I am but usually yes x

  182. Usually, yes.


  183. Emma Carter says:

    I use good quality shop bought stock.

  184. Yvonne Brownsea says:

    Yes, I use ready made stock – it’s a lot easier and quicker.

  185. Clare cherrington says:


  186. yes!

  187. I use both, but tend to use stock cubes more than homemade.

  188. maxime goodwin says:

    I swear by and now only use Knorr Stockpots for allsorts really soups stews etc :)

  189. Rainie Bish says:

    Sometimes if I have none of my own frozen

  190. Steven Appleton says:

    Yes I do use it occasionally :O)

  191. LESLEY RENSHAW says:

    Most of the time – yes! But, I do make stock from the juices of the meats I cook on occassions and if there’s any left over I freeze it to be re-used.


    Yes – you can get really good ones now.

  193. susan younger says:

    I tend to use OXO cubes. Throw back to what my mother always used.

  194. dragonfly63 says:

    I prefer to make my own but if I need some in a hurry then I use Stockpots or OXO

  195. Val Hartley says:

    Yes usually

  196. Karen Barrett says:

    Sometimes, depending on what I’m cooking.

  197. Laura Chapman says:

    Yes, we always use ready made stock. I’m not sure how I’d make it myself!

  198. yes

  199. Lisa Pope says:

    I do try to make my own stock, more often than not I use ready made

  200. unfortunately i’ve always been too scared to try to make my own!

  201. I always use stock cubes, never get time to make it myself.

  202. Helen Thurston says:

    Yes – but only if I don’t have any homemade stock in the freezer.

  203. Valerie Dallimore says:

    Yes I do

  204. Yes I always use ready made stock.

  205. Cathy Glynn says:

    Yes I do.

  206. working full time…. only at the weekend

  207. rosemary sheehan says:

    Yes I do

  208. FARIDAH BROOKER says:

    Yes mostly, unless I’ve had a roast chicken to use up.

  209. I do. Usually stock cubes of some description

  210. kay finlay says:

    I use stock from different sources depending on the depth of flavour I need.

  211. Gary Topley says:

    I only use it when I make soup.

  212. yES I DO :)

  213. Laura Pritchard says:

    Yes, all the time!

  214. usually I do

  215. tamalyn roberts says:

    no, i am a bisto kinda gal, only because i really dont know how to make my own stock other than at xmas when i boil the turkey bones to make my famous turkey stew

  216. emma kinsey says:

    i always use ready mADE

  217. jackie curran says:

    I use stock cubes ,nice and easy .

  218. Tracy Messenger says:

    yes, ready made stock is a god send

  219. Yes. When I have a little time I do.

  220. Laura Cooper says:

    I tend to just use stock cubes – nice and easy!

  221. Hayley Williams says:

    Afraid so, do not have time to make my own.

  222. EMMA WALTERS says:


  223. Peter Newham says:

    i use the oxo stock cubes

  224. Yes, normally use ready made stock

  225. yes, I do use ready made stock. I just don’t have the time to make fresh stock

  226. Emma cella says:

    I tend to use knorr stock pots

  227. Emma Hicks says:

    I occasionally make my own, but the convenience and flavour of modern ready made stock makes it my regular choice.

  228. Angela M - Garden Tea Cakes and Me says:

    Yes almost always

  229. hannah oneill says:

    Nearly always use ready made stocks. Wish I had the time to make my own!

  230. lorraine rogers says:

    would love to win this

  231. Karen de Ronde says:

    I use ready made stocks, it saves a lot of time

  232. Maria Turner says:

    I’ve started using the Knorr stock pots recently

  233. Neil Gregory says:

    Yes I do – I’m hopeless in the kitchen…

  234. olivia kirby says:

    Sometimes but sometimes hubby makes his own

  235. Adele Hill says:

    Yes, regularly :)

  236. Lorraine/Squeaky Mom says:

    I do, more often than not, because I’m hopeless at remembering to make my own stock.

  237. MARK HOPKINS says:

    Yes. Oxo stock cubes.

  238. kristy brown says:

    I use ready made ;0

  239. Tracey Belcher says:

    Yes I do but I add to it too

  240. I use both, depends on time and what I’ve got available.

  241. I use both, depends on time and what I have available

  242. I use a mixture of ready made stock and home made stock.. there are some great ready made stocks about now.

  243. Matt Hudson says:

    yes i use ready made stock!

  244. Rudy Roversi says:

    Mostly stock cubes but sometimes make my own

  245. If it’s a special occasion otherwise we tend to use cubes for convenience and times sake

  246. Joelle Gilbert says:

    Have always used ready made stock- less fuss.

  247. Deb Bushby says:

    Yes frequently use chicken stock cubes in my home made soup

  248. Janet Dring says:

    I tend to use stock cubes

  249. Yes, all the time, except when I make home made stock for soup.

  250. sometimes ,mainly in slow cooking

  251. Ashley Alden says:

    Generally, yes.

  252. Christina Michael says:

    generally use ready prepared stock cube unless I am boiling a chicken

  253. Sometimes, it all depends if I have some ready or not.

  254. Beki Lacy says:

    Yes, all the time!

  255. Paula Phillips says:

    Yes I find they help to enhance the flavour of the meal.

  256. Sally Peevor says:

    Yes I do because I tend to buy lean cuts of meat – very rarely more than ‘slices’ and I almost never have bones…

  257. Annette Hanley says:


  258. Mark Johnson says:


  259. Yes I do use ready made stock but also homemade stock; both are easy to make, cheap etc but my mum can have ready made Stock whereas it hard to make, a home made, thick stock for her :)

  260. phillippa lee says:

    Yes – I use a vegetarian marigold stock or buy ready made fish from waitrose.

  261. leah sullivan says:

    YES I DO!

  262. Joanna Sawka says:

    I try not to, but sometimes I have to :)

  263. Gill Abrahams says:

    When I cook a chicken I try to make stock for soup or rissotto, but otherwise I use bought or cubes.

  264. I use both. It depends on what I’m making :) I use fresh stock as much as possible though x

  265. samantha devine says:

    Yes, I do sometimes make my own but when you have been to work it is just easier to open a packet.

  266. Annamarie Riddiford says:

    I always make my own stock but would like to try this

  267. elaine stokes says:

    I nearly always use ready made stock, but its well worth the time to make your own……

  268. Michelle Williams says:

    I use ready made stock in soups, thats about it

  269. Alice Hindley says:

    Yes it’s so convenient when i’m in a hurry

  270. Rachael Donovan says:


  271. Sarah Tremlett says:

    I usually use ready made stock. However, if I make Scotch Broth I use left over roast chicken in the soup and make a chicken stock from the carcass

  272. alison wilkie says:

    i like to make my stock for my mum and my family lovley otherwise it is beef oxo

  273. Helen Moulden says:

    Yes I do use stock cubes most of the time!

  274. Holly Boyd says:

    I generally use stock however if I have a roast chicken then I will make stock with the carcass for use later.

  275. charlotte r says:


  276. Yvonne Crook says:

    Yes almost always

  277. Hazel Rush says:

    I almost always use ready made stock!

  278. donna large says:

    i usually use stock cubes fab prize

  279. Not very often as it takes so long to make.

  280. steve holman says:

    normally i uae ready made

  281. Natalie Henderson says:

    I usually do but I make my own when I can

  282. abi rolfe says:

    all the time – wish i could make my own but just have the time or energy!

  283. Kimberley Robinson says:

    yes i do !

  284. Samantha Atherton says:

    most of the time, yes.

  285. I use ready made stock, never tried making my own

  286. Paul Witney says:


  287. Sometimes I use ready made stock, such as oxo

  288. Eleanor Wigmore says:

    Yes I do apart from when I make chicken soup-I boil the carcass for that.

  289. Gary Martindale says:

    Yes all the time

  290. Rachel Blackburn says:

    yes. almost always.

  291. No I dont

  292. Liz Almond says:

    Yes, I do – homemade stock is delicious, but ready made stock is a handy and convenient standby. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with using ready made stock – if it means you’re still able to make a meal, why beat yourself up for not making everything from scratch?

  293. Lesley Bain says:

    Sadly I do, I’m not very good in the kitchen and don’t really know how to make my own.

  294. Katie Skeoch says:

    yes, I always use stock, sometimes home made – depends how much time I have

  295. Yes, I’m afraid I do as I find it too time consuming to make my own.

  296. Sarah Davies says:

    Yes, stock cubes.

  297. Shona Jones says:

    Yes, usually Kallo stock cubes. Just easier & quicker that way.

  298. most of the time but sometimes home made

  299. Kerry Kilmister says:

    We tend to use gravy granules except at xmas, when we make more effort

  300. rebecca nisbet says:

    i like the fresh packets you get in the fridge department but i do like knorr stock pots

  301. Yes, but add wine, beer or cider to give it a boost

  302. Cheryl Pearson says:

    Yes, very often I use stock.

  303. Yes – I always intend to make it fresh and freeze some but can’t get past the cubes or fresh chilled stock!

  304. Jenny Barker says:

    yes almost always :0)

  305. Angie Hoggett says:

    I have made my own in the past and froze it but with less time these days I do use bought stock

  306. Sarah Parker says:


  307. Sharon McGuinness says:

    Yes unfortunately I do do to working and family commitments. I do, however put a ham bone in my lentil soup to increase the flavour along with stock cubes.

  308. Claire Tromans says:

    I do use stock

  309. Not all the time, but most of the time, I love to make a good rich chicken stock with the bones of a roast, and my husband makes a mean veg stock.

  310. carol phile says:

    I use Oxo cubes, I am a philistine

  311. Mostly stock cubes

  312. Meryl Rees says:

    Yes, every time!

  313. sometimes

  314. Sheri Darby says:

    Yes – usually

  315. Nancy Bradford says:

    Sometimes, but I prefer home made.

  316. carly carpenter says:

    Always x

  317. Yes, we don’t buy much meat so it’s handy to have in!

  318. helen rosbotham says:

    Yes lifes too short with 4 kids!

  319. Janice Mackin says:

    Yes, I will use stock cubes if I haven’t had time to make my own stock.

  320. Sarah Robertson says:

    Yes, I use the stockpots that dissolve in boiling water. Cheap and easy :)

  321. Amanda Richardson says:

    Yes regularly as more convenient

  322. Sarah Cooper says:

    I use Knorr Stock Cubes

  323. Steve Dickinson says:

    When I have run out of homemade or need some quickly

  324. Kerry Webber says:

    I’m guilty of using ready made stock!!

  325. Nick Wells-Gaston says:

    ‘fraid so – just can’t wait to tuck in!

  326. Dave Edwards says:

    Yes, anything to save time I’m afraid

  327. SUSAN L HALL says:

    yes these days there are such good quality ones to choose from


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