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Spooky Bakes And Crafts For Kids

Spooky bakes and crafts for kids blog

Our magazines are packed with loads of fun things to make and do for Halloween. These are some of our favourite baking and craft ideas - great for Halloween parties or sleepovers! 

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1950s Recipes and Cooking Tips

1950s Recipes and Cooking Tips

With rationing on certain foods lasting until 1954, cooks in the 1950s had to be resourceful and creative. Some recipes have stood the test of time and remain family favourites, while a few of the more “creative” dishes are less popular today.

Tips and recipes were shared with and by readers of The Sunday Post, People’s Journal and The People’s Friend. Take a look at some of the best recipes and tips from the most inventive cooks that ever lived


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Top Tips For The Great British Bake Off Contestants...

gbbo tips

You can guarantee every contestant in the new series of The Great British Bake Off will utter one phrase at some point during the competition.

They’ll say they want to bake something: “just like Mum used to make”.

Well, how did Mum make it? Why were the cakes, puddings, soups meat and veg of the past so good?

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My Weekly's Berry Butterfly Cakes

butterfly cakes

Here at The DC Thomson Shop we are getting very excited for Spring and the warmer months ahead. To celebrate we wanted to share our brand new Spring products and one of our new favourite recipes!

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