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FoodWorks helps Agnes Water go plastic bag free

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  This week, FoodWorks Agnes Water hosted the launch event of a new green initiative dedicated to stopping the use of plastic bags altogether in the Agnes Water and 1770 area.   The event was attended by Shadow Environment Minister and Member for Burnett, Stephen Bennett, and saw local businesses commit to no longer using plastic bags due to their damaging effect on the ...

FoodWorks Pottsville grand opening draws the crowds

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  When FoodWorks Pottsville opened its doors to the public on Saturday 23rd January, it did so with style.   The brand new supermarket had eager customers lining up at the door to get a first look at the store and to make the most of the great value specials, including two-litre Best Buy milk and sliced bread for just $1 and BBQ chickens for $4.97 each.   Demonstrating the ...

Easy Valentine's Day Recipes

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  Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and if you're struggling to think of ideas for treating the special person in your life, nothing impresses like home cooked meals from the heart. Preparing a three-course meal also lets you avoid the crowds and the cost of dining out, so there'll be more money to put towards your gifts.   Whether your Valentine loves things sweet, spicy ...

Shrove Tuesday: Pancake Variations The Kids Will Love

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  The tradition of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday dates back more than 1000 years. Originally a way for households to use up their excess food before fasting over Lent, in modern times Pancake Day has become less about practicality and more about fun – especially when the kids get involved.   If you've got little chefs in the house, try out these pancake ideas and recipes to ...

Chinese Inspired Dishes

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  Whether you're heading out for yum cha or hosting your own banquet at home, these authentic Asian dishes will suit every budget.     1. Golden fish with pineapple plum sauce   The Chinese word for fish, yu , sounds similar to the word for riches, and it's a traditional belief that eating fish during the festival will bring good fortune in the year ahead – so it's ...

Summer Barbeque Tips

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  The barbeque is a staple of the Aussie summer, but cooking up those perfect steaks while making sure everyone's having a good time isn't as easy as it might look.   If you're throwing your first BBQ or want to raise your game, here are some tried-and-tested tips that guarantee your next garden party will be one to talk about.     The perfect steak   Even if ...

How to Assemble a Cheese Platter

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  Finish off the perfect dinner party with a sophisticated cheese course, and you're guaranteed to make a big impression on your guests. Even if you're not a cheese connoisseur yourself, it's easy to put together a tasty and refined cheese platter when you follow these steps.     How much cheese do you need? You don't have to splash out on the most expensive cheeses to ...