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Anna: And that was with three people cooking!
Tom: All I was doing was reading the recipe out. And that was after you’d laid everything out first. But I did spend half an hour going to Sainsbury’s looking for pastry cases.
Anna: And Peter went to M&S. And nobody could find any. Where did Jamie get them?
Tom: Surely they have to have them at Sainsbury’s, if he does their advertising?
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Kirstin: I rather liked that! The sauce was delicious, and it was supremely easy.
Tom: The sauce was yum — a bit sweet, but not too much.
Kirstin: We didn’t talk while we were eating it, which is always a good sign.
Tom: But the chicken was a bit underdone.
Kirstin: That was me. Well, maybe not. He says brown the chicken, then cook it in the pan for 10-15 minutes. I gave it 45, and it was still a bit pink in places.
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Kirstin: Did you like it, Toby?
Toby: Yes. I did. What was the duck recipe?
Kirstin: You bung it in the oven with some salt and pepper on. For an hour. It’s the “easiest recipe ever” or something, she says.
Tom: It’s not really a recipe if you don’t have to do anything.
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