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  • Stepping up online safety

    It’s time to step up security, especially if you have children who regularly use the internet, and navigating your child’s online activities can be tricky. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to teach your child about tech safety while also guiding them down the right path. It’s easier said than done, so we’ve compiled a [...]

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  • Step up your food prep with these easy to freeze recipes!

    We all know the scenario – you finally get home from work and there are kids shouting, dirty clothes littered haphazardly, dishes that need scrubbing and hungry mouths to be fed. Not to mention those evening walks you’ve been meaning to fit in and that TV show that’s been recorded for 2 weeks that you [...]

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  • Step Up Your Easter with Our Tech Hacks!

    Easter doesn’t have to be a headache. Step up your Easter celebrations and enjoy a hassle-free holiday with some of our favourite tech hacks – don't worry, we’ve got you covered!
     Top 5 tech hacks for enjoying Easter:
    -Make a detailed list of exactly all ingredients you’ll need a few days before the dinner. Tick these off [...]

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  • Sidestep the stress this Spring

    Stress can feel unavoidable but there are things you can do to ease that feeling of being overwhelmed. If you’re starting your first job, starting your family or starting your retirement, we have appliances that can help you sidestep the stress of a new challenge. Read on for a few of our suggestions…
    Peace of mind [...]

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  • Stepping into Spring

    Whether it’s that broken refrigerator door that you’ve been promising to fix or that broken New Year’s resolution to cook more, DID is here to support you. We’re taking on that elephant in the room and helping you to step things up this spring. Our seasonal deals won’t last long so now is the time [...]

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  • Chef Adrian's Long and Slow Oxtail Stew

    This one goes out to Niamh Kavanagh — an amazing dish to cook in the final. I loved the braised beef cheek and the gravy just looked amazing. So here is my oxtail stew, using another great cheap cut.
    Chef Adrian Martin

    As seen on Celebrity MasterChef Ireland

    2.5kg oxtail, chopped into 4cm chunks (ask your butcher to [...]

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  • The Naked Blondie’s Chicken Fried Rice

    As seen on Celebrity MasterChef Ireland

    Low-calorie cooking spray
    140g chicken breast
    1 carrot, diced
    100ml water
    75g frozen peas
    75g canned or frozen sweetcorn
    Approx. 200g leftover boiled rice, cooled
    1 garlic clove, crushed (or 1 tsp of garlic granules)
    1 tbsp soy sauce
    2 tbsp oyster sauce
    1 egg, lightly beaten

    1. Heat a wok over a medium-high heat. Spray low-calorie cooking spray and cook the [...]

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  • Ox Cheek with Horseradish Mash

    As seen on Celebrity MasterChef Ireland


    2 x 200g ox cheeks
    Salt and black pepper
    2 tbsp olive oil
    2 carrots, diced
    1 onion, diced
    2 celery stalks, diced
    4 garlic cloves, crushed
    1 bay leaf
    6 peppercorns
    A few sprigs of thyme
    50ml sherry vinegar
    300ml Seven Trees Treacle Oat Stout
    125ml ruby Port
    500ml beef stock
    2 star anise
    2 tbsp cornflour
    For the sauce:
    300ml ruby Port
    300ml red wine
    For the [...]

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  • Raspberry Religieuse

    As seen on Celebrity MasterChef Ireland


    50g butter
    100ml water
    75g plain flour
    2 large eggs, beaten
    60g fresh raspberries, plus extra to decorate
    100g icing sugar, sifted, plus extra to decorate
    250ml double cream
    75g icing sugar
    1 tsp vanilla extract


    Preheat the oven to 220˚C/200˚C fan/gas mark 7 and line a large baking tray with parchment paper.
    Melt the butter and water in a [...]

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  • Celebrity MasterChef Ireland The Final - Best of Twitter

    In true MasterChef fashion, the celebrity finalists Simon, Oisin and Niamh had to whip up a 3-course meal for the judges, in just under 4 hours! We had dishes of the series, dodgy desserts and a few tearful flashbacks; here's what Twitter had to say on the final episode of the season.....

    Comedian Simon Delaney stole the [...]

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