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My Nigerian Spaghetti Bolognese By Ahdaisy Jayde

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To make your ground meat yourself.
Cut the meat into cubes and put in the freezer for about 30 minutes or just enough for the sides of the meat to harden. Separate the meat cubes so that they don't freeze together.
When it is ready, put in your meat grinder (I used the one in my food processor), you can add some pepper and seasoning into the meat and continue grinding. And there you have it, your own homemade ground meat with ingredients you are sure of.
Ingredients:
3 cups Olive oil or vegetable oil 1 medium Onion 1 clove Garlic 1kg Ground beef (You need a lot but I used little cos I am cutting down on my beef intake) 3 cups Chopped Fresh tomatoes (I had blended ones so I used it like that) 1 can Tomato paste (tin tomato) 2 teaspoons Curry 1 teaspoon Thyme 1 teaspoon Nutmeg 1 Bay leaf (little) A handful scent leaves (little) 2 cups Carrots (diced) Beef stock (I had chicken stock so I used it like that) 2 Knorr cubes (or any other one) 1 teaspoon fresh Pepper Salt to taste

HAPPY EASTER! An Easter Prayer

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Happy EasterWishing you a Happy Easter. May this Easter season bring newness to your life.  Whatever thorn there is in your flesh that pricks at the wrong time and place, may it wither because he is risen. Whatever is there right now that was not from the beginning, whatever is not planted by the almighty, may it be uprooted.

Because he is risen and

Rivers State Meal, Onunu And Fish Pepper Soup By Young Awesome Mum

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Scent Leaves Vegetable Egg Sauce With Boiled Plantain By Dortiye

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How To Make Vegetable Pancake Rolls At Home

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Pictorials Part 2: More! Banana And Vanilla Ice Cream By Ahdaisy Jayde

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This is also my first attempt but I did not have the patience to test with a little. I went all out! So my husband

Spaghetti And Plantain Stir Fry By Lizzy Obaze

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Cooking spaghetti and plantain stir fry
Here is something I prepared for the plantain challenge however I've used little plantain so I hope it meets the criteria of the challenge.
I prepared

If Only Men And Husbands Were Taught This Much

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A Nigerian woman  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Form when a girl starts growing up, she is taught to be respectful, well behaved and courteous. A girl is taught how to be hospitable, especially if she comes from a Christian family, Proverbs 31 is made her memory verse. She understands what is expected of a virtuous wife while her older and younger brothers are only taught to read their books, work hard and pass examinations.

In many families, especially my Nigerian families, the boys are served by their sisters in preparation for

Pictorials: Chocolate And Strawberry Ice Cream By Ahdaisy Jayde

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Pictorials: How To Make My Vanilla And Chocolatey Ice Cream At Home

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Plantain Porridge With Turkey, Amaranth, Scent Leaves And Tomatoes By Chinazor Eze

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Errrrrm,  i don't know what to call this dish, but i think "Plantain Porridge" will

What Is The Right Age For Marriage?

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Good morning aunty Eya. I wrote this to know your advice and other women too. I am 24 presently and I

My Humble Self, He Keeps Thinking I'm Cheating

Hiya Aunty,
How are you? Thanks for having this wonderful blog whereby pple can express themselves openly.
I remain anonymous please and I am writing this to let my fellow blog followers understand what some pple/ladies actually go thru in their marriage.
I got married @ the age of 27 and am blessed with 2 kids, a boy and a girl.
When I got married to my hubby, I actually thought he was the best I can ever get but another part of me knew I didn't love him enough to get

Boiled Plantain With Mint Leaves In Tomato Egg Sauce

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Mother-In-Law Wahala, Please Help Before I make The Wrong Decision

Dear Aunty Eya, I am a constant reader of your blog. God will continue to give you Wisdom for the great work you are doing in the life of married women and singles. Please help me to post this in your blog for advise and also advise me with a reply. Thanks.
There is this guy that proposed to me sometime in 2011. I started praying about it and asked God for two signs, either in a dream or in a prophecy. I didn’t see anything in

Holidaying With Ex One Week Before Our Wedding

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Leather briefcase (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Good Morning Aunty Eya, 
Atlast, I am also writing my story after reading from other ladies on your blog. I need to share mine too. I am not writing because I need advise, I am not depressed at all and I won't let my feeble self be. I am writing because I can't trust any of my friends. Can't confide in them, they might betray me. After reading

Fried Rice With Akara, Soy sauce And Coated Chicken

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How To Make Ice Cream At Home

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Hello, this time around I want to sit down and learn from the best. Abuja is too hot oooo. For those

How Do I Get My Husband To Accept Friendship Request?

Dear Mrs Eya,
Thank you for giving people like me the opportunity to share and learn from your blog. I have learnt a lot from your blog and the wonderful counselors that God has put there. I have a problem, if you can advise me, please do not bother posting to the blog. But if you can't, you are free to post. I need help. This thing is really eating me up and making my love for him to reduce drastically.

In January 2011 my husband signed up for Facebook. He initially

Re: Marriage Is My Worst Nightmare, Thank You

I want to say thank you to aunty Eya and everyone of you who gave me
advice. All i wanted was to be sure that am not doing the wrong thing
if i

Now I know My Case Is Different In Marriage

Hello Eya, I have been following your blog for about three months. Reading that blog makes me happy I don't know why. God is using that blog to bless our homes. I like the way women open up on your blog. People say things freely like they are talking with close family members. One reason I commend you for that blog is because many Nigerian wives want to talk but do not know where to go. We don't want third parties in our marriages. We need people like Marriage counsellors but don't know where to find them. I live in Lagos and do not know any office where I can just walk in and get marriage counselling except talk with my pastor. Church leaders are trying, but sometimes, it feels like meeting a professional or talking to and listening to other women's experiences. Your blog provides that atmosphere where we get to hear from different people with different views and learn something. I have learnt so much since I started visiting wives connected.
May your family continue t…

Basmati Rice With Gravy By Deborah Bala

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How To Cook Walkie Talkie Pepper soup

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Walkie Talkie Pepper soup is cooked with the walking and talking parts of birds. In the past,

Please I need Advice, Marriage Has Been My Worst Nightmare

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Am a fan of your blog and i will love if you help me post this on your blog because i need advice before i lose my mind. I got married at the age of nineteen because i got pregnant and didn't

Second Attempt At Puff Puff Making, What Went Wrong?

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Re: Should I Give Him A Second Chance And Still Trust Him, Thank You Note From Kate

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The wonderful ladies in d house, Bonario, and Aunty Eya, I'm so much
relieved with your pieces of advice, you guys have done something that I can't
forget in a hurry! Saving my home, Saving my kids from

Help! My Husband Is Too Nice

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Good Evening aunty Eya,
The way other people offer truths on your blog has encouraged me to write to you.

 I am a 30 year old woman with 2 kids & the problem I have is my husband is too nice..

Basmati Fried Rice And Chicken By Lizzy Obaze

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I cooked this today and thought

Should I Give Him A 2nd Chance And Still Trust Him Again?

Hello, Aunty Eya I would like u to help me wit ur advice and the
ladies and women in d house. I'm a lady of 31yrs married wit two
beautiful girls, somemtimes last year my husby walked up to me and told
me he's got something to confess to me, I asked abt it, he told me he
did sleep with a girl and ever since then he's been having sleepless
nights, that each time he

Appreciation From Shade To All Who Commented

Aunty! God bless you for me, and everyone. I really appreciate your advice and; also am saying a big thank you to other women who commented on it. thank

Nigerian Palm Oil Rice And Beans With Fish

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PALM OIL RICE AND BEANS RECIPE

My Husband I s Giving Me Problems

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Aunty Eya.!!!I really appreciate all d gud work  you are doing on most women and ladies out there.I say God bless you and may  you live long to reap the fruit of your labour. I need your advice on an issue,also will like  it if you could post it for other women to  read and to  advice me. am a lady of 29 years,married last year, with a lovely baby girl of 11 months. I have a lovely husband who cares and loves his family. he set up a business for me which am managing. but the only problem

Chips And Eggs Breakfast By Ahdaisy

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What Do You Think Of Deborah Bala's Idea?

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The secret ingredient for Iron Artist at Further Confusion 2006--Pasta. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

deborah bala 1:14 PM (5 hours ago)
to me Hi aunty, I watched iron chef America yesterday on food network and wow, an idea just hit me in the head. I think it's time for us to take the blog to a new level, lets be

Everyone Pray For Me, Injections Without My Husband's Knowledge

AnonymousMarch 19, 2013 at 12:28 PM I claim my baby too, everyone pray for me. I personally took a 3month Depo injection without my Husband's knowledge because i was not ready to have a child then, we were not engaged then and i

How To Cook Egusi Balls In Vegetable Draw Soup

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Dodo gizzard By Jane

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Thank You From Tola

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I want to say a very big thank you to You Ma Eya and your audience(blogreaders) am grateful Ma. May God continue to bless you all.
Ahdaisy jayde

Spaghetti Bolognese Cooked Nigerian

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Recipe: Nigerian Meat pie By Ope

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Hello,
This is how I make my Meat pies
Ingredients for Nigerian meat pie 1.5kg of plain flour (About 12 cups) 500g of butter 100g of trex butter. It makes my pastry soft. (Optional) 1 teaspoon salt little water to make the dough 5 medium sized carrots 2 teaspoons of thyme 2 teaspoons of atagungun( powdered chilli peper) sorry am bush 45 medium sized irish potatoes  11/2kg minced meat you can use 2 kg if you love them extremely meaty. any other seasoning of your taste, preferrably 2 knorr or maggi chicken cubes like me. Bisto Gravy granules or flour(acts as a thickener). You can use flour or knorr gravy powder as thickener, they all work just fine. egg white for glazing (brushing the meat pie before baking)

Yes, Noodles Again

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I Am Thirty Year Old Virgin, Can I Wait?

AnonymousMarch 15, 2013 at 10:56 PM Aunty Eya, pls pardon me for writing here. I need advice ladies. Am a 30yrs old virgin, you can never know because am very open and stylish lol. I mistakenly told a friend about

Tuface And Annie Idibia's Wedding Gift, What Would You Do?

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TuFace, proud first ever MTV African award winner (Photo credit: kaysha)The buzz about the receipt of the car gift from The Akwa Ibom State Governor Obong Godswill Akpabio by Annie and Tuface Idibia is still very much in the air. I have not been able to convince myself in anyway,

How To Cook Crunchy Peppered Nigerian Snails

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My Recipe For Spring Rolls

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Spring roll (Photo credit: Wikipedia)teekayMarch 14, 2013 at 8:59 PM Aunty, thanks for the recipe on shawarma ,turned out lovely.but my hubby that got the bread also bought spring roll pastry and he said"

Hilarious Saturday Night, Sunday Morning Switch

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After laughing so loud, I said to myself that this must be shared with you. A friend shared with me on Facebook, and I'm wondering to myself... Where

Dear Aunty Eya's Readers: Please help me with meaningful advise. Thanks.

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Dear Aunty Eya,
Great job you are doing with your blog. Keep the flag flying high. Please i want you to help me post this on your blog for advice and advice me with a reply too.
I have been seeing this guy for about 8 months now and on the 30th of Dec, he told me that he has another girl he's been dating for 7 years. He said

Pictorials: Cooking Slim Spaghetti With Fish, Corned Beef And Chopped Carrots

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Fashion Police For Couples At The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

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Nigerian Groundnut Soup With Ugu Vegetable

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Nigerian groundnut soup with hot garri. Groundnut soup also known as peanut soup is mostly cooked by the Northerners and some parts of Southern Nigeria. If you can cook egusi soup with vegetable, then you already know how to cook this groundnut soup because same method will give you a wonderful, delicious pot of soup. It is a delicacy to those who know it. Some people cook this soup with slices of dried unripe paw paw. This unripe paw paw acts like kpomo in the soup.   It can be made thick or light depending on how one wants it, and
the quantity of water or vegetables added. Some great lovers of groundnut cook this without vegetables. The groundnut can be roasted a little or just ground raw and fresh.  A small portion of Locust beans (dadawa) can also be added if you like it's flavor.
This is the kind of soup that can make you eat more eba than planned, so, if you are a weight watcher, I beg you to eat only one of those foo foos in the picture. Without self control, the yummy soup ca…

Make A Wish For Your Sons/Daughters Compared To Your Relationship

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"Women pray." (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Your sons are grown men now, (or just imagine that they are). They have started bringing their fiancees home for family introductions. You are in your bedroom

Vimbai And Her Hosting Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA)

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We seem to be so carried away at the moment, we are stretching our necks, flipping pages of magazines and looking for fashion blogs to read and, to  see who wore what to the Africa Magic Viewers choice award (AMVCA). We look forward to fashion police comments on blogs and laugh hard at those who didn't get to impress us. Well, we seem to forget

How To Make Moi Moi With Beans Skin And Eggs, Guide To Easy Wrapping Of Leaves

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