It certainly feels like I have been away. I have definitely been away from both this blog and Bridgetown. I hadn’t been here for ages.
As you know, I had been in Perth cleaning and gardening and packing. The house now looks so good it was very hard to sign the management authority – there were even a few tears. But I did it and now we are looking for tenants. Normally, that would be the easy part but Perth is a boom-bust town and, at the moment, it is going through a ‘bust’ so it is harder than usual to find tenants. Continue reading
Now that I have decided on a theme for this blog, I am on a roll.
Next to ripen in the vegie patch were the snake beans and, as with everything else, they came with a vengeance. One day there weren’t any and the next day there was a bucket load. I decided to grow them because, in previous years, I had noticed a number of bloggers having success with snake beans. It turns out they are as easy to grow as all other beans and are particularly tasty.
It has taken me a while, a long while in fact, to work out the focus, if any, of this blog. If it does have a focus (which I doubt), it is the provision of tasty recipes to use, or preserve for later use, home-grown (or seasonally purchased) produce. Continue reading
It is summer-glut time and this year it is beans, beans and more beans. I didn’t have many last year but, this year, it is beans galore and they all seem to have come at once. Off to Eat Your Books I went and typed “beans”! I wanted either a pasta dish or a salad. I found quite a few recipes worth trying, including this one. It was a real jackpot. It is dead easy to make, a meal in itself and very tasty. We have already had it twice this summer.
Another quickie, but goodie, for a week night. Continue reading