In My Kitchen – September 2014

061copyIn my kitchen:

Is my new storage box that Maus made.  As you all know, we alternate between two houses.  We have well-stocked pantries in both houses but there are some things we just don’t want to double up on.  So we take a number of items back and forth in case we need them in the other house.  I usually use a cut-off wine box for the job but Maus decided it just wasn’t up to scratch.  My box fits perfectly in our oversized esky.  She is such a sweetie, sometimes …. Continue reading


In my kitchen – August 2014


In my kitchen:

Are some very cute oat bran muffins.  I was attracted to the recipe because I have had some oat bran in the cool room for a little toooo long.  Also, I like to delude myself that anything with oat bran in it must be good for me.  It is a Charmaine Solomon recipe.  Charmaine suggests grinding the oat bran in a food processor or blender until very fine.  This resulted in a lovely, finely textured muffin. The muffins didn’t look like, or  taste like, horse fodder at all.  I was very impressed.  These were orange and currant muffins.  I am going to replace the currants with dark chocolate chips.  I love orange with chocolate – I bet it will be good. Continue reading