Whatcha been doin’?

We have been cooking.  It feels comforting to be cooking.  I am getting really bad cabin fever which is a grand effort on seven acres.  I know just about everyone else is worse off than me but ….. grrrrrrrr.

It is not just because of the coronavirus.   A few years back, we leased our house in Perth.  This was because looking after two houses was getting to be a real pain in the arse.  Instead, we stayed in our flat when we visited Perth.  The flat worked out perfectly until we got the puppies because, unfortunately, the flat is carpeted throughout. Continue reading

What we’ve been cooking … August 2015

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Even though I seem to spend half my life in the kitchen, I didn’t make many favourites last month.  We sampled quite a few new recipes (most of which weren’t post-worthy)  and we have eaten quite a bit of ho-hum food of late.  As a consequence, there are only a couple of old favourites to report for this month’s round up of What we’ve been cooking. Continue reading

We all have our idiosyncrasies …

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I just seem to have more than the average person…  and bad habits, but we won’t go into them.

Back to my idiosyncrasies, it is a much safer topic.  I don’t like to have too much food in the freezer or pantry or too many knickers or t-shirts in my drawers (too many cookbooks is just fine, as is too many kitchen gadgets).  If I think I have too much or too many of something, I get stressed.  I have been particularly stressed since I started growing tomatoes … I certainly have too many preserved tomatoes in the pantry. 🙂 Continue reading