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OMG It Happened Again!!!

Way back in October I wrote the below post, but this time there are photos! Clearly we are creatures of habit as pretty much everything happened as per last time except this time I was suspicious about what the cause of the ruckus might be. Twas the night before...

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring, The Old Man is…

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring, The Old Man is… sitting on the couch watching M.A.S.H on DVD. Hubby has had the last week off work due to the rain and has slowly but surely been working his way through the box set he got for Christmas last year.  He is...

Tastes from Childhood

While visiting my parents at Christmas I asked mum for a basic loaf recipe that she used to make us when we were growing up.  It was just a plain loaf  but it was always my favourite.  Mum was not sure exactly which one it was so she just pointed me in the direction...

Lentils with Red Cabbage and Spicy Sausage

This recipe is on the table in less than an hour, is packed full of flavour, can quite easily be turned into a vegetarian/vegan meal and is a great recipe to introduce carnivores to lentils. 2 Cups Green Lentils             2Tbls Veg Oil 2...

Tales From A Beginner Preserver

A little while ago I purchased a 2nd hand Fowler’s Vacola Preserving unit.  It is a green stove top variety that I believe is from the 1950’s.  It looks like it has had a fair amount of use and came with 15 jars of various sizes some lids and clips.  Since...