As many of you know, I make a lot of my own foods like jam, chutney, bottled sauce etc. I keep jars and containers in case I need them. In an effort to simplify life, we are ridding our home of lots of excess, and just keeping what we need. Once I got all these… Continue reading The great jar unclutter
It’s all biscuits and no cakes from here on. (Although I do have baking powder, so I can make SR flour at a pinch!)
Dinner has been decided on. So I go out into the garden with my basket to dig the spuds. And return with this. So as well as the tomatillo salsa, I think I’d better do a tomato sauce as well.Perhaps with chilli. Especially as my window sill already looks like this I have some onions… Continue reading Dinner, Donna style. Baked potatoes.
We’ve agreed to open our garden for the local garden festival! What was I thinking? Maybe I was thinking others may enjoy my garden as much as I do. Anyway, I’ve decided to blog the lead up to the day, but to use a different blog and keep this one for family life and other… Continue reading Open garden (What have I done????)
Good job,son, we’ll make a cook out of you yet. In typical 10 year old fashion, the lag time between baking and eating was less than 2 minutes, and that was only because I held him back so I could get a photo!
Things are about to get serious in my kitchen this weekend (in between little athletics championship day, preparing for a birthday tomorrow, quartet rehearsal, a ‘cello lesson, church, a piano tuner’s visit, and playing in an angklung orchestra tomorrow!) So, to the tomatoes (just as soon as I get back from officiating at the triple… Continue reading Let the pasta sauce making begin!!!
The garden’s been keeping me out of great grandma’s cookbook of late, but we’re really enjoying the bounty this year. Our fruit trees are finally giving us enough fruit to put aside for later, and the timing of it seems to be working with one tree finishing as the next one starts. I’ve been busy… Continue reading Our weird and wonderful tomatoes