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Category Archives: Recipes
I am a firm believer in the idea that dessert isn’t truly great unless it contains fruit. Fruit in and of itself is such a wonderful food it hardly seems necessary to fiddle with perfection- but … Continue reading
Leela can’t digest milk and prior to the age of three, Calixa was the same. The poor little soul gets rashy when she drinks the white stuff and so I expect, like her sister, she probably won’t be able to … Continue reading
The weather sucks. Is there any other way to say it? Winter has dragged it’s cold and unwelcome feet waaay too long and while I know I have no power to influence the weather gods (apart from trying to shrink … Continue reading
The days are getting longer and the calendar, despite the excess of snow around town, doggedly remains set to spring. But even if things around town seem wintery and cold, the chickens know it’s spring. There’s a really good reason … Continue reading
Mulligatawny Meets Ham and Hamagatawny is BornLast Saturday two cultural food icons clashed in my kitchen and I am happy to say that the result was delicious. In one corner stood an Indian soup whose creamy components swilled in a … Continue reading
Sometimes I can’t help myself. The urge to make scones is like the lemming’s natural instinct for suicidal cliff-jumping or a crack-addicts fondness for white crystals. My scone driven desire consumes me until I just can’t fight it anymore and … Continue reading
Beef dip is one of those classic meals that everyone loves. I love it too- especially because beef dips are really easy to make and are the best way to feed lots of hungry people. Because a beef dip cooks … Continue reading
This soup is deceptively delicious. I say deceptive because like a hungry lion camouflaged by the tall grass on the savannah or a polar bear stalking seals near the snowy north pole this soup ease of assembly belies it’s mind-blowing … Continue reading
Valentine’s day merits extra effort and nothing says “I love you” more than a 1/2 hour spent stirring a pot full of creamy rice puffed up with Baileys and an entire bar of chocolate. Who wouldn’t fall in love with … Continue reading
I decided to explore Ag days for the first time this week. Well, actually my friends were giving a talk about their Outstanding Young Farmer Award and how their farming practices earned them their prize and I just had to … Continue reading