I am still busy focussing on my bread success, and repeating it… and just continuing to ignore the four jars of ‘Smoky Mountain Strawberry Jam’ that are sitting on my kitchen windowsill. For some reason I just can’t bear to throw them out, yet there is no way anyone is going to eat them… But […]
Snickerdoodle mania has taken over our house. Considering we made three batches this week with a request for one more tomorrow, I think you could say this is bordering on obsession… and considering there is actually no nutritional value in a snickerdoodle, I am pretty sure it is not a very healthy obsession either! Ok […]
I may have murdered the jam, but I totally scored with the bread!
I had grand plans today. I was going to turn this… into lovely, glorious, home made strawberry jam, but the Goddess of Jam (I am sure there is such a woman and I am sure she has PMS right now) had other ideas. I should have known better really, my last attempt at jam ended […]
You know the humble muffin tin is useful for way more than just cooking muffins! We dragged out our very well used muffin tins this afternoon as they make the perfect containers for sorting and counting. Teamed with these little owl counters which are part of a lotto game we got from the toy library […]
“I’m hungrrrrrrrrrrrrrrryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!” I hear that an awful lot in our house. My children seem to be bottomless pits when it comes to food… that is, food that they like… they just can’t get enough! This month we’ve been trying to see how far we can stretch our food budget and still satisfy the hungry hordes […]
Our chooks have started laying again! I refuse to buy eggs. We have six perfectly good chooks – well ok the two new ones are a little young and are just getting started on the whole egg thing, but we have four perfectly good chooks which we feed and water and love, so the idea […]
Following on with our recent theme of deep and meaningful questions from our resident four year olds… Today we were having a chat while we ate lunch (last nights left over chile and tortillas turned into nachos of sorts) about food and friends, which may seem an odd combination of topics but we are having […]