Help! We are leaving for our Christmas camping adventure in a couple of days and I am trying to come up with some meal ideas for while we are away. We’ll have a decent sized gas burner to cook on, and probably access to a BBQ and possibly other ‘camp kitchen’ facilities, but no refrigeration […]
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 […]
“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 […]
We like to make bread. Sure we could go into town and pick up a loaf for around $2 but somehow it is not the same thing. Maybe it is the fact that we never have bread when we want it? Or that getting three kids dressed and in the car and then out and […]
I know this blog has been a bit ‘food food’ of late but I just have to share this news with you all. I will never make regular hamburgers/rissoles ever again! Earlier this week the Saving Mum newsletter popped into my email in box and it had a recipe in it for mince puffs. Since […]