We made cheesy roll up bread to have with dinner and man was it goooood! Just my basic foccacia recipe (flour, yeast, water and oil) dumped into the bread maker to knead and rise. Then just roll it out, sprinkle with cheese, roll up, cut off bits and wack it in a tin. Couldn’t be […]
Freeze fruit and amuse the small children for hours… well at least five minutes. Play along with Wordless Wednesday at Five Minutes for Mom
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 […]
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 […]