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 […]
I dunno.. maybe I am juvenile but the term ‘Food Porn’ just makes me giggle. It conjures up images of an over the top, slightly tacky, couple sitting at a dinner table loudly ‘mmmm-ing’ and ‘aaah-ing’ and oooooooooh-ing’ over every mouthful like some B grade movie. Still, I’ve been tagged for this Food Porn (*giggle*snort* […]
I only cook because of my kids. Well ,my kids and my husband, if I lived on my own I would live off corn chips and mayo. Lucky for me I have a family who needs to be fed, and lucky for our tiny food budget, I am steadily learning to make an ever growing […]