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A not quite cooking challenge update

This week I made some contemporary traditional English food. Not out of my recipe books but the From Paul Hollywood’s series Pies and Puds. The first was a Mutton Pie, this is a recipe that goes back to the middle … Continue reading

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Cooking Challenge Recipe #3

First an update on how that rabbit recipe turned out. It was marvelous! Possibly had a bit to do with the fact that it was fresh rabbit but it was good. Served with baked potato which messed with the 14th … Continue reading

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Winter’s End

It looks like winter had finally broken, we have had several days in the 40’s and the snow is almost all gone.  Today is supposed to be in the 60’s, so far it is still in the 30’s but the … Continue reading

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A lot of catching up to do

I have been doing a lot of knitting and weaving lately and a bit of fleece prep.  We have a freezer full of lamb and mutton from http://emancipationacres.com/, the mutton chops are just to die for. We were able to get … Continue reading

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Day 2 of “Productive Weekend”!

Today is soap, lotion and bath salts day.  I thought I was going to sit and knit after yesterday but got inspired.  I put together a new line for the website.  The soap won’t be ready for a while but … Continue reading

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Back to work and a new project

I am going to be reentering the work world in a few weeks, it will be quite an adjustment but I really do need to get back to my career and spending the day with people. I am so grateful … Continue reading

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