Tag Archives: Lamb

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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Other than knitting

I actually did accomplish something other than knitting this weekend, although I did do plenty of that too. I froze about 3 lbs of beans, washed my Shetland fleece from Emancipation Acres and FINALLY made flat bread worth eating. I … Continue reading

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Busy month

April has been a whirlwind.  Several trips for work, but now I am home until a short trip in June.  Our new bee colonies have arrived and are settled in, my seedlings are going gangbusters, hopefully one if not both … 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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Canning, knitting and Spinning

Wine is bubbling, Perry is ready to be bottled, Pasta sauce is canned and mutton and lamb (from Emancipation Acres) are at the abattoir, wood is stacked and projects are lined up in wait for winter. The wine from our … Continue reading

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Get back into the swing of things

Tomorrow is my first day back at work, I am excited and a bit apprehensive, how on earth am I going to get everything done? I used to do it, but damn. The meal plan is made and shopping is … Continue reading

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Shepherds Pie and Sunshine

I made a Shepherds pie from the leftover lamb shanks from http://emancipationacres.com/ yesterday. The meat was so dark and lovely and turned into a wonderful pie. The girls were out enjoying the sunshine and 30+degree temps (FINALLY!!) and really appreciated the … Continue reading

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