Tag Archives: Pies and Pastry

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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High Summer

The beans are going gangbusters and we have 8 rabbits fattening for the pot. The rest of the homestead has not been as successful so far this year. We lost one of our chickens last week, we think to a … 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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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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