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Bountiful broad beans

Next to the pea patch, we had a bed of broad beans.  Broad (or fava) beans are another childhood memory:  picking them during a sunny winter afternoon and then shelling them in front of the fire for supper.   430 more words

Food & Entertaining

Tried & Tested: The Burns Secret Spaghetti Sauce Unveiled

October 1, 2014

There are few things I enjoy more than being home alone, music on and in the kitchen.  There is something therapeutic about it.   502 more words

Food & Entertaining

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Feta


  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Crumbled Feta Cheese…
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Fiona reblogged this on Fiona's Favourites and commented:

After I posted Getting Brave with Brassicas, a couple of people commented that I had not included Brussels Sprouts . In response to the comments came some great suggestions and here's another.  This not only looks delicious but could also be a lovely simple light meal all on its own.  Linda, I look forward to trying this and thank you for sharing the link with me!

Out & About: Adult Apple Picking

September 27, 2014

Apple picking season has begun and what a weekend it was to be outside; while it may have looked like fall, the temperature definitely felt like summer (the proof being the woman picking apples in her bikini top…).   236 more words

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Tablescape Tuesday: A Birthday Celebration!

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law”
Galatians 5:22-23… 493 more words

Tablescape Tuesday

Tablescape Tuesday: The Wedding Edition

“When a voice rings out with shouts and cries like thunder
When the multitude exalts the Holy One
When the Lamb of God invites His Bride to come… 578 more words

Mouldylocks and the three pears: Poached Pear with Blackberry, Pear and Buttermilk Sorbet


Once upon a time there were three anthropomorphic pears.
A Daddy pear, a Mummy pear and a Baby pear. They resided together with their “faux-aux-pear” a convicted squatter and porridge thief known only as Mouldylocks, (she had pleaded guilty to aggravated trespass). 627 more words

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Fiona reblogged this on Fiona's Favourites and commented:

This appealed to my warped sense of humour, and also my enjoyment of puns. So, I thought I'd share it. I hope it makes you smile.