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Preserving memories . . . And figs


Last Tuesday, when Ed and I shopped at The Veggie Lady’s corner produce market, I saw wonderful, plump figs in little pint baskets, and finally, finally; time, energy, and ripe figs all aligned so that we could make fig preserves. 396 more words


Fabric Haul!!

So as many of you seasoned sewers out there know there is a definite difference between good quality fabric and fabric from walmart or other large discount stores. 503 more words


Tahini Paste

Here’s a post on how to make Tahini Paste at home! I am amazed that I am blogging about something which has sesame seeds as the key ingredient. 307 more words

Dips / Sauces / Chutneys

Take two: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Quality control and a hungry husband means that one cake a week is never enough! Here is the second attempt at a classic American Pineapple Upside-Down Cake.

Gratuitous close up? Yes please…


Get a Grip: DIY Grip Tools

Here comes another simple, yet effective, DIY. Today’s items will help you build a stronger grip, which is useful for everything from deadlifting in the gym… 245 more words

Short Rib Ragu

Recently I posted a home-made pasta and offered to show you the recipe for the ragu the pasta was photographed with. I think you know by now that I will be totally honest with you, and this ragu is not one of the usual simple recipes I look out for. 328 more words