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Steak 'n' Potatoes: Filet with a Red Wine Reduction, Truffled- Mashed Potatoes, and Veggies

It’s a red wine kinda night, so I figured I’d make something that paired well with it.
A fancy dinner can certainly be simple and easy to make- and this meal is a prime example. 247 more words


The contours

The contours are looking good…lush and green with our fall potatoes. Take a peek:

Our fall potato plantings

Another view


The traditional Swedish dish, kroppkaka

I cooked eight pieces of the Swedish traditional dish (and one of my favorite dishes) Kroppkaka yesterday. I ate two for dinner yesterday, two for lunch today and three for dinner today. 179 more words


Localvore's Shepherd's Pie

I have the urge to start almost every post with ‘I am lazy‘. Judgement on my personal character aside, what I’m trying to convey is that although I enjoy cooking (most days), I’m usually trying to minimize the effort required in the kitchen. 519 more words

Local Food

sow plenty and protect

This has been a fun experiment so far. I’m picking up lots of tips from my allotment neighbours and they have been very encouraging.¬† The neighbour to my right said my beans look ‘beautiful’. 253 more words

Mystery solved

A while ago I posted about some mystery plants growing in our garden. Unfortunately, the “carrots” and “peppers” were just weeds.

We guessed right about the borage and the “tomato” actually turned out to be a potato. 46 more words


Garden Glory-Potatoes

This week the kids and I harvested over 52 pounds of produce. Wow! I can’t believe how much wonderful success we’ve been having. Yummy stuff. There were also some failures. 335 more words