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Lemon Liquor/Limoncello

For a while now I’ve been wanting to try to make lemoncello/limoncello. It started when a lady I was swapping plants with mentioned that she had done some up. 317 more words

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Olives and 3 tries at Mint Sauce

Over the past few weeks we’ve been curing Olives, we also had a go at making mint sauce, then another go, then another go. If at first you don’t succeed. 616 more words

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Simple Passionfruit Curd - low-waste & only 4 ingredients

Our passionfruit vine is very healthy at the moment, dropping several large baubles daily. We bring them inside to finish ripening on the kitchen windowsill. 869 more words

Reducing Food Waste


Have you noticed a “spicy” theme running through my posts lately? I must be having sympathy cravings with our youngest daughter who is expecting her first child in October. 323 more words


15kg of Pears and 10kg of Apples

Now that we’re closer to the block we have a much better ability to use our access to the orchards in the area.

Apples and Pears are both going cheap so we decided to put a few feeds away for later. 819 more words

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Delectable Pickled Garlic

Homemade garlic powder is good.  It’s amazing even, especially when compared with conventional store-bought garlic powder.  I just made it the other day, but I’ve already used it to make garlic bread, to flavor mashed potatoes, and in my homegrown spaghetti sauce. 584 more words



What can I say? This is one of those recipes you either love or hate, but a few in my family could live off them. If you’ve never tried them, you should. 181 more words