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- Stephanie Alexander
Monthly Archives: July 2010
Last Sunday, I made my favourite jam: pear and apple. I’ve never quite understood why more people don’t preserve apples and pears as jams. It seems that they are reserved mostly for jellies or dehydrating or making apple sauce. So … Continue reading
The allium family would have to be one of my favourites, they add a lovely flavour to dishes and have the most beautiful flowers. You already know that I’m growing garlic for the first time. I also grow chives and … Continue reading
I love eating muesli for breakfast (or granola when I’m visiting the US). The toasted stuff. Only problem is it’s laden with fat and sugar. So I came up with my own toned down version. By my reckoning it only … Continue reading
Don’t you just love the days when you have enough time to do some serious cooking? Last Sunday I was able to spend the whole afternoon in the kitchen. My (very enjoyable) production line pumped out (from left to right) … Continue reading
I’m an omnivore, but I try to only partake in the meat side of things when the animal has been raised and killed humanely. When it comes to pigs I’m particularly passionate about only eating pork that is fully free … Continue reading
The next sock: And some more food related podcasts to keep me happy: Alternative Kitchen Garden and The Splendid Table. Both available through iTunes. * See my old rice bag to hold my knitting. Both a good “reuse” and keeping … Continue reading