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Home Cooking Fondant Potatoes

The other day my daughter was cruising around Pinterest looking at interesting food prep ideas as kids do these days when she came across a video of a guy making Fondant Potatoes. The sort of irreverent way that he narrated the video intrigued her so she watched it and then asked me to watch it […]

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Eggs Poached in Cream

On a recent trip to the cabin I tried poaching eggs in cream and the results were pretty darn delicious. I started my breakfast prep by baking a pan of brown sugar bacon in the oven. Then I heated my non-stick skillet to a medium-low temperature before scooping a tablespoon or two of bacon fat […]

Sausage Rolls
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Sausage Roll Follow Up

After my recent attempt at homemade sausage rolls I mentioned that I wanted to try again with a couple twists. And I did. As I said in my previous sausage roll post, I wanted to try again with better quality sausages and to make two smaller sausage rolls out of one piece of puff pastry. […]

Sausage Rolls
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Homemade Sausage Rolls

Sunday morning I was surfing around Instagram when a Jamie Oliver video describing how to make “cheater” homemade sausage rolls came across my feed. Knowing that I was going to be making lunch for the kids later in the day I figured why not…”cheater” homemade sausage rolls? Maybe the kids would like them. Sunday morning […]

Refrigerator Pickles
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Refrigerator Pickles

I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately – I just haven’t felt like writing or sharing anything here nor on my Instagram account. No real reason other than asking myself what’s the point if any of this “sharing”. Anyway, I posted awhile ago about the refrigerator pickles I made. And, well, they’re excellent. […]

Refrigerator Pickles
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Homemade Refrigerator Pickles

I got a bag of cucumbers from my Mom’s garden this week and I decided to try to make refrigerator pickles. It was super easy. First thing I did was thinly slice the cucumbers and an onion before putting them into a large stainless bowl. I gave a generous shake of salt onto the cukes […]

Cauliflower Mac n Cheese
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Cauliflower Mac n Cheese

The kids and I quite enjoy watching Chef Jamie Oliver create dishes like this cauliflower Mac n cheese – meals that are so simple, accessible to kids, and yet nutritious and delicious. And after watching him make it, we decided we could also make it. Unfortunately I did not get any pics of us actually […]

Easy No Knead Bread
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No-Nonsense Sourdough Bread

I have been baking bread for my family for the last couple of years and I have gone through countless bread making tips, techniques, and recipes. I have settled now settled on my own recipe for No-Nonsense Sourdough Bread. It just simply WORKS. Tip – I usually start the bread making process in the evening […]

Puff Pastry Ratatouille
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Jamie Oliver Puff Pastry Ratatouille

Okay, I have to admit – I am running on fumes and I am struggling to find the energy to write anything these days. I have taken to calling every day Blursday because honestly, all the days seems the same. One of the positives from being in this “stay home” situation is that the kids […]