Tag Archives: baking

Today’s consolation prize

I baked. I was so fed up after today’s events and Hubby was yummy hungry, so I make rock buns. I made 8 (and a small loaf cake which when cool was wrapped in greaseproof paper and put in the … Continue reading

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A little experiment

The diet is getting stale and I’m growing bored with food. This is a bad sign, as it leads to frustrations and carelessness, so in turn the scales are not kind! Today, Hubby had fish for dinner whilst I had … Continue reading

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I did it!

Three other cherries have been lost today, the first use of my £1 sieve, the first use of my new mixer, and the first use of the oven! I’m on a roll folks. Dinner today was a simple chop, potatoes … Continue reading

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I dream of Jeanie

Well actually it wasn’t Jeannie, Genie or Jenny but dinner. My new cooker comes tomorrow, and I have a shopping list for ingredients to purchase for my first baking session. I need cream of tartar, baking powder and sugar* for … Continue reading

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In the Can

Or perhaps not. Baking tins….. I had such a shock yesterday, I came over all peculiar. I forgot that I had already bought two flat baking trays when we moved in for the cooker that was already here (and I … Continue reading

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No, this is not a type error or case of dyslexia. This is about FOOD BOREDOM  I suppose school dinners could be blamed for some of it. I mean we had mash, boiled and roast potatoes once a week, curry … Continue reading

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I’m not mean, Honest

    I just don’t have a lot of spare money, that’s all.     I remember asking a friend what I could give her for her birthday. She surprised me by saying “Two hours of your time”. When I … Continue reading

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