I find my concentration on the computer lapses when I have a head cold. So yesterday I started on some bulk cooking instead, to stock up my freezer with winter yums.
Anyway, it’s been a while since we had a recipe thread. Who’s got something good to share?
What to do with the food that’s still in the fridge on Boxing Day? Too much of it these days tends to get thrown out after the gathering is over because it’s too much to get through before it goes off, and that’s a terrible waste.
For those of us who like the December Solstice holiday season to last as long as possible, starting the celebrations tomorrow for Saturnalia is a top-notch idea.
My 11 year old and I were discussing recently what we might give to his teacher for a Christmas/end of year gift this year. Mr M is a lovely young bloke and this has been his first year of full time teaching, so I figure he’s likely to enjoy getting individual gifts from the kids as much as, or even… Read more →
Warming bellies with cream of mushroom soup, slow cooked meat, apple crumble and other noms. What are you cooking this winter?
I know you. We have a lot in common. You have been doing some reading and now you are pretty sure everything in the grocery store and your kitchen cupboards is going to kill you.
Says the representative of the Argyll and Bute Council in Scotland, whose heavy-handed response streisand-effected a regional scandal into a worldwide media storm about attempts to censor a schoolgirl blogging their school lunches. Now the school lunch menu is being reformed, and the furore helped her raise more than £80,000 for development charity Mary’s Meals. Martha Payne is authentically awesome.
A gift. How do I make the best use of it?
While we’re at it, it’s a while since we’ve had a recipe thread. Any awesome noms to share?
The Ada Initiative, a group promoting women in open source and open culture, had their first AdaCamp in early January. In order to save some money, and because I like food to be inclusive for everyone, Brianna and I volunteered to do all the baking ourselves.
I didn’t make these so I can’t give you any baking or food preparation tips, I think they look kinda self-explanatory. I’m just putting the idea out there and lettin’ you know that with a little bit of effort you could be the type of very interesting person who makes and eats art. Image: Rothko-inspired biscuits from here. Image: Mondrian-inspired… Read more →
That’s Time And Relative Dimensions In Gingerbread.
You don’t need to feel guilty for what you choose to eat, and you have nothing to make up for, and no reason to apologize. You don’t need to titter and say “Well, maybe just a little bit more” when someone offers something you want to eat. Food guilt season is upon us! And that means lots of people fretting… Read more →