Some years ago, I do not remember exactly when or why, but I bought a #travel #tea infuser. Continue reading “Life tools: travel tea strainer”
Some cream whipped with powdered sugar and a few drops of vanilla, drop biscuits fresh from the oven, a handful of ripe raspberries. Not sophisticated, but delightful. Probably an hour of time invested, but most of that was waiting for the oven to get hot.
Elizabeth has a tradition of calling me up from where-ever she happens to be and describing in delicious detail some delightful meal she is having/just finished.
Revengy. Continue reading “Travel meals…”
Digestive biscuit (McVitties, Tesco, whatever…), thin square of dark chocolate, microwave just a bit until the chocolate softens… take with tea and milk. Do not exceed, oh, two or so in any one day.
The latest grocery trend, for some years now, has been home delivery of ever-more-prepared ingredients. The more urban your environment, the more options you have to get almost-completely-cooked food delivered. Well, you can also get completely cooked food, too. Continue reading “Prepped meals…”
This entire week has been a blitz of small accomplishments adding up to big accomplishments as we settle into the new place. But the highlights I am happiest with are a few small batches of preserves put up. Continue reading “Blagging”
We have another party event Monday. So I am making the kitchen messy, of course. Continue reading “Apple Onion tart”
I am not a big beer drinker, but I am willing to try almost anything once – as long as I do not have to finish the glass. So some years ago we picked up an taster sampler grandiosely titled “Historic Ales from Scotland”, and almost half of them were extremely drinkable. Continue reading “Beer nuggets”
…A little blob of bacon marmalade spread on a shortbread, with a nice espresso. I’m not sayin’, I’m just sayin’.