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Scones …… Day 20 of 100

Today I decided to do some baking.  I don’t bake often nowadays, because my children and grandchildren all live too far away to pop in for cakes and biscuits ….and OH and I try not to eat too many sweet … Continue reading

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Sunday …… Day 14 of 100

             

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Salmon

  I have no intention of turning my blog into a  ‘Cookery, Food and Recipe‘  page.  My friends Annette and Gita do far better at that than I could ever hope. However, following my  ‘Smoked Salmon’  post a few days ago, I was asked … Continue reading

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Jersey Royals ………. Day 76 of 100

I’m cooking a traditional Sunday roast today ….and, as a special treat we are having Jersey Royal potatoes. They are one of the things that I still insist on eating  ONLY  when strictly in season.  In my opinion, nothing beats … Continue reading

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The Wrong Day ……… Day 72 of 100

Today I went into Beverley …..a delightful market town in East Yorkshire. There was a  ‘special event’  being held in the market place.  ……….. Now this is not unusual, there are various festivals and other interesting things, often taking place … Continue reading

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The ‘Marmite Effect’ …….. Day 20 of 100

I like sprouts ……..  They are not just for Christmas ! Today I have a roast lunch to cook.  There is a leg of lamb, so big it would choke a donkey.  Savoy cabbage; broad beans; carrots and SPROUTS !! Now … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days ……. Day 39

30 of 100 I wouldn’t say I was a  ‘vegetarian’  …….. I’m nothing as  ‘official’  and  ‘high-falutin’  as that. For a start, I eat fish ……. vegetarians don’t do that !   But I do love  animals and  care about … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days ………. Day 33

  33 of 100 Scones !  Freshly baked and still warm from the oven …………… I have just realised how many of my photographs are  ‘food-based’ ! Perhaps this challenge ought to have been called   ” A Photo of … Continue reading

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Nigel Slater and My Childhood Memories …….. ( Day 28 of NaBloPoMo )

Yesterday I was laid low with some weird virus. It still lingers today, but not as severe. However, last night I felt exhausted and, as the Scots say  “wappit “*  and  “peely-wally “*.  So, instead of doing a dozen things, … Continue reading

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The Power of Advertising ……….. ( Day 26 of NaBloPoMo )

Today I went here ……. I don’t usually shop at this huge, 24 hour Superstore.  In fact I don’t shop at Asda.  I  prefer to use Morrison’s or Waitrose and, occasionally, Sainsbury’s supermarkets. Apart from the fact that Asda is … Continue reading

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