That is how some people look at me when i suggest they bake their own bread instead of buying that ultra-processed crap they sell at the store. i will grant that it takes some practice, but most of that is learning to feel the elasticity of the dough. For those of you who are startled … Continue reading Bulgur Bread
You have not heard from me for a while. i like Christmas. i enjoy seeing family and friends while i am here in London. No apologies. i am having a terrific time reconnecting with Sarah and we have made great progress in our relationship. i know some of you have had difficult experiences this Christmas … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution
getting ready for Christmas…this is a tough time of year for many, so go ahead and gift someone with one of the above!
Like most people, my first thought of December is Christmas and holidays. A month of happiness, laughter, color and good intentions, at least in a large population. Individuals believe that Christmas is just another commercial trap for people to spend money. Though there is some truth in it, I, on the contrary, enjoy the magic of December and the holidays that it brings to us. And that’s why today I’m going to write why I love December and what makes me happy. 😉
The favorite rainfall typical for December. Most of the people complain when they see a lot of snow but admit to yourself that it wouldn’t be magical if we were without snow on holidays. There is also skiing, sledding, snowball fighting that reminds us of why we loved snow as children.
Although most of us are decorating homes and gardens just before the holiday season…
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You probably wonder about my kitchen. When i read other blogs about food, the first thing i wonder about is their kitchen. i used to dream of huge kitchens (my last one was big enough to feed our small army). We have a small home. The Asylum is a grand title for a small place, … Continue reading Our Humble Kitchen…Pictures
i love the taste of meat. All kinds of meat. Pork, beef, chicken, turkey...all of them and a few others i have sampled up here, including bear and moose. I receive these other meats from friends who hunt. I like my meat dead. i do not enjoy hunting. The meat must come to me. And … Continue reading Smoking: Pork Butt
A promise to you. i will not pretend to be a chef. These people are highly skilled at most aspects of food preparation. Most of the ones i know need to be business managers, as well. Not to mention being able to accurately prepare dishes under enormous pressure. I am no chef. i am a … Continue reading Blueberry Banana Bran Muffins…Finally
and here is the forecast so you get an idea what we looking at...we are in Northeastern Ontario yeeesh!