Tag Archives: cooking

Nov 27th, 2007

Sleepy

Hello. It’s Tuesday. I usually weigh in on Tuesdays. But not today. I decided I didn’t need to know 😛 I cooked beef stroganoff for dinner. I cheated and used a packet recipe base. It was good. I am tired. Which would account for the short sentences. *snores*

Nov 11th, 2007

Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest.

Adam got back from Amsterdam this morning so the day started early with the distribution of loot among the kids. The boys got mini remote control helicopters, no I don’t know what that has to do with Holland either, and Caitlin scored a very pretty Swarovski crystal pendant. I got tea from the British Museum […]

Oct 20th, 2007

Forging The One Ring was hard work

And it’s already being destroyed!Allow me to present: The One Ring meeting its demise in a pool of lava.Tom wanted a Balrog cake, I talked him down to something more achievable.

Sep 8th, 2007

Public holiday = BBQ party!

Friday was a no-blog day because I spent the morning frantically cleaning up and shopping, as one does, in preparation for having close on 20 people, mostly Browncoats, over for a BBQ in the afternoon and evening. Everyone who came brought with them vast quantities of gorgeous and for the most part healthy food and […]

Sep 3rd, 2007

Lasagne love

Because the vegetable lasagne I invented tonight turned out so very yummy I thought I ought to share.1 x 405g can diced italian tomatoes with basil and herbs1 zucchini, sliced thinly lengthways1 small lebanese eggplant, sliced thinly lengthways250g butternut pumpkin thinly sliced1/2 bunch english spinach2 sheets Latina lasagne (fresh lasagne sheets, no need to pre-cook)250g […]

Jul 24th, 2007

Does marathon reading count?

Because I spent a good part of the weekend reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the new Bujold fantasy (Sharing Knife: Legacy), of the 2 the Bujold was by far the more satisfying. Rowlings just doesn’t seem to make me care about her characters *shrug*. Saturday morning was taken up with our first […]