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On Creativity: Beans baked with Feta, Tomatoes and Herbs

Beans baked with Feta, Tomatoes and Herbs

I’ve been in a bit of a creative slump lately, in more ways that one. My list of “projects” keeps growing (finish upholstering those chairs, design and sew a dress to wear to a friend’s wedding in September, quilt those cushions that have been in the drawer for months), yet I can’t seem to find the time, or even the inclination, to actually finish any. Read more…

Sweet but not treat: Homemade Sunblushed Tomatoes

sunblushed tomatoes

My sister sent me an email this morning. It went something like “I thought you told me you’d made some cupcakes! When are they going on the blog? You need to post more sweet things because I don’t eat salads!” Er, okay. Sorry to disappoint you Hil, but I wasn’t planning on posting those cupcakes anytime soon; they weren’t my own recipe, or adapted in any way at all, so off the blog they’ll stay. (They were delicious, though. Smitten Kitchen‘s Best Birthday Cake, quartered, exactly fills my favourite Tefal Jamie Oliver 6-muffin pan.) Read more…

(Definitely not) for the birds: Spicy Broccoli Salad

broccoli salad

What’s the worst possible thing you could find in your kitchen? If you’re like me, your answer will probably be “a mouse”. I have a dehabilitating fear of the disgusting little things, and would probably rather deal with any number of bug infestations than see one scurrying around in my favourite room. Two days ago, though, I found myself face-to-face with something far worse. Read more…