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Leek and Potato Boats

It’s St David’s Day again–time to celebrate all things Welsh, and time for a new recipe using leeks! This one can use virtually all leftover bits and bobs, or can be made fresh. Just add the necessary time to bake

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Sharing Sunday dinner

We’ve got a friend who lives on his own and has recently had surgery on his hand. How could we not invite him over for Sunday dinner, even if it means my other half will have to drive out to

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Posted in Autumn, Uncategorized

Cold weather food

It’s the coldest day of the season so far, and there’s a cold north wind to boot. So I’ve got a pot of soup on the stove for tonight’s supper: stock from pheasant bones and warm spices, various veggies from

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Posted in Autumn, Kitchen Economy

Stuffed Butternut Squash

So called ‘winter squash’ is one of my favourite fall and winter foods. (It is actually harvested in autumn.) The main characteristic that distinguishes it from ‘summer squash’ is the density of the flesh. Summer squashes are light and watery, storing briefly

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Posted in Autumn, Eating seasonally, Leftovers, Recipes

Planned Leftovers for Turkey

Maybe I ought to call this one Planning for Turkey Leftovers, since I’m still in the middle of things. Yes, Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, and our not-quite-on-the-day-because-it-isn’t-a-holiday-here celebrations have also come and gone. Although the repeated practice of years

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Patty pan egg stack

By the end of summer, I feel like I’ve prepared every single possible combination of vegetables, but they aren’t all used up yet. So when inspiration strikes at this point, I feel positively jubilant.  Patty-pan squash is a ball-shaped summer squash

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Posted in Recipes, Summer

Coconut Curried Peas

On our first day back from holiday, we spent the morning in our allotment. Although there were plenty of weeds, we were thrilled to see that our veggies had also thrived. Along with another load of rhubarb, and an accidentally picked

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Posted in Leftovers, Recipes, Summer
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