What’s Growing in the Garden…

After a long hot summer, with almost no rain whatsoever, critical water shortages and over 30 degree heat, I was pleased for a little respite in the weather. Until it got hot again. Then we saw the forecast for rain this weekend… hence… time to plant for autumn and early winter crops.  As I have…

World’s Fastest Lunch

One thing I really like about the ol’ Easy Lunchbox is the speed of making lunch! Okay, so I go all feral-masterchef on the weekends to prepare the bits-n-bobs, but that is just so I can watch Dr. Who before school. Here we have baked-bean mousetraps, with dried peaches and blueberries, and almonds… with yogurt,…

Bacon and Mushroom Fettuccine

Those of you who have been following for a while will know that feeding the man here is…. Challenging! But since recovering from chemo and colon cancer, he is at least trying new foods, and even will eat pasta. Usually I make this without the bacon, but he skipped breakfast and begged for meat. It…

Apple Pies… in the apple!

So, I saw these apple pies cooked in whole apples on pinterest.  It was great.  So, I tried to make them myself…. and it was delicious! Firstly, you will need apples.  I went with 4.  Because I am not patient.  (and I have 4 large ramekin dishes).  I chopped the tops off (well, 2 I…

Individual Lasagne all set for Lunch

I’ve been a bad blogger of late…. in fact, since I had my technology stolen from my car.  However, my cooking and lunches have actually been better than… well…. usual. 2013 was MEANT to be the year of eating well…. but generally it has become the year of eating a lot.  And I am okay…