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What are you cooking today?
Sun 23-May-10
10:20 pm
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Toffeeapple
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Oh Danuta! Embarassed  Three slices of breast and one potato with butter.  No room for watercress..

All is not lost, I can share what is left with OH and his daughter tomorrow and still have some for lunch.

I'll try that again!

Sun 23-May-10
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Today DD had cooked ribs - loads of 'em - with barbecue sauce and lots of salad and potato salad. Really good.Ok

Followed by my lemon cheesecake - daughter's birthday request! Smile

Granddaughter and I made some butterfly cakes, which she iced and decorated with smarties(!).

They were really nice, and very more-ish. I think she'll enjoy cooking in the future. Chef

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Sun 23-May-10
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I think you had a better meal than I did on Friday, a neighbour invited me for a barbecue (I am usually wary of this type of invitation) and it was, to say the least awful.  They had recently bought a gas BBQ but it was really just a grill, no lava rock to retain heat or put herbs on.  The meat was Tesco cheapy burgers and jumbo sausages cooked from frozen with no marinade or sauce, no salad, no veg...need I go on?

I used to help make butterfly cakes, loved the process of making the butter cream (in our case margarine cream) and making the butterfly wings.  Oh and licking the bowl clean then eating the cakes.  I do hope you'll encourage GD to cook, it will give her the basis of a good life.

I'll try that again!

Mon 24-May-10
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I didn't cook on Saturday or Sunday.

Saturday night we went out for dinner with a big bunch of friends to celebrate G and 2 of our friends turning 40. Sunday night we had Chinese carry out for we were tired and still slightly hungover.

Saturday dinner was a little disappointing as my lamb was overdone and bland. The mustard mash was nice, and the pear sorbet made a lovely dessert. G whispered that his beef was OK, but he preferred mine. The old flatterer!

Still, what a weekend's weather we had for it all. Sitting out in our friends garden at 2 in the morning playing with glowsticks, and sitting in my own garden for most of Sunday with a giant straw hat, a hangover and a book 🙂

Mon 24-May-10
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Sounds like a good weekend Shereen, despite the hangovers. Big_Laugh

I'll try that again!

Mon 24-May-10
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Looking at one of my favourite blogs - colour is all here - http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/page/3/

and on page 3, she shows pictures of, and includes links to, some oaty-type cookies, and the links are for hobnobs - mmmmmmm.

Okay, so they're not savoury, but yum all the same! Ok  Ok

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Oh no - you should never have let me anywhere near a recipe for hobnobs - and they sound ridiculously easy too.    We do have a bakeathon at work on Monday for charity though...  Whistle


I didn't make the hobnob recipe (yet) but I did make oat cookies, not too bad!  LaughChef

Mon 24-May-10
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..... and did you take them to work Ruth? Or should I say, are there any left ? Big_Laugh  Big_Laugh

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"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

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 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Tue 25-May-10
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Shereen said:

 G whispered that his beef was OK, but he preferred mine. The old flatterer!


 Oh, Shereen, what a lovely guy! Big_Hug

Tonight I will have to conjure up a recipe with cold roast beef, perhaps a curry.

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

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 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Tue 25-May-10
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brightspark said:

..... and did you take them to work Ruth? Or should I say, are there any left ? Big_Laugh  Big_Laugh

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I did indeed take them to work like a good girl.  Big_Laugh  (I have 2 stashed in my desk drawer though...Whistle)

Tue 25-May-10
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Ah, for emergencies, obviously  Ok

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"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

Thu 27-May-10
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Tonight was a real treat.  After a very busy and tiring fortnight, it was so nice when a friend phoned last night and suggested a few of us had an Indian carry out meal tonight.   I_am_Hungry   Two of my friends go to Gaelic classes in Dunoon early in the evening and they brought back the meal.  There were six of us so we had a great selection of food.  It was one of the best carry out meals we had ever had.  A lovely evening and great company.  ( Even if I was a driver Steam  )

But it is so cold tonight, not frosty I hope but oh so cold.  The moon is so large and almost orange in the sky. It looks almost like the sun, so beautiful.  Magic

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Thu 27-May-10
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That sounds like a lovely evening Danuta, even if you did have to drive.  It's always good to share a meal with friends.

It's cold here too, but probably not as cold as where you are.  I'm a little concerned about my tomatoes out there in the garden.

Wasn't the moon gorgeous?  It took my breath away when I saw how big and colourful it was when I was standing at my kitchen window.  I tried to photograph it but I doubt it will be very good…

I'll try that again!

Fri 28-May-10
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I got Ian to take some photos too as it looked so good but the moon was too bright and looks more like the sun in it with no definitionDoh

Fri 28-May-10
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Yes, that's what happened to my photos too.  Roll_Eyes

I'll try that again!

Fri 28-May-10
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I saw the moon last night too- gorgeous. Nice to know I wasn't alone enjoying it!

My turn for curry tonight Danuta, nice smells wafting upstairs from the kitchen as it cooks....

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