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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Coffee Experimentation

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December 31, 2013

Experiments with my new coffee maker are going well. Initially, I had some issues with the temperature of the coffee coming out of the machine - fine if you drank it immediately, but it quickly went luke warm. I was almost considering returning it for a refund.

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Electrolux Favola Coffee Machine

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December 27, 2013
Electrolux Favola Coffee Machine

Over the last year, I have considered getting myself a pod coffee system. I don't drink a lot of coffee - I am a seasoned tea drinker, and dislike instant coffee. However, I do like the occasional cup of expresso, and when working at home, I sometimes neglect myself with regard to drinks if...
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Iron Horse Ranch House

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December 23, 2013

Market Deeping's Iron Horse Ranch House moved to its new larger premises at the start of the month.

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My garden 2013 – a review

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December 17, 2013

It hasn't been a very productive year this year. It was nothing to do with the weather, or soil conditions; it was simply a case of procrastination and laziness, and not getting things into the earth when I needed to. It's true that the late spring threw me, but I have nothing to blame...
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Quick and tasty beef stew

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December 7, 2013
Quick and tasty beef stew

I am working this afternoon, and having got back from the shops I have only an hour to have lunch and relax before starting a job that is not going to give me much time for breaks for the rest of the afternoon, and possibly the day.

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This is how I cook

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December 3, 2013

There has been some conversations amongst my Facebook friends recently, about slow cooker recipes. Although I follow recipes for bread and cakes and similar, for slow cooking (and to a certain extent, BBQ) I tend to wing it. This is how I cook - my culinary life runs on substitutions, approximations and lots of...
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