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To rediscover real food, regain the habit
of cooking from scratch with locally sourced
ingredients, and free myself from the
banality of the supermarket.

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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Slow Cooker Poached Pears

September 22, 2019

Not so much a recipe as a general idea. I will post a recipe at a later date, when I have finished experimenting.

I had long believed that pears needed to be ripening before you can do anything with them. In fact I just checked a few websites that indicated that to cook...
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Pear Harvest

September 20, 2019

This is the latest harvest from the pear tree in my garden.

I already have a dozen pears in the fridge, to facilitate ripening (they will be coming out in a day or two, and going into a paper bag).

This batch is the pick of the large un-fallen fruit, plus...
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Instant Pot Adventure #2 – Pressure Cooked Chicken

September 8, 2019

My first use of the Instant Pot as a pressure cooker would be to cook a whole chicken.
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Instant Pot Adventure #1 – Beef Stew

September 7, 2019

I've cooked many beef stews, so this is nothing new.

But it is my first one in my Instant Pot.
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Pasta Evangelists – Delivery

September 3, 2019

So my delivery from Pasta Evangelists arrived today. Pictures follow.

My first reaction was "where are the cooking instructions?" But each meal is colour coded with a dot, and in the enclosed booklet, full details are given - a lengthy description, ingredients and cooking instructions.
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