Gadget: Ninja 3-in-1 Food Processor

Gadget Man strikes again!. To be fair to myself, for someone who likes to cook, I’ve managed a long time without a food processor.

I was actually looking at this very bundle a couple of months back, and had mentally bookmarked it as something to consider for the Black Friday deals. But today, Amazon told me it was in their one-day deal – reduced by 25% – and I had 4.5 hours to decide. Didn’t take me nearly that long.

Brussels Sprouts Doing Well

This is the first lot of Brussels I planted, which at one point I was thinking of digging up and throwing away, because they looked so unhealthy.

And this is the second planting. These thrived a lot better, but recently got hit with an infestation of tiny flies. But a spraying of lightly soapy water seems to have gotten rid of the worst, and let the plants recover.

Garden Update – 360°

The garden makeover is practically complete. We tried out my pressure washer on part of the patio, and it came up good; so either Jared or myself will do the rest sometime. But otherwise, all the painting and tidying has been done.

So here is the transformed garden. (360° image)

With A Little Help From My Friends…

Just before lockdown happened, I’d talked to a local handyman about various jobs around the house and garden. He quoted for some work inside the house, plus some work in the garden: coating my garage door with a suitable weatherproof…

Food Adventure autopost to Facebook is back

For a long time, if I posted something in my Food Adventure Wordpress Blog, it would autopost to the corresponding Facebook group I’d set up.

Then Facebook changed things, and it stopped working.

I’m pleased to say the link is working again, which means I no longer need to manually post things twice.

My Stash of Cornish Blue

Earlier in the month, I bought 5kg of Cornish Blue cheese at a bargain price. Most of it went in the freezer.

But now I’m low on cheese in the fridge, so yesterday, I got a pack of of it out to defrost.

Getting it to fit.

When you order something and it doesn’t fit, it is disappointing. When you order something having measured carefully and compared to the item description it is infuriating. I wanted a rack to use with my air fryer in dehydrate mode,…

Côte at Home

Côte at Home is a fairly new food delivery service run by the french restaurant chain Côte Brasserie. The food is produced in one of Côte’s centralised kitchens, which already supply several of the chain’s outlets. The prices are reasonable…