Monthly Archives: December 2015

January goals for 2016

A while back on a forum I belong to there was a monthly post with some of the things below. At the end of January I would like to be able to say………. I baked: a great batch of scones … Continue reading

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20 Weeks of Food Storage – Week 1 – Planning

I was popping around some blogs about preparing a food store and ran in to the WeeHavyn blog and her ideas about creating a food store, not for the end of times, but for a cushion against unforeseen happenings – house problems, … Continue reading

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Our Julebord – 2015

We had a lovely lunch this Christmas, moving the time up to 2:00 to get everyone back on the road to home before the temperature dropped. The Julebord Menu Sliced Ham with Assorted Cheeses (Provolone, Havarti, White Cheddar) Beef and … Continue reading

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Winter Supper

Tonight we celebrated my husband’s birthday and the Winter Solstice with a feast.  Prime Rib with roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, gravy and green beans. The Roast was a bone-in ribeye roast that I started at 450 for about 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Fruit Cake

Preheat oven to 300 degrees 1.5 cups coarsely chopped pecan 1.5 cups coarsely chopped walnuts 1.5 cups pitted dates, raisins, sour cherries and figs that have soaked in whiskey for several weeks 1 cup candied cherries and pineapple 1 t cinnamon 1/2 cloves … Continue reading

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