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I’ll be back to talk about food later.


Butter Roasted Turmeric Mushrooms

So the website that had Connor’s favorite mushrooms died (and now oddly redirects to “Disney Recipes” webpage).  So I’m putting this up so I can find it again in the future. Continue reading

Homemade honeycomb candy

So England is not often known as the land of yummy food, but they do have some tasty tasty candy.  One of the things I found there are these delicious things:


And, as of yet, I have not been able to convince any UK friends to send me large quantities of them.  However, I have finally found a work around to that: Homemade honeycomb candy.  Oddly, this candy doesn’t involve any honey, but it is still quite tasty.

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two cakes, one (macaroni) salad

I never made my post about the English kitchen, and now we’ve moved, which solved the thing that was the most vexing about my previous kitchen, which is that the washing machine was in the kitchen. (These are the laundry arrangements for most houses here; dryers are not really a big thing unless you have kids.) Anyway, now we have a utility room (a small room off the kitchen which usually houses an extra sink and a washing machine and has extra storage) and no more washing in my kitchen.

So yay.

Anyway, it was recently my husband’s birthday so I made him some cake.  Continue reading

Corn salad

My youngest is a bean freak.  He loves anything with beans, and the more beans the better, and in my quest to find more foods with beans in them I came across this corn salad, and I have to say, it was very tasty.  And Connor approves!


Corn Salad with Black Beans and Tomatoes

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Ginger doughnuts!

I love ginger. Love love love it. I also love doughnuts. Together? One of the greatest thing ever. I’ve made this a bunch and I love them every time. They were also a big hit with my son’s preschool class. Don’t be intimidated by the recipe, it’s easier than it seems!

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do I like fritters?

Yes, I love fritters!