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Staying at Home….

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

summary: the new reality; Where’s Waldo? and physical distancing; the need for staples; sharing to feed the hungry; COVID-19 response; Today, we received email from our MPP, reminding us of the importance of social distancing. As many people have been saying for at least a couple of days now, can we please change this phrase […] Continue reading »

Sharing and Home-milled Red Fife Flour

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

summary: Organic red fife flour; generosity of friends; Biscuit making, 100% whole wheat bread; sharing to feed the hungry; We have the most generous friends! Look what we made because of them! We cannot believe how very fortunate we are to be able to get the most wonderful eggs from our lovely friends who have […] Continue reading »

We Are the Prodigal Ones (WFD, October 2019)

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

summary: Thai-style curry; October’s bounty; leftovers are delicious; just say no to plastic; World Food Day(s) 2019; How can we allow food to be thrown away when more than 820 million people in the world continue to go hungry every day?   – Qu Dongyu, FAO Director-General, State of Food and Agriculture report, 2019 Last […] Continue reading »

Merry Christmastide to all!

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

summary: Merry Christmas to all! rationing; feasting anyway; indoor cat goes fishing; Orange Appeal mussels revisited with Pernod replacing the fennel; a tagine is the best; In keeping with tradition, we like to celebrate Christmas over a number of days. None of this “one night and we’re done” for us! Yesterday was Boxing Day and […] Continue reading »

Currant Affairs (BBB December 2018)

Monday, December 17th, 2018

summary: recipe for Baked Currant Doughnuts; rationing; sharing; late again; information about Bread Baking Babes; Well. I’m only one day late. It’s not entirely my fault. (Actually, it is… …one of these days I might learn to plan ahead.) If only the BBB dough had taken just 3 or 4 hours to rise – as […] Continue reading »

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