Tonight I made up a batch of pancakes and some individually-sized omelets in a muffin tin. This gives the kids their breakfasts for the next couple of days and allows me to be completely spaced out in the mornings while I adjust to their new schedule. 351 more words
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This time of year is all about preserving the harvest, and some of that is the making of chutneys and pickles. I have stocked up on supplies of malt vinegar, something that the village shops run out of quickly at this time of year as others are doing the same, but this made me consider making our own vinegar, and I have been tuning into various mutterings over vinegar making on the net – in particular… 208 more words
Lately we’ve turned our attention to the upcoming seasons, AUTUMN (and Winter!) and the impending hungry gap. It’s our first winter season as Allotmenteers so we’re trying our a few things both to grow and eat over the season and to overwinter into the spring. 174 more words
“Embrace Creative Self-Reliance”
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