Cranberry Scones

Fame I'm going to dispense with the story completely for this very simple recipe for cranberry scones. I did have people critcise the previous recipe for being overly long. It was a summer day, three years ago, when I was at my friend Twane's house. And he, being highly proficient in the kitchen,…

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Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi This, translated literally, is potato cauliflower, where aloo = potato and Gobi is cauliflower. Now, be careful, because there is gobi and then there is gobi. And, as you know, there is the Gobi, which is a desert. (Not dessert!) This is Fool Gobi, where the Fool is a Flower, thus…

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Adventures in Sourdough

Sourdough!   Sourdough became the buzzword of the pandemic in 2020.  Everyone who was stuck at home decided to experiment with sourdough. Every one started a sourdough starter and baked sourdough bread. Except I. As is normal in my life, I procrastinated for months before I came under the spell of this wond'rous…

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Okra Yogurt

Introduction It's time for okra with yogurt, folks. Yep! A recipe. A real one. With okra! But first! No, I'm not going to insert a video of Danny Kaye as The Inspector General. I did that once before and it's old now. So then what? How should boredom be achieved? Hmm. I know!…

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The Coffee Post – 1

This is a coffee post. It has been semi-commissioned. Semi? Yes. There was a sort of contest on for a "coffee post". This is my entry. And a very good entry it will be too. I think. No, they said to use "I believe" or "I strongly believe" in that two-day training course…

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Gas Toast – Part 2

Please read Gas Toast - Part 1 first. This is the easy part of the recipe. I kid you not. Completely true. We're getting into the really hard part of the recipe. Equipment: Gas - If you don't have a gas line and a stove that uses the gas coming from the gas line,…

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Banana Bread

I haven't given you a recipe in a while. I haven't give you a story in a while. I haven't given you a rant.. uh, well, ok, it hasn't been that long since I put up a rant. Anyway, here is a recipe, an honest to goodness recipe. But first! Pre-Prep Buy bananas.…

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Midnight cooking

We spent a brief year in the little flat in Lake Gardens. You have met this flat ( apartment, if American ) before. This is the same flat that saw us beat off the Cantankerous Cat. You know also, by now, that we had to contend with Peeping Toms. And, of course there…

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