Holiday tunes

Even though I’m not religious, I love Christmas music. Since it’s only just over a week ’til Christmas (yes, believe it), I thought I’d share some of my fave Christmas tunes. You’ll find an eclectic…

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Raspberry wine (oh so fine…)

A few weeks ago, we started some wine which turned out to be the best wine EVER, even better than the blackberry and elderberry wines we’ve made previously. We were both surprised at how smooth…

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Vegan ham deli slices

I’ve made ham-style deli slices before, but the taste wasn’t quite right. Liquid smoke is really hard to find here, and I couldn’t get the right flavor with smoked paprika. A few days ago, in…

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Seitan schnitzels

A few weeks ago, I tried this recipe for seitan cutlets from vegan yumyum. Both Mr Thrifty and I really liked them, but I found them a tad “bouncy”, so the next time I made…

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And the mystery veg is…

A week ago I tantalised you with a photo of an unusual vegetable that we grew on our allotment this year. Thanks, Jeni and Bethany for your guesses, although you were both ultimately stymied! The…

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Ten blogs I love (a meme)

  I’ve been given The Butterfly Award from Jeni, my fellow cochlea-phile (couldn’t find the word for snail-lover, so made one up). Here’s da roolz: post about the award link back to the person that…

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