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Not “Toad in A Hole”….. It’s a Queenslander ….. “Cane Toad in A Hole” !!

Sometimes we get all excited about a cook up, and sometimes it just doesn’t happen as you had pictured it to be.  Well, after seeing lots of pics of “Toad in a Hole”, and it looking so yummy on paper, tonight I gave it a go.  Well, disappointed, maybe because it turned into a dish …

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Healthy Alternatives

Honey contains fantastic anti-ageing properties, and is great for treating acne and scars.  These Honey Masks will calm your skin and you will instantly feel the boost.  Mix equal amounts of each, place on your skin for 15 – 20 minutes and then simply wash off.  You will really feel the difference.  You will find …

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One more Left over HAM recipe

HAM AND CHEESE CROQUETTES Chopped Ham                                2 cups Mashed Potato (cold) 1 Egg Yolk                                       2 Green Onions finely chopped ¾ cup PL Flour                                40gm Mozzarella cubed 1 ½ cups fresh Breadcrumbs       1 Egg ¼ cup Milk                                       ½ cup Oil for frying   Heat frying pan cook ham until crisp Combine mashed Potato, Egg yolk, Onion, …

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That left over Christmas HAM.

  HAM AND 3 CHEESE MUFFINS 2 Cups SR Flour                                            ½ teaspoon Ground Paprika 80gm Butter                                                  Ham cut into small pieces 1 Spring Onion                                             1 tablespoon finely chopped Chives 1 cup Shredded tasty Cheese                    ½ cup grated Parmesan Cheese 100gm crumbled Feta                                1 Egg    1 cup Milk Preheat oven to 200c and Place paper …

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The Australian CONVICT RECIPE BOOK featuring Bessie BALDWIN

Bessie Baldwin, a farm girl from Kent, was working as a baker  for Thos. Edenwell in London.  He had a bakery right next to the House of Commons in Westminister, and was the self-styled ” Pastrycook to the Honourable Members”. In 1839, Bessie was charged in the Old Bailey with “riotous behaviour”.  She had demanded …

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Welcome

Welcome to this little corner of the net, where I can show off some “how to’s” that I am fortunate enough to have been granted by our wonderful mother and others of her generation.  Some wonderful go-to cooking recipes, recipes for sustainable living, crafts, and all the wonderful basics that were once part of everyday …

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