Monthly Archives: January 2011

All I ask of food is that it doesn’t harm me..(1/31)

Title: Quote, Michael Palin  The first of these links is to an article entitled “What’s in Fast Food Chicken? (Hint: It’s NOT Chicken)”.  This is quite an interesting little article, including the ingredients on McDonald’s chicken; it also says that only … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie, or Good & Plenty? Weekly Link (1/31) Apparently, according to recent studies, the smell of pumpkin pie is an aphrodisiac for men. The same goes for women, with the smell of the licorice flavored candy, Good & Plenty. Guys, as a quick notice, the study showed … Continue reading

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Link Week #2 (1/31) These two news articles are on the Mosanto seeds. Mosanto is a company that sells genetically modified seeds, pesticides, and herbicides. Apparently, the seeds work great, but the farmers are not allowed to use seeds created by the … Continue reading

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Recipe – Lemon Curd – 31st January

This is adapted from a Nigella Lawson recipe for passion fruit curd.  I’m sorry it’s in grammes – she’s an English cookbook writer and actually a very annoying TV personality (plus her books have infuriating titles such as How To … Continue reading

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Daily Recipe 5 Bacon Jack Chicken Sandwich

Ingredients 8 slices bacon 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning 4 slices pepperjack cheese 4 hamburger buns, split 4 leaves of lettuce 4 slices tomato 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions 12 slices dill pickle Directions Preheat … Continue reading

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Daily Recipe 4 Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

Ingredients 5 pounds red potatoes 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 1/4 teaspoon pepper 3/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup water 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup thinly sliced green onions 1 … Continue reading

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The Smitten Kitchen – Weekly Link – January 31st

This is absolutely my favourite food blog ever. Smitten Kitchen is written by a journalist who lives in New York.  The writing is funny, the photography stunning and the recipes… well, I’ve used dozens and I don’t think I’ve been … Continue reading

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