Archive for November, 2013

Friday Lush: Sloe Gin

I've been busy preserving, infusing and bottling lately, like a squirrel getting ready for Christmas.  This year has been a brilliant year for sloes, they have been in abundance so it seemed rude not Read more [...]
pumpkin spice cake

Giving thanks

Today is both Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah, apparently the last time that these two events occurred on the same day was back in 1888, and according to the BBC, on account of the Gregorian and Read more [...]

Minestrone Soup

I met up with a couple of old friends last week for a walk in the country park, it was a beautiful day, a perfect autumn day; crisp, chilly, sunny and bright.  The trees all over the park shedding their Read more [...]