Sugar – Waste not, want not!

Sugar – Waste not, want not!

Have you run out of confectioners (powdered) sugar and the stores are closed? Don’t despair. You can make the amount you need if you place some granulated sugar in your blender and blend it for a couple of minutes. To prevent granulated sugar from hardening, keep it...

Mushrooms

I love mushrooms and I use them everywhere I possibly can. As I hate to be without them when I need them, I buy quite a large quantity especially when they are on special offer. First, I wipe them with a damp cloth. Never wash mushrooms or soak them in water....
Eggs – Waste not, want not!

Eggs – Waste not, want not!

Your cake recipe asked for more egg yolks than whites, or vice versa, so you are left with 2 or three yolks, or whites, and you don’t know what to do with them. Don’t throw them away. Place the yolks in a plastic container, add enough cold water to cover them, and...
Artichokes with lima beans

Artichokes with lima beans

This is a real spring/summer dish, when the fresh artichokes and lima beans are in the market. If you don’t like lima beans, you can use fresh green peas. Small new potatoes and carrots all help to make this dish memorable. If you are watching your calorie intake, the...
Baked Breaded Cod Fish

Baked Breaded Cod Fish

Baked fish is a tasty, healthy and light meal for lunch or dinner. You can actually use any kind of fish you like, either fresh or frozen. Your fishmonger should be able to filet it for you, or you may like to do it yourself. Whatever you do, don’t throw away the...

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