My whole life I’ve doubted my abilities with cooking. As a mama I’ve had no choice but to keep going. I love cooking and baking and find it so rewarding. Lately I’ve been trying some many new things. And I’d say I’ve had a success rate of about 90%.
I’ve made simple but yummy eggs Benedict, fruit crumbles. I made my first jams and new relish. I’ve baked with new recipes.
For years I’ve wanted to make my own pasta. Finally a couple of days ago I brought a pasta machine for $25 down from $100. Loved the 75% discount until the machine crapped out after one roll of pasta. My hubby pulled it apart and fixed it. So here made from flour and eggs and a touch of oil. I made fettachini, spaghetti and a sundried tomatoe, feta and spinach ravioli with a butter sauce. Took for ever kneading it but I impressed .myself and my hubby and kids loved it
I also need to use up a heap of produce. So made sweet, hot, dried and frozen mixed chillies. Old school pickled onions 3 different ways. And red pickled onions plus min
I’m feeling proud trying all these new things. Despite being broke we’re eating better then ever with so much different things. Can’t wait until the next lot
Day four of no cooking. Sailor and my boy have been cooking for the family. He’s been teaching my son how to cook. Such a awesome thing to see. Not only am I getting a real break. Seeing someone take the time to teach boy something makes my heart just sing.
Decided to try something new. I use to so the 365 days of positives. Finding a positive each day. I find it difficult but rewarding. But know to commit for the year is a lot. So I bring you fab feb.
Day 1 . after making the choice to leave behind the world of Facebook. I deleted my account. Finally its been two weeks and the accounts gone finished deleted. One trigger and negative gone from my life also gone is the temptation.