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    Pretty as a Peach

    How pretty are doughnut (Saturn) peaches!?  Beautiful oblong globes of velvety smooth sweetness and they smell divine too!! But there is the fact that they look like squishy little butt’s…  ohh but they’re so tasty!  Whenever I’m shopping, I can’t resist a punnet and most of the time, they’re hard and under ripe so most of the time I let them ripen and more often, completely  forgetting about them and they spoil… I was determined not to let this happen last week, they were just on the verge of becoming over ripe so I decided to bake them! I cut them in half, pulled out the little stones and placed…

  • food

    Gooey Brownies

    I think I’ve done it! I’ve perfected my brownies! I meant to post this a couple of weeks ago but I was struck down with the Winter Vomiting Bug….and let me tell ya, it was not pretty! I made the brownies the night before, I had a slight fever when I was making them but put it down to tiredness from a long day at work, next morning it was full blown…..  lived in the bathroom for a couple of days and fever’s of 38.5 never want to experience that again…. euuuch! I won’t go in to details…you don’t want to know. Anyway, after all of that, I never took…

  • craft,  food

    Recipe: Red Velvet Cake

    I can usually take or leave cake, but my weakness is chocolate! Mention Red Velvet cake to me and my ears prick up! There’s something so enticing about that red velvety moist sponge and the bitterness in the cream cheese frosting… It’s a heavenly combination..no heavy decoration required, just self indulgence! A recipe that originates from the deep south United States and has been loved by many! A lot of recipe books will tell you to use up to an ounce or even two of liquid food colouring, this won’t do, not only does it turn into the colour of an old Ox Blood Doc Martin boot but tastes foul!…