Kathy

I live in the sunny south east corner of Queensland, Australia. I've been long time married with 2 boys that grew up in the '90's. As crafts come and go I've tried a few over the years. I've always liked to cook and it sometimes gets a little inventive. ... and as they say, always look on the bright side of life.

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  1. Salad dressing shaker — 5 comments
  2. Broccoli and cauliflower stalks — 5 comments
  3. Garlic or Herb bread — 4 comments
  4. Oaty chocolate chip biscuits — 4 comments
  5. Vinegar — 4 comments

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TVP – Textured Vegetable Protein

No particular reason for this brand except that it was $2 at my local grocery. I’m not vegan nor vegetarian. This is based on soy. I decided to give TVP a try simply because at the moment fresh vegetables and meat is  getting quite  expensive and I wanted not exactly a total alternative to meat …

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Frozen vegetables

I always have frozen corn niblets and peas in my freezer to me they are a life saver. I do buy them fresh when in season sometimes but mostly these are my go to frozen veges. I do also have frozen broccoli and cauliflower in my stash but I mainly use these for soups, casseroles …

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Bulk

  1 large mix to store in the pantry to make into cakes. Like a packet/box mix but in bulk.

Shredding and freezing potatoes

 I’ve never seen them in store over here unless they are in a Cost-co that I refuse to pay a membership for. So I decided to experiment and freeze my own shredded potatoes. What worked for me. (pictures below, left to right 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5). 180*C pre heated oven. I peeled half …

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Honey butter

My granddaughter loves honey on her bread or toast and now she likes to ‘do it herself’ but the butter is making it’s way into the honey jar and for me this just won’t do! So the quick fix is her ‘special’ honey butter. Easy 2:1 ratio of honey to softened butter (nuttelex or margarine …

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