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An ingredient too far. We try it.

 A couple of weeks ago a colleague of my daughters mentioned that she had been served at a hotel Smoked Butter, and how she had enjoyed it. When I first heard about it I was sceptical and I could see … Continue reading

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Is this an ingredient too far?

This weekend is a holiday weekend when I get an extra day to play and I think its time to fire up the smoker. If you have never read my blog before I built a smoker in the back garden … Continue reading

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A tasty experiment

Last weekend was cold and miserable, not a time for working outside or in an unheated workshop, and my dearly beloved was busy so a perfect day for an experiment. In the Autumn we harvested our crop of apples, some we ate, … Continue reading

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Was it worth it?

I do enjoy a good pickle, and better still a vinegar based sauce, my home made plum and ginger stir fry sauce in my mind is the stuff of legends, and a bacon sandwich made with home made bread, home … Continue reading

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Christmas was a little different this year, or should I say Christmas dinner had a slight twist. This year we cooked the turkey in the smoker and what a difference it made. Earlier in the year I had constructed a … Continue reading

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Do you admit to a mistake

As every father will tell you, your family in particular  your children are your harshest critics. Triumphs which anywhere else would be celebrated, in the family home are just accepted, however mistakes are cherished and never forgotten. Alas today is … Continue reading

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The best apple pie

Apple pie is one of my favourite dishes, which takes on a extra edge when its made from apples from the garden. I should claim that I have a recipe, but in reality I have made it so often I tend to throw … Continue reading

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