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FPC 16/1/18 Cleaning and Clearing

FPC 16/1/18 Cleaning and Clearing

Because of the frugal pantry challenge I am also looking at other areas of life that are in much need  simplifying and so today have been giving the living room a much needed coat of paint and am loving it!. As GD and I are […]

FPC 15/01/18 Courgette, cheddar, dijon tart with leeks in a shortcrust pastry pie base

FPC 15/01/18 Courgette, cheddar, dijon tart with leeks in a shortcrust pastry pie base

Love this recipe easy to make, feeds lots, keeps well in the fridge, so moorish! We had this as one of our FPC dishes and made meringues with the left over egg whites . I make mine double every time to fit a 28 cm […]

FPC 13/1/18 Old English pub games beat the Xbox

FPC 13/1/18 Old English pub games beat the Xbox

Today’s meal was homemade cheese and tom pizza and pepperoni pizza. I had to buy the pepperoni and cheese, all the other ingredients I had in the pantry and left us still well within budget. Easy Celebration Pizza Spent last of this weeks budget on […]

January allotment update

January allotment update

Morning at the allotment, January sunshine. The seaview always amazes me  This place is just so full of magic, the kids maze and little house willow arch to the tiered tyre seat theatre where weddings sometimes take place, frame for the big yurt which goes […]

FPC 11/1/18 Macaroni Cheese  Recipe

FPC 11/1/18 Macaroni Cheese Recipe

Serves 4-6 adults 12 oz macaroni 4 spring onions 1 clove garlic crushed 4 oz button mushrooms (optional) 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 pint milk handful cherry tomatoes 8 oz cheddar cheese 1 generous teaspoon dijon mustard 1 cup of fresh bread crumbs Method: Preheat […]

FPC 10/1/18 Living in Reverence

FPC 10/1/18 Living in Reverence

When you have a budget to stick to meals can become so very interesting, creativity is a necessary ingredient!. Yesterday’s meal was a potluck  in a one pie dish meal, all little portions of left overs from the freezer, tuna pasta, cauliflower cheese, 2 different […]

Imbolc Prep & FPC 9/1/18 Monday Curry

Imbolc Prep & FPC 9/1/18 Monday Curry

As promised the recipe from last night’s meal. Yet another recipe my dear friend Lynn from America taught me when we were feeding visiting missionary students and needed to make a little go a long way. Monday Curry is a life saver, you can use […]

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018. Jan 4th Parsnip Soup recipe. Dilemmas of  purchases.

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018. Jan 4th Parsnip Soup recipe. Dilemmas of purchases.

So today we need to go buy milk out of the £25 budget, we get through around 4 litres a week minimum for 4/5 of us. Do we keep with the farm milk at £1.50 a litre or go with supermarket organic at £1.15, saving […]

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018. Jan 3rd Storm Eleanor and Lentil soup

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018. Jan 3rd Storm Eleanor and Lentil soup

All our beetroot is in now from the allotment, I have made it into soup and into ice cream, drunk it in juices, I have pickled, spiced, baked, boiled and roasted it, eaten it raw in salads, given it to neighbours, to friends, to relatives […]

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018, Jan 2nd Running out of essentials already!

Frugal Pantry Challenge Jan 2018, Jan 2nd Running out of essentials already!

So far it has been all about the food but also included in this challenge are cleaning, toiletries and other non food items. So being super organised (laugh) I have already run out of washing up liquid, however I used to use soap nuts for […]