So, I started this post on Ash Wednesday. . . and am finishing it almost a week later. ..
For me Ash Wednesday has always held an importance. Not only does it mark the beginning of Lent, but I was born on it and it fell on my birthday several times while I was [Read more...]
Nicholas loves this recipe. I like it because it is easy to throw together quickly on busy nights.
Ingredients: 8 oz penne pasta (I usually use pasta that’s half whole wheat!) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and chopped 8 to 12 cherry tomatoes diced 1 can tuna drained and flaked 1/4 [Read more...]
I made this for the first time last week and really enjoyed it!
Ingredients: 1 lb salmon fillets cut into 1 inch cubes (400g) 1.5 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp ketchup 1 tbsp vinegar 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
Place everything but the salmon in a small sauce pan [Read more...]
Ingredients: 1 egg, lightly beaten 2/3 cup natural yogurt (or 2/3 cup fruit flavoured yogurt) 2/3 cup milk 1 1/4 cup self-raising flour 1 tbsb sugar (omit if using fruit flavoured yogurt)
Mix together the beaten egg and yougurt. Stir in the milk, flour, and maple syrup. Mix until the batter is smooth. Heat [Read more...]
On my bedside table:Life in the United Kingdom: A Journey to CitizenshipLife in the UK Test: Practice QuestionsLife in the United Kingdom: Official Citizenship Test Study GuideWalk with Me: A Lenten Journey of Prayer for 2009
On my TV:American IdolHappy FeetSamantha Who
On the menu for tonight:Spaghetti with Meat Sauce made with ground/minced [Read more...]
Today I decided to brave planting some more tomato plants from seed. I say brave because the last time Nicholas and I did this, about a month ago, we had all of the seeds we’d planted come up. Which means that from a packet that was only supposed to have 50 Roma seeds we [Read more...]