Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 14:25

The kitchen smells amazing - two lamb shoulder shanks in red wine with garlic and rosemary are braising slowly in the oven, and a pot of red cabbage and apple with fennel seeds is simmering on the hob. 


The red cabbage is to go with some belly pork slices and roasted apple tomorrow.  It's always better when it's a day old.  We'll have purple sprouting broccoli and creamy mashed potatoes with the lamb shanks.

OH has been cooking for himself when he arrived home from work for the past couple of days as I've been out socialising - thought he deserved some proper 'home cooking'.


However, all that good work has done severe damage to the glamorous deep red manicure I've been flashing around for the past couple of days

Worms and Manure

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 14:03

You may be interested to read this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Formation_of_Vegetable_Mould_through_the_Action_of_Worms

 

The term 'Vegetable Mould' is used here in the same way as 'Leaf Mould/Mold' is - to refer to a sort of soil - it's how the mole got his old country name of 'Moldy-warp'


 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 09:58


 Congratulations to your daughter Hosta! 

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Posted: 17/12/2015 at 08:00

Lily ((hugs))  I hope that your visit can give your aunt some comfort.

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Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:49

Good - it was intended as one

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Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:46

Your garden looks very similar Hosta, just on a slightly smaller scale

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Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:14

 

 

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Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:09

I decided to wait until I'd got one out of nappies before I started another one

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Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:03

Well, fancy that - and you're a December baby too - I take it your parents were celebrating the arrival of spring

Aeonium with white things and blacks things plus dropping leaves

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:00

That looks like an infestation of whitefly to me

Information here https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=193

Hope that helps

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