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Ham Hock and Kale Soup

IMG_0447.JPGOn Saturday we made soup. It was a joint effort. I stared out into the garden (it was a cold day inside and out as misted window panes were being finally replaced and so it was like living in a barn as the saying goes)  and noticed that there was still a small cluster of dwarf kale plants in the raised bed. Continue reading

I is for….

Light and fluffy scones international scone week

I is for….. International Scone Week!

I was going to do a deeply serious post

‘No!  no, not another one’

begged the iMac

and for once I listened. So you have been spared my learned treatise on etymology and the roots of words like inspiration  = in + breathe  and another one that took my fancy last night : integrity – from the word ‘integer’ meaning ‘untouched, undivided, a complete entity’ . I can hear the yawns, bad idea wasn’t it?

…but it will be much more fun to make Scones along with the Inspirational and Imaginative iScone Team! Continue reading