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Portman-two

This is the package that I was talking about: And this is the (fortunately undamaged) teacup: And now I’m going to blather about work and Mom- feel free to skip Work yesterday was good- really really good. I got compliments … Continue reading

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Schichttorte (Laminated cake)

For the cake 10 large free-range eggs, separated 100g/3½oz (7 Tbsp) unsalted butter 150g/5½oz (1/2 cup) caster (table) sugar 1 large lemon, zest only 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 150g/5½oz (1/2 cup) plain flour, sifted 65g/2¼oz (1/4 cup) cornflour, sifted … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Top o’the morning to you all- I hope your St Patrick’s Day is a really good one! Yesterday, in preparation for tonight’s dinner, I made Irish cupcakes and soda bread I had cupcakes in the oven, ganache on the stove, … Continue reading

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Jam and the rest of Monday

Strawberry Jam 5 cups crushed strawberries. 7 cups sugar 1 pkg Sure Jell Prepare fruit- crush 1 cup at a time with a potato masher for best results. If using a food processor, pulse to very fine chop. DO NOT … Continue reading

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The rest of the post…

While everybody else was watching the pre-Oscar show last night, I insisted on switching over to The Great British Baking Show. The technical last night was Schichttorte… and the more I think about it, the more I want to make … Continue reading

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Mellow Mint tea

I’ve been looking through some old entries and discovered that I never posted anything more about the Mellow Mint tea project. It’s just a Tevana tin with a paper label applied and covered with contact plastic but I think it … Continue reading

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Day 911

Mostly today, I took the day off and read. I was going to finish Nancy’s outfit and get a picture to post tonight… and the shoes are just wrong. The one original shoe is great but the new pair… they’re … Continue reading

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