Tag Archives: squash

Pumpkin Time

I’ve made no posts for quite a while.  Everything is fine, it has just been a busy summer and world news has been a little scary.  I have a sense of holding my breath. (Not literally of course, I would … Continue reading

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Seed Order Day

January seems mostly to have been a month for doing unexciting, mundane things that I really didn’t want to be doing but had to be done all the same.  Filing my tax return for example, changing gas and electricity supplier, … Continue reading

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Last year on the allotment I planted two types of winter squash.  (As far as I can tell summer squash are soft skinned things like courgettes and patty-pan squash, winter squash are hard skinned like pumpkins, butternuts etc.)   The first … Continue reading

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Yesterday I broke one of my cardinal rules of cooking.  For everyday meals I try to aim for things that require only ten or fifteen minutes of my time.  That can be ten minutes followed by an hour in the … Continue reading

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