Tag: countrylife

What’s next for this meal?

Let’s think before we cook! So we can eliminate food waste in our kitchens. Say to yourself – “Whats next for this meal?” I don’t have trouble because we have pigs and chickens but in other houses the people get to eat all the… Continue Reading “What’s next for this meal?”

What’s next for this meal?

Let’s think before we cook! So we can eliminate food waste in our kitchens. Say to yourself – “Whats next for this meal?” I don’t have trouble because we have pigs and chickens but in other houses the people get to eat all the… Continue Reading “What’s next for this meal?”

GREEN SOUP AND RED FIFE BAGUETTES

Oh, the life I lead now! Lots of food! I live in a life of frugal plenty. Which reminded me of a story: When I was a young solo mum with too many children and not enough money; I stole toilet paper. TOILET PAPER!!!… Continue Reading “GREEN SOUP AND RED FIFE BAGUETTES”

Butternut and Spinach Lasagna

Lunch on a leaf raking autumnal afternoon. Vegetarian lasagna. Some would call it a pie which is fair! A meal full of seasonal oranges and golds and deep green fresh greens. The vegetables caught between layers of summer tomato sauce, cheese, and home made… Continue Reading “Butternut and Spinach Lasagna”

The How

The How is In the Plan. Read on! And comment! For a plan we must have an objective. 🌟My objective is to create a resource for people who want to develop a home that aligns with their concerns for the welfare of the planet… Continue Reading “The How”

The Why

So why am I writing a piece of work (that is presently a spreadsheet) to help our friends and online community and families “maximize minimalism to create resilient sustainable homes”. It will become a course you see. A pathway for ordinary people like us… Continue Reading “The Why”

I am Three Rivers

I started writing this a while ago but the idea would not blossom. So, like one of my favorite authors, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I put the idea in the bottom drawer to ferment a while. It makes sense to me now. I am Three… Continue Reading “I am Three Rivers”

Mid Winter and More Gnocchi

Some pictures today. I need to get into the kitchen shortly and make the gnocchi recipe one last time. It is all about the method really. Then I will write it up and publish it on janiesmill.com – we are promoting Sifted Durum this… Continue Reading “Mid Winter and More Gnocchi”

LETTING COLOUR IN

Colour spelt with a ‘u’ – colour not color. Many words in American have ‘u’ removed. But English travels and like all languages is endlessly evolving. We can choose our spelling! The chickens laid us an egg yesterday so I made gnocchi. I am… Continue Reading “LETTING COLOUR IN”

Black and White

I am still in my black and white period. Though I do feel a brightening. I think subject matter has a lot to do with the success of monochrome images. With colour it is a much simpler equation. With black and white it is… Continue Reading “Black and White”