Friday, 9 December 2016
I have been getting some dinner preps done.
As the oven on the Rayburn is always on, its easy to knock something up quickly and get it in the oven.
Yorkshire Puddings, these will all go in the freezer.
To be added to future dinners.
Often at the week end when Martin is home I pop a joint in the oven to slow cook through the day when we are busy, having these to hand just to warm through will be a great addition.
This evening when peeling some potatoes I did some extra par boiled and now in the oven roasting in duck fat that is left over from a roast duck we had on Monday, when these are done and cooled they will be open frozen on a tray then bagged up ready to grab when needed.
I want to do the same with the parsnips, I was going to take them up today, but the rain put me off. Perhaps I will get them up this week end.
Last week I had a request from one of my grandsons for some biscuits, I made him up some gingerbread men
They were sent off with an icing writing set for him to decorate,
In return he sent me some mince pies.
There was some dough left over from the gingerbread men
and yesterday I turned the into some biscuits,
I got this cookie stamp ages ago, before we moved, in a sale I think,
I tried it out on the biscuits and it made a good impression.
Just waiting for Martin to get home now, at least the fog has cleared.
Thursday 9th December 1982
Gave Fern and Magic dose of powders, gave Magic 2 pints of milk and 1/4pt Iron Aid. Let Celadine out to grass from her calf.
John fitted more glass, finished pressure washing out the calf house. John finished off paperwork for solicitor.
Had a letter from Madge about previous cheques sent.
John wrote to Madge in reply to letter. John phoned Douglas about photocopies of letters.
John phoned forestry about trees on fence, meeting man from forestry at picnic area on 13th Dec.
Went down to Brechfa post office to post mail and xmas cards.