leftovers

Christmas porridge

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It’s only fitting that the last blog post on Mostly Eating for 2009 should be about porridge.  So enamoured of the lumpy white stuff am I that I’ve even been making porridge for my chickens over the last few weeks, to keep them warm in the sub-zero temperatures we’ve been having.  My husband says that I advise people to eat … Read the full post

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Thoughts on how to choose a turkey

Thumbnail image for Thoughts on how to choose a turkey December 14, 2008

I’ve been pondering turkey choices this week.  There’s no real decision to make from a nutritional point of view; turkey is a relatively lean meat provided you don’t eat all of that crispy skin and besides, we’re just talking about a couple of meals out of the year.  Nope, it’s all the other stuff about animal welfare and sustainable farming … Read the full post

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