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Things don’t always go according to plan

January 13, 2007

And my Menu Planner Monday was one of them! Great idea in theory…

  But, I still do feel that the catering side is much improved, the food bill was about 20 euro less than normal, because all the fresh ingredients used this week were already in the fridge and nothing was thrown in the bin. So, result!

 Tonight I’m cooking Pea & Ham Broth. A recipe my husband passed onto me, although, I added carrots. Threw them in while he wasn’t looking! Yesterday, I bought a box of marrowfat peas and soaked them overnight. (I remember my Mum doing this every now and again)


There is one of those salt tablets in there!

   I fried the onion and garlic in a little oil, added the peas and ham and just covered it all with vegetable stock. Boiled it up and simmered for an hour……

                             Then I added the carrots and it’s still simmering…..pea-ham-broth-004.jpg

Whilst waiting for the broth to thicken, I took a look in my cupboards an saw what I really should Tackle on Tuesday.


The shame…

          ……..and the floor needs a good clean, too.

 I meanwhile have a pic of my little boy asleep on the kitchen table! Wordless Wednesday there, then!

 Broth ready.

 I ate this, added more salt to the pan and had another!