Take 5 for Students: Crumby beef macaroni

Take 5: Minced beef, cheese, breadcrumbs, canned tomatoes, macaroni pasta. I recently made a mixture to stuff into a capsicum for baking, and decided to experiment with the remaining beef stuffing. The result was a really yummy, though somewhat unconventional pasta dish. Mix 1 cup minced beef with lots of salt and pepper, 1 cup… [Read More]

Take 5 for Students: Beefy Stuffed Peppers

Take 5: Pepper (capsicum), minced beef, cheese, breadcrumbs, canned tomatoes. This is a simple stuffed pepper dish which takes a while to cook but is easy to put together. Peppers are cheap when in season! I prefer red, yellow and orange ones for this. Take one pepper (capsicum) per person. Cut off the tops to… [Read More]

Two Fat Turkeys and a Duck Stuffing

Duck, brandy, breadcrumbs, onions, turkey. This year I had two days of Christmas Dinners. The first was for two families – mine and my brother’s. There were twelve of us. It seemed that one turkey might not be quite enough, so two fine organic turkey birds were procured for the event. They were accompanied, unexpectedly,… [Read More]

Beef Bacon Rolls

Beef, egg, wine, breadcrumbs, bacon. We need to think consciously about where our food comes from, our impact on the environment, our individual contribution of waste to the planet. Even one person doing one thing each day will make a huge shift if enough of us take up the challenge. If we all do it,… [Read More]