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kitchen view of my new house in Carlow, Ireland, December 2016

Setting up my new Kitchen

I recently bought a house, so for the last while I’ve been working on getting it ready and moving my stuff into it. As someone who enjoys cooking getting the kitchen setup the way I want is key. The house I’ve been in for the last 13 years has a very spacious kitchen, but it […]

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sistema microwave soup mug

Microwave Your Soup (Or Stew) Easily

I’ll freely admit to being mildly addicted to kitchen gadgets and gizmos. Any time I’m in a reasonable sized mall in the US I end up in the kitchen department of Macy’s or in the local “Sur la Table” One of the things I picked up on a recent trip was this microwave friendly soup […]

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sergeant-pepper-pepper-mill

Cute Beatles Themed Pepper Mill

I’m currently in the market for a pepper mill for the office. I’ll probably get a rather boring, yet functional one. However while browsing I came across this one that I really like. It’s cute and quirky and still does its job: Yes, it’s “The Sergeant” which of course is playing on the imagery of […]

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Geeky Chopping Board

I’m not sure if I’d want this kind of style of chopping board in my kitchen, though that’s also partially because I prefer wooden boards. The “motherboard” chopping board is a glass chopping board. It’s got the design of a motherboard printed on to it, so if you’re a bit of a geek you might […]

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Tomato sauce with spinach & mushroom

Cooking Is Addictive!

Since I started on this diet I’ve been cooking almost every single day. On a “bad” day I even prepare my own muesli! It’s become an obsession with me .. so much so that I’ve found myself getting frustrated with my kitchen equipment. End result being that I’ve replaced the chopping boards, invested in some […]

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