Mini Lamb Rump Roast

Lamb Rump Roast

It’s election day in Queensland where we live and for the first time in a long time, there’s a real choice between the parties. The conservatives (LNP) want to lease state-owned assets for 99 years and use the money to pay down debt and pay for infrastructure in roads, bridges and schools. The more liberal labor… 

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Hello Harry, The Burger Joint

Hello Harry, The Burger Joint

I got up this morning with a big smile on my face and went downstairs to open the door for the dog and cats to do their business and then started tidying up a bit from last night.  You can’t work AND clean at the same time, at least I haven’t figured out how to… 

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Chicken Pad Thai

Chicken Pad Thai

I received an email from another food blogger friend the other day and she asked me if I ever ate junk food. When she first sent the email I thought, “Surely everyone eats junk food from time to time?  Traveling? It’s late and your hungry?”  Then I thought about John and me and we do… 

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Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon and Maple Syrup

Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon and Maple Syrup

It’s summer here in Australia and we’re approaching Australia Day on the 26th of January. It’s celebrated much like the American 4th of July but not so much flag waving.  Every year about this time I think about the celebrations of independence and nationhood. I suppose it’s because I’m in love with both countries and… 

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Easy Cottage Pie – My Comfort Food

Cottage Pie

I love shepherd’s pie made with leftover slow roasted lamb but what to do when there’s no lamb? I make cottage pie with minced beef instead.  This dish is full of flavor and it’s a favorite meal because I can put it together and pop it in the refrigerator for baking off just before dinner. Today… 

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