Monday, 11 February 2013

My Month in Numbers ~ January 2013

I should warn you that this post turned into a bit of a food fest. If you haven’t eaten yet, or are sticking to a diet, you might want to look away now!

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Eight red peppers turned into four jars of Sweet Chilli Jam. Delicious with cold meat and with the home made chicken fillet burgers we had on Saturday.

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Four new recipes tried, including Pasta with Pancetta, Leek and Mushrooms.

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Paprika Chicken from The Hairy Dieters book…..

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…..with three more peppers.

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Five kilos of sweet potatoes and carrots made into several litres of Meadow Barn soup to restock the freezer. It doesn’t last long in this cold weather.

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Twenty bananas whizzed into the same number of smoothies, along with a variety of other ingredients. Including frozen forest fruits, which I found lurking at the bottom of the chest freezer. Best Before End: 19th October 2008! I’m still here.

That’s my little round up for January. I found it easier with a theme. Linking up with Julie and all the other counters at Notes on Paper.

13 comments:

KraftyKaren said...

Wow what a foodfest!!

Nom nom nom to Meadow Barn soup - I did a tidy up of our big chest freezer the other day and found a couple of containers with MB soup in - I made them last April but I am sure they will be fine - if I don't get to Meadow Barn in March then you will know that they weren't. I also found two boxes of mince pies made in December 2011 - Mr P has put himself forward to be the sole tester of those!!

Karen Nolan said...

I have eaten but now I feel the need to eat again...... : )

scrappyjacky said...

I'm glad I'm not the only one who eats food that's drastically out of date!! My kids go nuts when they see something a couple of days out of date.

Deb @ Paper Turtle said...

What a great month-in-numbers post, and your food photos are awesome!

Sandra said...

Yum :) im doing a clear out of my cupboards and oh my word I'm shocked at how many out of date things I have lol ... But same as you, I've been using them and we'll no illness here lol

VivJM said...

I've been looking for a chilli jam recipe - sounds like this one would be recommended!
Mouthwatering pics :-)

Ginger said...

I love Chicken Paprikash!! good to see you doing the MIN bandwagon as well Fiona :)

Lovely photos :)

Julie Kirk said...

Fortunately I've got my lunch on my desk and can tuck in when I've finished catching up with M inN bloggers!

Great post - lots of people are turning to theme their posts at the moment - I love it that people make the idea their own!

I haven't made anything to freeze for a while ... things tend to just lurk there if you're not careful don't they? [Like your fruit!]

Thanks for joining in and linking up - you're on the board now: I've added you to the board now: http://pinterest.com/notesonpaper/my-month-in-numbers/

Happy February!

Julie :-)

Sian said...

I love that courageous smoothie! and I'm off to hunt out the chicken paprika recipe because it's one I've been meaning to try. Thank you

Jo said...

A very nice foody month in numbers. I'm like you, if I ever joined month in numbers then I'd have to have a theme x

Julia said...

I love that you've themed it :) How did you find the pancetta and leek pasta? Like the sound of the chicken and paprika one.

Maria Ontiveros said...

I love all these photographs.
Rinda

S said...

A food fest indeed. It all looks great - especially the smoothie.