Utility: The Sequel

October 12, 2013

7

The utility room is only the freaking hub of the Sutton universe, where all activities, humans, animals, deliveries and general comings and goings seem to focus. Who knew?

Posted in: Ed, House, Woodwork

Strawberry Shortcake

September 20, 2013

20

Not a pink 1970's rag doll but a rich, open-weave scone drenched with strawberries and cream.

Chicken Bricks & Lists

September 13, 2013

11

A thing about a chicken brick and our annual family list.

Blackberry Jam and a Breakfast Cake

September 3, 2013

21

The idea for this cake came to me as I woke up this morning. I leapt out of bed declaring that I wanted some sort of breakfast cake. Is that even a thing?

Courgette Chips and Mayonnaise

August 26, 2013

17

Damn it. I have just realised that these are accidentally kind of healthy, so dip in plenty of mayonnaise.

Overnight Oatcakes

August 18, 2013

46

I've been eating oatcakes all my life. It's only recently that I started to make my own.

The Aga Tarts

August 2, 2013

13

You know how this works by now: I tell you a meandering tale by way of recipe foreplay then insert a money shot to keep your interest. Today though…because my final images are being saved for the Autumn edition of Aga Living Magazine you will have to make do with one of my ‘practice tarts’ […]

Comfort Food 101

July 21, 2013

32

We all have different definitions of comfort food, but for me this is it.

Smokin’

July 14, 2013

8

I just tried smoking for the first time. I know, I know, I probably shouldn't, but all the cool kids were doing it and I wanted to see what it was like.

Posted in: Ed, Food, Garden, Main Courses, Meaty

Orange & Elderflower Liqueur

June 29, 2013

15

Something different to our usual elderflower cordial and champagne that's a gnat's heavier on the alcohol.

French Toast PB & J

June 26, 2013

12

Sometimes you just have to try things.

Sunday Night

June 23, 2013

2

A post by Ed about our Sunday evenings in the kitchen.

Posted in: Ed, Food, Main Courses, Meaty, Spicy

Plank – Mark II

June 17, 2013

9

The one where I ramble on about children, food...and planks.

Steak and Chips

June 10, 2013

21

This meal was an early anniversary treat. Tomorrow Ed and I will have been married for 14 years. Worth celebrating with steak and strawberries don't you think?

Just Salad

June 2, 2013

8

Make sure your salad is good enough to stand on it's own merits. Sometimes it's all about the sides.

Fire Pit

May 28, 2013

6

In the midst of enjoying some beautiful Bank Holiday weekend weather, Claire and I discussed the fact that it would be nice that evening to sit outside around a fire pit...

Posted in: Ed, Garden, The Suttons

Funnel Cakes

May 25, 2013

36

We never made it to the funnel cake stand, so we made our own.

Pinterest and Me

May 10, 2013

9

I'm pretty sure most of you probably know about Pinterest, spend a lot of time on Pinterest, heck...probably arrived here by Pinterest. Most of our readers find us that way.

Posted in: Blogging, Claire

Cheese – I made cheese!

April 30, 2013

21

Ever fancied making cheese? I did...and here it is. More to follow soon, I'm sure.