August 2nd, 2012

My Widdle Bwain

One of Those Days

- Half an hour on the elliptical
- Up 12 floors' worth of stairs
- Down 12 floors' worth of stairs
- Long walk across campus and back again.

* 2 donuts

My Widdle Bwain


Done a lot of experimental cooking lately. It's turned out well, so I want to keep track of the recipes, since I will be using them all again later.

First, plums. I managed to get it together and used most of the plum crop this year. I haven't tried the plum chutney I put up (the recipe said to let it sit for a month before using it, so it's still curing), but I did plum sauce and spiced plum jam, both of which have been fabulous. I suspect next year most of the crop will be turned into plum sauce, since I've been going through it like a fiend.

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The spiced plum jam smells and tastes like Christmas. It's also lower sugar. It's still got a bunch of sugar, but at least there is less.

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And finally, something with another fruit -- raspberries. I wanted raspberry pie and this is what turned out.

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