Sometimes on the way to your dream,

you get lost and find a better one.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

you'll never guess what I've been up to....

then again, you're all pretty smart....here's a clue>>>>

do you need more clues?

you're right! I've been cooking.

Here's stage two>>

clean up time.

much better.

Stage three?

coffee, cake, and a couple of chapters.


Now I know what you're thinking....all that mess just to make a chocolate cake?
Well, yes...and no.
I also made a beef casserole, a batch of mini meatballs ready for the next batch of spaghetti sauce and a couple of mini meatloaves.
My freezer is full.





17 comments:

  1. Wow. You deserve that cake. And I am super impressed. I think I would have rewarded myself with the cake and cuppa before I did the washing up (telling myself that it would mean only ONE washup).

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  2. Wow...that's a day well spent.

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  3. I thought perhaps you were cleaning your cupboards. Much better use of time.

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  4. I'm coming over, put the kettle on! :D

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  5. My daughter is a great baker but you should see the kitchen when she is finished World War3, and guess gets to wash up, I don't mind eating her cakes, much better than mine.
    Merle..........

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  6. Bit of work or what! Worth the effort though.

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  7. Elephant's Child; I always clean up first, the cake tastes nicer when I don't have to get up and start washing dishes.

    Delores; it was a really great day. I even managed to put some of that cake in the freezer, pre-sliced of course.

    Joanne; the cupboard cleaning was last week.

    Vicki; alrighty, do you prefer tea or coffee?

    Merlesworld; my daughter is the same, but her marble cakes are worth it.

    Andrew; just a little bit of work and the cake was worth waiting for.

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  8. I cannot adequately express my delight on reading this post. Therefore I won't.

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  9. Coffee thanks! And, I used to have a cup exactly the same as yours :)

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  10. You deserved the rest of the day off after all that effort. What a nice feeling it is to know you have home-made ready -made meals in the freezer.

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  11. R.H. okay....

    Vicki; I only have instant, Nescafe or International Roast. I bought the cup at Target about 6 years ago, it's one of my favourites.

    jabblog; I spend so much time out and about these days, it's nice to come home and just microwave something good.

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  12. No matter how much I try, I usually create a monstrous mess in the kitchen when I'm cooking and baking. But I'm with you; there's no rest in my butt until I get the mess all cleaned up again. Today, I'll be making a big pan of lasagna from scratch, so I'll be creating one of my usual disaster areas, I'm sure. Maybe I'd better bake a cake too, so I can reward myself after I clean up the kitchen. Good idea!

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  13. Wow. You did some major work in your kitchen. the cake looks yummy. Yes, cleaning up is the big cost. Dang it.

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  14. It's always great to have a well stocked freezer. That was a wonderful day's work and yes, you deserved that cuppa and cake. If you were on a cooking show you'd have someone to clean up after you. I think your cooking was probably a lot better than some they dish up.

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  15. Susan; I haven't made a lasagna in years! Can't do one now though, the freezer is full. I'll put it on my list for next time. And yes, make the cake.

    Susan Kane; I actually enjoy the cleaning up bit as much as the baking. I'm weird that way.

    Mimsie; I won't have to cook for weeks. Unless I suddenly feel the need for steak and chips. I don't like those cooking shows, they do "fancy" foods with weird ingredients. Give me good plain food any day.

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  16. The Wicked Writer; nom nom indeed. It was delicious, with a jam and cream filling, chocolate icing on top...

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