I made four kinds of pizza for chip night. Tandoori chicken, with spinach and cream cheese BBQ meat lovers Hawaiian Pepperoni Just look at the long tongue. That was one hot Nola.
Imagine you have a $1 coin in your hand but it’s an invisible ring that you can stuff full of uncooked spaghetti…. Well you want that much. Cook it, shred 2.5 inches of cabbage, slice lengthways an onion. Find a handful of crushed peanuts. Have leftover, cooked beef on hand. Like pineapple beef. (Sauceless if… Continue reading Beef Chow Mein
One thing that has been good about coming to the station; increasing my experience bush butchering. Today I made Corning brine ready for some silverside and brisket. 18 Litres of warm water, 12 cups salt, 6 cups brown sugar and ¼ preservative. Parker and I are looking forward to one day Corning our own meat.
It’s 7:00 and there’s 8kgs of beef freashly minced. Now to vac pac it and set it in the freezer. Onto the Apple and date cake, French toast, beef and bacon, gravy tomatoes, tin spaghetti, poached egg (which I don’t like cooking actually) by 8:30 oh and untangle the dog.
Our neighbours give Nola a very hard time. Such a tease. She really feels they ought to pay attention to her voice. So I sat by them for a bit while she understood that they in actual fact don’t need her to bark at all. That everyone has a boundary to keep. And they are… Continue reading Neighbours at the station
Social media is a very useful tool. I am part of a Facebook group Called “The Station Cooks Brains Trust”. And that is where I found this recipe. I followed it and I’m pleased to say this sponge is the best I’ve ever made. It’s not the best I’ve eaten tho so I’m looking forward… Continue reading Sponge cake
Because. Just because.
The Playford River is running over the road. And so some afternoons we go down to swim in the river. Or sit or float in a truck inner tube… Kelsie is not so good at rivers. She is far too enthusiastic. Wont stay in the shallows where she can swim… no! has to be out… Continue reading Swimming in the Playford
My story: we had a fair bit going on at the station. There were cattle to process, and an AI program to continue with. We were down to a handful of staff and suddenly found ourselves short alone critical afternoon. So the interim manager assigned the book keeper and the station cook to the care… Continue reading Backyards
Introducing Mickey Thompson Herd bull calf, found under a trough. Also this is Moses. He’s a stud fella.