In My Kitchen April 2016

I faced a huge dilemma when I started compiling my in my kitchen April 2016 post. A week before the end of the month I had only received one new thing to share with you and Maureen who blogs over at Orgasmic Chef. And then to top it all, I had an internet issue which made writing blog posts impossible. We are in the process of constructing our new kitchen and scullery and I am trying to not add too many things to what we already have, as they will all need to be moved. So far, the ceilings and light fittings are in and an initial appointment has been had with a designer. In our life, that is quite a lot of progress.

Yuppiechef delivered my monthly FOMO box and the first thing we opened was the bottle of red wine.

FOMO Box March April 2016
FOMO Box March

Dave has tucked in to the fudge which makes me think I should try and make some with my sucrose free condensed milk. The coffee is at work so that Dave can make his morning cuppa using his Eva Solo coffee maker that I bought him. The gnocchi came in handy use when I didn’t feel like cooking and we have enjoyed the rusks. The rest of the ingredients are in my pantry waiting to be used and my next box is already on its way. I have used the box to store all my baking ingredients such as piping bags, nozzles etc.

We are going to need a new SolarDom oven for the kitchen and as the 11 year old one I have needs some TLC – the digital display works when it feels like it – and they were on special two weeks ago, I bought a new one. The start and stop buttons are in the opposite place to the old LG oven and I keep on hitting stop when I mean to start baking! It has a lot more features, including a crisping tray and steam container. Dave will repair the old one and it will go back into the cottage kitchen as soon as he has done so. My new oven will go into our scullery which will be done first.

LG SolarDom Oven April 2016
LG SolarDom Oven

And as there was not much else to show you, I decided to take a photograph of what was on my fridge at the beginning of the month. My egg container was empty which does not happen very often. You can easily see my collection of mustard. These are seriously depleted and Dave is already asking what we should buy at the airport later this year.

In My Fridge April 2016
In My Fridge April 2016

What I blogged April 6:

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22 thoughts on “In My Kitchen April 2016

  1. I’d be making all kinds of inappropriate gestures toward that beautiful and oh so lovely oven you have there Tandy! What a beauty.

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    1. Thanks Anna 🙂

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  2. Gotta say that’s a sexy looking oven Tandy! Having the steaming container is such a bonus. Always takes a while to get used to a new oven – have fun with it 🙂
    Jem @ Lost in Utensils sharing the blog ♥ you can do it! take the local harvest challenge & don’t forget to have a happy easterMy Profile

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    1. Thank you so much Jem, and thanks for the visit 🙂

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  3. Love that oven!
    Chica Andaluza sharing the blog ♥ Fresh Spanish ChorizoMy Profile

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    1. Thank you! I love it too 🙂

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  4. Yup, it’s like that sometimes. Thanks for sharing, Tandy.

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    1. Thanks for popping in Liz xxx

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  5. HI Tandy, looks like a great box from Yuppie Chef. Sounds like you guys might be getting close to finishing your house. I bet you are thrilled.
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    1. I am thrilled, but I think we are going to run out of budget before the kitchen is done!

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  6. Omg not going to lie- I’m super impressed with how organized and clean your fridge is. I’m the type of person whose kitchen always looks like 10 types of chaos. Good luck with getting the kitchen/ scullery project completed! It sounds like a lot of work, but I’m sure will be amazing in the end 🙂
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    1. I am sure it will be amazing!

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  7. All I can say Tandy and that I’m super thankful you can’t see the inside of my fridge!!! Haha. You new stove looks amazing although I confess a kitchen makeover is not fun when you’re in the midst of it, but awesome when done.

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    1. You can invite me over to take a look 😉

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  8. Luckily I had loads of “inheritance” gifts to share with everyone this month. I always have no less than a dozen eggs in the fridge, amazing how we go through so many.
    Have a happy afternoon Tandy.
    🙂 Mandy xo
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    1. I usually always have eggs in the house, but since I have been buying farm eggs I only get when I need them, and then get 18 at a time 🙂

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  9. Sounds like your kitchen construction is coming on well ♥

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    1. It is indeed!

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  10. Ooh you are a big mustard fan! Maille is a great brand. We have quite a few of them but my favourite is the truffle 🙂
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    1. Truffle is my favourite as well!

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  11. I didn’t even know what a SolarDom oven was and had to google it. I’d never heard of it before. Every time you mention the rusks, I have a laugh. I know what they are now but I have a giggle as I can’t imagine what people would say in Australia if they were served up rusks. cheers xxx
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    1. I love that you Google what you don’t know. I am the same. I shall have to bring rusks with me when I come to Aus 🙂

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