Wednesday, 20 January 2010

First post for 2010!

A very happy hallo to all!

I hope that everybody has had a wonderful 2010 so far. I know we are three weeks into it already and I have not posted anything here. It is not as if I have not been busy, everything but! Since all my visitors left, I have been working on 3 sets of ATC's for a swap that I signed up for - sorry cannot post any pics of them yet. It is an ABC swap and our next three letters is K, L & M. 18 of each. I am nearly done with the last ones even though they only need to be with the hostess towards the end of February. Once they are out of the way, I will be able to get around to some cardmaking again. I need to start making some Valentine cards!

In the meantime I have been busy baking lots and lots of rusks. I got the recipe from a very dear friend and since I got it, I've had to bake almost non-stop. I had to bake for my son who was home over Xmas and a couple of batches for the house (of cause!) and some that I sell at a farm stall not far from our house - and it has been selling very well. Don't they just look yummy?! 

I bought myself a set of pans with a cutter - that way all your rusks are the same size. Overseas visitors, do you get pans like these in your country? These are locally made and I could not find anything similar in other countries. Do leave a comment and let me know - it would be very interesting. As you can see, I have a huge stove and both these pans goes into the oven at once. Approximately 20 minutes later and out comes 140 perfect rusks!

To be honest, I have a fresh batch in the kitchen waiting to be dried out tomorrow morning.

Well, that's it from me from a lovely cool and wet KZN. I am off to carry on working on my ATC's.

Have yourself a wonderful weekend and I hope you get lots of crafting done.

Warm hugs!