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Avocado Salad
Avocados are really cheap at the moment. We all know how to make Guacamole and avocado on toast with tomato and cracked pepper but there's loads of other things you can make. You might like to...
Did you realise the Federal government actually has a rebate scheme in place to help renters insulate their (often poorly insulated) homes? Neither did we... In a strange quirk of coincidence we were...
I opened up the bin, and took out the contents to photograph. Besides some rather unsavory fruit peelings that didn't fit in the worm farm/Bokashi bin, here's what we ended up with from the kitchen....
It's amazing how beneficial home growing is in terms of carbon emissions and water savings compared to veg you'd pick up at the average supermarket as the photos above illustrate. Not to...
Even though electricity is commonplace, there is still quite a bit of danger associated with improper use. Carefully observe all safety measures when using electricity to keep yourself - and your...
I went to buy some fetta for a recipe (a vegan version of the recipe is featured here on my craft blog) I was intending to cook to use up some of the silver beet and broad beans in our garden. They...
This article is the first in a series of recipes featuring winter vegetables. Buying seasonal vegetables is a great way to ensure you are getting fresh, ripe produce. Futher, eating with the seasons...
Energy to burn JOANNE BROOKFIELD May 16, 2010 The Age Newspaper TODAY'S teenager is wired up. TVs, DVDs, Xboxes and PlayStations, Wiis and mobile phones, iPods and Kindles, laptops, printers,...
Despite living on salads in winter, lettuce is actually a winter vegetables. We have a few varieties growing in our garden which seems to acquire very little attention to keep them happy. When I...
A great article from HowStuffWorks that delves in detail on some of the environmental ironies that exist in modern life and five great methods to 'greenify' (their words not ours) your life, most of...