Have you ever had Dry Aged Meat?? Hubby and I were aware that some high-end butchers dry aged meat, but we had never seen it let alone eaten it. What is Dry Aged Meat? According to Wikipedia "Dry-aged beef is beef that has been hung or placed on a rack to dry for several weeks. After the animal is slaughtered and cleaned, it is hung as a full or half carcass. Primal (large distinct sections) or sub primal cuts, such as strip loins, rib eyes, and sirloin, are placed in a refrigerator … [Read more...] about Dry Aged Beef. A sublime meal experience.
I came across this lovely recipe on facebook this week. Sorry I have not been able to find the original post :( ( I really MUST learn to click "save" on these posts ) Anyway the recipe was for Turkey Mince burgers with Feta and Pesto. I thought they sounded nice, but did not think too much about it. When we were out shopping this week I noticed that Turkey Mince was on sale for $5.00 for a 500g tray. $10per kilo is the upper limit we like to spend on meat normally, but we thought we … [Read more...] about Turkey Burgers with Pesto
Welcome to my blog. I have long admitted to having Champagne taste on a Beer budget, and I have discovered many ways to live the life I want on sometimes very little money. Whether by earning a bit of cash on the side, or just getting great deals on the products and experiences that make up life in general. I have found that the niceties of life can usually be found with some creative thinking and female ingenuity. What sort of things? My "Champagne taste" extends itself to most areas of my … [Read more...] about How I live a champagne lifestyle on a lite beer budget.
Here is something to think about. We all have different ideas as to what constitutes a good food budget. It, of course is dependent on the type and amount of food we buy. While browsing the net for nutrition guidelines, I came cross the Australian Government's " Eat for Health" website. The site has the (current) official dietary guidelines. It lists some sample menu plans for Men, Women and Children, as well as a really good guide to what makes a "serve" of various foods. As an … [Read more...] about How much “should” your food budget be??
I promised here a little while back that I would post our bulk meat shop from Meat City. We venture down the highway for the 50km drive because of the consistently low prices and great quality. We do a big stock up once every 3 or 4 months. If you are reasonably local, do have a look at Meat City's website and sign up to receive their weekly specials. (I am in no way affiliated with Meat City other than being a regular customer) This trip's buy produced the following. All of which goes … [Read more...] about Bulk meat buying at Meat City.