Saturday, December 25, 2010

Happy Christmas!

Last night I made a couple of quiches to take to each of the family gatherings this weekend. This morning, as I was loading into the car a bag of goodies (pavlova with home-grown berries, a box of cherries, and a quiche) I managed to drop the quiche. The pyrex dish shattered, and the quiche was history. Lucky I had made two, I guess! But this one didn't go to waste:
The chooks had eaten the whole thing by the time we got home. Is it wrong to feed chickens their own eggs?

Also tonight I managed to catch a couple of daylily flowers open.  A few have opened over the last week, but they've closed before I got to them.
This is one that I bought at the Macedon Plant-Lovers Market in September. Unfortunately the labels have faded/washed off/been eaten, but I'm pretty sure this one is "Huckleberry Candy". Isn't it beautiful?

Hope your day has been happy and peaceful, with no worse disasters than my quiche!

4 comments:

  1. the chookies had a good chrissie, lucky for them. no, not wrong, a new form of concentrated recycling.
    beautiful day lily, very candy-like. are you on acreage? cheers, k.

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  2. Happy Christmas, Vireya!
    I had the unhappy situation of having to get a man to deal with some bees which had taken up residence in a wall cavity... :( I enjoyed your bee story.
    Blessings,
    Anne.

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  3. Oh dear!! Sounds like the chooks didn't have any ethical considerations about their diet. Does that mean the pavlova survived the crash?

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  4. No acreage here, Kaite, just suburban blocks. I agree that this was recycling - and eggs have all the ingredients chooks need to produce more eggs.

    Thanks, Anne. Bees in the wall does not sound like fun.

    TT - pav was fine - phew!

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