I’m Alive! (Or Paper Chef #23 nominations open)

OK – I know nobody was worried, but it HAS been a long time since I last posted. And once again, it is guilt that makes me. I love the Paper Chef and I have neglected it sorely. I think last month was the first month I have missed one without even a notice of what was going on…

Anyway – this time around we are going to do a lightning set up but give people over a week to do the challenge so that more people can take part despite the rigors of a holiday season. The theme – what else – celebration!

Right now all I ask is for ingredient nominations. The current list is:

Crab, Pork, Something you or a friend grew, White wine, Sour cream, Cheddar, Mushroom, Ramen Noodles, Edible flowers, Vermouth, soda pop (any kind), frog (legs), coconut milk, wattleseed, broad/fava beans, ground meat (any kind), pomegranate, beef, lentils, ginger, maple syrup, apples, mace and something wild.

Remember – ONE nomination per person please, and keep them vaguely reasonable. Post them in comments below and I’ll close nominations early Friday AM US Pacific time.

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On a completely different note I now have to write about onion/mango/meyer lemon chutney making; wild mushroom-black lentil loaf; a new book from Heston Blumenthal; and lots, lots more that will never get done.

6 responses to “I’m Alive! (Or Paper Chef #23 nominations open)

  1. cranberries

  2. And welcome back from the dead!

  3. Culinarily Curious

    Okay, since Kevin took cranberries, I’ll say… ginger.

  4. chestnuts

  5. bubbles (as in sparkling drinks etc) is my nomination!

  6. I nominate meringue – as in any whipped egg whites, souffle, pavlova…

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