Red Wine Creme


Prep time: 20 mins     Cook time: 40 mins      Total time: 60 mins

Serves: 5

I learned this recipe from a Chilean friend.


1 cup red wine

1 cup sugar

2 egg whites


• Boil the wine and sugar in small pot for 40 minutes until it thickens.

• When the time is up, pour the mixture into a water bath for a few minutes to cool.

• In a bowl, whip the 2 egg whites for about 4 to 5 minutes until small peaks form.

• Pour the wine mixture slowly into eggs, whipping as you go.

• Serve with sliced apples, bananas or walnuts.

Water bath — place a stainless steel bowl into another container which contains cold water and ice. This stops the cooking process immediately.

Update On Quaker


Last night after tagging Quaker, we put him into the pen with the rest of the ducks. This morning when I woke up to get the boys ready for school, I stepped outside to find that we had frost last night.

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Tikigiaksaigusik Festival March 16-18, 2017

SONY DSCOnce again it’s that time of year. — time for a local festival in Rigolet (the most southern Inuit community in the world) to celebrate Inuit culture and to get people out of the house for some fun.

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In the first days of December, one of our ducks hatched seven ducklings. All is fine with these lovely birds as the mother is amazing. But in the New Year another mother duck hatched seven ducklings. With in a day, six of the seven were dead. She did not take care of her babies like the other mother had……click here for full story.

My First Post

Angela’s post today on washing machines reminded me of one of the many survival skills I learned from my mother-in-law a woman with many talents. She was known as Aunt Susie.

Moving to a cabin for the salmon fishery (transhumance of people and their animals) was a new experience in itself.

I knew about scrub boards. My Mom had one from the days before she could buy a washing machine, it would have been a day busting wringer washer.

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