I'm avoiding the lure of pay day shopping, I don't want or need anything, other than some clogs, so I'm doing somethings slightly more productive - weeding. I've decided to share my mum's view about weeding, to see it as relaxing and as a focused task where the joy is only revealed afterwards. There is, of course, also the blossom to enjoy
and I found a little sign of life dropped into a flower bed yesterday
In similarly useful yet mundane tasks I made some crisps! I am a bit of a snacker but I'd never really thought about making snacks like this before, plus I am sick of having a bin full of crisp packets - most of them not mine, but collected from the front lawn or the beach. I simply spiralised two spuds, using the wide blade, putting the potato onto the spiky thing on the flatter side works best.
I tossed the would-be snacks in just under 1 tbsp of oil and some chip spice (2 parts paprika, one part garlic granules, one part onion salt) and spread them out onto a baking sheet. I experimented and did half on a tray without parchment paper/silicone mat and half with, my advice would be to use some kind of sheet/ paper/ silicone, it lead to far less sticking and associated scrubbing.
I cooked them for 7-8 minutes each side at 200C. Delicious!
It's all go around here.