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Pork Roast and Roast Potatoes. How Long Does a Good Meal Take?

PorkRoastPotatoes

We found a 750 gram (2 pound) boneless pork rib roast on sale at our local supermarket. She Who Must Be Obeyed said she wanted roast potatoes with gravy. This raised several problems:

• A pork rib roast has very little fat.
• Roast potatoes require fat to brown up.
• Gravy requires drippings to make a great gravy flavour. Continue reading Pork Roast and Roast Potatoes. How Long Does a Good Meal Take?

Oh No! Not My Tea!

Researchers at the University of Alberta have found levels of lead in teas that are dangerous to unborn babies. The levels were highest in teas from China. They opine that the pollution from burning coal has accumulated in the tea plants. They warn that as few as 3 cups could affect unborn babies.

The article does state that the levels are not likely high enough to affect adults.

I just can’t do without my cup of tea. Sigh, I guess I will have to look for teas from Ceylon or India.

The Old Fat Guy