My East Rand Blog

The Wild Diet

The Wild Diet The Wild Diet: First of all,  the creator of The Fat-Burning Man Show shares his revolutionary Paleo-inspired weight-loss program.   Every month, half a million visitors download The Fat-Burning Man Show. All are eager...

Bucatini with pesto sauce and sweet potatoes

Bucatini with pesto sauce and sweet potatoes

Bucatini with pesto sauce and sweet potatoes Ingredients: 1/2 cup Flat-leaf parsley, fresh 2 Onions 1 clove Garlic 4 cups Kale 2 tsp Lemon, zest 1 Red onion, medium wedges 2 Sweet potatoes, large 12...

The Anxiety Toolkit

The Anxiety Toolkit

The Anxiety Toolkit The Anxiety Toolkit: Do you overthink before taking action? Are you prone to making negative predictions? Do you worry about the worst that could happen? Do you take negative feedback very...

Red hot pokers

Red hot pokers

Red hot pokers Red hot pokers: First of all, tall, dramatic red-hot pokers create architectural impact in sunny gardens. The bold spikes of brilliantly colored tubular flowers are set among sword-shape leaves. Most varieties...

Coffee cake

Coffee cake

Coffee cake Ingredients: 375 ml cake flour 15 ml baking powder 5 ml salt 15 ml coffee powder, instant 5 ml ground cinnamon 5 ml mixed spice 3 eggs separated 180 ml white sugar...

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights: First of all, this story is a wild, passionate story. It is a story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff. Heathcliff is a foundling...

Duranta gheisha girl flowers

Duranta gheisha girl flowers

Duranta gheisha girl flowers Duranta gheisha girl flowers: Duranta flowers need full sun to attain the beautiful coloured foliage, but will also grow well in a partly shaded area. Small blue flowers with orange...

Chocolate marshmallow fudge with nuts

Chocolate marshmallow fudge with nuts

Chocolate marshmallow fudge with nuts Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup margarine or butter 1 can evaporated milk (5-fluid oz) about 2/3 cup 1 packet mini marshmallows 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1/2...

Winning

Winning

Winning Winning:  First of all,  Jack Welch knows how to win.   During his forty-year career at General Electric, he led the company to year-after-year success around the globe, in multiple markets, against brutal...

How to grow verbena plants

How to grow verbena plants

How to grow verbena plants How to grow verbena plants: Verbena plants contain about 250 species of annual and perennial herbaceous or semi-woody flowering plants. The majority of the species are native to the...

Vegetarian spinach stew

Vegetarian spinach stew

Vegetarian spinach stew Ingredients: 750 g spinach leaves 1 green pepper 1 onion 15 ml curry powder 5 ml peri peri powder 45 ml cooking oil 2 potatoes diced in small pieces Sea salt...

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle The Story of Edgar Sawtelle:  Born mute, Edgar must leave his idyllic Wisconsin farm after tragedy strikes. Accompanied by three dogs, he comes of age while fighting for survival...

Rhododendrons are easy to grow

Rhododendrons are easy to grow

Rhododendrons are easy to grow Rhododendrons are easy to grow:  First of all, these plants may be easy to grow, but do have specific requirements. Choose a site in your garden with dappled shade....

Malva pudding served with cream

Malva pudding served with cream

Malva pudding served with cream Ingredients: 125 ml castor sugar 15 ml apricot jam 5 ml cinnamon 3 ml nutmeg 250 ml Flour 1 egg 5 ml baking powder 5 ml bicarbonate of soda...

Two Rivers

Two Rivers

Two Rivers Two Rivers: Tammy Greenwood’s new novel is a powerful, haunting tale of enduring love, destructive secrets, and opportunities that arrive in disguise . . . In Two Rivers, Vermont, Harper Montgomery is...

Landscape your garden with prairie grass

Landscape your garden with prairie grass

Landscape your garden with prairie grass Landscape your garden with prairie grass:   Keep in mind that you will need to cut back ornamental grasses in early spring. Therefore there will be a month...

The New One Minute Manager

The New One Minute Manager

The New One Minute Manager The New One Minute Manager: This book is a revised edition of the timeless business classic. First of all,  this book has been updated to help today’s readers succeed...

Snowdrops can brighten a landscape dramatically

Snowdrops can brighten a landscape dramatically Snowdrops can brighten a landscape dramatically: Plant these bulbs in late summer for an early spring display. Snowdrops are usually the first flowers to appear, brightening a dreary...

Mixed tomato egg and herb salad

Mixed tomato egg and herb salad

Mixed tomato egg and herb salad Mixed tomato egg and herb salad: First of all,  vegetarian dishes do not have to be boring. There are plenty of vegetables  that can be mixed together to...

Redemption's Edge

Redemption’s Edge

Redemption’s Edge Redemption’s Edge:  After losing everything, Dax seeks a fresh start as a Texas Ranger. When tragedy brings him to Montana, he meets Rachel. Rachel is a a nurse scarred by her memories...

Corn fritters for breakfast

Corn fritters for breakfast

Corn fritters for breakfast Ingredients: 20 g can of corn kernels, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup plain flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh chives 2 green onions, finely chopped 2...

Beyond Grace's Rainbow

Beyond Grace’s Rainbow

Beyond Grace’s Rainbow Beyond Grace’s Rainbow: When young single mother Grace Devlin is diagnosed with cancer her best chance of survival is to find a bone marrow transplant. But with her young son Jack...

Torch ginger plants are hardy

Torch ginger plants are hardy

Torch ginger plants are hardy Torch ginger plants are hardy:  First of all, torch ginger plants with flowers may reach 20 feet in height. So, due to the large height,  growing torch ginger in...

Beef stew with dumplings

Beef stew with dumplings

Beef stew with dumplings 750 g stewing beef 30 ml steak and shops spice 1 onion chopped 30 ml Oil 1 beef stock pots 250 ml red wine 750 ml hot water 4 potatoes...

The Crane Curse

The Crane Curse

The Crane Curse The Crane Curse: In Leeds Point shape shifters are common place. But are they behind the recent kidnappings and murders? Charming the Alpha When curvy Hannah Crane is startled by a...

Kalanchoe plant care

Kalanchoe plant care

Kalanchoe plant care Kalanchoe plant care:  Kalanchoe plants are thick leaved succulents that are often seen in florist shops or garden centers. Most end up as potted plants.  These pots can be displayed around...

The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall

The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall

The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall The Secrets of Roscarbury Hall:   Secrets cannot last forever in this heartfelt debut novel. It is a UK bestseller and contemporary Philomena story. In a crumbling mansion in a...

Growing Cape gooseberries

Growing Cape gooseberries

Growing Cape gooseberries Growing cape gooseberries: First of all, the Cape gooseberry is related to tomatillo, ground cherry and husk tomato. All in the genus Physalis.   Brazil is believed to be where Cape...

Pilchard and spinach bake

Pilchard and spinach bake

Pilchard and spinach bake Ingredients: 400 g can Lucky Star Pilchards in Tomato 1 bunch spinach, washed, trimmed and chopped Oil for frying 1 onion, finely chopped 112 g fat-free chunky cottage cheese Black...