I had a few almost-finished jars of jam in the pantry, (does your household also suffer this problem? noone ever seems to want to finish the jar), so I made some Louise Cake. I've written about this before on the blog but the recipe link is no longer working. I used this one yesterday.
In other kitchen-related news (do you think I'll ever be able to use that line when I'm a 'real' reporter?), our old coffee plunger (french press) broke into pieces, so I bought this rather cheery red one. What it needed though was a little coat for these cold winter mornings. I had some wool fabric lying around, so I made this matching red tartan jacket. (I shared my pattern for this a while back.) I think of it as a coffee swanndri which always makes me smile. My Dad used to wear a blue one out on the farm.