I cannot part with certain oldies because they are truly goodies.
Happily the avocado appliances have long worn out and been replaced with stainless steel!
There are a few reminders of days gone by that I unearth every so often when I go foraging in the dark recesses of the cupboards.
I have a twinge that stops me in my tracks a startling reminder of my youth when I spy these pieces. I marvel at how much water has gone under the bridge!
Older, wiser, and a wee bit wizened...
Lavender freshly picked and popped into this circa 1970's pottery vase.
Mr. HB and I were married in 1974 and this teak salad bowl was our first wedding gift.
It has a few bumps and scratches
but considering how many salads we have served in it since '74
it is remarkable that it exists today at all!
Crisp romaine lettuce washed, spun and torn...
the beginning of a great easy peasy meal.
a Humble Bungalow staple.
I use a Braun whisk to blend this in a tall container.
I have one by Baumix called ZauberStab
it is like many that come with the Braun whisk.
Whatever you use it must be taller and slimmer or you'll end up
spattered with olive oil
trust me on this!
I dress the salad just before serving and often omit the croutons.
I had bowls of the stuff and kept it until it got truly dusty and musty.
Today I throw a few rose petals in a bowl after the current rose bouquet starts to droop
and leave the scent to waft about the room.
What relics from your past do you have in your possession
that you cannot bring yourself
to part with?