Recipe of the week
Cheese and Vegetable Slice Ingredients: 2 cups firmly packed grated vegetables (eg. pumpkin, zucchini, carrot, sweet potato) 1 onion, grated 2 rashers bacon, finely chopped (optional)
1 and 1/2 cups grated Devondale Colby Cheese 2 tbsp SR flour 80g Devondale Original Butter, melted 8 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup Devondale Full Cream Milk 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 8 cherry tomatoes, halved Method: 1. Place all ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine evenly.
2. Pour mixture into a buttered and baking paper lined 20cm x 20cm ceramic baking dish or nonstick cake tin, stud with cherry tomato halves and bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 50-60 minutes or until golden and set. Rest for 15 minutes before slicing.
Hint: Save time by grating the vegetables and cheese in a food processor.
Serves: 6. Source: Devondale.
A Canadian zoo has landed itself in hot water after footage emerged online of one of its bears — a Kodiak bear named Berkley — being hand-fed an ice cream by a Dairy Queen drive-thru employee while riding in the passenger seat of a pickup truck! The video, posted by the Discovery Wildlife Park in Alberta, was meant to be educational, but was taken down after a barrage of criticism from the public and the owners are now facing charges from Canadian wildlife authorities for failing to apply for the necessary permit to take the bear outside of the zoo.
Can you work out the title of this new release film from the following clue?
Labyrinth sprinter: the remedy for the final human condition.
The way we were
10 years ago The McIvor Times, May 14, 2008 Heathcote police station will benefit from a $210,000 windfall to carry out improvement works, refurbishment and security upgrades. McIvor Neighbourhood House has been given a new lease on life following a recent makeover.
The Mia Mia community recently played host to Michael and Gwynne Duigan, descendants of famed home-grown aviators the Duigan brothers. The McIvor Times, May 12,
1993 The Heathcote Gold Joint Venture Project, which has its mine at Red Hill, has poured over 5,600 ounces of gold since the commencement of the mine works six months ago … According to the General Manager of the mine, Mr Chris Lee, about 26 people are working at the mine site to keep the operation going around the clock to process the ore being extracted from the pit which included the old Hirds Mine.
Progress Association members Ian Sutherland, Tom Jenkins and Brian Woodbridge were hard at work last week putting up the gazebo in the picnic area behind the Court House.
Toolleen Hotel is under the new management of owners Colin and Suzanne Munro. The couple have been making many changes to the hotel since their arrival in late February. The exterior walls have been sandblasted and returned to their original brickwork, while the pressed tin ceilings are being uncovered in several areas to bring back the character to the rooms … “The dining room will be called the Plough Inn. After the hotels original name,” Colin says, “and the bar is renamed the Speirs Bar, after the first owner John Speirs.” The couple moved here from Tocumwal…
Good food and good tennis (in that order?) were the hallmarks of last Wednesday’s social tennis day by the Heathcote Tennis Club to raise money for Margaret Coch- rane’s trip to the World Transplant Games. The McIvor Times, May 14,
1968 Representatives of all local churches met in the Presbyterian Sunday School Hall on 5th May to join in a welcome to the Right Rev. Rhys Millar, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria, who made an official visit to St. Andrews … Rev. Rhys Millar accepted an invitation to dedicate an inner door of the building in memory of the late Arthur Knight, of Tooborac.
McIvor Council decisions: At last Thursday’s meeting of the McIvor Shire Council … The President reported that he had inquiries from people regarding the rubbish tip at Knowsley, and Cr McLennan said they could be informed that the new tip area can be used immediately … Council decided to purchase a new Ford 6-ton truck at the quoted price of $2900 submitted by R. Latta of Heathcote.
The McIvor Times & Rodney
Advertiser, May 16, 1918 A very successful Social in connection with St. John's branch of the girls friendly society was held in the Budd Hall on the 21st. inst, Mr Hudson, who presided apologised for the absence of the Rev. Rogers who had to go to Melbourne. There was a splendid programme and competition, prizes being won by Miss A. Cooke and Mr Allen.
On Thursday evening last, a very large number of friends gathered at the residence of Mrs G. Thomson, to bid her and family farewell prior to their departure from this district, she, having disposed of her property at Tooborac Road. Mrs Thomson, who has resided in these districts for a great many years, intends to take up her residence at Healesville.