Heinz Baked Beans made landfall earlier this week ending a one-year, culinary state of emergency.
Desperate times call for desperate measures and, throughout this painful period, entire Facebook groups were obsessed with discussing little else.
There was even famously a 'Blind Bean Tasting Event' held, where passionate bean eaters were blindfolded and fed a variety of different brands, only for genuine Heinz beans to be immediately identified by every taste testers.
There's something magical about Channuka in Israel.
I love the ritual of public candle lighting in obscure like the supermarket, and the bank, and the way customers and passersby stop to sing and join in.
I love how this happy holiday coincides with the newly, vibrant green fields, street verges and parks.
And I love the sense of a week-long party as people host, and are hosted, at joyful, candle-lit get-togethers.
Real meals fall by the wayside this week as everyone
Waste not....want not.
I'm the last person in the world who can be accused of hoarding, and regularly purge my home of clothes, shoes, handbags, and homeware, without a second thought.
When it comes to throwing out food, however, the lessons drummed into me by my Lithuanian grandparents kick in, and I just can't bring myself to do it.
So perfectly usable celery leaf scraps are transformed into soup, browning bananas make the ultimate chocolate banana loaf, a couple of l