I have been making this bread every week for the last 20 years or so.
I first started making it around 1992 as that is the copyright date of the cookbook I found the recipe in: “Ireland – Grand Places, Glorious Food Cookbook”.
There are … Continue reading.....
The acorn squash are coming to an end and I’m starting to get creative with the last few.
This as much a guide / idea as an actual recipe. Little puff pastry tarts can be topped with anything and make a great first course.
Make … Continue reading.....
I love alliteration
As long as it’s real.
Even as a child I wanted to rip the sign down that advertised the ‘Koffee Kup Kafe’. What, ‘C’s weren’t good enough or clever enough?
I can barely type it even now…..
On to the … Continue reading.....
I did not add the crushed red pepper – just so you know.
Since I don’t eat it I have no idea how much should be added. I assume that those of you who do eat it know that sort of thing.
I ran across … Continue reading.....
I always buy at least two things in Spain: olive oil and sherry.
We can’t get sherry in France and olive oil is only available in small bottles. In Spain I buy 3 or 5 liter cans.
I also buy other stuff if I have … Continue reading.....
Now that the weather is cool the chard is coming back.
Some of the tomatoes are struggling to ripen but the Roma’s are thriving.
Also, now that the weather is cool, I’m willing to use my oven again.
As I can’t abide having anything go … Continue reading.....
Butternut squash are big.
Well, at least the ones I grow in my garden are big. They usually supply us with a vegetable side dish for 3 or 4 meals.
A little advance planning makes at least one of those easy.
You can either use … Continue reading.....
For 5 days i did relatively nothing.
I walked dogs a few times each day, I cooked dinner, I tidied up the kitchen, and the rest of the time I sat.
I took a knitting project with me (I always take a project of some … Continue reading.....