This is my mother’s other cucumber salad.
Yes, she had two, which was rare for her as she normally had one recipe per food,
This one, I think, is probably more traditional from her German parents, with just the sugar and vinegar.
It’s also quicker … Continue reading.....
This is not my mother’s Tuna Salad.
She would have never put tomatoes in it. Both the pepper and celery would have been minced and even then only a small amount.
She might have been adventurous and added the olives but certainly not the white … Continue reading.....
My mother made the Thanksgiving turkey every year. She always made it with Sage Stuffing. For a stuffed 20 lb turkey and enough dressing to feed a dozen people she used a teaspoon or so of sage.
It could have been less. She was careful … Continue reading.....
This is a summer classic, loosely based on my mother’s recipe…. Which was her mother’s.
She used cream, I use yogurt but the taste is surprisingly similar.
She made cucumber salad several times each summer. So do I, although not always the same recipe.
She … Continue reading.....
It’s been hot here.
Apparently it’s been hot everywhere (almost).
Actually, I just read that, once again, our temperatures have broken a new record with this past July now being the hottest month ever.
Well done humans!
Back to the beignets….
Elle, of Feeding my … Continue reading.....
We were invited to an Auberge Espanol the other night…. aka a French potluck.
It was a mixed group of about 16 people – French, English, Belgian….
I was asked to bring Orange Cake with Orange Glaze, which I, of course, did… two of … Continue reading.....
It’s summertime and many a cooks’ thoughts turn to salmonella.
And most thoughts about salmonella center around eggs.
I was once told that more people die in Spain in the summertime from salmonella than from car accidents.
If you have ever driven in Spain you … Continue reading.....
I have always loved green beans. They are easily my favorite summer vegetable.
I especially loved the way my other fixed them. (Warning: unhealthy food disclosure to follow.)
First she fried a finely chopped onion in bacon fat. Knowing my mother it was probably a … Continue reading.....