I’ve mentioned a few hundred times that I don’t buy pork chops.
The French like them thin; we prefer thick.
Instead I buy a whole pork loin and slice ‘boneless chops’ myself.
Because this is France the loin is tied tightly when I buy it. … Continue reading.....
Grilled chicken doesn’t have to be smothered in barbecue sauce to be good.
Sometimes, especially when it’s hot, lighter is better.
Capers, tarragon and lemon add lots of flavor to simple chicken breasts, but with a lighter twist.
The chicken is marinated for just 15 … Continue reading.....
I miss bagels.
I used to buy them often from our local supermarket when we lived in the US. They had a great bakery and one could buy a sack of mixed bagels. I would get a few sweet (cinnamon, honey, etc.) to slice and … Continue reading.....
This is it…. The last salad of the season.
We’ve had a good crop of lettuces this year and have been eating salads almost non-stop for over a month. But all things must end and this is the end of our salads.
To be honest … Continue reading.....
We had pasta last weekend.
We love pasta but we don’t have it often. When we do we like to make it worthwhile.
Again, one of our old favorites that I haven’t made in years. It was as good as we remembered.
The … Continue reading.....
Looking for an easy, no-cook dinner?
Nothing in this salad requires cooking or even much in the way of prep work….
Except the dressing but that almost makes itself.
Once, maybe twice during the summer I can convince mon mari to eat tuna.
This is … Continue reading.....