Happy Anniversary Babes!
It’s hard to believe, but this bodacious band of baking Babes have been baking bunches of bread and buns for 11 Years!
Apparently, recently, they have all been watching a lot of Netflix as well…. The Great British Bake-Off to be … Continue reading.....
In one of my few deviations from winter squash I bought Brussels sprouts.
The original purpose was for the Brussels Sprouts Salad.
For some reason only known to The Powers That Be, Brussels sprouts are one of two vegetables sold pre-packaged in my supermarket. (The … Continue reading.....
We love meatballs…. and paprika.
Mon mari like hot. spicy foods.
I like what one could call ‘flavorful’ foods.
With this dish we both get what we like…. The paprika adds enough spice flavors for me and mon mari gets to add his favorite sambal … Continue reading.....
I’ve never been particularly fond of fat. I like crispy bacon well enough, but I normally trim the fat from pork chops, lamb chops, grilled steak, etc.
I have two dogs that greatly appreciate these treats.
When we first started spending time in Spain I … Continue reading.....
Winter is not over yet – there is time for more soup.
I’m still putting pumpkin into anything and everything.
I love all soup. I particularly love the broth.
Mon mari likes most soup, but he usually eats the vegetables, noodles, etc. and leaves the … Continue reading.....
This is slow cooking without the slow cooker.
We love veal and love that it can be simmered gently on the stove-top for an hour and be falling-apart, fork tender.
And, yes, I know I’ve said it before but in order to stave off the … Continue reading.....
Saturday was Crêpe Day here in France…. more properly called La Chandeleur.
It’s a religious holiday celebrating the presentation of Jesus at the temple, and which was celebrated in 5th century Rome with a candlelit (chandelles) procession
But it’s really about the crêpes.
There … Continue reading.....
Did I mention I was getting creative with pumpkin?
They’re so big…..
They don’t look that big until I cut into them, They are almost solid flesh, The center cavity is only 3 of 4 inches across so a ten pound pumpkin produces a lot … Continue reading.....
The polar vortex descended on the Midwestern US this week causing record cold temperatures.
Here in France (and Europe) we’ve been experiencing our own bad weather – bad enough that it has a name: Storm Gabriel.
There have been damaging winds, driving rain and cold … Continue reading.....
Since harvesting our bumper crop of winter squashes I didn’t really feel like I should be buying other vegetables.
Then I found the perfect solution…..
We could have other vegetables as a first course.
We always have a first course on the weekends – no … Continue reading.....