Warning: there are more than the usual number of photos in this post.
Just thought you should know.
I’m not sure if ‘Wonderful Leg of Lamb’ is actually the name of this dish but it was the best I could do with the help of Google translate.
The recipe is in Icelandic.
It’s from an Icelandic magazine.
I don’t read … Continue reading.....
Apple Bread with Cider & Calvados.
First things first…. What is the difference between apple juice and apple cider?
If you live in the US apple juice is made from pressing apples, then removing all the bits, pasteurizing it and bottling it for long shelf life. It may or may not be sweetened.
Apple cider starts … Continue reading.....
Both of my freezers are full to bursting.
My stand-alone freezer is full of all the produce from my potager this summer.
The freezer that is half of my fridge is full to bursting with the lamb that we got before we left on our trip.
A leg (hind quarter) and / or a shoulder (front quarter) take up a … Continue reading.....
One could also call it ‘clean out the fridge and garden’ but that’s a bit long. Chicken, Chard and Mushroom Lo Mein is descriptive enough.
That’s the great thing about stir-fries (and Lo Mein is basically a stir-fry with noodles) – one can use any vegetable that happens to be lurking.
Before I get to the recipe….. While I was … Continue reading.....
This is the last of the outdoor cooking recipes of the season.
I had planned on posting it before we left but life got in the way,
Think of it as a last chance to use the grill if you get a day or week of warm weather.
Or roast the pork or save the recipe for next year.
We … Continue reading.....
My sister-in-law and I spent a week in Rome while the 2 brothers (nos maris) got special bonding time together in Madrid.
Then we all met up in Tangier along with the rest of the clan.
After a week in Tangier half went back across the pond; half came home with us.
One of our son’s favorite side dishes is … Continue reading.....
Actually, more of us are back than left as son, nephew and sister-in-law came back with us.
That means I went from not cooking for 2 weeks to cooking for 5.
I was prepared, however…. Knowing me as well as I do, I planned a menu and made a shopping list before I left. The best part was … Continue reading.....
Is there anything more representative of fall days than the aroma of an apple pie baking?
I don’t make pies – and an entire apple pie would be a lot for 2 people (although, somehow, I think we’d manage….).
But individual Apple Tarts or Little Apple Pies are perfect.
Made with purchased puff pastry they are easy and … Continue reading.....