It’s a cake!
Yes, time for another cake.
I’ve recently baked two, actually, but I’ll post them one at a time.
This cake also involved the first butchering of one of my big blue pumpkins.
Details follow the recipe.
This cake is from the recipe, … Continue reading.....
The first time I made stuffed mushrooms they were filled with bacon and cream cheese.
That was the way I made them the 2nd through gazillionth time, too.
Why mess with a good thing, right?
Well, when one moves to a place that doesn’t have … Continue reading.....
One of the things I have missed since living on this side of the pond is easy access to good Mexican food.
Actually, I’d be happy with difficult access to mediocre Mexican food….
The best I can do is the Old El Paso section of … Continue reading.....
I have one more tomato soup recipe from this season. This one finished the bags of mixed tomatoes that I was peeling and freezing every day in September.
The nice thing about soup is that one can use up all of the odd bits lurking … Continue reading.....
There may be readers who doubt that I can do a recipe with only two ingredients.
They would be wrong.
Pommes Anna is a classic French dish that has only two ingredients: Potatoes, Butter.
It is truly wondrous what the French can do with only … Continue reading.....
I had a limited vegetable diet before I moved to this side of the pond: asparagus, beans, peas, corn, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, red & white kidney beans, rutabagas (a Norwegian thing)….
I ate pumpkin, of course, but only in pie.
Since I’ve lived here … Continue reading.....
I’ve posted this before – but ’tis the season and all so I thought I’d do it again.
For anyone looking for a quick, easy holiday dessert this is it….
As everyone knows, I don’t do pie crusts, therefor no pies, specifically, no pumpkin pie.… Continue reading.....
If I was trendy I would call this a ‘sheet pan dinner’.
I’m not trendy and I don’t have sheet pans.
For some reason, maybe because ovens here are small, sheet pans are not popular, One could say they are almost non-existent.
The cookie sheets … Continue reading.....
This is a classic Hungarian dish, modified for a quick, mid-week dinner using chicken breasts rather than a whole chicken.
I, of course, just used sweet paprika, but adding a tbs of hot paprika would be more traditional.
Or add a few hot peppers or … Continue reading.....
Usually stuffed peppers are topped with cheese.
I decided to put fresh mozzarella inside the peppers instead.
The recipe says ‘2 or 3 peppers’ because I have no idea how big your peppers will be. Sometimes they are huge and other times small…. Decide for … Continue reading.....