How’s you’re zucchini crop doing?
I normally pick them small to keep the crop under control but, occasionally, I let them get a bit bigger so mon mari can cook them on the grill…. His favorite way of having zucchini.
Normally, he just drizzles them with olive oil and sprinkles a little Parmesan on top.
Sometimes I can convince him to add some barbecue flavor.
Mon mari says “they are done when they start to sag in the middle and they have brown grill marks on them”.
You can put them in a basket, but he does them directly on the grill.
Barbecued Zucchini (Courgette)
Total time: 20 minutes
- 1 medium zucchini, about 10 inches (25cm)
- 1 tsp Dijon-style mustard
- 2 tbs ketchup
- 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tbs olive oil
- In small bowl mix all ingredients except zucchini.
- Slice zucchini into 1/2 inch thick rounds. Do not peel first.
- Put rounds onto a plate and spoon a bit of sauce onto each side.
- Place directly onto grill of barbecue. Grill just until soft and starting to brown, 10 – 15 minutes, turning once.
- Remove and serve.
First: I was going through my scarves the other day…. I live in France; scarves are almost mandatory.
Anyway, I love scarves, especially interesting, unique scarves. If you do, too, let me pass on a site: Sacred Silks.
This isn’t an ad, just some info.
I’ve had a few of her scarves for years and, when I ran across one the other day I was curious. I wondered if she was still doing them.
She is, and her line has expanded. Her designs are based on ‘sacred sites’ – Notre Dame, St, Paul’s Cathedral, etc. If you like scarves, have a look. Nice when someone you know (albeit slightly) succeeds.
Second: We were shopping today…. Just the usual: food, dog treats, etc. We left the girls happily on their beds, with their favorite peanut butter kongs.
When we came home it was strangely quiet; no excited barking when I got out of the car.
I opened the door and there were no dogs running to greet me.
Then I heard yelping and barking and crying coming from the dining room.
The dining room door was closed.
When I opened the door I was attacked by two frantic, terrified dogs.
They had been shut into: A. Room. That. Is. Not. Allowed.
They jumped and cried and ran in circles. It took me about 5 minutes to get them calmed down enough to let them outside.
I’m guessing that they spotted a lizard or a spider or something running in the dining room, went in to investigate and the wind blew the door shut, trapping the guilty pair in their transgression.
They had very sound naps this afternoon.
Third: Does everyone in the U.S. have a Starbucks coffee every day? And are they expensive? I keep having various services being touted as ‘no more than your daily coffee’.
The implication is that I can surely afford this service for my blog or that enhancement for my website for the paltry sum of 100 dollars a month because I already spend that much on coffee.
Do people really spend 1200 dollars a year on their morning coffee?
Is 100 dollars a month really a paltry sum?
Apparently, I’ve been living in the middle of nowhere, without a salary, for too long.
I believe I am now, officially, ‘out of it’.
And that’s the extent of my rambling for this day.