Leg of Lamb, Roasted on Potatoes

Leg of Lam Prep

I remember discussing roasting with a British friend when we lived in Andorra. She said that she liked to put a pan with sliced potatoes in the bottom of the oven to catch the drippings. I gave her a blank look…. I couldn’t really comprehend what she was saying. She repeated it, and said the … Continue reading…

Sweet Potato Fries; T-Day dinner

Sweet Potato Oven Fries

Looking for an easy last minute dish for the holidays? You can make these Sweet Potato Fries in the oven after you take the turkey out to rest. Or you can skip the turkey…. These are so good I would be happy with just a big plate all to myself. Seriously, they’re like candy – … Continue reading…

Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Turkey Rice soup

The theme for Monday posts in November is Soup. We love soup. Well, I love soup… mon mari likes it. He’ll have a small bowl with his sandwich for lunch. I could eat soup for every meal, every day and be happy. I make 2 kinds of soup: first course or light soups which are puréed as … Continue reading…

Mushroom Rice Pilaf; change

Mushroom Rice Pilaf

I buy mushrooms in 8oz (250gr) boxes. That usually is enough for 2 or 3 recipes, depending on whether someone sneaks a few for a breakfast omelet. One can only be so stringent in monitoring the the kitchen. I am of the opinion that many things can be improved by the addition of a few … Continue reading…

Bread Baking Babes bake Panettone

The Babes celebrate the holidays with Panettone Well….. Most of them did. There are always 1 or 2 or 3 that march to their own drummer. But that’s what makes us Babes, right? Right??? Judy, of Judy’s Gross Eats (our host kitchen this month) decided it was time to get in the holiday spirit. She also … Continue reading…

Stuffed Turkey Rolls; priorities

Turkey Rolls

Stuffed Turkey Rolls with Ricotta & Olives. I don’t have a more colorful name. In the U.S , when they’re made with beef or veal, they’re called ‘Birds’. In France, if they’re made with veal they’re called ‘Paupiettes‘ which translates simply to ‘Rolls’. When they’re made with beef they’re called ‘Alouettes sans Tetes’ which translates … Continue reading…