A Farewell to Bonnie

She wasn’t supposed to be ours. We had just lost Emma and Sedi and were debating whether or not to get another dog. When we called our friend in Spain to let him know Emma had died (he had given her to us) he told us that Misty had just had a litter. The rest, … Continue reading…

Beef Stroganoff Stuffed Peppers; Dogs 1, Bunnies 0

Beef Stroganoff Stuffed Peppers

Traditional stuffed pepper recipes have one boiling the pepper halves in a large pot of water for 5 minutes (or so) before filling. This is the preferred method if the filling is going to be tomato based and topped with cheese but there is an easier way if the peppers are going to be finished … Continue reading…

Pimiento, Goat Cheese Custard Tart; birthday girls

Stuffed Pimientoes are common on the menus in Spain. Often they’re stuffed with a ground or very finely chopped mixture of fish, cream, egg and herbs. Well, we all know how fond mon mari is of fish…. We are, however, truly fond of both goat cheese and dry-cured ham. As to the garlic chives – … Continue reading…

Hunter’s Eggs, an interesting week and a falling snake

We love eggs…. But I can’t be bothered to make them for breakfast. Sometimes we have breakfast for dinner but more often I make eggs for starters. One can be a bit more creative with eggs in the evening. This is a variation on a Basque dish of peppers and tomatoes. It’s a simple dish, … Continue reading…