This is the time of year I start breaking my self-imposed ban on not buying greens.
The sun comes out, the air finally starts to warm up and I want salad.
I still try to stay with what is in season, like spinach (great spring … Continue reading.....
It’s time to clean out the vegetable freezer.
It’s almost empty now, anyway. I usually defrost it around the first of March and turn it off until June when I start making soup from the excess spinach.
By September it’s so full I couldn’t squeeze … Continue reading.....
This is a re-post.
I’ve had a busy week.
I decided I was going to take the day off today, and skip my usual post.
Mon mari is home from the hospital but decided to make it an early night. I made his requested dinner … Continue reading.....
I don’t clean shrimp.
When I’ve attempted to, way back in the beginning of time when I worked in a restaurant, my hands would break out in hives.
I have no problems eating them but I do not clean them. (Which also means that I … Continue reading.....
Back in the beginning of time, when I was living the single life, I always tried to be prepared in case I invited someone back to my place after an evening out partying.
Prepared to whip up a decent meal, that is…. A night on … Continue reading.....
I did not add the crushed red pepper – just so you know.
Since I don’t eat it I have no idea how much should be added. I assume that those of you who do eat it know that sort of thing.
I ran across … Continue reading.....
I actually used both white and green asparagus in this dish, but, as they are cooked differently I only listed the green in the recipe.
We had white asparagus for the starter and we had too many…. so, after they were cooked (properly for white … Continue reading.....
We’re starting to see the last of the leeks.
They’re planted now and harvested in late winter / early spring.
Every year I tell myself to plant some. They’re easy to grow, but, if I planted them I would have to pay attention to my … Continue reading.....
I grew up in a very small town in the Midwest. Ocean fish / seafood were not part of my mother’s repertoire.
When I was old enough to work I got a job as a waitress at the (not ‘a’) local restaurant.
Every girl in … Continue reading.....
I love lemon.
Lemon loves fish.
This was great, even with dried winter herbs, but I look forward to doing it again with fresh tarragon and chives.
If we ever have spring…..