or Happy Hanukkah
or Good Yule
or Happy Kwanzaa
or, or, or…..
Gosh this can get complicated….
Here are a few of the photos I’ve taken in recent years to help with the holiday spirit.
The carousel in the Christmas market, … Continue reading.....
Cliff Notes Version:
Up 2 hours before dawn for my state-ordered health exam. I wanted to be early.
I was 30 minutes late. We couldn’t find it.
Four hours of poking and prodding and I’m dismissed, it’s a sunny day, we head home.… Continue reading.....
There are days when I’m convinced that I’ve never been in a kitchen before.
I decided to make a Carrot Cake.
Believe it or not, I have never made a carrot cake.
I actually can’t remember the last time I made any kind of cake … Continue reading.....
Puff pastry makes wonderful ‘tarts’.
The asparagus and green garlic are blanched quickly first. Then it’s just assemble and bake, for an easy but impressive first course.
Asparagus and Green Garlic Tarts
Total time: 25 minutes
- 6 slim asparagus spears, roll cut into small
Salad season is starting.
I know, most of you probably eat salads all year long.
- We eat lettuce and spinach when they’re in season. For spinach that’s spring and fall; for lettuce, that’s late spring through mid-summer
- I’m not in the
Have you ever lost a favorite recipe?
Seems impossible in today’s environment, doesn’t it?
But this was a favorite before the internet.
I was just getting serious about cooking…. (It was probably a recipe from Bon Appétit – my favorite cooking magazine at the time.) … Continue reading.....
I love lentils.
I love small things (Not diamonds…. I like big diamonds. Never had a big diamond, but I’m pretty sure I’d like it.)
Back to the food (It’s been one of those days.)
I’m not sure where I first saw Beluga Lentils … Continue reading.....
Yes, I’m still playing with food.
I’m also trying to catch up on all the photos I took in the last few months that have been languishing in the ‘to be posted’ folder.
I decided I should make a clean start with the new year … Continue reading.....
This weekend I cleaned the house, found the Christmas decorations, decorated the house, and baked Christmas breads (cranberry and pumpkin).
After all that I needed comfort food.
I could call this Three Cheese Lasagne but Turkey and Leek sounds so much healthier, doesn’t it?