Barbecued Chicken Salad…and cave-drawing instruments

Go directly to recipe I have a book called "How To Repair Food" It's a well-written little book full of mostly useful and often humorous kitchen tips.  Useful: to revitalize stale bread: plunge an entire loaf (or rolls) into cold water for just an instant; then bake on a cookie sheet at 350F for 10 … Continue reading…

Allioli; Aioli…What’s in a name? An egg yolk!

Go directly to recipe One of the guys I played golf with in Andorra was Spanish.  Yeah, I played with the guys.  What can I say, I've always been one of the guys.  I'm just not a girlie-girl, although I can tie a scarf with the best of them (I am French, after all…see previous … Continue reading…

What time’s supper? ……or Composed Salad with Tuna

Go directly to recipe Living in other countries has taught me that, while there in an underlying humanism that binds us all together, it's the little things that can be so befuddling, particularly to the novice traveler! Something as simple as daily habits can leave people scratching there heads in bemusement, or, much worse, totally … Continue reading…

Mississippi Mud Cats, Irish Mussels and Moules Gratiné

Go directly to recipe Waterlife: the theme for this month's "Heart of the Matter", promoting healthy eating for a healthy life.  I'll let everyone else explain how incredibly good fish and shellfish are for us and our hearts, full of Omega 3 and 6, and all that.   I'm taking a stroll down memory lane. I … Continue reading…

Vegetables and Heart Healthy Living

Go directly to recipe This is my first time participating in this event but I could hardly pass up a chance to post about vegetables – not with the size of my garden! The event is being hosted this month by Joanna of Joanna’s Food with the recap living at The Heart of the Matter  … Continue reading…