Do you still have your grill out?
This is an easy side dish, with just a hint of sharpness from the mustard.
If you can get large, sweet onions, like Vidalia, they would be great here.
I used 2 red onions because that is what … Continue reading.....
Did I mention that I’ve been a bit bored with food blogging lately?
In the last nine years, between my blog(s) and sites I’ve posted somewhere between 1500 and 2000 recipes.
More often than not, now when I look at the chicken breasts or zucchini … Continue reading.....
I’m from the Midwest.
The potato salad I grew up with was made with boiled potatoes and mayonnaise (traditional American Potato Salad).
Occasionally, we would have one at the neighbor’s house that was made with a hot bacon dressing and pickles (German Potato … Continue reading.....
The debate (with myself) about using this nutrition calculator rages on.
My latest thoughts, after reading the comments and pondering while hoeing, is that this blog is not a nutrition blog or a diet blog or a weight loss blog.
It’s a healthy eating blog … Continue reading.....
This is my summer version of Potatoes Savoyard. It's cooked on the barbecue grill, wrapped in foil.
It's a favorite of mon mari and we have been making it often, every summer, for at least a million years.
Use sweet onions if you can … Continue reading.....
After such an intense, busy month it's hard to settle into normal life again.
Not that it will be normal any time soon…. As I sat down to type this, two 10lb puppies came racing down the hall to remind me that it's … Continue reading.....
We're in Italy – but here is the final bit on gardens – maintenance. And a new recipe.
An ode to the hoe.
Or how to maintain your garden, weed-free, the easy way.
There are two kinds of gardens.
1. A fresh, clean, new garden.
… Continue reading.....
Summer has arrived here in the Lot et Garonne.
I packed away my sweatshirts and winter jacket – for the third, and I hope last time until next winter.
It was hot yesterday.
So we hauled firewood.
It's a hard dirty job anytime … Continue reading.....
It wasn't poor old Sedi's hips that were causing her to not be able to stand Thursday evening.
She had a stroke.
I didn't know dogs had strokes! Or any animal other than we humans, for that matter.
After we carried her into the house … Continue reading.....
Once again I am without part of my kitchen.
I am not pleased.
It would appear that I have seriously offended the kitchen gods.
First the fan on my oven burst into flames.
We replaced it.
Then it started smoking.
We hauled the thing back … Continue reading.....