France may be the home to over 500 cheeses but I don’t often see any that are smoked.
Maybe it’s because the preference seems to be for soft cheeses….
The other day, at my favorite Grand Frais, I found a Corsican smoked sheep’s milk cheese.… Continue reading.....
The other day I thawed chicken breasts to cook on the grill for dinner.
Then it turned cold and windy and rainy….
I decided an oven dish was more in tune with the weather.
I googled chicken and potatoes to see if I could come … Continue reading.....
We had 2 beautiful weeks of spring / summer weather.
The ground dried out, the grass grew, the trees leafed out…. It was lovely.
But the forecast for the month that I look at had this weekend being cold, wet and miserable.
It was right.… Continue reading.....
I decided it was time to make a quiche.
I haven’t been making them lately…. partly because I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables.
I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables because I had a plethora of spaghetti squash to get through.
I like that word…. plethora. … Continue reading.....
I’ve made a lot of quiche over the years. Some with a rice crust and, more recently, many with a shredded potato crust.
I’ve never made a quiche with a pastry crust and I’ve never made the most traditional of all quiche: Quiche Lorraine.
The … Continue reading.....
My supermarket is being remodeled.
Admittedly it was looking rather tired and could use the work but does remodeling also have to involve rearranging?
Yes, I understand the marketing wisdom of moving everything around so that shoppers can’t go directly to pick up what they … Continue reading.....
Usually I use part yogurt and part milk for the filling in a quiche.
Someone, who shall remain nameless, did not replenish the Greek yogurt supply….
I used all milk.
I have no idea if it was the milk, the tomatoes, or just the will … Continue reading.....
We get lovely, thin turkey cutlets here which is what I used for the quiche.
When we lived in the US I remember getting turkey tenderloin (which I cannot get here) but not the cutlets. Use whatever you can get or substitute chicken breasts.
I … Continue reading.....