We had this over pasta.
Had I been ambitious, I would have shredded the pork and added it to the sauce.
Mon mari added sambal oelek to his.
I didn’t do that either…..
Apparently I’m easy to please.
I stirred this after about … Continue reading.....
This post is about eating good, healthy foods while away at university but it applies equally well to everyone.
For those of us who have been out of school for longer than we care to admit – it;’s always good to have a nudge to … Continue reading.....
Can one turn orange from eating winter squash?
I’ve heard that one can turn orange from eating carrots….
Orange is not a good color for me.
When we lived in the US we used to buy whole turkey tenderloins, which we either roasted whole or … Continue reading.....
I still have 1 pumpkin, 4 spaghetti squash and 5 butternut squash left.
We’ve been eating one of the three almost every night since October.
I’ve given away 4 pumpkins and 3 spaghetti squash.
They would disappear faster if they weren’t all so big. We … Continue reading.....
My mother often cooked on a griddle.
She had a cast iron griddle that fit across the 2 front burners on her gas range. It was perfect for making pancakes.
But it was even better for frying potatoes and pork chops – a favorite dinner … Continue reading.....
After I got my first slow cooker I started googling recipes (of course).
I saw lots of recipes for delectable-looking lamb shanks.
On the cooking channel Jamie Oliver was making ‘tender, fall apart lamb shanks’.
I wanted lamb shanks….. Not that I had ever eaten … Continue reading.....
The horseradish that I buy here is mild…. very mild. I can eat it right out of the jar.
I have learned that the French palate is actually more wimpy than mine.
Except for the mustard which is always very, very hot.
Use horseradish according … Continue reading.....
Actually, they didn’t lick their elbows but they all said they wanted to….
Elbow-Lick Sandwich Bread has to be one of the more curious breads the Babes have grappled with.
It has sweet potatoes (although no two Babes used the same kind of sweet potato) … Continue reading.....
This recipes makes a lot of soup…. But we have a lot of pumpkins.
Our pumpkins are big and meaty and I’m running out of time. I’ve started leaving them on doorsteps and in front of gates….
I did a bit of googling for soup … Continue reading.....
Quick-cooking polenta makes a very easy side dish for a quick dinner.
If you have just a bit more time it makes cute single-serve timbales.
These slip out of the ramekins easily but still hold their shape making for a very pretty presentation.
The Caramelized … Continue reading.....