What do you think?
Wouldn’t an umbrella look lovely next to those two chairs mon mari just built?
I think it would.
The advantage of having our pool and deck on that side of the house is that it gets all of the afternoon sun.… Continue reading.....
This will be the last of the winter slow cooker recipes.
I’m ready to put away the slow cookers and have mon mari get out the barbecue grills.
It’s his turn to cook.
I had a strange thing happen with this recipe…. It cooked dry. … Continue reading.....
It’s been such a strange spring that I barely stopped cooking pumpkin and there is already asparagus in the markets.
In between, we did manage to eat a broccoli, a cauliflower and a Savoy cabbage.
When one cooks for two, both cauliflower and cabbage require … Continue reading.....
I planted my tomato seeds last week.
I have 16 little pots of red, white, yellow, green and orange tomatoes. I wasn’t able to find all of my favorites at the garden stores last year, thus the seeds.
Of the 16 plants: 3 are Roma … Continue reading.....
I am being punished for all the many times I have bragged about my colds only lasting three days.
This is Day 6 and there is no hope in sight.
I do not take chastisement well.
I have, however, watched every episode of Somebody Feed … Continue reading.....
This is a re-post – although I made it for us just last week.
We’re rather fond of this dish…..
As I am ‘not feeling 100%’ as the Brit’s would say I decided to do an easy recipe.
Shrimp with a Greek flavor: tomatoes, dry … Continue reading.....
This is another recipe who’s origins are lost in the mists of time.
I made it with traditional ‘white’ cabbage when we lived in the US but now I use green or Savoy cabbage – because that is what I can get.
One of the … Continue reading.....
I originally made this with beef when we lived in the US.
Since we’ve lived on this side of the pond, after a few failed attempts, I started using veal.
Now that I’ve found a great butcher I might try beef again….
If you do … Continue reading.....
When we lived in the US we tended to have big parties with lots of people and lots of food.
Okay, maybe a bit of beer and wine, too.
They were the kind of parties where people nibbled and stood and talked.
Or, in summer, … Continue reading.....
I just booked tickets to Tangier this week so how appropriate to have the Babes baking a Moroccan flatbread!
I will do my best to taste all breads while I’m there…. promise.
In the meantime, there is Ksra.
Kelly, of A Messy Kitchen, and … Continue reading.....