Grilled Turkey Rolls; canal ride

BBQ Turkey Rolls

My winter squash got powdery mildew; my red and brown onions are small; my white onions got black mold, and my tomatoes are late. But my sage has gone crazy! Last year it was pathetic and I planned on replacing it this year. It apparently sensed that decision and was determined to prove me wrong. … Continue reading…

BBQ Turkey Rolls

Tomato & Goat Cheese Salad; a simple dish

Tomato & Goat Cheese Salad

I was looking through some photos this morning, trying to work out some facts for myself. We all know that memory can be selective, mistaken, and warped by our own perceptions. Being an impatient person who is always in a hurry, I wanted to know if my garden recollections were correct. This year, for example, … Continue reading…

Tomato & Goat Cheese Salad

Grilled Potatoes & Carrots Dijon; the bike path

Grilled Potatoes & Carrots

Do you have a grill pan? We still have a couple of them, which is good because they are becoming harder to find. A grill pan is a pan that’s used for cooking vegetables on the barbecue grill. For me, the perfect grill pan is a cheap, aluminum, oblong cake pan. It’s not easy to … Continue reading…

Grilled Potatoes & Carrots

Ham & Artichoke Hearts Pasta Salad; beer festival

Ham & Artichoke Pasta

In addition to Old El Paso we have a great Italian section in our International Foods Aisle at my supermarket. Every supermarket has such an aisle and the choices are usually similar. One might have more British options (marmite and Typhoo tea) while another might have a greater selection from Spain (anchovy stuffed olives). They … Continue reading…

Ham & Artichoke Pasta

Shrimp & Summer Squash on Gnocchi; good deeds

Shrimp & Gnocchi

It’s that time of year when I look at my counter and decide how to combine what’s there into something edible. My tomatoes have finally started to ripen, albeit slowly. My summer squash are still producing, also slowly. To be honest, there’s not much moving with any speed around here, except the lizards….. In keeping … Continue reading…

Shrimp & Gnocchi

Stoner Babes! Bread Baking Babes play with pebbles

I mean to say that the Bread Baking Babes play with Persian Pebble Bread. It’s baked on a bed of pebbles, which are small stones. I’m not quite certain the size which determines the status of pebble versus stone, nor am I certain if it’s important. Wait – it would be important to your dentist. … Continue reading…

Filet Mignon with Onions; wildflowers

Grilled Filet Mignon

Grilled Filet Mignon is a special summer treat for us. So are onions from our garden. To some of you this would be Barbecued Filet Steak or Tenderloin or Tournedos…. As Shakespeare implied the name is not important nor is the term used to describe the cooking method. This is a steak cut from the … Continue reading…

Grilled Filet Mignon
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