This is the last of the outdoor cooking recipes of the season.
I had planned on posting it before we left but life got in the way,
Think of it as a last chance to use the grill if you get a day or week of warm weather.
Or roast the pork or save the recipe for next year.
We … Continue reading.....
My sister-in-law and I spent a week in Rome while the 2 brothers (nos maris) got special bonding time together in Madrid.
Then we all met up in Tangier along with the rest of the clan.
After a week in Tangier half went back across the pond; half came home with us.
One of our son’s favorite side dishes is … Continue reading.....
Actually, more of us are back than left as son, nephew and sister-in-law came back with us.
That means I went from not cooking for 2 weeks to cooking for 5.
I was prepared, however…. Knowing me as well as I do, I planned a menu and made a shopping list before I left. The best part was … Continue reading.....
Is there anything more representative of fall days than the aroma of an apple pie baking?
I don’t make pies – and an entire apple pie would be a lot for 2 people (although, somehow, I think we’d manage….).
But individual Apple Tarts or Little Apple Pies are perfect.
Made with purchased puff pastry they are easy and … Continue reading.....
My mother loved to bake. She particularly loved to bake pies.
I remember her glancing at the clock on a Sunday morning, seeing that she had a spare 15 minutes and saying – great, I have enough time to bake a pie!
She did not, however, like to teach.
I never learned how to make pie crust, aka shortcrust pastry.… Continue reading.....
We love stuffing vegetables of all types, but particularly peppers.
The filling for these comes from one of our favorite meatball recipes Meatballs with Preserved Lemon that I have been making before we ever went to Morocco.
If you like more heat – add more spices or you favorite hot sauce
Use any color peppers you like for this but … Continue reading.....
This is it.
The last summer squash / zucchini / courgette post of this season.
Frankly, I’m getting tired of eating them and cooking them and am very happy to switch to the winter squashes.
Which reminds me….
I was chatting with family the other day and my s-i-l was saying that my brother, once again, wanted pizza … Continue reading.....
Most people cannot resist bacon and cheese.
I cannot resist a white wine / yogurt sauce.
As the weather cools and the cooking returns to the kitchen, my thoughts turn to our favorites.
We have all winter to think about healthy….
The turkey cutlets we get here are so versatile.
They are big, so I normally buy 2 cutlets and … Continue reading.....