Spring and fall are seasons of firsts and lasts in our kitchen.
This is the last risotto of the season, made with the last of the green asparagus and the first of the fresh herbs.
Because the weather has been typical of May (cold rain … Continue reading.....
Asparagus season is coming to an end.
I haven’t seen the lovely purple asparagus in two weeks and this week the green asparagus wasn’t available.
There were piles and piles of white asparagus, however, so we’re still okay for another week or too.
One … Continue reading.....
I decided to make these for dinner the other night.
I went on to my blog to grab the recipe and realized it didn’t have a print option.
To make life easier for me the next time I want to make them I decided to … Continue reading.....
Spring lamb, fresh asparagus, green garlic, new snow peas….. I love eating with the seasons!
This is more of a skillet dinner than a stir-fry.
I get slices of lamb cut from the leg that are about 1/2 inch thick and I cut them into … 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.....
Last post I had faux Thousand Island Dressing; this time it’s faux French Dressing
I have no idea what the history of French Dressing is but, trust me, no self-respecting French cook would ever put ketchup in their vinaigrette.
They don’t know what they’re missing.… Continue reading.....
Salad season has started.
It’s not often the salad season and asparagus season overlap, but this year it happened.
I planted lettuce sets at the end of March. Last year I planted 24 sets and the nematodes destroyed all but 5. The remaining 5 were … 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.....