Summer Squash with Bacon & Onion; spider season

Squash with Bacon

It was pointed out to me the other day that one of our favorite recipes was on my website (Thyme for Cooking) but not on this blog. How could that be? I looked. They were right. I can’t believe I have never posted this. I shall now rectify the situation. I should add that even … Continue reading…

Rutabagas with Bacon and Onion; night duty

Rutabagas & Onions

I can buy vegetables again ! Well…. I always could buy them, there was just no point when I had so many left in the cave from summer. Now that we have eaten the last of the winter squashes, I get to indulge in things like cauliflower and red cabbage and rutabagas. I love rutabagas. … Continue reading…

Baked Tomato with Bacon & Onion; August skies

Baked Tomatoes

For the better part of 3 weeks I was closing windows and shutters to keep the heat out. For the last 2 days I’ve been closing them to keep the cold out. Maybe later in the week we’ll have a few days when the temperature is ‘just right’. After refusing to turn the oven on … Continue reading…

Bacon & Butternut Squash Strudel; new toy

Bacon and Butternut Squash Strudel

I’m down to 7 butternut squashes and 2 big pumpkins. Guapa is helping now. After her bout with an intestinal upset I didn’t feed her for 18 hours. I had intended it to be 24 but I couldn’t hold out against that pleading look any longer. Then I gave her the recommended white rice. Turns … Continue reading…

Turkey Cutlets with Bacon and Cheese

Turkey Cutlets with Bacon

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 … Continue reading…

Bacon Stuffed Onions; rats

Grilled Onion

One hears a lot of discussion now about diet….. Not about the actual plan of gaining or losing weight, but about what people will and will not eat. I use the word ‘will’ rather than ‘can’ because part of the, occasionally strident, discussions are about people claiming to have a food allergy and / or … Continue reading…