Pork tenderloins are great for stuffing. They’re easy to slice open and cook in 30 minutes or less.
They don’t take a lot of stuffing, just enough to add flavor..
I stuffed this with mushrooms.
They kind of oozed out the top, which was fine … Continue reading.....
We both love barbecued ribs but I don’t make them often.
They’re a bit like sweet corn here: rarely seen and when they are seen, rarely look like something I want to buy.
In the last year or two that has been changing, slowly.
Well, … Continue reading.....
In case you were thinking that all I served for dinner the other night was Carrot Cake and Lemon Bars….
For the main course I served Brined Pork with Oven Roasted New Potatoes.
Brining keeps meat moist and tender during cooking and is particularly … Continue reading.....
Everyone has a favorite barbecue sauce.
This is mine.
Even when I lived in the US, with all of the bottled sauces available, I made my own.
The recipe has changed over the years, based on taste and availability of ingredients.
And it varies depending … Continue reading.....
Okay, here's a photo of mon mari's clean and tidy barn.
It's been like this all of one day and it won't last. but we have a photo record of it.
The toilet is not an integral part – it will be installed in … Continue reading.....
Touring Italy, eating pasta…. Old story; new recipe
I was installing a computerized ordering system in the old Nankin, downtown Minneapolis. (It's no longer there, so I can name names….)
This was a classic Chinese restaurant: high vaulted ceilings; the walls a vivid … Continue reading.....
Why would anyone want to make lasagna in their dishwasher?
Why would anyone want to see how many people can be packed into a Volkswagen?
Or crammed into a phone booth?
Are there still phone booths?
There are still public phones in France, both pay-phones … Continue reading.....
Once again I am without part of my kitchen.
I am not pleased.
It would appear that I have seriously offended the kitchen gods.
First the fan on my oven burst into flames.
We replaced it.
Then it started smoking.
We hauled the thing back … Continue reading.....