Today we had sunshine, rain, sleet, hail and high winds…. all repeated several times.
I know spring is coming. The calendar assures me it will be here soon.
And I found snow peas.
Savoy or green cabbage is leafier than the traditional white cabbage. It cooks quickly and is perfect if it retains a slight crunch.
It’s a great substitute for bok choy in Asian cooking.
Combining vegetables with rice (or pasta) makes an easy side dish.
Sub Gum Chow Mein.
Back in the beginning of time, when I was installing a computer system in a Chinese Restaurant, one of the items on the menu was Sub Gum Chow Mein.
I knew it was a Chinese American dish, rather than a … Continue reading.....
Stir-fries don’t have to have soy sauce or sesame oil or sherry.
They don’t have to be Chinese or Japanese or Thai.
Stir-frying is a method.
It’s a quick way to cook dinner, a great way to use leftovers and you can flavor the dish … Continue reading.....
We all know carrots are good for us….
They’re full of antioxidants, beta-carotene and vitamins plus they help fight cancer and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
So why are they such a neglected vegetable?
No one talks about carrots.
Everyone talks about chard and … Continue reading.....
When one has almost 5 lbs of asparagus one can afford to be creative.
After steaming and frying and roasting and grilling, serving it with butter or olive oil or lemon or Balsamic vinegar I decided to add meat.
Normally I put a variety of … Continue reading.....
In some fields it's required to maintain a license in order to work.
In some fields it's required to stay on top of changes; to be on the cutting edge.
And I suppose one could say that it's necessary to keep our brains … Continue reading.....
Yes, I’m still finding new ways with my never-ending butternut squash.
But first – we have actual, visible, easy-to-see proof that we worked last week.
Because he had to cut the sheet rock panels in half to get them upstairs, they were missing … Continue reading.....
As long as I an in the US, visiting family and having a wee holiday, I thought I would entertain you by reprinting:
The Saga of the Titre de Sejour, French Paperwork in 4-parts
Part V June 9, 2006
We are now the proud holders … Continue reading.....
It’s almost done.
One of the drawers needs adjusting….
And the towel bar will actually go on the wall rather than laying across the sink. (I didn’t notice it until I uploaded the photo.)
There are no shelves inside, yet….
But, all in all, … Continue reading.....