Baked beans are not something that one finds on this side of the pond.
We have some great bean dishes: Cassoulet, and Mogettes de Vendee, but nothing like the traditional Boston Baked Beans. (I made them once, for a French community picnic…. A few people were brave enough to take a forkful, but that was it).
Mon mari likes pasta…. But it’s a challenge for him to gauge the insulin right. After many, many attempts at figuring out why sometimes his blood sugar goes very high and other times low, we’ve just accepted the mystery and limit the pasta.
First: Those of you who keep fruit bowls on the counter take note: today I learned that you cannot put kiwifruit and clementines in the same bowl. The kiwifruit cause the clementines to turn to a moldy, mushy mess. I don’t know why. The kiwifruit were fine and only the fruit that was touching was effected. … Continue reading.....