After the green asparagus showed itself briefly in March, then promptly disappeared, it reappeared in April.
However, even an abundance of green asparagus, which it wasn’t, does not, in the opinion of mon mari, allow it to be used in risotto.
Occasionally, if I have … Continue reading.....
I have made a few phyllo pies in the past but one could say that I did them ‘free form’…. not really paying attention to any traditions.
This time I decided to do it the proper way.
Probably the phyllo pie that is the most … Continue reading.....
I decided it was time to make a quiche.
I haven’t been making them lately…. partly because I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables.
I wasn’t buying any suitable vegetables because I had a plethora of spaghetti squash to get through.
I like that word…. plethora. … Continue reading.....
I made this with the leftovers from the Roast Cornish Hens.
It was either going to be in the risotto or mon mari‘s lunch…..
Well, we both won.
The recipe uses one chicken breast.
Did I mention that I’m enjoying buying … Continue reading.....
After having a day that was totally derailed I now have had two more.
But these were fun.
First…. the quiche.
I finally fixed the other half of our Christmas ham that had been languishing in the freezer. I did something I’ve never done before.… Continue reading.....
It’s asparagus season here.
Which is why there’s broccoli and yellow peppers in the stir-fry.
I didn’t realize asparagus season had started, you see, so I bought just regular, ordinary vegetables.
Mon mari loves asparagus.
He started going to markets, all by himself, in search … Continue reading.....
We’ve all (or at least most of us) had our share of frozen pot pies – usually chicken.
This is different.
For one thing it used up the rest of our holiday ham.
For the other I used purchased puff pastry and only for a … Continue reading.....
This is one of our favorite ‘leftover ham’ dishes.
It’s ‘requested several times during the winter. If I don’t have leftover ham I buy a thick slice at the deli counter.
I’ve been making it for years, and yes, I posted the recipe in the … Continue reading.....
I’m trying to post more vegetable recipes.
It’s not that we don’t eat our vegetables…. We do.
We eat lots and lots of vegetables.
They just don’t seem very interesting on their own.
When I was a child the only fresh vegetables we had were … Continue reading.....
After almost 5 months of winter squashes it’s a treat to have other vegetables.
Any and all other vegetables.
Adding bacon just makes it better.
This isn’t a pretty, bright green broccoli but it’s a very tasty broccoli – even for broccoli haters.
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