Once again I'm being plagued by baby bunnies.
We have a chain link fence surrounding our front garden / lawn. Last year I added a 15" (37cm) high wood fence all around the bottom and dug in chicken wire in the bad spots, where they … Continue reading..... “Sesame Brown Rice with Mangetout (Snow Peas); bunny report”
It’s been a quiet week in Lake Woebegone….
Is that still on the radio?
It’s been a quiet but productive week chez nous….. In spite of taking a day off to tour the inner sanctums of a shopping mall.
Mon mari finished the ceiling … Continue reading..... “Egg Fu Yung with Cabbage, Sesame Chicken Strips; the update”
I was just on holiday for 2 1/2 weeks…..
It went like this:
I spent 3 weeks frantically busy getting ready for it.
I was busy every day and every evening while I was gone.
I've spent the week since I've been home frantically busy … Continue reading..... “Stir-Fried Turkey with Spinach; Could you holiday the ‘French way’?”
Mon mari is back to normal.
Well, other than that ‘no lifting anything heavier than a feather’ bit for two more weeks.
On the bad news side that means he didn’t get to help me unload the last 6 metres of firewood this afternoon. (upper … Continue reading..... “Caprese Quiche; the update – finally”
This is what happens when butternut squash misbehaves:
It rather makes one wonder what goes on out there in the garden in the middle of the night, doesn’t it?
For reference, this is what a proper butternut squash looks like.
I believe the green squash … Continue reading..... “Chard, Chicken and Mushroom Quiche; Misbehaving Butternut Squash”
Brown Rice and Spinach Pilaf
For some reason, mon mari is less than enthusiastic about me playing with his toys using his tools than one could expect, given the circumstances.
Someone has to mow the grass, after all.
I certainly wouldn’t be concerned about him … Continue reading..... “Brown Rice and Spinach Pilaf; MY toys….”
Or utter and complete lack of communication?
And, why you should never leave your mobile phones at home….
I had doctor’s appointments this morning. Nothing serious; routine mammogram; bone density scan.
This being France, I was told to plan on two hours. … Continue reading..... “Chicken Creole; Miscommunication? Or none at all?”
Oriental Zucchini and Brown Rice Salad
Are you a plural purchaser?
Do you buy in bunches?
Amass in multiples?
If you see a gorgeous sweater that comes in seven colors, do you buy three? Or four?
Then pat yourself on the back for the great … Continue reading..... “Oriental Zucchini and Brown Rice Salad; No More Shopping????”