In one of my few deviations from winter squash I bought Brussels sprouts.
The original purpose was for the Brussels Sprouts Salad.
For some reason only known to The Powers That Be, Brussels sprouts are one of two vegetables sold pre-packaged in my supermarket. (The … Continue reading.....
Since harvesting our bumper crop of winter squashes I didn’t really feel like I should be buying other vegetables.
Then I found the perfect solution…..
We could have other vegetables as a first course.
We always have a first course on the weekends – no … Continue reading.....
We had Ham for Christmas dinner – with Mustard Sauce, of course.
To continue with my family traditions we had baked sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce as well.
One break in tradition came with Pan-Seared Foie Gras as a first course. Neither my parents … Continue reading.....
As usual I arrived at this recipe in a rather convoluted way.
I had seen a Moroccan pie on one of the cooking shows that looked fantastic, easy and it used phyllo.
Admittedly, I pay less than a dollar for a package of 12 sheets … Continue reading.....
Are you a fan of Brussels sprouts?
We love them… In all sorts of ways
It seems that most people who don’t have only tried them steamed and mushy.
In my opinion very few vegetables are at their best steamed and mushy.
If you’re not … Continue reading.....
Pork Tenderloin with Brussels Sprouts
I had the most astonishing thing happen yesterday morning….
The phone rang, which, in itself, is a rare occurrence.
I answered and was told to wait on the line for someone.
At least, I think that's what I was told. … Continue reading.....
If anyone saw me at BricoDepot (big DIY store)in Bordeaux yesterday….
I usually look better than that…
Living by candlelight is really not nearly as romantic and 'special' as one might think.
And I'd been up since 5am so I was a bit … Continue reading.....