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 … Continue reading.....
Caprese means ‘in the style of Capri’.
The word normally refers to the famous Caprese Salad of ripe tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala, and fresh basil leaves.
I’m pretty sure burgers are not common food in Capri, but I’m taking poetic license in naming my burgers.… Continue reading.....
Flavorful burgers, filled with chopped mushrooms, are served with sautéed mushrooms and onions.
We normally eat burgers with a fork and a glass of red.
Feel free to have them on a bun with a Mountain Dew.
Total time: 20 minutes
… Continue reading.....
Since summer will soon be here I thought a post on grilling and smoking would be in order….
Then I realized that I don’t know anything about grilling and smoking…
I went to the source: Mon mari
As he’s just been sitting around playing video … Continue reading.....
Our neighbors told us that we needn’t worry about mice because our barn had been inhabited by feral cats for several years.
It would seem the cats have moved on and the mice have moved in.
I’m not certain who was more startled … Continue reading.....
Burgers Stuffed with Goat Cheese
You may recall my ongoing battle of the boxes; my continuous, never-ending search to find stuff.
Last weekend it was the search for my kitchen scale, which I found under a pile of collapsed clothing boxes.
That inspired me to … Continue reading.....
We’re off house hunting again, 3 days this time. The contract for our house has finally been signed (only took 6 weeks) so the panic is official.
Since one of my favorite themes is “Life is Different Here” let me tell you (once again) about … Continue reading.....
Burgers and Beans
Another example of two people talking about different things together: Do you walk to school or carry your lunch?
Mon mari was discharged from the hospital on Saturday morning.
Sounds simple, doesn't it?
He comes home and mows the lawn (which he … Continue reading.....