Mon mari and I agree on most foods.
We disagree on soup.
He likes a puréed soup either as a first course or as an accompaniment to his sandwich for lunch.
I like a puréed soup as a first course but for lunch, I want a big bowl of chunky soup with nothing else.
If I make soup for dinner … Continue reading.....
This is what happens when one does the shopping the day before one gets sick….
One ends up with a refrigerator full of food that needs to be used up as all of the planned cooking was replaced by chicken soup.
Meat can be frozen for later…. Veggies become soup.
But, one can never have too much soup, and, when … Continue reading.....
Did I mention that it's cold here?
Restoring an old French farmhouse, and living in it whilst we do it, has given me a new appreciation for how very hard life used to be, for everyone, but in particular those living off the land.
Keeping warm is a job.
Even if one was Lord of the Manor and had peasants … Continue reading.....