We’ve had a bumper crop of lettuce this year.
First we had the red and green curly heads that I planted from sets.
That was followed by the red and green ‘mesclun’ mix that I planted from seed.
We’re finishing with the red and green romaine that is slowest to grow and handles the warmer temperatures better than the other … Continue reading.....
This is not a proper Caesar Salad.
A proper Caesar Salad is made with Romaine lettuce, and dressed with a raw egg, crushed anchovies, olive oil and lots of garlic.
And it’s made by mon mari…..
This is a very lose take on it, made by me, after the lettuce is gone but the weather still suggests salads.
The … Continue reading.....
To refrigerate or not to refrigerate; that is the question.
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer….
Oops, wrong soliloquy.
It’s summertime and many a cooks’ thoughts turn to salmonella.
And most thoughts about salmonella center around eggs.
I was once told that more people die in Spain in the summertime from salmonella than from car accidents.
If you … Continue reading.....
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It's wonderful having a handy husband! If I want an odd shaped bookshelf or a curio cabinet to perfectly fit a certain spot all I have to do is ask.
On the other hand, I have an abnormal fear of hearing the words 'son of a B**TCH!' shouted concurrently with the lights going out.
The lights … Continue reading.....