It’s been a busy weekend.
It started with an 18K walk on Saturday and was followed by an intense 1 1/2 days with the computer – tweaking, moving, rearranging….
And then doing it all again.
And if you don’t know what I was working on….
Well, I’m not going to tell you.
I will tell you how we …
Some foods simply belong together.
Hamburgers and French Fries.
Fish and Chips.
Pot Roast and Potatoes.
Tomatoes and Basil.
For me Roast Lamb needs Lentils and Confit of Duck….
Maybe it’s the Cassoulet connection, but I couldn’t think of anything more fitting with the Roast Duck Confit than one of my favorite white bean dishes.
White and Red Beans with
My chard did very well during the beginning of summer – so well, in fact that, by the beginning of August, it was a bit out of control.
I cut it all back.
It stopped growing.
It certainly could have been that it didn’t like the hot, dry weather – even though it was watered regularly.
I picked a bit …
We had a good run of lettuce this season. I still have a row of romaine left…. Maybe for another few days.
All the cool rainy weather was good for the lettuce.
Now it’s sunny and hot…. Bad for the lettuce but good for the tomatoes, green beans and sweet corn.
The early summer garden is transitioning to the late …
Spinach and cannellini (white kidney beans) are one of our favorite salad combinations.
Serve with marinated, grilled or broiled pork chops for a simple spring salad, full of heart-healthy foods.
Chicken thighs or breasts would work equally well.
After the recipe – my attempt to master social media.
Grilled Pork Chops with Spinach and Cannellini Salad Preparation and cooking time: 30 minutes
Summer vacation is over.
Work has returned to the inside of the house.
First on the list is to finish the ceiling in the hall. We have a ceiling fan that we want installed before winter. It doesn’t seem right that the warmest place in the house is the ceiling. We thought it would be nice to blow some of …
The sun came out; it quit raining; the ground is warming.
We had our first salad from the garden.
The windows and doors are open – so the dogs can go in and out at will.
And do… in, out, in, out, all day long.
Sedi, the old girl, loves it. Naps in the hot sun, barks at …