Stir-fries don’t have to have soy sauce or sesame oil or sherry.
They don’t have to be Chinese or Japanese or Thai.
Stir-frying is a method.
It’s a quick way to cook dinner, a great way to use leftovers and you can flavor the dish however you like….
Even with preserved lemon.
Stir Fried Moroccan Chicken
Total time: 25 minutes
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Our ground is clay (or something similar).
When it's wet it's slippery, thick mud that sticks to your shoes, making one's shoe size grow from a '7' to an '11' in about 5 steps.
When it's dry it cracks. In summer our field has cracks deep enough and wide enough to swallow a small animal.
In the potager, after it's tilled … Continue reading.....
Mon mari stretched out the wood-working and cabinet-making for the bathroom as long as he could.
He really likes working with wood.
Now he’s back to filling in holes in the walls….
And the corners of the ceiling.
Slapping cement into holes is only slightly less hated than plumbing.
I think he would hate it less if he didn’t have … Continue reading.....
Carrot Celery Soup
You're watching the telly… or a movie….
You, the viewer, know that the brutal, rapist/serial killer is sitting on the living room sofa holding a long, razor-sharp knife… Waiting patiently.
It's late; a dark, moonless night.
The woman comes home, unlocks the door and walks into her house. She puts her keys down, hangs up her coat … Continue reading.....