One knows summer is in full swing when the kitchen counter is covered in summer squash.
I have been harvesting them for 2 weeks now, and already have about 10 quarts of soup in the freezer for winter lunches.
I let them get about 10″ … Continue reading.....
This is such a simple recipe it really should not require any explanation….
But when I looked at the photo I decided perhaps I should say a few words.
First – the goat cheese I use is the kind that comes in a little square … Continue reading.....
This may be a very short post.
It may end abruptly, but the recipe is done and that’s what counts, right?
This is a simple tart that is almost as much fun to eat as it is to make. You could fill it with almost … Continue reading.....
I said I was going to and I did.
I bought a spiralizer.
For those of you who do not know, a spiralizer is a perfectly unnecessary gadget that makes long strands of varying width out of vegetables. The idea, of course, is that these … Continue reading.....
We’ve been eating a lot of salads.
As usual, I planted enough lettuce to feed all of France.
As usual, I hate to see it go to waste.
So we’ve been eating a lot of salads.
If you want recipes on how to make salad … Continue reading.....
In some fields it's required to maintain a license in order to work.
In some fields it's required to stay on top of changes; to be on the cutting edge.
And I suppose one could say that it's necessary to keep our brains … Continue reading.....
Summer and tomatoes.
Sun-ripened tomatoes, freshly picked from the garden…
Is there anything better?
Can there be too much of a good thing?
Sometimes, it does seem so, especially when they all ripen at once.
It happens every year.
I plant the plants, then I … Continue reading.....
When we lived in Andorra, one of our favorite day trips was to La Bisbal d’Empordà on the Costa Brava, Spain, to buy pottery.
When we lived in the US we went to Tubac, AZ (once) to buy pottery.
We love pottery.
What I love … Continue reading.....
This is a recipe from 'The Splendid Table'.
Well, it's based on a recipe from 'The Splendid Table'.
I'm embarrassed to say, I'm not familiar with 'The Splendid Table'.
Oh, I've heard of it….
I'd like to be familiar with it. I'm told by many … Continue reading.....
We are not quite back to normal yet….
But, then again, with these two in our lives, we may never be normal.
I’m not sure how I managed to get them both sitting. They normally look like this:
Mon mari is recovering from a bug … Continue reading.....