I’ve posted this before – but ’tis the season and all so I thought I’d do it again.
For anyone looking for a quick, easy holiday dessert this is it….
As everyone knows, I don’t do pie crusts, therefor no pies, specifically, no pumpkin pie.
I prefer fruit, anyway and I love cranberries. I did a cranberry cheesecake one year … Continue reading.....
I’ve made 4 plum clafoutis so far this summer.
I’m having a slice as I type this (trying to not get the keyboard sticky).
Traditionally the French use cherries – un-pitted.
But I have plums.
They’re little, tiny plums, about the size of a cherry and packed with flavor.
I’ve also made clafoutis with peaches, nectarines, big plums and even … Continue reading.....
One more dish for Thanksgiving…
I originally posted this 3 years ago – but for anyone looking for a quick, easy holiday dessert this is it.
As everyone knows, I don’t do pie crusts, therefor no pies. But I’m very inventive at finding easy substitutions.
A word of warning about this clafoutis: cranberries are tart, so this is a tart … Continue reading.....
The wall paper is finished.
Can you see why it wasn’t my favorite task? The wall over the stairs? And I was just the helper.
It was a relief to get it done.
Once the floor is done I can finally (I hope) get rid of the sheet rock dust.
As you can see … Continue reading.....
This is out of another little French cookbook.
I’ve been getting them at the DIY stores. Whoever came up with this idea is brilliant.
As I’m standing in line, with mon mari and his trolley full of who knows what, he runs off to find whatever he forgot, and I’m bored. I can’t leave the line and go look at … Continue reading.....
Nothing like slapping a coat of paint on the house to really tart things up!
And make all the other stuff look tacky and dirty.
I wonder….. should I paint the cow trough in front?
The last wall was done today.
You can see our painter hiding in the fig trees….
He still has a few bits to tidy up … Continue reading.....
We finally signed the contract on our house…
So, for the curious (you know who you are) have a look.
I have to admit, while going through the photos I was having a serious attack of “What the hell have we done?”
Then I found this close-up I took of the hardware on the windows and I remembered.
The details … Continue reading.....