This time of year the markets are full of endive.
Apparently the French eat them in huge quantities. One can get a pre-packaged bag with a dozen endive in it and I see shopping trolleys with three or four bags.
We like them….
But that’s a lot of endive.
I went through my French cook books thinking there would … Continue reading.....
It's been an interesting, exciting, stressful, frustrating and fun ride.
Healthy Small Plates, Volume 1
Kindle has published a book of guidelines so, from that aspect, everything was pretty straightforward.
Or so one would 'assume'.
I typed it all up, following the guidelines and formatting 'tips'.
That was the easy part.
Then came the proof reading … Continue reading.....
I'd lost the will to cook.
Not to eat, mind you…. That never goes away.
Nor to drink…. So much wine; so little time.
I'd simply lost the will to cook.
It would appear that I have gotten into a rut.
I'm no longer content merely to put a decent meal on the table.
It has to be creative. Colorful. … Continue reading.....
Pasta with Fresh Herbs
It started innocently enough, as many compulsions do: the local church cookbook as a newlywed; followed by Betty Crocker and Joy of Cooking.
There was the occasional exchange of recipes with siblings and friends; a subscription to Bon Appetit.
Then mon mari gave me a wok, and '1.000 Chinese Recipes'. (See? I keep saying it's … Continue reading.....