I figured out why I've been in 'cooking limbo' lately.
It's this silly 'regime' (diet) I've subjected myself to.
Remember last year when I discovered that, while I was 'perfectly in the middle of my weight range' by U.S. standards, in France I was fat… Continue reading..... “Asparagus and Egg Salad with Chorizo; diet food”
Alliums (onions, shallots, garlic, leeks, scallions, chives, etc) are good for us.
They contain lots of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
They offer cancer protection, anti-inflammatory benefits and support for bone and connective tissues.
They add flavor and interest to savory foods.
They can be hot, … Continue reading..... “Shallots and Garlic and Leeks, Oh My! Warm Leek and Avocado Salad”
First, a bit more about our Sedi….
On Sunday, we finally decided, after agonizing over it for weeks, that it was time.
Her back legs were almost useless and I could tell that one hip was popping in and out of the socket. She couldn’t … Continue reading..... “Rainbow Vegetables ‘en Cocotte’; a last bit on Sedi, the update”
We’ve switched gears a bit for the time being. Mon mari has a hot date with a hot surgeon (for some minor repairs after last year’s major operation) that should have him in recovery-mode for most of August. He has enough time to plan for … Continue reading..... “Mushroom, Chard and Cheese Bars; the update”
Sedi, our little, old, German Shepherd, no longer joins us for our walks.
She gets just as wildly excited as she used to, but falls down if she's not careful.
She still spins in circles trying to get out the door, but sometimes hits her … Continue reading..... “Beef and Pepper Quiche; Do it with Enthusiasm”
What I know about cars would fit on the head of a pin.
In large letters.
When we bought our car 2 years ago (or was it 3?) I had 4 criteria:
Could the dogs fit into the back?
Could the dogs actually get into
… Continue reading..... “Butternut Pecan Cups; Watch for blinking lights”
Cheesy Beef and Potato Pie
How often do you allow yourself to get sucked in to doing something you shouldn't?
So, at the end of the day, you still have not accomplished a single thing you planned on doing?
What is it that sucks … Continue reading..... “Cheesy Beef and Potato Pie; What sucks you in?”
I have had the longest, continuous time on the internet in 3 months: 4 hours and counting.
I have finally finished going through my Inbox, and my 'When I have a minute' box and my 'What the hell is this' box.
I have … Continue reading..... “Spaghetti Carbonara; Season’s Eatings and Awards”
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A British friend once said that 'England invented the most popular sports in the world; and can't win at any of them.'
He watches sports. Any sport; any time; all of the time.
I, on the other hand, have never been … Continue reading..... “Artichoke and Olive Mini Frittatas, and Game Time!”