One cannot live on summer squash alone.
Sometimes, one just needs to be able to open a can and call it dinner…. sort of.
Besides, chickpeas, and all the other legumes, are good for us and should be included in our diet periodically (she says, self-righteously).
And easy… We like easy.
The only real disadvantage of having a potager and …
Continue reading..... We used to get ‘London Broils’ when we lived in the U.S. that were great on the grill…. Just a light sprinkle of seasoning was all they needed – and maybe some bottled Barbecue sauce if you are so inclined.
They were inexpensive, cooked quickly and were great for midweek dinners.
Here we get a cut called a Faux Filet.…
I love words.
I love the way one can string them together to reflect thoughts, conjure images and tell stories.
If you love words, or even remotely enjoy them, please read "The Elegance of the Hedgehog" by Muriel Barbery.
I have not given my imagination / intellect such a lovely walk in the sunshine in a long, long time.
Continue reading..... Seeing the sites in Italy: old story; new recipe….
I grew up on the Mississippi River.
No, not on a raft like Huck Finn, but in one of the many small towns on either side.
The one I grew up in, on the Wisconsin side (the other side being Minnesota), had a population of 287 when I was born.