The first time I made lasagne was when I was first living on my own – probably for a dinner party.
I made it according to a recipe that was making the circuit at the time and that I still see making the circuit on food blogs from the U.S.
The main ingredients were ground beef, tomato sauce and cottage … Continue reading.....
Mon mari doesn’t really like tuna…..
And he’s not overly fond of pasta.
But, every now and again, he agrees to let me make something I really like just to be nice.
At least, that’s his side of the story.
He managed to eat the better part of this lasagne happily enough.
Must have been the spinach and the cheese.… Continue reading.....
It would almost appear that I’m on a mission.
Maybe I am.
I keep waiting for spring to arrive so we can switch to summer cooking.
It’s not happening.
So every week, on the way to do the shopping, I’m frantically trying to come up with something interesting to do for dinner.
This was the latest.
I’ve wrapped salmon in … Continue reading.....
Do you use a Béchamel sauce when you make lasagne?
Back in my younger days, when I lived in the US, I made lasagne with ground beef, cottage cheese and tomato sauce.
Well, that and onions, garlic, oregano, and a sprinkling of Parmesan (from the green can).
But I never used Béchamel.
I didn’t make lasagne for awhile – it … Continue reading.....
This weekend I cleaned the house, found the Christmas decorations, decorated the house, and baked Christmas breads (cranberry and pumpkin).
After all that I needed comfort food.
I could call this Three Cheese Lasagne but Turkey and Leek sounds so much healthier, doesn’t it?
Turkey and Leek Lasagne
Total time: 45 minutes
- 8oz (250gr) turkey, cut into bite-size pieces
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The furniture was moved up, put into place, cleaned off and then the fun began.
I think it’s finally organized.
Well, this bit anyway. We still have 3 more rooms (bedroom, office, dining room) to do but it’s nice to have something finished.
I put two chairs by the bookshelves. Bookshelves need chairs.
The antique dresser that we’ve had for … Continue reading.....
Mon mari wanted me to tell you that he had to cut, rout, sand, glue and nail over 250 pieces of wood to make the drawers and doors for this cabinet.
I think he intended that statement to excuse the fact that it isn’t done.
It’s almost done….
The doors need to be hung and it needs to be painted. … Continue reading.....
We decided to move to Andorra while we were living in Ireland.
So, naturally, we immediately started Spanish language lessons.
Our teacher was a young woman from Valencia (pronounced ba-LEN-thia) who had followed her Irish boyfriend home from a holiday.
The thing that amazed her most about Ireland was that there were no fruit bowls on counters in Irish kitchens.… Continue reading.....