We’ve had a breakthrough / personal epiphany / sudden realization / whatever chez nous.
Mon mari thinks he might actually like fish.
Well, he might like fish if he doesn’t have to clean it and it’s cooked perfectly and it has absolutely no bones.
It’s … Continue reading.....
The other day I had my first slow cooker failure.
It should have been simple.
It was soup.
How can one screw up soup?
Apparently with ease.
It was a simple premise: we were going out for lunch which I knew would be long and … Continue reading.....
I recently updated the recipe index on this blog. It wasn’t the usual monthly update to add new recipes, but a totally new system that will automate it all going forward.
Naturally, it wasn’t easy.
It was supposed to be easy, but the software I … Continue reading.....
This is a re-post…. I, once again, had blog problems and had to restore from the back-up. Unfortunately, the back-cup didn’t include my last post.
I think I have it all working again.
At least it was a rainy day (sometimes, that can be a … Continue reading.....
I may have mentioned a few times that my mother was not a creative cook.
She loved baking but did not enjoy cooking. After she died I nabbed her recipes. Easily 80% of them were for desserts, pies, pastries, cake, cookies, candy and anything else … Continue reading.....
My mother made the Thanksgiving turkey every year. She always made it with Sage Stuffing. For a stuffed 20 lb turkey and enough dressing to feed a dozen people she used a teaspoon or so of sage.
It could have been less. She was careful … Continue reading.....
I’ve been seeing Lemon Zucchini Bread all over the internet these days.
Obviously, since it’s the season, I had to try it.
I had wanted to try it with yellow squash, but the potager didn’t cooperate and I had to use green instead. Actually, it’s … Continue reading.....
Grilled chicken doesn’t have to be smothered in barbecue sauce to be good.
Sometimes, especially when it’s hot, lighter is better.
Capers, tarragon and lemon add lots of flavor to simple chicken breasts, but with a lighter twist.
The chicken is marinated for just 15 … Continue reading.....