Apples are traditional with pork, and the flavors, obviously, work well.
Calvados is apple brandy but regular brandy or white wine will work.
You have two choices with this dish….
Cook the pork just until done and still slightly pink in the middle or cook … Continue reading.....
The garden is done….
Well, except for the chard. That seems to have a life of it’s own and loves the cool weather.
I picked the last handful of green beans, lots of chard and raided the fridge for the rest.
Chicken and Chard Lo
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My chard did very well during the beginning of summer – so well, in fact that, by the beginning of August, it was a bit out of control.
I cut it all back.
It stopped growing.
It certainly could have been that it didn’t like … Continue reading.....
The tomatoes are still producing but not as prettily as in the height of summer.
With the cool weather they are ripening more slowly and unevenly, with splits on the shoulders.
Some have stopped completely… The Ananas never got started; it only produced one tomato.… Continue reading.....
This is not a zucchini recipe.
It’s also not a barbecue recipe.
But the weather suddenly turned cooler, there was a bit of Greek yogurt in the fridge and there you have it.
One doesn’t normally think of pork in stroganoff, or peppers or cumin … Continue reading.....
If you pay any attention at all to cooking shows, food blogs, Twitter or Facebook you know that there are people in the world that are, shall we say, somewhat fanatical about bacon.
I’ve seen bacon added to bread, vegetables, salads and pasta dishes…. All … Continue reading.....
We have an on-going discussion during the summer, regarding 'throwing a few shrimp on the barbie'.
Mon mari likes the flavor the shrimp get from grilling.
Since the only shrimp we can get are already cooked, putting them over hot charcoal tends to dry them … Continue reading.....
This time of year, with the potager in transition, we have a lot of combination dishes.
Chard with spinach; spinach with squash, chard with squash…. All of them together….
It's a good thing we like vegetables.
And I feel so very virtuous out gathering our … Continue reading.....
‘I’ve been dogged!’
It’s a phrase uttered often when visiting our friend.
With 6 waist-high dogs demanding attention one must remember to wear sturdy, washable clothes.
More about the fun later…
First, this is, after all, a food blog, so here’s the food.
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This is my summer version of Potatoes Savoyard. It's cooked on the barbecue grill, wrapped in foil.
It's a favorite of mon mari and we have been making it often, every summer, for at least a million years.
Use sweet onions if you can … Continue reading.....