I’m starting to wrap up slow-cooker season so I decided I needed to get the rest of the recipes posted.
Someone, who shall remain nameless, is contemplating getting the grills out.
Soon, I hope.
In the meantime he’s been wrestling with rocks / boulders in … Continue reading.....
Remember when Stuffed Green Peppers were a thing of horror?
Usually over-cooked, limp, bitter green peppers with a rather tasteless stuffing, featuring Minute Rice, smothered in faux cheese and tomato sauce, they were not a favorite.
Now I love stuffed peppers of any color and … Continue reading.....
I use shredded potatoes or brown rice for my quiche crust why not pasta for a pizza crust?
My usual puff pastry makes a thin, light pizza; this is more of a deep-dish pizza.
Mon mari claims that ‘deep-dish pizza isn’t pizza’.
I don’t care … Continue reading.....
This is so easy to make, put everything in the pan and cook. It gets quite creamy, almost like a risotto.
The flavors are complex and pair well with roasted salmon or chicken with an Asian flavor… like the Asian Baked Salmon.
Toasting sesame … Continue reading.....
I cook orzo the same way I do rice, in just enough stock.
It gets very creamy and is a nice change….
Parmesan Orzo with Fresh Herbs
Total time: 25 minutes
- 1 tsp butter
- 1/2 cup (4.5oz, 130gr) orzo
- 1 1/4 cups (10oz, 300ml)
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I may have mentioned in the past that mon mari’s least favorite dinner night is Friday.
Or so he says.
We have fish or seafood on Friday – because that’s the day I do the shopping and I like it fresh.
He maintains that he … Continue reading.....
When one makes a leg of lamb, and one is only feeding two, there are lots of leftovers.
First we had the risotto.
Second we had this stir-fry with a Greek twist.
Lamb with Snow Peas and Feta
Total time: 30 minutes
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Men are from Mars; Women are from Venus?
I don’t think so….
I think it’s more like: Men are from Pluto; Women are from Earth.
How can a simple, straight-forward conversation go so awry?
We weren’t discussing anything technical, esoteric or even the slightest bit … Continue reading.....
Spring can be both a frustrating and a fun time in the kitchen.
I can't wait to get the barbecue grill fired up but as soon as I plan on it the weather turns cloudy, cold and rainy.
I dream of sitting outside with … Continue reading.....
Today was a good day.
It started yesterday when we decided to go to the Carrefour to do the shopping.
We had just been there the week before (it's the only store that sold the diapers/bed pads I used for Sedi's bed. Sigh…. ).
When … Continue reading.....