These are not as hot as the ‘real’ ones in Spain.
If you would like more heat add red pepper flakes or a few drops of bottled hot sauce.
Leftover Pimiento Sauce is good on pasta, grilled chicken, hamburgers….
The translation is ‘Fierce Potatoes’ (not ‘brave’).
Faux Patatas Bravas
Total time: 35 minutes
- 2 medium potatoes
- 1 tbs olive
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Most of the holes are getting filled in. This is the last bit, but it's pretty deep so takes lots of layers.
The window ledge is built, although he still needs to fill in around the window.
There were always openings here, but we put in the first actual windows. This floor was used for tobacco drying so … Continue reading.....
Aren’t you tired of seeing photos of our bedroom floor yet?
This is the last one before we move up…. So exciting!
We’ll clean, first.
He just has that little strip by the doors to finish – and then, of course, all the trim….
Which he assures me will go very fast.
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Life goes on – and so does the work.
Or, maybe, life goes on because of the work.
Mon mari is still working on the ceiling….
And complaining vociferously about his decision to keep the beams exposed…. Something about all the little cuts and angles to make it fit together. (Wimp)
And, of course, there are all the angles on … Continue reading.....
When I was growing up, my mother kept a tiny jar of pimentos in the fridge. She would carefully sprinkle a few on potato salad, or, maybe a jello salad. One minuscule jar would last months.
Like the the little bottle of olive oil in the cupboard, I had no idea this was a food to be used for other … Continue reading.....
Goat Cheese and Pimiento Pastries
I lived in a smart house once.
It was the year after we sold our house in Minnesota, and before we moved to Ireland. We rented a house 'in town' to live in while we sorted out our life before the big move.
It had a computer-controlled environment.
It was the most marvelous thing.
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