My mother used to buy diced pimientos in little 2oz jars.
The tiny jar would last her all summer as she carefully doled them out, sprinkling them on deviled eggs or potato salad.
She always said they were for color, not flavor.
I buy whole … Continue reading.....
Stuffed Pimientoes are common on the menus in Spain. Often they’re stuffed with a ground or very finely chopped mixture of fish, cream, egg and herbs.
Well, we all know how fond mon mari is of fish….
We are, however, truly fond of both goat … Continue reading.....
I’m not including a recipe for hummus here because I didn’t make it.
I picked up a small container over the holidays and promptly forgot about it.
I love hummus, but when I make it from scratch there is always a lot more than I … Continue reading.....
Some food fun followed by a wee rant…..
Like many people, after the holidays I try to lighten the caloric intake for a few weeks.
Also, like many people, I am not overly thrilled with the idea.
So, I have tried to keep the flavors … Continue reading.....
What makes you cry?
It’s the holiday season…. I’m talking happy tears.
Mon mari almost had teary-eyes when I told him I was making Tuna Cakes for dinner.
They were not tears of joy.
Then I explained that I was adding pimientos and capers and … Continue reading.....
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 … 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 … Continue reading.....
The lower cabinets are finished!
Once mon mari got started on the cabinet doors, and set up his ‘assembly line’ things went pretty quickly – relatively speaking.
He finished the doors and drawer fronts for the rest of the lower cabinets.
This was last June:… Continue reading.....