This is mon mari’s favorite time of year.
It’s the ‘A’ season.
All of his favorite A vegetables are hitting the markets in abundance: artichokes, asparagus and avocados.
Asparagus, pathetic, wilted, expensive asparagus, is available occasionally throughout the year from such local areas as Peru.
Avocados as well, usually from Mexico.
We don’t buy those.
We wait until they’re … Continue reading.....
We have a Sunday night tradition of having slightly decadent dinners.
It’s the night we have risotto or lasagne or quiche…. all of which include a good bit of cheese of some sort and often sausage. It’s a change from the more usual chicken breast and broccoli.
If we have soup (also a Sunday tradition) we have popovers or biscuits… … Continue reading.....
I’m sure that menus have been planned and research done for those that are cooking New Year’s Eve dinner at home.
I’m equally sure that those that aren’t cooking have made reservations if dining at a restaurant or are looking forward to someone else’s efforts if invited to friends
So I’m not posting anything wonderfully creative or unique or expensive … Continue reading.....
Is Hamburger Helper still around?
I loved that when I was newly on my own.
It was cheap and enough for 3 meals.
Cheeseburger Macaroni and a Tuna Cheese something or other were my favorites.
I also made a lot of soups and stews, totally from scratch, but when I was lazy Hamburger Helper (or Tuna Helper) were a quick … Continue reading.....
For years I have made my quiche with a rice crust. The last time I posted a quiche recipe one of my readers suggested a potato crust is also good.
Mon mari is rather fond of potatoes.
It seemed like such a good idea, and so simple.
Naturally I didn’t bother to look for an actual recipe.… Continue reading.....