My supermarket is being remodeled.
Admittedly it was looking rather tired and could use the work but does remodeling also have to involve rearranging?
Yes, I understand the marketing wisdom of moving everything around so that shoppers can’t go directly to pick up what they … Continue reading.....
We get lovely, thin turkey cutlets here which is what I used for the quiche.
When we lived in the US I remember getting turkey tenderloin (which I cannot get here) but not the cutlets. Use whatever you can get or substitute chicken breasts.
I … Continue reading.....
After having a day that was totally derailed I now have had two more.
But these were fun.
First…. the quiche.
I finally fixed the other half of our Christmas ham that had been languishing in the freezer. I did something I’ve never done before.… Continue reading.....
As some things come to an end others are just starting.
We have declared Asparagus Season to be finished.
The last green that we bought was skinny and tasty but the heads were just starting to flower.
The last white we bought was big, fat … Continue reading.....
Did I mention that it’s asparagus season?
Last weekend we decided to ‘double our pleasure’ and have asparagus for both a first course and a vegetable.
Mon mari is a firm believer in never being able to have too much asparagus.
As a good wife … Continue reading.....
This is another quiche with a shredded potato crust… Our new favorite and so easy.
Thin turkey cutlets cook quickly making the prep fast and easy.
Use the same skillet for everything: quickly sauté the turkey, then remove to a plate. Do the onions next, … Continue reading.....
Did I mention that I was cleaning?
Along with actual hoovering and dusting and scrubbing, I’m cleaning out the pantry.
Cleaning out the pantry means checking the ‘use’by’ dates and using whatever needs using.
Which is how I ended up putting a jar of commercial … Continue reading.....
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 … Continue reading.....