My chard did a slight rebound after I gave it a thorough soaking.
I actually watered it with the intent of softening the ground so I could pull it out. Before I got the chance it started looking edible again.
Gardens are so unpredictable. I thought it was finished but I’ve managed to scrounge dinner from it every night since … Continue reading.....
Because I always buy large jars of pimientos, I always end up with more sauce than I want for one dish.
This uses the leftover Pimiento Sauce from the Grilled Shrimp
That jar had both red and yellow peppers in it. – the red for the sauce and the yellow in the gratin.
I often make vegetable gratins, but, normally … Continue reading.....
My neighbor and I have a gardening disagreement.
She thinks chard is a winter vegetable; I think it’s a summer vegetable.
But then she plants the typical French chard which has very wide, white stems and not very wide leaves and she plants it in the fall.
The French eat the stems and toss the leaves.
I plant the ‘other’ … Continue reading.....
Did I mention that I broke a tooth in Paris?
Did I mention that I am terrified of dental work?
Did I mention that my absolutely worst nightmares involve breaking teeth?
I have memories of going to the dentist as a child, en famille, and sitting in the waiting room listening to my older brother scream in agony as his … Continue reading.....