I started going through my blog posts, getting my thoughts organized for my book. (Ok, for years readers have told me I should write a book, so I am. Hope those same readers buy it)
Anyway, one of the things that quickly became obvious … Continue reading..... “Turkey and Pepper Risotto”
One problem those of us with a potager have is an abundance of vegetables.
The other problem is that everyone else has the same abundance.
When one has guests for lunch it's only logical to offer freshly picked produce from the potager.
But, some … Continue reading..... “Baby Zucchini Stuffed with Spicy Peppers”
We leave in an hour to pick up the first lot… Mon mari‘s brother and sister-in-law from Hawaii. They’ve been travelling since Saturday.
We leave at the crack of dawn on Thursday to drive to Umbria, Italy, where we will spend a week with … Continue reading..... “Chicken Salad With Spinach and Red Pepper; the update”
Once again I'm being plagued by baby bunnies.
We have a chain link fence surrounding our front garden / lawn. Last year I added a 15" (37cm) high wood fence all around the bottom and dug in chicken wire in the bad spots, where they … Continue reading..... “Sesame Brown Rice with Mangetout (Snow Peas); bunny report”
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..... “Turkey Rolls Stuffed with Pimientos and Feta; the update”
I would like a fox, please.
If anyone is planning on giving me a gift for St. Patrick's Day, I would like a fox, please.
Actually 2 foxes – a male and female, of procreating age and inclination.
They should be very, very … Continue reading..... “Braised Lamb with Red Peppers; I need a Fox!”
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 … Continue reading..... “Chicken and Mushroom Risotto with Pimiento Sauce”
Tomato and Red Pepper Soup
What are a few seeds in the face when one is finally sleeping in one's own house?
Our house, like most old houses in the French countryside, used to be a farmhouse.
The first clue was the attached barn.
No … Continue reading..... “Tomato and Red Pepper Soup; A good day!”