We had this over pasta.
Had I been ambitious, I would have shredded the pork and added it to the sauce.
Mon mari added sambal oelek to his.
I didn’t do that either…..
Apparently I’m easy to please.
I stirred this after about … Continue reading.....
Traditional Stuffed Green Peppers are one of the more maligned dishes that grace the American table.
In many cases justifiably so.
I have seen Stuffed Green Peppers in cafeterias and diners that don’t even vaguely resemble anything that I would want to eat.
And … Continue reading.....
In the spring garden I have lettuce, spinach, radishes and chard.
In the summer garden I have tomatoes, green beans, summer squash, onions, sweet corn and chard.
In the fall garden I have tomatoes, winter squash and…. chard.
The sweet corn is only around for … Continue reading.....
When we lived in Minnesota we went to the Renaissance Festival every year. The acts were fun, the artisan shops were interesting but it was always the food that caught our attention.
We would skip breakfast and head out early so we had a sufficient … Continue reading.....
Are you a fan of Brussels sprouts?
We love them… In all sorts of ways
It seems that most people who don’t have only tried them steamed and mushy.
In my opinion very few vegetables are at their best steamed and mushy.
If you’re not … Continue reading.....
I had such a fun time last summer…. chopping and freezing all the lovely green and yellow and orange and white tomatoes.
I also froze lots of red Roma’s, which are all gone.
Actually, everything is almost all gone.
I put all the pretty … Continue reading.....
Men are from Mars; Women are from Venus?
I don’t think so….
I think it’s more like: Men are from Pluto; Women are from Earth.
How can a simple, straight-forward conversation go so awry?
We weren’t discussing anything technical, esoteric or even the slightest bit … Continue reading.....
We bought new house phones yesterday.
That would be the 'royal we'.
Mon mari couldn't be bothered to look at them. As he refuses to answer it if it rings, he didn't see the point in actually attempting to render an opinion.
Since he … Continue reading.....
Life goes on – and so does the work.
Or, maybe, life goes on because of the work.
Mon mari is still working on the ceiling….
And complaining vociferously about his decision to keep the beams exposed…. Something about all the little cuts and angles … Continue reading.....