Shrimp with the flavors of the Mediterranean: tomatoes, peppers, Greek olives, and feta cheese on spaghetti
It made me happy..
As usual, make is as hot as you like but with all of these flavors, even mon mari was happy without any added heat.
Although … Continue reading.....
I did not add the crushed red pepper – just so you know.
Since I don’t eat it I have no idea how much should be added. I assume that those of you who do eat it know that sort of thing.
I ran across … Continue reading.....
We had pasta last weekend.
We love pasta but we don’t have it often. When we do we like to make it worthwhile.
Again, one of our old favorites that I haven’t made in years. It was as good as we remembered.
The … Continue reading.....
I bought more shrimp than I needed for our dinner party.
So I made another salad.
Did I mention we’re eating a lot of salads
A lot of them are old favorites – Taco Salad. Barbecue Chicken Salad, Chicken Caesar Salad…
I’m only posting the … Continue reading.....
This is not a political post.
It’s another attempt on my part to encourage people to think for themselves and not follow blindly.
There is so much misleading information and statements masquerading as facts floating around the internet, that I wanted to share something that … Continue reading.....
I actually used both white and green asparagus in this dish, but, as they are cooked differently I only listed the green in the recipe.
We had white asparagus for the starter and we had too many…. so, after they were cooked (properly for white … Continue reading.....
One of the things I love about Grand Frais is the fresh, cleaned shrimp.
Admittedly, they’re fully cooked and, normally I prefer raw…. especially if I, I mean, mon mari
is cooking them on the gill.
But for a simple salad on a warm evening, … Continue reading.....
I used to love spending hours in the kitchen, making complicated dishes with lots of ingredients.
Lately I’ve been leaning more towards fast food.
This was fast and good…
All you need is a nice spinach salad to round out your dinner.
We have not been having lovely May weather this past week.
It’s been much more like nasty March weather.
It’s been cold and gray and windy.
No rain…. It’s actually been very dry and I have to water everything.
The tomatoes and beans and squashes … Continue reading.....
Are you familiar with the Christmas Truce?
It’s one of those stories we should remember. Read about it after the recipe.
Tender scallops, quickly sautéed and finished with a tomato, white wine and tarragon sauce make an easy main course.
You can use either the … Continue reading.....