Winter is not over yet – there is time for more soup.
I’m still putting pumpkin into anything and everything.
I love all soup. I particularly love the broth.
Mon mari likes most soup, but he usually eats the vegetables, noodles, etc. and leaves the … Continue reading.....
This has been one of our favorite soups for years.
I make two versions. One, the quick and easy pantry Minestrone I posted here.
This is the more traditional version, starting with dried beans.
But, of course, I adjust to what’s on hand. Rather than … Continue reading.....
This is quickly made with canned pumpkin and can easily be doubled or tripled. It keeps well in the fridge or can be frozen for later. The sherry adds a smoky and the tomato paste deepens the color.
If I were serving this for a … Continue reading.....
I know that 'Goulash' is not soup.
It's also not an American-style 'hot dish' made with 'hamburger, condensed tomato soup and Creamettes Elbow Macaroni'.
But, apparently I've been wrong a lot lately….. What's once more?
Besides, I've seen recipes for 'Vegetarian Cassoulet' (aka: … Continue reading.....
We went to the annual fall lunch in the village today.
I would be less tired if I had spent the day stacking firewood, cleaning out the gardens, trimming the trees AND playing with the puppies.
Having partaken of lunch in the village … Continue reading.....
Summer vacation is over.
Work has returned to the inside of the house.
First on the list is to finish the ceiling in the hall. We have a ceiling fan that we want installed before winter. It doesn’t seem right that the warmest place in … Continue reading.....
Asparagus in spring.
I’ve posted this info before, but it bares repeating as the first tender shoots start peaking through the sand.
Food lovers the world over wait impatiently for the first sign of asparagus in the spring.
What color are you anxiously searching for?… Continue reading.....
Despite the complaints about all the irregular cuts he has to make, work on the ceiling continues.
There are just a few small spaces in the bedroom that need to be finished.He’ll fill them in with the small ‘end’ pieces.
This was taken standing in … Continue reading.....
Barley has been an important food crop for the last 10,000 years or so.
Barley beer was probably the first drink developed by Neolithic humans.
Barley has been used as currency.
Barley is good for us.
And yet, as food, most of us know … Continue reading.....
Now that all of the summer squash is either safely tucked into my freezer or the compost pile, it’s time to tackle the winter squash.
All squashes are cucurbits and, though there are four species of squash that encompass what we have in our gardens … Continue reading.....