Cheese Flan with Spinach Salad; Menu of the Week, the Cooktop

The Saga of the Cooktop continues… My cooktop has 5 burners…. All of which are supposed to work…. There is 1 small burner, 1 larger burner and 3 medium burners. Shortly after installing it the small burner quit working.  We took it in to be repaired – being out of their service zone, which they … Continue reading…

Brown Rice and Spinach Pilaf; MY toys….

Brown Rice and Spinach Pilaf  For some reason, mon mari is less than enthusiastic about me playing with his toys using his tools than one could expect, given the circumstances. Someone has to mow the grass, after all. I certainly wouldn’t be concerned about him using anything in my kitchen! (After I hid my good … Continue reading…

Spinach En Croute, with Tomato Sauce; the countdown begins…

Spinach en Croute Six more days. Only six days! Our deadline in creeping up. Our deadline is in an all-out gallop! It was cold this weekend, so, rather than being in the cellar having fun with the plumbing, we did some little, finishing, stuff. Like the trim on the  kitchen ceiling: All of the kitchen … Continue reading…