Everyone should have a good recipe for wild boar….
It’s hunting season in the mountains (and everywhere else).
Our friend doesn’t hunt but the locals in the village regularly bring him a leg of boar or haunch of venison.
I bring him the … Continue reading.....
I'm so sick of butternut squash I could scream.
I was so pleased and proud as I picked them and cured them and stored them last fall.
I had 24 of them, all sizes, but mostly big.
I was sure they would be gone by … 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.....
We went to the ‘city’ yesterday.
It was for an annual doc appointment for mon mari (it was fine) and the shopping we save to do in the big stores.
Our little provincial backwater, lovely though it is, is somewhat lacking in the choices … Continue reading.....
‘White chocolate is what’s left after you take the chocolate out of chocolate.’
I don’t consider it calorie worthy.
I did think it was the same as White Almond Bark.
I was wrong.
The white part of White Almond Bark can be made from vegetable … Continue reading.....
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.....
“I learned the truth at seventeen,
“And those who’s names were never called
When choosing sides for basketball”
Well I can’t say that my name was never called…. I went to Catholic school and the nuns wouldn’t have allowed that. But it … Continue reading.....