One of our teachers at French school grew up on a farm. Her father was a butcher. We were discussing the differences in beef between the U.S. and France. Mon mari explained the concept of ‘ageing beef’.
She was absolutely disgusted by the thought.
French beef is not (usually) aged.
The French will happily eat tongues and tails and intestines …
This is not a zucchini recipe.
It’s also not a barbecue recipe.
But the weather suddenly turned cooler, there was a bit of Greek yogurt in the fridge and there you have it.
One doesn’t normally think of pork in stroganoff, or peppers or cumin or paprika….
But…. It’s my recipe and that seemed like a good, descriptive …
Lots of people brag about their beamed ceilings.
I will have a beamed closet, so there!
Of course there are certain disadvantages to having a beamed closet, such as the beam attaching on the outer wall at just over 5 feet off the floor. I believe we will have tiered hanging rods.
mon mari spent the better part of … Continue reading.....
I unpacked a few more books yesterday.
All fiction. My cookbooks, language books, computer books, garden books, etc, have all been unpacked for awhile.
I have, roughly 150 books of fiction unpacked, and a poor selection, I might add.
I have, when all my books are unpacked, a library of somewhere between 1750 and 2000 works of fiction.
In the …
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One of my very few (ahem) faults is that I tend to underestimate the time it will take me to do something. I always
know that I can get more stuff done in a shorter amount of time than humanly possible.
I've touched on this endearing quality in the
past. It doesn't appear as if … Continue reading.....