I think that means our recipes should be lazy rather than ambitious… So we can spend long, warm evenings star-gazing, of course..
I cut all of my chard back about 3 weeks ago. The leaves were all getting too big and too full of holes from the snails for my taste.
Not that I begrudge the snails their food (well, I do….) but I prefer my leaves to be intact, especially if I’m stuffing them.
The leaves that grew back were so … Continue reading.....
My neighbor and I have a gardening disagreement.
She thinks chard is a winter vegetable; I think it’s a summer vegetable.
But then she plants the typical French chard which has very wide, white stems and not very wide leaves and she plants it in the fall.
The French eat the stems and toss the leaves.
I plant the ‘other’ … Continue reading.....
I love making Stuffed Rainbow Chard Leaves. One can fill them with almost anything and have them for a first course, like these, a light lunch or use more meat and rice or couscous for a main course.
As to using the cherry tomatoes…..
It happens every year….
I plant cherry tomatoes (this year only 2 plants) because they’re ready … Continue reading.....
Juliet’s Balcony is gone.
For over two years I’ve been a little afraid of going out on this balcony. The wrought-iron railing was broken and disintegrating. The floor, with I thought was concrete, was crumbling. It didn’t look the least bit safe.
I was so very wrong.
The floor was not concrete, but three 8″ solid stone slabs, carved on … Continue reading.....