We all know that I can’t leave a recipe or idea as is.
Tampering, modifying, playing with…. all must be done.
I have always loved Taco Salads, but, while there is an underlying theme with all (or most) taco salads, they are not the same.
Except for that taco shell bowl thing in the US – that seems to be … Continue reading.....
As any of you who read my blog or use my recipes know I rarely use prepared ingredients.
I stopped using them when we moved to this side of the pond, primarily because they weren’t available.
The supermarket aisles weren’t lined with Hamburger Helper or Rice-a-Roni or red and white cans of ‘cream’ soups or salad dressings.
Okay, I never … Continue reading.....
I’ve decided this will be spinach week.
Or, maybe salad week.
I planted two kinds of spinach this year. One was the same that I plant every year. The other is a red stemmed variety that is supposedly good for salads. Surprisingly, they have a different taste.
Not surprisingly, they are both taking over the garden.
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Summer and tomatoes.
Sun-ripened tomatoes, freshly picked from the garden…
Is there anything better?
Can there be too much of a good thing?
Sometimes, it does seem so, especially when they all ripen at once.
It happens every year.
I plant the plants, then I wait and wait.
The cherry tomatoes are always first.
I have three plants; three different … Continue reading.....
Taco Salad, a la Française
He was right.
Not that I'll ever tell him, but…
He was right.
Remember, back in the beginning of time, when I was searching for plates and forks so we could eat?
I was complaining because he, apparently bored labeling boxes, ended up listing some of them as 'Stuff she never uses'.… Continue reading.....
Healthier Taco Salad
What's the point in doing things the right way if one still gets the same bad result?
I mean, If being good and being bad both put me in the same exact place at the end of the day…. It's usually more fun to be bad…
I might as well enjoy the journey!
We had 'un petit … Continue reading.....