Quick-cooking polenta makes a very easy side dish for a quick dinner.
If you have just a bit more time it makes cute single-serve timbales.
These slip out of the ramekins easily but still hold their shape making for a very pretty presentation.
The Caramelized … Continue reading.....
I posted the original recipe for these years ago but it has been lost, so to speak.
As mushroom season is starting I thought it was time to re-do it.
The vegetables are partially cooked before layering and baking, so they spend less time in … Continue reading.....
Harvest time in farm country….
It’s a lovely, warm, fall Sunday evening and the harvester just arrived to do the soy bean field.
No need to worry about closing the windows to keep out the dust – we’ve been enduring an invasion of Asian Lady … Continue reading.....
This is a lazy dish that looks a bit fancy….. Perfect holiday entertaining.
Well, it is as long as you have leftover spaghetti squash and some tomato sauce in the freezer or pantry.
We are two.
When I cut into a spaghetti or butternut squash … Continue reading.....
Yes, we still have zucchini, although I made this with a yellow squash.
Now that the evenings are cooler some of the cooking is moving back to the kitchen.
I make timbales often, and with a lot of different vegetables. They make a lovely presentation … Continue reading.....
Just say ‘NON’ to Valentine’s Day.
Okay, maybe that’s not the approach for everyone, but I do think the hype and expectations surrounding a day that used to be for paper hearts and little sugar candies has gotten a bit over the top.
For many, … Continue reading.....
I like timbales.
They’re easy – a little prep followed by 25 – 30 minutes in the oven… Which makes them great for a dinner party, for two or 10.
Plus, for all you health-conscious folks out there, it’s a great way to get in … Continue reading.....
Now that all of the summer squash is either safely tucked into my freezer or the compost pile, it’s time to tackle the winter squash.
All squashes are cucurbits and, though there are four species of squash that encompass what we have in our gardens … Continue reading.....
Does anyone sell Doggie Depends?
Sedi, our pretty little abandonada German Shepherd (Alsatian) mix, has become incontinent.
She wets the bed.
And the floor.
3 times a day I give her a syringe full of medicine, in the mouth.… Continue reading.....