This was the first dish I made when I started learning about the foods of Morocco.
It’s still one of our favorites.
I find it interesting that almost every cuisine that uses a bit of spice and lots of tomatoes has a dish that combines … Continue reading.....
I can’t buy ground veal or ground turkey or ground chicken here… And rarely see ground pork.
Bulk sausage, yes, but not just ground pork.
In Andorra I could find all of the above, as I’m sure you all can in the US.
But not … Continue reading.....
I got a present in the post the other day!
I love getting presents….
Especially unexpected presents.
Well, this wasn’t totally unexpected. The nice people from Ariosto sent me a message on Facebook and asked if I wanted to try their herb and spice mixes.… Continue reading.....
I'm trying to tidy my desktops – both the one that sits on my computer and the one that my computer sits on.
Never an easy task.
The puppies have been taking all of my time lately, and things have rather piled up.
The vet … Continue reading.....
Life goes on – and so does the work.
Or, maybe, life goes on because of the work.
Mon mari is still working on the ceiling….
And complaining vociferously about his decision to keep the beams exposed…. Something about all the little cuts and angles … Continue reading.....
It’s so much more fun to do an update when I have new walls or tiled floors to show, but, alas, at some point in time the boring ‘crap’ work has to get done, too.
During his non-lifting phase this summer / fall mon mari… Continue reading.....
“C called this morning and wanted to know how to cook bacon. I told her to boil it…. in a big pot, like spaghetti.”
The kid can have a wicked sense of humor.
But his friend really didn’t have a clue how to cook something … Continue reading.....
Most of us can happily eat supermarket cabbages or broccoli, are ecstatic with farmer's market green beans and zucchini, and are thrilled to see a local pick-up truck selling just picked (that morning) sweet corn.
Tomatoes are different.
Most of us will agree … Continue reading.....
In addition to my 3 cherry tomato plants I have a few regular-size tomatoes: 2 yellow, 3 orange (1 was mis-labeled) 1 black, (should have had 2 – see orange) 2 red, 2 beefsteak and 3 Roma.
All the tomatoes have been ripening steadily this … Continue reading.....