I have a confession to make….
All the times I have raved about Pesto Rosso, and we love Pesto Rosso, it’s been a store-bought Pesto Rosso.
Barilla to be exact.
When I did the Pesto Rosso Pizza one of my readers asked if I could … Continue reading.....
This is one of those dishes that turned out well even though I went at it all wrong.
I’ve been doing that lately. I blame it on the dogs, but more about that later….
I got the idea from Anneli at Delicieux and her Chard … Continue reading.....
I love it when the potager starts to come together!
I’m finally getting enough zucchini so we can eat all we want and still make soup for the freezer.
The slicing tomato plants are loaded, the tomatoes ripening at a good pace for eating, and … Continue reading.....
The problem, not that I’ve had time to ponder it a bit more, is that I haven’t been shopping lately.
I’m not referring to the shopping (groceries)…. I do the shopping every week.
I’m referring to shopping, as in retail therapy.
More on that later….… Continue reading.....
First, the good news….
We’ve had sunshine for three days in a row.
Another week of this and the mud may be gone from our front garden!
We could have clean dogs again!!!!
Well… There’s always hope.
And, in the meantime, there’s pasta.
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I love the names of traditional Italian dishes.
I know, as a food blogger, I should have called this dish: Braised Veal Scallops with Mushrooms and Tomatoes.
Drowned Veal just sounds so much more interesting, don’t you think?
Drunken Pork is on the next … Continue reading.....
Do you use a Béchamel sauce when you make lasagne?
Back in my younger days, when I lived in the US, I made lasagne with ground beef, cottage cheese and tomato sauce.
Well, that and onions, garlic, oregano, and a sprinkling of Parmesan (from the … Continue reading.....
I have done lots of slow-cooked beef dishes with red wine.
This is with white wine.
It’s based on a French recipe from the Alsace region and calls for Riesling or Sylvaner.
Beef cooked in red wine has a hearty, wine-y flavor. This was … Continue reading.....
Hot and spicy can be difficult terms when it comes to describing food.
Or, at least, they seem to be for me.
I recently had a conversation during which I said I didn’t eat ‘hot’ food.
The conclusion was that I preferred my food to … Continue reading.....