Did I mention we are getting into easy cooking?
If mon mari doesn’t want to cook on the grill (cold rain, for example) I’ll do something simple in a skillet.
Anything with a quick pan sauce works.
I had veal but this would also be … Continue reading.....
Did I mention that mon mari bought a new gas grill?
It was time……
Our old one needed new lava rocks last year.
Gas grills no longer use lava rocks – or at least they don’t here.
So we ordered lava rocks from Amazon.de (Germany) … Continue reading.....
We had dinner in the village last night.
It was the Repas de Chasse, or hunter’s dinner. All of the villages in the area have them after hunting season is over. This is the first year that we’ve gone.
It started at 7:30 and … Continue reading.....
I don’t remember why or how this became a tradition.
I know that it’s only my tradition.
But as soon as I start thinking about decorating for Christmas I get a craving for Veal Marengo.
I’m not sure when I started making it, but it’s … Continue reading.....
I’ve been in a lazy cooking mood lately…
I want quick, easy, warm and comforting.
In my kitchen that means risotto.
Risotto alla Osso Buco
Total time: 30 minutes
- 2/3 cup Arborio rice (or other rice specifically for risotto – Carnaroli or Vialone Nano)
I think I’m back.
But I’ve thought that before.
The most recent was when I uploaded the photos for this update.
Photoshop very politely informed me that I had already activated the software twice, which is (apparently) my limit, so could I please deactivate one … Continue reading.....
While I take a break visiting family, step back with me in time to 3 years ago, when we were homeless, to the beginning of this project…. And all of our frustrations:
I have concluded, in my vast and intensive study of my fellow humans, … Continue reading.....
I like to shop.
I don’t do it very often, and, fortunately for my wallet, I like window-shopping best.
Still, being on my own in the US for 2 weeks, it was inevitable that I succumbed to that great American past time.
What … Continue reading.....