Occasionally I’m nice to people trying to get their work on-line….
This Guest Post, by Wendy Dessler, is one of those times.
Growing Your Own Food From Seed
Photo credit: Bingaman Mellish
It is hard to believe that 2018 is more than half over. Yet, … Continue reading..... “Growing Your Own Food From Seed”
We’re coming into another prime leftover season and, in my opinion, there is no better way to use up the odd bits than risotto.
I used chicken in this but you could easily use ham, turkey or anything else left in the fridge.
Or leave … Continue reading..... “Veggie Risotto; Festival of Lights and dinner, part I”
Everyone knows Beef Barley Soup but why not Chicken Barley Soup?
I love barley, in soup, salads, as a side dish….
You can use a whole fryer or any chicken parts to make stock. If you use a whole chicken you should have stock … Continue reading..... “Chicken Vegetable Barley Soup; things not to do in France”
Usually this time of year I have a cellar full of butternut and acorn squash with green beans, tomatoes, zucchini and chard still growing in my potager.
This year, the potager is done and I have 4 each butternut and acorn squashes.
On the … Continue reading..... “Cauliflower Gratin; the update”
Did you know that butternut squash isn't just another delicious vegetable
As well as being a great source of beta-carotene it's also, like dark leafy greens, a great source of antioxidants.
Makes me feel better already….
Everyone (including me) is putting it in pastas and … Continue reading..... “Butternut Squash Patties”
In the past, when I've made kebabs, I've done the vegetables on separate skewers. That makes it easier to get the meat and vegetables done the way we like them.
But this was a weeknight. I didn't want to fuss.
And I was serving it … Continue reading..... “Grilled Chicken Kebab Salad”
This is out of another little French cookbook.
I’ve been getting them at the DIY stores. Whoever came up with this idea is brilliant.
As I’m standing in line, with mon mari and his trolley full of who knows what, he runs off to find … Continue reading..... “Savory Pea and Ham Clafoutis”
The garden monsters have returned!
Last year I did a post on what to do with all the excess: tips on freezing zucchini and how to use what you froze.
This year, I thought I would give a few options for cooking zucchini, so one … Continue reading..... “Grilled Zucchini Salad; more and more zucchini”
First, a bit more about our Sedi….
On Sunday, we finally decided, after agonizing over it for weeks, that it was time.
Her back legs were almost useless and I could tell that one hip was popping in and out of the socket. She couldn’t … Continue reading..... “Rainbow Vegetables ‘en Cocotte’; a last bit on Sedi, the update”
I’m starting to feel like the ant when I would really like to spend some time as the grasshopper!
I know it’s important to get ready for winter, but it’s hard to be doing firewood when it’s a hot, sunny summer afternoon.
I really … Continue reading..... “Summer Vegetable Gratin; the update”