Last week I confessed to the fact that I loath cleaning.
This week I confess to the fact that I love chestnuts.
You’re wondering how I’m going to tie those two statements together, now, aren’t you?
Oh ye of little faith…..
When we lived in Andorra I had an excellent cleaner.
For the equivalent of about 25 US … Continue reading.....
Our neighbors told us that we needn’t worry about mice because our barn had been inhabited by feral cats for several years.
It would seem the cats have moved on and the mice have moved in.
I’m not certain who was more startled the other night: me, seeing the big, fat gray mouse come racing around the corner … Continue reading.....
Carrot Celery Soup
You're watching the telly… or a movie….
You, the viewer, know that the brutal, rapist/serial killer is sitting on the living room sofa holding a long, razor-sharp knife… Waiting patiently.
It's late; a dark, moonless night.
The woman comes home, unlocks the door and walks into her house. She puts her keys down, hangs up her coat … Continue reading.....
When one is employed and moves into a new community, there is a network of people in existence (your co-workers) that starts you off to establish your new social life.
When one has children and moves into a new community, there is a network of people in existence (other parents) that starts you off to establish your new … Continue reading.....
Pork Lo Mein with Peanut Sauce
8oz (250 gr) pork tenderloin, boneless chops, leftover pork
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp minced ginger
1/2 bell pepper, green or red
1/2 head broccoli, 6oz (180gr)
4oz (250gr) mushrooms
4oz (250gr) spaghetti
1 tbs sesame oil
1 tbs olive oil
1 cup (8oz, 250ml) beef stock
2 tbs peanut butter
2 … Continue reading.....
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It’s Summer (almost)! Paul, over at Writing at the Kitchen Table is have a Big Burger Ballyhoo to celebrate the season.
Wisconsin bar hamburgers! I remember them fondly! Well, actually, more than fondly. They were as close to perfect food as one could get.
I’m talking about the small town beer bar with a griddle (not … Continue reading.....