One of the long-standing myths about life in Europe is that we suffer the lack of sour cream.
It's true: there is no sour cream here.
There is also no low-fat sour cream or non-fat sour cream (isn't non-fat cream an oxymoron?) for which I … Continue reading.....
It was a busy week, as they all are, but with a bit more variety (and tragedy).
Mon mari is still working on the ceiling in the second bedroom but should be finished soon.
In preparation we've laid out the next project: the second bathroom.… Continue reading.....
Those who know me know I don’t do hot food.
It’s a simple enough reason – or so I thought.
I have a rather esoteric allergy. I’ve explained it all before and won’t bore you with doing so again
Suffice it to say that I … Continue reading.....
It's a pretty day, despite the layer of ash that's hanging over our heads, unseen by us except in the colorful sunsets.
I decided to do a pretty post in honor of the occasion.
Our apple tree is humming.
It's absolutely packed with blossoms and … Continue reading.....
I miss my kitchen.
Since I have been gone I have eaten some excellent food in restaurants.
And some not so good.
I have eaten lunches consisting of nothing but two apples; and one of nothing but a Double Chocolate Fudge Brownie.
I’ll leave you … Continue reading.....
The saying goes "You are what you eat." By default that must mean "You are what you buy." Since supermarkets have a tendency to stock what actually sells we can tell a lot about a culture by what's on the shelves. When I am in … Continue reading.....