Everyone on the internet says one should use the slow cooker in the summer as it keeps the kitchen cooler.
I have news, folks….
Having mon mari do all the cooking outside on the barbecue keeps my kitchen cooler.
However, I had these strange pork … Continue reading.....
In the spring garden I have lettuce, spinach, radishes and chard.
In the summer garden I have tomatoes, green beans, summer squash, onions, sweet corn and chard.
In the fall garden I have tomatoes, winter squash and…. chard.
The sweet corn is only around for … Continue reading.....
We had a short, violent storm two nights ago.
After three hot, hot days, the sky got very black just before sunset. Suddenly a strong wind came up and we ran around the house closing the windows that we had just opened to let some … Continue reading.....
I do love alliteration!
I also love beans.
I just never thought of putting them in the bread before….
Kelly, of A Messy Kitchen, and our host kitchen for the month, thought it was a great idea.
So did the Babes…..
Velvety Bean … Continue reading.....
This is the chicken that I made to go with the Couscous Salad.
Actually, it was the other way around….. I came up with the chicken idea and wanted something fun to go with it.
We were very happy with both.
I use chicken … Continue reading.....
Couscous is very traditional Moroccan food.
Whether or not they ever turn it into a salad I have no idea, but, as hot as it gets there, they should.
I made this to go with a Moroccan Grilled Chicken – that recipe will be next.… Continue reading.....
We got back from Italy on Tuesday – but more about that later…..
First: Le Tour de France
One of the reasons we came home on Tuesday is that all of the roads would be closed on Wednesday because the Tour de France was passing … Continue reading.....
Baked beans are not something that one finds on this side of the pond.
We have some great bean dishes: Cassoulet, and Mogettes de Vendee, but nothing like the traditional Boston Baked Beans. (I made them once, for a French community picnic…. A few … Continue reading.....