I may have mentioned a few times that my mother was not a creative cook.
She loved baking but did not enjoy cooking. After she died I nabbed her recipes. Easily 80% of them were for desserts, pies, pastries, cake, cookies, candy and anything else … Continue reading.....
We’ve been having a summer vegetable shortage.
To be honest, I don’t find that surprising and I hadn’t even noticed since we’re still in the middle of winter.
I don’t ever buy summer vegetables; I grow them. If I did buy summer vegetables I would … Continue reading.....
Coq au Vin, Chicken Braised in Red Wine, is a French Classic.
Doing it in white wine, less so.
Doing it in a slow cooker is, well, shall we just say it’s something new.
When I first made it, braised as one should, I used … Continue reading.....
I’ve been liking my slow cooker so much that I bought another one!
My original slow cooker is 3 1/2 litres, which is what I used for this recipe. But, as I cook for two, it was too big if I just wanted to do … Continue reading.....
Another spring risotto.
Spring is that time of year when we go from barbecued chicken to risotto to grilled burgers to beef stew.
One could say we cook with the seasons.
One could also say we cook with the weather.
We have high hopes that … Continue reading.....
As some things come to an end others are just starting.
We have declared Asparagus Season to be finished.
The last green that we bought was skinny and tasty but the heads were just starting to flower.
The last white we bought was big, fat … Continue reading.....