I have not been making pretty food lately
I have been making good food, however….. Appearances can be deceiving.
In this case I’ll blame it on the cook (mon mari).
He does warn to be careful once you start basting as the barbecue sauce can … 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.....
We’ve had a bumper crop of lettuce this year.
First we had the red and green curly heads that I planted from sets.
That was followed by the red and green ‘mesclun’ mix that I planted from seed.
We’re finishing with the red and green … Continue reading.....
Summer cooking is all about the grill chez nous.
And grilling meat is all about the marinade.
I make a lot of different marinades…. some are old favorites, some are whatever I grab out of the fridge that might need using up. As we … Continue reading.....
My mother made the Thanksgiving turkey every year. She always made it with Sage Stuffing. For a stuffed 20 lb turkey and enough dressing to feed a dozen people she used a teaspoon or so of sage.
It could have been less. She was careful … Continue reading.....
Grilled chicken doesn’t have to be smothered in barbecue sauce to be good.
Sometimes, especially when it’s hot, lighter is better.
Capers, tarragon and lemon add lots of flavor to simple chicken breasts, but with a lighter twist.
The chicken is marinated for just 15 … Continue reading.....
As any of you who read my blog or use my recipes know I rarely use prepared ingredients.
I stopped using them when we moved to this side of the pond, primarily because they weren’t available.
The supermarket aisles weren’t lined with Hamburger Helper or … Continue reading.....
We eat a lot of grilled chicken in the summer, specifically thighs and legs. In the winter it’s oven-fried. We have it at least once a week and mon mari would be even happier if it was more often.
I like more variety.
And I … Continue reading.....