Mon mari needs his carbs at every meal.
Often, with salads, he’ll have bread. Sometimes, though, I add the carbs to the salad, either as a grain (rice, quinoa) grilled potatoes or even pasta.
So this is a Spinach Salad with pasta rather than a … Continue reading.....
After having a day that was totally derailed I now have had two more.
But these were fun.
First…. the quiche.
I finally fixed the other half of our Christmas ham that had been languishing in the freezer. I did something I’ve never done before.… Continue reading.....
We’re coming into another prime leftover season and, in my opinion, there is no better way to use up the odd bits than risotto.
I used chicken in this but you could easily use ham, turkey or anything else left in the fridge.
Or leave … Continue reading.....
Yes, I know, one can eat risotto year-round but we don’t chez nous….. We only eat it during the cooler months.
We only use the barbecue in the warmer months although I have known Minnesotans to be heroically tending the grill outdoors … Continue reading.....
This is it…. The last salad of the season.
We’ve had a good crop of lettuces this year and have been eating salads almost non-stop for over a month. But all things must end and this is the end of our salads.
To be honest … Continue reading.....
I could almost call this ‘Lazy Risotto’ as there is so little work involved.
The spinach was from the freezer; the ham was leftover from the Christmas.
There was a little chopping and a little stirring and that’s it!
You do know that you don’t … Continue reading.....
We’ve all (or at least most of us) had our share of frozen pot pies – usually chicken.
This is different.
For one thing it used up the rest of our holiday ham.
For the other I used purchased puff pastry and only for a … Continue reading.....
This is one of our favorite ‘leftover ham’ dishes.
It’s ‘requested several times during the winter. If I don’t have leftover ham I buy a thick slice at the deli counter.
I’ve been making it for years, and yes, I posted the recipe in the … Continue reading.....