It’s time to clean out the vegetable freezer.
It’s almost empty now, anyway. I usually defrost it around the first of March and turn it off until June when I start making soup from the excess spinach.
By September it’s so full I couldn’t squeeze … Continue reading.....
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.....
I’m still seeing leeks in the markets, although they’re starting to get a bit past their prime.
I’m pulling a big bunch of radishes from my potager every few days.
Why not a salad?
Serve it with a good country bread, or, if you’re feeling … Continue reading.....
Soup season is over, mon mari prefers not to eat pasta (notice how nicely I phrase that) so I officially declare it ‘Risotto Season’.
If I had to choose one food to eat for the rest of my live it would be a toss-up between … Continue reading.....
Happy Year of the Horse!
Tomorrow is the first day of the Chinese New Year celebration, which lasts until Feb. 17th.
I realize that many, if not most, people in the U.S. are giving more thought to the game coming up than celebrating the Year … Continue reading.....
I have made a lot of quiches in recent years… All with a rice crust.
I have never made the traditional Quiche Lorraine.
I still haven’t, although this version came close.
Leeks instead of onions and ham instead of bacon and soft, stinky cheese instead … Continue reading.....
Grilling season is over.
Daylight saving time is over
Fuel is being delivered tomorrow.
We have a fire in the fireplace.
The mice have all moved in….
Summer is over.
To celebrate I made mon mari’s favorite: Fish!
Okay, he hates fish…. … Continue reading.....
This weekend I cleaned the house, found the Christmas decorations, decorated the house, and baked Christmas breads (cranberry and pumpkin).
After all that I needed comfort food.
I could call this Three Cheese Lasagne but Turkey and Leek sounds so much healthier, doesn’t it?