Did I mention we are getting into easy cooking?
If mon mari doesn’t want to cook on the grill (cold rain, for example) I’ll do something simple in a skillet.
Anything with a quick pan sauce works.
I had veal but this would also be … Continue reading.....
This is why a bought the small slow cooker….
I wanted to be able to do pork chops without all the vegetables needed to get the larger, 3 1/2 quart slow cooker, to ‘appropriate’ levels.
The small slow cooker is just over 2 quarts – … Continue reading.....
I always buy at least two things in Spain: olive oil and sherry.
We can’t get sherry in France and olive oil is only available in small bottles. In Spain I buy 3 or 5 liter cans.
I also buy other stuff if I have … Continue reading.....
Pork tenderloins are great for stuffing. They’re easy to slice open and cook in 30 minutes or less.
They don’t take a lot of stuffing, just enough to add flavor..
I stuffed this with mushrooms.
They kind of oozed out the top, which was fine … Continue reading.....
The package of phyllo that I buy has 12 sheets.
As in most things, when cooking for two, it requires planning to use it all.
Tightly wrapped it will keep well in the fridge for a week and still be okay after two, although it … Continue reading.....
Month 6 of the Secret Recipe Club.
This month I had a brief meander down memory lane at La Cocina de Leslie.
It was like being back in Andorra!
Not that she lives in Andorra….. Or even on this side of the pond.… Continue reading.....
My winter squashes were strange this year. Most of them didn’t form until late in the season, which meant I had to leave them a lot longer before they were ripe.
Fine, I can deal with that.
But they were also all different sizes. I … Continue reading.....
Mon mari avoids pasta but loves gnocchi.
I don’t ask; I just accept and enjoy.
A package of fresh gnocchi is too much for us for one dinner, but not enough for two – so we always have it for a first course one night … Continue reading.....