Harvest time in farm country….
It’s a lovely, warm, fall Sunday evening and the harvester just arrived to do the soy bean field.
No need to worry about closing the windows to keep out the dust – we’ve been enduring an invasion of Asian Lady … Continue reading.....
This is a Spanish dish rather than Moroccan, although the ingredients and method are similar.
Casseroles and slow-cooked dishes are very popular in Spain. They are cooked and served from a cazuela, which also gives them their name….
Much like the tagine in Morocco which … Continue reading.....
Gratins have gotten a bit of a bad reputation in the US.
This could be because they usually are drowned in heavy cream, have lots of butter and way too much cheese.
Not that there’s anything wrong with that – if you can limit your … Continue reading.....
Do you still have your grill out?
This is an easy side dish, with just a hint of sharpness from the mustard.
If you can get large, sweet onions, like Vidalia, they would be great here.
I used 2 red onions because that is what … Continue reading.....
We have ‘pork fairs’ here often. I usually buy whole pork loins, then slice them into nice, thick ‘chops’. Normally, one end of the loin is really not suitable for the chops and that gets used in stir-fries or risotto.
The last time I did … Continue reading.....
The holidays are over, almost…..
The cookies are gone, we’ve finished the liqueur-filled chocolates….
Time to get back to the real world.
I got the notice in the mail the other day that I’m being scheduled for my physical exam.
It’s done every five years … Continue reading.....
Finally we have a sunny day.
I was out working in the garden and I could almost see the plants stretching and straining towards the sun.
A salad seemed to be in order for this post – as well as a repeat of the salad … Continue reading.....
The hot weather has returned.
The oven is, once again, off and salads are back on the table.
This has been one of our favorites for years.
Bacon and cider vinegar add the traditional flavors of Hot German Potato Salad.
The green beans and celery … Continue reading.....