Shrimp with the flavors of the Mediterranean: tomatoes, peppers, Greek olives, and feta cheese on spaghetti
It made me happy..
As usual, make is as hot as you like but with all of these flavors, even mon mari was happy without any added heat.
Although … Continue reading.....
This is one of those long-cooking dishes that I love doing during the winter. It’s not quite a stew and not quite a pasta.
I decided to make it for our dinner party.
We had Butternut Squash Soup to start, Mashed Potatoes, with the Corsican … Continue reading.....
Spaghetti pie was popular back in the ’70’s (I think).
I resurrect it from time to time.
It has, or can have, all the flavors of lasagne without the work.
Plus I can make it with whole wheat spaghetti to pretend that what I’m eating … Continue reading.....
I love pasta… All shapes and sizes.
I like to pair pasta with the sauce or other ingredients in the dish.
Mon mari doesn’t care about all that.
He no longer likes / wants to eat ‘short’ pastas like penne or rigatoni or farfalle.
But … Continue reading.....
This is a strange time of year in my kitchen.
The potager is completely unreliable, producing in fits and starts.
But it is producing, so I don’t really like to buy vegetables for the week.
But we have to eat.
So I either waste vegetables … Continue reading.....
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret: my normal, conservative, 'waste not; want not' self takes a hike this time of year.
When I have more zucchini (courgette – both green and yellow), tomatoes and basil than I know what to do with a … Continue reading.....
I so love dealing with the French phone company.
I few months ago I decided to see if a faster internet connection was available for our little backwater.
I went to the Orange office, identified myself (with copies of my bills as proof), stated my … Continue reading.....
Memories of the sandwich of horror.
When I told the story last week about my brother eating a cold, soggy buckwheat pancake for me, no one commented on the fact the he actually managed to swallow the dregs off my plate.
I pondered that for … Continue reading.....