We’ve been having a summer vegetable shortage.
To be honest, I don’t find that surprising and I hadn’t even noticed since we’re still in the middle of winter.
I don’t ever buy summer vegetables; I grow them. If I did buy summer vegetables I would … Continue reading.....
I know spinach is not a traditional filling for enchiladas.
Consider these ‘alternative enchiladas’.
Actually, no…. I just changed my mind. Many people think that black beans, jalapeño peppers and avocados are classic enchilada fillings.
They are misinformed.
They have been reading fake recipes and … Continue reading.....
This is another of those recipes that I have been making forever.
I make it often for the two of us (which is the recipe below).
I have also, often, made it for family and friends – as many as 14 (just multiply by 7 … Continue reading.....
Another spring risotto.
Spring is that time of year when we go from barbecued chicken to risotto to grilled burgers to beef stew.
One could say we cook with the seasons.
One could also say we cook with the weather.
We have high hopes that … Continue reading.....
This is the starter we had the other night with the Pesto Shrimp and Gnocchi.
It was a tough choice deciding in which dish to use which color of asparagus.
I made a unilateral decision, thinking the white asparagus would show up nicely on … Continue reading.....
The first time I made lasagne was when I was first living on my own – probably for a dinner party.
I made it according to a recipe that was making the circuit at the time and that I still see making the circuit on … Continue reading.....
Day 2 of Pumpkins and Puppies Week
I grew these miniature pumpkins 2 years ago.
They were perfect single serving size and just demanded being stuffed.
Baby Pumpkins Stuffed with Creamy Spinach
Total time: 45 minutes
- 2 tiny pumpkins
- 2oz (60gr) fresh spinach, roughly
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When I lived in the US it seemed the only acceptable way to eat spinach was with bacon…. Lots and lots of bacon.
We like spinach with bacon.
We also like it with just a sprinkle of fresh lemon juice.
This is quickly … Continue reading.....