It’s been soup season here for two reasons:
- I have an excess of tomatoes.
- I love soup.
When I was growing up there were two kinds of soup at my house
One was Beef Vegetable, made with short ribs, onions, carrots, celery, potatoes, cabbage, rutabagas … Continue reading.....
When the freezer is full and so are the tomato plants…..
I make soup.
The yellow tomatoes are still producing like crazy while the red and green tomatoes have more or less retired.
As long as I had all the yellow tomatoes, and it was … Continue reading.....
This is a quick and easy soup for a first course or light lunch.
I like to make it in the fall when it’s cool enough for soup but I still have tomatoes and basil in the garden.
It also works well with canned tomatoes … Continue reading.....
With a counter full of tomatoes and a freezer packed full of everything from last summer I had a problem.
We were eating them as fast as we could but couldn’t begin to keep up.
We’ve also been having unseasonably warm weather.
I wasn’t in … Continue reading.....
I’ts soup time chez nous.
Everyday I go out to my potager and come back with a full basket of vegetables.
That’s the thing about kitchen gardens…. You wait and watch and water and wonder if you’ll ever get anything and all of a sudden … Continue reading.....
We played yesterday.
We don't play often, but it is summer, and when the opportunity presents itself to have a leisurely Sunday lunch one really should take advantage.
When I learned that one of my favorite food bloggers was going to be in the neighborhood, … Continue reading.....
As long as I an in the US, visiting family and having a wee holiday, I thought I would entertain you by reprinting:
The Saga of the Titre de Sejour, French Paperwork in 4-parts
Part VI August 2, 2006
We have our 'Titre de Sejour', … Continue reading.....
Tomato and Red Pepper Soup
What are a few seeds in the face when one is finally sleeping in one's own house?
Our house, like most old houses in the French countryside, used to be a farmhouse.
The first clue was the attached barn.
No … Continue reading.....