This is a really simple béchamel sauce that I added only a few ingredients to, this evening. It’s easy and it’s fast and it goes wonderfully over vegetables, pasta and chicken. If you don’t have garlic powder and thyme, I promise they’re worth buying, since they’re very versatile. The recipe’s [...]
It all started innocently enough, when I started thinking about pizza. I know I know. It happens to me a lot lately. This is probably one of the last pizza-like posts I will be doing for a while.
Anyway, I started thinking about pizza as a tart. Isn’t that sort of what it is? Then [...]
It’s raining today, so I decided I needed something comforting and warm but not too heavy, considering that it is summer, despite the fact that I can nearly smell the apple orchard down the road. I guess I still have just a few more weeks of summer posts, before the real fall happenings roll into [...]
Five Years Ago Today…
I met you and my heart nearly burst when I finally got to hold you in my arms.
You taught me about ninjas, cowboys, space aliens, superheroes and dragon fighting.
You had a lot of hair, which was adorably [...]
We spent the day outside today. The pool and the gentle breeze were pleasant and the passing clouds were timed perfectly to cool the deck slightly. I didn’t burn my toes as I removed them from the crisp clean water of the baby pool and onto the steamy boards of the deck. I heard [...]
This has been lightened and simplified from the typical frenchy-french type of recipe. It’s easy, and it’s so delicious. If you have anyone within five yards of you while you’re making these, they grab a spoon and dive right in - that’s instant portion control….just roll with it.
I made the [...]
Why is it that I find it annoying for people to lecture about eating right and healthy unless they’re Jamie Oliver? Is it the British accent? hmmm….well, anyway… I love his recipes, I love that it’s always minimalistic but delicious, I love that it’s easy for home-cooks to grasp. I especially love that his dishes are never over the top [...]