Vegetable Lo Mein

The other day, while too hot to garden, was perfectly suited to jumping in the convertible and shopping. One of our stops was at Barnes and Noble bookstore where I let Sandy know I wouldn’t be buying any more cookbooks. I have plenty. But, one meander through the bargain section and I had collected an … Continue reading


Basque Garlic Soup

This recipe comes from the January 2019 edition of Food & Wine Magazine, and it meets both my requirements: easy and incredibly flavorful. So, here you go! 4 oz. high-quality baquette 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 1 garlic head (about 12 cloves), peeled and finely chopped 1 heaping Tbsp. smoked Spanish paprika 8 cups homemade … Continue reading

Sweet Corn Madeleines

This afternoon I made a French chicken stew (chicken thighs, whatever veggies I had in the fridge, broth, white wine, butter, fresh rosemary and bay leaves) for lunch and decided to try this new recipe Sandy found in the August 2017 edition of Sunset Magazine. I wanted a little something to serve with the stew … Continue reading