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Granny Comeaux’s Cabbage Rolls

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

Jackie makes the best cabbage rolls every New Year’s Day. She uses a recipe handed down from her great grand mother: Granny Comeaux. Blend in blender: 1 Bell pepper, 2 celery, 1 large onion, parsley, green onions, garlic Drain in colander Mix Meat in Bowl: 1 lb. Ground pork, 1 lb. Ground beef Season meat with […]

Best Days Ahead of Us

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

I always get a chuckle when people talk about the “good ol’ days.”  When people image the past, they usually imagine themselves in a utopian cottage or a royal palace.  For the vast majority of people in past, their life was nasty, brutish, and short. Before the late 1900s, humans lacked basic knowledge of microbiology […]

Sevilla Mussels

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Ronda Ravioli

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

Ronda Ratatouille

Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Spanish pimentos are amazing. Vibrant Color. Sweet taste. A few simple ingredients transform into a great meal.

Pierna de Cordero Lechal, Nerja

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Lamb is another product more often found in an European grocery than one in the USA. This leg of lamb provided a nice center piece to our supper. The Nerja apartment had a true oven which made roasting it much easier. The trick with a European oven is to set the timer as well as […]

Granada Pan Fried Fish

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

European supermarkets have more fresh fish than American supermarkets. The challenge is cooking in a kitchen with only a limited stove top. One trick is to precook the onions in the microwave. It speeds up the process. Pescador is one of my favorite wines. It is fresh and crisp with a few bubbles.

Toledo Cabecero de lomo and Vegetable Cous Cous

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Traveling and cooking are adventures. The simplest ingredients make for a terrific meal. Meat, butter, vegetables and cous cous. The meat is usually the most adventurous. Cabecero de lomo El cabecero de lomo es una carne diferente a la carne de lomo. El cabecero también es un corte de la parte superior del cerdo, pero […]

Pizza

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

 

Coupe du monde de la boulangerie

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

“Pour son feuilleton hebdomadaire, France 2 a suivi l’équipe de France des boulangers, qui tente de décrocher le titre mondial.” “Déborah, boulangère dans la région de Strasbourg (Alsace) prépare la Coupe du monde depuis trois ans.” “L’équipe hollandaise, qui ouvre la compétition, a huit heures pour réaliser plus de 300 produits. Une viennoiserie surprise doit […]

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