I’m not a boxed cereal kind of gal. Not when I’m alone — and certainly not when I have company.
For challenges (and all-round eating out of the FOODalogue kitchen), I rely on what’s on-hand. Anything that’s not fresh or healthy(ish) is kept to a minimum … a pinch, sprinkle, dusting or dollop.
Not a likely combination, I thought. I even had the nerve to say “I don’t think I’m going to like it” to my host when she made it. Boy, was I wrong! It was delicious and, 3 weeks later, I haven’t stopped thinking about it. Continue Reading
What’s comes to your mind when you think of meat and potatoes?
I bet most people would say a Sunday roast or, perhaps, a slow-cooked stew or meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Undoubtedly, beef would be the most popular answer — so I went with ham.
You won’t miss the potatoes. In fact, like me, you may even prefer it this way. Continue Reading
This is a great salad to carry to a party. Whether you carry it out or wow guests at home, it really is a ‘must try’.
I associate compote with my maternal grandmother. It’s not that I have a specific recollection of her making it for me…but, somehow, when I think of compote I think of her, so there must be a connection somwewhere in the recesses of my childhood memories.
I think she would approve of my recipe. Continue Reading
A little truffle salt and it’s good enough to pair with wine…I did! Continue Reading