Today there is going to be no nostalgic excursions. I threw this stew quickly together for dinner the other day, and it turned out very well. It’s got a somewhat soupy consistency because I didn’t brown the meat, I sweated it together with onions, just like my mom taught me. Then I added a few […]
Some time before we moved to the U.S., we decided to hire a tutor to brush up our English. The lady was a former compatriot of ours, who had emigrated a long time ago to the U.S., lived there for years and years, and then came back to Ukraine to enjoy her retirement in the […]
I remember when those long titles were popular They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? or How to Win Friends and Influence People or How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying… You get the point, don’t you? Today is my turn for a short post with one of those long titles.
As you may already know from my previous post, I had a bit of a lamb surplus this week. Since we are counting carbs, making our family’s favorite – plov — is out of question, so I had to come up with something else. Being in the middle of clay pot cooking streak, I wanted to […]
In search of some new ways of using lamb — we had a surplus of it this week — I found a neat recipe here. It seemed fairly straight-forward and sounded very promising, although no picture was provided. Who posts recipes without pictures these days, I wonder. In hindsight, I probably shouldn’t have attempted it […]
Today is going to be just a quick post. No nostalgic ramblings, no gastronomical musings, no pseudo-scientific reports. This dish is effortless. I did no research, no recipe comparison, no option evaluation. All I did was — chop and load, chop and load. Shocked? Me, too!
To celebrate the last day of the National Soup Month, I made this quick and easy Spanish Sausage & Lentil soup. I’ve made it before several times. The major difference this time — I tried it in a clay pot (bean pot). This beautiful Italian bean pot has been sitting idly in my cabinet for […]