Marinated Baby Artichokes: easy recipe for homemade baby artichokes with your choice of herbs and spices.
Who in their wildest imagination first thought to eat an artichoke? First of all it is a thistle flower bud with lots of prickly thorns all over it. To eat the petals you scrape the "flesh" off each one with your teeth, then finish it off by eating the "heart" portion in the middle. I am… Continue reading Artichokes with Zesty Sauce
Some Chicken Fricassee recipes are fat laden chicken and gravy. This one is something entirely different, chicken breasts stewed in tomatoes and mushrooms. But that was the name on the recipe when I go it so I am sticking with it. We have been playing a lot of Super Mario in my house lately. Paper… Continue reading Chicken Fricassee – Chicken Stewed in Tomatoes and Mushrooms
In 1999, my parents hosted a family reunion for the Lalanne and Vineys families. It was a bit bigger than our usual 4th of July party. And everyone had a blast getting to know each other. Some cousins hadn't seen each other in decades, and to watch them scamper after each other you'd have thought they were… Continue reading Cold Rice Salad