Tortilla, a Spanish Word with Two Meanings

  My Mexican friends and those from Spain may both speak Spanish, but they don’t mean the same when they say “Tortilla.” ­čÖé In Spain ‘tortilla’ is a mix of beaten eggs and anyone of the following: Veggies, cold cuts, beef, chicken or even fish. You may think ‘omelet’ but Spain is very particular about…

Chicken with Rosemary Limoncello

    As promised in my limoncello post from April 10 ,┬áhere is┬ámy chicken limoncello recipe. Recipe Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, 3 Sprigs of rosemary, 1/2 cup limoncello, chicken legs, salt, pepper. Directions ┬á1.┬áHere I am cutting some fresh rosemary sprigs from my garden┬áto include in my recipe. Store-bought fresh rosemary will do fine. I…

My Spring (Fruit) Garden

My spring fruit garden is starting to wake up. ┬áThis is our┬áblooming apple tree! It is absolutely fantastic. Nature comes┬áback stronger each year, promising delicious, abundant harvests! A few years ago we planted two kinds of apple trees and the tags are nowhere to be found. I’ll need to see┬áthem growing back┬áto remind myself to…

White Lasagna

My family is the biggest fan of lasagna.┬áSo,┬áI┬ámake it once a week. Normally I make enough┬áso everyone can┬áhave seconds (if they want.) My┬ádilemma┬áis┬áthat they┬álove┬áit so much that they usually eat┬áit all!┬áErgo, no leftovers! ­čśŽ Last night, as we were┬ácleaning up after our delicious lasagna dinner, I saw┬átwo pieces of chicken breast and┬ásome bechamel sauce left…

Bread – The Oldest Food and my Favorite Dining Companion

Bread is┬ámost likely┬áhumanity’s oldest prepared food item. Versatile, adaptable, resourceful, multifaceted, and multicultural too.┬áThe earliest recorded time reporting the presence of flour in Europe was 30,000 years ago. Bread was part of the table service in medieval Europe. It was used as a trencher or plate charger, while it absorbed all the saucy components of…