Secrets From Your Personal Trainer – Give It a Year to Lose Weight

This really is the secret to long-term success: give yourself time.  If you don’t see immediate progress, give it more … Continue ReadingSecrets From Your Personal Trainer – Give It a Year to Lose Weight

Split Pea and Green Pea Soup with Fresh Dill

This is a rarity for me: a Vegan recipe!  I know, don’t faint.  🙂 http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Split-Pea-and-Green-Pea-Soup-with-Fresh-Dill-236775 Ingredients    3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive … Continue ReadingSplit Pea and Green Pea Soup with Fresh Dill

Smoked Mackerel Pate with Griddled Toast & Cress Salad

No, do not eat the griddled toast.  🙂  I love these pate/spread recipes (do a search and I’m sure I’ve … Continue ReadingSmoked Mackerel Pate with Griddled Toast & Cress Salad

Grilled Mushrooms with Pélardon Goat’s Cheese

Ingredients (for 4 people) 12 large heads of Paris mushrooms 1 shallot 25ml dry white wine (Costière de Nîmes) 4 … Continue ReadingGrilled Mushrooms with Pélardon Goat’s Cheese

Boules de Picolat – Beef and Sausage Meatballs in Sauce from Roussillon

Just don’t dredge in flour before browning the meatballs. 1 pound ground beef 1 pound sausage meat (see Note) 4 … Continue ReadingBoules de Picolat – Beef and Sausage Meatballs in Sauce from Roussillon

How Your Body Responds To Exercise – The Oatmeal

I have wasted … I mean thoroughly enjoyed this man’s comic strips! http://theoatmeal.com/

Happy New Year!

Well, it’s that time of year again.  I see a lot of new visits and, having been MIA for few … Continue ReadingHappy New Year!

What is Swai?

That is the question I asked myself when a reader asked if I had any recipes for it. From what … Continue ReadingWhat is Swai?

Basic Pork or Wild Boar Salami

http://honest-food.net/2014/08/07/basic-salami-recipe/ And one more I’m posting to both blogs. I have always preferred making things from scratch. I love learning … Continue ReadingBasic Pork or Wild Boar Salami

Essence of Tomato – ‘Strattu, Estratto, Conserva

http://honest-food.net/2009/09/14/essence-of-tomato-strattu-estratto-conserva/ This one I am actually cross-posting on both blogs (not just sharing). This is not only a fantastic way … Continue ReadingEssence of Tomato – ‘Strattu, Estratto, Conserva