Category Archives: Cookery

A Truffle Shared is a Truffle Halved.

Yesterday, all my truffles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Truffle oil.  Who would have thought that a few drops could make such a difference to a dish? I made mashed potatoes and artichoke … Continue reading

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Dad Jokes

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Lazy Sunday

It is 44 degrees outside in the shade of my carport.  A mere 34 inside  on the shady side of the house. There is not a cloud in the sky. My parsley, mint and coriander, growing out in the sun, … Continue reading

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Wild Mountain Thyme

 Wild Mountain Thyme O the summer time has come All the hills are sweetly blooming And the wild mountain thyme All the moorlands are perfuming. Will you go, lassie, go? And we’ll all go together, To pull wild mountain thyme, … Continue reading

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2014: The Saga Continues…

More mundane details of the life of an aging EHO… Today was a perfect day for a ride. The sun was behind clouds most of the time and the temperature was pleasantly in the lower mid twenties.  I set out … Continue reading

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The Case Against Drugs

I was pretty stoned yesterday. I took my pain killers on an empty stomach, (f you don’t count coffee).   That probably explains the munchies I experienced and my ensuing industry in setting out to cook Red Cabbage and Bread … Continue reading

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Flashback to Four Years Ago.

Marlin makes an excellent chowder. Or should I say that I make an excellent chowder, using marlin as an ingredient. I am glad it turned out well. There was little marlin for error. (Dave says: My turn to say ‘ouch!’ … Continue reading

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