Monthly Archives: March 2012

Oban Single Malt Scotch Whisky Paté

I talk to myself… (quite often in fact) with assorted random instructions, reassurances, quiet reminders,View full post »

The Good Housewife’s No~Fail Pie Crust

I’d like to think we’ve come a long way… from this… or this.. (I think I have thoseView full post »

Borrowing Bartolini’s Bone~In Braised Beef Short Ribs

♥ ♥ A day like this calls for comfort food… perhaps a Bartolini Bone-In Braised Beef Short Rib recipe. ThereView full post »

“What’s in a name? That which we call a tart by any other name would taste as sweet…” W Shakespeare

Much Ado about Nothing, Act IV, Sc. I I never tempted her with tart too large, But, as a brother to his sister,View full post »

The Paper~Bag Trout

Some of you may be familiar with the Paper-Bag Princess.. She goes on a quest to slay the dragon who has kidnapped herView full post »

A Year in Provence ~ Betteraves Printemps

Some readers may wonder where Smidge’s particular passion for “all things edible” arose. HavingView full post »

A Recipe for Rain and Spring Oranges Pound Cake

A Recipe for Rain   ♥ I’ve been watching our skies.. searching for a hint of rain No snow,  justView full post »

Roasted Asparagus Tart

A Palate for Pleasure ~ Roasted Asparagus Tart

I have a wee test for you today. (come on, there’s only one question!) Which of the following answers correctlyView full post »

Spring Asparagus Ribbons Salad

Raise your hand if your New Year’s Resolution was to EAT HEALTHY Raise your hand if you had the fortitude toView full post »

Grilled Spring Asparagus Soup with Chili Croutons

Event: Spring When: March 20th in the wee hours of the morning  I thought I was feeling better (until I got this nastyView full post »

Harmonic Inclination for Honey Roasted Potatoes

Harmonic Inclination If a sound wave is divided again and again the harmonic pitch rises, higher and higher,View full post »

Shrimp Oodles

Just Show Up Some days are lackluster, they lack the muster, to motivate, spur or spark, instigate and animate, orView full post »