Monthly Archives: November 2015

Moros y Cristianos

   The sliders hogged the picture, but at the top left is a bowl of black beans and rice – hence the blog title.  I’d heard the term applied to this food dish, but did not know it was a … Continue reading

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Teeny Tiny Cheese and Caraway Rolls

Inspired by Tasty Eats – I made the above rolls with leftover white and sweet potatoes. I didn’t measure the potatoes, nor make them up special as she shows – I just plopped them into a bowl, added the … Continue reading

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Red Tree Watercolor

This tree turns the most beautiful colors, but it is not on my usual route through the complex, so some years I miss its total glory. This is how it looked as I came home from the grocery store a … Continue reading

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Vitamin Red and Polenta

On a lark, I did Thanksgiving several days ago, so we are already deeply involved with leftover turkey. This is a good thing! ;-> I thinned down some Turkey a la King into Cream of Turkey soup, and it was … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Juice Cocktail

While we were visiting The Mayo Clinic, we paid a visit to the local Safeway store to reprovision during our stay in the Phoenix area. I had forgotten to bring along our tart cherry juice, so having enjoyed the pomegranate … Continue reading

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Six O’Clock in the Morning

This is what six o’clock in the morning looks like to a night owl. He ate his omelet and then staggered back to bed to nap for a few more hours. Mornings, especially at six o’clock, are just not his … Continue reading

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PET Omelette

Here’s what DH had to start off his six-hour fast with nothing but water for the first five hours, and then nothing at all for the last hour. Still low-carb diet, so no toast or cornbread. This omelette was composed … Continue reading

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