Harvest “Salad” with Duck Confit

HARVEST “SALAD” Once the weather properly cools and it’s really “Fall”, I can pretty much guarantee I’ll gain a good 3-4 pounds. In about a week. Something about the heart warming smells and tastes of slow cooked, rich foods that makes me not care (too much) about a slight increase in girth. Out comes my […]

Last Night with the Old Girl

Tonight is the last night with our old stove.  Our Occidental Automatic ca. 1941.  She has turned an obvious corner and become unsafe.  She isn’t lighting, no longer holds consistent temperatures, burps tufts of gas, and her enamel between the 2nd and 3rd burners has cracked a good five inches. I’m not surprised this day […]