Adobo Chicken Tacos

Adobo Chicken Tacos

I was visiting my family is Austin and the nightly issue was dinner for my grandsons. What would they eat for dinner, what did I want, what could we compromise on. Tacos. I made them their standard beef tacos using the packaged sauce, because that is what they like...
Why Haven’t There Been Posts?

Why Haven’t There Been Posts?

    I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’ve had a virus. No, not that kind of virus. The other kind. We all look for bargains, and over the  years I have downloaded a lot of “free” or “open” software. I’ve rarely had a...
Sables

Sables

  Sables. Warm, furry. A comfy coat, or at least a collar. Just the thing as winter … Oh, dear, no. Butter cookies. Sables are a butter cookie, a specialty in Breton, France, for example. Butter, sugar, and flour. No eggs. And flavorings that must be matched to...
Roasting Nut and Coconut

Roasting Nut and Coconut

Baking, particularly cookies, often involves nuts or coconut. And there in that recipe you’ll see the suggestion that they be toasted. My first reaction: ah, gee, do I have to? I revert to being a 6-year old told to clean up his room. The thing is, toasting these...