Food prep week of Nov 11-15

By Elizabeth Prata I got lucky and happened to hit the mark-down section in the produce area just right, and came away with a 99-cent bag of red peppers and a 99-cent bag of small variously colored peppers, also a 99-cent papaya. I'm roasting all the peppers. The colored small peppers will be put into … Continue reading Food prep week of Nov 11-15

Saturday update

By Elizabeth Prata So far today on this sunny, crisp Fall Saturday, I've written a blog essay, answered email and comments online, did 2 loads of laundry, did the dishes, listened to Francis Schaeffer's "How Then Should We Live" video part 1, listened to Ligonier Q&A with Nathan Bingham and John MacArthur, re-potted my succulents … Continue reading Saturday update

Happy Saturday in the November chill!

By Elizabeth Prata Good morning! It's a chilly one here (finally) in north Georgia. Temperatures are below freezing, the day has dawned crisp and bright, and all is well. Fall leaves are still on the trees but are slowly dropping, while the peeking sun is illuminating them, under a blue-blue sky. Here is the scene: … Continue reading Happy Saturday in the November chill!

Food prep: Week of October 28, Hippeas, baba ganouj, reading

By Elizabeth Prata I didn't do any food prep last week. Sometimes you just get tired of it, you know? I also had a temporary crown on my broken molar and it hurt. I didn't feel like eating much. This week will be a bit different than usual because we have a Fall Break from … Continue reading Food prep: Week of October 28, Hippeas, baba ganouj, reading

Frugal Cooking: Scallops, pea greens, tomato and avocado

By Elizabeth Prata I posted this photo of my dinner with commentary on Twitter and Facebook: Bay scallops sauted in lemon butter, atop a bed of pea greens, with garden tomato and avocado topped with salt and pepper. It looks good to me, and I hope to you. Light, fresh, maybe even expensive. Here is … Continue reading Frugal Cooking: Scallops, pea greens, tomato and avocado