Monthly Archives: September 2014

HERBED CHICKEN & POT BARLEY STEW

After recovering from a stomach bug, my suddenly renewed appetite had me craving a stew, but I wanted to stay away from anything too rich and hearty.  So I made this, which manages to have the appeal of both chicken soup and a stew at the same time.  It was light, but satisfying, and with each mouthful of veg I knew I […]

SYRUPY BUTTERED PEARS

The odd thing is that  it feels less than such to be writing a post after my extended pause from blogging.  I must be a creature of habit, because what began as a reaction to a particularly busy couple of weeks easily slipped into an extended sabbatical, with neither the lows nor the highs of the months that passed […]