Beef Provencal

Here’s another idea for using Herbes de Provence, this time with beef. A filling and nourishing tasty stew ideal for these wet and windy nights. It’s pretty cold right now in New Hampshire and we are officially in soup and stew season. We had 3 inches of rain yesterday, and today it’s going down to…

Recipes, as requested

I’ve had a few requests for recipes using Herbes de Provence. So I decided to gather a few links for you here, over the next week or so, just to make it convenient. I am NOT a brilliant cook. I cook a lot of home made meals but because I cook homestyle and tailored to…

Herbes de Provence

Let me introduce you to one of my store cupboard life savers. Herbes de Provence. From wikipedia: Herbes de Provence (French: [ɛʁb də pʁɔvɑ̃s]; Provençal: èrbas de Provença) is a mixture of dried herbs considered typical of the Provence region of southeastern France. Formerly simply a descriptive term, commercial blends started to be sold under this…

Small Business Saturday

Every year I try to support local small businesses by attending their Small Business Saturday events. This year is a bit more restrictive on in person attendance. I would not travel from one event to another to another and so on. That’s just irresponsible pandemic wise. I chose this year to attend a small event…