Pepper steak and French fries

Pepper steak and French fries

There used to be one cat and a lot of mice in this house. The cat didn’t like beef and because of that there was no beef served at the table, only when the cat was away. Nowadays neither cat nor many mice are living here – just one beef loving mouse who could make beef steaks just as much as she likes. And it wouldn’t even be too expensive because one mouse can’t eat very much, even though she loves beef tenderloins and sirloins more than anything. Continue reading “Pepper steak and French fries”

Broiled whole whitefish with flattened oven potatoes

Broiled whole whitefish with flattened oven potatoes

August nights are getting darker little by little, but they are still pretty warm – they are actually just perfect after a very hot day – and making food outdoors is still possible. One never knows when the autumn weather will creep in and when one has to give up making delicious summer foods, let us enjoy as long as we can. Continue reading “Broiled whole whitefish with flattened oven potatoes”

Flattened oven potatoes

Flattened oven potatoes

At some point in this summer, Instagram came up with instructions for making flattened potatoes like those in the image. The idea stuck in my head, but after a while I unfortunately wasn’t quite sure how to make them anymore. Even worse is that I can’t remember the writer of the original recipe (which I greatly apologize for: would have been polite to mention it – so if anyone knows where the recipe might originally come from, please let me know!). Continue reading “Flattened oven potatoes”

Grilled pork ribs with vegetable stew

Grilled pork ribs with vegetable stew

Summer and barbecuing definitely belong together… and so do wasps. Especially the long-lasting hot weather and the withering of flowers makes them very hungry and fierce. The scent of grilled food attracts wasps to the annoyance of those eating outside and at worst there might be dozens of them spinning on the edge of a plate or a drinking glass. They seem to be very fond of grilled meat, just as we people are.

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