greasy dijon

Well, I have to say that this was sauce was ridiculously greasy…ewww.  It was way better day 2 when I took it out of the fridge and scraped off the fat layer before I reheated it.  recipe is on Food52

I had selected it on a day when I was making recipes that included both Cognac and cream. You can make savory sauces, such as this was… and sweet desserts and of course drinks.  The possibilities are endless!  I have not tried a drink yet but I was thinking of the Alhambra Royale: hot chocolate, Cognac (preferably flaming), and whipped cream.

making things you would usually buy

ginger-mint iced tea

ginger-mint tea, iced (another John Ash recipe)

This seems to be the theme for me the last couple days. I made herbal tea the other evening and granola today.  I don’t know that making your own is cheaper, that would require math, but I do know I get great satisfaction out of eating/drinking it. I pretend that it means these things taste better, but that could be in all in my own mind.

I liked the granola picture enough that I changed the header but please note that it isn’t dirty, those are poppy seeds.