Tuesday, October 19, 2010

This Morning With Helen

a hawk just as the sun starts to rise
San Ysidro Church

Chris who hates his picture taken manning the coffee bar at Oasis, our local coffee house

the cemetery on Old Church Road

Sun's up

Monday, October 18, 2010

My guacomole recipe for Oz


Sunday Soup

I love the rotisserie chickens that seem to be in every store.  I think I probably don't want to know alot about the chicken's credentials , but they are so useful and delicious.  Sticky tender and well seasoned, I usually get at least two dinners out of them.  First, I might make a chicken pot pie or chicken with dumplings, then next round will be chicken enchiladas and then, with the bones, my favorite: soup.
I take the bones with any drippings from the container ,add onion, carrots,celery,bay leaf and lots of garlic, cover with water and maybe a glass of white wine for depth and bring it to a boil. I let it simmer till rich and strain out all the solids.  Last night I craved the  Greek soup Avgolemono