Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 23, 2016 – Farro stuffed bell pepper with Caesar salad

Today we were in eat-down. It was time to get the leftovers out of the refrigerator. John ate the leftover shrimp curry in a soup for lunch while I ate most of the piece of Dutch crunch bread with some … Continue reading

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July 22, 2016 – Fried scallops, waffle potatoes, and Caesar salad

Okay, this is the picture from the first time I made the fried scallops. It was so busy at dinner time since Jonathan had come over for dinner, that I forgot the picture-taking. ┬áHe had heard us boast about our … Continue reading

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July 21, 2016 – Bone-in ribeye steak, grilled potato, and broccoli

Today we went and worked out with trainers. It was intense and we decided that instead of a vegetarian dinner we needed MEAT! John, of course, grilled the meat perfectly and I first par -cooked the potato in the microwave … Continue reading

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July 20, 2016 – Shrimp curry with cherry tomatoes and rice

Note: For a vegan dish substitute tofu for shrimp. This is an adaptation of a recipe I saw on the NYTimes cooking site. Their version has it served over rice noodles but I thought that rice would be a better … Continue reading

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July 18 & 19, 2016 – Meatless Monday and Tuesday – Red bell peppers stuffed with farro and mushrooms

We were away for the weekend celebrating our anniversary. We had such a good time going to a winemaker’s dinner and eating tapas in Sonoma, CA. We loved the tapas place, Tasca Tasca, right off the square. ┬áHere is a … Continue reading

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July 14, 2016 – Guiltless (or maybe less guilt) Pulled pork sandwich with coleslaw and black beans

Recently I was watching a program on how to improve the quality of one’s eating. Some nutrition expert was saying that you can eat whatever you want as long as you make it. Well, that would really slow me down … Continue reading

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July 13, 2016 – Fried scallops with collard greens and corn

A while ago we bought frozen sea scallops from Costco. We have been disappointed in them. Even though there is no indication on the label that they have been treated with tripolyphosphate, they ooze that telltale milky liquid and refuse … Continue reading

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