Author Archives: Beebamom

Meat week? 5/22/19

Seems like I am going heavy on the meat this week. I will have to find a vegan/vegetarian dinner for tomorrow. One thing that is noticeable, however, is that the actual meat portions are fairly small. For instance, with the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving thoughts. 5/21/19

It feels so cold and wintery today that my dinner thoughts turned to Thanksgiving! I am definitely ready for some sunshine and warmth. Since we were going to Costco today, John suggested we get one of their big rotisserie chickens … Continue reading

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Carnitas! 5/20/19

Veinte de Mayo is just as appropriate as Cinco de Mayo for enjoying some fine Mexican food. Tonight we made carnitas tacos! I made an array of condiments – chopped cilantro and green onions, a crunchy Mexican slaw, sliced avocado, … Continue reading

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Cannellini beans with white miso and radishes. 5/19/19

This recipe by Colu Henry on the NYTimes Cooking site boasts a cooking time of about 10 minutes. And that is pretty much true. You empty a can of rinsed beans into some garlicky butter, add the miso, and then, … Continue reading

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Simply soup. 5/17/19

We are having odd weather here in Northern California. It should be sunny and mild but instead it is barely 60F for a high and raining.  Pretty much it has been raining for five days. The house has a winter’s … Continue reading

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Chickpea and juniper berry pâté. 5/17/19

We enjoyed the chunky chickpea spread that we had a few nights ago so much that I thought I would try more of a pâté with different flavors. This time I used my stick blender to make it smoother and … Continue reading

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Time for a tasty salad. 5/16/19

I must admit that I have bad-mouthed making salads. By the time I have all my ingredients out and prepped the kitchen is a wet mess and I have gone through too many paper towels trying to contain it all. … Continue reading

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