Author Archives: Beebamom

Vegan vegetable soup with chickpeas. 9/23/20

Tonight we were supposed to have been preparing pasta puttanesca but yesterday at Costco John fell in love with some lamb chops. He has been so understanding of my not wanting to eat red meat that how could I say … Continue reading

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Chicken and shallots in a mustard jus. 9/22/20

We tried to do something new with the thighs and drumsticks from a Costco rotisserie chicken. If you have not bought a Costco chicken, it is twice the chicken for half the price of a grocery store rotisserie chicken. (And … Continue reading

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Eat more fish! It is good for you! 9/21/20

Since I have lost over 50 lbs. my overall cholesterol is great. One thing that is not so great is my HDL (good cholesterol) reading. It is lower than it should be. My doctor told me to eat less fat … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu September 21 -September 27, 2020

This week’s menu includes using your rotisserie Costco chicken two ways, three vegetarian/vegan dishes, and two seafood entrees. I hope this inspires you to do some cooking this week.

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Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/19/20

Note: Eek, I wrote this post on Saturday and then forgot to post it! Sorry. Although we are not religious, we still like to celebrate the holidays of both our faiths. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year and begins … Continue reading

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Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 9/17/20

This is a pretty fancy dinner for an ordinary weeknight. We have had this before and I posted the recipe here. John did the cooking and I did the chopping for this dish. We served it with rice and finished … Continue reading

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner. 9/16/20

September 16 is a celebration day for John and me. It is the day he retired from full-time work in 2002. He has been retired for 18 years! We have had a wonderful time being with each other doing so … Continue reading

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Kale and white bean vegetable soup. 9/15/20

The soup I made the other day and had for lunch transformed itself into dinner. I added more vegetable stock to it which made it soupier and less stew-like. All the vegetables in it are things you probably have in … Continue reading

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John’s birthday dinner. 9/14/20

Because of the pandemic this year instead of going out for John’s birthday we cooked his requested favorite meal. He chose popcorn before-sies, sushi appetizer, and fried scallops with collards and corn for the main. We bought the sushi at … Continue reading

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Breakfast for dinner. 9/13/20

I enjoyed my omelet this week which I pared down to just three ingredients eggs, mushrooms and Swiss cheese. I hardly ever eat cheese so a slice of ultra-thin Swiss cheese is a special treat. I stayed with the mushroom … Continue reading

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