Author Archives: Beebamom

Southwestern – Chicken Chili. 8/5/20

Our next stop in our tour around the culinary world comes from the U.S. Southwest. This easy chicken chili uses a Costco rotisserie chicken* and canned cannellini beans. I used the Neely’s Chicken Chili recipe which you can find at … Continue reading

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Italian – pasta with mushrooms and broccolini. 8/4/20

I love making pasta with vegetables. It is so simple. You just cook up your onions, garlic, and mushrooms and then when close to when the pasta is done cooking, you add the broccolini. A little olive oil and pasta … Continue reading

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Tropical salmon. 8/3/20

John said, first thing, that salmon was not a fish you find in the tropics. This was followed by broccoli not being a tropical vegetable. Undaunted I continued with my plans and I think that this colorful plate looks inviting … Continue reading

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International weekly menu. August 2-8, 2020

This week is a trip around the world through dinners we make. We are missing traveling a lot so these dinners will help us reminisce about past trips’ adventures and mis-adventures.

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Vegetable fried (cauliflower) rice with egg. 8/2/20

Usually I do not go to this much trouble on Sunday but the idea of a plain scrambled egg was just too boring! So kicking off International Week I made an Asian inspired fried rice using my recently acquired cauliflower … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, broccoli, new potatoes. 8/1/20

Well, here it is August and we are no closer to getting through with this pandemic than we were three months ago. Maybe conditions are worse. But we have to eat and I am going to cook my way through … Continue reading

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Instant Pot pigeon peas ala Chana dal. 7/31/20

When we went to India Bazaar we got a very large bag of dried pigeon peas (toor dal). There are not too many toor dal recipes so we decided to prepare them much the same as we do Chana dal … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with zucchini and potatoes. 7/30/20

Tonight’s chicken dinner was enhanced with the parsley sauce we made for the sea bass the other night. It is great when you can use a sauce for more than one dinner. The chicken itself is a little bland so … Continue reading

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Pasta puttanesca. 7/29/20

This is without a doubt one of my favorite vegan dishes! I ate lightly all day so that I could have three ounces of whole grain spaghetti with the yummy, salty tomato sauce laden with chile flakes, olives, and capers. … Continue reading

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Sea bass, Vichy carrots, new potatoes, parsley sauce. 7/28/20

This was a stellar dinner. We bought these Chilean sea bass individually frozen fillets from Costco and they were great. It is on the expensive side since the per meal cost of the fish is about $13 for the two … Continue reading

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