Author Archives: Beebamom

🦃 or 🥬 Everyday lentil stew. 12/10/19

Our everyday lentil stew is an easy, quick dinner that can be stretched into a soup or served tighter as a hearty stew. You can make it vegan or add some turkey sausage, as we did today, or go whole … Continue reading

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🍗 Chicken Marsala, smashed potatoes, broccoli

Tonight we had an upscale version of our usual chicken, starch, vegetable dinner. The sauce that John made for the chicken had sauteed mushrooms, Marsala wine, chicken stock, and finely diced onions in it. He flamed off the alcohol and … Continue reading

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Weekly menu 12/8 – 12/14/19

This week I have planned seven possible dinners plus the realization that we may need to eat a leftovers dinner. We are going to try to duplicate the sour soup we made in our cooking class in Ho Chi Minh … Continue reading

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🥬 Chipotle bean burger and cole slaw. 12/7/19

I needed to make a simple dinner tonight due to headache woes. I have a box of Morningstar Chipotle Bean Burgers from Costco for just such nights. After microwaving the burgers for one minute per side, I put them in … Continue reading

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⚓️ Fishawarma. 12/7/19

Fishawarma, see what I did there? I made a portmanteau out of fish and shawarma! This recipe originally started out as chicken shawarma but I figured it would work just as well with fish so I bought a package of … Continue reading

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🥬 Root vegetable soup. 12/6/19

On Monday for our belated Thanksgiving dinner we made mashed rutabagas. The rutabaga that we bought was massive, one of those waxed ones that we rarely see here on the west coast. It was delicious but we had a lot … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils with basmati rice and salad 12/4/19

Note: For a vegan dish omit yogurt. Delicious, vegan or vegetarian fare! These lentils are cooked in a soupy broth with onions, ginger, garlic, and spices. These more tender red lentils cook quickly, and once they come up to a … Continue reading

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