Author Archives: Beebamom

Leftover day. 9/11/20

One of the great things about making a double recipe of something you really like is that there is plenty left for another dinner. Of course you run the risk of overeating which I managed to do on both nights … Continue reading

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Creamy corn orecchiette. (Vegan) 9/10/20

This creamy pasta dish has no dairy in it  at all as long as you exchange the butter for oil and omit the parmesan cheese.  The creaminess is basically due to some water or vegetable stock puréed in the blender … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder. 9/9/20

Usually when you think of New England clam chowder it is a creamy, thick broth with celery, clams, and potatoes. There is a lot of cream and butter in the recipe. Rhode Island clam chowder is a much lighter version, … Continue reading

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Vegan Instant Pot Chana dal (split chickpeas stew) 9/8/20

John and I really love this easy recipe for Chana dal. We made a double batch so that we would have it left over for lunches. The base recipe for Chana dal comes from pipingpotcurry.com but of course we have … Continue reading

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Grilling time! 9/7/20

It is Labor Day! We have managed to get through almost the whole summer without seeing anyone except our immediate family and the checkers at the grocery store. Luckily I Zoom with my sisters in Florida once a week and … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu – September 7 – 13, 2020

This week we are starting off with the flank steak that we failed to get to last week. In addition I am planning on making a new recipe which is a creamy corn pasta with basil that has no dairy … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner, Omelet 9/6/20

Normally for BFD I just make some sort of scrambled eggs. Last night I tried to be a little more creative and it turned out really well. The omelet I made consisted of two eggs, a slice of ultra thin … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, and broccoli. 9/4/20

Look at the sear on these scallops! What a great job John did cooking these scallops. He got our cast iron pan ripping hot and cooked the scallops in a teaspoon of oil for about 2 minutes on each side. … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms, asparagus, and pine nuts (vegan). 9/3/20

This pasta is fast to make and delicious to eat! While your water is heating up and the pasta is cooking you can complete the sauce. I did the sauté-ing in steps but you can totally do it all at … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon with tartar/parsley sauce, rice, and snow peas. 9/2/20

Tonight’s dinner of salmon, rice, and snow peas is really easy and really tasty. John cooked the salmon to perfection. I doubt that it took more than five minutes in the pan. To accompany it I made a tartar and … Continue reading

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