Author Archives: Beebamom

Grilled hamburger with chopped salad. 11/26/22

John grilled the burgers to perfection and I assembled a pre-packaged salad. No inventiveness in this meal but if I am going to have a red meat dinner, I would always choose a hamburger over a fancy steak.

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Thanksgiving and the day after. 11/25/22

We had an all-hors d’oeuvres Thanksgiving dinner with the whole family. Each person brought an item or items in appetizer form. It was fun and relaxed although probably as much work as doing the whole big traditional spread. Here are … Continue reading

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Tomato-mushroom fettuccine with zucchini two ways! 11/23/22

Our vegan pasta dish this week was so delicious and so filling! Using tomatoes, mushrooms, and chunks of zucchini plus stretching my pasta allotment with zoodles gives me a portion size that I really enjoy. The zucchini really did double … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy black beans. 11/22/22

This dish is heavily reliant on staples in your pantry and fridge. The enchiladas are corn tortillas filled with shredded rotisserie chicken, some jarred salsa verde, chopped onion, and cheese. The cheese I used here was what we had, feta. … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl. 11/21/22

This bowl is a family favorite and we make it three different ways, this one with salmon, another with shrimp, and my favorite with tofu. Other than making rice and cooking the salmon, there is no other cooking involved. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu November 21 – 27, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving Week! This year our son and daughter-in-law are hosting the dinner with ample assistance from our daughter. They have composed an all-hors d’oeuvres dinner which feature all sorts of finger foods. I’ve left that day blank on the … Continue reading

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Harira, ham, and egg. 11/20/22

This Sunday’s Breakfast For Dinner made use of leftover Harira, a Moroccan stew we made earlier this week. I added a piece of deli ham that I cut in strips, an over easy egg, and a squirt of sriracha to … Continue reading

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Farro bowl with sheet pan eggplant and Brussels sprouts. 11/19/22

This dish started out as a quinoa bowl with tahini sauce that I saw on the NYTimes cooking site. John is not a fan of quinoa so I changed the grain to farro. I did not want all the calories … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger with tabbouleh 11/18/22

Once again John is responsible for making the burgers and I am taking care of the tabbouleh. He does a masterful job of cooking the burgers out on the grill in the almost dark. They are more on the medium … Continue reading

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Traditional chicken dinner. 11/17/22

For years this was the dinner we had on Mondays. In fact our son who is married and has children of his own tells me that on Mondays he always makes chicken. I know he is not making “traditional” chicken, … Continue reading

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