Author Archives: Beebamom

🐓 Comfort chicken dinner. 3/26/20

Since this dinner item appears almost weekly I won’t say much about it other than it comforts me – sous vide chicken breast and mashed rutabagas from the Instant Pot with chicken gravy that I make from a McCormack’s packet … Continue reading

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🥬 Goodness in a bowl, chickpea stew. 3/25/20

Vegetarian or vegan, this chickpea stew is the epitome of goodness in a bowl. Healthy and filling but also quick, easy, and economical, it is the perfect shelter-in-place kind of meal. My original recipe came from Melissa Clark of the … Continue reading

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🥬 Not salad for lunch. 3/25/20

I am not a big fan of salad. It is a pain in the neck to construct and then you have to make salad dressing to have it be palatable. I much prefer my salad in its heated version – … Continue reading

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🥩 Ribeye steak with mashed rutabagas and spinach. 3/23/20

Today is our daughter’s birthday and we were supposed to be celebrating it in Bari, Italy. Instead she is upstairs having a digital Happy Hour with her friends. I am sorry for her and us but what can you do? … Continue reading

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🧸 Comfort food weekly menu. 3/22 – 28/20

Since I assume that everyone is sheltering-in-place by now (even though we have already been doing it for a week), I am proposing a week of comfort food.  This week’s dinners are comprised of three vegetarian or vegan dishes, two … Continue reading

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🥬 Composed salad. 3/20/20

In these harried days when no one is composed, make a composed salad out of leftovers and what you have in your fridge.  Starting with a bed of romaine, I put some egg salad, corn and diced asparagus stems, edamame, new … Continue reading

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🐚🐟 Shrimp in yellow curry with vegetables. 3/19/20

We made Mark Bittman’s shrimp in yellow curry but we made it lighter by substituting the cup of coconut milk with non-fat yogurt, two teaspoons of cream, and about 1/4 teaspoon of coconut extract. I am sure using the coconut … Continue reading

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