Category Archives: American

Mac ‘n cheese with coleslaw. 3/6/23

As I mentioned earlier I am taking a break until the end of March so this will be my last post until then. I may write something occasionally if we have an especially interesting dinner. Monday’s dinner was like a … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, new potatoes, glazed carrots. 3/5/23

A no-egg Sunday! Instead we made delicious Chilean sea bass. Actually John made the fish and I made the vegetables, our usual division of meal prep. He cooked the fish for about 14 minutes in a 400F oven It came … Continue reading

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Turkey sausage and vegetable soup or stew? 3/4/23

John and I are a match made in heaven. He likes chicken drumettes and I like the flats when it comes to chicken wings. He likes dark meat and I like white meat. And he likes soup and I like … Continue reading

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Sheet pan root veg with turkey sausage. 3/3/23

What is easier than a sheet pan dinner?! I cut up carrots, celery, onion, butternut squash, and cabbage. I tossed all the vegetable components in olive oil and salt and then spread them out on a foil-lined sheet pan. They … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburgers with salad 3/2/23

John did his usual great job grilling the hamburgers. I added a slice of onion, some lettuce and tomato on mine along with ketchup on top and mayo on the bottom. This is the first time using pretzel rolls and … Continue reading

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Chicken with squash, and asparagus. 2/28/23

Tuesday’s dinner was a spin on what I usually call classic chicken dinner. We used rotisserie chicken that John gently warmed up in some packet chicken gravy that had the addition of sautéed mushrooms. I steamed the butternut squash. It … Continue reading

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Shrimp and polenta with broccoli. 2/27/23

I suppose that this is pretty much shrimp and grits except I think of grits as being whiter and the Bob’s Red Mill package says it’s polenta. Having lived in North Carolina twice you would think I would be an … Continue reading

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Spicy vegetables with scrambled eggs. 2/26/23

My Breakfast for Dinner this Sunday was kind of like a deconstructed shakshuka with scrambled rather than poached eggs. I started by stir-frying mushrooms, onions, garlic, carrots, and broccoli stems. Then I added a can of Rotel (spicy tomatoes). I … Continue reading

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Fish tacos with salad. 2/25/23

We used tilapia as our fish in our corn tortilla tacos. John cooked the seasoned fish in a pan on the stove top in a little oil. They only take 3 to 4 minutes per side. I prepared a salad … Continue reading

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Light New England clam chowder. 2/24/23

I have gone off the menu again! It is so cold and wintry today that I felt like a warm bowl of soup. Plus my leeks needed to be used before they got any older! The amount of heavy cream … Continue reading

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