Category Archives: American

Spring menu. 4/19/19

If I had remembered to take a picture of our dinner last night it would have looked something like this. The difference is that John sous vide two racks of lamb instead of boneless leg of lamb. He set the … Continue reading

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Burger and a salad. 3/24/19

As I said we are keeping things pretty simple this week. We start dinner off tonight with a bagged salad that I enhance with various toppings. The weather is lovely today so it is great for grilling. John cooks us … Continue reading

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Roasted chicken thighs, rice, broccoli. 3/22/19

After preparing dinners from all over the world this week, we come back to a humble chicken dinner to finish off the work week. John bakes the chicken thighs in the oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. … Continue reading

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Nana banana cake. 3/19/19

On Saturday is our daughter’s birthday. Last week I bought a couple of bananas hoping that they will ripen enough for me to make one of the few desserts that I know how to make – Nana banana cake. John’s … Continue reading

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Steak, grilled potato, asparagus. 3/16/19

John sous vides the steak at 128F and then hits on the grill on both sides briefly. I cut a baking potato in half and microwave it. Then I rub it with olive oil, salt, and garlic powder. John also … Continue reading

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Roasted cod with chickpea purée and asparagus. 3/12/19

This morning we went to Whole Foods where there was a sale on fresh Atlantic cod for $8.95 a pound. Combine that with the Amazon discount and we bought enough cod for dinner plus 2 bananas for $7.95.  What a … Continue reading

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Roasted chicken thighs and confetti rice. 3/8/19

John cooks these chicken thighs in a slow oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. They are juicy and satisfying. I serve mine with barbecue sauce. I cook jasmine rice in the Instant Pot. It turns out perfectly … Continue reading

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