Category Archives: American

Chicken dinner. 8/19/19

Today is my older sister’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Peggy! She is coming for a visit in October. I am looking forward to it. I had such fun with my younger sister a few weeks ago. I anticipate a great time … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 8/18/19

Wow, did this come out well! In fact it is so good that our daughter ate it for breakfast this morning. Granted this is not exactly summer fare but it has been pleasant here for a few days so I … Continue reading

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Burger time! 8/15/19

It is in the 100s again today. Late August and September are the hottest months here in Northern California and it is the time of summer that no one looks forward to. We are not going to be heating up … Continue reading

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Shrimp scampi. 8/13/19

Tonight’s dinner is easy for me. I have to mince 4 cloves of garlic, heat up some leftover rice, and zap the Stouffer’s spinach soufflé for 10 minutes. John, on the other hand, has to peel and de-vein the shrimp, … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday. 8/13/19

On this hot meatless Monday we are minimizing the heat in the kitchen with microwaved corn on the cob, a salad, and portobello mushrooms grilled outside. Let’s start with the corn. It is so easy when you do it in … Continue reading

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Lemony zucchini salad. 8/11/19

In case you have too much zucchini from your garden, here is a tasty salad to use some of it. Leave some time to marinate the zucchini before you eat the salad. At least 4 hours would be best. In … Continue reading

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Mediterranean salad. 8/10/19

We have all sorts of tomatoes covering the kitchen table. There are large ones and petite cherries, plus all sorts of colors, green, purple, yellow, orange, and red. It is hard to keep up with this onslaught! We are giving them … Continue reading

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