Category Archives: American

Easy chicken Marsala with green beans and rutabaga. 6/21/21

I am so glad that it is finally cool enough in the evening to make one of our menu dinners! This is chicken Marsala is super simple. Rather than make a cream sauce, we use a packet of McCormick’s chicken … Continue reading

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Father’s Day celebration. 6/19/21

We had a family cookout on Saturday in honor of our two dads, John and our son. The grandkids were excited to have “Zayde burgers” and we had some tasty salads and a banana cake (made by me!) with vanilla … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, butternut squash, broccoli. 6/15/21

Delicious dinner tonight coming from John’s great ability to accurately judge the doneness of meat on the grill. Flank steak is a very tasty cut of beef. It is important, though, to understand that giving it a dry rub and … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass with asparagus and butternut squash. 6/12/

In the interest of making the cooking and clean-up as easy as possible we cooked our entire dinner in the oven. The last time I made butternut squash I had a bunch of cubes leftover so I froze them raw … Continue reading

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Sheet pan turkey sausage with veg and mustard sauce. 6/11/21

After a delicious dinner out it is time to get back to eating correctly. Friday’s dinner was heavy on the vegetables and light on the turkey sausage. I started the vegetables in a pre-heated 425F oven 15 minutes before adding … Continue reading

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Salmon and sauce Grabiche with cauliflower rice and green beans. 6/8/21

This dinner was supposed to be made and eaten on Monday but, my bad, we decided we would rather have popcorn and drinks for supper yesterday. So the salmon got pushed to today and we have decided to eliminate the … Continue reading

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Veggie stir-fry with “egg noodles” 6/6/21

Because I am never satisfied with the same-old same-old for our Sunday night Breakfast For Dinner, I made a veggie stir-fry with real egg noodles. To make my egg noodles I sprayed a frying pan with butter spray and then … Continue reading

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Shrimp with spicy cauli-rice mix and snow peas. 5/5/2021

Since Saturday dinner is usually leftovers I used our leftover rice from Friday and stretched it by adding an equal amount of cauliflower rice and then enhancing it with red bell pepper, onions, garlic, jalapeño, and a little spicy salsa. … Continue reading

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A little chicken, a lot of veggies 6/3/21

John bought some bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs to grill and I decided that I would be better off with some of my Costco precooked chicken breast warmed through with a little BBQ sauce. I laid my slices on cauliflower rice. … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb, potato salad, vegetable salad

This is actually a plate of leftovers from our Memorial Day cookout with the family. John divided a 6 lb. boneless leg of lamb into several pieces and then cooked it to various degrees of doneness so that there was … Continue reading

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