Category Archives: American

Tuna casserole. 1/26/21

When I was planning the menu for the week, I was thinking about foods which I would enjoy during a chilly, wet week. I thought fondly of a casserole that I used to make in the early days of our … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala, mashed potatoes, broccoli. 1/25/21

To create our Marsala sauce I sautéed some mushrooms and John combined an ounce or two of Marsala with our leftover chicken gravy from last week. After adding the mushrooms and adjusting for seasoning, our sauce was ready. John sautéed … Continue reading

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Salmon, butternut squash, green beans. 1/22/21

As the weekdays approach the weekend, the dinners get easier. As you know John and I cook relentlessly except when we are on vacation (remember vacations?!) By Fridays we are pretty much cooked out and are looking forward to some … Continue reading

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Grilled steak Bourguignon. 1/20/21

As a special treat since it was Inauguration Day we bought a steak that John grilled outside. We served it napped in the leftover mushroom Bourguignon from last week. It was quite spectacular. For my part I made roasted new … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken with vegetables. 1/19/21

A little different spin on our classic chicken dinner tonight. Instead of having a protein, a vegetable, and a starch, we opted for two vegetables with our sous vide chicken breast. Not to boast, but the Brussels sprouts were the … Continue reading

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BFD, Egg, kale, and refried beans tostada. 1/17/21

Sunday’s Breakfast For Dinner was so enjoyable that after I cleaned my plate for the first time, I retooled and made a second tostada. I really enjoyed the contrasting flavors, spiciness from the salsa, bitterness from the wilted greens, and … Continue reading

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Sheet pan turkey sausage with vegetables. 1/15/21

What could be easier than a sheet pan dinner!? John and I pre-heated the oven with the sheet pan in it to 450F. After shaking the vegetables with olive oil and salt in a plastic bag, we dumped and spread … Continue reading

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What I eat for breakfast. 1/12/21

We were supposed to make Vietnamese sweet and sour soup for dinner on Wednesday but discovered that the okra had turned entirely into slime and had to make an alternative plan for dinner. This plan was more like the old … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, new potatoes, asparagus. 1/11/21

What can I tell you about this dinner other than it is quick, easy, and delicious! We get frozen individually wrapped portions of Chilean sea bass at Costco so the fish is not quite so expensive but is excellent quality. … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/5/21

This is just an extra post about what I eat for lunch.  I am thinking that maybe people think that I starve myself all day so that I can eat the dinners that are described here. That is totally not … Continue reading

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