Category Archives: American

Seared scallops. 2/10/19

I love scallops. I especially love them breaded and fried but since I am trying to eat reasonably, I am having them pan seared tonight. The steamed new potatoes only take about twenty minutes to cook and, after they are … Continue reading

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Classic chicken Monday. 2/11/19

In an attempt to make today’s post more interesting, I will report that I read an article about how rutabagas are the perfect vegetable for making spaghetti type noodles. And I have just spent the last 15 minutes trying to … Continue reading

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Relief from cabin fever. 2/5/19

I know that those of you who have suffered through the polar vortex will find our Northern Californian mewling wimpish but it has been cold (for here) and rainy for four days! And much like when we lived in much … Continue reading

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Fried scallops. 1/25/19

Things have been a bit chaotic this week. We are in the process of selling our house in Utah so we have spent a couple of days on the road and a couple of days packing up our stuff. Mostly … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 1/21/19

We used to sing this song in school which started “Today is Monday, Today is Monday. Monday, bread and butter! All you hungry soldiers we wish the same to you.” Here at our house the song is always Monday, chicken! … Continue reading

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Seared scallops with collards and corn. 1/20/19

John has not made seared scallops in a while since we have been enjoying the breaded and fried ones a lot. But new year, new goals for eating so we went back to a lower calorie preparation. This dish is … Continue reading

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Chicken Monday. 1/14/19

Tonight John grilled some chicken thighs and I made broccoli and a corn casserole.  The dinner was not a total success because the chicken got over-cooked and the corn was a little rich. However, it was dinner and we will … Continue reading

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