Category Archives: American

Scallops, potatoes, and broccoli 4/25/23

Our dinner tonight made a weeknight feel like a special occasion! I steamed the potatoes and when they were ready John seared the scallops and I sautéed the broccoli. I made a thin tartar sauce which I enjoyed with the … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with salad

This is another dinner from the Costco rotisserie chicken that I bought on Friday. So far from one $4.99 chicken I have made a roast chicken dinner with gravy and sides, 2 quarts of chicken stock, these enchiladas with shredded … Continue reading

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Scrambled egg salad. 4/23/23

Sunday is almost always make-your-own-egg dinner. John always makes a ham, scallion, mushroom, and cheese omelette. I make something different each week. This week I made a salad of lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, mushrooms, scallions, and croutons then topped it with … Continue reading

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Rotisserie chicken, squash, and broccoli. 4/21/23

We made a quick visit to Costco and picked up a rotisserie chicken. When I got home I disassembled it taking off the meat and then made stock out of the bones etc. For dinner I had the chicken tenderloins … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger with salad and chips 4/20/23

I am a person who likes a good buy. When I saw that I could get a pound of local ground Kobe beef for $4.99 and a bag of Kettle chips for $2.50 plus it was senior day with an … Continue reading

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Stuffed pepper with farro and lamb. 4/19/23

What a delicious dinner this turned out to be! Usually stuffed peppers are made with ground beef and rice but we had some leftover lamb pieces in the freezer that John ground up in the food processor and I had … Continue reading

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Roasted tilapia, broccoli, and polenta 4/15/23

Preparing the polenta at a 6:1 ratio gives you almost a sauce. It is surprisingly delicious with broccoli. That’s why I steamed A LOT! On one side of the fish are the florets and on the other, the chopped up … Continue reading

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Kenwood shrimp. 4/13/23

The Kenwood Restaurant closed 10 years ago but before they did we asked for and they graciously gave us the recipe for their delicious Kenwood shrimp. We make it every once in a while and it is delicious. Last night … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb, potatoes, and asparagus. 4/10/23

This dinner is actually the leftovers from Saturday. We served the lamb cold on Monday rather than risk overcooking it. The potatoes and asparagus were simply heated carefully in the microwave. I would say that the dinner was almost as … Continue reading

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Matzoh ball soup. 4/8/23

On Saturday we had our Passover celebration. Not the right day but it was when we could all get together. John and I spent a lot of time making our festive dinner and making our table look inviting to our … Continue reading

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