Category Archives: American

Pan-roasted salmon, broccoli, salad. 6/15/22

My new lower carb way of eating is going quite successfully and I am not feeling deprived hardly at all. Being able to use olive oil more freely has made cooking easier and the results tastier. John cooked the salmon … Continue reading

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Hamburger with grilled cauliflower and coleslaw. 6/14/22

A hot day calls for cooking outside. While I made a cool cole slaw indoors, John cooked the burgers and cauliflower on the grill. While John and our daughter had burgers on sesame buns, I had mine without the extra … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass with salad and zucchini 6/13/22

Today I started my low carb living with a delicious piece of Chilean sea bass with an accompanying salad and sautéed zucchini. We ate the salad as a first course dressed simply with olive oil and red wine vinegar. It … Continue reading

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Southwest salad. 6/10/22

It was really hot here yesterday, in the upper 90s. So we scuttled our cooking plans and made a southwest salad. John and I used to buy this salad pre-made from Costco but, as it happens with many things we … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, blistered cherry tomatoes, kale and corn 6/7/22

As fabulous as Chilean sea bass is, the vegetables really stole the show for this dinner. John roasted the Chilean sea bass in a 400F oven for 14 minutes. He seasoned it with salt, garlic powder, Old Bay, tarragon (from … Continue reading

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Chicken with rice mix and broccoli 6/6/22

At our house we call this either Classic Chicken or Chicken Monday. When the kids were little I tended to make the same sort of dish on certain days of the week. Monday was always chicken. In fact it became … Continue reading

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Vegetable stir-fry with polenta and fresh herbs 6/5/22

Since I ate an egg for breakfast I was looking for something different for Sunday night’s dinner. Aha, leftover polenta in the refrigerator! Given that polenta did not seem to lend itself to Asian flavors I decided to make an … Continue reading

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Atlantic cod, polenta, parsley sauce, and zucchini 6/2/22

Every week I get emails with what is on sale at our local grocery stores. This week I saw that fresh Atlantic cod was $12.99/lb. (plus another 10% off for being an Amazon Prime member) at Whole Foods. Having lived … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos 5/30/22

We figured that tacos are about as American as apple pie and a fitting dinner for a patriotic holiday. We were going to grill the shrimp and eat outside but it got very windy so we ended up cooking and … Continue reading

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Stir-fried vegetables with eggs 5/29/22

My Breakfast For Dinner of stir-fried vegetables and eggs is one that I really enjoy. First I laid down a bed of shredded raw kale and put a veritable garden of stir-fried vegetables mixed with a little rice on top … Continue reading

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