Category Archives: American

Vegetarian sides. 7/31/19

These two sides make any outdoor grilling or picnic taste even better. The first one has chickpeas standing for potatoes and dressed in a light dressing consisting of a Greek yogurt and mayo. The other is a Caprese salad with … Continue reading

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While the A/C was broken. 7/25/19

We have been shuttering ourselves in the house while the air conditioning has been broken. We get up early and open the house up while it’s cool and then we are hermits for the rest of the day – no … Continue reading

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Caprese salad and more. 7/23/19

On Tuesday we used our bountiful tomatoes for Caprese salad. The salad is simply slices of tomato and mozzarella, a sprinkling of basil, and olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Oh, and don’t forget the salt! My salad looks like the … Continue reading

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More favorite food. 7/19/19

Yesterday when I was talking about America’s favorite foods I mentioned “any kind of pasta.” So that is what we ate on Friday. We had the ends of two boxes of pasta, one whole grain spaghetti and one spaghetti rigate … Continue reading

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America’s favorite food? 7/18/19

I was watching Guy’s Grocery Games the other night (it is embarrassing to admit that I watch this program but I do) and he was having a burger battle. He said that America’s favorite food is a burger and probably … Continue reading

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Two new salads for hot nights. 7/15/19

While we are having the same old chicken, thighs on the grill, at least I made a couple of new salads. The first, Chickpea Salad with Yogurt Dressing, is definitely a keeper. The other one, Snow Pea Salad, is less … Continue reading

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Vegetarian pizza on the grill. 7/13/19

I bought some New York pizza dough and mozzarella at Whole Foods today. I am very excited to make pizza Margarita outside on the grill. We have not done this in years! The pizza dough is New York style. My … Continue reading

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