Category Archives: American

BFD Eggs, veg patty, veg, salad. 2/7/21

First let me report that John had an omelet AGAIN! I made some scrambled eggs and a veggie patty which I topped with sautéed onions and mushrooms and served atop a split half of a pita. My green salad featured … Continue reading

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LFD-Koshari/chickpea stew with turkey sausage. 2/6/21

For our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) meal we used the tiny bit of koshari we had left over from Monday. Obviously we were going to have to figure out some way to stretch this into a whole dinner. I started … Continue reading

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Chicken parmesan with linguine and broccoli. 2/5/21

Just a reminder, the pictured food in my blog is my actual dinner plate and I eat all of it every day. In addition to my dinner I eat breakfast and lunch plus enjoy half a bag of popcorn during … Continue reading

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Sheet pan shawarma with cod. 2/3/21

This is a very easy and tasty dinner that uses only one pan. The important step is not to overcook the fish. Give the vegetables about a 20 minute head start and then add the fish. Depending on how thick … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder 2/2/21

Rhode Island clam chowder is similar to New England clam chowder but is brothier. I used only 2 tablespoons of cream in a fairly large pot of soup. You may be thinking that this is the poor relation of its … Continue reading

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Greens, eggs, no ham. 1/31/21

I really like eggs. I could eat them for a lunch. I could eat them in a bunch. I could eat them for a dinner. I like eggs. They are a winner. Seriously, eggs are a very versatile component in … Continue reading

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Chicken, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts. 1/29/21

On Friday we were supposed to have shrimp tacos but I needed something cozy, warming, and familiar. I suggested a rendition of Classic Chicken and John was totally on board. He set the sous vide for 159F and it was … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetable stir-fry. 1/27/21

This dinner was a glorious celebration of vegetables and also a very good way to use up bits and pieces of vegetables left in your refrigerator. Except for the fact that we used fish sauce in our marinade, this is … Continue reading

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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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