Category Archives: American

🍗 Pan-roasted chicken, rutabagas, and broccoli. 9/28/19

Rutabagas take a long time to cook. Instead of hauling out the Instant Pot I just put them in boiling water and it took at least 45 minutes. They turned out really tasty though all mashed up with a little … Continue reading

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🍗 Lentils with smoked turkey sausage and veg. 9/27/19

Here’s my pot of lentils with turkey sausage and a bunch of different vegetables burbling on the stove prior to dinner.   I really like lentils! All the vegetables make this a really hearty stew. Seriously you don’t even need … Continue reading

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🍗 Rotisserie chicken and yummy sides. 9/24/19

Weatherunderground said that it hit 102F in my town yesterday. That is too hot to be turning on the oven or stove! So right before it was time for dinner John went to the grocery store and picked up a … Continue reading

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🥬 Grilled portobello mushroom with broccoli salad. 9/23/19

Sorry for getting this post up late. I completely forgot about doing it!! John grilled the mushrooms after marinating them with a little olive oil and bourbon balsamic vinegar. We served them on light bread toast with a thin smear … Continue reading

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🥬 Pasta and chickpea soup. 9/21/19

Autumn is coming even though here in Northern California it is supposed to be near to 100F in the coming week. So I am thinking warm, cozy soups. I have lots of warm weather dishes that I am so eager … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegan vegetable soup in half an hour. 9/18/19

Tonight is supposed to be chickpea stew but I have vegetables calling to me, so, change in plans! Here is how to get homemade vegetable soup on the table fast. Cut up the onions first. Turn your pan on medium … Continue reading

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Chicken dinner. 8/19/19

Today is my older sister’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Peggy! She is coming for a visit in October. I am looking forward to it. I had such fun with my younger sister a few weeks ago. I anticipate a great time … Continue reading

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