Category Archives: Easy

🐂 Instant Pot beef stew 4/1/20

We are using up meat that has been in the freezer for more than 6 months. I think that these boneless beef short ribs are the last ones. Making a beef stew in the Instant Pot is really easy and … Continue reading

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🥬 Agnolini en brodo. 3/30/20

For some unknown reason I did not get around to writing a post yesterday. It is not like I don’t have a ton of time given that we are locked down. Ah, I remember! Yesterday we cleaned and disinfected the … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetarian Original Joe’s Special 3/29/20

Original Joe’s is a restaurant founded in 1937 in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco by a Croatian immigrant. This Bay Area institution, still open today, serves mostly Italian-American fare with the idea of delivering the diner good, affordable food. One … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetable stir-fry. 3/28/20

We decided to get back on our diet track with a vegetable stir-fry. I have been making this type of stir-fry for lunch recently so I merely had to cut up more vegetables to make it an entree for both … Continue reading

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😩 How I binge 3/27/20

I post what John and I eat almost every day. I try to make up a weekly menu that is full of easy-to-make, healthy dinners.  On the days when I do not post it is usually because something like last … Continue reading

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🐓 Comfort chicken dinner. 3/26/20

Since this dinner item appears almost weekly I won’t say much about it other than it comforts me – sous vide chicken breast and mashed rutabagas from the Instant Pot with chicken gravy that I make from a McCormack’s packet … Continue reading

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🥬 Goodness in a bowl, chickpea stew. 3/25/20

Vegetarian or vegan, this chickpea stew is the epitome of goodness in a bowl. Healthy and filling but also quick, easy, and economical, it is the perfect shelter-in-place kind of meal. My original recipe came from Melissa Clark of the … Continue reading

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