Category Archives: Easy

Burger time! 8/15/19

It is in the 100s again today. Late August and September are the hottest months here in Northern California and it is the time of summer that no one looks forward to. We are not going to be heating up … Continue reading

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Shrimp scampi. 8/13/19

Tonight’s dinner is easy for me. I have to mince 4 cloves of garlic, heat up some leftover rice, and zap the Stouffer’s spinach soufflé for 10 minutes. John, on the other hand, has to peel and de-vein the shrimp, … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday. 8/13/19

On this hot meatless Monday we are minimizing the heat in the kitchen with microwaved corn on the cob, a salad, and portobello mushrooms grilled outside. Let’s start with the corn. It is so easy when you do it in … Continue reading

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Lemony zucchini salad. 8/11/19

In case you have too much zucchini from your garden, here is a tasty salad to use some of it. Leave some time to marinate the zucchini before you eat the salad. At least 4 hours would be best. In … Continue reading

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Mediterranean salad. 8/10/19

We have all sorts of tomatoes covering the kitchen table. There are large ones and petite cherries, plus all sorts of colors, green, purple, yellow, orange, and red. It is hard to keep up with this onslaught! We are giving them … Continue reading

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Seared scallops. 8/9/19

Except maybe for the clean-up there is nothing faster, simpler, and more delicious than seared scallops. John and I have to time everything to be basically done before he puts the scallops on since they only take a couple of … Continue reading

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Leftovers taco for one. 8/7/19

John and I make and eat dinner together each evening but breakfast and lunch are totally free-form.  We eat what we want at whatever time we like. It works best for us this way. Today I made a leftovers taco … Continue reading

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