Category Archives: Easy

Odds and ends. 10/28/20

I did not stick exactly to my menu yesterday. I have a Zoom meeting on Tuesdays at 3:30 so by the time I am done sometimes I  do not feel like going through the big dinner production. Certainly you can … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon, cauli+rice, veg mix

We enjoyed a tasty salmon dinner last night. The salmon was cooked in about 5 minutes by John and I made the riced cauliflower and white rice mix, and the broccoli stem/snow peas combo. What? You are not using your … Continue reading

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Shrimp fried rice. 10/22/20

To streamline this dish I cut up the vegetables in the order that they need to go into the pan and John cooks while I am chopping. After cutting each shrimp in three pieces and removing the tail John marinates … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas, rice, beans. 10/21/20

Tired of taco night? Of course not! But here is an easy Mexican change-up. Tonight we made chicken enchiladas, tomato-y rice, and spicy black beans. To make things really easy I used precooked chicken breast strips that I shredded (a … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, rice, and snow peas. 10/20/20

This is a very simple but delicious dinner. It is really the quality of the fish that makes the difference. We buy these individually frozen pieces of fish at Costco. We have never run into a bad piece or even … Continue reading

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Change in plans and updated menu. 10/19/20

After spending time carefully crafting my menu for this week, it all flew out the window when we decided to go up to Sonoma to pick up our wine shipment. The winery is now open for tastings al fresco with … Continue reading

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BFD Mushroom omelet and Thai salad 10/18/20

First of all thanks to all my new viewers! Recently I have been averaging between 700 and 1000 views per day. Most of these are from India and Thailand. It is so exciting. So thanks! Today is Breakfast For Dinner! … Continue reading

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LFD – Dal soup, hummus, and pita. 10/17/20

Leftovers For Dinner are on the menu tonight. I am taking the Afghani dal from Tuesday and adding some additional stock along with spinach and tomatoes and making a red lentil soup. With the soup we are having hummus with pita and … Continue reading

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Shrimp tostadas. 10/16/20

We originally decided to have shrimp tacos because I had bought a mango that now felt ripe and did not want to waste it. When I made the salsa, though, the mango turned out to be not ripe but green … Continue reading

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Penne with zucchini and mushrooms. 10/14/20

On Wednesday we were supposed to have chicken but we forgot to put the chicken in its sous vide bath so we opted for pasta. I salted the zucchini and let it sit for a half an hour to lose … Continue reading

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