Category Archives: Easy

Grilled flank steak and potato with broccoli 7/26/2

Looks like we are in for a hot week so grilling outside keeps the kitchen cool. John cooked the flank steak to medium and it was very tasty. I actually cooked the potatoes in the microwave first and then handed … Continue reading

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Day off sushi and wakame. 7/21/21

What can I say? We were busy on Wednesday and I just did not feel like cooking. Even to me there are days when the prep and cooking and clean up just seem like too much. We have a new … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta puttanesca with mushrooms and kale. 7/20/21

I have various tricks for making my pasta seem like more than it is. What I would really like is to eat half a pound of pasta at a time but I know that is not in the cards if … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy slaw. 7/19/21

This dinner can be made easily using some convenience products. John shredded some rotisserie chicken while I sautéed onions, garlic, and chopped jalapeño peppers. I combined the chicken with the veg and added some jarred salsa verde and shredded cheese. … Continue reading

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BFD Sautéed vegetables over mixed greens topped with scrambled eggs. 7/18/21

I know this looks a lot like last Sunday’s BFD (Breakfast For Dinner) but I love this combination. This week I added a couple of handfuls of cole slaw mix to my sauté. I season the vegetables with ginger, rogan … Continue reading

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Sushi + Chilean sea bass, new potatoes, Vichy carrots 7/17/21

Today is our actual anniversary day and we are cooking together as we do almost every day. Since today is special we are starting off with a first course of sushi and seaweed salad that we purchased at a local … Continue reading

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Chicken bowl. 7/16/21

Because we had such a fabulous dinner on Thursday, I decided to make myself a saner dinner on Friday. I am using chicken breast meat from the Costco rotisserie chicken, Power Greens Earthbound Farms greens, and some cut up cherry … Continue reading

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Orrechiette with mushrooms and broccoli. 7/14/21

Woo hoo, pasta twice in one week!! We were scheduled for salmon on Wednesday but changed direction when we found out that our restaurant dinner on Thursday would feature salmon. Making pasta was a simple solution since I had all … Continue reading

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Deconstructed fish tacos. 7/13/21

For Taco Tuesday I decided to skip the tortillas and put my taco innards on a plate. The thing with tacos is once you have taken your first bite they are hard to put down so you just keep eating … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with pesto and salad. 7/12/21

As a first course on Monday we started out with a tossed green salad with lots of extras. Mushrooms, carrots, cabbage, cherry tomatoes, and some spicy pepperoncini gave interest and texture to the salad. John complimented me on the salad … Continue reading

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