Category Archives: Easy

Breakfast For Dinner. 2/13/21

My BFD this week was packed with protein and vibrant colors. In addition to my usual scrambled egg, I prepared a cannellini bean salad and some wilted spinach and kale with a crumbled vegetarian patty. Although my whole dinner fit … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak with roasted vegetables. 2/10/21

On Wednesday John fired up the grill to cook an out-of-the-ordinary beef flank steak. First he marinated it and then grilled it to a rosy pink. It was very tasty. In the time it took to heat up the grill … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken, IP rutabagas, veg. 2/9/21

We used a couple of our specialty cookers for our comfort classic on Tuesday. For me, this dinner has a holiday vibe since the only time we ever had rutabagas was at Thanksgiving or Christmas. Making rutabagas which are very … Continue reading

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Prize winner! Algerian tagine. 2/8/21

This past week’s winner of most views by a country was Algeria with 355 views.  Dininglite.blog seems to be very popular in North Africa. Both Egypt, last week’s winner, and Algeria made strong showings. I decided to make a tagine … Continue reading

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BFD Eggs, veg patty, veg, salad. 2/7/21

First let me report that John had an omelet AGAIN! I made some scrambled eggs and a veggie patty which I topped with sautéed onions and mushrooms and served atop a split half of a pita. My green salad featured … Continue reading

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LFD-Koshari/chickpea stew with turkey sausage. 2/6/21

For our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) meal we used the tiny bit of koshari we had left over from Monday. Obviously we were going to have to figure out some way to stretch this into a whole dinner. I started … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with mushrooms and broccolini. 2/4/21

If you are like me and could sit down to at least 8 ounces of pasta and wish you could have more then you need to find a way to make a little pasta go a long way. I stretch … Continue reading

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Sheet pan shawarma with cod. 2/3/21

This is a very easy and tasty dinner that uses only one pan. The important step is not to overcook the fish. Give the vegetables about a 20 minute head start and then add the fish. Depending on how thick … Continue reading

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Rhode Island clam chowder 2/2/21

Rhode Island clam chowder is similar to New England clam chowder but is brothier. I used only 2 tablespoons of cream in a fairly large pot of soup. You may be thinking that this is the poor relation of its … Continue reading

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Prize winner – Egyptian koshari. 2/2/21

Egypt was the big winner last week with 1600 views of my blog. No doubt most of these were by mistake and I am really sorry-not-sorry that all these Egyptians ended up on my site when they were looking for … Continue reading

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