Category Archives: Easy

Pi Day. 3.14

Since I did not happen to think about it when I was planning out the menu, I am taking a minor deviation from the plan to present our silliness on Pi Day. This is a very difficult dinner (NOT)! Buy … Continue reading

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Roasted cod with chickpea purée and asparagus. 3/12/19

This morning we went to Whole Foods where there was a sale on fresh Atlantic cod for $8.95 a pound. Combine that with the Amazon discount and we bought enough cod for dinner plus 2 bananas for $7.95.  What a … Continue reading

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Vegetable stew with chickpeas and ditalini. 3/9/19

If you are looking to use up vegetables that have sat a little too long in the crisper this vegetable stew is a great way to turn them into dinner. Carrots, onions, fennel, celery, garlic, tomatoes, and broccoli (or what … Continue reading

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Roasted chicken thighs and confetti rice. 3/8/19

John cooks these chicken thighs in a slow oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. They are juicy and satisfying. I serve mine with barbecue sauce. I cook jasmine rice in the Instant Pot. It turns out perfectly … Continue reading

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Linguine with meat sauce. 3/1/19

I have some leftover marinara sauce from the eggplant Parmesan on Valentine’s Day and I also have the remainder of the package of ground beef that I bought for the hamburgers last night. So I brown the meat hard with … Continue reading

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Simply a hamburger and a salad. 2/28/19

This week’s menu has gone all topsy-turvy but we are actually eating what was originally on it, just on different days. I am glad because tonight and tomorrow night are two of my favorites – hamburgers and pasta. So for … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian soup and sandwich. 2/25/19

This is a no recipe week. We are just eating things that we know how to make. Tonight’s vegan/vegetarian meal is a simple homemade soup and a pita sandwich. Celery soup is a whole head of roughly chopped celery cooked … Continue reading

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