Category Archives: Easy

🥩 Grilled flank steak. 1/9/20

I have to admit that I kind of went off the rails on Wednesday. Cooking, dieting, cooking, dieting, I needed a break. Although I had planned a nice vegetarian meal of bean tacos, they never got made. John was a … Continue reading

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⚓️ Scallops, snow peas, steamed new potatoes 1/7/20

Scallops, snow peas and steamed potatoes-if you are me there is nothing better. This is my favorite meal for special events and for every day.  We were at Costco this morning and scallops were on the “to buy” list. Once … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken vegetable soup. 1/6/20

Today I am a magician in the kitchen. I made chicken soup with no work at all.  I took the remnants of the chickpea stew we has last Thursday and added a half container of chicken stock. Then I dumped … Continue reading

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⚓️ New Year’s Eve scallops. 12/31/19

Happy NYE and I hope you have celebrated responsibly.  Our scallop dinner was a fine way to usher in 2020. John seared some scallops and I made the broccoli, new potatoes, and tartar sauce. John bought a half bottle of … Continue reading

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🐖 Pulled pork chili. 12/30/19

I am behind in getting these meals that we so carefully planned posted. We have been sticking to the menu this week and eating lots of good things. Unusually for us we are eating pork tonight in a pulled pork … Continue reading

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⚓️ Shrimp tacos. 12/27/19

On Christmas Eve one of the hors d’oeuvres we served was poached shrimp with a cocktail sauce. We had some left over so for dinner tonight we made very easy shrimp tacos. John heated up the shrimp in a pan … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils and ginger with creamed spinach. 12/26/19

Our house is still awash with baked goodies—rum cake, all sorts of cookies, focaccia, and panettone, but it is time to put the brakes on the endless eating. Oh, I have enjoyed it, the prime rib, the silky mashed potatoes, … Continue reading

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