Category Archives: Grains

Sausage with peppers and onions on polenta. 3/19/19

Today is not all about baking (see my other post, Nana Banana Cake) we also need to eat dinner! While John is taking lead on the dinner making the sausage and polenta, I have a supporting role in the onions, … Continue reading

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Ides of March vegan fare. 3/15/19

Our daughter suggested I should carry on our silly themes by making an Ides of March Caesar salad and stick a knife in it. Pretty literal, I would say. I should have thought of these obscure not-quite-holidays when I was … Continue reading

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Barley risotto with mushrooms and carrots. 2/17/19

This is supposed to turn out like a creamy, tasty risotto except it doesn’t.  It is more like a tasteless bunch of barley. I had great hopes for it. But if you really love barley then it is for you. … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala. 12/3/18

I was thinking about something a little different for our Chicken Monday and came up with Chicken Marsala. John and I made a quick trip to the grocery store and bought some boneless chicken thighs and mushrooms. First John takes … Continue reading

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Mushroom farrotto 10/10/18

In farro with mushrooms the farro is taking the place of rice which would have made this dish mushroom risotto. Farro is a tasty grain and kind of looks like brown rice’s big brother with a nuttier flavor and a … Continue reading

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Mediterranean vegan/vegetarian dinner. 8/8/18

Today John is at the office working so dinner is in my hands. No surprise that it is meatless!  Dinner tonight consists of Lebanese tabbouleh and chickpeas with olive oil and cracked juniper berries on mixed greens plus a tomato … Continue reading

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Great vegetarian/vegan Greek dinner. 7/9/18

Note: For a vegan meal omit or substitute feta I am a little slow getting my post done today since I have been busy watching Wimbledon today. Ladies’ semi-finals! Mostly I am only interested in Roger Federer winning but I … Continue reading

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