Category Archives: Grains

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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Gazpacho! Tabbouleh! Veggie Burgers! 7/7/18

Dinner on Saturday was a mostly non-cooked vegan feast. It has been in the upper 90’sF for the last few days and too hot to be heating up the kitchen by turning on the oven or using the cooktop! Our … Continue reading

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Curried chicken and rice. 6/26/18

This is a curry-type dish that John likes to make. He toasts the spices in butter, adds onions, garlic, and ginger and then the rice and liquid so they cook together. The pre-cooked chicken, carrots and raisins get added later. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Farro with cannellini beans and Lacinato kale. 6/22/18

Here is a recipe that can be omnivorous, vegetarian, or vegan. It’s a mishmash of ideas from a few other recipes including Mark Bittman’s Tuscan Farro Soup form The NY Times Cooking site. I used my Instant Pot to make … Continue reading

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