Category Archives: Grilling

Grilling on the Fourth. 7/4/21

Happy Fourth of July! We took advantage of a beautiful day here in Northern California grilling our dinner and eating al fresco. Because we like to eat volume so we used our one roll to support two different burgers. This … Continue reading

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Father’s Day celebration. 6/19/21

We had a family cookout on Saturday in honor of our two dads, John and our son. The grandkids were excited to have “Zayde burgers” and we had some tasty salads and a banana cake (made by me!) with vanilla … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, butternut squash, broccoli. 6/15/21

Delicious dinner tonight coming from John’s great ability to accurately judge the doneness of meat on the grill. Flank steak is a very tasty cut of beef. It is important, though, to understand that giving it a dry rub and … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, Brussels sprouts, and grilled potatoes. 5/14/21

Here is how this dinner shaped up. John marinated the flank steak which is a lean but tasty cut of beef which is tender when you slice it across the grain. Then he grilled it to a perfect medium rare. … Continue reading

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Grilled harissa chicken with farro and spiced cauliflower (LFD) 4/10/21

The leftover part of our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) this week consisted of farro that I made extra of on Friday and half of a head of cauliflower. John marinated the boneless, skinless chicken thighs in the harissa (store-bought jar) … Continue reading

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Lamb chops, mashed potatoes, asparagus. 3/27/21

Saturday night we celebrated the first night of Passover with a Seder and a festive meal. Grilled lamb chops, mashed potatoes, asparagus with sauce gribiche Since this was a festive occasion we were not counting calories and enjoyed our mashed … 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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Grilled steak Bourguignon. 1/20/21

As a special treat since it was Inauguration Day we bought a steak that John grilled outside. We served it napped in the leftover mushroom Bourguignon from last week. It was quite spectacular. For my part I made roasted new … Continue reading

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Lamb chops with rutabagas and green beans. 1/4/21

We had red meat once in December and once in November so I guess this is the red meat dinner for January. We have had these lamb chops in the freezer for quite a while and it was time to … Continue reading

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Goal!!!!!!!!!!! 11/2/20

Today I met my weight loss goal!! I have lost 60 pounds in a little over a year, about a pound a week. (That is a total loss of a little more than 27.2 kg.) As you read through my … Continue reading

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