Category Archives: Grilling

Grilled flank steak. 10/7/20

We do not eat much red meat here but when we do flank steak is often our choice. It is a flavorful piece of meat, low fat, and, as long as you cut it across the grain, it is not … Continue reading

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A hamburger. 9/29/20

On Tuesday night while I was watching the debacle that was the “Presidential” “Debate” I lost my will to cook and threw my diet out the window. John is always a willing co-conspirator in these rare moments. He quickly defrosted … Continue reading

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Grilling time! 9/7/20

It is Labor Day! We have managed to get through almost the whole summer without seeing anyone except our immediate family and the checkers at the grocery store. Luckily I Zoom with my sisters in Florida once a week and … Continue reading

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Grilled portobello burgers with Thai salad. 8/15/20

It was 106F today so there was no cooking in the kitchen. John grilled our mushrooms outside and I seared off some onions and added basil and whole grain mustard to our “burgers” for additional flavor. The salad I made … Continue reading

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Flank steak, broccoli salad, corn on the cob. 8/11/20

John and I used to enjoy wine with dinner most nights but since we have been on our weight loss regime for the last 11 months we have limited ourselves to a very occasional glass. So anytime we are having … Continue reading

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Grilling with the family. 8/9/20

Today we had a typical pandemic Sunday lunch on our patio with our kids. After we finished playing tennis and everyone got cleaned up our son helped me make a Thai inspired tomato and cucumber salad. He did a lot … Continue reading

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Anniversary scallops! 7/17/20

Since it is our anniversary we are having a special dinner. Usually we try to dine out at some fabulous restaurant for our special occasion. But not this year. So we made our favorite dinner which is panko breaded, deep-fried … Continue reading

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Steak salad with grilled cauliflower. 6/30/20

Tonight we used up part of the leftover flank steak from Sunday. I fixed a hearty greens salad and laid the strips of meat over it. I sliced up the one remaining roasted beet I had and dressed the plate … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch with our kids. 6/28/20

Over the past several weeks our son has been joining us for some tennis playing (non-competitive) and lunch (also non-competitive.) At first we just had burgers and salads but this week I decided to change things up.  John and I … Continue reading

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Afghani dal, white rice, grilled cauliflower! 6/23/20

Make some white rice and cook Afghani dal. Sprinkle with an herb and add a dollop of yogurt. (Note: I use only .5 tablespoon of minced ginger, and cooking spray instead of olive oil.) Add a side of grilled cauliflower. … Continue reading

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