Category Archives: Grilling

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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Pork tenderloin with spicy ginger-peanut sauce. 6/11/20

We are finally done with chicken for the week and ready to try something new. I found this recipe on  NYTimes Cooking. The pork is cooked sous vide in its sauce and then charred a bit on the grill. The … Continue reading

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New! Spicy Thai Pork Tenderloin Salad. 5/27/20

This delicious salad comes from the NYTimes Cooking site. The site is not free but you can buy it separately from the newspaper. There are myriad recipes plus newsletters to subscribe to. You can upload recipes from other sites into … Continue reading

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Two light choices for Memorial Day grilling. 5/21/20

Here are a couple of dinners we have made over the last couple of days. They would be the perfect light dishes for Memorial Day grilling. Portobello mushroom burger with cole slaw and Texas caviar The marinated and grilled mushroom … Continue reading

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Spicy chicken yassa. 5/12/20

I got this West African recipe by Alexa Weibel from the NYTimes Cooking site. It turned out to involve a lot of steps, a lot of pots and pans, and too spicy for me. First you marinate the chicken, then … Continue reading

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🥬 Portobello burger with slaw and bean salad. 4/13/20

John marinated and then grilled a couple of portobello mushrooms for our dinner. I made my light cole slaw using non-fat Greek yogurt, light mayo, yellow mustard, cider vinegar, celery seed, and salt. In addition I made a cannellini bean, … Continue reading

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🐑 Rack of lamb, mashed potatoes, and asparagus. 4/8/20

We had a delicious Passover dinner with a rack of lamb that John sous vide and then finished on the grill, buttery mashed potatoes, and asparagus. It was a very springtime menu. We threw the diet out the window for … Continue reading

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