Category Archives: Holidays

Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/19/20

Note: Eek, I wrote this post on Saturday and then forgot to post it! Sorry. Although we are not religious, we still like to celebrate the holidays of both our faiths. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year and begins … 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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🐑 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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⚓️ New Year’s Eve scallops. 12/31/19

Happy NYE and I hope you have celebrated responsibly.  Our scallop dinner was a fine way to usher in 2020. John seared some scallops and I made the broccoli, new potatoes, and tartar sauce. John bought a half bottle of … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils and ginger with creamed spinach. 12/26/19

Our house is still awash with baked goodies—rum cake, all sorts of cookies, focaccia, and panettone, but it is time to put the brakes on the endless eating. Oh, I have enjoyed it, the prime rib, the silky mashed potatoes, … Continue reading

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🎅🏻 Merry Christmas Eve! 12/24/19

Homemade panettone and rum cake!

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🦃 Belated Thanksgiving dinner. 12/2/19

We missed Thanksgiving because we were away on our trip. Our son had Thanksgiving at his house with his wife and family and her parents. Our daughter had a Friendsgiving. But John and I felt we should have our own … Continue reading

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🦃 Happy Early Thanksgiving! 11/8/19

Next week we are going to go to Southeast Asia. How exciting is that?! While we are there we are going to learn about history and see the sights plus take some culinary classes! We are really hoping to become … Continue reading

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🥬 Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/29/19

We had a really fine dinner to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and it was vegetarian to boot! Our daughter and I went crazy baking. I made an apple pie since apples are symbolic for the holiday and our daughter made challah. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day dinner. 6/16/19

When I was growing up the thing that my father liked to do on Father’s Day was play golf all day and then come home and watch the U.S. Open on TV. I think for him, not being with the … Continue reading

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