Category Archives: Hot weather meals

Salmon bowl 6/29/22

This dish also comes with a gingery soy vinaigrette which I had not put on yet.There are so many contrasts in this bowl. The cauliflower rice and the salmon are warm while all the other components are cold. The vegetables … Continue reading

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Shrimp bowl 6/21/22

Temperatures today soared to 100+F so we needed a dinner which would not heat up the kitchen. The components of this shrimp bowl are mostly raw. The cauliflower rice can be heated up in the microwave and the shrimp are … Continue reading

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Burger with cole slaw and cauliflower 6/20/22

If you are thinking, “wow, that looks a lot like last Monday’s dinner”, you would be mostly correct. Significant differences, though, abound. The topping on my burger has changed from cheese to a mix of mayo and sriracha and the … Continue reading

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Hamburger with grilled cauliflower and coleslaw. 6/14/22

A hot day calls for cooking outside. While I made a cool cole slaw indoors, John cooked the burgers and cauliflower on the grill. While John and our daughter had burgers on sesame buns, I had mine without the extra … Continue reading

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Sushi. 6/11/22

Since it has been so hot here we decided to pitch our previous plan of salmon with roasted cauliflower and keep the kitchen cool by buying take-out sushi. We get sushi from one of our local grocery stores and it … Continue reading

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Southwest salad. 6/10/22

It was really hot here yesterday, in the upper 90s. So we scuttled our cooking plans and made a southwest salad. John and I used to buy this salad pre-made from Costco but, as it happens with many things we … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 6/9/22

This is a good dinner if you do not want to heat up the kitchen too much. I used cauliflower rice that can be heated up in a microwave and the sautéed shrimp cook in minutes. There are so many … Continue reading

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Stir-fried broccoli and chicken over kale and rice 6/1/22

The weather people assured me that the high temperature on Wednesday was supposed to be 73F. With very moderate temperatures for the day I felt that boiling a big pot of water to make fettuccini arrabbiata would not be a … Continue reading

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Grilled burger and black-eyed pea salad 5/25/22

We do not eat much red meat at our house but when we do I choose ground beef over any other cut. Forget your prime rib or filet mignon and just give me a straight up burger (or meat loaf, … Continue reading

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Turkey kielbasa with sauerkraut and bean salad 5/24/22

Extremely hot weather here in NorCal means we have had to switch gears for our dinner preparations. Our daughter said to me, ”You’re not making a stew and pasta on Tuesday and Wednesday, are you?! Temperatures for those days border … Continue reading

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