Category Archives: Kitchen tips

🥬 Vegetarian/vegan tacos. 1/10/20

Most people love tacos! They are so versatile. You can stuff them with beef, chicken, fish, shrimp, or,  like tonight’s dinner, with beans and condiments. The filling I made is pinto beans thickened with fat free refried beans and spiced … Continue reading

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🥬 New recipe! Vegan lentils with roasted root vegetables. 1/5/20

This is my take on a recipe by Melissa Clark of NY Times Cooking. I wanted more vegetables and to make it a little less fussy. It turned out really tasty even with my shortcuts like pre-chopped butternut squash, bottled … Continue reading

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🐖 Pulled pork chili. 12/30/19

I am behind in getting these meals that we so carefully planned posted. We have been sticking to the menu this week and eating lots of good things. Unusually for us we are eating pork tonight in a pulled pork … Continue reading

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🥬 New! Coconut red curry with tofu 12/28/19

I wish I could link the NYTimes Cooking site recipes to my blog but they are behind a paywall. So if you are subscribing to the app, you might want to try this recipe with the following caveats! John and … Continue reading

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🥬 Chickpea, fennel, and mustard greens with ditalini. 2/20/19

Our regular chickpea stew got some new ingredients for tonight’s supper. Instead of celery, I used fennel. In place of collard greens or kale, I used spicier mustard greens. It is the same comforting dish with a slightly altered taste.

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🥬 Spicy Thai basil eggplant. 12/16/19

We are still working on getting this to taste like our favorite Thai dish. The problem is, I think, since we are cutting down on oil and sugar that it is probably impossible to get it to taste like a … Continue reading

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🦃 Peppers stuffed with ground turkey and farro. 12/11/19

Inspired by a blog post by Cooking Without Limits for stuffed peppers, I decided to try making some myself. John was busy installing a new modem and router so I had to come up with a recipe on my own. … Continue reading

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