Category Archives: Kitchen tips

Mushroom Bourguignon, mashed potatoes, mixed veg. 1/14/21

Mushroom Bourguignon is a NYTimes Cooking site recipe. If you have a NYTimes Cooking subscription you can access it. Sometimes people post a recipe from the site on the internet so if you are interested in it and do not … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, new potatoes, asparagus. 1/11/21

What can I tell you about this dinner other than it is quick, easy, and delicious! We get frozen individually wrapped portions of Chilean sea bass at Costco so the fish is not quite so expensive but is excellent quality. … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 1/5/21

This is one of my favorite pasta dishes. While John heats up the water for the pasta, I sauté mushrooms, onions, and garlic in some olive oil spray. I cut the asparagus on the bias and put the stem pieces … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/5/21

This is just an extra post about what I eat for lunch.  I am thinking that maybe people think that I starve myself all day so that I can eat the dinners that are described here. That is totally not … Continue reading

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BFD Mexican influenced Breakfast for Dinner. 1/3/21

I am thinking that I might continue the ethnic theme for these BFDs, at least for a while. I can imagine doing an Indian inspired or Chinese inspired take on my egg-based dishes. Keeping meals interesting as well as colorful … Continue reading

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LFD Colorful vegetables and lentils. 1/2/21

After yesterday’s rather dull dish, I made an eye-popping plate of food for Saturday’s Leftovers For Dinner. Using Monday’s red lentils and the rest of the hearty salad greens, I started with basically the same dinner again and then added … Continue reading

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Fancy scallops dinner. 12/31/20

Last post, last dinner of 2020! I am hoping for a healthy, happier 2021. Putting 2020 in the rear-view mirror deserves a festive dinner so John and I recreated our favorite from the now defunct Oak City Grill. Scallops always … Continue reading

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Easy tostada. 12/30/20

Our nearby Costco has 2 pound bags of boneless rotisserie chicken breasts. I assume that the leftover rotisserie chickens get taken apart for more revenue producing products. Once I am home with my bag of chicken I divide it into … Continue reading

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Delicious soup from your pantry. 12/29/20

I have talked about this clam chowder before, how it is low in calories, quick and easy to make, and delicious. But did you realize that you can make it from pantry and staple refrigerator items? Here is the recipe. … Continue reading

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BFD – Breakfast For Dinner. 12/27/20

Ah, BFD, so easy but often so dull. I decided to load my plate with color tonight. They say you eat with your eyes first. When it comes to eating, I will do it any way can! Bright yellow eggs, … Continue reading

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