Category Archives: Kitchen tips

Whole grain penne with asparagus. 4/16/20

We had penne with asparagus for dinner on Thursday and, boy, was it good! Here is a tip to make preparation super easy. While your salted pasta water is coming up to a boil, snap the ends off the asparagus … Continue reading

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🍤 Shrimp biryani with Instant Pot rice. 4/6/20

The original recipe I had for Shrimp Biryani called for the shrimp and the rice being cooked in the Instant Pot. You were supposed to use U-10 shrimp which are too pricy for our weeknight meal but apparently able to … Continue reading

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🥬 Not salad for lunch. 3/25/20

I am not a big fan of salad. It is a pain in the neck to construct and then you have to make salad dressing to have it be palatable. I much prefer my salad in its heated version – … Continue reading

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🥬 BFD. 3/15/20

Breakfast For Dinner, it is what we eat every Sunday night for dinner. John usually makes himself an omelet but I stick to soft scrambled eggs, a veggie breakfast patty, and toast. A special bonus today is that our daughter has made … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken enchiladas. 3/10/20

Have some chicken left over from that too-good-to-pass-up deal on rotisserie chicken at Costco? A quick and easy dinner to make is chicken enchiladas. I made a mixture of onions and garlic (sautéed first), pulled chicken, corn, and black beans … Continue reading

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🐓 White chicken chili. 2/25/20

The recipe I use for white chicken chili is from Food Network. I make a few changes. Since there are only two of us I halve the ingredients. We still have plenty left over.  Instead of mashing some of the … Continue reading

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🥬 Resend of White beans in broth over toast 2/20/20

Note: please excuse prior title-only post. I hit the publish key by accident. This is a great, easy vegan or vegetarian supper. For a vegan version swap in some white miso paste for the parmesan rinds. I hope everyone is … Continue reading

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