Category Archives: Kitchen tips

Seared tuna in tiger’s milk with edamame salad and rice. 8/3/21

A couple of times when we have been out to dinner we have ordered some fish that was in a Peruvian ceviche of tiger’s milk. Tiger’s milk is a spicy lime marinade which if you make it according to the … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with kale and rice. 7/31/21

Our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) were a replay of July 22nd’s Chana dal. We had made a double portion and froze half so all we needed 0to do was defrost the container, cook some new rice, and lay down a … Continue reading

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Scallops, potatoes, green beans. 7/30/21

Friday night’s dinner is pretty straight-forward although any dinner that includes scallops is pretty special. John does such a good job cooking them especially since we are not quite so strict on how much fat can go into the pan … Continue reading

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Penne with broccoli and mushrooms. 7/28/21

Yay, it is pasta night! Every time we have pasta I always say to John, “I could eat pasta every night of the week!” Originally broccolini was going to be our green vegetable. Since the store was all out, broccoli … Continue reading

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Breaded mahi mahi, zucchini and leeks. 7/27/21

Tonight we were supposed to be using the mahi mahi in a Brazilian fish stew. We would have to do a lot of amending to the recipe to make it healthy enough for us to eat, i.e. use light coconut … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak and potato with broccoli 7/26/2

Looks like we are in for a hot week so grilling outside keeps the kitchen cool. John cooked the flank steak to medium and it was very tasty. I actually cooked the potatoes in the microwave first and then handed … Continue reading

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Split chickpea stew (Chana dal) with rice and kale 7/22/21

This is another lesson in how to stretch your dinner intake. Along with cooking the chickpeas in the Instant Pot I also added the stems from the kale. John made some rice and I combined my half cup of white … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta puttanesca with mushrooms and kale. 7/20/21

I have various tricks for making my pasta seem like more than it is. What I would really like is to eat half a pound of pasta at a time but I know that is not in the cards if … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy slaw. 7/19/21

This dinner can be made easily using some convenience products. John shredded some rotisserie chicken while I sautéed onions, garlic, and chopped jalapeño peppers. I combined the chicken with the veg and added some jarred salsa verde and shredded cheese. … Continue reading

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Sushi + Chilean sea bass, new potatoes, Vichy carrots 7/17/21

Today is our actual anniversary day and we are cooking together as we do almost every day. Since today is special we are starting off with a first course of sushi and seaweed salad that we purchased at a local … Continue reading

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