Category Archives: Leftovers For Dinner

Hot night, cool dinner. 9/8/21

In the San Francisco Bay Area September is the hottest month of the year. For those of us brought up in the mid-Atlantic states and New England, we are expecting a cool break in the weather. Even though I have … 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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Grilled lamb, potato salad, vegetable salad

This is actually a plate of leftovers from our Memorial Day cookout with the family. John divided a 6 lb. boneless leg of lamb into several pieces and then cooked it to various degrees of doneness so that there was … Continue reading

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Chana dal two ways. 5/28, 29/21

We made Chana dal (dried chickpea stew) on Friday and then had it for leftovers on Saturday. On Friday we ate it on top of raw kale and rice with a garnish of mango salsa, cilantro, and sriracha. On Saturday … Continue reading

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Seared scallops with asparagus and rice mix 5/15/21

Saturday night is usually Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) but the only leftovers we had were some rice and some farro. So I mixed those together and added asparagus as our vegetable and scallops for the protein. John always does a … Continue reading

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Semi-Leftovers For Dinner Classic chicken style. 5/11/21

Usually LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) happens on Saturday night but we ended up with some bits and pieces from last week’s dinner and decided to incorporate the leftovers into an actual weekly menu dinner. Our leftovers were some chicken gravy, … Continue reading

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Planning ahead – Leftovers For Dinner (LFD). 5/8/21

Does this plate look familiar? It looks familiar because this is the other half of the double portion of Chana dal we made on Monday. What a pleasure to know that Saturday night’s dinner only needs a reheat and a … Continue reading

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Grilled harissa chicken with farro and spiced cauliflower (LFD) 4/10/21

The leftover part of our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) this week consisted of farro that I made extra of on Friday and half of a head of cauliflower. John marinated the boneless, skinless chicken thighs in the harissa (store-bought jar) … Continue reading

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Salmon, rice, broccoli. 3/29/21

John and I had a disagreement over how to cook the salmon. I read somewhere that you should cook it in a 400F oven for 10 minutes an inch on a rack that has been sprayed with an oil spray … Continue reading

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LFD – Chickpea stew over rainbow kale. 3/20/21

LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) is on the menu tonight and you probably recognize the dish from Meatless Monday. Since the chickpea stew has been sitting in the refrigerator all week, it has absorbed most of the liquid in the dish. … Continue reading

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