Category Archives: leftovers

Leftover day. 9/11/20

One of the great things about making a double recipe of something you really like is that there is plenty left for another dinner. Of course you run the risk of overeating which I managed to do on both nights … Continue reading

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Substituting ingredients. 8/30/20

Tonight we are making chicken chili with the last bit of our rotisserie chicken. Problem is, we do not have most of the ingredients that we normally use since we are still inhabiting the desert island of a rental unit. … Continue reading

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Rotisserie chicken. 8/28/20

I just noticed that I skipped August 28th! My bad! Maybe I skipped it because we had a rather unimaginative meal of a Costco chicken with a mix of cauliflower rice and leftover yellow rice and the always available broccoli. … Continue reading

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Leftovers. 8/13/20

Tonight we got around to fixing dinner late and decided to just eat up what was left in the refrigerator. The rice, Chana dal, and tabbouleh made a nice combination and we did not have to heat up the kitchen … Continue reading

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Tropical salmon. 8/3/20

John said, first thing, that salmon was not a fish you find in the tropics. This was followed by broccoli not being a tropical vegetable. Undaunted I continued with my plans and I think that this colorful plate looks inviting … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with zucchini and potatoes. 7/30/20

Tonight’s chicken dinner was enhanced with the parsley sauce we made for the sea bass the other night. It is great when you can use a sauce for more than one dinner. The chicken itself is a little bland so … Continue reading

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Pulled pork tacos with Texas caviar. 7/27/20

This dinner was a reprise of Sunday’s family lunch. Since this pork is a fattier cut than most of “the other white meat,” I had to keep my portion small. I did not fold up my taco but ate it … Continue reading

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Chicken breast with rice and broccoli. 7/16/20

John sous vide the chicken breast, the rice was left over from the other night, and I made a lot of broccoli. There were no leftovers tonight! We topped our broccoli with Parmesan cheese and I had bbq sauce on … Continue reading

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Steak salad with grilled cauliflower. 6/30/20

Tonight we used up part of the leftover flank steak from Sunday. I fixed a hearty greens salad and laid the strips of meat over it. I sliced up the one remaining roasted beet I had and dressed the plate … Continue reading

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Khaki soup. 6/27/20

Here is a little soup I basically made out of nothing. It is not much of a looker but it tastes pretty good. In fact, John took a spatula and ate the last drops out of the food processor! Saute … Continue reading

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