Category Archives: leftovers

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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Split chickpeas with spinach and basmati rice. 5/9/20

It looks as though I was trying to match the split chickpeas to the rice! Good job, me! I guess what happened is that both recipes included turmeric. I made the split chickpeas (Chana dal) in the Instant Pot and … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with thyme. 4/28/20

When we buy a package of chicken breasts they seem to come from giant breasted chickens. John and I share one and it is plenty. Tonight’s chicken breast is cooked at 160F using the sous vide method. John vacuum seals … Continue reading

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Red lentils, brown rice, and zucchini. 4/17/20

Following up on last night’s vegetarian/vegan dinner, here is another main course that can be totally vegan or vegetarian depending on your enhancements. I used light butter with canola oil to round out the flavors but you could use olive … Continue reading

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Tarragon chicken with mashed potatoes and broccoli. 4/15/20

We had a small change-up to our classic chicken dinner this week. Our daughter has tarragon growing in her garden and we asked her to bring some home. When John sous vide the chicken breast he added some leaves of … Continue reading

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Leftovers! 4/9 & 10/20

I have too many containers in my refrigerator! Being only two people and making all these dinners generates a lot of leftovers. For the past two nights we have been re-eating a prior meal and making an unlikely combo out … Continue reading

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🥬 Penne puttanesca 4/7/20

Puttanesca sauce saved in the freezer from around three weeks ago made for an easy vegan dinner paired with whole grain penne and a tossed salad.

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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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🥬 Composed salad. 3/20/20

In these harried days when no one is composed, make a composed salad out of leftovers and what you have in your fridge.  Starting with a bed of romaine, I put some egg salad, corn and diced asparagus stems, edamame, new … Continue reading

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