Category Archives: leftovers

🥬 Root vegetable soup. 12/6/19

On Monday for our belated Thanksgiving dinner we made mashed rutabagas. The rutabaga that we bought was massive, one of those waxed ones that we rarely see here on the west coast. It was delicious but we had a lot … Continue reading

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Chicken chili. 10/18/19

This week instead of making up a menu and assigning a different meal to each day, I merely made a menu with seven different meals. This way I had an idea of what I needed to shop for but the … Continue reading

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All-week Soup 10/12/19

Back at the beginning of the week I made what I called a last salute to summer-fresh vegetables with garbanzo beans and soup pasta. We had quite a bit leftover so during the week John ate it for lunch a … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegan vegetable soup in half an hour. 9/18/19

Tonight is supposed to be chickpea stew but I have vegetables calling to me, so, change in plans! Here is how to get homemade vegetable soup on the table fast. Cut up the onions first. Turn your pan on medium … Continue reading

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Leftovers taco for one. 8/7/19

John and I make and eat dinner together each evening but breakfast and lunch are totally free-form.  We eat what we want at whatever time we like. It works best for us this way. Today I made a leftovers taco … Continue reading

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Lamb and salads. 7/13/19

In my ongoing attempt to use up what foods we have in our freezer, tonight we had some boneless leg of lamb (left over from Passover) with an embellished cole slaw (leftover from last night) and a couscous Mediterranean salad. … Continue reading

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Stretching our food budget. 7/10/19

Yesterday John worked at his office which meant over an hour commute home.  So often on these days the original plans for dinner go out the window and we pretty much just scrounge around in the refrigerator figuring out something … Continue reading

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