Category Archives: Legumes

Pasta fagioli. 3/26/19

John is working at his office today so I am flying solo tonight for dinner. This pasta fagioli is based on a recipe by Giada De Laurentiis of Food Network fame. You can take a look at her recipe here. … Continue reading

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Red lentils and salad. 3/18/19

I make this as a vegetarian dish by adding some dairy toppings. For a vegan dish omit the garnishes. We start our dinner tonight with a Greek salad embellished with leftover tabbouleh and thinly sliced cucumber. The cheese on top … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Chili. 3/17/19

This is a quick chili that you can make with rotisserie chicken from the grocery store. It features white beans, poblano and jalapeño peppers, and plenty of lime. At our house we manage to eat the whole pot although that … Continue reading

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Ides of March vegan fare. 3/15/19

Our daughter suggested I should carry on our silly themes by making an Ides of March Caesar salad and stick a knife in it. Pretty literal, I would say. I should have thought of these obscure not-quite-holidays when I was … Continue reading

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Vegetable stew with chickpeas and ditalini. 3/9/19

If you are looking to use up vegetables that have sat a little too long in the crisper this vegetable stew is a great way to turn them into dinner. Carrots, onions, fennel, celery, garlic, tomatoes, and broccoli (or what … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian soup and sandwich. 2/25/19

This is a no recipe week. We are just eating things that we know how to make. Tonight’s vegan/vegetarian meal is a simple homemade soup and a pita sandwich. Celery soup is a whole head of roughly chopped celery cooked … Continue reading

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Great pasta fagioli. 2/19/19

Wow, did this turn out well! Our daughter who always looks askance at anything we cook gave it an A+. We followed Giada De Laurentiis’s recipe tweaking it to make it our own (and better!) While our recipe is for … Continue reading

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