Category Archives: Legumes

Red beans and rice. 1/1/19

Let the cooking begin! I am sooooo happy to be back in my own kitchen! Though I am not a big believer in luck, I figure that a traditional lucky dinner to start the new year couldn’t hurt. So I … Continue reading

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Humble Offerings. 12/14/18

Tonight we go out to a simple wine bar in the neighborhood near our hotel in Orvieto. Our first thought is to have a little antipasti and a glass of wine but the appetizer is so good we decide to … Continue reading

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Ethiopian lunch. 11/28/18

I do not cook a new dinner because this is the fabulous food I had for lunch! My daughter and I took a break from outlet mall shopping (where we bought nothing) for a fine Ethiopian lunch at Zeni’s in … Continue reading

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Chickpea stew with turkey sausage. 11/20/18

I finish up the chickpea stew that I made this morning with ditalini, a package of dark greens (no Romaine), and a little turkey sausage to make it hardier. It is actually fine without the meat but I am trying … Continue reading

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Vegan Instant Pot Chickpea Biryani. 10/30/18

If you own an Instant Pot, Chickpea Biryani is super fast and super easy. What takes the longest is soaking the rice for 20 minutes! My recipe is an adaptation of a NYTimes Cooking dish, Pressure Cooker Shrimp Biryani. I … Continue reading

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Kitchen picnic. 10/29/18

Don’t like sitting on a blanket on the ground? Have a kitchen picnic. For our kitchen picnic we have grilled chicken thighs with BBQ sauce. As accompaniments to John’s grilling, I spice up some baked beans and broccoli salad. We … Continue reading

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Mexican night. 10/7/18

Since we are going home on Tuesday, this will be my last post until Wednesday. We have scrubbed the kitchen sparkly and cleared all the decks of everything in anticipation of a photographer coming to take pictures so we can … Continue reading

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