Category Archives: Mediterranean

Mediterranean vegan spaghetti. 4/18/19

We got back from our trip yesterday and I am ready to get cooking again! John and I each gained about 4 lbs. eating our way across the Atlantic, Spain, and France. We are going to work on this weight … 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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Cod with Moroccan flavors. 2/7/19

John prepares the marinade for the cod with some input from me. I ask him to cut down on the heat because I am still feeling the effects of last night’s jerk chicken. He substitutes regular paprika for the hot … Continue reading

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It is still summer here. 10/12/18

Here it is almost the middle of October and the high temperature yesterday was 89F. That is much too hot for this time of year. All the magazines and websites have articles extolling hardy fall dishes and I have no … Continue reading

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Harissa Chicken Thighs with Shallots. 9/9/18

We are having dinner mid-afternoon today since we are going to our son’s concert later. He is a beat boxer/bass in an a capella rock/funk band. We decide to try something new, a braised chicken dish with Mediterranean flavors. The sauce … Continue reading

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Busy person’s chicken dinner. 8/14/18

This is hardly a cooking post but sometimes when you are busy buying a prepared chicken and making a quick side is the best you can do. This turns out to be a very eensy chicken. Look at the size … Continue reading

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Mediterranean vegan/vegetarian dinner. 8/8/18

Today John is at the office working so dinner is in my hands. No surprise that it is meatless!  Dinner tonight consists of Lebanese tabbouleh and chickpeas with olive oil and cracked juniper berries on mixed greens plus a tomato … Continue reading

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