Category Archives: Methods

New! Tuna poke with rice 4/28/22

We went to Costco on Tuesday and decided to buy a package of tuna that looked great. I have been wanting to try making poke so this seemed like a good time. I used this recipe from Serious Eats as … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale 4/27/22

It’s Wednesday so it must be pasta! I cannot tell you how much I look forward to pasta night. Our pasta is a healthy, vegan bowl of vegetables and olive oil with some pasta water to make a thin sauce. … Continue reading

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Salmon bowls 4/26/22

This is a family favorite. While John brines the salmon for half an hour in 1 quart of water and 2 tablespoons of table salt, I cut up the veggies (thinly sliced cucumbers, chopped avocado, cabbage shredded, and edamame) and … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with sheet pan squash and sprouts 4/25/22

The most onerous job in this dinner was cutting the sprouts in half! The chicken is pulled rotisserie breast meat from Costco and heated through in the sauce. The sauce is a packet of McCormack’s chicken gravy made with Marsala … Continue reading

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Soy seasoned vegetables and eggs 4/24/22

Sunday’s breakfast for dinner consisted of several different vegetables sauteed until crisp/tender and seasoned with soy sauce, garlic, and ginger. In a separate pan i soft scrambled two eggs and laid them on top. The vegetables I used were mushrooms, … Continue reading

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Tilapia with mustard sauce, new potatoes, and broccoli 4/22/22

It is so nice to be cooking again! During our vacation I ate everything I could possibly want and it is great to get back to the clean, crisp flavors of my own kitchen. I have planned out the rest … Continue reading

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Scallops, new potatoes, sprouts 3/31/22

This is the second of our special occasion for no reason dinners this week. And much like our pasta dinner on Wednesday it was delicious, quick to make, and easy (but, alas, not inexpensive.) Since the scallops take almost no … Continue reading

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Fusilli with broccolini and mushrooms. 3/30/22

I suggested to John last night that maybe we should have pasta with vegetables twice a week. It is delicious, quick, inexpensive, and easy. Plus it’s vegan! Really how many dinners can check all those boxes! So I chopped up … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, butternut squash, green beans. 3/29/22

On Monday we bought some Chilean sea bass from Costco. It is a departure from our usual frozen pieces. It, being fish, needed to be eaten by at least the next day. John roasted the sea bass for about 20 … Continue reading

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Chicken “piccata” with broccoli and Vichy carrots. 3/28/22

The reason I call this sort of chicken piccata is because we did not start out with a butter sauce. We used our stand-by, McCormack Chicken Gravy, to use as a base. Instead of making the mix with a cup … Continue reading

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