Category Archives: omnivore

Flank steak, broccoli salad, corn on the cob. 8/11/20

John and I used to enjoy wine with dinner most nights but since we have been on our weight loss regime for the last 11 months we have limited ourselves to a very occasional glass. So anytime we are having … Continue reading

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Grilling with the family. 8/9/20

Today we had a typical pandemic Sunday lunch on our patio with our kids. After we finished playing tennis and everyone got cleaned up our son helped me make a Thai inspired tomato and cucumber salad. He did a lot … Continue reading

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Steak salad with grilled cauliflower. 6/30/20

Tonight we used up part of the leftover flank steak from Sunday. I fixed a hearty greens salad and laid the strips of meat over it. I sliced up the one remaining roasted beet I had and dressed the plate … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch with our kids. 6/28/20

Over the past several weeks our son has been joining us for some tennis playing (non-competitive) and lunch (also non-competitive.) At first we just had burgers and salads but this week I decided to change things up.  John and I … Continue reading

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Pork tenderloin with spicy ginger-peanut sauce. 6/11/20

We are finally done with chicken for the week and ready to try something new. I found this recipe on  NYTimes Cooking. The pork is cooked sous vide in its sauce and then charred a bit on the grill. The … Continue reading

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BFD. 6/7/20

Whenever we have Breakfast For Dinner John always makes an omelet and I always make some sort of scrambled eggs because I am too impatient with the whole rigmarole of omelet making. Last night, though, I decided to give it a try. So … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 6/2/20

Usually you would not think of having beef stew in the summer but we had a piece of beef chuck in the freezer that needed using and John was in a beefy mood. We decided to do the cooking in … Continue reading

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New! Spicy Thai Pork Tenderloin Salad. 5/27/20

This delicious salad comes from the NYTimes Cooking site. The site is not free but you can buy it separately from the newspaper. There are myriad recipes plus newsletters to subscribe to. You can upload recipes from other sites into … Continue reading

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Rotini with mushroom/meat sauce. 5/13/20

Just looking at this bowl of pasta makes me happy! Even though I only allowed myself two ounces of pasta and two ounces of meat, the small pieces of mushroom mimicked the meat, and the sauce was plentiful and delicious. … Continue reading

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Sous vide pork tenderloin with roasted vegetables. 5/6/20

I have some catching up to do! On Wednesday John sous vide a pork tenderloin. We have often sworn never to buy pork tenderloin again. Usually it turns out dry and tasteless. Using the immersion circulator set to 130F (a … Continue reading

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