Category Archives: Recipes

Spaghetti with shrimp, pancetta, and Fresno chiles 5/12/21

Tonight we made a new recipe. The original recipe is from the Food Network by Geoffrey Zakarian. I have included my slimmed down recipe for 2 servings below the picture. Our spaghetti dish turned out super-good. We used whole grain … Continue reading

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Afghani dal with lacinato kale. 4/14/21

Afghani style red lentils over lacinato kale with pita For as quick and easy vegan dish it is hard to beat these fast-cooking red lentils. Here is the recipe – Afghani Dal 2 tsp. olive oil 1 finely chopped medium … Continue reading

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Linguine with Mushroom Bolognese. 4/12/21

Monday’s whole grain linguine was topped with a Bolognese which was vegan/vegetarian and sat on a bed of raw Lacinato kale. Mushroom Bolognese is a delicious vegetable based spaghetti sauce. I posted a lengthy discussion and recipe back in February. … Continue reading

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Farro vegetable bowl with nuoc cham 4/9/21

After the heft of our dining-out experience on Thursday we decided on much lighter fare for Friday. Baking the farro in a 9 x 9 inch glass baking dish is a simple but delicious way to cook farro. ________________________________________________________________________________________ Oven … Continue reading

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Wednesday is Pasta Day! 4/7/21

I am officially declaring Wednesday Pasta Day. What other food is more perfect than pasta to get you over the hump of the weekdays and sliding on into the weekend. Plus noodles of one sort or another are in almost … Continue reading

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Easter bread and Brussels sprouts. 4/4/21

On Sunday we decided to have our eggs in the form of cake. Our daughter made this delicious yeast cake/bread called Colomba di Pasqua, or dove of Easter in Italian. It was so good! We ate a lot of it. … Continue reading

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Country winner, Thailand! Tom Yum Soup. 3/26/21

This favorite in Thailand is a great low calorie, healthy soup. Here is a link to the recipe I used. https://www.recipetineats.com/tom-yum-soup-thai/. There are two recipes included one for the brothy soup that I made and another for a creamy soup. … Continue reading

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Vegan night-salad and pasta with broccoli and mushrooms. 3/22/21

I admit to being lazy when it comes to salad. If I can get an assortment of salad greens already washed I am all for it. For Monday’s salad I used a bagged chopped salad that included some bitter greens. … Continue reading

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Weekly winner – Brazil! Shrimp Moqueca 3/19/21

First, thank you to all the Brazilians who happened upon my site while looking for something else! We had fun reading Brazilian recipes and deciding on this moqueca to make. Moqueca is a Brazilian seafood stew. …Moqueca can be made … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Fusion. 3/17/21

Since we have been celebrating as many food-themed holidays as we can due to the tedium of the pandemic, why not St. Patrick’s Day too?! My sisters were telling me how they were making Irish soda bread and corned beef … Continue reading

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