Category Archives: Recipes

My favorite spaghetti dish. 7/6/19

Since it is a long weekend I decided to make up a new batch of spaghetti sauce flavored with ground beef. John bought enough ground beef for us to have a hamburger meal plus at least four pasta dishes. Starting … Continue reading

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Shrimp cocktail and a salad. 6/27/19

Tonight we made another hot weather dinner. Unfortunately it was so chilly out that we had to close the back door! I am definitely not complaining about the weather though.  I know pretty soon it will be blazing hot again. … Continue reading

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Vegan Tuesday: Gazpacho and avocado toast. 6/18/19

Weather forecast on Tuesday was for warm-ish weather so I thought, cool-ish dinner. This no-cooking dinner with a spicy gazpacho and a creamy avocado toast hit the spot. My gazpacho contains a 14 oz. can of tomatoes and a little … Continue reading

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Mediterranean fish soup. 5/1/19

Mediterranean fish soup is a delicious combination of fish and shellfish, vegetables, and a slightly fennel-tomato-Pernod fish stock. It does not take long to cook but there is a lot of prep work. You can find the recipe by Rick … Continue reading

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Vegan springtime pasta. 4/29/19

What shouts Spring more than asparagus?! I bought a few too many spears for our holiday dinner on Saturday so I used them in my Meatless Monday dinner, Penne with Asparagus. I cut the asparagus to mimic the shape of … Continue reading

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Shrimp and brown rice. 4/23/19

Yesterday I made a 9”x 9” glass oven-proof dish of brown rice using the oven method. It’s not as fast as using the Instant Pot but it turns out great rice every time. See end of post for instructions. I used … Continue reading

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White bean and cabbage soup/stew. 4/20/19

For reasons relating to jet lag we still have not made it to the grocery store for a general re-stock shop. I am running out of dinners to make using what is left in the pantry and fridge. Luckily I … Continue reading

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