Category Archives: Recipes

Sous vide chicken breast with zucchini and potatoes. 7/30/20

Tonight’s chicken dinner was enhanced with the parsley sauce we made for the sea bass the other night. It is great when you can use a sauce for more than one dinner. The chicken itself is a little bland so … Continue reading

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Sea bass, Vichy carrots, new potatoes, parsley sauce. 7/28/20

This was a stellar dinner. We bought these Chilean sea bass individually frozen fillets from Costco and they were great. It is on the expensive side since the per meal cost of the fish is about $13 for the two … Continue reading

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Salmon with mango salsa. 7/14/20

First, let me say that we did eat on Monday and I forgot to take a picture! Our son took the day off from work and came over to play tennis and enjoy an al fresco lunch (which was our … Continue reading

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Gujarati dal (split pigeon peas) 7/7/20

This dal is made with split pigeon peas or Toor dal. It has the usual spices plus peanuts, chile, and tomatoes.  After sautéing the tempering and spices the rest of the ingredients go into the Instant Pot for five minutes … Continue reading

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Clam chowder with crouton. 7/6/20

A while ago I came across a recipe by the chef, Gabriel Hamilton, for a clam chowder that you serve over toast. It was way more complicated and full of fat than anything I normally make but the idea appealed … 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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Hummus, tabbouleh, and golden beets. 6/27/20

To finish off our vegetarian/vegan week I made a great dinner for a hot night, hummus with tabbouleh and golden beets.  I bought prepared hummus, roasted the golden beets in the morning, and made a Lebanese tabbouleh which is heavy … Continue reading

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Chana dal. 6/25 and 6/26/2020

My all vegetarian/vegan week is turning into a mostly dal week. First John and I made too much Afghani dal On Tuesday and since we love it, we ate it again the next night. Then we made Chana dal on … Continue reading

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Afghani dal, white rice, grilled cauliflower! 6/23/20

Make some white rice and cook Afghani dal. Sprinkle with an herb and add a dollop of yogurt. (Note: I use only .5 tablespoon of minced ginger, and cooking spray instead of olive oil.) Add a side of grilled cauliflower. … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Toor dal. 6/20/20

I got the recipe for toor dal from PippingPotCurry. This site takes Indian food and makes it quick and easy using an Instant Pot. Here is where you can find the recipe. (The recipe is at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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